Katharine Carroll

Senior - Midfielder 5-7

Brentwood, Tenn.

Carroll anchors the Commodores from her central midfield position. A complete player who can help the Commodores offensively and defensively. , she will be a key to the team's success this year. Earned All-SEC honors in 2001 and will once again be one of the top central midfielders in the conference this season. She is a good ball striker who gets involved in the Commodore attack, as she led the team in shots last year. She is also a good tackler and great ball winner who can move to defender when needed.

As A Junior (2001): Named Second Team All-SEC...Named to Third Team All-Central region by NSCAA...Tied for team lead with four goals and nine points... Led team with 44 shots...Scored game-winning goal in final two minutes of 1-0 win over UAB, a game in which she had a career-high seven shots...One of four players to start all 17 games...One of three players to play all 1,559 minutes of the 2001 season...Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll. Selected to represent Region III at the 2002 Sports Festival.

As A Sophomore (2000): Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team...Earned Academic All-SEC Honors...First on team with four assists and three game-winning goals...Second on team with 18 points, seven goals and 50 shots...Career-high two goals against Arizona...Recorded double-digit shot totals in seven straight games and 10-of-11 games, while three times matching her career high of five shots...Assisted on Jen Talavera's game-tying goal with two seconds remaining in regulation at Auburn...One of five players to start all 21 games.

As A Freshman (1999): Started every game in her rookie year as one of Vanderbilt's center midfielders…Made her first collegiate start in VU's season-opener at Alabama…Tallied her first assist as a Commodore in VU's win over Indiana…Recorded her first career goal against 12th-ranked Georgia…Had her best performance of the season with two assists and five shots against LSU.

High School/Club: Gatorade Circle of Champions Tennessee High School Girls' Soccer Player of the Year in 1997 and 1998…Earned All-America honors and was The Tennessean Midstate Player of the Year in 1998 after scoring 12 goals and 14 assists her senior season…A three-time all-district and all-region honoree…Named District MVP in 1997 and 1998…Helped Brentwood High School to two district and regional titles (1997-98), the runner-up title in 1998 and the Tennessee state title in 1997; the team earned a No. 10 ranking from USA Today in 1997…Scored 10 goals and 24 assists her junior year…Holds the school single-season (24) and career assist record (60) and also owns all-time state record for assists (60)…Helped her Music City Lady Sting club team to three state titles (1995-97) and took them to the Region III Semi-Finals in 1995-97…Traveled with the Region III ODP team to Europe in 1998 and played for the Region Pool Team from 1996-98…Named all-state in cross country in 1996 and holds the school's 5K record (18:54).

Worth Knowing: Katharine Leigh Carroll…Born 3/9/81…Daughter of Vida and Kevin Carroll...Major is History…Graduated in the Top 10 percent of her high school class…Sophomore class president and a member of the National Honor Society.


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