#5 Kate Spellman
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Franklin, Tenn. (Father Ryan HS)|
2009:Led team in points with 11, the only player in double figures. ...Tops on the team in goals with four. ...Team leader in assists with three. ...Tied for first on the team in shots with 26. ...Played and started in all 19 games. ...Two game-winning goals.
2008:Played and started 20 games, tying for the team lead. ...Scored four goals (at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 9/19; at Jackson St., 9/21; vs. Belmont, 9/23; at USC Upstate, 10/5). ...Scored one goal in three straight games (at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 9/19; at Jackson St., 9/21; vs Belmont, 9/23). ...Led team in assists (six). ...Led team in points (14). ...Second in shots (36). ...Second in shots on goal (16). ...Scored game-winning goal in 2-1 win at Jackson St. (9/21). …Finished with two points in a game four times. …Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
2007:Scored two goals, tying for second on the team. …Scored the first goal of the season in a 2-1 loss to Central Arkansas (9/7). …Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win at North Florida (10/26). …Added one assist, for five points overall, second best on the team. …Tied for second on the team in shots with 17. …Second on the team in shots on goal (nine). …Played in 19 games, starting 13. ...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
High School:Lettered in high school soccer all four years. ...Member of 2004 State Runner-Up Team. ...Katie Hunter Tournament Champions in 2005 and 2006. ...Baylor Tournament Champions in 2005. ...Regional Champions in 2003 and 2004. ...Member of National Honor Society. ...Cum Laude Society Member. ...Spanish Honor Society. ...Selected by classmates as [quote]Wittiest[quote] student in class of 2007.
Personal:Played club soccer for Brentwood United from 2004-2007. ...Won 2001, 2002, 2003 State Championships with TNFC 89. ...Auburn Showcase Champions in 2006. ...2004 Female Referee of the Year for Tennessee State Soccer Association. ...2005 Youth Referee of the Year for Brentwood Soccer Club. ...Parents are Susan and Peter Spellman. ...One brother, Matt, 28, and three sisters, Sara, 29 Liz, 21; and Melissa, 17. ...Major is Nursing.