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2007-2008 Women's Soccer Roster


Kelly Downs

Class: FR-HS
Position: F
Height: 5-5
Previous School: Soddy Daisy
Hometown: Hixson, Tenn.

NOTEWORTHY
Great all-around athlete who possesses exceptional speed ... Crafty forward made a splash during freshman season and expected to assume an even greater role in the Blue Raider offense as a sophomore.

FRESHMAN (2007)
Honors
All-Tournament at Oklahoma Sooner Soccer Classic.

Highlights
Played in all 20 matches and started 10 ... Strong all-around play vs. Long Beach State and Oklahoma earned a spot on the Oklahoma Sooner Soccer Classic All-Tournament team ... In Sun Belt games only, ranked ninth in conference for goals (0.36) and 10th for goals per game (1.09) ... Earned first career start at East Tennessee and first career goal was the game winner in 2-0 win at Alabama A&M ... Scored five goals, including first career multi-goal game with two in 3-1 win against UALR. Also scored against Louisiana-Lafayette and Western Kentucky. The goal against WKU was Middle Tennessee's only score of the match in a 1-1 deadlock that allowed the Blue Raiders to clinch the No. 2 seed in the Sun Belt Championships ... Collected assists vs. Louisiana-Lafayette and North Texas ... The assist against North Texas came in the 81st minute and enabled the Blue Raiders to tie the match 1-1 on the way to a 2-1 triumph ... Tallied 12 points in first season and scored four of five goals vs. conference opponents.

PREP NOTES
Four-year letterwinner for coach Moises Drummond at Soddy Daisy High School ... Averaged 20 goals per season during prep career ... Rated one of the state's top players by various recruiting services ... Two-time All-State selection (2005, 2006) ... All-Region, 2004 ... Chattanooga Times-Free Press Best of the Preps, first team, 2005, 2006, and second team, 2003, 2004 ... Set school record for goals in 2004 and established a new standard for assists in 2005 ... Played club soccer for Redoubt ... Selected to the Tennessee State ODP team 2001-06.

PERSONAL FILE
Born: April 22, 1989 ... Daughter of Joe and Vanessa Downs ... Major: Undecided ... Nickname: Kelbel.



2007-2008 Game-by-Game Stats