Women’s Soccer Welcomes 12 to the Hilltop

Women’s Soccer Welcomes 12 to the Hilltop

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern women's soccer team welcomed 12 new Panthers to the program this season. 


2017 Freshman Class



Sydney Barrow
5-6 • Fr. • Birmingham, Ala. / Indian Springs HS

Pre-BSC: Played club for the BUSA 98' Premier team ... played varsity soccer for Indian Springs School ... was co-captain senior year ... 2016 All Metro Team ... 2017 all-metro and all-state team ... 2017 Division B Player of the Year.



Nicole Bernal
5-9 • Fr. • Odenville, Ala. / John Carroll Catholic HS


Pre BSC: Played at Vestavia Hills Soccer Club from 2012-2015. Played with BUSA ECNL from 2016-2017 … in 2012-2013 Region III Premiere League -Central Champions, and in 2013-2014 Region III Premiere League -Central Champions … Alabama State Cup Champions in 2013, 2014, and 2015 … played all 4 years as a starter on John Carroll's Women's Varsity soccer team … all-metro team in 2014, 2015, 2017 … all-state team in 2014, 2015, 2017 … top Scorer as a freshman at John Carroll … 2014 5A State Champions … 2015 & 2016 6A State Champions. 


Abby Kay Choate
5-10 • Fr. • Tifton, Ga. / Tift County HS


Pre-BSC: Played club soccer with United Futbol Academy, South Georgia … captain in 2016 … advanced to Georgia State Cup Final Four (Spring 2016) … Region 3 Premier League First Division Champions (Fall 2016) … played varsity soccer for Tift County High School … currently holds school record for most goals scored in a single season … region champions freshman, sophomore and junior year … awarded first-team all-region, Best Forward Award and Offensive Player of the Year.


Amelia Dodds
5-6 • Fr. • Huntsville, Ala. / Saint John Paul II HS


Pre-BSC: Played club soccer for Huntsville Futbol Club … state champs and Regional finalist … played varsity soccer for St. John Paul II … state quarter finalist's junior year and state finalist's senior year … second-team all-state (2016).



Bailey Gardner
5-9 • Fr. • Mobile, Ala. / McGill-Toolen Catholic HS


Pre BSC: Played club soccer with the Gulf Coast Rangers … first-team all-state sophomore, junior, senior year … 2017 AHSSA 7A State Champions. 2017 Senior captain .. all-county team freshman, sophomore, junior, senior year … Battle of the Bay appearances freshman, sophomore, junior, senior year. 



Josy Gray
5-7 • Fr. • Indian Springs, Ala. / Indian Springs HS


Pre-BSC: Played Varsity for Indian Springs ... co-captain as a junior and senior ... all-state in 2015 ... all-state and all-metro 2016 and 2017.



Erin Huttula
5-6 • Fr. • Huntsville, Ala. / Huntsville HS


Pre BSC: Played 4 years for Huntsville High, and 3 years for Huntsville Futbol Club … during her time at Huntsville High they made it to the state finals in 2014 and final 4 in 2015.



Blakely Jones
5-7 • Fr. • Tuscaloosa, Ala. / Holy Spirit Catholic HS


Pre- BSC: Played club soccer with BUSA… Played Varsity soccer with Holy Spirit Catholic High School for six years… Alabama State Champion junior year… First Team All-State… Second team All-State… 2017 Senior Captain.



Lettie Lundy
5-4 • Fr. • Mt. Pleasant, S.C. / Wando HS


Pre BSC: Played club soccer with United Soccer Academy Mount Pleasant ... regional quarter finalists … played varsity soccer for Wando High School



Kendall Maynard
5-7 • Fr. • Birmingham, Ala. / Oak Mountain HS


Pre BSC: Played on Birmingham United 98 elite … played varsity for Oak Mountain High School … won the state championship and national championship freshman year … won the state championship sophomore year and was in the quarter finals senior year.



Lillie Sumrall
5-2 • Fr. • Longwood, Fla. / Lake Mary HS


Pre BSC: played club soccer for Orlando city ECNL composite, played varsity soccer for Lake Mary High School, Defensive Player of the year 2015



Katherine Tucker
5-4 • Fr. • Tuscaloosa, Ala. / Tuscaloosa Academy


Pre-BSC: Multi-sport athlete at Tuscaloosa Academy, participated in cheerleading, basketball, soccer, and track … eight-year cheerleader- Varsity captain …  four-time All-American … two-time state runner up … eight-year basketball player- Varsity Captain … two-year starter … one state championship … defensive MVP … Knight Award Winner … six-year track athlete-Captain … three-time state runner-up … one state championship … 4x200m State Champion … two-time 300m hurdle state runner-up … two-year soccer athlete …  two-year starter … two-time state runner-up … member of National Honor Society, Key Club, and Tuscaloosa Belles.