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THIS IS MEMPHIS SOCCER 2010 Roster 2010 State Breakdown Memphis Gameday Mike Rose Soccer Complex Murphy Athletic Complex Media Exposure Academic Success Playing Style Being a Lady Tiger

2010 OUTLOOK Hermann Award 2010 Senior Class 2010 Season Preview Forwards Midfielders Defenders Goalkeepers

2010 TEAM Head Coach Brooks Monaghan Assistant Jonny Walker Assistant Jodi Grant Assistant Amy Morrison 2010 Team

2009 REVIEW CONFERENCE USA HISTORY 2007 C-USA Champions 2008 C-USA Champions 2009 C-USA Champions National Honors C-USA Honors By The Numbers

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Opponent

Location

Time

August 20

at Saint Louis

St. Louis, Mo.

5:00 p.m.

August 22

SAMFORD

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

6:00 p.m.

August 28

LSU

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

7:00 p.m.

September 3

at Oklahoma State

Stillwater, Okla.

7:00 p.m.

September 5

at Arkansas-Little Rock

North Little Rock, Ark.

1:00 p.m.

September 10

ALABAMA

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

7:00 p.m.

September 12

at Mississippi

Oxford, Miss.

1:00 p.m.

September 17

TCU

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

7:00 p.m.

September 24

at Colorado College *

Colorado Springs, Colo.

5:00 p.m.

September 26

at UTEP *

El Paso, Texas

12:00 p.m.

October 1

UCF *

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

7:00 p.m.

October 3

SOUTHERN MISS *

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

1:00 p.m.

October 8

EAST CAROLINA *

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

7:00 p.m.

October 10

MARSHALL

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

1:00 p.m.

October 15

at Tulsa *

Tulsa, Okla.

5:00 p.m.

October 17

at SMU *

Dallas, Texas

2:00 p.m.

October 22

RICE *

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

7:00 p.m.

October 24

HOUSTON *

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

1:00 p.m.

October 28

UAB *

Mike Rose Soccer Complex

7:00 p.m.

November 3-7

C-USA Championship

Orlando, Fla. (UCF)

* Denotes Conference USA Games All times are Central and subject to change Home games in BLUE

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Date

UNIVERSITY Memphis All-Access Memphis Athletics Tiger Traditions Athletic Facilities City of Memphis University of Memphis Notable Alumni University President Athletic Director

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NO.

POS.

CL. (EXP)

HT

HOMETOWN/LAST SCHOOL

Jordan Boyle

GK

JR (2L)

5-9

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada/Archbishop O'Leary HS

1

Elise Kuhar-Pitters

GK

RS JR (2L)

5-7

Spokane, Wash./Gonzaga Prep

2

Kelley Gravlin

MF

FR (HS)

5-4

Saint Charles, Mo./Incarnate Word Academy

3

Christie Kline

D

SO (1L)

5-8

Leawood, Kan./Blue Valley North

4

Rasheeda Ansari

F

FR (HS)

5-4

Lithonia, Ga./Miller Grove HS

5

Vendula Strnadova

MF

SR (3L)

5-5

Las Cruces, N.M./Las Cruces HS

6

Taylor Isenhower

F

SO (1L)

5-9

Lenexa, Kan./Shawnee Mission Northwest

8

Avery Dellheim

D

FR (HS)

5-8

Tucson, Ariz./Catalina Foothills HS

9

Julia Ignacio

MF/F

JR (2L)

5-4

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada/Archbishop O'Leary HS

10

Christabel Oduro

MF/F

FR (HS)

5-3

Brampton, Ontario, Canada/St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School

11

Emmaleigh Davis

F/D

FR (HS)

5-5

Pascagoula, Miss./Resurrection Catholic HS

12

Tara Telford

D/MF

JR (2L)

5-7

St. Albert, Alberta, Canada/Bellerose Comp

13

Kelsey Robson

D

JR (2L)

5-5

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada/Harry Ainlay HS

14

Brittany Hance

D

SR (3L)

5-5

O'Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West HS

15

Laura Laufenberg

MF/F

RS SR (3L)

5-5

Littleton, Col./Columbine HS

16

Lizzy Hildebrandt

MF/D

JR (2L)

5-6

Calgary, Alberta, Canada/Notre Dame HS

17

Melissa Smith

F

RS JR (2L)

5-5

Exeter, Ontario, Canada/South Huron District HS

18

Amanda Olszewski

F

SR (3L)

5-4

Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington North HS

19

Alena Strnadova

MF

FR (HS)

5-6

Las Cruces, N.M./Las Cruces HS

21

Lizzy Simonin

F

JR (2L)

5-5

Lee's Summit, Mo./Lee's Summit HS

22

Bailey Pembroke

D

SO (1L)

5-4

Flower Mound, Texas/Edward S. Marcus H.S.

23

Averi Hallman

F

SO (1L)

5-4

Spokane, Wash./Mount Spokane H.S.

24

Tarah Kerr

D

SR (2L)

5-3

Cypress, Calif./Cypress HS

25

Anna Butzlaff

MF/F

RS SO (1L)

5-3

Brookfield, Wis./Butler

26

Krista Turner

D

SR (3L)

5-3

Greenwood, Mo./Lee's Summit HS

27

Ashley Barksdale

D

FR (HS)

5-6

North Little Rock, Ark./Mount St. Mary Academy

28

Nikki Unland

GK

JR (2L)

5-8

Mt. Juliet, Tenn./Mt. Juliet

33

Ashley Berra

F

SR (3L)

5-4

Cordova, Tenn./Cordova HS

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SENIORS (7) Ashley Berra Brittany Hance Tarah Kerr Laura Laufenberg Amanda Olszewski Vendula Strnadova Krista Turner JUNIORS (9) Jordan Boyle Lizzy Hildebrant Julia Ignacio Elise Kuhar-Pitters Kelsey Robson Melissa Smith Lizzy Simonin Tara Telford Nikki Unland SOPHOMORES (5) Anna Butzlaff Averi Hallman Taylor Isenhower Christie Kline Bailey Pembroke FRESHMEN (7) Rasheeda Ansari Ashley Barksdale Emmaleigh Davis Avery Dellheim Kelley Gravlin Christabel Oduro Alena Strnadova

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ARKANSAS (1) Ashley Barksdale

OHIO (1) Amanda Olszewski

ARIZONA (1) Avery Dellheim

TENNESSEE (2) Ashley Berra Nikki Unland

CALIFORNIA (1) Tarah Kerr COLORADO (1) Laura Laufenberg GEORGIA (1) Rasheeda Ansari KANSAS (2) Taylor Isenhower Christie Kline MISSISSIPPI (1) Emmaleigh Davis MISSOURI (4) Kelley Gravlin Brittany Hance Lizzy Simonin Krista Turner NEW MEXICO (2) Alena Strnadova Vendula Strnadova

TEXAS (1) Bailey Pembroke WASHINGTON (2) Averi Hallman Elise Kuhar-Pitters WISCONSIN (1) Anna Butzlaff ALBERTA, CANADA (5) Jordan Boyle Lizzy Hildebrandt Julia Ignacio Kelsey Robson Tara Telford ONTARIO, CANADA (2) Christabel Oduro Melissa Smith

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On game day at Mike Rose Soccer Complex, fans are greeted with one of the most exciting college soccer venues in the NCAA. Many high quality opponents have visited the Lady Tigers and Mike Rose Soccer Complex over the last four seasons. Alabama, Ole Miss, Arkansas, LSU, Miami, Mississippi State and Oklahoma are a few of the many teams that have visited the Bluff City to provide the highest quality of competition.

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For the last 10 years, the Memphis men’s and women’s soccer programs have been able to call one of the premier soccer facilities in the country their home. The Mike Rose Soccer Complex (MRSC), a world-class facility featuring a 2,500-plus seat stadium, has facilitated the growth of men’s and women’s soccer at the University of Memphis. Since the move to MRSC in 2001, the men’s and women’s programs have four C-USA conference championships to their name and have recorded a combined 10 seasons with 10 or more wins. The state-of-the-art facility sits on 136.17 acres and houses 16 FIFA dimension fields equipped with Bermuda grass, superior playing surface complete with underground drainage, sprinkler systems and lighted playing fields. Accompanying these fields are fully paved walkways, easily accessible parking, restrooms, covered pavilions, picnic and recreation areas and a three-acre lake. It is a definite asset to both the Tiger and Lady Tiger soccer programs. “The facility has helped us in recruiting some of the better players in the region to our program,” said men’s head coach Richie Grant.

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RECORD AT MIKE ROSE SOCCER COMPLEX Year

Overall

Pct.

C-USA

Pct.

2002

5-3-0

.625

3-2-0

.600

2003

2-4-1

.357

2-3-0

.400

2004

7-2-0

.778

4-1-0

.800

2005

7-3-0

.700

3-2-0

.600

2006

4-3-1

.563

3-0-1

.875

2007

9-1-0

.900

4-1-0

.800

2008

6-3-1

.650

4-1-0

.800

2009

6-4-0

.600

3-2-0

.600

Total

46-23-3

.660

26-12-1

.680

Participant facilities within the main stadium structure include showers and locker rooms, a food court, corporate skybox, full media services, administrative offices and a conference room. “Being able to play at Mike Rose enables our program to compete with anyone facilitywise,” said head women’s coach Brooks Monaghan. “There may be some facilities that are similar or close to Mike Rose, but I honestly don’t feel there are any better. As far as quality and atmosphere, Mike Rose is first class.” Located in southeast Shelby County, just east of the Memphis city limits, the Mike Rose facility has established itself as one of the premier soccer facilities in the Mid-South. In 2003, the MRSC was the host site for the Conference USA Championship and it will be the host site for the C-USA Women’s Championship in 2011. “We feel like Mike Rose is one of the best college soccer facilities in the country.” Grant said. “The quality of the surface makes for entertaining soccer every night.”

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The Billy J. Murphy complex, located on Memphis’ Park Avenue Campus, is home to the U of M’s weight room, training facilities and many practice fields. The Lady Tigers use both the turf and grass fields for practice, as well as a smaller indoor turf room during inclement weather. Many taping and treatment stations are open for the use of all Tiger athletes, as well as an inground pool for rehabilitation purposes. TRAI TR AINI AI NING NI NG

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The Tiger weight room, which is currently being used by the majority of Memphis athletes, is a 10,500-square foot facility with state-of-the art equipment, including 10 self-contained Olympic platforms and power racks, a plyometric/medicine ball area, a complete dumbbell line (up to 150 lbs in two and a half pound increments) and a variety of hip sleds, gluteham stations and < other supplemental pieces allowing athletes from all teams to perform an unlimited variety of exercises and movements.

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Over the past three seasons, the Lady Tigers have won three-straight Conference USA Championships and with that success brings more media ASHL AS HLEY HL EY BE BERR RRA RR A < attention. Whether it is the weekly coach’s show with Jeff Brightwell for All-Access or daily interviews with local media, Lady Tiger soccer has established an identity in the city of Memphis.

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Even though the women’s soccer program claimed three-straight C-USA Championships, the success of the student-athletes in the classroom is a tribute to the character of the squad. Winners of three-straight National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Awards, the Lady Tigers and head coach Brooks Monaghan have found academic success to couple with the DR.. J DR JOE OE LU LUCK CKEY CK EY < on field success. The program has had 12 student-athletes honored as CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District IV selections since 2004 and nine C-USA All-Academic Team selections since 2006. In the 2009-10 season, the Lady Tigers posted a program record 3.6 grade-point average with 10 athletes earning a 4.0 GPA.

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A key in the Lady Tigers success in recent seasons is the play of the defense and the philosophy that Coach Brooks Monaghan has for his team plays a large role in the defensive success. Coach Monaghan and staff deploy various formations throughout the course of the season, but rely largely on the 4-3-3 scheme.

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As a Tiger, head coach Brooks Monaghan and assistant coach Jodi Grant each know what it is like playing for the University of Memphis as both are U of M graduates. The life of a Tiger studentathlete is a demanding, yet rewarding job.

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The most important aspect of Lady Tiger soccer according to Coach Monaghan is the classroom. Secondly, playing soccer and lastly, social life. All Lady Tigers play for the University of Memphis by those standards. Setting the foundation for Lady Tiger soccer, former Lady Tiger Jodi Fisher (current assistant coach Jodi Grant) began the tradition of the BROO OOKS OO KS MO MONA NAGH NA GHAN GH AN < Blue and Gray and Lady Tiger soccer. Hard work, BR integrity and winning are now carried by each player that suits up for the U of M.

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Memphis senior forward Ashley Berra and senior midfielder Vendula Strnadova were named to the 45-player watch list for the 2010 Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) Hermann Trophy as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA).. Considered the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer, the recipients of the MAC’s Hermann Trophy are selected d by Division I head coaches who are current members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

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Berra, who was also named C-USA Preseason Offensive Player of the Year and was a preseason All-C-USA selection, rang up 15 goals and eight assists in 2009, ranking first in the conference e in both goals and points. She collected NSCAA All-American honors, C-USA Offensive Player of the Year and first team All-CCUSA honors in 2009. Strnadova, who joins Berra on the preseason All-C-USA team, had five goals and four assists in 23 matches last season. She was a first team All-C-USA selection for the third-straight season and NSCAA All-Central Region First Team honoree in 2009. http://www.mac-hermann-trophy.org/

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In 2010, the University of Memphis women’s soccer program will have a group of seniors chasing history. Already the winningest class in school history by winning percentage, the class of 2010 is 11 wins away from becoming the winningest class in school history in total wins. KRIS KR ISTA IS TA TU TURN RNER RN ER <

The senior class of Ashley Berra, Brittany Hance, Laura Laufenberg, Amanda Olszewski, Vendula Strnadova and Krista Turner has posted 48 victories in three seasons. The 2010 class is chasing their predecessors who posted 59 wins from 2006-09.

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WINNINGEST CLASSES Year

Record

Pct.

2006-09

59-22-6

.702

2005-08

55-22-6

.688

2004-07

51-25-4

.654

2007-10

48-16-3

.733

2003-06

39-31-6

.534

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Last season, Memphis became the first school to win three-straight Conference USA Championships. In 2010, the Lady Tigers return 10 starters from the championship squad to attempt to win a fourth-straight championship. The goals for Memphis don’t stop there as Coach Brooks Monaghan hopes his 11th season proves to be the season that Memphis claims the program’s first NCAA Tournament victory.

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In a quest for a fourth-straight championship, the Lady Tigers will have 23 returning letter winners to couple with a class of seven newcomers that has been considered one of the program’s best recruiting classes. While the squad has claimed three-straight Conference USA Championships, the Lady Tigers aren’t happy just with being the top program in C-USA.

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Perhaps the strongest position for the Lady Tigers, Ashley Berra leads the cast of returning forwards in 2010. The senior forward became the programâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first All-American after a 15 goal eight assist campaign in 2009. Berra climbed into the top-five among career record holders with the break-out season and is poised to claim the top spot with a productive campaign in 2010. Senior Amanda Olszewski was a key reserve for the 2009 C-USA Champions and is expected to see playing time for the Lady Tigers. With a four goal, two assist season, Olszewski is a proven asset for the front line. Hampered by an ankle injury during last season, junior Lizzy Simonin, the 2008 C-USA Freshman of the Year, will look to regain her brilliant form from 2008 on the front line for the Lady Tigers. Also returning from injury will be redshirt junior Melissa Smith, who dazzled Evansville with 10 shots on Sept. 20. C-USA All-Freshman team selections Averi Hallman and Taylor Isenhower will build upon strong freshman campaigns last season and provide a spark of speed and finesse to the forwards. Hallman finished the season with two goals and seven assists while Isenhower posted six goals and three assists in 2009. Freshmen Rasheeda Ansari and Emmaleigh Davis will look to have impact seasons as freshmen. Ansari boasts tremendous speed and athletic ability that will give opponents fits while Davis is a versatile athlete who could see playing time at forward or defender.

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One of the biggest reasons for the Lady Tigers’ unprecedented success the past three championship seasons has been the play and depth of its midfield. Senior Vendula Strnadova, a three-time first team AllC-USA selection, returns for her final season in the Blue and Gray. As one of the most talented players on the squad, Strnadova remains on track to break several Memphis offensive career records. After suffering a season-ending knee injury six games into the 2009 season, senior Laura Laufenberg will bring her leadership and talent back to the midfield for the Lady Tigers. Junior Lizzy Hildebrandt, who could also see time as defender, offers versatility and a proven scoring threat to the midfield. Julia Ignacio, a 21-game starter in 2009, also provides scoring and good ball handling ability to the midfield cast. VEND VE NDUL ND ULA UL A STR STR TRNA NADO NA DOVA DO VA <

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A trio of freshmen will add depth to the midfield for the Lady Tigers. Kelley Gravlin, Christabel Oduro and Aja Strnadova will all compete for playing time this season and add depth and skill to the midfield.

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Coupled with three-straight C-USA Championships, the Lady Tiger defense allowed opponents an average of less than one goal per game for the third-straight season. Although C-USA Defensive Player of the Year Kelsey Bakker will be unable to suit up for Memphis in 2010 due to an injury, Memphis returns three starters on a defense that limits opponent’s opportunities to score. Seniors Brittany Hance and Krista Turner will anchor the Lady Tiger defense. The duo has switched positions since their freshmen seasons, but is each a key factor in the success of the program in the last three seasons. Tara Telford also returns to the fray after putting up a strong showing during her sophomore campaign. Fellow juniors Kelsey Robson and Tarah Kerr also return to the TA TARA RA TE TELF LFOR LF ORD OR D < backfield. Sophomores Bailey Pembroke and Christie Kline will build off their freshmen seasons and will vie for time in 2010. Two freshmen, Avery Dellheim and Ashley Barksdale, are also expected to play versatile roles for the Lady Tigers.

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Only two opponents scored more than two goals in a game against Memphis a season ago. The Lady Tiger keepers posted a school-record 12 shutouts, including three shutouts over ranked opponents. Elise Kuhar-Pitters will enter the season as the starter, and few C-USA teams boast a player in goal as talented as the Washington native. KuharPitters started 22 games for Memphis a season ago, going 15-7-0, while posting a single-season record 11 shutouts. Also getting time in front of the net will be Jordan Boyle and Nikki Unland. Boyle played in one contest last year with one shutout and seven saves.

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HEAD COACH < 11TH SEASON The Lady Tiger program has flourished on and off the field since head coach Brooks Monaghan’s tenure began back in 2000. The squad has claimed three-straight National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Awards, the 2009 C-USA Sport Academic Award, 12 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District IV selections and two NSCAA/Adidas Scholar All-Americans. Since Monaghan’s first season in 2000, the team has not posted a composite grade-point average below 3.0. Monaghan, the 2007 C-USA Coach of the Year, can look at the program in 2010 and see that his players have grown as players and people. The Lady Tigers have claimed three-straight C-USA Championships en route the program’s first three trips to the NCAA Tournament, 12 C-USA Player of the Year honorees, 24 All-C-USA honorees and 10 All-CUSA Freshman team selections. Under the guidance of Monaghan, forward Ashley Berra was honored as the program’s first NSCAA All-American.

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Capacity

University

Assistant Coach

Memphis

Head Coach

Memphis

2000-present

COACHING HIGHLIGHTS 2007 C-USA Coach of the Year C-USA Championship: 2007, 2008, 2009 School’s First Three NCAA Tournament Appearances: 2007, 2008, 2009

Prior to taking on the head coaching duties, Monaghan served as the goalkeeping coach for former coach Les Szabo. As the primary goalkeeper coach, Monaghan was a vital part of Szabo’s staff during the program’s first four seasons. When Monaghan became the goalkeepers coach for the Lady Tigers, he was already familiar with the demands of running a successful college soccer program, having enjoyed tremendous success during his playing career at Memphis. The former goalkeeper still holds school records for single-season shutouts (11) and career shutouts (24). His 298 career saves rank second all-time and he is second in single-season goals-against average (0.80). He was named first team All-Great Midwest Conference in 1992 after helping lead the Tigers to a share of a conference title. In 1993, Monaghan was the Defensive MVP of the league’s championship game, helping the Tigers to their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance. His 38 wins at goalkeeper still stand as the school record.

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COACHING CAREER Year

School

Record

Pct.

C-USA

2000

Memphis

9-11-0

.450

11th

2001

Memphis

5-13-1

.289

11th

2002

Memphis

9-10-1

.475

8th

2003

Memphis

5-10-3

.361

13th

2004

Memphis

11-8-0

.578

7th

2005

Memphis

12-7-0

.631

5th

2006

Memphis

11-6-3

.625

3rd

2007

Memphis

17-4-1

.795

T-1st

2008

Memphis

15-5-2

.727

T-1st

2009

Memphis

16-7-0

.696

3rd

110-81-11

.572

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ASSISTANT COACH < 2ND SEASON Memphis native and longtime professional goalkeeping star Jonny Walker joined Coach Brooks Monaghan’s staff in 2009. Walker brings with him more than a decade of record-setting professional experience, including becoming the first American soccer player to establish a successful soccer career in South America (Chile) and completing two different stints in Major League Soccer (MLS). Walker made an immediate impact on the goalkeeping trio of Elise Kuhar-Pitters, Jordan Boyle and Nikki Unland in his first season at the U of M. Helped by a tenacious back line of defense, the goalkeepers combined for a school-record 12 shutouts. With the guidance of Walker, Kuhar-Pitters set the individual shutout record at 11. The Lady Tigers also posted the second-best goals-against average in program history at 0.87, only the third sub-1.00 average in the 15 year history of the program. Kuhar-Pitters also became the first Lady Tiger netminder honored as a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Central Team selection. As a professional, Walker was a member of Universidad Catolica’s championship team in Chile’s first division in 2002, and also played in multiple Copa Libertadores tournaments. He finished his South American career with Colo Colo, the only Chilean club to ever win Copa Libertadores.

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ASSISTANT COACH < 11TH SEASON Jodi Grant is every head coach’s wish. She is an assistant coach whose talent goes beyond any boundaries. Grant has been a part of the women’s soccer program since its inception in 1995. Along with head coach Brooks Monaghan, Grant has led the Lady Tiger program to three-straight Conference USA Championship titles and its first three NCAA College Cup appearances. A native of Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada, Grant enters her 11th season as a full-time assistant coach with the Lady Tigers in 2010. Prior to that, she served as a graduate assistant coach for one season and as a volunteer assistant coach for a year. Grant has been a great recruiter in Canada, as Memphis has brought in several Canadians over the past few years. Grant first came to the University of Memphis as a player on the inaugural Lady Tiger squad in 1995.In her four seasons in the Blue and Gray, Grant tallied 94 points, 33 goals and 26 assists, setting program records in points and goals. Grant’s records have since been passed by recently-graduated forward Kylie Hayes (200508). Grant is also the co-holder of the record for most assists in a game (four) and is second all-time in school history in assists in a season (11) and career (26). A third team All-C-USA selection as a junior in 1997, Grant was also named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team in 1995. In addition to helping Monaghan with on-field coaching duties and recruiting, Grant has also played an instrumental part in the Lady Tigers’ success in the classroom. During five out of the last six seasons, Memphis was the recipient of the women’s soccer team academic award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), and in the last three semesters Memphis has had 24 or more players finish with a grade-point average above 3.0. The 2009 Lady Tigers combined to post a program-record team grade-point average of 3.6 the last two semesters.

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VOLUNTEER COACH < 6TH SEASON Amy Morrison enters her sixth season with the Memphis women’s soccer team as a volunteer assistant coach. Morrison had previously served as an assistant coach at both Kansas and Texas Tech. In Kansas, Morrison coached with the Kansas Olympic Development Program for two seasons and also coached for two clubs, the KCFC Dynamos and the KC Strikers. She currently coaches club soccer for the Collierville Lobos. Her last collegiate coaching job came in 2002 when she served as a volunteer assistant at her alma mater, Kansas. Prior to her coaching stint in Lawrence, she held the post of assistant coach at Texas Tech for two seasons from 2000-01. A three-year letterwinner and a two-time captain for the Jayhawks from 1995-97, she was a member of the inaugural women’s soccer squad at Kansas in 1995. Prior to her time at KU, she was a letterwinner her freshman season at Tulsa. While at KU, she also interned with the Senior Women’s Administrator and the soccer program in 1998. Morrison was awarded the National Coaching Diploma in 1998 and the Advanced National Coaching Diploma in 1999 from the National Soccer Coaches Association.

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FRES FR ESHM ES HMAN HM AN < F FOR ORWA OR WARD WA RD < 5-4 4 LITH LI THON TH ONIA ON IA,, GA IA GA.. < MI MILL LLER LL ER G GRO ROVE RO VE H HS S

> Three-year letterwinner at Miller Grove High School in Lithonia, Ga. > Helped club soccer team, GSA Phoenix 92’s, to 2009 State Championship > Member of Region III ODP Team > A two-sport athlete who also lettered in track > An All-County honoree last year > Finished fifth in the 100m dash at the Georgia State Track Meet

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FRES FR ESHM ES HMAN HM AN < D DEF EFEN EF ENDE EN DER DE R < 55-6 NORT NO RTH RT H LI LITT TTLE TT LE R ROC OCK OC K, A K, ARK RK.. < MO RK MOUN UNT UN T SA SAIN INT IN T MA MARY RY A ACA CADE CA DEMY DE MY

> Earned four varsity letters at Mt. Saint Mary Academy > Two-time All-Conference selection helped team to 7A State Championship in 2008 > The Belles were also finalists in the 2007 State Tournament > Member of Arkansas ODP Team > Played for the Arkansas Soccer Club Cougars ‘92, and helped the team win the 2009 State Championship > Majoring in biology

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SENI SE NIOR NI OR < F FOR ORWA OR WARD WA RD < 5-4 4 CORD CO RDOV RD OVA OV A, T A, TEN ENN EN N. < C N. COR ORDO OR DOVA DO VA H HS S

> Named the 2010 C-USA Preseason Offensive Player of the Year > One of 45 players on the 2010 Hermann Trophy Watch list > Named 2009 C-USA Offensive Player of the Year after posting 15 goals and eight assists

ASHLEY BERRA’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2007

20-9

6

1

13

49

25

2

0-0

2008

21-15

5

4

14

46

19

2

0-0

2009

23-23

15

8

38

63

39

4

0-0

Total

64-47

26

13

65

158

83

8

0-0

> Became Memphis’ first NSCAA All-American and garnered AllC-USA and NSCAA All-Central Region first team honors > Entering her senior season, ranks top-five in career points, career goals and career shots > An interdisciplinary studies major

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JUNI JU NIOR NI OR < G GOA OALK OA LKEE LK EEPE EE PER PE R < 55-9 EDMO ED MONT MO NTON NT ON,, AL ON ALBE BERT BE RTA RT A < AR ARCH CHBI CH BISH BI SHOP SH OP O’L ’LEA LEA EARY RY H HS S

> Has played in 11 matches as goalkeeper for Lady Tigers posting four career shutouts > Has a career goals-against average of 0.89 and 36 career saves > Played in the net for the Lady Tigers versus the Evansville Purple Aces in 2009 JORDAN BOYLE’S CAREER STATS Year

GP

GA

GA AVG

SAVES

2008

10

2009

1

Total

11

8

SAVE %

W-L-T

SHO

8

1.01

29

.784

6-1-1

3.0

0

0.00

7

1.000

1-0-0

1.0

0.89

36

.818

7-1-1

4.0

> Current member of U20 Canadian National Pool and a former goalkeeper for Team Alberta > Majoring in physical education teacher education

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R-SO RSOPH PHOM PH OMOR OM ORE OR E < MI MIDF DFIE DF IELD IE LDER LD ER/F ER /FOR /F ORWA OR WARD WA RD < 5-3 3 BROO BR OOKF OO KFIE KF IELD IE LD,, WI LD WIS S. < B S. BUT UTLE UT LER LE R UN UNIV IVER IV ERSI ER SITY SI TY

> Appeared in three contests for the Lady Tigers at forward > Collected a season-high six minutes against Western Kentucky and Evansville in 2009 > Originally enrolled at Butler University > Member of the Wisconsin ODP Team from 2002-07

ANNA BUTZLAFF’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2009

3-0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0-0

> First team all-state as a sophomore in high school > Communications major

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FRES FR ESHM ES HMAN HM AN < F FOR ORWA OR WARD WA RD/D RD /DEF /D EFEN EF ENDE EN DER DE R < 55-5 PASC PA SCAG SC AGOU AG OULA OU LA,, MI LA MISS SS.. < RE SS RESU SURR SU RREC RR ECTI EC TION TI ON C CAT ATHO AT HOLI HO LIC LI C HS

> Multi-sport letterwinner earning six letters in soccer, four in cross country, two in softball and one each in basketball and track and field > Finished her high school career as the leading goal scorer in school history, scoring 29 goals in one season > The two-time all-state selection finished her career as leading goal scorer in high school history > Member of the Mississippi State ODP squad in 2008 and 2009 > Plans to major in sports and leisure management

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FRES FR ESHM ES HMAN HM AN < D DEF EFEN EF ENDE EN DER DE R < 55-8 TUCS TU CSON CS ON,, AR ON ARIZ I . < CA IZ CATA TALI TA LINA LI NA F FOO OOTH OO THIL TH ILLS IL LS H HS S

> Two-year letterwinner at Catalina Foothills HS > Helped the Falcons to the 2010 Arizona High School Regional Championship and the 30th-ranked spot in ESPN’s Rise rankings > Member of the Arizona State ODP pool for two years and the Region IV pool for one year > Member of the Arizona State ODP squad in 2008 and 2009 > Major is undeclared

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FRES FR ESHM ES HMAN HM AN < M MID IDFI ID FIEL FI ELDE EL DER DE R < 55-4 SAIN SA INT IN T CH CHAR ARLE AR LES LE S, M S, MO O. < IINC O. NCAR NC ARNA AR NATE NA TE W WOR ORD OR D AC ACAD ADEM AD EMY EM Y

> Two-time state champion at Incarnate Word Academy > Honorable mention selection to the ESPN Rise Spring Girls Soccer All-America Team in 2009 > Member of the Missouri State ODP pool for two years and the Region IV pool for one year > Member of the ’92 national soccer pool in 2006 and 2007 and the Region II ODP Team since 2006 > A pre-mechanical engineering major

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SOPH SO PHOM PH OMOR OM ORE OR E < FO FORW RWAR RW ARD AR D < 55-4 SPOK SP OKAN OK ANE AN E, W E, WAS ASH AS H. < M H. MOU OUNT OU NT S SPO POKA PO KANE KA NE H HS S

> Played in all 23 matches as a freshman, starting 11, earning C-USA All-Freshman Team honors > Had the second-most assists for the Lady Tigers with seven and added two goals > Converted her first goal of her collegiate career in the 2-1 victory at Alabama in 2009 > Credited with her first career assist versus Western Kentucky AVERI HALLMAN’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2009

23-11

2

7

11

19

6

0

0-0

> Two-time All-State selection while lettering at Mount Spokane HS > Major is undeclared

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SENI SE NIOR NI OR < D DEF EFEN EF ENDE EN DER DE R < 55-5 O’FA FALL LLON LL ON,, MO ON MO.. < FO FORT RT ZUM ZUM UMWA WALT WA LT WES WES EST T HS

> Has 43 career starts in 55 games played entering her senior season > Integral part of the Lady Tiger defense that posted the secondbest goals-against average at 0.87 > As a member of the senior class, needs 12 victories to become the winningest class in school history BRITTANY HANCE’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2007

12-2

0

0

0

4

3

0

0-0

2008

20-18

0

0

0

0

0

0

0-0

2009

23-23

0

0

0

0

0

0

0-0

Total

55-43

0

0

0

4

3

0

0-0

> Voted Defensive Player of the Year by her teammates in 2009 > Two-time all-state selection while lettering at Mount Spokane HS > Majoring in biology

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JUNI JU NIOR NI OR < M MID IDFI ID FIEL FI ELDE EL DER/ DE R/DE R/ DEFE DE FEND FE NDER ND ER < 5-6 6 CALG CA LGAR LG ARY AR Y, A Y, ALB LBER LB ERTA ER TA < N NOT OTRE OT RE D DAM AME AM E HS

> Started in 22 of 23 matches for the Lady Tigers in 2009, missing one match due to playing for the Canadian U20 team > Earned C-USA All-Tournament team honors and finished the season with two goals and an assist > Both her goals in 2009 were eventual game-winners coming against Alabama and a 1-0 victory over Colorado College in the C-USA Tournament LIZZY HILDEBRANDT’S CAREER STATS > Member of Canadian National Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2008

22-19

3

2

8

40

15

1

0-0

2009

22-21

2

1

5

24

6

2

0-0

Total

44-40

5

3

13

64

21

3

0-0

Training Program (NTC) since 2004 > Majoring in mechanical engineering

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JUNI JU NIOR NI OR < M MID IDFI ID FIEL FI ELDE EL DER/ DE R/FO R/ FORW FO RWAR RW ARD AR D < 5-4 4 EDMO ED MONT MO NTON NT ON,, AL ON ALBE BERT BE RTA RT A < AR ARCH CHBI CH BISH BI SHOP SH OP O O’’LE LEAR ARY AR Y HS

> Played in all 23 matches for Memphis in 2009, starting 21 > Posted three goals and two assists in 2009 after missing most of 2008 due to Canadian U17 playing obligations in the World Cup > Had a three point game versus Evansville in which she scored a goal and assisted on another JULIA IGNACIO’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2008

9-3

0

1

1

15

8

0

0-0

2009

23-21

3

2

8

27

13

0

0-0

Total

32-24

3

3

9

42

21

0

0-0

> Assisted on the game-winner in the 2009 season-opening match at LSU > Member of the U-20 Canadian National Pool > Majoring in biology

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SOPH SO PHOM PH OMOR OM ORE OR E < FO FORW RWAR RW ARD AR D < 55-9 LENE LE NEXA NE XA,, KA XA KAN N. < S N. SHA HAWN HA WNEE WN EE M MIS ISSI IS SION SI ON N NOR ORTH OR THWE TH WEST WE ST H HS S

> Played in all 23 matches for Memphis in 2009, starting 12 > Named to the C-USA All-Freshman team after posting six goals and three assists > Earned C-USA Tournament Offensive MVP after posting two goals in the opening round match versus SMU > Registered her first goal and assist of her U of M career against Western Kentucky in 2009 TAYLOR ISENHOWER’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2009

23-12

6

3

15

31

17

2

0-0

> Netted two goals in a 2-1 victory at East Carolina > Major is undeclared

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R-JU RJUNI NIOR NI OR < D DEF EFEN EF ENDE EN DER DE R < 55-3 CYPR CY PRES PR ESS ES S, C S, CAL ALIF AL IF.. < CY IF CYPR PRES PR ESS ES S HS

> Has played in 31 career matches in two full seasons > Saw action in 14 matches during the 2009 season, including a season-high 52 minutes versus Evansville > Redshirted in 2008 after suffering an injury in the season opener against Arkansas-Little Rock > Played in 16 matches as a freshman in 2007 TARAH KERR’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

2007

16-0

0

2

2008

1-0

0

0

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2

4

1

0

0-0

0

0

0

0

0-0

2009

14-0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0-0

Total

31-0

0

2

2

5

2

0

0-0

> Majoring in business economics with a concentration in financial economics > Minoring in Spanish and expects to graduate in December

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SOPH SO PHOM PH OMOR OM ORE OR E < DE DEFE FEND FE NDER ND ER < 5-8 8 LEAW LE AWOO AW OOD OO D, K D, KAN AN.. < BL AN BLUE UE V VAL ALLE AL LEY LE Y NO NORT RTH RT H HS

> Saw action in four matches as a defender > Registered two shots against Evansville in what resulted as a single-game school record 50 shots > Played a season-high 14 minutes versus Arkansas-Little Rock in 2009 > Lettered four years in soccer at Blue Valley North

CHRISTIE KLINE’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2009

4-0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0-0

> Played for the U-18 KC Metro Dynamos team that earned four Kansas State Cup championships > Majoring in finance with a concentration in business finance

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R-JU RJUNI NIOR NI OR < G GOA OALK OA LKEE LK EEPE EE PER PE R < 55-7 SPOK SP OKAN OK ANE AN E, W E, WAS ASH AS H. < G H. GON ONZA ON ZA AGA P PRE REP RE P

> Logged all but 90 minutes of the 2009 season in net, setting the single-season record for minutes played by a goalkeeper at 1990 > Also posted school records in single-season shutouts (11) and career goals-against average (0.94) > Named C-USA Tournament Defensive MVP after posting two shutouts and an assist over three matches ELISE KUHAR-PITTERS’ CAREER STATS Year

GP

GA

SAVES

GA AVG

SAVE %

W-L-T

SHO

2007

1

1

0

1.22

.000

1-0-0

0.0

2008

13

12

29

0.91

.707

8-4-1

4.0

2009

22

20

61

0.90

.753

15-7-0

11.0

Total

36

33

90

0.94

.731

24-10-1

15.0

> Ranked in the top-five of career records in goalkeeping victories (24,2nd), saves (90, 5th), shutouts (15, 2nd) and minutes played (3154, 2nd) > A fashion merchandising major with a minor in marketing management

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R-SE RSENI NIOR NI OR < M MID IDFI ID FIEL FI ELDE EL DER/ DE R/FO R/ FORW FO RWAR RW ARD AR D < 55-5 LITT LI TTLE TT LETO LE TON TO N, C N, COL OLO OL O. < C O. COL OLUM OL UMBI UM BINE BI NE H HS S

> Started six matches before suffering a season-ending knee injury > Returns for 2010 as a fifth-year senior > Has played in 66 career matches and made 40 starts, needing only 17 matches to set the career record for matches played LAURA LAUFENBERG’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2006

16-9

1

0

2

11

6

0

0-0

2007

22-6

2

3

7

17

5

0

0-0

2008

22-19

4

7

15

28

13

2

1-1

2009

6-6

0

1

1

4

1

0

0-0

Total

66-40

7

11

25

60

25

2

1-1

> Notched an assist in a 4-0 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in 2009 > Named the Offensive MVP of the 2008 C-USA Tournament > A double-major in international business and marketing management

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FREH FR EHSM EH SMAN SM AN < M MID IDFI ID FIEL FI ELDE EL DER/ DE R/FO R/ FORW FO RWAR RW ARD AR D < 55-3 BRAM BR AMPT AM PTON PT ON,, ON ON ONTA TARI TA RIO RI O < ST ST.. TH THOM OMAS OM AS A AQU QUIN QU INAS IN AS S SEC ECON EC ONDA ON DARY DA RY

> Multi-sport athlete earning letters in basketball, volleyball and cross country along with soccer > Three-time Region of Peel Secondary School Athletic Association champion > Her 2009 squad was a provincial finalist > Played club soccer for the Dixie Gladiators > Member of the U-20 Canadian national team > Major is undeclared

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SENI SE NIOR NI OR < F FOR ORWA OR WARD WA RD < 5-4 4 PICK PI CKER CK ERIN ER INGT IN GTON GT ON,, OH ON OHIO IO < P PIC ICKE IC KERI KE RING RI NGTO NG TON TO N NO NORT RTH RT H HS

> Had a break-out campaign in 2009, posting four goals and two assists in 22 matches > Voted the hardest worker on the team by her teammates > Notched three game-winning goals against Evansville, Colorado College and SMU and a game-winning assist at UCFin 2009 AMANDA OLSZEWSKI’S CAREER STATS > Saw action in 15 of 22 games as a Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2007

16-0

1

1

3

8

6

0

0-0

2008

15-0

0

0

0

2

2

0

0-0

2009

22-1

4

2

10

21

13

3

0-0

Total

53-1

5

3

13

31

21

3

0-0

sophomore in 2008

> A health and human performance major with a concentration in exercise and sport science

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SOPH SO PHOM PH OMOR OM ORE OR E < DE DEFE FEND FE NDER ND ER < 5-4 4 FLOW FL OWER OW ER M MOU OUND OU ND,, TE ND TEXA XAS XA S < ED EDWA WARD WA RD S S.. MA MARC RCUS RC US H HS S

> Voted by her teammates as the most spirited member of the team > Appeared in 11 matches, earning three starts > Notched the game-winning goal against Western Kentucky as her first collegiate goal > Played a season-high 88 minutes during the regular season match with SMU BAILEY PEMBROKE’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2009

11-3

1

0

2

4

3

1

0-0

> Lettered three years on the Edward S. Marcus High School team > A marketing management major

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JUNI JU NIOR NI OR < D DEF EFEN EF ENDE EN DER DE R < 55-5 EDMO ED MONT MO NTON NT ON,, AL ON ALBE BERT BE RTA RT A < HA HARR RRY RR Y AI AINL NLAY NL AY H HS S

> Appeared in 15 matches in 2009 > A versatile defender, can play on either side of the defense > Member of the Canadian National Training Program (NTC) since 2004 > Played 90 minutes in her start against Saint Louis in 2009 KELSEY ROBSON’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2008

22-20

0

0

0

8

2

0

0-0

2009

15-1

0

0

0

4

2

0

0-0

Total

37-21

0

0

0

12

4

0

0-0

> Saw action in every match as a freshman in 2008, and started 20 of 22 contests > Majoring in biology with a minor in Spanish

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JUNI JU NIOR NI OR < F FOR ORWA OR WARD WA RD < 5-5 5 LEE LE E’S SU SUMM MMIT MM IT,, MO IT MO.. < LE LEE E’S SU SUMM MMIT MM IT HS HS

> The 2008 C-USA Freshman of the year was hampered by an ankle injury but played in 16 of 23 matches in 2009 > Converted a penalty kick versus UTEP and finished the season with four goals and four assists > Scoured four points in the 4-0 victory over UALR in 2009, connecting on a goal and assisting on two others LIZZY SIMONIN’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2008

22-18

9

4

22

65

31

3

0-1

2009

16-11

4

4

12

33

19

2

1-1

Total

38-29

11

8

34

98

50

5

1-2

> Member of the Region II ODP Team in 2007-08 > Majoring in physical education teacher education

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R-JU RJUNI NIOR NI OR < F FOR ORWA OR WARD WA RD < 5-5 5 EXET EX ETER ET ER,, ON ER ONTA TARI TA RIO RI O < SO SOUT UTH UT H HU HURO RON RO N DI DIST STRI ST RICT RI CT H HS S

> Played in six matches before being sidelined with a knee injury > Became the second Lady Tiger in program history to record 10 shots in a single match > Expected to rebound from injury and provide a scoring threat from the forward position MELISSA SMITH’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2007

15-5

5

4

14

27

10

3

1-1

2008

18-2

3

1

7

16

7

1

0-0

2009

6-1

1

1

3

11

5

0

0-0

Total

39-18

9

6

24

54

22

4

1-1

> As a sophomore in 2008, saw action in 18 matches > Scored the game-winner in a 3-0 win versus Oklahoma in 2008 > A double-major in philosophy and psychology

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FRES FR ESHM ES HMAN HM AN < MI MIDF DFIE DF IELD IE LDER LD ER < 5-6 6 LAS LA S CR CRUC UCES UC ES,, N. ES N.M. N.M M. < L LAS AS C CRU RUCE RU CES CE S HS

> Earned four varsity letters at Las Cruces high school > Two-time 5A All-State first team selection and three-time first team All-District selection > Member of the U-17 and U-19 Czech Republic National Team since 2007 > Joins sister Vendula on the 2010 roster > As a member of the LC Sharks, helped the squad claim two topthree finishes in New Mexico State Cup play > Plans to major in biology

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SENI SE NIOR NI OR < M MID IDFI ID FIEL FI ELDE EL DER DE R < 55-5 LAS LA S CR CRUC UCES UC ES,, N. ES N.M. N.M M. < L LAS AS C CRU RUCE RU CES CE S HS

> One of 45 players on the 2010 Hermann Trophy Watch list > Named the 2010 Preseason All-C-USA team > Three-time All-C-USA first team selection > Two-time NSCAA All-Central Region first team honoree > Ranks second in career shots with 181 and fifth in career goals with 19 VENDULA STRNADOVA’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2007

22-21

6

2

14

56

21

3

0-0

2008

21-20

8

4

20

57

27

3

0-0

2009

23-23

5

4

14

68

24

2

0-0

Total

66-64

19

10

48

181

72

8

0-0

> Member of the U-19 Czech Republic National Team since 2006 > Joined by sister Alena on the 2010 roster

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JUNI JU NIOR NI OR < D DEF EFEN EF ENDE EN DER/ DE R/MI R/ MIDF MI DFIE DF IELD IE LDER LD ER < 55-7 ST.. AL ST ALBE BERT BE RT,, AL RT ALBE BERT BE RTA RT A < BE BELL LLER LL EROS ER OSE OS E CO COMP MP

> Played in 19 matches, starting 18 > Helped Lady Tiger defense to single-season school record 12 shutouts in 2009 > Registered two shots on goal in a 1-0 victory at UCF in 2009 > Saw action in 11 games as a freshman in 2008

TARA TELFORD’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2008

11-1

0

0

0

3

1

0

0-0

2009

19-18

0

0

0

4

3

0

0-0

Total

30-19

0

0

0

7

4

0

0-0

> Earned her first career start against Mississippi State > Member of the U-20 Canadian National Pool > Majoring in mathematical sciences

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SENI SE NIOR NI OR < D DEF EFEN EF ENDE EN DER DE R < 55-3 GREE GR EENW EE NWOO NW OOD OO D, M D, MO O. < L O. LEE EE’’S SU EE SUMM MMIT MM IT HS HS

> Started all 23 matches for Memphis in the backfield > Helped the defense post a single-season school record 12 shutouts > Changed positions after her freshman season

KRISTA TURNER’S CAREER STATS Year

GP-GS

G

A

PTs

SH

SOG

GW

PK-ATT

2007

18-13

3

6

12

33

18

0

0-0

2008

21-7

1

3

5

22

12

0

0-0

2009

23-23

0

0

0

4

4

0

0-0

Total

60-43

4

9

17

59

34

0

0-0

> Saw action in 21 of 22 matches with seven starts as a sophomore in 2008 > Named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week after a 3-0 win over Tulsa in 2007 > Majoring in child development

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JUNI JU NIOR NI OR < G GOA OALK OA LKEE LK EEPE EE PER PE R < 55-8 MT.. JU MT JULI LIET LI ET,, TE ET TENN NN.. < MT NN MT.. JU JULI LIET LI ET H HS S

> Two-year letterwinner for the Lady Tigers > Logged significant minutes during the spring and will be ready for the fall season > Saw action in two games as a freshman in 2008 > Made her first career start against Houston in 2008 and earned a 1-0 shutout NIKKI UNLAND’S CAREER STATS Year

GP

GA

GA AVG

SAVES

SAVE %

W-L-T

SHO

2008

2

1

0.67

8

.889

1-0-0

1.0

2009

0

0

0.00

0

.000

0-0-0

0.0

Total

2

1

0.67

8

.889

1-0-0

1.0

> Recorded four saves against both Houston and Tulsa > Majoring in finance with a concentration in business finance

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The 2009 University of Memphis women’s soccer team had no intentions of slipping to the back of the pack after back-to-back C-USA Championships. The Lady Tigers didn’t. In 2009, Memphis won the C-USA Tournament crown, garnered its third NCAA Championship appearance, and registered 16 more wins under Coach Brooks Monaghan. The Lady Tigers broke records on-and-off the field and combined the school’s winningest senior class ever with possibly its most talented freshmen and sophomore corps in history. RECORD SETTERS The 2009 University of Memphis soccer team etched their names in the program record book with three new team records. Goalkeepers Elise Kuhar-Pitters and Jordan Boyle combined for a single-season record of 12 shutouts en route to a school record 0.87 goalsagainst average. In the 4-0 victory over the University of Evansville, the Lady Tigers combined for a singlegame school record 50 shots, including an individual game record tying 10 shots from Melissa Smith. KuharPitters paced the Lady Tiger defense with a singleseason record of 11 shutouts. Over the course of the season, the netminder held the opposition scoreless in back-to-back games five times, including two shutouts against nationally ranked UCF. Kuhar-Pitters set a new single-season record for goalkeeping minutes played with 1,990 minutes logged between the goalposts for the C-USA Champions. IN THE POLLS After a 2-0 victory at 25th-ranked LSU to open the season, the Lady Tigers entered the top-25 polls for the first time since 2007. Soccer America ranked Memphis 25th after the shutout victory. Following a 4-0 win versus UALR, the Lady Tigers climbed to 24th in the Soccer America poll, marking the highest ranking in program history. Claiming its’ third-straight C-USA Championship at the C-USA Tournament, the Lady Tigers climbed to 17th in the Soccer America poll prior the NCAA first round match-up with Texas A&M. Memphis completed the 2009 campaign ranked eighth or better throughout the season in the NSCAA Central Region polls. The Lady Tigers were ranked third in the central region six weeks out of the season including a fourweek streak in October. In the final regular season poll released by the NSCAA, Memphis received 54 votes which slotted them 26th in the national poll and first in the Central Region.

2009 AWARD WINNERS CONFERENCE USA OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR Ashley Berra CONFERENCE USA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR Kelsey Bakker ALL-CONFERENCE USA FIRST TEAM Kelsey Bakker Ashley Berra Vendula Strnadova ALL-CONFERENCE USA SECOND TEAM Elise Kuhar-Pitters CONFERENCE USA ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM Averi Hallman Taylor Isenhower CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONSHIP OFFENSIVE MVP Taylor Isenhower CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONSHIP DEFENSIVE MVP Elise Kuhar-Pitters C-USA CHAMPIONSHIP ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM Tori Dalton Lizzy Hildebrandt Taylor Isenhower Elise Kuhar-Pitters NSCAA/ADIDAS ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM Ashley Berra NSCAA/ADIDAS ALL-CENTRAL REGION FIRST TEAM Kelsey Bakker Vendula Strnadova NSCAA/ADIDAS ALL-CENTRAL REGION THIRD TEAM Elise Kuhar-Pitters TOPDRAWERSOCCER.COM NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK Ashley Berra (10/26/09) CONFERENCE USA PLAYER OF THE WEEK Elise Kuhar-Pitters - Defensive (9/28/09) Taylor Isenhower - Offensive (10/26/09) COLLEGE SOCCER 360 PRIMETIME PERFORMER OF THE WEEK Ashley Berra (11/10/09) Vendula Strnadova (11/10/09)

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SHOOTING STARS Using her quick speed to get behind defenses, junior forward Ashley Berra had an explosive season for the Lady Tigers, leading the team and C-USA with 38 points. Berra led the team and C-USA with 15 goals and posted a team-best eight assists. In the midfield, junior midfielder Vendula Strnadova continued her prolific career with 14 points on the season. Strnadova led the Lady Tigers with 68 shots, moving her into second place for career shots at the U of M with 181 shots. Freshman forward Taylor Isenhower capped off her first season at the U of M, earning Offensive MVP honors of the C-USA Tournament. Isenhower helped the Lady Tigers claim their third-straight championship with two goals in the opening round of the tournament. Isenhower finished the season second on the team in scoring with 15 points and second on the team in goals with six. MONAGHAN RECORDS 100TH CAREER VICTORY Head coach Brooks Monaghan recorded his 100th win as a head coach of the Lady Tiger program with a 2-0 win over Southern Miss in the C-USA season opener. With the Lady Tigers’ 16th and final win of the 2009 season in the championship game of the C-USA Tournament, Monaghan notched his 110th career win as head coach. In the past five years (2004-08), Monaghan has compiled a record of 66-30-5 (.652). DEFENSE WINS CHAMPIONSHIPS A clutch area in Memphis’ first two C-USA Championships, the Lady Tiger defense continued to pace the quest for a third with the second-best single-season goals-against average of 0.87. On the back line of the defense, C-USA Defensive Player of the Year Kelsey Bakker and junior Brittany Hance led the fearsome defense in front of Kuhar-Pitters. Memphis finished second in C-USA for goals allowed with 20 and second in C-USA with the 0.87 goals-against average. For the second-straight season, the Lady Tigers led C-USA with 12 shutouts. Memphis outshot its opponents in 2009, 364 to 210, and outscored opponents 45 to 20. NCAA TOURNAMENT For the third year in a row, the Lady Tigers received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament by winning the C-USA Tournament. Memphis met Texas A&M in Baton Rouge, La., for the first meeting between the two schools. The Aggies prevailed with a 3-1 victory.

2009 ACADEMIC AWARDS TEAM ACADEMIC AWARDS NSCAA Team Academic Award Conference USA Sport Award (highest GPA) ESPN/COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA Vendula Strnadova - Third Team ESPN/COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT IV Vendula Strnadova - First Team Kelsey Bakker - Second Team NSCAA/ADIDAS SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICAN Kelsey Bakker - Second Team Vendula Strnadova - Second Team CONFERENCE USA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM Kelsey Bakker - First Team Brittany Hance - First Team Vendula Strnadova - First Team

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Since the league’s inception in 1995, Conference USA has risen the ranks quickly to become one of the top conferences in the nation. Boasting a dedication to excellence and community, C-USA has produced more than one million alumni across the nation who represented the conference athletically and continued to do so after the end of their playing days. Conference USA has considerable pull in the NCAA governing structure, along with traditionally-powerful conferences like the Big 12, Pac-10 and SEC. The presidents of the member institutions serve as the league’s board of directors. Entering its third decade of existence, the league has established a strong foundation, identity and history that reflects its national presence. Fifteen years of athletic tradition has reinforced the league’s position in college athletics and will continue to do so.

PAST CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONS Year

School

Year

School

1995

# Cincinnati # Louisville & Charlotte

2003

# UAB & DePaul

2004

1996

# Marquette & Cincinnati

# Saint Louis & UAB & East Carolina

1997

# Marquette # Charlotte #& Cincinnati

2005

# SMU & UTEP

2006

1998

# USF & Charlotte

# SMU & UAB

2007

1999

# Saint Louis & Marquette

#& Memphis # UCF

2008

2000

#& Marquette

#& Memphis # East Carolina

2001

#& Cincinnati

2009

2002

# Charlotte & Cincinnati

# UCF & Memphis

# Denotes Regular Season Champion & Denotes Tournament Champion

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In 2007, the University of Memphis women’s soccer program burst on to the scene claiming the Conference USA regular season and tournament championships. 2007 C-USA Freshman of the Year Vendula Strnadova nailed the gamewinning goal in the finals of the C-USA Tournament to give Memphis its’ first trip to the NCAA Tournament. Fellow freshman Ashley Berra earned C-USA Tournament Offensive MVP honors, scoring a goal in each game of the tournament. A staple of the 2007 Lady Tiger soccer squad was the play of it’s’ defense. Kelsey Bakker earned C-USA Tournament Defensive MVP as she helped the Lady Tigers shutout Southern Miss, UTEP and UCF. During the week-long C-USA Championship the Lady Tigers tied or broke six championship records, including most goals, assists and points. Memphis was the third team in championship history to shutout every opponent and win the championship.

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Repeating as Conference USA Champions had been done three times prior to the Lady Tigers earning their second-straight championship in 2008. A four goal effort against East Carolina in the finals of the 2008 C-USA Tournament helped Memphis earn back-to-back championships. Four Lady Tigers were named to the C-USA AllTournament team. Laura Laufenberg earned C-USA Offensive MVP of the Tournament for her two game winning goals against UAB in the opening round and in the finals over East Carolina. Kelsey Bakker earned C-USA Defensive MVP of the Tournament. Strnadova who scored the third goal in the championship game and Brittany Hance also earned 2008 C-USA AllTournament Team honors.

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The 2009 University of Memphis women’s soccer team entered the season looking to become the first Conference USA team to three-peat as C-USA champions. Entering the C-USA Tournament as the three seed, the Lady Tigers faced an uphill climb of three games to an unprecedented thirdstraight championship. Memphis answered the call in game one of the 2009 C-USA Tournament, claiming a 6-2 victory over host SMU. Taylor Isenhower posted two goals to lead Memphis to the victory. Lizzy Hildebrandt converted a game-winner in the 15th-minute and Elise Kuhar-Pitters made seven saves to post her 11th shutout of the 2009 season. In the finals, Memphis faced UCF. The Lady Tigers were aggressors from opening kick and claimed a 3-0 victory over the Knights to claim their third-straight C-USA Championship. Lizzy Simonin, Averi Hallman and Vendula Strnadova each tallied goals for Memphis to give the Lady Tigers an automatic berth into the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship. Isenhower was named C-USA Tournament Offensive MVP and Hildebrandt and Tori Dalton joined her on the All-Tournament Team. Kuhar-Pitters earned C-USA Tournament Defensive MVP honors after collecting shutouts in the semi-finals and finals.

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NSCAA ALL-CENTRAL REGION TEAM Since 2003, 12 Lady Tigers have been honored as National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Central Region Team award winners. The NSCAA has recognized the performance of women’s soccer student-athletes that played significant roles on their team. Ashley Berra became the first Lady Tiger to earn NSCAA All-American honors in 2009. The forward posted 15 goals and eight assists, helping Memphis to a third-straight Conference USA Championship.

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The 2009 season saw the Lady Tigers claim a program best four NSCAA AllCentral Region Team honors with Kelsey Bakker, Vendula Strnadova, Ashley Berra and Elise Kuhar-Pitters earning the accolades. Strnadova has earned NSCAA All-Central Region honors all three seasons as a Lady Tiger while Bakker collected the award for the second-straight season in 2009. COSIDA/ESPN THE MAGAZINE ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA The University of Memphis women’s soccer program has had 13 studentathletes honored for their work in the classroom. CoSIDA and ESPN The Magazine have recognized student-athletes throughout women’s soccer who have posted a 3.30 grade-point average or higher.

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Three Lady Tigers, including current senior Vendula Strnadova, have been honored at the highest level as CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic AllAmericans. Strnadova joined Kate Murphy (2007) and Shoko Mikami (2006) as Academic All-Americans at the University of Memphis.

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With three-straight Conference USA championships, University of Memphis women’s soccer has a crowded list of players earning All-CUSA honors and C-USA Player of the Year awards.

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The Lady Tigers have claimed four C-USA Player of the Year honors with Ashley Berra (2009), Vendula Strnadova (2008) and Shoko Mikami (2005) claiming C-USA Offensive Player of the Year honors. Kelsey LIZZ LI ZZY ZZ Y SI SIMO MONI MO NIN NI N < Bakker earned C-USA Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2009. All-C-USA honors have come to the student-athletes of the Memphis women’s soccer program in huge numbers the last three seasons. Eleven Lady Tigers have claimed All-C-USA honors in the past three seasons as Memphis has claimed three-straight C-USA Championships. The program boasts a total of 30 student-athletes that have earned All-C-USA honors in the programs 15 year history. As a program on a national level that recruits the top talent, Memphis women’s soccer has had 15 freshmen named C-USA All-Freshman Team AS ASHL HLEY HL EY BE BERR RRA RR A < award winners. Lizzy Simonin (2008), Vendula Strnadova (2007), Maiko Higashiyama (2006) and Jessica Gjertsen (2000) have each earned C-USA Freshman of the Year honors.

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242 86 56 30 15 12 6 4 3

Goals since 2005

Shutouts in program history

Victories in C-USA

All-C-USA award winners

C-USA All-Freshman Team award winners

NSCAA All-Central Region Team award winners

C-USA Tournament Offensive/Defensive MVP award winners

C-USA Offensive/ Defensive Player of the Year award winners

CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic AllAmericans

110 71 46 25 14 9 5 4 3

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Victories for head coach Brooks Monaghan

Victories since 2005

Shutouts since 2005

C-USA Offensive/ Defensive Player of the Week award winners

C-USA All-Tournament Team award winners

C-USA All-Academic Team award winners

NSCAA Team Academic Awards

C-USA Freshman of the Year award winners

NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-Americans

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In the modern age, even an entity such as a soccer team needs to have roots in social media. The U of M is no exception, which brought about the creation of the University of Memphis women’s soccer page on Facebook as well as the University of Memphis Sports Info Channel on YouTube. On the Facebook page, fans can access all things women’s soccer related, with links to each new story as it arrives daily. Keep an eye on the page for updates and game information. On the Sports Info Youtube page, fans can get in-depth interviews and features on all your favorite Tiger athletes. The Tigers official home page, gotigersgo.com, has also gotten into multimedia. Tigers All-Access gives you another outlet to find Memphis-related videos, while the rest of the website allows fans to read player bios and get up-to-date news, scores and schedules for all U of M sports.

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On the field, Memphis athletes continue to compete with the best in the nation. Among the recent highlights, the football team has gone to bowl games in five of the last seven years the women’s soccer team has won three-straight Conference USA Championships and the women’s basketball team made its first postseason appearance since 2003-04 in 2009-10. The Tiger men’s basketball team has reached the NCAA Sweet 16 in four of the last five seasons, and made the Elite Eight three times during the span. The baseball team received an invitation into the NCAA Tournament in 2007, and the men’s soccer team won the C-USA Championship in 2004.

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For over 35 years, the sideline mascot for the University of Memphis has been the Bengal Tiger. TOM III, the current Tiger mascot, attends all Tiger Football home games, and he can also be found at many other University events throughout the year as a powerful ful and majestic symbol of Tigers Athletics. TOM III travels ls in ailer, style in a custom-designed, climate-controlled trailer, always with police escort.

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Libe

rty B owl

Mem

orial

Stad

Flautt Golf Center

Elma Roane Fieldhouse

The Racquet Club

FedExForum

RangeMaster

Tiger Softball Complex

Murphy Track

FedExPark

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Ranked by The Sporting News as one of the “Top 50 Sports Cities In the Country,” the city of Memphis is a large metropolitan city with a hometown feel. From its big-city industry such as FedEx and the Memphis International Airport to its small town family recreation areas such as Shelby Farms and the Memphis Zoo, our city boasts all the amenities you would expect in a city with over 1 million residents, while retaining the charm and down-to-earth feel of a small town. On the sports scene, Memphis residents rally around their hometown Tigers as well as the NBA’s Grizzlies and the Triple A Memphis Redbirds. And, for hockey enthusiasts, just across the state line resides the Mississippi RiverKings. The city also holds major championship events including: the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, the Southern Heritage Classic, the Regions/Morgan Keegan Tennis Championship, the Cellular South Cup, the PGA Tour St. Jude Classic, the U.S. Open Racquetball Championship. In addition, the City has played host to several Conference USA Basketball Tournaments, NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Regional Tournaments and various youth baseball and soccer tournaments.

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Considered the “Home of the Blues” and the “Birthplace of Rock ‘n Roll,” the city of Memphis’ musical roots run deep. However, music is just a chapter in the history as well as the future of the city located in the heart of Mid-America. Beale Street, located in the heart of downtown, has rapidly become the entertainment center of Memphis and visitors and locals alike enjoy the food and music offered in the various establishments. Where Beale Street meets the Mississippi River is Tom Lee Park, site of the annual Beale Street Music Festival. The weekend-long event is just a part of the month-long Memphis in May International Festival which also includes the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest and the Sunset Symphony. Elvis Presley’s Graceland is one of the five most visited home tours in America and is the most famous home in the United States after the White House. In 1991, Graceland was placed on the National Register of Historical Places. Over 600,000 visitors tour Graceland each year. The city also boasts other historical and entertainment options as: the National Civil Rights Museum, Mud Island River Park, the Memphis Botanic Garden, the Brooks Museum, the Pink Palace, the Orpheum and the Stax Museum to name a few.

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For almost a century, the University of Memphis has been a catalyst for progress in the city of Memphis, the state of Tennessee and the surrounding Mid-South region. From its inception as a normal school dedicated to the education of public school teachers, to its role today as an educator of technologically-savvy graduates who face a complex world, the University of Memphis has always fulfilled its current mission while looking forward to and planning for its future. Exceptional students from Tennessee, from every other state in the nation and from almost 100 countries around the world choose to attend the University of Memphis. They come here on the recommendation of their major professors at European universities; they come here to study subjects that are offered nowhere else; they come to study alongside men and women who are recognized and respected throughout the academic and scientific communities as foremost in their fields.

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Ever forward-looking, the University of Memphis is poised to enter one of its most historic and productive periods. From the faculty and staff we have in place to our alumni and benefactors, our “people assets” have never been more willing, able and generous in their efforts to build an academic environment that makes a life-long impact on the young minds at the U of M.

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OTHER NOTABLE ALUMNI Robert N. Clement, 1968 Former U.S. Congressman Larry D. Cox Pres./CEO of Memphis International Airport Bernice Donald, 1974 Judge, Federal District Court William B. Dunavant Jr., 1954 Chairman of Dunavant Enterprises Johanna Edwards National Bestselling Author Dr. W.W. Herenton, 1966 Former Mayor, City of Memphis

Barbara Walker Hummel, 1947 Miss America 1947

Dixie Carter, 1963 Actress

Eric Jerome Dickey, 1983 Best-Selling Author

Fred Thompson, 1964 Actor and Former U.S. Senator

Dean Jernigan President/CEO of Storage USA and Founder of the Memphis Redbirds David Kustoff U.S. Attorney for the Western District of TN Craig Leake, 1969 Television Producer R. Brad Martin Former Chairman of the Board/CEO, SAKS Inc. Ken May President/CEO of FedEx Kinko’s Phillip H. McNeill, Sr. Chairman/CEO of Equity Inns, Inc.

John Dye, 1996 Actor

Kellye Cash, 1987 Miss America 1987

Lynda Mead Shea, 1968 Miss America 1960

Michael Jeter Actor

Vicki Roman Palmer Vice President/Treasurer of Coca-Cola Ann L. Pugh Judge, Shelby County General Sessions Court Bill Rhodes, 1988 President/CEO of AutoZone Inc. Gary S. Shorb CEO of Methodist Healthcare Charles C. Thompson, 1964 Author and TV Producer Laurie Tucker Senior Vice President of Global Product Marketing FedEx Services

Pat Kerr Tigrett, 1963 International Fashion Designer

Steve Cohen, 1973 U.S. Congressman

William Sanderson, 1968 Actor

Wink Martindale, 1957 Television Personality

Dr. Albert C. Yates, 1965 Former President, Colorado State University

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Isaac Bruce, NFL 1994-2010 Four-Time NFL Pro Bowl

Tyreke Evans, NBA 20092009-10 Rookie of the Year

Penny Hardaway, NBA 1993-08 Four-Time NBA All Star

Lou Graham, PGA 1963-1985 1975 U.S. Open Winner

Elliot Perry NBA 1991-2002

Tamika Whimore, WNBA 1999-09 2006 WNBA All-Star

Dan Uggla, MLB 2006Two-Time MLB All Star

Derrick Rose, NBA 20082008-09 Rookie of the Year

Charlie Lea, MLB 1980-1988 1984 MLB All Star

Dave Anderson MLB 1983-1992

DeAngelo Williams, NFL 20062010 NFL Pro Bowl

Larry Finch Memphis Head Coach 1986-97

Stephen Gostkowski, NFL 20062009 NFL Pro Bowl

Keiron "Sweat Pea" Shine Harlem Globetrotters

Lorenzen Wright NBA 1996-2009

Mark Little MLB 1998-2004

Mike McKenzie NFL 1999-2009

Andre Turner NBA 1986-1992

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Described in The Memphis Commercial Appeal as “powerful, prepared and personable,” Dr. Raines has become known for her effective work in building productive partnerships on and off the campus.

U OF M PRESIDENTS 2001-

Dr. Shirley C. Raines

2000-01

Dr. Ralph Faudree (interim)

1991-00

Dr. V. Lane Rawlins

1980-91

Dr. Thomas Carpenter

1980

Dr. Jerry Boone (interim)

1973-80

Dr. Billy M. Jones

1972-73

Dr. John Richardson (interim)

1960-72

Dr. C.C. Humphreys

1950-60

Dr. J. Millard Smith

1949-50

Lamar Newport (acting)

1946-49

Dr. J. Millard Smith

1943-46

Dr. Jennings B. Sanders

1939-43

Dr. Richard C. Jones

1924-39

Dr. John Willard "J.W." Brister

1918-24

Dr. Andrew A. Kincannon

1913-18

Dr. John Willard "J.W." Brister

1912-13

Dr. Seymour A. Mynders

Dr. Shirley C. Raines became the 11th president of the University of Memphis on July 1, 2001. She is the first woman to hold the presidency of the University, which was founded in 1912. Previous to her appointment at the University of Memphis, Dr. Raines was Vice Chancellor for Academic Services and Dean of the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. While at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, she received the Distinguished Faculty Member award and has received two research awards from the Eastern Educational Research Association. She is the author of 14 books and numerous journal articles and is widely regarded as an expert in teacher education and early childhood education.

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R.C. Johnson has worked 37 years in athletic administration. He was named the Director of Athletics at the University of Memphis on December 29, 1995.

R.C. Johnson came aboard in February of 1996 and immediately set forth in bringing U of M Tiger athletics into national prominence. Over the last 14 years, the dynamic administrator has built Tiger Athletics into a nationally-recognized program that has been to five bowl games in the last seven years and played for the Men’s Basketball National Championship title in 200708. In addition, for the last 12 straight years, donations to the department have continued to rise, and on June 28, 2010, a record-setting $7.3 million was announced by the Tiger Scholarship Fund. Also in the last seven years under Johnson, the Tigers have captured 14 total C-USA championships in men’s basketball, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, women’s golf and men’s track. The men’s basketball program has garnered five regular-season titles (2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009) and four C-USA Tournament championships (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009), while the women’s soccer program claimed consecutive league championships in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

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2010 SCHEDULE 08/20/10 08/22/10 08/28/10 09/03/10 09/05/10 09/10/10 09/12/10 09/17/10 09/24/10 09/26/10 10/01/10 10/03/10 10/08/10 10/10/10 10/15/10 10/17/10 10/22/10 10/24/10 10/28/10

AT SAINT LOUIS SAMFORD LSU AT OKLAHOMA STATE AT UALR ALABAMA AT OLE MISS TCU AT COLORADO COLLEGE* AT UTEP* UCF* SOUTHERN MISS* EAST CAROLINA* MARSHALL* AT TULSA* AT SMU* RICE* HOUSTON* UAB*

* DENOTES C-USA OPPONENTS ALL TIMES ARE CENTRAL HOME GAMES IN BLUE

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