Michelle Bruntlett

Junior - Midfielder 5-6

Pensacola, Fla.
Booker T. Washington

Bruntlett looks to rebound after a sophomore season in which she missed half the year due to illness. A strong technical player, she has the ability this season to once again be an impact player for the Commodores offensively, as she was as a freshman. Her 35 percent career shooting percentage is best among current players.

As A Sophomore (2001): Played in 12 games, starting two...Had one goal on four shots on the season...Scored game-winning goal in a 1-0 win at South Carolina. Selected to represent Region III at the 2002 Sports Festival.

As A Freshman (2000): Second on the team with three assists, while finishing third on the team with 15 points and six goals...In her first collegiate game, scored six points on two goals and two assists versus Tulane...Had second two-goal performance of the season against South Carolina...Scored game-winning goal at No. 17 SMU...Scored game-tying goal at Kentucky to send the match into overtime...Assisted on the game-winner against Tennessee in the SEC Tournament...Scored Vanderbilt's lone goal against Georgia in the SEC Tournament...Started 21 of 22 games and all nine SEC games.

High School/Club: Had 65 goals and 14 assists in her senior year and 55 goals and 20 assists in her junior year...Holds high school record for most goals in a game, most goals in a season and most assists in a season...Named to First Team All-Northwest Florida for four years by the Pensacola News Journal...High School Player of the Year...NSCAA All-South...High School All-State...High school team was three-time district champions and went to the Final Four of the state tournament in 1998...Competed on the Florida ODP team for six years and the Region III team for three years...Played on the Pensacola Samba club team for seven years and also the Tampa Bay Heather club team.

Odds and Ends: Michelle Lynn Bruntlett...Born 12/4/81...Daughter of Beverly Bruntlett...Major is Arts & Science...Chose Vanderbilt for its good combination of soccer and academics...Lists playing in Europe with the Region II team as most memorable soccer experience.


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