2012 Women's Soccer
Record: 14-4 Home: 9-2 Away: 4-2 Neutral: 1-0 WHAC: 6-2
Aimee Luurtsema Image
Aimee Luurtsema
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 1st Season

After recently graduating in May, 2012, Aimee Luurtsema begins her first season as an assistant coach for the women's soccer program. In addition to her duties with the Golden Eagles soccer team, Luurtsema is the assistant sports information director for Cornerstone athletics.

Luurtsema is a Grandville, Michigan native. She came to Cornerstone after graduating from Hudsonville Unity Christian and furthering her education and soccer career at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Before moving to the coaching ranks, Luurtsema started as a defender/forward at Liberty University for four years - earning Big South all-conference honors named to Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) all-state first team led Liberty and finished second in the Big South with 13 goals became the third player in school history to net more than 10 goals in a season paced team and finished No. 2 in the conference in total points with 31 points her junior season, making herself one of two Lady Flames to put up more than 30 points in a season earned Big South Player of the Week honors was named Big South and ECAC Player of the Week after putting up four goals and an assist became the fourth player in school history to record four goals in a single game and second to post nine points named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll all four years.

Luurtsema has had past coaching experience from Liberty University summer soccer camps, local soccer academy, Adam Godwin Soccer Academy, year round, and started a summer local soccer camp, Thunder Foot Soccer, with Michigan State soccer graduates and high school teammates, Laura Heyboer and Jill Flietstra during the summer of 2007.

Luurtsema graduated from Liberty University in 2012 with a degree in Business and a specialization in marketing. "I am excited to see the impact that God will have in my life here, in Cornerstone athletics. I am extremely passionate about soccer and love to bring my marketing skills to the sports information side of things. I have had the privilege to become the soccer player I am today because of coaches and teammates and I am thrilled to pass my knowledge onto the players this season and look forward to the challenge."

Women's Soccer Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
00Kathy ButtSRGK5-6Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West HS
2Marissa BlissSRGK/D5-4Grand Rapids, Mich.Northview HS
3Kelley RitsemaSRF5-4Traverse City, Mich.Traverse City Christian HS
4Maylani SiemaszJRD5-7Waterford, Mich.Waterford Mott HS
5Amanda Van LaarJRF5-4Alto, Mich.Caledonia HS
6Laura RoerigSOM5-5Grandville, Mich.Unity Christian HS
7Paige KnottSRD5-4Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West HS
8Morgan VanceSRM5-4Grand Rapids, Mich.Northview HS
9Anna DuckworthJRM5-3Belmont, Mich.Northpointe Christian HS
10Nicole YbemaSRD5-6Middleville, Mich.Thornapple Kellogg HS
11Teigan MitchamFRD5-8Grand Rapids, Mich.Forest Hills Northern HS
12Kate WiegmanSOD5-6Wheaton, Ill.Wheaton North HS
13Josie LittyFRF5-6Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville HS
14Melissa McIntireJRM5-3Papua, New GuineaNumonohi Christian Academy
15Rachel WoodSRD5-8Cedar Springs, Mich.Cedar Springs HS
16Rachel SchutterFRM5-11Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville HS
17Maile CarigonJRF5-10Hilo, HI.Christian Liberty Academy
18Anna SteginkSRD5-10Kalamazoo, Mich.Kalamazoo Homeschool
19Anna BuffumFRM5-8Wyoming, Mich.Tri-Unity Christian HS
20Riley SteenSRM5-2Farmington Hills, MIHarrison HS
21Jenna WiersmaJRD5-4Grandville, Mich.Calvin Christian HS
22Rebekah EgglestonSOF5-6Hisperia, Mich.Providence Christian HS
23Kerri HoffmanFRM5-8Hamilton, Mich.Hamilton HS
27Charlene KehoeFRF5-6Belding, Mich.Belding HS
Randy Strawser - Head Coach - 13th season
Dan McAllister - Assistant Coach - 11th season
Eric Mikel - Assistant Coach - 5th season
Ashleigh Lund - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Aimee Luurtsema - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Alyssa Thayer - Assistant Coach - 1st season
David Wood - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Kayla Welch - Manager - 5th season
  • Oct. 7 - Women's Soccer vs Lourdes University - W 3-0 - recap
  • Oct. 3 - Women's Soccer vs Madonna University - L 3-1 - recap
  • Sep. 30 - Women's Soccer vs Davenport University - W 2-0 - recap
  • Sep. 26 - Women's Soccer vs 17Siena Heights University - L 2-1 - recap
  • Sep. 22 - Women's Soccer vs Rochester College - W 4-0 - recap
  • Sep. 19 - Women's Soccer vs Goshen College - W 1-0 - recap
  • Sep. 15 - Women's Soccer vs Grace Bible College - Canceled
  • Sep. 12 - Women's Soccer vs Huntington University - W 2-1 - recap
  • Sep. 9 - Women's Soccer vs University of Saint Francis - W 6-2 - recap
  • Sep. 5 - Women's Soccer vs University of Saint Francis - L 3-0 - recap