Briana McCarty - 14
Briana McCarty

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
Collins Hill HS

Height:
6-0

Position:
Defender

Experience:
3VL


2003: Named a Second-Team Academic All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) ... named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team ... earned NSCAA First-Team All-South Region Scholar-Athlete honors ... named to the Second Team of the Soccer Buzz Southeast Region ... received CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-District honors ... earned NSCAA Third-Team Southeast Regional accolades ... named First-Team All-Conference USA ... received All-Tournament honors at the 2003 UAB Nike Classic ... member of the Blazers' C-USA-leading offense that averaged 8.32 shots on goal per game ... started all 19 of UAB's matches during the season and led the team in minutes played (1,684) ... scored crucial game-winning goals against C-USA foes TCU (Oct. 24) and Houston (Oct. 17) ... totaled six points during the season as she registered two goals and a pair of assists ... received a prestigious C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal for maintaining above a 3.75 grade point average during the academic year ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned her third varsity letter.

2002: Started all 19 games for the Blazers and tallied a team-leading 10 assists ... registered three assists against UMass (Sept. 15), tying her for the second-best, single-game performance in UAB history ... her three assists in a single game also tied her for eighth in the nation ... named to the C-USA All-Conference third team ... finished the season ranked second in the conference in assists and third in assists per game ... ranks twice among UAB's season records in assists, with nine in 2001 and 10 in 2002 ... awarded as the C-USA Academic Medal of Honor winner and was named to the prestigious C-USA Honor Roll ... earned her second varsity letter.

2001: Led the Blazers with nine assists as a freshman ... started in 19 of the 20 games that she played in ... named to the C-USA All-Conference second team and All-Freshman Team ... first UAB Player to be named to the Soccer Buzz National Freshman All-America second team ... named to the Soccer Buzz Second Team Central Region and All-Freshman Team ... earned all-tournament honors at the 2001 UAB/Nike Classic ... finished the season with 12 shots and nine points on the season ... registered a season-high two assists in games against both USF (Nov. 2) and Louisville (Oct. 7) ... earned Presidential Honors during the spring and Dean's List accolades during the fall semester ... named to the C-USA Honor Roll and received the conference's Academic Medal of Honor ... earned her first varsity letter.

High School: Attended Collins Hill High School in Lawrenceville, Ga., where she was a four-time member of the Gwinnett Goal Club, a two-time Most Valuable Player and a first-team selection to the Gwinnett Daily Post all-county squad ... earned offensive MVP honors in 1998 and was named the Silver Eagle Award winner in 1999 ... a member of the National Honor Society, the French National Honor Society and won the Youth Ray Krok Scholarship Award ... played under the tutelage of Andy Trevers on the Tophat 01 club team that captured five-consecutive Georgia state championships ... participated in the Region III ODP camp three times.

Personal: Full name is Briana Leigh McCarty ... born July 5, 1983 ... daughter of Lynn and Tim McCarty ... has an older sister, Kelly ... is majoring in psychology.

 
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