Fordham Alum Kristina Maksuti to Compete in Euro Cup Qualifying for Albania
Elbasan, Albania – (September 2, 2019) – Former Fordham women's soccer player Kristina Maksuti ('15) begins another chapter in her post-Fordham career as a part of the Albanian National Team. Maksuti and the rest of the Albanian National Team begin the qualifying round of the UEFA 2021 Women's Euro Cup on Monday at Elbasan Arena in Albania, taking on Finland in the opener. Albania is in Group E, along with Finland, Portugal, Scotland, and Cyprus. Each team plays against each other twice in qualifying. A former two-time captain, Maksuti was an Atlantic 10 All-Rookie and All-Conference performer and remains one of Fordham's most prolific scorers for women's soccer. For her career, she rated fourth all-time at Rose Hill with 24 goals and 59 points, while her 11 assists are tied for ninth in program history. In 2015, she earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference Team honors, and helped lead Fordham to an appearance in the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championship game.