Junior - Goalkeeper 5-8
Peachtree City, Ga.
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
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.