Alina Miagkova

Russian senior international, Alina Miagkova joined Syracuse University after transferring from Central Michigan. Read her story here.

Syracuse University

Syracuse is a highly rated private university located in Syracuse, New York. It is a large institution with an enrolment of over 14,000 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Syracuse acceptance rate is 59%. Popular majors include Information Science, Psychology, and Finance. Graduating 82% of students, Syracuse alumni go on to earn a mean starting salary of $45,900.

Super Senior Season (2021): She was a starter for Syracuse's first three games and, after missing the BINGHAMTON match, returned to action as a key reserve at NEW HAMPSHIRE ... Miagkova earned a spot on the 2021 Fall Athletic Director's Honor Roll (3.0-or-better grade-point-average).


Senior Season (2020): Miagkova transferred to Syracuse in the spring after one season at Central Michigan and immediately started participating in team activities ... She played in eight games, including five starts for the Orange ... Miagkova recorded a shot at NOTRE DAME on October 4 ... She was named to the 2020 Fall Athletic Director's Honor Roll (3.0-or-better grade-point-average).


Junior Season at Central Michigan (2019): She played in 13 games, making 11 starts … Miagkova missed a portion of the season after earning a call up to the Russian Senior National Team for international play... She finished third on the team in goals (3) and points (7) … Miagkova scored a goal in 4-0 Russian victory over Estonia in a World Cup qualifying match. Earlier that week, she netted her first two career collegiate goals, including the game winner against IUPUI on September 8 … She scored at Bowling Green on October 10, converting on a penalty kick opportunity … Miagkova assisted on the game-winning goal at Miami (OH) on September 29 … She totalled 17 shots (6 on goal) during the 2019 season ... In April of 2019, Miagkova was called up to the Russian National Team, appearing in three international friendlies in China as the team prepared for World Cup qualification.


Club: Miagkova played in the 2019 Russian Cup with Lokomotiv Moscow ... She won the Kuban Spring Women's Tournament, an international festival of women's youth soccer teams supported by FIFA, in 2017 and 2018 with the Russian U19 National Team ... Miagkova participated in the Elite Round of the 2018 European Championship with the Russian U19 team ... She won the Russian Championship with a team from the Moscow region in 2017.


Personal: Alina Sergeevna Miagkova is the daughter of Elena and Sergey Miagkova ... She has two brothers, Alexander and Artemiy ...She majors in communications and rhetorical studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Client Testimonial

This is what Alina had to say about her experience working with SSUSA: 

"I would definitely recommend Lyle Gifford and SSUSA, for anyone who wants to go and play in the United States, and get your education with a good scholarship. They provide opportunities for everyone and you can trust them with everything. I would definitely recommend SSUSA."

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