Hello American Athletic Conference, We Are Memphis:
On July 1, the University of Memphis officially became a member of the American Athletic Conference. Beginning July 8, GoTigersGo.com brings a daily introduction of each sport at the University of Memphis to the American Athletic Conference. The sport schedule is below with links to previous featured programs.
Ashley Berra was the first player to earn All-America honors
Memphis Women's Soccer claimed conference championships in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
Memphis won its fifth-straight conference championship in 2011 at Mike Rose Soccer Complex
Conference Player of the Year Accolades
Memphis has seen nine student-athletes earn conference player of the year honors. Christabel Oduro is a two-time Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year (2011/2012) while Ashley Berra (2009), Vendula Strnadova (2008) and Shoko Mikami (2005) have also earned that distinction. Memphis was home to the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year for three-straight seasons with Lizzy Simonin (2010/2011) and Kelsey Bakker (2009) taking the honors. Vendula Strnadova was a two-time Conference USA Midfielder of the Year (2008/2010).
Two-time Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year Lizzy Simonin won the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award in 2011
Undefeated Regular Season (2011)
Memphis was unbeaten in the regular season, climbining as high as No. 3 in the top-25 polls.
Memphis drew record crowds on three different occasions during the 2011 season.
Wins Since 2007
Memphis has an outstanding mark of 95-29-8 since the 2007 season.
The infographic above compares Memphis' 95 wins in the last six seasons with win totals of the other American Athletic Conference programs
Looking For Program Win No. 200
Memphis fielded its first team in 1995 and the 2013 campaign will be the 19th. Memphis is 191-154-20.
The home field for Memphis Women's Soccer is Mike Rose Soccer Complex