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SMU Womens soccer spring update

Published 3/25/2008 12:21:24 PM by staff from dallas
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Here's a brief update on happenings within the SMU women's soccer program this spring under 2nd year coach Brent Irwin.  SMU announced their player signings for the upcoming fall and have a solid 0-0 draw with Baylor in their first spring game.  Saturday April 5th they will face Notre Dame at Pizza Hut Park at 7:00.

SMU 0  Baylor 0
Ashley Gunter turned in a sterling performance, turning aside several shots on goal while playing behind a revamped defense, to lead the SMU women's soccer team to a 0-0 tie against visiting Baylor Saturday at Westcott Field. Gunter, the 2006 second-team All-America honoree who will be a senior in the fall, had two familiar faces - all-conference defender Carley Phillips and returning starter Katie Leonard - in front of her, but the unit also included Kim Peabody, a converted forward who moved back to a defensive midfield spot at the very end of the 2007 season, and former midfielder Kristin Medeiros. In their first game playing together, the quartet played well together, and impressed head coach Brent Erwin.  "Ashley (Gunter) was very impressive - she had a great game," Erwin said. "What made it even better was the fact that she was playing behind a new-look defense. Carley has always been solid back there, and Katie Leonard has become one of our best players. But Kim Peabody and Kristin Medeiros did a really nice job stepping in. They didn't look like it was their first time playing together as a group."  The SMU offense, meanwhile, met an equally stingy Baylor defense, getting scoring chances from Caitlin Carter and Krystal Bailey, who was granted an extra year of eligibility after missing much of last season with a shoulder injury.

SMU Announces Eight Signings
SMU women's soccer coach
Brent Erwin announced Wednesday the signing of eight players to national letters-of-intent.  Among the signees were Dylan Jordan, a player with National Team experience; Kaitlyn Eidson, a central midfielder on the Region 3 Olympic Development Team player; Logan May of Coppell, a North Texas ODP State Team member who is regarded as one of the top forwards in the Dallas area, and Carlin Gibbs, who is one of top defenders in Oklahoma.

A full list follows:
Dylan Jordan Midfielder 5-8
Clarksville, Tenn. (Clarksville HS)
Stones River Soccer Club
United States National Team Pool
Region 3 Olympic Developmental Pool (ODP) Team

Kaitlyn Edson Midfielder 5-9
Katy, Texas (Cinco Ranch HS)
Eclipse Soccer Club
Region 3 ODP Team

Katherine Cox Midfielder/defender 5-8
McKinney, Texas (Boyd HS)
D'Feeters Soccer Club

Carlin Gibbs Defender 5-9
Tulsa, Okla. (Booker T. Washington HS)
Edmond Soccer Club
Oklahoma ODP State Team and Regional Pool

Natalie Heintz Defender 5-7
Great Falls, Va. (Potomac School)
MPS Freedom Elite
Virginia ODP State Team
Region 1 ODP Team

Logan May Forward 5-10
Coppell, Texas (Coppell HS)
Sting Soccer Club

Alexandra Russell Defender 5-3
Birmingham, Ala. (Mountain Brook HS)
Birmingham United
Alabama ODP State Team

Sarah Catherine Ryan Forward 5-2
Memphis, Tenn. (Saint Agnes Academy)
Germantown Fury
Tennessee ODP State Team

"I am excited to have these fantastic young women join us at SMU," said Erwin. "We are committed to building something special for this wonderful University and in honor of the tradition of excellence SMU soccer has stood for over many years. I think many these young women have the opportunity to step in and contribute to our success right away and they will be an asset to SMU on and off the field. I look forward to getting them on campus to begin our work."

Label: SMU womens soccer, Carlin Gibbs, Dylan Jordan, Logan May
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