Memphis faces Houston on Friday in Louisville, Ky., to begin American Athletic Conference Championships
Sanderson scores three goals after Middle Tennessee scored six minutes into match
GoTigersGo.com continues an introduction to the American Athletic Conference with Women's Soccer
2006 (Senior) -The only player to start every match for Lady Tigers in 2006 ... Was named to the C-USA First Team for a second straight season ... Named to C-USA Preseason All-Conference Team ... Named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week in week one ... Was named to ESPN/CoSIDA District IV All-Academic Team and became the first ever Lady Tiger to be named to the All-American academic team ... Was C-USA Academic First Team ... Named Fox Soccer Channel Female Player of the Week ... Named to NSCAA Team of the Week ... Named to Soccer Buzz National Team of the Week ... Finished her career second on the all-time goals and points lists, first in multi-goal matches and third in assists ... Scored three goals in the opening match of the season against Tennessee Tech and followed that up with another hat trick against UT-Martin ... Had a goal an assist versus Marshall ... Scored two goals against Rice.
2005 (Junior) - Won the league regular-season "triple crown," as she led the conference in assists and points and co-led the the league in goals ... Ended the year first in the conference in assists per game (0.63), assists (12), points per game (2.21), and points (42) ... Finished the year third in C-USA in goals (15) but led the league in goals per game (0.79) ... Tied for fourth in C-USA in game-winning goals (4) ... Also tied for second in C-USA in points (18) and points per game (2.00) in conference play only ... Led C-USA in assists (8) and assists per game (0.89) in conference play only ... Ranked 12th in nation in points per game and tied for 13th in assists per game as of the latest NCAA statistical report ... Played in all 19 games, starting 18 of them ... Has recorded two hat tricks, one vs. Middle Tennessee (9-18) and the other vs. Tulane (9-30), which were two games in a three-game span ... Had seven points in each of those games, as she also added an assist in both games in addition to the hat tricks ... Has also recorded three multiple-goal games, the two games with hat tricks and vs. Tennessee Tech (8-28) ... Has scored goals in back-to-back games three times and goals in three straight games once, just the eighth time in school history that has been accomplished and becoming just the seventh player in school history to have goals in at least three straight games ... Her three game, goal-scoring streak came vs. UT-Martin (9-7), Missouri State (9-11), and Ole Miss (9-13) ... Recorded the team's only goal in a loss to Samford (9-2) ... Scored one goal vs. UTEP (10-2) ... Assisted on Melissa Savage's game-winning goal vs. UAB (10-15) ... Assisted on Candace Halvorson's game-tying goal with just five seconds remaining in regulation vs. East Carolina (10-19) and then scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Tigers the win ... Recorded three assists vs. Southern Miss (10-23), becoming the first Memphis player to record three assists in a game since Annika Moller in 2003 ... Assisted on Kylie Hayes' game-winner vs. Southern Miss ... Also assisted on Hayes' second goal vs. Southern Miss and Emiko Schwab's second goal vs. the Golden Eagles ... Named the Conference USA Co-Offensive Player of the Week on 10-24 after her performances vs. ECU and Southern Miss ... Assisted on Emiko Schwab's game-winning goal vs. Tulsa (10-28) and also assisted on Schwab's goal vs. SMU (10-30), giving her assists on three of Schwab's four goals in Schwab's streak of three straight games with a goal ... Scored a goal and had two assists vs. UTEP in the C-USA Tournament (11-2) ... Had game-winning goals vs. Tennessee Tech (8-28), Middle Tennessee (9-18), Tulane (9-30) and East Carolina (10-19) ... Scored a goal in 10 of 19 games and recorded a point in 14 of 19 games ... Recorded points in three straight games once and ended the year by recording points in four straight games ... Never went back-to-back games without recording a point this year ... Named the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year and to the All-C-USA first team ... Named NSCAA All-Central Region third team and Soccer Buzz All-Central Region first team ... Also named ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA District IV All-Academic third team.
2004 (Sophomore) - Missed the first eight games of the year while recovering from knee surgery for a torn ACL sustained during the spring season ... Made her Memphis debut against Evansville (9-26) ... Played in 12 games, starting three ... Ended the year with one goal and one assist ... Assisted on Melissa Savage's game-winning goal in a 2-0 win over Houston (10-3) ... Scored her first Division I goal,which was the game-winning goal, in a 4-1 win over East Carolina (10-10) ... Started games against USF (10-15), Saint Louis (10-24) and UAB (11-3).
Prior to Memphis - Scored 33 goals and recorded 10 assists for 76 points in leading Christian Brothers University to a Gulf South Conference Championship ... Led NCAA Division II in goals, goals per game and points per game ... Was named the GSC Player and Rookie of the Year ... A first team All-GSC selection in leading CBU to the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament ... Attended Kashiwai High School ... Played club soccer for the Nikkmo Dream Ladies under coach Tamotsu Suzuki ... Led the team to a pair of league championships.
Personal - Born January 8, 1981, in Fukuoka, Japan ... Is the daughter of Kouichi and Yumiko Mikami.