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2012 Women’s Soccer This Is UAB Soccer Table of Contents 2012 Roster..................................................................3-4 2012 Outlook..............................................................5-6 Emma Jane Smith.......................................................... 8 Camille Walters............................................................. 9 Sam Bradford................................................................. 9 Kirsten Ebert............................................................... 10 Amy Harrison.............................................................. 10 Jasmine Kauka............................................................. 11 Abby Phillips............................................................... 11 Erin Pincombe............................................................. 12 Kelsey Waechter.......................................................... 12 Megan Collins.............................................................. 13 Mary Catherine Combs.............................................. 13 Johanna Liney.............................................................. 14 Hannah Coffin............................................................. 14 Kennedy Depperschmidt........................................... 14 Alanna Dineen............................................................. 14 Paige Hanks................................................................. 15 Paige Hoffman............................................................. 15 Angelica Jimenez......................................................... 15 Kasey Johnson............................................................. 15 Ashley Naumoff.......................................................... 15 Courtnie Northern...................................................... 15 Isabel Shanteau............................................................ 16 Head Coach Harold Warren............................... 17-18 Assistant Coaches/Support Staff............................... 19 2011 Season in Review............................................... 21 2011 Final Statistics..................................................... 22 2011 Conference USA Wrap-Up.............................. 23 Record Book........................................................... 25-28 Awards and Honors.............................................. 29-30 All-Time Results.................................................... 31-32 All-Time Series Records............................................ 33 All-Time Roster/Team Captains.............................. 34 Soccer Offices............................................................... 35 Soccer Locker Room................................................... 36 This is UAB Soccer..................................................... 37 Conference USA.......................................................... 38 UAB at a Glance................................................... 40-42 Birmingham the Magic City...................................... 43 UAB Administration............................................ 44-45 Gene Bartow................................................................ 46 Proud Past/Bright Future..................................... 47-49 UAB All-Americans.................................................... 50 Community Service.............................................. 51-52 Blazer Highlights......................................................... 53 Excellence at the Next Level...................................... 54 Academics.............................................................. 55-56 Sports Medicine..................................................... 57-58 Sports Enhancement............................................. 59-60 Campus Recreation..................................................... 61

Credits

The 2012 UAB women’s soccer media guide was written, edited, designed and compiled by Media Relations Assistant Kathryn Roberts with editorial assistance by Associate AD for Media Relations Norm Reilly, Associate Athletics Media Relations Director Aaron Jordan and Assistant Athletics Media Relations Director Ben Warnick, and Lauren Rupert. Photography by Steve Wood, Jimmy Mitchell and Nik Layman. Cover and page design by Jamie Barker and Jai Giffin, Provations Group, Nicholasville, Ky.

2012 Schedule A10 A17 A29 A26 A31

Arkansas State (exhibition) at Oregon State at Oregon ALABAMA OKLAHOMA STATE

Jonesboro, Ark. Corvallis, Ore. Eugene, Ore. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. BIRMINGHAM, ALA.

5 p.m. 9 p.m. 3 p.m. 1 p.m. 7 p.m.

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at Samford at Ole Miss at Stetson at Florida Atlantic SOUTHERN MISS* UCF* MARSHALL* EAST CAROLINA*

Birmingham, Ala. Oxford, Miss. DeLand, Fla. Boca Raton, Fla. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. BIRMINGHAM, ALA.

6 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 3 p.m. 10 a.m. 7 p.m. 12 p.m. 7 p.m. 1 p.m.

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at UTEP* at Colorado College* HOUSTON* RICE* at SMU* at Tulsa* MEMPHIS*

El Paso, Texas Colorado Springs, Colo. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. Dallas, Texas Tulsa, Okla. BIRMINGHAM, ALA.

8 p.m. 1 p.m. 7 p.m. 1 p.m. 7 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m.

O31-N4 at Conference USA Championship

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* indicates Conference USA match BOLD indicates home matches played at West Campus Field All times local and subject to change

GENERAL INFORMATION Location....................................... Birmingham, Ala. Founded.............................................................. 1969 Enrollment....................................................... 17,543 Colors.......................... Forest Green and Old Gold Nickname....................................................... Blazers Affiliation..................................... NCAA Division I Conference.................................... Conference USA Home Field............................... West Campus Field Capacity............................................................. 2,500 President.................................... Dr. Carol Garrison Athletics Director................................Brian Mackin Faculty Athletics Rep.................Dr. Frank Messina HISTORY First Year of Women’s Soccer......................... 1996 All-Time School Record........................ 151-145-23 Last Postseason Opponent...................... Tennessee Result.................................. Lost, 4-0, Nov. 10, 2006 NCAA Tournament 1st Round (Knoxville, Tenn.) COACHING STAFF Head Coach..................................... Harold Warren Alma Mater/Year.............. Cal Poly Pomona/2002 Record at UAB................................................. 6-12-1 Career Record.................................................. 6-12-1 Women’s Soccer Office.................. (205) 934-4797

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Warren’s E-mail....................... hwarren@uab.edu Assistant Coach.............................. Rebecca Whittle Alma Mater/Year.............................. Samford/2002 Season at UAB................................................ Fourth Whittle’s E-mail......................... rwhittle@uab.edu Assistant Coach.......................Kate Blankenship Alma Mater/Year................................UAB/2010 Season at UAB..............................................First Blankenship’s Email................. kate00@uab.edu TEAM INFORMATION 2011 Overall Record....................................... 6-12-1 Conference Record/Finish.................. 3-7-1/Tenth Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................... 11/9 Starters Returning/Lost....................................... 5/6 Newcomers...............................................................12 MEDIA RELATIONS Associate AD for Media Relations........... Norm Reilly Women’s Soccer SID.........................Kathryn Roberts Office Phone......................................(205) 934-0724 Cell Phone........................................ (310) 210-4485 Office Fax...........................................(205) 934-7505 Email............................................ kathryn5@uab.edu Website....................................... www.uabsports.com


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Name Courtnie Northern Angelica Jimenez Johanna Liney Amy Harrison Hannah Coffin Sam Bradford Kennedy Depperschmidt Kelsey Waechter Isabel Shanteau Kirsten Ebert Ashley Naumoff Erin Pincombe Paige Hoffman Kasey Johnson Mary Catherine Combs Megan Collins Alanna Dineen Emma Jane Smith Camille Walters Paige Hanks Abby Phillips Jasmine Kauka

Pos. GK GK M D M D M M F M D D M F D M M M D M M M

Ht. 5-11 5-3 5-8 5-7 5-6 5-7 5-5 5-8 5-5 5-9 5-7 5-3 5-6 5-6 5-7 5-7 5-7 5-6 5-1 5-6 5-6 5-7

Yr. Fr. Fr. So. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. RS So. Fr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Sr. RS Jr. Fr. Jr. Jr.

Hometown/Last School Fort Worth, Texas/All Saints’ Episcopal School Pembroke Pines, Fla./Pembroke Pines Charter HS Marietta, Ga./Walton HS Colorado Springs, Colo./ University of Albany (SUNY)

Mountain Top, Pa./ Crestwood HS Covington, Ky./Holy Cross HS Flower Mound, Texas/Flower Mound HS Evans, Ga./USF Huntsville, Ala./Grissom HS Suwanee, Ga./South Forsyth HS Lenoir City, Tenn./Lenoir City HS Peachtree City, Ga./McIntosh HS Knoxville, Tenn./Christian Academy of Knoxville Coppell, Texas/Coppell HS Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic HS Montgomery, Ala./Brewbaker Tech HS Suwanee, Ga./Peachtree Ridge HS Jacksonville, Fla./The Bolles School Nashville, Tenn./Father Ryan HS Garland, Texas/Naaman Forest HS Huntsville, Ala./Grissom HS Kane’ohe, Hawaii/Punahou School

Head Coach: Harold Warren, 2nd Year Assistant Coach: Rebecca Whittle, 4th year Assistant Coach: Kate Blankenship, 1st year

Alphabetical Roster 5 Sam Bradford D 4 Hannah Coffin M 15 Megan Collins M 14 Mary Catherine Combs D 6 Kennedy Depperschmidt M 16 Alanna Dineen M 9 Kirsten Ebert M 21 Paige Hanks M

3 Amy Harrison D 12 Paige Hoffman M 1 Angelica Jimenez GK 13 Kasey Johnson F 39 Jasmine Kauka M 2 Johanna Liney M 10 Ashley Naumoff D 0 Courtnie Northern GK

23 Abby Phillips 11 Erin Pincombe 8 Isabel Shanteau 17 Emma Jane Smith 7 Kelsey Waechter 20 Camille Walters

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Pronunciation Guide Alanna Dineen..............................................Ah-la-nuh Di-nEEn Kirsten Ebert....................................................KEAR-sten EE-burt Angelica Jimenez......................................................... He-min-ez Jasmine Kauka.................................................................COW-kuh Johanna Liney...............................................Joe-HAN-nah Line-e 3

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Front Row (L-R): Erin Pincombe, Jasmine Kauka, Ashley Naumoff, Paige Hoffman, Emma Jane Smith, Abby Phillips, Alanna Dineen, Isabel Shanteau, Kennedy Depperschmidt, Camille Walters. Back Row (L-R): Sam Bradford, Hannah Coffin, Kelsey Waechter, Paige Hanks, Megan Collins, Courtnie Northern, Angelica Jimenez, Kirsten Ebert, Johanna Liney, Amy Harrison, Kasey Johnson, Mary Catherine Combs

Blazer Breakdown

By Class

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Seniors (1) Emma Jane Smith

Forwards (2) Kasey Johnson Isabel Shanteau

Juniors (7) Sam Bradford Kirsten Ebert Amy Harrison Jasmine Kauka Abby Phillips Erin Pincombe Camille Walters

Midfielders (12) Hannah Coffin Megan Collins Kennedy Depperschmidt Alanna Dineen Kirsten Ebert Paige Hanks Paige Hoffman Jasmine Kauka Johanna Liney Abby Phillips Emma Jane Smith Kelsey Waechter

Sophomores (4) Megan Collins Mary Catherine Combs Johanna Liney Kelsey Waechter

Defenders (6) Sam Bradford Mary Catherine Combs Amy Harrison Ashley Naumoff Erin Pincombe Camille Walters

Freshmen (10) Hannah Coffin Kennedy Depperschmidt Alana Dineen Paige Hanks Paige Hoffman Angelica Jimenez Kasey Johnson Ashley Naumoff Coutrnie Northern Isabel Shanteau

Goalkeepers (2) Angelica Jimenez Courtnie Northern

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By State Alabama (3) Megan Collins Abby Phillips Isabel Shanteau

Tennessee (3) Paige Hoffman Ashley Naumoff Camille Walters

Colorado (1) Amy Harrison

Kennedy Depperschmidt

Florida (2) Angelica Jimenez Emma Jane Smith Georgia (5) Alanna Dineen Kirsten Ebert Johanna Liney Erin Pincombe Kelsey Waechter Hawaii (1) Jasmine Kauka Kentucky (2) Sam Bradford Mary Catherine Combs Pennsylvania (1) Hannah Coffin

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Paige Hanks Kasey Johnson Courtnie Northern


2012 Women’s Soccer 2012 Blazers Outlook The 2012 UAB women’s soccer team looks to improve upon the 2011 season and attempt a run at both a Conference USA title and a bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Blazers finished 2011 with a 6-12-1 overall record and went 3-7-1 in Conference USA action.

sibly can. I want them to do big things here. The soccer will take care of itself, but the mentality is everything. If you don’t have the right mentality to succeed, it’s going to be tough.”

“The biggest thing is that we want to improve from last season, but to go further than that, our main goal is to get to the NCAA Tournament,” head coach Harold Warren said. “Obviously, we have to get better at every training session, every half per game, but we really just want to play with more quality on our soccer.”

The Blazers will introduce two new goalkeepers for the 2012 season as true freshmen Courtnie Northern, a native of Fort Worth, Texas, and Angelica Jimenez of Pembroke Pines, Fla. join the roster

A major focus for this season will be the team’s mentality and focus. “We have to have a better mentality, a winning mentality, a killer instinct,” he said. “I came from a place where they win a lot of national championships, and it’s important to have these young ladies have the same type of mentality where they want to get as far as they pos-

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“In goal, we’re going to be starting Courtnie Northern, a freshman, and we’re going to be expecting her to do good things and keep us afloat,” Warren said. “Goalkeepers help you win games, and she’s done a good job for us thus far.” DEFENDERS

Junior midfielder Kirsten Ebert will serve as co-captain of the 2012 squad.

On the defensive side, the UAB squad will start the season with significant experience, courtesy of returners Sam Bradford, a junior, fellow junior Jasmine Kauka, redshirt sophomore Kelsey Waechter, and junior transfer Amy Harrison.

junior season and started in 17 of those matches. The Jacksonville, Fla. native recorded a career-high three goals, one assist, and seven points during the 2011 campaign, and was also credited with 21 shot attempts, fourth highest on the squad. Smith registered her first gamewinning goal in the 4-2 victory over Ole Miss (Sept. 17).

“We’re going to have an experienced back line, which will consist of Sam Bradford, Kelsey Waechter, Jasmine Kauka, and Amy Harrison,” Warren said. “Mary Catherine Combs was a starter last year, but she’s still coming back from injury. Once she comes back, we’ll fit her into the back line.” MIDFIELD The bulk of the Blazer experience will come from an extremely versatile midfield that will also take on the responsibilities in the forward position, led by captains Emma Jane Smith, a senior, and junior Kirsten Ebert. Senior midfielder Emma Jane Smith will looks to lead the Blazers to a successful campaign.

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Ebert started in 14 of 16 appearances, and netted her first collegiate goal during her sophomore season during the game at Kennesaw State (Sept. 11). Ebert was named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and also earned the league’s Academic Medal. “In the midfield, we’ll probably have two starters returning in Emma Jane Smith and Kirsten Ebert, and a returner that will join them is Megan Collins,” Warren said. “We also expect Johanna Liney to step into a bigger role. A new starter, our target forward, will be Abby Phillips.”


2012 Women’s Soccer 2012 Blazers Outlook give us what we need in order to be successful.” SCHEDULE The Blazers’ 2012 schedule features a highly-competitive non-conference slate where the squad will spend six of eight matches on the road. The schedule starts off as UAB faces Oregon State and Oregon on Aug. 17 and 19, respectively. UAB will kick off its home schedule hosting in-state foe Alabama at West Campus Field on Aug. 26 before hosting Oklahoma State on Aug. 31.

Junior midfielder Jasmine Kauka appeared in all 19 games of the 2011 season.

For a team with 12 newcomers, 10 of them true freshmen, unity along with leadership from the returning players will be crucial for the squad’s success. “We have a lot of returners that will be starting this year, and they know I expect a lot from all of them,” Warren said. “There’s no one player or two players that we hinge on, all these young ladies, the returners, have had a great spring and should do a good job.”

UAB will conclude the eight-team non-conference schedule on the road, facing Samford and Ole Miss on Sept. 2 and 7, respectively, before traveling to the state of Florida to face Stetson (Sept. 14) and Florida Atlantic (Sept. 16).

Colorado Springs, Colo. to face UTEP and Colorado College on Oct. 5 and 7. The squad will return to West Campus Field on Oct. 12 and 14 to host Houston and Rice before embarking on its final road trip of the regular season, taking on SMU and Tulsa on Oct. 19 and 21. UAB will wrap up the season at home against five-time defending C-USA champion Memphis on Thursday, Oct 25. The Conference USA Championship will be held Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 at El Paso, Texas.

Conference USA action begins on Friday, Sept. 21 with the Blazers hosting Southern Miss, followed by a match against UCF on Sept. 23. UAB will remain at home to take on Marshall (Sept. 28) and East Carolina (Sept. 30) before traveling to El Paso, Texas and

This year’s freshman class will feature a number of players who should make an immediate impact. “Isabel Shanteau is a freshman that will come in, and we hope to see good things from her,” Warren said. “Paige Hanks, once she’s healed up, we expect her to make an immediate impact, and Paige Hoffman will give us a big boost in the midfield as well. Others will help us, but these girls will really

The 2012 Blazers look to impvoe upon last year’s 6-12-1 record.

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Emma Jane Smith

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Senior • Midfielder • 5-6 • Jacksonville, Fla. • The Bolles School 2011: Appeared in 19 matches, starting in 17 ... recorded career highs in several categories including goals (3), assists (1), points (7) and shots (21) ... notched her first career multi-goal game, including her first ever game-winning goal, against Ole Miss (9/17) ... earned her first-ever assist in the 1-0 victory against UTEP (10/16) ... fired a season-high 21 shots, 13 on frame ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 2010: Appeared in 16 matches while earning the start against Vanderbilt and Mississippi State ... had four shots on the season ... named to the Year C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 2009

Smith’s Career Stats

GP-GS G A Pts 18-2 1 0 2 2010 16-2 0 0 0 2009: Played in 18 matches with two starts ... tallied first collegiate goal 2011 19-17 3 1 7 against Hawaii ... made first collegiate start at Rice ... also started against TOTAL 53-21 4 1 9

East Carolina ... had six shots on the season.

Shots Shot% GW 6 .167 0 4 .000 0 21 .143 1 31 .222 1

High School: A four-year starter for head coach Matt Tracy at The Bolles School ... helped the Bulldogs to a Class 3A state championship as a junior ... earned a spot on the Class 3A All-State team as a junior as well ... a key part of her team making a return appearance in the Class 3A state championship game during her senior campaign ... also lettered in track & field and golf for the Bulldogs ... played club soccer for Marc Osterberger and the Jacksonville Fury ... prior to joining the Fury, she helped the Clay County United to a 2007 club state championship ... was a member of the 2007 Florida ODP team, the 2008 North Texas ODP state team and the Region 3 ODP team from 2007-08 ... invited to play with the 92 Region 3 ODP team in Brazil in 2009. Personal: Full name is Emma Jane Smith ... born March 31, 1991 in Jacksonville, Fla. ... daughter of Karl and Elizabeth Smith ... has one older brother, Dillon ... majoring in psychology.

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Camille Walters

RS Junior • Defender • 5-1 • Nashville, Tenn. • Father Ryan HS

2011: Redshirted ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 2010: Appeared in 17 matches, including three starts ... started three straight matches against Southern Miss, UCF and Marshall ... took two shots on the season ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 2009: Played in seven matches ... made collegiate debut against Belmont.

Walters’ Career Stats

Year 2009 High School: Played her prep career for head coach Robin Dieterich at 2010 Father Ryan High School ... helped the Irish to a 2008 Tennessee Second- 2011 ary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division II state championship TOTAL

GP-GS 7-0 17-3 0-0 24-3

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Shots Shot% GW 0 .000 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 0 2 .000 0

... also a standout in the classroom, including being a member of the National Honor Society and the National Latin Honor Society ... was a member of the ERSA Express 91 club team, coached by Matt Yelton ... was an intregal part of the squad’s 2007 Region 3 Premier League Championship, as well as helping her team to the 2008 Regional quarterfinals. Personal: Full name is Mariel Camille Alonso Walters ... born May 8, 1991 in St. Louis, Mo. ... daughter of Christopher and Suzanne Walters ... has one brother, Zachary, and one sister, Madeline ... majoring in biology.

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Sam Bradford

Junior • Defender • 5-7 • Covington, Ky. • Holy Cross HS 2011: Tallied four points on the season, including one goal and two assists to rank fifth on the team ... started in 18 matches ... collected 12 shots, four on frame ... was an anchor on defense, helping the team to three shutouts ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 2010: Ranked fourth on the team with nine points ... scored three goals and tallied three assists on the season ... scored her first collegiate goals against No. 18 UCF, with both tallies coming within a one minute of each other ... tallied her first assist against Ole Miss ... also assisted on goals against North Florida and Tulsa ... tallied her third goal of the season and first game-winner against Houston ... made her first collegiate start against Tulsa and started four consecutive matches ... appeared in 18 contests.

Bradford’s Career Stats Year GP-GS G A Pts 2010 18-4 3 3 9 2011 18-18 1 2 4 TOTAL 36-22 4 5 13

Shots Shot% GW 15 .200 1 12 .083 0 27 .148 1

High School: A four-year starter and two-time team captain under Craig Lipscomb at Holy Cross High School ... named first team all-region ... earned second team all-state honors ... earned a spot on the Cincinnati Enquirer’s All-Stars first team ... named MVP of the Kentucky vs. Ohio Girls All-Star Game ... earned team’s MVP award after senior season ... played for Classics Hammer FC under coach Clay Revis ... four-year member of the Kentucky state ODP team ... participated in National Honor Society ... made honor roll each semester. Personal: Born Aug. 21, 1992 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... daughter of Ann and Ted Bradford ... majoring in exercise science.

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Kirsten Ebert

Junior • Midfielder • 5-9 • Suwanee, Ga. • South Forsyth HS 2011: Netted her first collegiate goal at Kennesaw State (9/11), giving her a season-high two points ... fired a career-high 15 shots with eight locked on target ... started in 14 contests ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned the league’s Academic Medal. 2010: Notched her first collegiate assist against Western Carolina ... collected nine shots, including five on goal ... made six starts in the midfield and appeared in 18 matches ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Year 2010 Roll and earned the league’s Academic Medal.

2011 High School: Four-year starter for coach Tom Braun at South Forsyth TOTAL

Ebert’s Career Stats GP-GS 18-6 16-14 34-20

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Shots Shot% GW 9 .000 0 15 .067 0 24 .042 0

High School ... helped lead team to state runner-up finish in 2008 ... named team’s best defensive player ... also played for Atlanta Fire United under coach Mark MacKain... a Disney showcase finalist in 2008 and CASL showcase pool winner in 2009 ... also a four-year starter for the basketball team ... earned all-county honors for both soccer and basketball ...named a state finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman award ... member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club ... two-time scholar athlete award winner. Personal: Born July 31, 1991 in Westford, Mass. … daughter of Kurt and Leslie Ebert … has one younger sister, Jordyn … majoring in communications.

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Amy Harrison

Junior • Defender • 5-7 • Colorado Springs, Colo. • University of Albany (SUNY)

2010-11 (UNIVERSITY OF ALBANY - SUNY): Appeared in 15 games, making eight starts in 2011 ... tallied two assists and helped the team to four shutouts ... helped the team to a 9-10-1 overall mark and a third-place (5-2-1) in America East Conference record ... saw action in 14 games as a freshman, making 12 starts... recorded one assist, doling out the helper on Albany’s lone goal in a 1-0 win over Vermont (10/24) ... took six shots on the season, including four on goal ... helped the team to nine shutouts. High School: Three-year letterwinner at Air Academy HS ... two-time captain who garnered all-state honors as a junior after leading team to the state title match ... played at the club level for Pride Soccer ... earned team MVP honors in 2008 after helping squad win the championship at the Disney Soccer Showcase ... also earned two letters in swimming ... member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born Aug. 4, 1991 in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... daughter of Bill and Mary Harrison ... has one brother, Brian, and two sisters, Melissa and Meg ... majoring in sociology.

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Jasmine Kauka

Junior • Midfielder • 5-7 • Kane’ohe, Hawaii • Punahou School 2011: Made her first collegiate start against Oklahoma State (8/21) ... started in all but two of UAB’s 19 contests ... collected seven shots, four on frame ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 2010: Made her first collegiate appearance against Vanderbilt ... saw action in six contests ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Year

2010 High School: Captained the HSC Bulls 92 to a USYS Region final, back-to- 2011 back US Club Regional titles and the US Club national championships un- TOTAL

Kuaka’s Career Stats GP-GS 6-0 19-17 25-17

G A 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Shots Shot% GW 0 .000 0 7 .000 0 0 .000 0

der coach Derick Kato... led the Bulls to the 2008 Hawaii Women’s League Championship with an undefeated season ... a two-time all-state second team selection under head coach Mark Martinson ... earned back-to-back state all-tournament honors ... captained Punahou to the state title in 2008-09. Personal: Born Sept. 23, 1991 in Honolulu, Hawaii … daughter of Jay and Jill Kauka … has one older brother, Jay ... majoring in French.

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Abby Phillips

Junior • Midfielder • 5-6 • Huntsville, Ala. • Grissom HS

2011: Appeared in seven games ... recorded an assist at East Carolina (10/30) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 2010: Tallied her first collegiate goal against Southern Miss … totaled three points on the season … assisted the game-winning goal at Mississippi State … appeared in 18 matches, making six starts in the midfield … had Phillips’ Career Stats six shots, including two on frame ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Year GP-GS G A Pts Shots Shot% GW Honor Roll and received the league’s Academic Medal. 2010

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2 .000 0 High School: Captained the Grissom Tigers for three seasons under coach 2011 7-1 0 1 1 TOTAL 25-7 1 2 4 8 .125 0 Craig Maples … named the Alabama All-Stars’ team MVP as a junior … earned MVP honors at the Island Cup Soccer Tournament … helped lead Grissom to the 2009 state finals … received the team’s Golden Boot Award in 2008 after leading the team with 26 goals ... played for coach Henry Mpagi on HFC 92 Blue ... served as president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … member of Junior Civitan.

Personal: Born Jan. 8, 1992 in Huntsville, Ala. … daughter of James and Robin Phillips … has one older brother, Greg Gookin, and one older sister, Dawn Gookin … majoring in social work.

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Junior • Defender • 5-3 • Peachtree City, Ga. • McIntosh HS 2011: Appeared in nine contests ... collected two shots ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned the league’s Academic Medal. 2010: Made her first collegiate start against North Florida ... appeared in nine contests ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. High School: A four year varsity starter under coach Marcia Clark at Pincombe’s Career Stats McIntosh High School … earned the team’s Defensive MVP Award in Year GP-GS G A Pts Shots Shot% GW 2007 and 2009, Lady Chief Award in 2008, Lady Chiefs Scholarship 2010 9-1 0 0 0 0 .000 0 Award in 2010 … team captain as a senior … scored 17 goals as a se- 2011 9-4 0 0 0 2 .000 0 nior, while leading the Lady Chiefs to the Georgia state high school TOTAL 18-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 tournament four years in a row…played club soccer for the AFC Lightning ’92 White team under coach Andy Thompson … club team won state tournament and Region III championship in 2010 and finished 3rd in the nation … also won Region III championship in “06 and “07 … Region III ODP player. Personal: Born July 26, 1992 in Mayfield Heights, Ohio ... daughter of Warren and Dori Pincombe ... has one brother, Roger (24) ... majoring in engineering.

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Kelsey Waechter RS Sophomore • Midfielder • 5-8 • Evans, Ga. • USF 2010-11 (USF): Appeared in four games and had one start as a redshirt freshman at USF.

High School: Started four years for Greenbrier HS... led Greenbrier to the 2009 Georgia 5A State Semi-finals ... helped Greenbrier win two Georgia Region Championships (2007, 2008)... played club soccer for Columbia United FC, based out of Columbia, S.C. ... assisted Columbia United to the 2007 South Carolina State Championship. Personal: Born Aug. 31, 1991 ... daughter of Jeff and Kim Waechter ... has one brother, Luke ... majoring in biology.

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Megan Collins

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Sophomore • Midfielder • 5-7 • Montgomery, Ala. • Brewbaker Tech HS 2011: Made her first collegiate start at Oklahoma (8/19) ... appeared in 17 games, starting in nine ... fired 15 shots with five on frame ... named to

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High School: Two-time Montgomery Advertiser All-Metro Player of the Year ... earned all-state honors from the Montgomery Advertiser in 2008 and 2009 ... set Alabama state record for assists with 40 in 2008 ... played for Collins’ Career Stats head coach Sean Collins at Brewbaker ... led Brewbaker to state semifinals GP-GS G A Pts Shots Shot% GW in 2009 ... played for Andrew Brower at the Birmingham United Soccer Year 2011 17-9 0 0 0 15 .000 0 Association ... led team to state title from 2008-10. Personal: Born July 25, 1993 in Fort Sill, Okla. ... daughter of Patrick and Harumi Collins ... has one older brother, Sean ... majoring in biology.

Mary Catherine Combs

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Sophomore • Defendder • 5-7 • Lexington, Ky. • Lexington Catholic HS 2011: Started 17 contests ... made her first collegiate start at Oklahoma (8/19) ... tallied her first goal as a Blazer in the 3-2 overtime victory at Belmont (9/2) ... put three of her five total shots on frame. High School: A four-year starter for Lexington Catholic under head coach Terry Quigley ... named team captain in 2010 ... earned first team all-state, all-region and all-district honors in 2010 ... helped Lexington Catholic to Year the 2009 state finals ... played on Kentucky’s ODP state team for four years 2011 ... played one year in the ODP Regional Pool ... member of the Ohio Elite Soccer Academy under coach Doug Bracken.

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Personal: Born June 8, 1993 in Lexington, Ky. ... daughter of David ad Lisa Combs ... has two younger brothers, Seaton and Dozier, and one younger sister, Madison ... majoring in health sciences.

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2012 Women’s Soccer 2012 Blazers

Johanna Liney

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Sophomore • Midfielder • 5-8 • Marietta, Ga. • Walton HS 2011: Saw action in 18 contests ... earned her first start against Oklahoma State (8/21) ... notched her first collegiate goal against Ole Miss (9/17) ... tallied her first assist at Belmont (9/2) ... collected nine shots with four locked on target ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned the league’s Academic Medal. High School: Led the Raiders to the state finals in 2009 and 2010 under head coach Bruce Wade ... earned the most outstanding forward award Year her freshman and senior years ... played for the Concord Fire under head 2011 coach Gregg Blasingame ... received the Raider Pride Award.

Liney’s Career Stats GP-GS G A 18-8 1 1

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Personal: Born June 15, 1993 in Boca Raton, Fla. ... daughter of Tom and Anne Liney ... has one brother, Thomas, and two sisters, Shannon and Jacqueline ... majoring in civil engineering.

Hannah #4

Kennedy #6 Depperschmidt

Alanna #16 Dineen

Freshman Midfielder 5-6 Mountaintop, Pa. Crestwood HS

Freshman Midfielder 5-5 Flower Mound, texas Flower Mound HS

Freshman Midfielder 5-7 Suwanee, GA. Peachtree Ridge HS

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High School: Selected by ESPN Rise as one of the top 50 female soccer prospects in 2011 ... tallied 11 points (4 goals, 3 assists) for the Peachtree Ridge Lions her senior year ... led the Lions to a 5-2 region mark ... played for the Concorde Fire Elite ECNL team in 2010-11 for coach Ken Kurilec ... competed in the Region III Premier League with the Concorde Fire `93 Black Team ... member of the Peachtree Ridge Personal: Born March 4, 1994 in Plano, Texas Peer Leadership Program ... a four-year scholarPersonal: Born July 7, 1994 in Kingston, Pa. ... daughter of Eric and Sarah Depperschmidt ... athlete. ... daughter of Diane and Dan Coffin ... has a has three sisters, Mackenzie, Dawson and PresPersonal: Born Sept. 16, 1993 in Knoxville, younger brother, Noah, and a younger sister, ley ... majoring in biology. Tenn. ... daughter of Tim and Diana Dineen ... Megan ... majoring in biology. has two older brothers Jeff and Chris ... majoring in health related studies. High School: A three-year starter for the Crestwood Comets varsity soccer team ... also competed for the varsity track and cross country teams ... placed third in the 2011 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) District 2 800 meters and finished fourth in the 1,600 meters ... served as Student Government Board president her senior year ... a four-time member of the National Honor Society.

High School: Named a 2010-11 All-District honorable mention ... led the 2011 Flower Mound HS squad to a third-place finish in the 8-5A district ... served as the only junior team captain for the 2010-11 season ... ranked in the top 10 percent of her class and ranks 49th out of a total 775 students in her class ... a four-year member of the National Honor Society.

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2012 Women’s Soccer 2012 Blazers Paige Hanks

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#12 Paige Hoffman

Angelica #1 Jimenez

Freshman|Midfielder 5-6 Garland, Texas Naaman Forest HS

Freshman | Midfielder 5-6 Knoxville, Tenn. Christian Academy of Knoxville

Freshman|Golakeeper 5-3 Pembroke Pines, Fla Pembroke Pines Charter HS

High School: Named All-District 10-5A First Team (2010-11) and Second Team (2008-09, 2009-10) ... earned the Naaman Forest Horizon Award, a leadership honor, her freshman year ... led the 2008-09 team to the District Championship ... served as vice president of the DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) her senior year ... played five years for the D’Feeters Soccer Club ... participated in the Region III Premier League (2007-10) ... a four-year Garland School District academic letterwinner. Personal: Born Dec. 15, 1993 in Dallas, Texas ... daughter of Mike and Robin Hanks ... has an older sister, Abbey ... majoring in liberal arts.

High School: Led the Christian Academy Warriors to three state championships (2008, 2009, 2011) and state finalists in 2010 ... four-time All-District selection (2008-2011) ... named to the 2011 and 2010 TSWA A/AA All-State team ... served as team captain in 2010, 2011 ... led the team to a 24-1-1 finish her senior season ... tallied 27 goals and seven assists in her senior campaign and finished her career with 65 goals and 39 assists ... also played varsity basketball ... led the team to two district championships (2009, 2010) and one regional championships (2010) in hoops ... a four-year member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born Feb. 20, 1994 in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... daughter of John and Darcy Hoffman ... has two sisters Brielle and Brittany ... majoring in business marketing.

High School: Started varsity all four years and captained the Pembroke Pines Jaguars her junior and senior years ... helped the Jaguars to a 15-4-2 record in 2011 and a 14-3-3 record in 2010 ... played for the 18 and under Coral Springs United Lady Renegades, leading them to the 2011 Florida State Championship ... played three years on the West Pines United club team ... appeared in the 2011 Final Four Atlanta Showcase. Personal: Born Dec. 24, 1993 in Miami, Fla. ... daughter of Joseph and Diana Jimenez ... has one sister, Christina ... majoring health related professions.

#13 Kasey Johnson

Ashley #10 Naumoff

Courtnie #0 Northern

Freshman Forward 5-6 Coppell, Texas Coppell HS

Freshman Defender 5-7 Lenoir City, Tenn. Lenoir City HS

Freshman Goalkeeper | 5-11 Fort Worth, Texas All Saints’ Episcopal School

High School: Served as captain her senior year ... named to the 2011 All-District Second Team ... played for the club team Sting ECNL and the ASG `94 team ... captained the 2009 ASG squad and was named the team MVP in 2008 ... member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born Nov. 16, 1993 in Dallas, Texas ... daughter of Claude and Sue Johnson ... has one sister, Lauren ... majoring in health related professions.

High School: Played varsity soccer, volleyball and basketball ... named the 2009-10 All-Southern Preparatory Conference soccer team and the 2008-09 All-SPC basketball team ... played for the Soloar Chelsea `94 ECNL team ... participated in the Region III Premier League from Personal: Born Nov. 2, 1993 in Knoxville, Tenn. 2009-11. ... daughter of Chris and LaRonda Naumoff ... has a younger brother, Jacob ... majoring in Personal: Born April 25, 1994 in Poway, Calif. ... daughter of Chena Northern and Darnell Lee communications. ... majoring in biology. High School: Named to the 2011 All-State AAA team ... scored a school-record 31 goals in 2011 ... a four-time All-Region 2-AAA selection ... tallied 17 goals and 9 assists for 43 points her junior year ... finished her career with 93 goals.

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2012 Women’s Soccer 2012 Blazers Isabel #8 Shanteau Freshman Forward 5-5 Huntsville, Ala. Grissom HS

High School: Helped the Lady Tigers to a 21-40 overall record and an undefeated 14-0-0 Section 8 mark in 2011 ... part of the 2011 Section 8 Championship team ... named to the AHSAA North All-Star team ... tabbed as team Rookie of the Year (2008), Most Improved Player (2009), Best Attacking Player (2010) and received the Grissom Golden Boot Award (2010) ... also played varsity basketball. Personal: Born Jan. 15, 1994 in Huntsville, Ala. ... daughter of Marc and Melissa Shanteau ... has one brother, Alex and one sister, Olivia ... majoring health related professions.

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2012 Women’s Soccer Head Coach Harold Warren

Harold Warren

Head Coach • Second Season Cal Poly Pomona, 2002

Harold Warren begins his second season at the helm of the UAB women’s soccer program, which went 6-12-1 in his first year as head coach. Warren took over a UAB program that had been guided for 15 years by Paul Harbin, who retired following the 2010 season. While at USC, Warren helped turn the Trojans into one of the most successful programs in the nation. One of Warren’s primary responsibilities with USC was working with the defense.

The Trojans captured the 2007 NCAA Championship, finishing with a 20-3-2 record as they recorded 15 shutouts and allowed only 13 goals during the season. In the four years Warren was on staff at USC, the Trojans earned berths in the NCAA Tournament each of those seasons while compiling a cumulative record of 61-20-10.

In the spring of 2010, Warren furthered his coaching experiences overseas in Europe. He completed two coaching assistantships. One was with VVV-Venlo in the Dutch Eredivisie League, one of the most prominent leagues in the Women’s Head Coach Netherlands, and one was with ForYear School Overall Record Conference Record tuna Sittard in the Dutch Jupiler 2011 UAB 6-12-1 3-7-1 League.

THE WARREN FILE

Year 2007** 2008 2009 2010

Women’s Associate Head Coach School Overall Record Conference Record USC 20-3-2 6-2- 1 USC 16-5-2 5-3-1 USC 12-6-3 4-3-2 USC 13-6-3 5-3-1 USC Totals 61-20-10 20-11-5

** National Champions Women’s Assistant Coach Year School Overall Record Conference Record 2003 Arizona 6-11-2 2-6-1 2004 Arizona 15-6 6-3 2005 Arizona 11-8-3 4-4-1 2006 Arizona 8-10-2 1-6-2 Arizona Totals 40-35-7 13-19-4 Year 2002

Women’s Assistant Coach School Overall Record Conference Record UC Irvine 8-10-1 5-3-1 Related Experience Team California ODP California ODP

Year Position 2001-03 Assistant Coach 2001-03 Scout Soccer Clubs Warren Coached Riverside Soccer Club Long Beach Sidekicks West Coast Stingers orn: Aug. 5, 1969, in Fairfield, Calif. B College: Cal Poly Pomona (B.S., Communications, 2002) Playing Experience: Riverside Community College (1988); Cal State Fullerton (1989); Cal Poly Pomona (1990-91)

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“We are truly excited to have a coach the caliber of Harold Warren coming on board to lead our women’s soccer program,” said Brian Mackin, UAB athletic director. “He has been around successful programs throughout his career and has had a integral role in the success USC has experienced, including winning a national championship.” Prior to joining the staff at USC, Warren spent four seasons at the University of Arizona. He helped the Wildcats to an NCAA Third Round appearance in 2005. In his four seasons with the Wildcats, Arizona posted a 40-35-7 overall mark. Before arriving at Arizona, Warren served one year as an assistant at UC Irvine in 2002, where he was also responsible for directing the UC Irvine Soccer Academy. From 200103, Warren was the assistant coach for the California Olympic Development Program’s 16-17 age group, and was an ODP scout for Southern California male and female talent. With the California ODP, Warren was named 2005-06 Coach of the Year. Warren spent 23 years coaching at

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the club level for boys and girls teams ranging from ages 10-19. He won league championships with Riverside Soccer Club and Long Beach Sidekicks, and helped the West Coast Stingers to a Surf Cup semifinal. He has remained involved in club and ODP coaching, heading up the `89 Arizona ODP and the U-15 Arizona Rush Nike Team while in Tucson. He also is a U.S. Soccer Federation licensed coach. As a player, Warren was a defender and a forward at Riverside Community College before transferring to Cal State Fullerton in 1989. He then transferred to Cal Poly Pomona. He later graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a bachelor’s of science in communications in 2002. “I would like to thank Athletic Director Brian Mackin and SWA Derita Ratcliffe for giving me the opportunity to be the second head women’s soccer coach in the history of the program,” said Warren. “I’m completely honored and blessed with this opportunity. I’ve worked hard my entire coaching career and being the head women’s soccer coach at UAB is a dream come true. “I feel that this program will be a force to reckon with UAB is a top-notch institution of higher learning in the great city of Birmingham and has an unbelievable athletic department with all the support we need to be successful on a national level.” His coach at USC, Ali Khosroshahin, said he has no doubt Warren is ready to lead his own program. “Harold has been ready for this opportunity for a long time,” said Khosroshahin, who has been USC’s head coach for six seasons. “When I became the head coach at SC, Harold was at Arizona and the first call I made was to him

about joining our program. He has a great handle on recruiting nationally. UAB is getting one of the best coaches in the country. I am extremely excited for Harold.”


2012 Women’s Soccer Head Coach Harold Warren Coach Warren’s Accomplishments at USC... •

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2007 National Championship Part of the first coaching staff in NCAA history to win a national championship in its first season Coached Olympic Gold Medalist Amy Rodriguez 3 Herman Trophy candidates 3 All-Americans 2007 NCAA Defensive Player of the Year 2007 NCAA Offensive Player of the Year 6 All-PAC-10 team honorees

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2006 NCAA Tournament round of 16 2005 PAC-10 conference champions 4 All-Americans PAC-10 Player of the Year 10 All-PAC-10 honorees

Q & A with Coach Warren...

What does UAB have to offer the student-athlete? “UAB offers the student-athlete the opportunity to receive an excellent education with majors ranging from engineering to medicine. Also, UAB is one of the most diverse campuses in the country with a student population from over 100 different countries. Getting to know students from other countries and ethnicities is a great education in itself.” “Athletically, UAB has a very young athletic department with programs that have been excelling every year. Coming into one of these programs at this moment is very exciting because prospective student-athletes will be a part of something special.” What type of player do you look for in recruiting? “We try to recruit the prospective student-athletes that are outstanding people, excel academically, want to grow as young adults and as an athletes. Also, we look for students that fit into what we do as a soccer team.”

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What does Birmingham have to offer the students? “Birmingham is a major metropolitan city with cultural, social and historical attractions that are very good. Along with the southern hospitality, a UAB student will grow into a well-rounded young adult that will probably continue to live and gain employment in the Birmingham area.” What are your goals for the UAB women’s soccer program? “Our goals for the women’s soccer program are to graduate all of our student-athletes, be successful on the field, strengthen our alumni base, heighten the awareness of our program, represent UAB in the best possible manner and give back as much as we can to the community.”

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2012 Women’s Soccer Assistant Coaches/Support Staff Rebecca Whittle

Kate Blankenship

Assistant Coach • Fourth Season Samford, 2002

Assistant Coach • First Season UAB, 2010

Rebecca Whittle was named assistant coach for the UAB women’s soccer program in July, 2009. Whittle returned to the collegiate women’s soccer scene after teaching in the Homewood (Ala.) school system since the fall of 2006. Whittle’s most-recent coaching stint was at Georgia Southern, where she spent two years (2004-06) with head coach and former UAB women’s soccer assistant Ashley Hart. Prior to Georgia Southern, Whittle was an assistant coach at Tennessee Tech for two seasons with head coaches Greg Stone (2002) and Patrick Farmer (2003). In addition, Whittle has worked numerous collegiate camps, including UAB, Samford, Georgia Southern, Tennessee Tech, Duke, Rice and Lee University. She has also been a coach with the Vestavia Hills Soccer Club off-and-on since 2000. Whittle was a four-year letterwinner at Samford, playing for then-head coach Barry Spitzer from 1997-2000. The Dallas, Texas native played in 71 games, starting 65 contests at forward for the Bulldogs. She scored 16 goals and recorded 15 assists for a total of 47 points during her career. Whittle graduated from Samford in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in education and received her master’s degree in education psychology and counselor education from Tennessee Tech in 2004. The former Rebecca Kent is married to Luke Whittle, who is the Director of Coaching for the Vestavia Hills Soccer Club. They have a son, Noah, who was born in November 2009.

Kate Blankenship, a former UAB goalkeeper, was named assistant coach of the UAB women’s soccer team in January, 2012. Blankenship’s main responsibility will be working with the goalkeepers. Prior to joining UAB’s coaching staff, Blankenship served as a graduate assistant coach with the Indiana State University women’s soccer program for the 2011 season. Before arriving at Indiana State University, Blankenship was an assistant women’s soccer coach at Stratford Academy in Macon, Ga., where her primary responsibility was coaching the goalkeepers. In her season with the Eagles, the team went 22-0-1, including 15 shutouts. The Eagles captured the 2011 Georgia Independent Sports Association (GISA) 3A state championships. A standout net minder for UAB from 2007-10, Blankenship compiled a 34-30-9 record. She set the UAB single-season records in shutouts (9) and best goals against average (.082) in her freshman year. In her four-year tenure with the Green and Gold, Blankenship posted career records in saves (341), minutes (6,782:20), shutouts (20) and best goals against average (1.22). A native of Lizella, Ga., Blankenship graduated from UAB in December, 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a minor in athletic coaching. “I’ve always wanted to come back to this university so that I could give back to a school that did so much for me. I’m ecstatic to work with [Head] Coach [Harold] Warren and [Assistant] Coach [Rebecca] Whittle. They both have impressive backgrounds and are doing amazing things with the women’s soccer program.”

Support Staff

Kathryn Roberts Media Relations

Dani Stephenson Athletic Training

Drew Barnette Academics

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2012 Women’s Soccer

2011 Season Review

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2012 Women’s Soccer 2011 Season Review

Senior Tiffini Turpin earned First Team All-Conference USA in 2011.

CONFERENCE USA ACCOLADES Seniors Tiffini Turpin and Carolyn Polcari were named to the Conference USA first and third teams, respectively. Fellow senior Pascale Pinard earned Conference USA All-Academic First Team honors for the second-straight year as she was named to the conference all-academic second team in 2010. Pinard is a three-time recipient of the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal and three-time member of the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Turpin was also selected as the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 31. The award marked the third in Turpin’s career as she earned the accolade on Oct. 13, 2008 and Aug. 31, 2009. Redshirt freshman goalkeeper CJ Winship was selected as the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 17), marking the first weekly honor in Winship’s career as well as the first garnered by the Blazers in 2011. A YEAR OF FIRSTS The 2011 season featured a number of firsts for the young UAB women’s soccer squad: -The 2011 season marked the inaugural year

for head coach Harold Warren. Before taking the helm of the UAB program, Warren, served as associate head coach at the University of Southern California (2007-10). -Three of the five true freshmen tallied their first collegiate goals this season. Midfielders Sarah Hopper and Johanna Liney each netted a goal in the 4-2 win against Ole Miss (9/17). Defender Mary Catherine Combs notched her first on the road at Belmont (9/2) to help the Blazers capture the 3-2 overtime victory. -Junior Emma Jane Smith recorded her first career multi-goal game, including her first ever game-winning goal, against Ole Miss. The Jacksonville, Fla. product scored a season-best four points in the contest in a span of just two minutes. The midfielder recorded her first ever assist in the 1-0 victory against UTEP (10/16). -The Blazers handed Colorado College its first Conference USA loss of the 2011 season on Oct. 14, snapping the Tigers’ eight-game unbeaten streak. Carolyn Polcari netted the goal in the 1-0 victory while redshirt freshman CJ Winship recorded her third shutout of the season. -Senior Pascale Pinard, who made the transition from a defender to a midfielder, scored the first two goals of the season for UAB. The TroisRivieres, Quebec, Canada native ended her career with three goals and five assists for a career-high 11 points.

compared to her combined four starts in the previous two years. The midfielder recorded career highs in several categories including goals (3), assists (1), points (7) and shots (21). -Sophomore Kirsten Ebert netted her first collegiate goal at Kennesaw State (9/11), giving the midfielder a season-high two points. The Suwanee, Ga. native fired a career-high 15 shots with eight locked on the target. She balances her responsibilities on the field with a 4.00 GPA in her field of communications. -Sophomore Sam Bradford was an anchor on the defense in 2011. The defender started in 18 contests and finished the 2011 campaign in the top five of the team with four points (1g, 2a). -Redshirt freshman goalie CJ Winship completed the season 5-6-1 with three shutouts. The Ridgeland, Miss. native registered a .775 save percentage, placing her eighth among all C-USA netminders while she finished fifth in the league with a 5.31 saves per game average.

REWRITING THE RECORD BOOKS Polcari and Turpin have climbed the ranks in several career categories after their four years as Blazers. Polcari Points - 57, 10th GWG - 7, 4th (tied) Assists - 17, 7th (tied) Shots - 185, 4th

Turpin Goals - 21, 8th (tied) Shots - 150, 6th GWG - 11, 1st (tied)

STELLAR STANDOUTS -Senior Allison Young started in 16 of UAB’s 19 total matches. The defender launched nine shots, five on frame, and was a force in the backfield for the Blazers. The Evansville, Ind. native is a leader on the field as well as in the classroom as she maintains a 3.91 overall GPA in accounting. -Junior Emma Jane Smith had a break-out Senior Pascale Pinard scored the first two UAB goals of the 2011 season. season for the Blazers. She started in 17 matches 2 1

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2012 Women’s Soccer 2011 Statistics Final Statistics

Overall Record: 6-12-1 C -USA Record: 3-7-1 Home: 4-4-0 Away: 2-8-1 Neutral: 0-0-0 No. Player GP-GS G A Pts Sh Shot % GW PK-Att 21 Turpin, Tiffini 19-19 6 1 13 41 .146 3 0-0 8 Polcari, Carolyn 19-19 3 4 10 44 .068 1 1-1 17 Smith, Emma Jane 19-17 3 1 7 21 .143 1 0-0 7 Pinard, Pascale 18-17 2 0 4 26 .077 1 0-0 5 Bradford, Sam 18-18 1 2 4 12 .083 0 0-0 2 Liney, Johanna 18-8 1 1 3 9 .111 0 0-0 9 Ebert, Kirsten 16-14 1 0 2 15 .067 0 0-0 18 Hopper, Sarah 16-12 1 0 2 11 .091 0 0-0 14 Combs, Mary Catheri 17-17 1 0 2 5 .200 0 0-0 23 Phillips, Abby 7-1 0 1 1 2 .000 0 0-0 15 Collins, Megan 17-9 0 0 0 15 .000 0 0-0 10 Young, Allison 17-16 0 0 0 9 .000 0 0-0 39 Kauka, Jasmine 19-17 0 0 0 7 .000 0 0-0 12 Murphy, Taylor 13-0 0 0 0 6 .000 0 0-0 11 Pincombe, Erin 9-4 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0-0 19 Hardison, Mariana 8-2 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0-0 33 Winship, CJ 13-12 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0-0 0 Getzinger, Katie 8-7 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0-0 Total 19 19 10 48 226 .084 6 1-1 Opponents 19 41 32 114 299 .137 12 1-1 Goalkeeping Stats No. Keeper GP-GS Min GA GAA Sv Sv % W-L-T Sho 33 Winship, CJ 13-12 1086:53 20 1.66 69 .775 5-6-1 3 0 Getzinger, Katie 8-7 668:12 21 2.83 56 .727 1-6-0 0 TEAM 0:00 0 0.00 3 1.000 0-0-0 0 Total 19 1755:95 41 2.10 128 .757 6-12-1 3 Opponents 19 1755:05 19 .97 94 .832 11-6-1 7

Match Results Date Opponent

HOME games * Conference USA match

Miscellaneous Statistics Goals by Period 1st 2nd OT/2 Total UAB 8 9 1/1 19 Opponent 24 16 1/0 41

Corner Kicks by Period 1st 2nd OT/2 Total UAB 21 46 3/0 70 Opponent 60 45 0/1 106

Shots by Period 1st 2nd OT/2 Total UAB 84 125 12/5 226 Opponent 164 127 7/1 299

Fouls by Period 1st 2nd OT/2 Total UAB 102 101 2/2 207 Opponent 86 87 0/2 175

Saves by Period 1st 2nd OT/2 Total UAB 61 63 4/0 128 Opponent 37 51 5/1 94

Attendance Summary UAB Opp. Total 2,743 5,413 Dates/Avg. 8/343 11/492 Neutral Site No./Avg. 0/0

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W-L-T Score Att.

8/19 at Oklahoma L 0-5 1026 8/21 at Oklahoma State L 1-4 488 8/26 SAMFORD W 1-0 682 9/2 at Belmont W(ot) 3-2 278 9/4 FLORIDA STATE L 0-4 100 9/9 at Alabama L 0-1 924 9/11 at Kennesaw State L 1-4 289 9/17 OLE MISS W 4-2 309 9/23 at Rice* L 0-3 313 9/25 at Houston* L 1-2 306 10/2 at Marshall* T(ot2) 1-1 621 10/7 TULSA* L 0-3 357 10/9 SMU* L 1-2 307 10/14 COLORADO COLLEGE* W 1-0 316 10/16 UTEP* W 1-0 302 10/21 at UCF* L 0-1 428 10/23 at Southern Miss* L(ot) 1-2 413 10/27 MEMPHIS* L 0-2 370 10/30 at East Carolina* W 3-2 327

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Scorers (assists) -Pinard (UA) Pinard (UA)

Combs (UA) Polcari (UA) Turpin (Liney) --Ebert (Polcari) Liney (Polcari) Hopper (UA) Smith (UA) Smith (Bradford) -Smith (UA) Polcari (Penalty kick)) --

Turpin (Bradford) Polcari (Turpin) Turpin (Smith) -Bradford (UA) -Turpin (Phillips) Turpin (Polcari) Turpin (Polcari)


2012 Women’s Soccer 2011 Conference USA Statistics 2011 Conference USA Standings Team C-USA x, y, z Memphis 10-0-1 Colorado College 8-2-1 SMU 7-3-1 UCF 6-2-3 East Carolina 5-6-0 Rice 4-5-2 UTEP 4-5-2 Tulsa 4-5-2 Houston 3-6-2 UAB 3-7-1 Marshall 2-7-2 Southern Miss 1-9-1  x - C-USA Regular Season Champion;

Pct. Overall Pct. Home .955 22-0-1 .978 11-0-1 .773 10-7-3 .575 8-1-1 .682 11-8-1 .575 7-2-0 .682 12-4-5 .690 5-2-2 .455 11-8-1 .575 5-4-1 .455 10-7-4 .571 6-2-0 .455 11-8-4 .565 8-2-2 .455 10-7-3 .575 7-3-1 .364 6-11-2 .368 4-4-2 .318 6-12-1 .342 4-4-0 .273 4-12-3 .289 2-2-3 .136 4-13-3 .275 3-4-2

Away Neutral 11-0-0 0-0-0 2-3-2 0-3-0 4-5-1 0-1-0 5-1-3 2-1-0 5-4-0 1-0-0 3-5-3 1-0-1 2-6-1 1-0-1 3-3-2 0-1-0 2-6-0 0-1-0 2-8-1 0-0-0 2-9-0 0-1-0 0-8-1 1-1-0

y - C-USA Tournament Champion; z - NCAA bid

Individual Leaders

Goals Christabel Oduro, Memphis...................................... 16 Kimmy Cummings, ECU ............................................ 9 Brittany Kindzierski, UTEP......................................... 9 Caty Butler, ECU........................................................... 8 Amanda Malkiewicz..................................................... 8 Jessica Howard, Rice..................................................... 8 Natalia Gomez-Junco, Memphis................................ 8 Jessica Zavalza, Houston..............................................7 Lauren DiGregorio, Colorado College....................... 7 Nicolette Radovcic, UCF.............................................. 7 Tishia Jewell, UCF......................................................... 7 Katie Dorman, UTEP................................................... 7 Rasheeda Ansari............................................................ 7 Assists Tishia Jewell, UCF......................................................... 9 Melissa Smith, Memphis.............................................. 9 Leah Bagonis, ECU....................................................... 7 Christabel Oduro, Memphis........................................ 7 Jordan O’Brien, Tulsa................................................... 6 Tess Hall, UTEP............................................................ 5 Katie Dorman, UTEP................................................... 5 Lauren Katada, UTEP................................................... 5 Kaitlyn Atkins, Memphis............................................. 5 Lizzy Simonin, Memphis............................................. 5 Kylie Davis, Memphis.................................................. 5 Shots Tishia Jewell, UCF....................................................... 82 Angela DeSumma, Marshall...................................... 77 Katie Dorman, UTEP................................................. 73 Natalia Gomez-Junco, Memphis.............................. 66 Birttany Kindzierski, UTEP....................................... 65 Christabel Oduro, Memphis...................................... 65 Lauren DiGregorio, Colorado College..................... 58 Tess Hall, UTEP.......................................................... 57 Jessica Howard, Rice................................................... 57 Kimmy Cummings, ECU........................................... 55 Saves Sarah Dilling, UTEP................................................. 115 Hannah Vanderboegh, Southern Miss.................. 110 Hanna Berglund, Colorado College......................... 91 Christiane Cordero, ECU.......................................... 81 Katie Bykowski, Tulsa................................................ 76 Aline Reis, UCF........................................................... 73 CJ Winship, UAB................................................. 69 Betsy Haugh, Marshall............................................... 66 Courtney Webb, SMU................................................ 66 Elise Kuhar-Pitters, Memphis................................... 63

Team Leaders

Points Memphis..................................................................... 171 UTEP........................................................................... 113 East Carolina.............................................................. 102 UCF............................................................................... 96 Rice................................................................................ 81 Tulsa.............................................................................. 80 Colorado College......................................................... 76 SMU.............................................................................. 74 Houston........................................................................ 69 UAB...................................................................... 48 Marshall........................................................................ 44 Southern Miss.............................................................. 40 Shots Memphis..................................................................... 431 UTEP........................................................................... 361 Rice.............................................................................. 331 Colorado College....................................................... 321 UCF............................................................................. 318 Tulsa............................................................................ 307 East Carolina.............................................................. 258 Houston...................................................................... 254 SMU............................................................................ 253 Marshall...................................................................... 248 UAB.................................................................... 226 Southern Miss............................................................ 208 Assists Memphis....................................................................... 47 East Carolina................................................................ 38 UCF............................................................................... 32 UTEP............................................................................. 31 Rice................................................................................ 25 Tulsa.............................................................................. 22 SMU.............................................................................. 18 Colorado College......................................................... 18 Houston........................................................................ 17 Southern Miss.............................................................. 10 Marshall........................................................................ 10 UAB...................................................................... 10 Goals Memphis....................................................................... 62 UTEP............................................................................. 41 UCF............................................................................... 32 East Carolina................................................................ 32 Tulsa.............................................................................. 29 Colorado College......................................................... 29 SMU.............................................................................. 28 Rice................................................................................ 28 Houston........................................................................ 26 UAB...................................................................... 19 Marshall........................................................................ 17 Southern Miss.............................................................. 15

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2011 Award Winners

First-Team All-Conference USA F: Lauren DiGregorio, Colorago College F: Christabel Oduro, Memphis F: Jessica Howard, Rice F: Tiffini Turpin, UAB F: Tishia Jewell, UCF MF: Jessie Ayers, Colorado College MF: Kimmy Cummings, East Carolina MF: Mallory Baum, SMU D: Lizzy Simonin, Memphis D: Kaitlyn Eidson, SMU D: Marissa Diggs, UCF GK: Elise Kuhar-Pitters, Memphis

Second-Team All-Conference USA F: Britney Lyman, Colorado College F: Amanda Malkiewicz, East Carolina F: Jessica Zavalaza, Houston MF: Lizzy Hildebrandt, Memphis MF: Stacie Hubbard, UCF MF: Azia Nicholson, UTEP D: Beth Wright, Colorado College D: Lauren LaGro, Rice D: Claire Hulcer, Tulsa GK: Aline Reis, UCF

Third-Team All-Conference USA F: Claire Nicholson, Tulsa F: Tess Hall, UTEP F: Katie Dorman, UTEP MF: Sharis Lachappelle, Houston MF: Angela DeSumma, Marshall MF: Quynh Nhu Truong, Rice MF: Jordan O’Brien, Tulsa MF: Carolyn Polcari, UAB D: Stephanie Derieg, Houston D: Courtney Smith, SMU D: Caitlin Leumas, Southern Miss GK: Amy Czyz, Rice

Freshman of the Year Jessie Ayers, Colorado College

Defensive Player of the Year Lizzy Simonin, Memphis

Coach of the Year Brooks Monaghan, Memphis

Offensive Player of the Year Christabel Oduro, Memphis


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2012 Women’s Soccer UAB Record Book Attendance Records

Team Records Most Goals Match.................................. 9 vs. Jackson State (Oct. 25, 2002) 9 vs. Northwestern State (Sept. 8, 1996) Season..................................................... 69 (20 Matches, 1996) Most Assists Match........................ 9 vs. Northwestern State (Sept. 8, 1996) Season...................................................... 76 (20 Matches, 1996) Most Shots Match......................... 51 vs. Tennessee Tech (Sept. 11, 1996) Season................................................... 395 (20 Matches, 1996) Most Saves Match............................16 vs. North Carolina (Sept. 18, 2005) ....................................................... 16 vs. UTEP (Sept. 30, 2005) Season.................................................... 151 (19 Matches, 2005) Most Shutouts Season ........................................................9 (19 Matches, 2003) .................................................................... 9 (19 matches, 2007) Best Goals Against Average Season.................................................. 1.07 (19 Matches, 2003) Largest Margin of Victory Match.......................... 9 vs. Jackson State (9-0, Oct. 25, 2002) ............................ 9 vs. Northwestern State (9-0, Oct. 8, 1996) Largest Margin of Defeat Match...................................... 7 at Baylor (8-1, Aug. 31, 1997) Most Wins Season...................................................... 16 (23 Matches, 2004) Most Home Wins Season....................................................... 8 (10 Matches, 2003) ................................................................... 8 (11 Matches, 1996) Most Road Wins Season.........................................................8 (10 matches, 2004) .................................................................... 6 (12 matches, 2001) .................................................................... 6 (12 Matches, 1998) .................................................................... 6 (12 Matches, 1997) Most Consecutive Wins Season.............................................................................. 8 (2004) Most Consecutive Home Wins Season.............................................................................. 6 (1998) Most Consecutive Road Wins Season.............................................................................. 6 (2004) Most Goals Allowed Season..................................................... 46 (20 Matches, 1997) Fewest Goals Allowed Season..................................................... 16 (19 Matches, 2007) Consecutive Shutouts Season................................................................... 4 (1996, 1998)

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Record Crowds 1. 4,070 vs. Washington (9/10/04) 2. 2,362 vs. North Carolina (9/30/01) 3. 1,875 vs. Jacksonville State (8/27/04) 4. 1,386 at Portland (9/12/04) 5. 1,334 at Nebraska (9/2/01) 6. 1,258 at SMU (8/29/97) 7. 1,121 vs. Vanderbilt (9/7/07) 8. 1,026 at Oklahoma (8/19/11) 9. 1,025 at UTEP (9/24/10) 10. 1,005 vs. Vanderbilt (9/1/98) Home Records 1. 2,362 vs. North Carolina (9/30/01) 2. 1,875 vs. Jacksonville State (8/27/04) 3. 1,121 vs. Vanderbilt (9/7/07) 4. 1,005 vs. Vanderbilt (9/1/98) 5. 1,000 vs. Jacksonville (8/30/96) 6. 981 vs. Marquette (10/20/96) 7. 965 vs. Birmingham-Southern (9/29/96) 8. 958 vs. DePaul (10/18/96) 9. 957 vs. Alabama (10/19/99) 10. 932 vs. Louisville (10/6/96) Attendance Averages

1996 - 413 average, 20 dates 1997 - 370 average, 20 dates 1998 - 290 average, 20 dates 1999 - 268 average, 21 dates

2000 - 409 average, 19 dates 2001 - 438 average, 20 dates 2002 - 385 average, 19 dates 2003 - 361 average, 19 dates 2004 - 587 average, 23 dates 2005 - 359 average, 19 dates 2006 - 335 average, 21 dates 2007 - 335 average, 19 dates 2008 - 401 average, 20 dates 2009 - 303 average, 21 dates 2010 - 393 average, 19 dates 2011 - 429 average, 19 dates Home Averages 1996 - 592 average, 11 dates 1997 - 541 average, 8 dates 1998 - 536 average, 8 dates 1999 - 451 average, 9 dates 2000 - 441 average, 9 dates 2001 - 636 average, 8 dates 2002 - 285 average, 9 dates 2003 - 370 average, 10 dates 2004 - 407 average, 8 dates 2005 - 236 average, 8 dates 2006 - 360 average, 8 dates 2007 - 520 average, 6 dates 2008 - 420 average, 9 dates 2009 - 412 average, 7 dates 2010 - 369 average, 11 dates 2011 - 343 average, 8 dates

All-Conference USA Selections 2011 First Team..................................................Tiffini Turpin Third Team.............................................Carolyn Polcari

Third Team.................................................... Jill Knottek All-Freshman Team................................... Pam Cooney .............................................................. Jennifer Williams

2010 Second Team............................................. Laura McCalla ..................................................................Carolyn Polcari

2002 Third Team................................................. Tara Kidwell ......................................................................... Jill Knottek ........................................................... Adrienne Suffridge .................................................................Briana McCarty

2009 Second Team.............................................. Tiffini Turpin ................................................................ Marie Yempuku 2008 First Team.................................................. Tiffini Turpin Co-Freshman of the Year......................... Tiffini Turpin All-Freshman Team................................Carolyn Polcari .................................................................... Tiffini Turpin 2007 First Team..................................................... Sally Palmer ............................................................................. Jill Porto Second Team.............................................Katie Henricks All-Freshman Team............................Allysha Chapman 2006 Second Team...............................................Rachael Axon ....................................................................... Sally Palmer All-Freshman Team...................................Rachael Axon 2005 First Team........................................................... Jill Porto ................................................................. Nasra Abdullah Second Team................................................ Sally Palmer. .......................................................................Pam Cooney Freshman of the Year............................ Nasra Abdullah All-Freshman Team............................... Nasra Abdullah 2004 First Team.................................................... Tara Kidwell .................................................................Briana McCarty Second Team..............................................Jenny Rynders Third Team...................................................Pam Cooney All-Freshman Team..................................... Sally Palmer ............................................................................. Jill Porto 2003 First Team................................................... Tara Kidwell .................................................................Briana McCarty Second Team............................................ Jenny Rynders

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2001 First Team.................................................. Denise Peters Second Team.......................................... Briana McCarty Third Team...................................... Adrienne Suffridge All-Freshman Team.............................. Briana McCarty 2000 Third Team......................................... Jenny Woodward 1999 First Team....................................... Vanessa Woodward Second Team............................................ Monica Bagley ..................................................................... Denise Peters Third Team......................................... Jenny Woodward 1998 First Team............................................... Melissa Urbani ..........................................................Vanessa Woodward Second Team............................................ Monica Bagley .......................................................................Ashley Cobb All-Freshman Team............................... Carrie Graham 1997 First Team................................................ Monica Bagley .................................................................. Christene Tran ..........................................................Vanessa Woodward Second Team........................................... Melissa Urbani All-Freshman Team................................. Kari Harrison 1996 First Team............................................... Melissa Urbani Second Team............................................ Monica Bagley ................................................................ Shannon Larson Third Team.............................................. Jackie Adamec ........................................................................ Jan Caranto ..........................................................Vanessa Woodward All-Freshman Team................................ Monica Bagley. .................................................................. Melissa Urbani


2012 Women’s Soccer UAB Record Book Single-Game Records

Year-By-Year Records

Monica Bagley vs. Jacksonville (1996)....................................................................... 8 Tara Kidwell vs. Houston (2004)................................................................................. 7 Shannon Larson vs. Northwestern State (1996)....................................................... 7 Ashley Cobb vs. Jacksonville State (1996)................................................................. 7 Shannon Larson vs. Saint Louis (1996).................................................................... 7 Sally Palmer vs. Marshall (2005) ................................................................................. 6 Jill Porto vs. Marshall (2005) ...................................................................................... 6 Sally Palmer vs. UTEP (2005) .................................................................................... 6 Jill Porto vs. Birmingham-Southern (2005) ............................................................. 6 Jenny Rynders vs. Memphis (2004)............................................................................. 6 Liz Bosscher vs. DePaul (2004).................................................................................... 6 Jessica Barr vs. Houston (2004)................................................................................... 6 Tara Kidwell vs. Southern Miss (2004)....................................................................... 6 Tara Kidwell vs. Jacksonville State (2004).................................................................. 6 Jan Caranto vs. Jacksonville State (1996).................................................................. 6 Melissa Urbani vs. South Florida (1996)................................................................... 6 Vanessa Woodward vs. Chattanooga (1996)............................................................ 6

1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Points

Goals

Monica Bagley vs. Jacksonville (1996)....................................................................... 4 Jill Porto vs. Marshall (2005) ...................................................................................... 3 Jill Porto vs. Birmingham-Southern (2005) ............................................................. 3 Sally Palmer vs. UTEP (2005) .................................................................................... 3 Jenny Rynders vs. Memphis (2004)............................................................................. 3 Liz Bosscher vs. DePaul (2004).................................................................................... 3 Tara Kidwell vs. Houston (2004)................................................................................. 3 Tara Kidwell vs. Southern Miss (2004)....................................................................... 3 Tara Kidwell vs. Jacksonville State (2004).................................................................. 3 Shannon Larson vs. Northwestern State (1996)....................................................... 3 Ashley Cobb vs. Northwestern State (1996)............................................................. 3 Ashley Cobb vs. Jacksonville State (1996)................................................................. 3 Vanessa Woodward vs. Chattanooga (1996)............................................................ 3 Bridget Winston vs. Louisville (2001)........................................................................ 3

Shots

Shannon Larson vs. Northwestern State (1996)...................................................... 12 Jenny Rynders vs. TCU (2004)................................................................................... 10 Shannon Larson vs. Jacksonville (1996)................................................................... 10 Tiffini Turpin vs. Marshall (2011)............................................................................... 9 Jill Porto vs. Birmingham-Southern (2005) ............................................................. 9 Melissa Urbani vs. Jacksonville (1996)...................................................................... 9 Melissa Urbani vs. Chattanooga (1996)..................................................................... 9 Carolyn Polcari vs. Marshall (2011)............................................................................ 8 Carolyn Polcari at East Carolina (2009)..................................................................... 8 Jill Porto vs. Memphis (2004)...................................................................................... 8 Tara Kidwell vs. Massachusetts (2002)...................................................................... 8 Shannon Larson vs. Tennessee Tech (1996)............................................................. 8 Melissa Urbani vs. Tennessee Tech (1996)............................................................... 8 Katrina Harrison vs. Saint Louis (1997).................................................................... 8

Assists

Laura Richards vs. Houston (2004)............................................................................. 4 Jan Caranto vs. Jacksonville State (1996).................................................................. 4 Liz Bosscher vs. Memphis (2004)................................................................................ 3 Ashley Cobb vs. Northwestern State (1996)............................................................. 3 Monica Bagley vs. Louisville (1998)........................................................................... 3 Briana McCarty vs. Massachusetts (2002)................................................................. 3 Tara Kidwell vs. TCU (2002)...................................................................................... 3 Pascale Pinard vs. Southern Miss (2010).................................................................... 3

Saves

Katie Forbis vs. North Carolina (2005) .................................................................. 16 Katie Forbis vs. UTEP (2005) ................................................................................... 16 Katie Forbis vs. Washington (2004).......................................................................... 14 Jackie Adamec vs. Vanderbilt (1996)........................................................................ 14 Lisa Nowoslawski vs. North Carolina (2001).......................................................... 14 Lisa Nowoslawski vs. Nebraska (2001)..................................................................... 12 Lisa Nowoslawski vs. Vanderbilt (2001)................................................................... 12 Katie Getzinger vs. Houston (2011).......................................................................... 11 Kate Blankenship at Auburn (2008).......................................................................... 11 Julie McFarlane vs. Southern Miss (2006)................................................................ 11

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Goals 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Assists 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Shots 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Monica Bagley, Melissa Urbani............................................................. 30 Melissa Urbani, Vanessa Woodward................................................... 19 Ashley Cobb............................................................................................. 21 Denise Peters............................................................................................ 16 Denise Peters.............................................................................................. 9 Denise Peters, Adrienne Suffridge......................................................... 22 Tara Kidwell............................................................................................. 26 Tara Kidwell............................................................................................. 24 Tara Kidwell.............................................................................................. 35 Sally Palmer.............................................................................................. 22 Sally Palmer............................................................................................... 20 Sally Palmer............................................................................................... 20 Carolyn Polcari, Tiffini Turpin.............................................................. 16 Laura McCalla, Tiffini Turpin................................................................ 12 Laura McCalla........................................................................................... 30 Tiffini Turpin............................................................................................ 13 Shannon Larson....................................................................................... 13 Vanessa Woodward.................................................................................. 8 Ashley Cobb............................................................................................. 10 Denise Peters.............................................................................................. 8 Jill Knottek, Denise Peters....................................................................... 4 Denise Peters.............................................................................................. 9 Jill Knottek, Tara Kidwell......................................................................... 9 Tara Kidwell............................................................................................. 10 Tara Kidwell.............................................................................................. 14 Sally Palmer, Jill Porto.............................................................................. 9 Sally Palmer................................................................................................. 9 Sally Palmer................................................................................................. 8 Tiffini Turpin.............................................................................................. 7 Tiffini Turpin.............................................................................................. 5 Laura McCalla........................................................................................... 12 Tiffini Turpin.............................................................................................. 6 Jan Caranto............................................................................................... 13 Kari Harrison............................................................................................. 9 Monica Bagley............................................................................................ 7 Jenny Woodward....................................................................................... 6 Bridget Winston........................................................................................ 3 Briana McCarty......................................................................................... 9 Briana McCarty....................................................................................... 10 Jill Knottek.................................................................................................. 7 Tara Kidwell................................................................................................ 7 Nasra Abdullah.......................................................................................... 6 Rachael Axon.............................................................................................. 3 Sally Palmer................................................................................................. 4 Carolyn Polcari........................................................................................... 4 Laura McCalla, Carolyn Polcari............................................................... 4 Laura McCalla............................................................................................. 6 Carolyn Polcari........................................................................................... 4 Shannon Larson........................................................................................ 72 Kari Harrison, Vanessa Woodward...................................................... 31 Melissa Urbani......................................................................................... 46 Adrienne Suffridge.................................................................................. 42 Denise Peters............................................................................................. 28 Denise Peters............................................................................................ 46 Tara Kidwell............................................................................................. 54 Tara Kidwell............................................................................................. 65 Tara Kidwell.............................................................................................. 75 Jill Porto..................................................................................................... 46

Jill Porto...................................................................................................74 Jill Porto...................................................................................................70 Danya Barsalona, Tiffini Turpin..........................................................43 Carolyn Polcari.......................................................................................57 Laura McCalla.........................................................................................55 Carolyn Polcari........................................................................................44

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2012 Women’s Soccer UAB Record Book Season Records Points

Tara Kidwell..................................................................................................... 35 (2004) Melissa Urbani................................................................................................ 34 (1996) Shannon Larson............................................................................................. 32 (1996) Monica Bagley................................................................................................ 31 (1996) Laura McCalla................................................................................................. 30 (2010) Tara Kidwell.................................................................................................... 29 (2002) Jill Knottek...................................................................................................... 28 (2002) Ashley Cobb.................................................................................................... 27 (1996) Vanessa Woodward....................................................................................... 26 (1996) Jenny Rynders.................................................................................................. 24 (2004) Tara Kidwell .................................................................................................... 24 (2003)

Goals

Tara Kidwell..................................................................................................... 14 (2004) Shannon Larson............................................................................................. 13 (1996) Laura McCalla................................................................................................. 12 (2010) Jill Knottek...................................................................................................... 11 (2002) Monica Bagley................................................................................................ 11 (1996) Melissa Urbani................................................................................................ 11 (1996) Tara Kidwell .................................................................................................... 10 (2003) Tara Kidwell .................................................................................................... 10 (2002) Ashley Cobb.................................................................................................... 10 (1998) Vanessa Woodward....................................................................................... 10 (1996)

Shots

Tara Kidwell..................................................................................................... 75 (2004) Shannon Larson............................................................................................. 72 (1996) Jill Porto ........................................................................................................ 70 (2007) Jill Porto ........................................................................................................ 70 (2004) Jenny Rynders.................................................................................................. 65 (2004) Tara Kidwell .................................................................................................... 65 (2003) Melissa Urbani................................................................................................ 64 (1996) Carolyn Polcari...................................................................................57 (2009) Laura McCalla................................................................................................. 55 (2010) Tara Kidwell .................................................................................................... 54 (2002) Jill Knottek ...................................................................................................... 50 (2003)

Assists

Jan Caranto ..................................................................................................... 13 (1996) Melissa Urbani................................................................................................ 12 (1996) Briana McCarty.............................................................................................. 10 (2002) Tara Kidwell .......................................................................................................9 (2002) Briana McCarty................................................................................................ 9 (2001) Kari Harrison.................................................................................................... 9 (1997) Monica Bagley.................................................................................................. 9 (1996) Ashley Cobb...................................................................................................... 9 (1996) Tara Kidwell........................................................................................................7 (2004) Jill Knottek .........................................................................................................7 (2003) Monica Bagley.................................................................................................. 7 (1998) Jenny Woodward............................................................................................. 7 (1998)

Game-Winning Goals

Adrienne Suffridge........................................................................................... 6 (2001) Ashley Cobb...................................................................................................... 6 (1998) Tiffini Turpin...................................................................................... 4 (2009) Carolyn Polcari.................................................................................... 4 (2008) Sally Palmer.........................................................................................................4 (2007) Sally Palmer.........................................................................................................4 (2006) Jill Porto ...........................................................................................................4 (2005) Tara Kidwell........................................................................................................4 (2004) Jenny Rynders.....................................................................................................4 (2004) Jill Knottek .........................................................................................................4 (2003)

Highest Shot Percentage (.75 per game)

Ashley Cobb................................................................................................. .385 (1998) Abby Jones ................................................................................................... .353 (1996) Laura Richards.............................................................................................. .333 (2004) Jill Knottek................................................................................................... .297 (2002) Melissa Urbani............................................................................................. .280 (1997)

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Vanessa Woodward.................................................................................... .278 (1996) Vanessa Woodward.................................................................................... .258 (1997) Monica Bagley............................................................................................. .256 (1996) Ashley Cobb................................................................................................. .250 (1996) Jill Knottek..................................................................................................... 235 (2000) Christene Tran............................................................................................. .235 (1997)

Saves

Katie Forbis .................................................................................................. 122 (2005) Kate Blankenship.......................................................................................... 103 (2009) Lisa Nowoslawski......................................................................................... 103 (2001) Jackie Adamec................................................................................................ 98 (1996) Jen Braly... ........................................................................................................ 95 (1997) Katie Forbis...................................................................................................... 92 (2004)

Highest Save Percentage

Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................ .824 (2001) Katie Forbis.................................................................................................. .817 (2003) Katie Forbis................................................................................................... .814 (2004) Katie Forbis ................................................................................................. .813 (2005) Kate Blankenship........................................................................................ .811 (2009) Kate Blankenship ........................................................................................ .795 (2007)

Saves Per Game

Katie Forbis ................................................................................................. 6.78 (2005) C.J. Winship................................................................................................. .5.31 (2011) Kate Blankenship......................................................................................... 5.17 (2010) Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................ 5.15 (2001) Jen Braly... ..................................................................................................... 5.00 (1997) Kate Blankenship......................................................................................... 4.90 (2009) Jackie Adamec............................................................................................. 4.90 (1996) Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................ 4.79 (2000)

Wins

Katie Forbis...................................................................................................... 14 (2004) Jen Braly... ........................................................................................................ 12 (1998) Jackie Adamec................................................................................................ 12 (1996) Katie Forbis..................................................................................................... 11 (2003) Kate Blankenship............................................................................................ 10 (2009) Lisa Nowoslawski............................................................................................. 9 (2002) Kate Blankenship...............................................................................................9 (2007)

Shutouts

Kate Blankenship...............................................................................................9 (2007) Jackie Adamec.................................................................................................. 7 (1996) Jen Braly... ...........................................................................................................7 (1998) Kate Blankenship...............................................................................................6 (2009) Katie Forbis.........................................................................................................6 (2004) Katie Forbis....................................................................................................... 5 (2003)

Fewest Goals Allowed

Katie Forbis..................................................................................................... 13 (2003) Kate Blankenship............................................................................................ 16 (2007) C.J. Winship..................................................................................................... 20 (2011) Katie Forbis...................................................................................................... 21 (2004) Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................... 22 (2001) Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................... 22 (1999)

Best Goals Against Average

Kate Blankenship......................................................................................... 0.82 (2007) Katie Forbis.................................................................................................. 0.90 (2003) Katie Forbis................................................................................................... 1.05 (2004) Kate Blankenship......................................................................................... 1.13 (2009) Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................ 1.13 (2001) Katie Forbis................................................................................................... 1.05 (2004) Kate Blankenship......................................................................................... 1.13 (2009) Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................ 1.13 (2001) Jen Braly... ..................................................................................................... 1.13 (1998)

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2012 Women’s Soccer UAB Record Book Career Records Points

Game-Winning Goals

Tara Kidwell............................................................................................. 101 (2001-04) Jenny Rynders.............................................................................................73 (2001-04) Melissa Urbani........................................................................................... 72 (1996-99) Sally Palmer.................................................................................................71 (2004-07) Monica Bagley........................................................................................... 67 (1996-99) Vanessa Woodward.................................................................................. 67 (1996-99) Jill Knottek................................................................................................. 61 (2000-03) Adrienne Suffridge.................................................................................... 61 (1999-02) Jill Porto... ...................................................................................................60 (2004-07) Carolyn Polcari...........................................................................................57 (2008-11) Denise Peters............................................................................................. 55 (1998-01) Laura McCalla............................................................................................55 (2008-10)

Tiffini Turpin..............................................................................................11 (2008-11) Sally Palmer.................................................................................................11 (2004-07) Adrienne Suffridge.................................................................................... 11 (1999-02) Tara Kidwell................................................................................................10 (2001-04) Carolyn Polcari.............................................................................................7 (2008-11) Jill Porto.........................................................................................................7 (2004-07) Jill Knottek................................................................................................... 7 (2000-03) Denise Peters............................................................................................... 7 (1998-01) Ashley Cobb................................................................................................. 7 (1996-98) Vanessa Woodward.................................................................................... 5 (1996-99) Laura McCalla..............................................................................................5 (2008-10)

Goals

Kate Blankenship.....................................................................................341 (2007-10) Lisa Nowoslawski.................................................................................... 327 (1999-02) Katie Forbis.............................................................................................. 323 (2003-06) Jen Braly....................................................................................................257 (1997-00) Jackie Adamec ................................................................................................ 98 (1996)

Tara Kidwell................................................................................................38 (2001-04) Jenny Rynders.............................................................................................31 (2001-04) Sally Palmer.................................................................................................28 (2004-07) Jill Porto... ...................................................................................................25 (2004-07) Melissa Urbani........................................................................................... 25 (1996-99) Denise Peters............................................................................................. 24 (1998-01) Vanessa Woodward.................................................................................. 24 (1996-99) Jill Knottek................................................................................................. 23 (2000-03) Adrienne Suffridge.................................................................................... 22 (1999-02) Laura McCalla............................................................................................22 (2008-10) Tiffini Turpin..............................................................................................21 (2008-11) Monica Bagley........................................................................................... 21 (1996-99) Ashley Cobb............................................................................................... 21 (1996-98) Shots Jill Porto... .................................................................................................260 (2004-07) Tara Kidwell............................................................................................. 230 (2001-04) Jenny Rynders...........................................................................................188 (2001-04) Carolyn Polcari.........................................................................................185 (2008-11) Sally Palmer...............................................................................................160 (2004-07) Melissa Urbani......................................................................................... 155 (1996-99) Tiffini Turpin............................................................................................150 (2008-11) Adrienne Suffridge.................................................................................. 148 (1999-02) Danya Barsalona.......................................................................................145 (2006-09) Laura McCalla..........................................................................................131 (2008-10) Denise Peters........................................................................................... 117 (1998-01) Vanessa Woodward................................................................................ 113 (1996-99) Monica Bagley......................................................................................... 112 (1996-99) Assists Tara Kidwell................................................................................................25 (2001-04) Monica Bagley........................................................................................... 25 (1996-99) Briana McCarty..........................................................................................24 (2001-04) Melissa Urbani........................................................................................... 22 (1996-99) Vanessa Woodward.................................................................................. 19 (1996-99) Jenny Woodward...................................................................................... 18 (1997-00) Carolyn Polcari...........................................................................................17 (2008-11) Adrienne Suffridge.................................................................................... 17 (1999-02) Sally Palmer.................................................................................................15 (2004-07) Jill Knottek................................................................................................. 15 (2000-03) Jan Caranto................................................................................................ 15 (1996-98) Highest Shot Percentage (.75 per game) Ashley Cobb............................................................................................ .263 (1996-98) Jill Knottek.............................................................................................. .219 (2000-03) Vanessa Woodward............................................................................... .212 (1996-99) Denise Peters.......................................................................................... .200 (1998-00) Monica Bagley........................................................................................ .188 (1996-99) Shannon Larson .......................................................................................... .181 (1996) Sally Palmer...............................................................................................175 (2004-07) Laura McCalla..........................................................................................166 (2008-10) Tara Kidwell..............................................................................................165 (2001-04) Jenny Rynders......................................................................................... .165 (2001-04)

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Highest Save Percentage

Katie Forbis............................................................................................. .815 (2003-06) Kate Blankenship.....................................................................................789 (2007-10) Lisa Nowoslawski................................................................................... .764 (1999-01) Jackie Adamec ............................................................................................. .754 (1996) Jen Braly .................................................................................................736 (1997-00)

Most Saves Per Game

Jackie Adamec............................................................................................. 4.90 (1996) Katie Forbis..............................................................................................4.68 (2003-06) Kate Blankenship....................................................................................4.55 (2007-10) Lisa Nowoslawski................................................................................... 4.25 (1999-01) Jen Braly... ................................................................................................4.08 (1997-00)

Most Minutes Played in Goal

Kate Blankenship............................................................................ 6,782:20 (2007-10) Lisa Nowoslawski............................................................................ 5,836:00 (1999-02) Katie Forbis...................................................................................... 5,661:58 (2003-06) Jen Braly... ........................................................................................ 5,009:00 (1997-00) Julie McFarlane................................................................................ 1,895:09 (2003-06)

Most Wins

Katie Forbis.................................................................................................34 (2003-06) Kate Blankenship.......................................................................................34 (2007-10) Lisa Nowoslawski...................................................................................... 29 (1999-02) Jen Braly... ...................................................................................................23 (1997-00) Jackie Adamec................................................................................................ 12 (1996)

Most Shutouts

Kate Blankenship.......................................................................................20 (2007-10) Katie Forbis.................................................................................................13 (2003-06) Jen Braly... ..................................................................................................10 (1997-00) Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................ 8 (1999-02) Jackie Adamec.................................................................................................. 7 (1996)

Fewest Goals Allowed

Julie McFarlane...........................................................................................30 (2003-06) Jackie Adamec ................................................................................................ 32 (1996) Katie Forbis................................................................................................ 82 (2003-06) Kate Blankenship.......................................................................................91 (2007-10) Jen Braly......................................................................................................92 (1997-00)

Best Goals Against Average

Kate Blankenship....................................................................................1.22 (2007-10) Katie Forbis..............................................................................................1.30 (2003-06) Julie McFarlane....................................................................................... 1.42 (2003-06) Jen Braly... ................................................................................................1.46 (1997-00) Lisa Nowoslawski................................................................................... 1.47 (1999-02) Jackie Adamec ............................................................................................. 1.56 (1996)

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2012 Women’s Soccer Academic Awards Conference USA Academic Medal Recipients Danielle Blair (2007-10) Jen Braly (1998) Pam Cooney (2006) Stephanie Davis (2002-03) Kirsten Ebert (2010, 2011) Abby Hackett (2010, 2011)

Stephanie Henderson (2010) Suzanna LaMotte (2003-05) Katja Lerew (1998-2001) Johanna Liney (2011) Allison Maynard (2002) Briana McCarty (2002-05)

Julie McFarlane (2004-06) Nicolette Nieves (2004) Lisa Nowoslawski (2000-03) Denise Peters (1999-2001) Erin Pincombe (2011) Abby Phillips (2010)

Conference USA Honor Roll 2011-12 Sam Bradford Megan Collins Kirsten Ebert Cara Eby Abby Hackett Morgan Haney Sarah Hopper Jasmine Kauka Johanna Liney Abby Phillips Pascale Pinard Erin Pincombe Carolyn Polcari Emma Jane Smith Camille Walters CJ Winship 2010-11 Kirsten Ebert Cara Eby Abby Hackett Stephanie Henderson Jasmine Kauka Abby Phillips Pascale Pinard Erin Pincombe Carolyn Polcari Emma Jane Smith Camille Walters CJ Winship Allison Young 2009-10 Allison Belsterling Danielle Blair Kate Blankenship Stephanie Henderson Laura McCalla Pascale Pinard Carolyn Polcari Ayana Russell Emily Sinovich Emma Jane Smith Allison Young 2008-09 Allison Auchter

2005-06 Nasra Abdullah Pam Cooney Jennifer Davis Katie Forbis Nadine Liverpool Caitlin Marple Philo Mbong Julie McFarlane Jenny Meyer Nicolette Nieves Sally Palmer Jill Porto Laura Skridulis

Danya Barsalona Maureen Bellare Danielle Blair Kate Blankenship Toni Gockel Katie Henricks Nadine Liverpool Caitlin Marple Laura McCalla Sally Palmer Sarah Nicole Peters Pascale Pinard Carolyn Polcari Jill Porto Allison Young

2004-05 Pam Cooney Katie Forbis Tara Kidwell Suzanna LaMotte Philo Mbong Briana McCarty Julie McFarlane Jenny Meyer Nicolette Nieves Sally Palmer Daelyn Richards Jenny Rynders Laura Skridulis

2007-08 Allison Auchter Danya Barsalona Maureen Bellare Allison Belsterling Danielle Blair Allysha Chapman Katie Forbis Morgan Haney Katie Henricks Nadine Liverpool Caitlin Marple Jenny Meyer Sally Palmer Jill Porto Marie Yempuku

2003-04 Leigh Burton Pam Cooney Katie Forbis Rebecca Garcia Tara Kidwell Jill Knottek Suzanna LaMotte Philo Mbong Briana McCarty Julie McFarlane Jenny Meyer Nicolette Nieves Jenny Rynders Jessica Samulski Laura Skridulis

2006-07 Allison Auchter Rachael Axon Danielle Blair Kate Blankenship Leigh Burton Katie Forbis Katie Henricks Caitlin Marple Philo Mbong Julie McFarlane Jenny Meyer Sally Palmer Jill Porto

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(3.75 GPA or Better) Pascale Pinard (2009-11) Daelyn Richards (2004) Tanya Scalise (1997) Laura Skridulis (2003-06) Kerri Sparks (1998-2000) Allison Young (2009-11) CJ Winship (2010)

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Leigh Burton Celine Chenoweth Stephanie Davis Kacie Deon Rebecca Garcia Suzanna LaMotte Briana McCarty Lisa Nowoslawski Cynthia Penaranda Jenny Rynders Jessica Samulski Melissa Sherrell Laura Skridulis 2001-02 Jana Brauer Stephanie Davis Aimey Disko Tara Kidwell Suzanna LaMotte Allison Maynard Briana McCarty Lisa Nowoslawski Denise Peters Cindy Penaranda Devon Richardson Jenny Rynders Jessica Samulski Deidra Webb Bridget Winston 2000-01 Jen Braly Lisa Davies Stephanie Davis Katja Lerew Lisa Nowoslawski Denise Peters Amelie Peterson Cynthia Penaranda Jenny Woodward 1999-00 Christina Allegretti Monica Bagley Jen Braly Stephanie Davis Katja Lerew

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Lisa Nowoslawski Cindy Penaranda Denise Peters Kerri Sparks Christene Tran Bridget Winston Jenny Woodward Vanessa Woodward 1998-99 Christina Allegretti Monica Bagley Jen Braly Ashley Cobb Lisa Davies Katja Lerew Denise Peters Kerry Sparks Christene Tran Katrina Tyson Bridget Winston Jenny Woodward Vanessa Woodward 1997-98 Christina Allegretti Monica Bagley Jen Braly Ashley Cobb Lisa Davies Andrea Grell Katja Lerew Erin Mahoney Kerri Sparks Christene Tran Katrina Tyson Michelle Vette Jenny Woodward Vanessa Woodward 1996-97 Monica Bagley Ashley Cobb Tanya Scalise Christene Tran Katrina Tyson Vanessa Woodward


2012 Women’s Soccer Honors and Awards All-Americans Nasra Abdullah ................................... Soccer Buzz Freshman All-America - 2005 Pam Cooney......................................................... Jewish Sports Review - 2004, 2005 Tara Kidwell............................................... Soccer Buzz Honorable Mention - 2004 Briana McCarty.......................................... Soccer Buzz Freshman All-America - 2001 NSCAA All-Region Team Marie Yempuku.......................................................................................................2009 Sally Palmer................................................................................................... 2006, 2007 Jill Porto ....................................................................................................... 2005, 2007 Nasra Abdullah ...................................................................................................... 2005 Jenny Rynders..........................................................................................................2004 Briana McCarty........................................................................................... 2003, 2004 Tara Kidwell....................................................................................... 2002, 2003, 2004 Vanessa Woodward.......................................................................... 1997, 1998, 1999 SoccerBuzz All-Region Team Jill Porto......................................................................................................... 2004, 2007 Sally Palmer..............................................................................................................2006 Jenny Rynders..........................................................................................................2004 Tara Kidwell....................................................................................... 2002, 2003, 2004 Briana McCarty................................................................................. 2001, 2003, 2004 Denise Peters.......................................................................................................... 2001 Vanessa Woodward............................................................... 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 SoccerBuzz South Region All-Freshman Team Tiffini Turpin...........................................................................................................2008 Pam Cooney............................................................................................................ 2003 Briana McCarty...................................................................................................... 2001 Soccer America Team of the Week Marie Yempuku......................................................................................... Sept. 8. 2009 Jill Porto...................................................................................................... Nov. 8, 2006 Jenny Rynders......................................................................................... Sept. 18, 2002 Denise Peters............................................................................................. Oct. 1, 2000 Christene Tran......................................................................................... Oct. 21, 1997 SoccerBuzz Elite Team of the Week Tiffini Turpin............................................................................................ Oct. 15, 2008 Laura Richards........................................................................................... Nov. 8, 2006 Katie Forbis ............................................................................................ Sept. 20, 2005 Sally Palmer .............................................................................................. Oct. 4, 2005 Jenny Rynders.......................................................................................... Nov. 12, 2004 Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week Tiffini Turpin............................................................................................ Oct. 31, 2011 Laura McCalla......................................................................................... Aug. 30, 2010 Tiffini Turpin..................................................................Oct. 13, 2008, Aug. 31, 2009 Jill Porto.................................................................................................... Oct. 10, 2005 Sally Palmer................................................................................................ Oct. 3, 2005 Tara Kidwell.....................................................................Oct. 11, 2004, Oct. 25, 2004 Jill Knottek.............................................................................................. Sept. 22, 2003 Jenny Rynders......................................................................................... Sept. 16, 2002 Denise Peters.................................................................... Oct. 9, 2000, Oct. 15, 2001 Ashley Cobb............................................................................................. Oct. 12, 1998 Christene Tran......................................................................................... Oct. 20, 1997 Melissa Urbani................................................................. Sept. 23, 1996, Oct. 6, 1997

Danielle Blair........................................................................................ CoSIDA - 2009 Jill Porto................................................................................................. NSCAA - 2007 Briana McCarty......................................................................... NSCAA - 2003, 2004 ......................................................................................................CoSIDA - 2003, 2004 Lisa Nowoslawski............................................................................. CoSIDA - 2001, 2002 Denise Peters........................................................................................ NSCAA - 2001 ................................................................................................................ CoSIDA - 2001 Vanessa Woodward........................................................................................ CoSIDA - 2001 .................................................................................................................NSCAA - 1999 Conference USA All-Academic Team Pascale Pinard..........................................................................................................2010 Allison Young..........................................................................................................2010 Danielle Blair................................................................................................ 2008, 2009 NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee Danielle Blair...........................................................................................................2011 Lisa Nowoslawski................................................................................................... 2003 Vanessa Woodward............................................................................................... 2000 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Briana McCarty.......................................................................................................2004 Lisa Nowoslawski................................................................................................... 2003 Conference USA Postgraduate Scholarship Danielle Blair...........................................................................................................2010 Jill Porto....................................................................................................................2008 Briana McCarty.......................................................................................................2005 Lisa Nowoslawski................................................................................................... 2003 Katja Lerew..............................................................................................................2001 Conference USA Women’s Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year Danielle Blair..................................................................................................... 2009-10 Briana McCarty................................................................................................. 2004-05 Lisa Nowoslawski............................................................................................. 2002-03 Denise Peters.................................................................................................... 2001-02 Rhodes Scholar Nominee Lisa Nowoslawski................................................................................................... 2002 Katja Lerew............................................................................................................. 2000 NSCAA Scholar-Athlete All-Region Team Pam Cooney............................................................................................................ 2005 Laura Skridulis........................................................................................................ 2005 Suzanna LaMotte......................................................................................... 2003, 2004 Briana McCarty........................................................................................... 2003, 2004 Jenny Rynders......................................................................................................... 2003 Cindy Penaranda.................................................................................................... 2002 Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................ 2001, 2002 Stephanie Davis...................................................................................................... 2001 Denise Peters............................................................................................... 2000, 2001 Bridget Winston.......................................................................................... 2000, 2001 Katja Lerew.................................................................................................. 1999, 2000 Jennifer Woodward.................................................................................... 1999, 2000 Jen Braly.................................................................................................................. 2000 Monica Bagley........................................................................................................ 1999 Vanessa Woodward.................................................................................... 1998, 1999

Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week CJ Winship................................................................................................ Oct. 17, 2011 Kate Blankenship...........................................................Aug. 24, 2009, Oct. 25, 2010 Marie Yempuku......................................................................................... Sept. 7, 2009 Katie Forbis............................................................................................. Sept. 19, 2005 Philo Mbong............................................................................................. Sept. 6, 2005 Katie Forbis............................................................................................... Nov. 3, 2003 Suzanna LaMotte.................................................................................... Sept. 16, 2002 Lisa Nowoslawski...................................................................................... Oct. 8, 2001 Jen Braly..........................................................................Oct. 12, 1998, Aug. 30, 1999

CoSIDA Academic All-District Danielle Blair......................................................................................2007, 2008, 2009 Briana McCarty........................................................................................... 2003, 2004 Jenny Rynders......................................................................................................... 2003 Lisa Nowoslawski........................................................................................ 2001, 2002 Denise Peters.......................................................................................................... 2001 Katja Lerew............................................................................................................. 2000

Conference USA Freshman of the Year Tiffini Turpin...........................................................................................................2008 Nasra Abdullah....................................................................................................... 2005

SoccerBuzz First-Year Program Awards All-National First-Team................................................................... Shannon Larson All-National Second-Team................................................................. Monica Bagley All-National Second-Team ............................................................... Melissa Urbani All-National Third-Team.....................................................................Melody Bowes

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2012 Women’s Soccer Awards/Year-By-Year Results UAB Team Awards 2011 Team MVP....................................................................................................Carolyn Polcari Offensive Player of the Year..........................................................................Tiffini Turpin Defensive Player of the Year........................................................................Pascale Pinard 2010 Team MVP.................................................................................................Marie Yempuku Coaches Award............................................................................................. Allison Young Most Improved Player................................................................................ Allison Young 2009 Team MVP................................................................ Danielle Blair, Marie Yempuku Coaches Award...............................................................................................Danielle Blair Most Improved Player.............. Allison Belsterling, Emily Sinovich, Allison Young 2008 Team MVP.............................................................Nadine Liverpool, Tiffini Turpin Coaches Award.................................................................................. Caitlin Marple Most Improved Player......................................Carolyn Polcari, Natalie Watkins­ 2007 Team MVP..........................................................................Katie Henricks, Jill Porto Coaches Award...................................................................................... Sally Palmer Most Improved Player.......................................................................... Toni Gockel 2006 Team MVP.......................................... Rachael Axon, Sally Palmer, Laura Richards Coaches Award..................................................................................Katie Henricks Most Improved Player..........................................................................Jenny Meyer 2005 Team MVP....................................................................... Laura Skridulis, Jill Porto Coaches Award................................................................................. Laura Skridulis Most Improved Player........................................Philo Mbong, Nadine Liverpool 2004 Team MVP............................................................................................. Tara Kidwell Coaches Award.........................................................Jana Brauer, Briana McCarty Most Improved Player.......................Jessica Barr, Sally Palmer, Laura Richards 2003 Team MVP.......................................... Tara Kidwell, Jill Knottek, Jenny Rynders Coaches Award.................................................. Leigh Burton, Suzanna LaMotte Most Improved Player..................................................................................... Team 2002 Team MVP................................................................ Tara Kidwell, Jenny Rynders Coaches Award............................................. Lisa Nowoslawski, Melissa Sherrell Most Improved Player.................................................... Jana Brauer, Jill Knottek 2001 Team MVP........................................................ Lisa Nowoslawski, Jenny Rynders Coaches Award......................................................................... Adrienne Suffridge Most Improved Player..................................................................................... Team 2000 Team MVP.................................................................................... Jenny Woodward Coaches Award................................................................................ Christene Tran Most Improved Player.................................................................. Jessica Samulski 1999 Team MVP........................................................ Monica Bagley, Jenny Woodward Coaches Award...................................................................................... Katja Lerew Most Improved Player....................................................................... Denise Peters 1998 Team MVP................................................................................ Vanessa Woodward Coaches Award................................................................................ Carrie Graham Most Improved Player................................................................ Jenny Woodward 1997 Team MVP................................................................................ Vanessa Woodward Coaches Award.................................................................................. Katrina Tyson Most Improved Player............................................................................... Jen Braly 1996 Team MVP......................................................................................... Jackie Adamec Coaches Award.................................................................. Christine Adamkowski Most Improved Player........................................................................... Abby Jones

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1996 - Coach: Paul Harbin (12-7-1, 5-4 C-USA) Date Opponent W/L Score 8/30 Jacksonville W 7-0 9/2 at #17 Vanderbilt L 3-2 9/6 at Mississippi State L 2-0 (ot) 9/8 Northwestern State W 9-0 9/11 Tennessee Tech W 5-0 9/13 at Jacksonville State W 8-0 9/20 at Saint Louis* W 1-0 9/22 at Memphis* W 4-3 9/27 at USF* W 6-1 9/29 Birmingham-Southern W 6-0 10/4 Cincinnati* L 3-0 10/6 Louisville* L 3-1 10/10 Auburn W 3-2 (ot) 10/18 DePaul* W 2-0 10/20 Marquette* L 3-0 10/25 at Charlotte* L 5-1 10/27 Chattanooga W 8-0 10/30 at Alabama L 4-0 11/1 Tulane* W 6-2 11/7 vs. Saint Louis &! T 1-1 * - C-USA contest; & - C-USA Tournament ! - Lost to Saint Louis in PK 5-4

1999 - Coach: Paul Harbin (10-10-1, 7-3-1 C-USA) 8/27 Mississippi State W 2-0 8/29 at Vanderbilt L 1-0 9/3 at Colorado L 3-0 9/5 at Colorado College L 3-0 9/11 at Massachusetts $ L 1-0 9/12 vs. Harvard $ L 7-1 9/17 Southern Miss* (1) W 2-0 9/19 Tulane* (1) W 2-1 (ot) 9/24 at DePaul* W 2-1 9/26 at Marquette* L 1-0 10/1 Charlotte* L 2-1 10/3 USF* W 1-0 10/8 Columbia L 2-0 10/15 Saint Louis* T 1-1 (2 ot) 10/17 Houston* W 4-1 10/19 Alabama W 4-1 10/22 at Louisville* W 4-0 10/24 at Cincinnati* L 2-0 10/29 Memphis* W 2-0 10/31 at Auburn W 3-0 11/3 vs. Marquette & L 2-1 $ - UMASS Classic; * - C-USA contest; (1) - Liberty Park; & - C-USA Tournament

1997 - Coach: Paul Harbin (8-10-2, 5-4 C-USA) 8/29 at SMU L 6-0 8/31 at Baylor L 8-1 9/5 at Vanderbilt L 4-1 9/12 Saint Louis* L 3-2 (ot) 9/14 Memphis* L 1-0 9/19 Tulsa $ L 6-3 9/21 South Carolina $ W 4-3 9/26 at DePaul* W 2-0 9/28 at Marquette* L 3-2 9/30 Mississippi State (1) L 1-0 10/3 USF* W 2-0 10/5 Charlotte* L 2-1 10/14 Alabama W 5-2 10/17 at Cincinnati* W 2-1 10/19 at Louisville* W 2-1 (ot) 10/24 at Auburn W 2-1 (ot) 10/26 at Tulane* W 2-0 10/31 vs. Florida State L 1-0 11/5 vs. Saint Louis &! T 1-1 (ot) 11/6 vs. Cincinnati &% T 2-2 (ot) * - C-USA contest; $ - UAB Nike Classic; (1) - Liberty Park; & - C-USA Tournament; ! - UAB defeated Saint Louis in PK, 5-4; %- UAB lost to Cincinnati in PK, 4-3

2000 - Coach: Paul Harbin (3-14-2, 2-8-1 C-USA) 8/25 vs. Ohio & L 1-0 8/27 at Iowa State & T 0-0 (2ot) 8/29 Jacksonville State W 2-0 9/5 at Virginia L 1-0 9/8 Marquette* $ L 1-0 9/10 at UTEP $ L 2-1 9/15 at USF* T 2-2 (2ot) 9/17 at Charlotte* L 3-0 9/22 Auburn L 2-0 9/24 DePaul* L 3-1 9/29 at Southern Miss* L 3-2 10/1 at Tulane* L 3-0 10/7 Memphis* W 4-0 10/13 Cincinnati* L 2-1 10/15 Louisville* W 3-1 10/17 Vanderbilt L 4-1 10/20 at Houston* L 2-1 10/22 at Saint Louis* L 3-1 10/27 at Ole Miss L 3-0 & - Iowa State Tournament; $ - UAB Nike Classic; * - C-USA contest

2001 - Coach: Paul Harbin (11-9, 7-3 C-USA) 8/31 at Creighton L 2-1 9/2 at Nebraska L 2-1 1998 - Coach: Paul Harbin (12-6-2, 8-3 C-USA) 9/7 Ole Miss % L 2-1 (2ot) 9/1 Vanderbilt L 2-1 9/9 Mississippi State % W 2-0 9/5 Creighton $ L 3-1 9/22 at Marquette* L 1-0 9/7 Marshall $ W 2-1 9/23 at DePaul* W 4-0 9/11 vs. Army W 3-2 9/28 Cincinnati* L 2-1 9/13 at Columbia T 1-1 (ot) 9/30 North Carolina L 2-0 9/18 at Tulane* W 1-0 10/4 at Birmingham-Southern W 3-0 9/20 at Southern Miss* W 2-0 10/7 Louisville* W 3-0 9/25 Marquette* W 1-0 (ot) 10/12 Houston* W 3-1 9/27 DePaul* W 5-0 10/14 TCU* W 2-1 (2ot) 9/29 at Mississippi State W 2-1 10/19 at Southern Miss* W 3-1 10/2 at USF* L 3-0 10/21 at Tulane* L 3-0 10/4 at Charlotte* L 3-1 10/23 at Vanderbilt L 1-0 10/8 Auburn W 2-0 10/26 at Memphis* W 3-1 10/14 at Alabama T 1-1 (ot) 10/28 at Mercer W 2-0 10/16 at Houston* L 3-2 (ot) 11/2 at USF* W 3-1 10/18 at Saint Louis* W 2-0 11/7 vs. Tulane & W 3-0 10/23 Cincinnati* W 1-0 11/8 vs. Cincinnati & L 2-0 10/25 Louisville* W 5-1 % - UAB Nike Classic; * - C-USA contest; 10/30 at Memphis* W 2-1 & - C-USA Tournament 11/4 vs. Marquette & L 2-0 $ - Powertel/UAB Classic; * - C-USA contest; & - C-USA Tournament

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2005 - Coach: Paul Harbin (8-10-1, 4-4-1 C-USA) 8/26 at Jacksonville State W 3-0 8/28 at Nebraska L 4-0 9/2 Kennesaw State $ L 2-0 9/4 Louisville $ W 1-0 9/9 at Alabama W 3-2 9/11 Vanderbilt L 1-0 9/16 at Duke % L 1-0 9/18 vs. North Carolina % L 4-0 9/23 Birmingham-Southern W 4-1 9/30 UTEP* T 3-3 (2ot) 10/2 Tulane* W 3-2 10/7 at Marshall* W 6-0 10/9 at East Carolina* W 2-1 10/14 at Memphis* L 1-0 10/21 Southern Miss* W 1-0 (2ot) 10/23 UCF* L 2-1 (ot) 10/28 at SMU* L 4-0 10/30 at Tulsa* L 2-0 11/2 at Rice & L 1-0 $ - UAB Nike Classic; % - Duke Adidas Classic; * - C-USA contest; & - C-USA Tournament

2006 - Coach: Paul Harbin (8-12-1, 4-5-0 C-USA) 8/25 at Clemson L 1-0 9/1 vs. CSU-Northridge $ L 1-0 9/3 at Oregon State $ L 5-1 9/8 #12 Duke % L 2-0 9/10 Alabama % W 1-0 (2ot) 9/15 at Vanderbilt L 2-0 9/17 Mercer W 1-0 9/25 at Birmingham-Southern L 2-1 9/29 Marshall* W 3-2 10/1 East Carolina* W 1-0 (ot) 10/6 at Southern Miss* W 1-0 (ot) 10/8 at UCF* L 2-0 10/13 at UTEP* L 3-2 10/15 at Colorado College* L 2-1 (ot) 10/20 Houston* L 1-0 10/22 Rice* W 3-1 10/27 Memphis* L 4-2 11/1 vs. UCF & W 2-1 (2ot) 11/3 vs. Memphis & T 0-0 (2ot) 11/5 vs. Colorado College & W 3-2 11/10 at #23 Tennessee ! L 4-0 $ - Oregon State Tournament; % - UAB Nike Classic; * - C-USA contest; & - C-USA Tourna2004 - Coach: Paul Harbin (16-6-1, 8-2 C-USA) ment; ! - NCAA Tournament 8/27 Jacksonville State W 6-2 2007 - Coach: Paul Harbin (9-8-2, 5-3-1 C-USA) 8/29 at #23 Auburn L 3-1 8/31 at Mercer $ T 0-0 (2ot) 9/3 UCF $ T 1-1 (2ot) 9/2 vs. Georgia State $ W 2-0 9/5 Vanderbilt $ W 2-1 9/7 Vanderbilt W 2-1 9/10 vs. #4 Washington % L 1-0 9/9 Ole Miss W 1-0 9/12 at #7 Portland % L 3-0 9/14 vs. St. Mary’s % W 1-0 9/21 at Alabama W 3-1 9/16 vs. Gonzaga % L 2-1 9/24 Cincinnati* W 2-0 9/21 at Kennesaw State L 1-0 9/26 Louisville* L 1-0 9/23 at Samford L 2-1 (ot) 10/2 at USF* W 3-0 9/28 at Evansville L 3-0 10/5 at Birmingham-Southern W 2-0 10/5 at Memphis * L 2-1 (ot) 10/8 at Tulane* W 3-2 10/12 at Rice * L 2-1 10/10 at Southern Miss* W 4-0 10/14 at Houston * W 5-0 10/15 Saint Louis* L 4-1 10/19 SMU * W 3-1 10/17 Memphis* W 2-1 10/21 Tulsa * W 2-0 10/22 at TCU* W 2-0 10/26 UCF * W 2-0 10/24 at Houston* W 8-0 10/28 Southern Miss * L 1-0 10/29 DePaul W 7-2 11/2 at East Carolina * T 0-0 (2ot) 11/3 vs. Memphis & W 4-1 11/4 at Marshall * W 3-0 11/4 vs. Marquette & W 2-0 11/7 vs. #5 Rice & L 1-0 11/6 at Saint Louis & W 2-1 $ - LQ Cup; % - Vanderbilt Classic; * - C-USA 11/12 vs. Wake Forest ! W 2-0 contest; & - C-USA Tournament 11/14 vs. Tennessee ! L 1-0 $ - UAB Nike Classic; % - Portland Nike Tournament; * - C-USA contest; & - C-USA Tournament; ! - NCAA Tournament 2003 - Coach: Paul Harbin (13-5-1, 8-2 C-USA) 8/29 #17 Auburn L 3-0 8/31 Alabama W 2-1 9/5 vs. Furman $ W 1-0 9/7 at #19 Clemson $ L 4-0 9/12 South Alabama % W 2-0 9/14 Georgia Southern % W 2-1 (ot) 9/19 at Charlotte* W 2-1 9/21 at Louisville* W 3-0 9/26 Cincinnati* W 2-0 9/28 DePaul* L 2-1 (2ot) 10/10 at Southern Miss* W 3-0 10/12 at Tulane* L 4-3 (ot) 10/17 Houston* W 1-0 10/19 Birmingham-Southern W 2-0 10/24 TCU* W 1-0 10/26 Memphis* W 2-1 10/31 at USF* W 2-0 11/5 at Charlotte &! T 1-1 11/6 vs. Saint Louis & L 3-0 $ - Clemson Tournament; % - UAB Nike Tournament; * - C-USA contest; & - C-USA Tournament; ! - Defeated Charlotte in PK, 3-0

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2008 - Coach: Paul Harbin (7-11-2, 5-4-2 C-USA) 8/22 at Clemson L 1-0 8/24 at Auburn L 1-0 8/29 USF L 1-0 9/5 at #20 Kansas L 5-2 9/7 at Nebraska L 3-0 9/12 Wright State $ W 1-0 (ot) 9/14 Samford $ W 1-0 9/21 at Vanderbilt L 4-1 9/26 UCF * W 4-1 9/28 Southern Miss * L 1-0 (ot) 10/3 at Colorado College * L 4-0 10/5 at UTEP * L 2-1 10/10 Rice * W 5-2 10/12 Houston * W 4-1 10/17 at Tulsa * T 1-1 (2ot) 10/19 at SMU * W 2-1 10/24 East Carolina * T 2-2 (2ot) 10/26 at Marshall * W 2-1 10/30 Memphis * L 2-1 11/5 vs. Memphis & L 2-0 $ - UAB Nike Classic; * - C-USA contest; & - C-USA Tournament 2009 - Coach: Paul Harbin (11-7-3, 5-4-2 C-USA) 8/21 at Alabama W 2-0 8/23 Ole Miss W 1-0 8/28 Belmont W 1-0 8/30 Clemson W 3-2 (2ot) 9/4 at Hawaii $ W 2-0 9/5 vs. Pacific $ W 2-1 9/13 at #4 Florida State L 8-0 9/19 #8 Wake Forest L 1-0 9/25 at #20 UCF* L 3-1 9/27 at Southern Miss* W 1-0 10/2 Colorado College* L 2-0 10/4 UTEP* W 1-0 (ot) 10/9 at Rice* W 2-1 10/11 at Houston* T 1-1 (2ot) 10/16 Tulsa* W 2-0 10/18 SMU* L 1-0 10/23 at East Carolina* T 1-1 (2ot) 10/25 at Marshall* L 1-0 (2ot) 10/29 at Memphis* W 2-1 (ot) 11/4 vs. UTEP & T 1-1 (2ot) 11/6 vs. UCF & L 1-0 $ - Outrigger Hotel & Resorts Soccer Classic; * - C-USA contest; & - C-USA Tournament 2010 - Coach: Paul Harbin (8-9-2, 4-5-2 C-USA) 8/20 Vanderbilt L 5-1 8/22 Alabama L 1-0 8/27 at Mississippi State W 3-0 8/29 at Mississippi W 3-1 9/3 Western Carolina W 3-2 9/05 at Samford L 1-0 9/9 Middle Tennessee L 2-1 9/13 North Florida W 3-2 9/24 at UTEP * L 3-1 9/26 at Colorado College * T 1-1 (2ot) 10/1 Southern Miss * W 6-0 10/3 UCF * L 3-2 10/8 Marshall * W 1-0 (ot) 10/10 East Carolina * T 1-1 (2ot) 10/15 at SMU * L 3-1 10/17 at Tulsa * L, 4-1 10/22 Houston * W 2-0 10/24 Rice * W 1-0 10/28 at Memphis * L 2-1 * - C-USA contest

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2012 Women’s Soccer All-Time Series Records vs. Alabama - UAB leads 7-4-1 1996 Tuscaloosa, Ala. L, 4-0 1997 BIRMINGHAM W, 5-2 1998 Tuscaloosa, Ala. T, 1-1 1999 BIRMINGHAM W, 4-1 2002 Tuscaloosa, Ala. L, 3-2 2003 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-1 2004 Tuscaloosa, Ala. W, 3-1 2005 Tuscaloosa, Ala. W, 3-2 2006 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 (2ot) 2009 Tuscaloosa, Ala. W, 2-0 2010 BIRMINGHAM L, 1-0 2011 Tuscaloosa, Ala. L, 1-0

2001 2001 2003 2004

vs. Army - UAB leads 1998 New York, N.Y. W, vs. Auburn - UAB  trails 1996 BIRMINGHAM W, 3-2 1997 Auburn, Ala. W, 2-1 1998 BIRMINGHAM W, 1999 Auburn, Ala. W, 2000 BIRMINGHAM L, 2002 Auburn, Ala. L, 2003 BIRMINGHAM L, 2004 Auburn, Ala. L, 2008 Auburn, Ala. L, vs. Baylor - UAB 1997 Waco, Texas

1-0 3-2 4-5 (ot) (ot) 2-0 3-0 2-0 3-0 3-0 3-1 1-0

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vs. Belmont - UAB leads 1-0 2011 Nashville, Tenn. W, 3-2 (ot) vs. ern 1996 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006

Birmingham-SouthUAB leads 5-1 BIRMINGHAM W, 6-0 Birmingham, Ala. W, 3-0 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 Birmingham, Ala. W, 2-0 BIRMINGHAM W, 4-1 Birmingham, Ala. L, 2-1

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L, L, W, W,

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W, 1-0

vs. Georgia - UAB leads 1-0 2002 BIRMINGHAM W, 3-2 (2ot)

vs. Clemson - UAB trails 3-1 2003 Clemson, S.C. L, 4-0 2006 Clemson, S.C. L, 1-0 2008 Clemson, S.C. L, 1-0 2009 BIRMINGHAM W, 3-2 (2ot)

vs. Georgia State - UAB leads 1-0 2007 Macon, Ga. W, 2-0

vs. Colorado - UAB trails 0-1 1999 Boulder, Colo. L, 3-0

vs. Gonzaga - UAB trails 0-1 2007 Nashville, Tenn. L, 2-1

vs. Colorado College - UAB trails 2-4-1 1999 Colorado Springs, Colo. L, 3-0 2006 Colorado Springs, Colo. L, 2-1 (ot) 2006 Dallas, Texas W, 3-2 2008 Colorado Springs, Colo. L, 4-0 2009 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-0 2010 C o l o r a d o Springs, Colo. T, 1-1 (2ot) 2011 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0

vs. Harvard - UAB 1999 Amherst, Mass.

vs. Columbia - UAB trails 0-1-1 1998 New York, N.Y. T, 1-1 1999 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-0 vs. Creighton - UAB trails 0-2 1998 BIRMINGHAM L, 3-1 2001 Omaha, Neb. L, 2-1 vs. DePaul - UAB leads 6-2 1996 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 1997 Chicago, Ill. W, 2-0 1998 BIRMINGHAM W, 5-0 1999 Chicago, Ill. W, 2-1 2000 BIRMINGHAM L, 3-1 2001 Chicago, Ill. W, 4-0 2003 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1 (ot) 2004 BIRMINGHAM W, 7-2

vs. CSU-Northridge - UAB trails 0-1 2006 Corvallis, Ore. L, 1-0

vs. Duke - UAB  trails 0-2 2005 Durham, N.C. L, 1-0 2006 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-0

vs. Charlotte - UAB trails 1-6-1 1996 Charlotte, N.C. L, 5-1 1997 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1 1998 Charlotte, N.C. L, 3-1 1999 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1 2000 Charlotte, N.C. L, 3-0 2002 Charlotte, N.C. L, 4-3 (ot) 2003 Charlotte, N.C. W, 2-1 2003 Charlotte, N.C. T, 1-1

vs. East Carolina - UAB leads 3-1-4 2002 Greenville, N.C. L, 2-1 2005 Greenville, N.C. W, 2-1 2006 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 (ot) 2007 Greenville, N.C. T, 0-0 (2ot) 2008 BIRMINGHAM T, 2-2 (2ot) 2009 Greenville, N.C. T, 1-1 (2ot) 2010 BIRMINGHAM T, 1-1 (2ot) 2011 Greenville, N.C. W, 3-2 (2ot)

vs. Chattanooga - UAB leads 1-0 1996 BIRMINGHAM W, 8-0

vs. Evansville - UAB trails 0-1 2007 Evansville, Ind. L, 3-0

vs. Cincinnati - UAB trails 4-5 1996 BIRMINGHAM L, 3-0 1997 Cincinnati, Ohio W, 2-1 1998 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 1999 Cincinnati, Ohio L, 2-0 2000 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1

vs. Florida State - UAB trails 0-3 1997 Knoxville, Tenn. L, 1-0 2009 Tallahassee, Fla. L, 8-0 2011 BIRMINGHAM L, 4-0 vs.

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trails 0-1 L, 7-1

vs. Hawai’i - UAB leads 1-0-1 2002 Honolulu, Hawai’i T, 1-1 (2ot) 2009 Honolulu, Hawai’i W, 2-0 vs. Houston - UAB leads 8-4-1 1998 Houston, Texas L, 3-2 1999 BIRMINGHAM W, 4-1 2000 Houston, Texas L, 2-1 2001 BIRMINGHAM W, 3-1 2002 Houston, Texas W, 1-0 2003 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 2004 Houston, Texas W, 8-0 2006 BIRMINGHAM L, 1-0 2007 Houston, Texas W, 5-0 2008 BIRMINGHAM W, 4-1 2009 Houston, Texas T, 1-1 (2ot) 2010 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 2011 Houston, Texas L, 2-1 vs. Iowa State - Series tied at 0-0-1 2000 Ames, Iowa T, 0-0 vs. Jacksonville - UAB leads 1-0 1996 BIRMINGHAM W, 7-0 vs. Jackson State - UAB leads 1-0 2002 BIRMINGHAM W, 9-0 vs. Jacksonville State - UAB leads 4-0 1996 Jacksonville, Ala. W, 8-0 2000 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 2004 BIRMINGHAM W, 6-2 2005 Jacksonville, Ala. W, 3-0 vs. Kansas - UAB 2008 Lawrence, Kan.

trails 0-1 L, 5-2

vs. Kennesaw State - UAB trails 0-3 2005 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-0 2007 Kennesaw, Ga. L, 1-0 2011 Kennesaw, Ga. L, 4-1 vs. Louisville - UAB leads 7-2 1996 BIRMINGHAM L, 3-1 1997 Louisville, Ky. W, 2-1 (ot) 1998 BIRMINGHAM W, 5-1 1999 Louisville, Ky. W, 4-0 2000 BIRMINGHAM W, 3-1

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2-8 3-0 3-2 1-0 2-0 1-0 2-1 1-0 1-0 3-2 2-0

vs. Marshall - UAB leads 6-1-1 1998 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-1 2005 Huntington, W.Va. W, 6-0 2006 BIRMINGHAM W, 3-2 2007 Huntington, W. Va. W, 3-0 2008 Huntington, W. Va. W, 2-1 2009 Huntington, W. Va. L, 1-0 (2ot) 2010 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 (ot) 2011 Huntington, W. Va. T, 1-1 (2ot) vs. UMass - Series tied at 1-1 1999 Amherst, Mass. L, 1-0 2002 BIRMINGHAM W, 5-1 vs. Memphis - UAB trails 8-9-1 1996 Memphis, Tenn. W, 4-3 1997 BIRMINGHAM L, 1-0 1998 Memphis, Tenn. W, 2-1 1999 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 2000 BIRMINGHAM W, 4-0 2001 BIRMINGHAM W, 3-1 2002 Memphis, Tenn. L, 1-0 2003 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-1 2004 BIRMIMGHAM W, 2-1 2005 Memphis, Tenn. L, 1-0 2006 BIRMINGHAM L, 4-2 2006 Dallas, Texas T, 0-0 2007 Memphis, Tenn. L, 2-1 (ot) 2008 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1 2008 Houston, Texas L, 2-0 2009 Memphis, Tenn. W, 2-1 (ot) 2010 Memphis, Tenn. L, 2-1 2011 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-0 vs. Mercer - UAB leads 2-0-1 2001 Macon, Ga. W, 2-0 2006 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 2007 Macon, Ga. T, 0-0 (2ot) vs. Middle Tennessee - UAB trails 0-1 2010 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1


2012 Women’s Soccer All-Time Series Records vs. Mississippi - UAB leads 4-2 2000 Oxford, Miss. L, 3-0 2001 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1 (2ot) 2007 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 2009 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 2010 Oxford, Miss. W, 3-1 2011 BIRMINGHAM W, 4-2 vs. Mississippi State - UAB leads 4-2 1996 Starkville, Miss. L, 2-0 (ot) 1997 BIRMINGHAM L, 1-0 1998 Starkville, Miss. W, 2-1 1999 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 2001 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 2010 Starkville, Miss. W, 3-0 vs. Nebraska - UAB trails 0-3 2001 Lincoln, Neb. 2005 Lincoln, Neb. 2008 Lincoln, Neb.

L, 2-1 L, 4-0 L, 3-0

vs. North Carolina - UAB trails 0-2 2001 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-0 2005 Durham, N.C. L, 4-0 vs. North Florida - UAB leads 1-0 2010 BIRMINGHAM W, 3-2 vs. Northwestern State - UAB leads 1-0 1996 BIRMINGHAM W, 9-0 vs. Ohio - UAB trails 0-1 2000 Ames, Iowa

L, 1-0

vs. Oklahoma - UAB trails 0-1 2011 Norman, Okla. L, 5-0 vs. Oklahoma State - UAB trails 0-1 2011 Stillwater, Okla. L 4-1 vs. Oregon State - UAB trails 0-1 2006 Corvallis, Ore. L, 5-1 vs. Pacific - UAB leads 1-0 2009 Honolulu, Hawai’i

W, 2-1

vs. Rice - Series is tied at 4-4 2005 Houston, Texas 2006 BIRMINGHAM 2007 Houston, Texas 2007 El Paso, Texas 2008 BIRMINGHAM 2009 Houston, Texas 2010 BIRMINGHAM 2011 Houston, Texas

L, 1-0 W, 3-1 L, 2-1 L, 1-0 W, 5-2 W, 2-1 W, 1-0 L, 4-0

vs. Saint Louis - Series tied at 4-4-3 1996 St. Louis, Mo. W, 1-0 1996 Charlotte, N.C. T, 1-1 (ot) 1997 BIRMINGHAM L, 3-2 (ot) 1997 St. Louis, Mo. T, 1-1 (ot) 1998 St. Louis, Mo. W, 2-0 1999 BIRMINGHAM T, 1-1 (2ot) 2000 St. Louis, Mo. L, 3-1

2002 2003 2004 2004

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vs. Samford - Series is tied at 2-2 2007 Birmingham, Ala. L, 2-1 (ot) 2008 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 2010 Birmingham, Ala. L, 1-0 2011 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 vs. South Alabama - UAB leads 1-0 2003 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 vs. South Carolina - UAB leads 1-0 1997 BIRMINGHAM W, 4-3 vs. SMU - UAB trails 2-5 1997 Dallas, Texas 2005 Dallas, Texas 2007 BIRMINGHAM 2008 Dallas, Texas 2009 BIRMINGHAM 2010 Dallas, Texas 2011 BIRMINGHAM

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vs. Southern Miss - UAB leads 10-4 1998 Hattiesburg, Miss. W, 2-0 1999 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 2000 Hattiesburg, Miss. L, 3-2 2001 Hattiesburg, Miss. W, 3-1 2002 BIRMINGHAM W, 3-0 2003 Hattiesburg, Miss. W, 3-0 2004 Hattiesburg, Miss. W, 4-0 2005 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 (2ot) 2006 Hattiesburg, Miss. W, 1-0 (ot) 2007 BIRMINGHAM L, 1-0 2008 BIRMINGHAM L, 1-0 (ot) 2009 Hattiesburg, Miss. W, 1-0 2010 BIRMINGHAM W, 6-0 2011 Hattiesburg, Miss. L 2-1 (ot) vs. St. Mary’s (Calif.) - UAB leads 1-0 2007 Nashville, Tenn. W, 1-0 vs. TCU - UAB leads 4-0 2001 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-1 (2ot) 2002 Fort Worth, Texas W, 5-3 2003 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 2004 Fort Worth, Texas W, 2-0 vs. Tennessee - UAB trails 0-1 2006 Knoxville, Tenn. L, 4-0 vs. Tennessee Tech - UAB leads 1-0 1996 BIRMINGHAM W, 5-0 vs. Tulane - UAB leads 8-3 1996 BIRMINGHAM W, 6-2 1997 New Orleans, La. W, 2-0 1998 New Orleans, La. W, 1-0 1999 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-1 (ot) 2000 BIRMINGHAM L, 3-0 2001 New Orleans, La. L, 3-0

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vs. Tulsa - UAB trails, 2-4-1 1997 BIRMINGHAM L, 6-3 2005 Tulsa, Okla. L, 2-0 2007 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 2008 Tulsa, Okla. T, 1-1 (2ot) 2009 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 2010 Tulsa, Okla. L, 4-1 2011 BIRMINGHAM L, 3-0 vs. UCF - UAB trails, 3-6 2005 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1 (ot) 2006 Orlando, Fla. L, 2-0 2006 Dallas, Texas W, 2-1 (2ot) 2007 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 2008 BIRMINGHAM W, 4-1 2009 Orlando, Fla. L, 3-1 2009 Dallas, Texas L, 1-0 2010 BIRMINGHAM L, 3-2 2011 Orlando, Fla. L, 1-0 vs. USF - UAB leads 6-3-1 1996 Tampa, Fla. W, 6-1 1997 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-0 1998 Tampa, Fla. L, 3-0 1999 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 2000 Tampa, Fla. T, 2-2 2001 Tampa, Fla. W, 3-1 2002 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1 (2ot) 2003 Tampa, Fla. W, 2-0 2004 Tampa, Fla. W, 3-0 2008 BIRMINGHAM L, 1-0 vs. UTEP - UAB trails 2-4-2 2000 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1 2005 BIRMINGHAM T, 3-3 2006 El Paso, Texas L, 3-2 2008 El Paso, Texas L, 2-1 2009 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 (ot) 2009 Dallas, Texas T, 1-1 (2ot) 2010 El Paso, Texas L, 3-1 2011 BIRMINGHAM W, 1-0 vs. Vanderbilt - UAB trails 2-11 1996 Nashville, Tenn. L, 3-2 1997 Nashville, Tenn. L, 4-1 1998 BIRMINGHAM L, 2-1 1999 Nashville, Tenn. L, 1-0 2000 BIRMINGHAM L, 4-1 2001 Nashville, Tenn. L, 1-0 2002 BIRMINGHAM L, 4-2 2004 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-1 2005 BIRMINGHAM L, 1-0 2006 Nashville, Tenn. L, 2-0 2007 BIRMINGHAM W, 2-1 2008 Nashville, Tenn. L, 4-1 2010 BIRMINGHAM L, 5-1 vs. Virginia - UAB trails 0-2 2000 Charlottesville, Va.

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2012 Women’s Soccer All-Time Roster A

ABDULLAH, Nasra, 2005, Fjellhamer, Norway ADAMEC, Jackie, 1996, St. Louis, Mo ADAMKOWSKI, Christine, 1996-97, Toms River, N.J. ALLEGRETTI, Christina, 1997-99, Gulf Breeze, Fla. AUCHTER, Allison, 2006-08, Atlanta, Ga. AXON, Rachael, 2006, London, England

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BAGLEY, Monica, 1996-99, Sarasota, Fla. BARR, Jessica, 2001-04, Dallas, Texas BARSALONA, Danya, 2006-09, Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada BELLARE, Maureen, 2007-08, Hattiesburg, Miss. BELSTERLING, Allison, 2007-10, Montgomery, Ala. BICE, Carlye, 2009-10, Guntersville, Ala. BLAIR, Danielle, 2006-09, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada BLANKENSHIP, Kate, 2007-10, Macon, Ga. BOLLES, Ali, 2004, Atlantic Beach, Fla. BOSSCHER, Liz, 2002-04, Louisville, Ky. BOWES, Melody, 1996-98, Katy, Texas BRADFORD, Sam, 2009-, Covington, Ky. BRALY, Jen, 1997-00, Denver, Colo. BRAUER, Jana, 2001-04, Ormond Beach, Fla. BRAZIEL, Alexis, 2009-10, Southington, Conn. BURTON, Leigh, 2002-03, 2006, Dothan, Ala.

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CALALANG, Jennifer, 2000-03, Orlando, Fla. CARANTO, Jan, 1996-98, Pelham, Ala. CHAPMAN, Allysha, 2007, Courtice, Ontario, Canada CHENOWETH, Celine, 2002, Birmingham, Ala. COBB, Ashley, 1996-98, Evansville, Ind. COLLINS, Megan, 2011-, Montgomery, Ala. COMBS, Mary Catherine, Lexigton, Ky. COONEY, Pam, 2003-05, Katy, Texas

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DAVIES, Lisa, 1997-00, New Glascow, Nova Scotia DAVIS, Jennifer, 2005, Covington, La. DAVIS, Stephanie, 1999-02, Huntsville, Ala. DISKO, Aimey, 2001-02, Birmingham, Ala.

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EBERT, Kirsten, 2009-, Suwanee, Ga. EBY, Cara, 2009-, Huber Heights, Ohio

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FORBIS, Katie, 2003-06, Memphis, Tenn.

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GARCIA, Becky, 2002-05, Tulsa, Okla. GETZINGER, Katie, 2011, Haddonfield, GOCKEL, Toni, 2006-09, Gadsden, Ala. GRAHAM, Carrie, 1998, Dallas, Texas GRELL, Andrea, 1997, Eaglecrest, Colo.

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HACKETT, Abby, 2009-10, Louisville, Ky. HANEY, Morgan, 2007-10, Sylacauga, Ala. HARTIGAN, Justine, 2007-08, Melrose, Mass. HARDISON, Mariana, 2011, El Cajon, Calif. HARRISON, Kari, 1997-98, Broken Arrow, Okla. HARTWELL, Bailey, 2005, Hoover, Ala. HENDERSON, Stephanie, 2009-10, Baton Rouge, La. HENRICKS, Katie, 2004-07, Leeds, Ala. HERMANS, Marlijn, 2009, Pietersbierum, The Netherlands HOOPER, Sarah, 2011, Hemet, Calif.

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JONES, Abby, 1996-97, Rochester, N.Y.

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KAUKA, Jasmine, 2009-, Kane’ohe, Hawaii KIDWELL, Tara, 2001-04, Leesburg, Va. KNOTTEK, Jill, 2000-03, Midland, Texas

KRUSE, Maile, 2000, Crowley, Texas

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VETTE, Michelle, 1997, Overland Park, Kan.

LaMOTTE, Suzanna, 2001-04, Dallas, Texas LARSON, Shannon, 1996, Churchville, N.Y. LEMKE, Janet, 1999-01, Marietta, Ga. LEREW, Anna, 1999, Wichita Falls, Texas LEREW, Katja, 1997-00, Wichita Falls, Texas LINEY, Johanna, 2011-, Marietta, Ga. LIVERPOOL, Nadine, 2005-08, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada LOWSTETT, Cecilia, 1996, Stockholm, Sweden

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MAHONEY, Erin, 1997-98, Kingwood, Texas MARCOUILLER, Leslie, 2002-03, Marietta, Ga. MARPLE, Caitlin, 2005-08, Yorktown, Va. MARTORANA, Anna, 2005, Middleburg, Fla. MAYNARD, Allison, 2001, Lilburn, Ga. MBONG, Philo, 2003-06, Norman, Okla. McCARTY, Briana, 2001-04, Lawrenceville, Ga. McCALLA, Laura, 2008-10, Fayetteville, Ga. McFARLANE, Julie, 2003-06, Greenville, S.C. McGOWAN, Emily, 1996, Boise, Idaho MEYER, Jenny, 2003-07, Orlando, Fla. MIDDLETON, Lauren, 2009, Trussville, Ala. MURPHY, Taylor, 2011, Elkton, Md.

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NEALE, Carrie, 1997, Irving, Texas NICHOLS, Sheridan, 1997, Lake Oswego, Ore. NIEVES, Nicolette, 2003-04, Birmingham, Ala. NOWOSLAWSKI, Lisa, 1999-02, Melbourne, Fla.

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PALMER, Sally, 2004-07, Tyler, Texas PARK, Ashley, 2007-08, Honolulu, Hawaii PENARANDA, Cindy, 1999-02, Huntsville, Ala. PETERS, Denise, 1998-01, Jacksonville, Ala. PETERS, Sarah Nicole, 2008, Grayson, Ga. PETERSON, Amelie, 2000, Hattiesburg, Miss. PHILLIPS, Abby, 2009-, Huntsville, Ala. PINARD, Pascale, 2008-11, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada PINCOMBE, Erin, 2010-, Peachtree City, Ga. POLCARI, Carolyn, 2008-11, Richardson, Texas PORTO, Jill, 2004-07, Woodbridge, Va.

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RICHARDS, Daelyn, 2004-05, Portland, Ore. RICHARDS, Laura, 2003-06, Oakville, Ontario RICHARDSON, Devon, 2001, Richardson, Texas RUSSELL, Ayana, 2008-09, Las Lomas, Trinidad RYNDERS, Jenny, 2001-04, Marietta, Ga.

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SAMULSKI, Jessica, 2000-03, Columbia, S.C. SCALISE, Tanya, 1996, Chattanooga, Tenn. SELF, Janet, 2007-08, Madison, Miss. SHAW, Heather, 2009, Centerpoint, Ala. SHERRELL, Melissa, 1999-2002, Balch Springs, Texas SINOVICH, Emily, 2009-10, O’Fallon, Mo. SKRIDULIS, Laura, 2002-05, Madison, Ala. SMITH, Emma Jane, 2009-, Jacksonville, Fla. SPARKS, Kerri, 1997-00, Birmingham, Ala. SUFFRIDGE, Adrienne, 1999-2002, Columbia, S.C. SUTTON, Alexis, 2001, West Columbia, S.C.

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TRAN, Christene, 1996-98, 2000, Mesquite, Texas TURPIN, Tiffini, 2008-11, Birmingham, Ala. TYSON, Katrina, 1996-99, Huntsville, Ala.

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URBANI, Melissa, 1996-99, St. Louis, Mo.

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WALDROP, Kim, 2000, Birmingham, Ala. WALTERS, Camille, 2009-, Nashville, Tenn. WATKINS, Natalie, 2008, Granbury, Texas WEBB, Deidra, 2001, Lacey’s Springs, Ala. WILLIAMS, Jennifer, 2003-06, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada WINSHIP, C.J., 2009-11. Ridgeland, Miss. WINSTON, Bridget, 1998-01, Dallas, Texas WINTHER, Abby, 2005, Hoover, Ala. WOODWARD, Jenny, 1997-00, Dallas, Texas WOODWARD, Vanessa, 1996-99, Dallas, Texas

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YEMPUKU, Marie, 2007-10, Honolulu, Hawaii YOUNG, Allison, 2008-11, Evansville, Ind. - Current Players in Bold

Team Captains 1996............................................................... Jackie Adamec ...........................................................Christine Adamkowski ................................................................ Vanessa Woodward 1997................................................. Christine Adamkowski ................................................................ Vanessa Woodward 1998............................................................... Monica Bagley .............................................................................. Katja Lerew .......................................................................... Katrina Tyson ................................................................ Vanessa Woodward 1999.................................................................... Katja Lerew ................................................................ Vanessa Woodward 2000.................................................................... Katja Lerew .................................................................... Jenny Woodward 2001................................................................. Denise Peters ........................................................................Melissa Sherrell ...................................................................... Bridget Winston 2002.......................................................... Lisa Nowoslawski ........................................................................Melissa Sherrell 2003..................................................................... Jill Knottek .............................................................................Tara Kidwell ....................................................................... Jessica Samulski 2004....................................................................Tara Kidwell ..........................................................................Jenny Rynders 2005............................................................... Laura Skridulis ................................................................... Jennifer Williams 2006..................................................................... Katie Forbis .........................................................................Laura Richards .................................................................... Jennifer Williams 2007................................................................ Katie Henricks ..............................................................................Sally Palmer 2008............................................................Nadine Liverpool ..........................................................................Caitlin Marple .......................................................................Marie Yempuku 2009.................................................................. Danielle Blair .....................................................................Kate Blankenship .......................................................................Marie Yempuku 2010............................................................Kate Blankenship .......................................................................Marie Yempuku 2011.................................................................Pascale Pinard ...........................................................................Tiffini Turpin


2012 Women’s Soccer Women’s Soccer Offices

Top left: Lounge area located in the soccer offices of the Ullman building. Top right: Inside the lounge, photos honoring UAB’s All-Americans. Bottom left: These three trophies are on display in the lounge. From left to right, they are the 2004 C-USA Tournament Champion, the 2006 C-USA Tournament Champion and the 2003 C-USA Champion trophies. Middle right: The other half of the lounge features the C-USA standings and championship trophies. Bottom right: These photos are located on the wall just outside the women’s soccer offices. They show the rings given to the studentathletes for each C-USA title UAB has won.

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2012 Women’s Soccer Women’s Soccer Locker Room

Top left: The spacious locker room features restrooms, showers, dry erase board, flat panel television and leather couch. Top right: This locker shows all three of UAB’s uniforms worn during last season. Middle left: The hallway leading into the locker room displays photos of the team captains from each year. On the back side of the door is one of the program’s mottos: “We all walk through this door together.” Bottom left and right: These photos show an array of gear worn on game day.

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2012 Women’s Soccer This is UAB Soccer UAB was a great place to further my athletic and academic career. They provide you with the tools to succeed and compete at the highest level. I had the time of my life and have gained life-long friends from the experience. -- Jenny Rynders, 2001-04

It was important to me to be in a culturally-diverse environment during my college experience. I also wanted to be in an environment that would challenge me both on the field and in the classroom. During my four years as a Blazer, I gained tremendous life experience in being pushed beyond my limits to pursue excellence. And even more important than these, I gained life-long friendships. If I had to do it all over again, I would not change a thing. -- Katie Forbis, 2003-06

Since the inception of UAB women’s soccer in 1996, the program has experienced tremendous growth. Former head coach Paul Harbin was with the program for 15 years and built the team from ground up. It is now head coach Harold Warren’s task to take the team to the next level and further develop this rapidly-growing program. Birmingham is a veritable soccer hot bed. From the 1996 Olympics to World Cup qualifiers, and from U.S. National Team friendly play for both men and women to MLS squads, many of the elite players and fans in the world have paid Birmingham a visit. The city and UAB have left an indelible mark on the soccer world. In the last five years, West Campus Field has hosted the U.S. Men’s National Team and U-17 squad, the Birmingham International Festival and the Colorado Rapids of MLS. Legion Field has seen national teams from Brazil, Ecuador, England, Guatemala and Tunisia.

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2012 Women’s Soccer Conference USA From its beginning in 1994, Conference USA’s dedication to excellence has been the league’s guiding principle and remains a common thread today and for a promising future. As we enter the 2012-13 season, C-USA is home to 12 nationally prominent, tradition-rich members in East Carolina, Houston, Marshall, Memphis, Rice, SMU, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB, UCF and UTEP. This combination enhances men’s and women’s programs that are immersed in athletic success and academic prowess. Together, we are committed to excellence, integrity and leadership in athletics, academics and in our communities. These C-USA institutions all sponsor Division I-A football, along with several other men’s and women’s athletic programs that compete regularly for NCAA Championships. C-USA sponsors competition in 20 sports - nine for men (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis and indoor and outdoor track and field) and 11 for women (basketball, cross country, golf, rowing, softball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field and volleyball).

Britton Banowsky C-USA Commissioner

The league sponsors numerous academic awards, including the Commissioner’s Honor Roll and the Commissioner’s Academic Medal, indicative of outstanding achievement in the classroom. C-USA annually awards 12 postgraduate scholarships, along with the Sport Academic Award, Scholar Athletes of the Year and the Institutional Academic Excellence Award. Conference USA also added a Spirit of Service Award, recognizing student-athletes three times a year for a combination of significant community service efforts, good academic standing and participation in their elected sport. SUCCESS ON THE PLAYING FIELD Conference USA performers have achieved great success in competition, placing the league among the top conferences in the nation. Football • 67 teams have earned bowl bids • Member of the Bowl Championship Series • Bowl tie-ins with the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Beef ‘O’ Brady’s St. Petersburg Bowl, Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, Military Bowl, R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl and the TicketCity Bowl Men’s Basketball • Consistently rated as one of the top basketball leagues in the country • 102 postseason teams (49 NCAA, 41 NIT, 6 CBI, 6 CIT) • One National Championship title game appearance • Three Final Four teams • Seven Elite Eight NCAA Tournament teams • One NIT Champion and four NIT semifinalists • Inaugural CBI Champion

SUCCESS OFF THE FIELD C-USA institutions are among the nation’s best in academic performance among studentathletes, bolstered by the fact that student-athletes at league schools have a higher graduation rate than the general student population. Among C-USA’s 5,000 student-athletes, there are champions off the playing field as well. In 17 years, 169 student-athletes earned national Capital One Academic All-America honors, while 588 were named All-District. In addition, more than 22,000 student-athletes have been named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll or received the Commissioner’s Academic Medal, indicative of outstanding achievement in the classroom. C-USA ON TV C-USA enjoys significant television exposure through partnerships with FOX Sports Media Group, CBS Sports Network and ESPN. The multi-tiered selection process that is rooted in partnering with all three networks has substantially increased the number of national and regional appearances for football, men’s and women’s basketball, and all other conference sports. C-USA DIGITAL NETWORK The C-USA Digital Network officially launched in August of 2011. Network programming includes live streaming of non-televised events, video on demand, a weekly C-USA studio show, podcasting, regular-season and championship event highlights and conference-produced feature stories. In its first year, 1,164 events were streamed live and 8,126 videos were posted and available on the C-USA Digital Network, and that number just keeps growing. Monthly and yearly subscriptions offer fans access to events offered on all 12 of the C-USA member institution’s athletic websites as well as C-USA network programming. C-USA IN THE COMMUNITY The conference’s footprint is concentrated with 12 members in nine states and a combined area population of nearly 17 million. More than 1.1 million living alumni represent C-USA schools across the nation. With a renewed commitment to community involvement, the conference has begun development of several initiatives to maintain strong ties in C-USA cities, as well as with fans and alumni across the country. C-USA schools also place a priority on giving back to their communities through volunteer service with local and national organizations. GOVERNANCE Conference USA has significant representation in the NCAA governance structure. The Presidents of the member institutions serve as the league’s Board of Directors. A PROUD HISTORY Conference USA was formed in 1995 and quickly emerged as one of the nation’s top conferences. The conference unveiled its name, logo and commissioner April 24, 1995 in Chicago. The league’s charter members included Charlotte, Cincinnati, DePaul, Houston, Louisville, Marquette, Memphis, Saint Louis, Southern Miss, Tulane, UAB and USF. Eleven of the institutions began athletic participation in 1995, while Houston joined competition in the fall of 1996. The league’s headquarters were established in Chicago and after nine years, relocated to the current office in Irving, Texas. Britton Banowsky was named Commissioner in October 2002, succeeding Mike Slive, the league’s first commissioner.

Women’s Basketball • 47 NCAA Tournament appearances • 38 WNIT appearances • One team in the NCAA Sweet 16 • Two WNIT semifinalists • One WBI Champion

C-USA added East Carolina (September, 1996) and the United States Military Academy (March, 1997) as football members. ECU began league competition in 1997; Army in 1998 and UAB began football play in 1999. The league added TCU and ECU (1999) for all sports and they began competition in 2001. USF started C-USA football in 2003. After celebrating its 10th Anniversary during the 2004-05 season, Conference USA began a new chapter in 200506 when its current membership came together.

Baseball • 57 NCAA appearances • Six College World Series appearances (2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2001), including five of the last eight • 13 Super Regional appearances • Has produced at least four NCAA teams in nine of the last 11 seasons

A PROMISING FUTURE With more conference realignment taking the stage during the 2011-12 season, C-USA held onto its strong foundation, identity and a history that reflects the league’s national presence. Conference USA will welcome six new institutions in 2013, including the return of charter member Charlotte along with FIU, Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Old Dominion and UTSA. These six members will join with East Carolina, Marshall, Rice, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB and UTEP. In addition to the outstanding competition and strong athletic achievements these schools bring, the C-USA footprint will grow by nearly 20 percent. Additionally, the geography of these members allows for a divisional scheduling model that will be beneficial to the student-athletes, fan-friendly and cost effective.

In addition, 36 volleyball teams, 61 men’s and women’s soccer teams and 34 softball teams have earned NCAA Tournament bids. C-USA has sent three men’s soccer teams to the NCAA College Cup, three softball teams to the Women’s College World Series and three volleyball teams to the Sweet 16. The league has also had eight national champions in NCAA track and field competition, one national champion in diving and numerous NCAA individual and team competitors in cross country, golf, swimming, tennis and track and field. Overall, Conference USA teams and individuals have made more than 650 NCAA appearances.

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UAB AT A GLANCE UAB is a young, dynamic university that has, over four decades, won international renown for its leading-edge research, medical care and academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Home to more than 17,500 students and 2,000 faculty members, UAB impacts every facet of the Birmingham community, improving the lives of residents through innovative health care, education, and active service and engagement. On a campus encompassing 86 city blocks, breakthroughs are made daily in the arts and sciences, business, dentistry, education, engineering, health professions, medicine, nursing, optometry and public health.

Bharat Soni, one of America’s top computing experts and a UAB engineering professor, has created a high-performance virtual reality lab on campus. In more than 80 interdisciplinary research centers all over campus, faculty and students are pushing the envelope in science and medicine, developing new treatments and cures for conditions ranging from cancer to Alzheimer’s to heart disease. UAB’s physician-researchers, and the facilities in which they work, are recognized as among the best in the nation. UAB’s impact on its community and state is tremendous, and is seen not only in improved education and health care, but in a stronger economy. As Alabama’s largest single employer, UAB has some 18,000 employees and is responsible for more than 61,000 jobs statewide (that’s one of every 33 jobs), and has an annual economic impact of $4.6 billion. One of every 25 dollars in the state’s budget is generated by UAB.

A University Forging the Future • UAB has seen record overall enrollment for three consecutive years. In fall 2011, UAB welcomed 17,575 students and its largest freshman class ever (over 1,600), with two-thirds of those freshmen living on campus. • Forbes lists UAB among the top 20% of all U.S. undergraduate institutions and The Princeton Review has ranked the university in the top 10 nationally for student diversity for three consecutive years (currently 5th). • An exciting nexus of the sciences, business and education, and the arts and humanities, UAB is forging the ideas and technologies of tomorrow with intensely collaborative research and scholarship. It’s where creativity and innovation are campus traditions—and where successful futures begin.

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UAB enriches Birmingham’s cultural landscape through a diversity of people and activities such as athletics, performing arts, theatre, social service, and much more.


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• UAB Hospital is the largest in the state and among the largest and most complex in the nation (1,146 beds), and the only Alabama hospital listed for 22 straight years in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” issue, which lists only 3 percent of hospitals nationwide. In the current issue, UAB has six medical specialties in the top 25.

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• UAB is the largest academic medical center in Alabama and one of the top four largest academic medical centers in the United States, treating 1,187,230 patients last year. • UAB provides vital resources and services that are offered nowhere else in Alabama, such as an adult level 1 trauma center, a burn center, and a Level III (highest level) regional neonatal intensive care unit. • UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center was one of the nation’s first such centers designated by the National Cancer Institute and remains the only one in Alabama and a six-state region. • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has designated UAB as one of only six Diabetes Research and Training Centers in the country, putting the university at the forefront in development of new methods to treat, prevent and, ultimately, cure diabetes.

• The UAB School of Health Professions provides advanced opportunities and is one of the largest schools of its type in the nation, with 21 innovative programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree levels within six departments: Critical Care, Diagnostic and Therapeautic Sciences; Health Services Administration; Nutrition Sciences; Occupational Therapy; and Physical Therapy. U.S. News & World Report ranks several SHP programs among the nation’s top 25. • UAB Kirklin Clinic is a state-of-the-art, full-service clinic that furnishes a full range of adult outpatient care. Housing more than 25 specialties and more than 700 specialists under one roof, UAB Kirklin Clinic conveniently provides in-house diagnostic testing, surgery services, a pharmacy and educational seminars. • Several graduate programs at UAB have been recognized for excellence nationally. In the most recent ranking by U.S. News & World Report of graduate programs, the School of Nursing ranks 26th overall, with the School of Medicine being 27th and the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 58th. Individual programs also have been cited, with the AIDS program within the School of Medicine ranked 5th and the School of Health Profession’s health administration program ranked 7th.

A Leading-Edge Research • UAB is ranked 31st nationally for federal research and development funding, attracting over $460 million in 2010, and is 21st in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). • UAB is among a handful of universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for both “high research activity” and “community engagement,” which suggests how effectively the university harnesses that research to benefit the community—in terms of the economy, education, better health, and quality of life. • Recent breakthroughs include a novel bio-coating for cardiac stents that significantly reduces the need for follow-up surgery; using remote satellite imaging to discover ancient ruins in Egypt, featured in a recent BBC documentary; a new collaboration with HudsonAlpha (Huntsville) investigating the genetic roots of Parkinson’s disease; the opening the Materials Processing and Application Development (MPAD) facility, the largest academic research facility of its kind in the nation, offering the rare capability of developing both metals and composites under one roof. 4 2

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• Innovation Depot, in which UAB is a founding partner, was recently named the Top High-Tech Business Incubator in the nation by the National Business Incubation Association. As the largest incubator in the Southeast, the Depot was responsible for 75 tenant companies and $274 million in sales impact in 2010 (and $1.4 billion in sales impact over the past five years). • Physician-researchers are at the top of their fields, serving as editors-inchief of 25 peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals, and in high-level national posts—UAB faculty are currently serving as President of the American Cancer Society and President-elect of the American Heart Association, and an alumna, Dr. Regina Benjamin, is U.S. Surgeon General. B l a z e r s


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• UAB is one of only two academic institutions available nationwide receiving requests for Crew Robotics and Vehicle Equipment (CRAVE) for NASA’s International Space Station, space shuttles, and beyond. Lee Moradi, CRAVE program manager in the Center for Biophysical Science and Engineering, says UAB will design, test, and manufacture high-precision research instruments and thermal carriers, he also foresees additional work to develop extravehicular activity and robotics equipment, crew health and conditioning systems, and environmental control and life-support technology.

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• UAB offers one-of-a-kind programs, such as the only undergraduate biomedical engineering degree, the only industrial distribution degree in the Southeast, and one of only four forensic accounting and IT concentrations in the nation.

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• UAB also offers unrivaled research and scholarship opportunities for students at all levels, ranking 1st among all public universities in federal research funding per incoming freshman. Of the 138 undergraduates enrolled in the Science and Technology Honors Program (part of the acclaimed UAB Honors Academy) in 2010-11, 35 were published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. • In the U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate programs, UAB has 13 programs in the top 25 and five in the top 10: Master’s in health administration, 5th; School of Medicine’s AIDS program, 6th; Medicine’s primary care, 10th; nurse practitioner (adult), 10th; nursing service administration, 10th. • The Scientist ranked UAB 22nd nationally (and 6th among public universities) in its “Best Places to Work as a Postdoctoral Fellow” issue. • UAB’s Alys Stephens Center is celebrating its 15th anniversary as Birmingham’s “home for the performing arts,” housing a 1,330-seat concert hall, intimate recital hall and state-of-the-art theatres. With 24 Steinway pianos in its music department, UAB is Alabama’s first “All-Steinway School” and one of only 125 in the world. • The School of Nursing is designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for International Nursing, one of only 10 such centers in the U.S. and 45 in the world.

Athletic Achievements • Former UAB men’s golfer Graeme McDowell (right) won the U.S. Open in 2010. At UAB, he was the nation’s No. 1-ranked collegiate golfer in 2002.

• In 34 seasons of competition, the Blazer men’s basketball team has enjoyed 29 winning seasons, has made 25 trips to postseason tournaments (14 NCAA, 11 NIT), and has won eight conference championships. With the 2011 NCAA berth, the Blazers have reached postseason play in eight of the past nine years (4 NCAA, 4 NIT). UAB advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2004, knocking off tournament No. 1 seed Kentucky in the second round.

• Just in the past three years, UAB students earned 8 Goldwater Scholarships, 7 Fulbright scholarships, 3 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships and an NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Scholarship (one of only 15 in the nation).

• Blazer football earned its first postseason bowl appearance with a berth in the 2004 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl. The Blazers have finished as Conference USA runner-up three times since they became a football-playing member of the league. • The men’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Championships for the sixth time overall in 2011. The team won the 1999 C-USA Championship and advanced to the NCAA Final 8. • The UAB women’s soccer team has won the C-USA Tournament title twice (2004 and 2006), earning NCAA trips both years. In 2003, the UAB women captured the C-USA regular season title.

• The UAB softball team made its first NCAA tournament appearance in 2010 and made a return trips in 2011 and 2012. The Blazers defeated Florida State in the first round of the 2011 Athens Regional for their first ever NCAA tourney win.

• The Blazers field 17 intercollegiate teams as a Division I member of the NCAA and a founding member of Conference USA.

• The Blazer volleyball team has made two NCAA tournament appearances in the past six years (2006 and 2008). The program earned its first NCAA tournament victory in 2008 with a firstround win over Missouri State.

• Vonetta Flowers, a former UAB track & field All-American, made history in February of 2002 when she won a Gold Medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Flowers became the first Winter Olympics Gold Medalist ever from Alabama when she teamed with Jill Bakken to capture the twowoman bobsled competition.

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The statue of Vulcan — Roman God of Fire and Iron — is the symbol of the city of Birmingham.

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ith a population of more than 230,000 (more than one million in the metropolitan area), Birmingham has a strong, diverse, service-oriented economy and is recognized as a Southeast leader. Founded shortly after the Civil War, Birmingham rapidly became known as “The Magic City” because of its phenomenal rate of industrial growth in its beginning. Its mountainous strata and forest surrounding the city are rich with ore

quickly transformed young Birmingham into a bustling steel metropolis. Today, Birmingham continues to earn the distinction, “The Magic City,” but this tribute is due to the city’s economic competitiveness, technological advancements and quality of life — offerings which are sought after by professionals with an eye toward the future. Birmingham has been recognized as one of America’s “Most Livable Cities” by the U.S. Conference of Mayors — as recently as 1993. Birmingham’s strategic location and diverse economy position the city as one of tremendous opportunity and growth. Centrally located and the largest municipality in Alabama, the city is home to a number of renowned individuals who have made an impression on the nation and the world in music and entertainment, education, medicine and sports, to name a few. There is never a lack of cultural entertainment in “The Magic City”. Dozens of neighborhood and city-wide festivals, museums, parks, sports competitions and much more provide unlimited activity and amusement. Residents and visitors to Birmingham enjoy the city’s recreational and historical attractions such as the Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Vulcan Park, Sloss Furnaces, Southern Museum of Flight and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

Sports enthusiasts will never be at a loss for activity at the heart of the “Football Capital of the South.” UAB plays all of its home football games at historic Legion Field, which also was the site of preliminary round soccer matches at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Professional athletic teams in the area include the Class-AA Birmingham Barons (baseball). Several annual fests are held in Birmingham. The biggest is City Stages, held each spring in the downtown City Center. City Stages attracts nearly a quarter of a million people for a three-day weekend of unlimited music. All of this and more makes Birmingham “The Magic City” to residents and visitors year-round.

The Birmingham Civil Rights Museum stands as a reminder of the past and a beacon of hope for the future.

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of the biomedical research community on issues related to research funding and policy. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in engineering physics from Cornell University and his doctorate in biophysics from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Marchase began his academic career at Duke University. He was an initial recipient of the Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Marchase is married to Gail Andrews, R. Hugh Daniel Director of the Birmingham Museum of Art.

Brian Mackin, Athletics Director

rian Mackin was named UAB’s Director of Athletics on February 14, 2007. He moved into the position after spending five years as senior associate athletic director for external affairs for the Blazers. A former UAB baseball letterman, Mackin has a deeprooted passion for the University and its athletics program. With an eye on the future, his commitment to continue to grow the program has been clear in the time since he became athletics director. Mackin’s desire to see UAB excel both on and off the playing field was never more apparent than this past academic year when the Blazers turned in their highest finish in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings in 12 years. He has made success in the classroom and improving athletic facilities two of his top priorities. Mackin was able to secure the first-ever naming rights for the athletics program with the generous gift from Don and Marsha Hire for the Hoke Hire Student-Athlete Academic Center. With the opening of the Academic Center, an abundance of new computer equipment has been added. Mackin has also strengthened the academic area by creating additional staff positions. Under Mackin’s watch, the Academic Reform Group (ARG) was initiated. This group is made up of athletics staff members and academic support staff. With its mission to create an environment of academic excellence in the department, the group addresses every aspect of a student-athlete’s experience while at UAB. Mackin has also demonstrated his commitment to academic success by initiating a penalty structure for

student-athletes and making them accountable if they miss classes or tutorial sessions. Mackin’s priority on academics has paid dividends as the Blazers’ Academic Progress Rates (APR) scores have improved each year under his tenure as AD. The most recent APR report released in June showed that all but three of UAB’s teams have a multi-year rate of 950 or better. Since Mackin became athletics director, a new 10,000-square foot weight room has opened. A new, spacious, state-of the-art athletic training facility opened in the fall of 2008. With the renovation of the Ullman Building, the Blazers’ Olympic sports coaches have been able to relocate into brand new offices. Other facilities improvements have included the resurfacing of the track for the Blazers’ track and field team. The first phase of the new, on-campus UAB softball facility was completed prior to the start of the 2010 season. This past February, the Don and Alicia Huey Softball Hitting Facility was dedicated. The upgrades and progress of the program under Mackin have not been limited to facilities and academics. In the last two years, the athletics program entered an agreement with Nike that provides apparel and equipment for all of UAB’s athletics teams. In his position as athletics director, Mackin has also been involved on various conference and national committees. He just completed his first year as a member of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee. Mackin came on board at UAB in the spring of 2002 as senior associate AD for external affairs. In that role, he was responsible for fund-raising, corporate support and marketing for the athletic department. In 2006, Mackin was named Division I-A Fundraiser of the Year by the National Association of Athletic Development Directors. Under Mackin’s leadership, 4 5

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contributions to UAB athletics nearly tripled from $1.3 million in 2001 to about $3.7 million in 2006. Additionally, he has been responsible for the creation of several affinity groups including the Athletic Investors Group, the Champion Club, and the Blazer Club, which brought together the two annual funds supporting football and men’s basketball. Prior to joining UAB, Mackin served as Manager of Corporate Business Development at Vulcan Materials, where he was responsible for examining potential new markets for business development and locating growth opportunities in the industry. Mackin earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from UAB in 1983. He was a member of the Blazer baseball team four seasons and then moved into the Houston Astros baseball organization where he spent one season. Mackin then joined Vulcan Materials, where he held management positions in sales and market analysis. In 1990, he joined Southern Ready Mix as sales manager before joining Dunn Construction in 1993 where he rose to vice president in 1999. His responsibilities included business development, sales and project management. Mackin’s community activities include the Birmingham Tip-Off Club, which hosts the State High School Final Four, the Monday Morning Quarterback Club and the Birmingham Rotary Club. He has served as the president of the Birmingham Tip-Off Club. In addition, Mackin is a member of the Public Athletic, Cultural and Entertainment Facilities Board of the City of Birmingham (PACE). Mackin and his wife, Sally, have five children: Ragland (24), Brian Jr. (22), Ferrell (19), Mary Aileen (18), and Ella (16).


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r. Frank Messina has served as UAB’s faculty athletics representative (FAR) since 2008. In addition to his duties as faculty athletics representative, Dr. Messina is professor of Accounting & Finance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he has been on the faculty since 1993. Dr. Messina received his doctorate in busi-

ness administration (D.B.A.) from Mississippi State University in 1993, a master’s in professional accountancy at MSU in 1990, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of West Alabama in 1986. He has four times been awarded for UAB Excellence in Classroom Teaching; has received the UAB President’s Excellence in Teaching Award; twice received the Loudell Robinson Excellence in Accounting Teaching Award, the NSAC Silver Pen Research Award and the El Paso Energy Foundation Faculty Achievement Award, along with several other teaching and research

honors. Dr. Messina has published extensively in tax, accounting, and cooperative journals and has presented a variety of seminars around the country over the past several years.

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ne of the most respected figures in intercollegiate athletics, Gene Bartow, forged the UAB athletic program into a well-rounded organization with outstanding teams in several sports. Bartow, considered the “founding father” of UAB athletics, grew the intercollegiate sports program there from its infancy into one that featured 17 sports and an annual operating budget of more than $8 million by the time he retired from the position in 2000. Bartow, who passed away Jan. 3, 2012 after a nearly three-year battle with cancer, guided the program through three conference changes, grew the football team from a club sport into a Division I-A program, and added several women’s sports to the university’s athletics roster. Bartow was at the helm of the UAB men’s basketball program for 18 seasons, compiling a record of 366-203 (.643) during his tenure. He led the Blazers to the NIT in the program’s second year of existence, and followed that up with seven straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including trips to the Sweet 16 in 1981 and the Elite Eight in 1982. In all, he led UAB to 14 postseason appearances, nine of which were NCAA Tournaments. In addition to his time at UAB, Bartow is one of the top college basketball coaches of all time. By the time he retired from collegiate coaching in 1996, he had led teams for 34 years at six universities (Central Missouri State, Valparaiso, Memphis State, Illinois, UCLA and UAB), compiling 647 wins, 15 NCAA Tournament appearances, two Final Four appearances, one national title game appearance and one national Coach of the Year Award (both with Memphis State in 1973), and no probation problems with the NCAA. In 2009, Bartow received the ultimate honor as he was inducted into the National College Basketball Hall of Fame. He entered the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1989 and is also a member of both the Missouri Basketball Hall of Fame and the Northeast Missouri Athletic Hall of Fame. The Browning, Mo. native coached 34 years at six universities. He coached at Central Missouri State University from 1961-64, Valparaiso University from 1964-1970, Memphis State University from 1970-74, and he led the Tigers to the ‘73 NCAA national championship game and consecutive Missouri Valley Conference titles in the ‘71-’72 and ‘72-’73 seasons. In 1974 Bartow accepted the head coaching position at the University of Illinois. Illinois finished 8-18 in his only season coaching the Fighting Illini, and Bartow left his position to succeed John Wooden as the head coach of UCLA. Bartow coached at UCLA from 1975 to 1977, guiding them to a 52-9 record, including a berth in the 1976 Final Four. Bartow left UCLA after the 1977 season to take over the job of creating an athletic program at UAB. Bartow retired from coaching in 1996, and in 1997, UAB renamed its basketball venue, Bartow Arena, in his honor. The Birmingham News has voted him one of the top 10 most influential figures in Alabama sports for the past century. Bartow is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Huffine, and three children, Mark, Beth and Murry, who is the head men’s basketball coach at East Tennessee State. 14971

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Summer, 1977: Coach Gene Bartow is hired as UAB’s first intercollegiate Athletics Director and head basketball coach. Preparations begin for the hiring of coaches and support staff, recruitment of student-athletes, establishment of the Golden 100 scholarship foundation, scheduling, etc. Fall, 1978: UAB athletic teams begin intercollegiate competition for the first time; the university begins an 11-year association with the Sun Belt Conference. Nov. 24, 1978: The UAB men’s basketball team plays its first game, a 66-54 loss to Nebraska before a crowd of 14,800 at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center; UAB has gone on to win 20 or more games 15 times, appear in 11 NCAA Tournaments and eight NITs. March, 1981: The Blazer men’s basketball team defeats Kentucky in the NCAA Mideast Regional, and reaches the NCAA “Sweet 16.” This appearance marks the beginning of a streak of seven consecutive NCAA Tournaments for UAB (1981-87). March, 1982: UAB adds to its amazing basketball success story, defeating Indiana and Virginia in the Southeast Regional, and reaching the NCAA “Elite Eight.” The Southeast Regional in Birmingham is the first of five NCAA Tournament events to be hosted by UAB (’82, ’84, ’85, ’87, ’88). March, 1989: Blazer basketball reaches the NIT Final Four, defeating Michigan State for third place at Madison Square Garden. Fall, 1989: The UAB club football team is organized; the team goes 0-6 in its first season. 1990-91: The Blazer baseball team wins its first Sun Belt Conference Championship and becomes the first UAB team other than men’s basketball to participate in the NCAA Tournament. Men’s tennis wins the first of five consecutive conference championships in the Sun Belt and Great Midwest Conferences. Volleyball wins the first of three consecutive championships in the Sun Belt and Great Midwest conferences and makes its first of four consecutive post-season appearances. 1991-92: UAB begins competition in the Great Midwest Conference. The UAB football team begins its first season of varsity play at the Division III level. Blazer volleyball and baseball win the first Great Midwest Championship. UAB places its first men’s tennis players, Frank Schaffner and Karl Steffen, in NCAA Tournament play. 1992-93: Men’s basketball reaches the NIT Final Four, defeating Alabama, Clemson, Southwest Missouri State and Providence. The nationally-ranked UAB men’s tennis team participates in the NCAA Tournament for the first time. Blazer volleyball, cross country and tennis teams all win Great Midwest Conference championships. January, 1993: UAB announces that its football program will compete at the NCAA I-AA level, beginning with the 1993 season. 1993-94: Blazer teams win six league championships, and UAB wins the Great Midwest Conference Commissioner’s Cup, awarded to the university with the most successful overall athletics program. The Blazer basketball team goes 14-0 vs. GMW opponents and makes its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Men’s basketball is nationally-ranked and participates in the NCAA Tournament. August, 1994: UAB announces that its football program will compete at the NCAA I-A level and that the school will field a women’s soccer team beginning with the 1996 season. 1994-95: UAB soccer wins the Great Midwest Conference championship and participates in the NCAA Tournament. UAB wins GMW championship in men’s and women’s 4 8 4 8

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tennis, women’s indoor track & field, women’s outdoor track & field and men’s golf. April 24, 1995: UAB becomes a charter member of Conference USA. March 26, 1996: One era ends and another begins as coach Gene Bartow steps down as head men’s basketball coach. November 14, 1996: Conference USA announces that UAB has been admitted as a football-playing member; the Blazers will begin C-USA play in 1999. 1997-98: UAB freshman Mirela Vladulescu takes the women’s collegiate tennis world by storm, winning both the ITA Clay Court National Championship and Riviera Women’s All-America Championship; she is the first UAB tennis player to win a collegiate grand slam event. Vladulescu will later be the top-ranked player in the NCAA rankings for much of the 1997-98 season. The men’s golf team receives a bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. 1998-99: The men’s basketball team makes its 10th appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Mirela Vladulescu returns to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year, despite an injury-plagued season. 1999-00: UAB athletics has arguably its best season to date. The UAB football team becomes an official member of Conference USA and goes 4-2 in conference play during its inaugural season. The UAB men’s soccer team wins the Conference USA Championship and reaches the NCAA “Elite Eight”. Synchronized swimming finishes fourth in the country at the U.S. Collegiate Championships in its inaugural season. Women’s basketball reaches the “Sweet 16,” the men’s tennis team makes its fifth NCAA Tournament appearance and men’s golf makes its second NCAA Tournament appearance in three years. July 10, 2000: Gene Bartow announces his retirement as athletics director after 23 years of service to the university. August 22, 2000: Herman Frazier is named UAB’s second athletics director. Sept. 23, 2000: In what was arguably the greatest win in UAB football history, the Blazers go to Baton Rouge, La. and upset SEC foe LSU, 13-10, on a game-winning field goal by Rhett Gallego in the waining seconds. 2000-01: Led by sophomore All-American Graeme McDowell, the men’s golf team finished ninth in the NCAA Tournament and advanced to its first NCAA Championship at Duke University, where it garnered a tie for 12th place. Senior women’s tennis player Mirela Vladulescu finished off a four-year career as one of the most successful athletes in UAB history. The men’s soccer team made it to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year. The football team finished 7-4 overall, becoming the first “bowl-eligible” Blazer squad since UAB moved to the NCAA I-A level in 1996. The women’s basketball team, led by junior All-American Deanna Jackson, finished the season 20-11 and advanced to the WNIT. In just its second season, the synchronized swimming team placed fourth at the U.S. Collegiate Championships and eighth at the U.S. Nationals. 2001-02: Led by All-American Graeme McDowell, who was the No. 1-ranked golfer in the nation, the UAB men made their third consecutive appearance (fourth overall) in the NCAA Tournament. The Blazer football squad again boasted another “bowl eligible” season, as the team went 6-5 in 2001. The men’s soccer team made its third consecutive trip (fourth overall) to the NCAA Tournament, advancing to the “Sweet 16.” The UAB softball team had its best season to date, advancing to the C-USA Championship game and boasting a 39-22 overall record. Denise Peters and Lisa Nowoslawski of the women’s soccer team were both named Verizon Academic All-Americans. In addition, Peters was named the C-USA Women’s Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year. Synchronized swimming earned its highest finish to date at the U.S. Collegiate Championships, taking third. Four swimmers received Academic All-America honors and three swimmers were named All-Americans by the U.S. Synchronized Swimming Coaches Committee. April 4, 2002: Athletics Director Herman Frazier and UAB President Ann Reynolds announce the hiring of Mike Anderson as UAB’s third men’s basketball coach. November 21, 2002: Watson Brown is named UAB‘s third athletics director. 2002-03: In his first season at the helm of the men’s basketball program, Mike Anderson guided the Blazers to a 21-win season and a quarterfinal finish in the NIT. Lisa Nowoslawski capped off her career for the women’s soccer program by earning several prestigious academic awards, including an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the C-USA Postseason Scholarship Award and first-team Verizon / CoSIDA Academic All-America honors for the second straight year. The synchronized swimming team posted its second straight third-place finish at the U.S. Collegiate Championships and recorded a fourth place finish, its highest to date, at the U.S. National Championships. Six swimmers received Academic All-America honors and three swimmers were named All-Americans by the U.S. Synchronized Swimming Coaches Committee.

The final score read 13-10 as the UAB football program earned its signature victory at LSU on Sept. 23, 2000.

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The 2006 UAB volleyball team won the C-USA Tournament title and competed in the program’s first-ever NCAA Division I Tournament.

In 2011, the UAB men’s basketball team secured the program’s first outright Conference USA regular season championship.

first bowl game appearance in school history as the Blazers faced Hawai’i in the 2004 Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl. The Blazers fell to the Warriors, 59-40, on Christmas Eve in Honolulu, Hawai’i. Spring, 2006: The UAB men’s basketball team earned its third consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament after finishing as Conference USA regular season and tournament runner-up. The synchronized swimming team took fourth place at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals. The Blazer softball team turned in one of its finest seasons in program history as the team won 31 games during the season to finish as the C-USA runner-up. Head coach Marla Townsend was named the C-USA Coach-of-the-Year. April 7, 2006: Mike Davis named as the fourth head basketball coach in program history. Fall, 2006: UAB’s fall sports teams made three NCAA Tournament appearances, claimed three C-USA titles and beat the No. 1 team in the country. The UAB cross country team won the conference championship and head coach Ray Stanfield was named C-USA Coach of the Year. The women’s soccer team ran through the C-USA Tournament, and earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament. UAB’s men’s soccer team beat the No. 1 team in the country during the regular season and hosted a first-round NCAA Tournament game. To conclude the fall sports season, the Blazer volleyball squad won its firstever Conference USA Tournament title and made its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament. December 17, 2006: Former Georgia offensive coordinator Neil Callaway was chosen to lead the UAB football team, becoming the third coach in the program’s history, and the second coach to lead the Blazers since becoming a Division I program in 1996. Spring, 2007: Zack Sucher matched UAB’s highest finish ever at the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships, closing the tournament tied for fourth place with a fiveunder 275 during four rounds of play. Sucher became just the

fourth UAB men’s golfer in program history to earn All-American status, nabbing a spot on the honorable mention All-America team. In addition, the men’s golf team made its fifth NCAA Regional appearance in the past eight years. February 14, 2007: Former UAB baseball player and alumnus Brian Mackin was selected as the program’s fourth full-time Athletics Director. Spring, 2008: UAB men’s golf team captures the program’s first-ever Conference USA Championship. The Blazers went on to make the program’s seventh NCAA Regional and third NCAA National Championship appearances. Zack Sucher was tabbed second-team All-America and captured four individual titles during the 2007-08 men’s golf season. May 21, 2008: The UAB baseball team made history by recording the program’s first-ever win over the then-No. 5 Rice Owls, 8-2, in the opening round of the Conference USA Tournament. Not only did the Blazers defeat the Owls for the first time in 10 tries, but it also was the second-highest ranked opponent the baseball team has defeated in program history. The Blazers would go on to match their bestever result in the C-USA Tournament, making it to the semifinals. 2009-10: The softball team capped arguably the most successful season in program history with 37 wins and its first ever NCAA tournament berth. The men’s basketball team also Participated in the postseason, advancing to the NIT quarterfinals and hosting defending national champion North Carolina at Bartow Arena. Individually, football’s Joe Webb and men’s soccer’s Two-Boys Gumede were selected as C-USA Offensive Players of the Year for their sports. Jala Harris became the first C-USA women’s 5 5 0 0

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All-Americans Men’s Basketball Aaron Johnson Jerome Mincy Steve Mitchell Oliver Robinson Football Rodregis Brooks Cedrick Buchannon Josh Evans Kerry Frazier Robert Leslie Derrick Ingram John Whitcomb Roddy White Women’s Basketball Carmen Guzman Wanda Hightower Deanna Jackson Diamond Rogers Baseball Shayne Carnes Jay Cole Mitch Jones Ryan Keedy Men’s Soccer Clint Baumstark Peter Byaruhanga Leandro de Oliveira Tony McManus Flavio Monteiro Rumbani Munthali Marin Pusek Houston Smith

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Baseball Brent Laircey

Men’s Basketball Carter Long

Men’s Golf Paul Dickinson Graeme McDowell Garrett Osborn Zack Sucher

Football Johnny Rea

Volleyball Suzie Johnson Patti Schroder

Synchronized Swimming Morgan Clarke Meryl Grandia Amanda Haeuser Stephanie Jackson Stacey Jackson Margareta Jakovac Stacy Leiker Sara Petrov Hallie Todd Bogdana Zareva

Men’s Tennis Sebastian Falk Frank Schaffner Martin Woisetschläger

Women’s Tennis Jenny Cape

Academic All-Americans Men’s Soccer Lane Knight Lukasz Kwapisz Loucas Papaconstantinou Carl Woszczynski

Women’s Soccer Danielle Blair Brianna McCarty Lisa Nowoslawski Denise Peters Jill Porto Vanessa Woodward

Synchronized Swimming Vanessa Dash Andrea Dash Kelli Dickerson Amanda Haeuser Frances Halloran Stacey Jackson

Volleyball Ivana Bozic Sam Serley Nevena Stefanov

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Women’s Soccer Tara Kidwell Men’s Tennis Gerd Albiez Mike Kirsten Paul Rosner Frank Schaffner Vaughn Snyman Martin Woisetschläger

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Men’s Tennis • Six All-Americans • Three Academic All-Americans • Five NCAA Tournament appearances (1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000) • Top-30 ranking from 19932000 • Five conference championships (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995)

Blazer Highlights Football • First bowl game appearance in 2004 (7-5 record) • First “bowl-eligible” season with 7-4 overall record in 2000 • Played first season at Division I-A level in 1996; now competes as a member of Conference USA • Roddy White selected in first round of 2005 NFL draft (No. 27 overall) • Bryan Thomas selected in first round of 2002 NFL draft (No. 22 overall) • Eight All-Americans Men’s Soccer • NCAA Tournament participant (1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2011) • 1999 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight and 2001 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 • Four conference championships (1994, 1995, 1999, 2011) • Nine All-Americans

Women’s Tennis • Four conference championships (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996) • Six national rankings (1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001) • Top-ranked singles player in nation (Mirela Vladulescu-1997-98) • One All-American Volleyball • Two-time NCAA Tournament participant (2006 and 2008) • Four conference championships (1990, 1991, 1992, 2006) • Five WIVC postseason appearances (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992) • Two Academic All-Americans • Three AVCA All-America honorable mention honorees

Women’s Basketball • 2000 NCAA Sweet 16 participant • Four conference championships (1990, 1991, 1992, 1994) • NCAA Tournament participant (1994, 2000) • Four-time WNIT participant (1990, 1991, 2001, 2007) • 2011 WBI Champions • Four All-Americans

Men’s Golf • 2001, 2002, 2008 and 2012 NCAA Championship Participant • NCAA Regional Participants 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2012 • 2008 Conference USA Champions • 1995 Great Midwest Conference Champions • No. 1-ranked golfer and Fred Haskings Award winner (Graeme McDowell) • Six All-Americans

Baseball • Three conference championships (1991, 1992, 1994) • 2012 C-USA Tournament Championship • NCAA Tournament participant (1991 and 2012) • Shayne Carnes (1998) and Ryan Keedy (2008) named All-Americans by multiple publications • Four All-Americans

Track & Field/ Cross Country • 2002 Cross Country NCAA All-Academic Team • 1995 Great Midwest Conference Women’s Indoor & Outdoor Champions • Three All-Americans • 1992 Women’s Great Midwest Conference Cross Country Champions • Two Olympic Trials Qualifiers

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Softball • Three-time NCAA Tournament participant (2010, 2011 and 2012) • 18 NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes • Seven athletes named Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region Rifle • One C-USA Shootout third place finisher • 1997-98 Individual fifth place finisher at C-USA Championship Women’s Golf • Seven All-Conference USA Selections • C-USA Freshman of the Year (Heather Lourie, 1999) • Three Scholar-Athletes of the Year Women’s Soccer • UAB Academic Award (1997, 1998, 2000) • Five All-Americans • Three conference championships (2003, 2004, 2006) • Two NCAA Tournament appearances (2004, 2006) Bowling • Competed in first-ever tournament on Oct. 22, 2011 • Captured first tournament win at the Bulldog Roundup (2/7/12) – one of two tournament wins in its inaugural season Sand Volleyball • Began competition with the first-ever NCAA sanctioned collegiate sand volleyball match on March 3, 2012 vs. Florida State • Captured first program win against Tulane (3/10/12) • The tandem of Heather Thomas and Kirsten Gallagher selected to compete in the first-ever AVCA Sand Championships (2012).

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2011 Fall graduate Caleb Thomas with football academic advisor Mary Kathryn Borland.

(L-R) Marsha and Don Hire, Mr. Charles J. Hoke and UAB Athletics Director Brian Mackin cut the ribbon on the new Academic Center in 2008.

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with the voice of the student-athletes and works to ensure student-athlete welfare and success in the Birmingham community. UAB’s commitment to academic excellence got a boost in the summer of 2008 with the completion of the Don M. & Marsha Hoke Hire Student-Athlete Academic Center. Under the direction of athletics director Brian Mackin, and with a generous donation from Don M. & Marsha Hoke Hire, UAB was able to completely renovate the academic center and provide first-class facilities to the Blazers’ student-athletes. Sitting in the middle of UAB’s athletic complexes, including Bartow Arena and the football practice facilities, the Hoke Hire Student-Athlete Academic Center serves as the home for overseeing the educational development and progress toward graduation for all student-athletes.


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Don M. & Marsha Hoke Hire Student-Athlete Academic Center • Completed in the Summer of 2008 • Houses a director, a learning specialist, sevenfull-time advisors and five assistants • More than 50 tutors and mentors • Over 40 computers available for student use • Computer lab for general student use • Learning lab • Laptops for student-athlete checkout • Mentor meeting room • Nine small group and one-on-one tutor rooms • Five large group study areas

Anthony Barnes with football academic advisor Greg Green at the 2011 Fall graduates reception.

• Staff conference room • Tutor/mentor resource library

Spring 2012 graduates: Back Row (L-R): Trey Ragland, D.A. Autry, Beas Hamga, TaRonda Randall, Meagan Brown, D.J. Reese. Front Row (L-R): Giorgia Romeo, Georgia Luch, Carolyn Polcari, Allison Young, Brittany DeFelice.

Danez Marrable Associate Athletic Director for Student Services

Greg Green Coordinator of Football Academics

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he Sports Medicine staff provides for all 16 varsity teams and 350 University of Alabama at Birmingham student-athletes with high quality health care. Student-athletes have access to the leading sports medicine and health care professionals. The Sports Medicine staff consists of team physicians, dentists, athletic trainers and a sports nutritionist. The daily care, prevention, evaluation and treatment of injuries is supervised by a staff of seven full-time and five graduate assistants that have been certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and licensed by the state of Alabama. The Sports Medicine program is under the direction of Mike Jones; his full-time athletic

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trainers are Melissa Adams, Laurie Fincher, Bryan Koch, Greg Mytyk, Daniel Springer and Jennifer Wallace. Graduate assistant trainers Seong Choi, Matt Fisher, Ellen Harris, Daniel Lindsay, Ian McComb and Logan Speicher complete the staff. Team physicians are affiliated with the acclaimed UAB Health System, health professional school and the UAB Sports Medicine.

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U.S. News & World Report and other national publications consistently rank UAB’s innovative programs and expert specialists among the best in America. The Medical Director of UAB Sports Medicine is Dr. William Garth, an orthopedic surgeon. He is responsible for all services provided to student-athletes. General medical care is provided by Dr. Brenda Baumann and Dr. Marshall Crowther. In the fall of 2008, the Wallace Building Athletic Training Room opened. The 9,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility offers the finest therapeutic modalities and rehabilitative equipment. It has an extensive collection of therapeutic and rehabilitation equipment including a BTE isokinetic testing machine and hydrotherapy tanks. The Wet Room features two free standing dualtank consoles that offer whole-body and extremity immersion in either warm or cold hydrotherapy. UAB has the largest dual-tank console that has a stainless steel tank with a capacity of 1,450 gallons of water and can accommodate up to 25 football studentathletes at a time. In addition to the Wallace Building Facility, auxiliary athletic training rooms are located in Bartow Arena and in Young Memorial Field.

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In the fall semester, 2008, the Wallace Building Athletic Training Room opened its doors. UAB student-athletes began enjoying a brand-new, state of the art athletic training facility. The new 9,000 square foot center allows the athletic training staff to work more efficiently and gives the studentathletes a much more comfortable facility.

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served as an assistant on the staff since 2009. He spent two years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Denver Broncos (2007-08). While there, Chandler worked with such standout performers as Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall and Champ Bailey. Prior to joining the staff in Denver, Chandler was on the staff at the University of Minnesota, joining the Golden Gophers as a strength and conditioning assistant and speed coach in 2001 before being named co-head strength and conditioning coach in 2003. In 2004, Chandler was named the head strength and conditioning coach at Minnesota where he served until 2006. During his time with the Gophers, Chandler instructed 12 players who were selected

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in the NFL Draft, including 2006 first-round draft choice Laurence Maroney and 2005 fourth-round selection Marion Barber III. Before going to Minnesota, Chandler spent a season with the Dallas Cowboys, serving as a strength and conditioning intern. Chandler and the Blazers spend a lot of their time in the bright and spacious weight room, which includes state-of-the-art equipment for weight training, stretching and conditioning workouts. Chandler and the staff use a variety of techniques to assist the Blazers in achieving maximum performance and potential. With a heavy emphasis on Olympic style weightlifting, the program concentrates on speed, power, and strength.

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he state-of-the-art, $25 million Campus Recreation Center has covered all the bases. It boasts 18,000 square feet of weight and fitness space outfitted with all-new equiptment and a one-eighth-mile oval running track that juts out of the building, curving toward University Boulevard and 15th Street South to provide panoramic views of the campus. And just to make sure no one gets bored, planners added a five-story, rock-climbing wall. The facility features four basketball courts, five racquetball courts, one of which converts to a squash court and a multi-purpose court that can be used for indoor soccer, volleyball, floor hockey or badminton. There are also four aerobic rooms and a swimming pool with four lap lanes and leisure and physical rehabilitation areas. The handicap-accessible pool has many special features. A continuous current in the “lazy river” carries swimmers around the outer edge of the pool in inner tubes – the ride ends under a waterfall – or individuals can walk against the flow as a part of a physical rehabilitation program. For more intense resistance training, center members can use the “vortex,” a circular area within

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The center also has a juice bar, wireless internet access, and an Outdoor Pursuits Center that rents camping gear and leads backpacking, rafting, and skiing trips to desitnations around the United States. The first floor houses a wellness center that coordinates with UAB groups to offer nutritional counseling, body-fat measurements, personal training, and general fitness assessments.

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