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Stacee Sproul

Junior - Goalkeeper 5-8

Peachtree City, Ga.
Starr's Mill

A good athlete with good reflexes, Sproul will once again be one of the goalkeepers that the Commodores will count on this season. Last year, she continued to move up several of the Commodore career charts, placing fourth in GAA and Shutouts, and sixth in saves as she enters the 2002 season. An excellent one-on-one keeper, she made big saves for the Commodores the past two years and will be counted upon to do so again this year.

As A Sophomore (2001): Played in 11 games, starting nine...Had a career-high ten saves in a shutout win at South Carolina...Saved a penalty kick by Kim Patrick of Tennessee...Led the Commodores with 42 saves and a 1.55 goals against average.

As A Freshman (2000): Forced into action as a true freshman after starter Lauren Whitt tore her ACL before the season...Played all 1,915 minutes of the season...Posted seven shutouts to rank fourth in career shutouts...Her goals against average of 1.17 ranked fourth on the career charts...Recorded a career-high eight saves against No. 8 UCLA...Had four saves and allowed just one goal to SEC rival Florida...Capped the regular season with a seven-save shutout at No. 23 Duke.

High School/Club: Had 119 saves her senior year...High school won the Regional and State championships her junior and senior years...Named All-Region and All-State her junior and senior years by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...High school team won regionals and was the runner-up at the state championships her sophomore year....Played on the varsity soccer team while at McIntosh High School her freshman year...Played on Tophat club team with Vanderbilt teammates Erin Higgins and Emily Wilpers...Club team won the state championship from 1997 to 1999...Played on the ODP Team for four years.

Worth Knowing: Stacee Nichole Sproul....Born 12/9/81...Daughter of Jim and Vickie Sproul...Major is Arts & Science...Lettered in basketball during her sophomore year of high school...Chose Vanderbilt because it was the best opportunity to combine academics and soccer...Names mother as the most influencial person in her life because, "she is always looking forward and pointing me in the right direction"...Claims winning the state championship with her high school team for the first time as her most memorable soccer experience.


 







 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
                   
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