Feb. 13, 2013
Defender, 5-7, Ooltewah, Tenn./Baylor School
Quoting Miller: “Marci is a smart and gifted athlete. She is a composed defender that has a huge competitive drive about her. She reads the game very well and has proven leadership qualities tha twill come in handy for us. We are expecting her to challenge for time at center back spot.”
High School: Will graduate in June, 2013 from The Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tenn., where she played four years of varsity soccer for coaches Jimmy Weekly and Curtis Blair…Two-time Tennessee Division II Class 2A All-State First Team selection (senior and sophomore seasons)…Selected All-State by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association…Guided Baylor to back-to-back state championships in 2010 and 2011…Led the Lady Raiders to an 11-4-3 record as a senior…Led team to the 2011 Tennessee Division II Class 2A state title, a No. 3 national ranking by ESPN and a 19-1-0 record during her junior season…Helped lead Baylor to the state title and a 17-0-2 record during her sophomore year…Helped guide her squad to a Division II Class 2A state runner-up finish and 17-1-1 record as a freshman…Played for the Olympic Development state team from 2009-11…Played for Nashville’s FC Alliance from 2010-13 where she was coached by Josh Gray…Helped lead FC Alliance to the 2011 Tennessee state title, the 2012 Region 3 Premier League Central championship and state finals appearance and 2013 Disney Showcase title…Four-year varsity basketball letterwinner…Two-year National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born Marci Michelle Carter on September 5, 1994…Daughter of Jack and Donna Carter…Has three older siblings: Brian, Jenny and Nathan…Brother Brian played soccer at Wofford College…Sister Jenny played soccer at Covenant College and was named a NSCAA First Team All-American in 2009…Hobbies and interests include reading, animals and rock climbing…Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity…Once attended a National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in Chicago in 2011…Plans to major in bioengineering and hopes to be an orthopedic surgeon one day.