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15   Georgie Highton
Georgie Highton

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Darien, Conn.

High School:
Darien

Last College:
Virginia Tech

Height:
5-6

Position:
M


09/26/2013

WSOC VS. BRYANT

Photos by Thom Kendall '93

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2013: Game-By-Game Stats
Played in eight games as a reserve and saw 95 minutes of play ... Saw time in the Minutewomen's 2-0 shutout victory over St. Bonaventure (11/2) ... Had two shots on the year, including one in the 2-1 victory at Saint Joseph's (9/29) ... Made UMass debut at #20 Texas A&M (9/13), playing six minutes as a reserve.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Missed entire season due to injury and was awarded a medical redshirt.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011 (at Virginia Tech): Saw action in four games ... Made first collegiate appearance against UNC Greensboro ... Took one shot on frame against Elon.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-year starter at Darien High School ... Named team captain in 2009 ... Helped team to state quarterfinals in 2009 and 2010 ... Named team MVP as a senior ... Earned All-FCIAC and All-State honors as a senior ... Was selected as the MVP for the CT Senior Sun Bowl Game in 2010 ... Led squad to an exciting 3-2 victory against the top placed team in the regular season FCIAC by setting up all three goals to reach the semi-finals ... Highest goal scorer as a junior ... A four-year member of the Eastern FC club team ... Selected team captain all four years ... Named player's MVP in 2010 ... Disney College Showcase Finalists in 2011 ... Helped her team win the North East Regional League Division Championship in 2010 ... A key player for CT u17 ODP team that reached the Region 1 Finals and one of only four players from Connecticut selected for u17 Region 1 squad ... Started playing soccer in England for the Harvesters FC and Watford FC Academy.

PERSONAL: Born July 28, 1993, in Welwyn Garden City, England ... Daughter of Mark and Catherine Highton ... Has three siblings, Ben, Gabrielle and Francesca ... Father, Mark, played rugby at Liverpool University ... Plans to major in Sport Management.

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Oct 3
    vs George Mason 4:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Oct 5
    vs Saint Joseph's 1:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Oct 11
    at George Washington 1:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 18
    at Rhode Island 7:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 24
    vs St. Bonaventure 3:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Oct 26
    vs Duquesne 1:00 PM gametracker
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