Four student-athletes receive recognition
Atkins and Gravlin garner academic honors from NSCAA
Penalty kicks decide outcome in American Athletic Conference semifnial
Sanderson scores twice to lead Memphis to American Conference Tournament semifinals
Memphis faces Houston on Friday in Louisville, Ky., to begin American Athletic Conference Championships
2013 (Redshirt Junior) - Started in 17 of 20 matches ... Played primarily as a midfielder, but did see action as center-back ... Finished with a goal and two assists ... Appeared in first three matches, before earning starts in 17-straight matches ... Scored goal in road match at Cincinnati on Sept. 29 ... Had two assists in the 5-1 win over UConn on Oct. 27.
2012 (Redshirt Sophomore) - Moved to the center-back position and served as a team captain ... Injuries limited her to 13 appearances and 12 starts ... Had eight shots, including two on goal ... Logged lone assist of season on golden goal at Vanderbilt Sept. 6.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman) - Coming off a redshirt season, played in all 24 games and earned 22 starts ... Finished year with four goals and four assists (12 points) ... Had 48 shots, including 21 on goal ... Notched first career goal, a game-winner, against LSU in the season opener ... In following game, registered first career assist versus UALR ... Recorded an assist against Western Kentucky ... Had a goal and assist against Charlotte ... Posted goals in wins over Colorado College and Southern Miss ... Had an assist in win at East Carolina. .
2010 (Freshman) - Redshirted.
Prior to Memphis - Earned three varsity letters at Incarnate Word Academy, which won 2008 and 2009 state championships ... Honorable mention selection to the ESPN Rise Spring Girls Soccer All-America Team in July 2009 ... A three-time all-conference pick ... Also named 2009 all-metro first team, 2009 all-state first team, 2009 all-star first team and all-metro honorable mention (twice) ... Named one of six Future Stars by the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame ... As a member of Saint Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club, won four state championships ... Member of the `92 national soccer pool in 2006 and 2007... Also a member of the Region 2 ODP Team since 2006 and the Missouri State ODP Team since 2006.
Personal- Daughter of Bill and Patti Gravlin ... Hobbies include reading, swimming and hanging out with friends ... Enjoys playing pickle-ball, ping pong and sand volleyball when not playing soccer ... Member of the Incarnate Word Academy Student Council and National Honor Society ... Served as a student ambassador in high school.