UTC Soccer Team Nets Three On Signing Day

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga head coach J.D. Kyzer netted four signees for the 2014 women’s soccer season. Abby Linder, Brandy Herrera, Hannah Dunn and McKenzie Gregg submitted their NLI’s to Chattanooga on the first day of National Signing Day.



Center Midfielder

Member of the Tennessee ODP State Team (2008-09; 20010-11: Regional Camp; 2011-12)


Germantown High School – Germantown, Tenn.

- Four-year letterwinner

- Four-year Shelby County “Best of Preps” selection

- Three-time Tennessee All-Star Team selection

- Coaches’ Award recipient as a senior

- Three-time Offensive MVP

- Scored 35 goals and recorded 32 assists

- Led the team in scoring for three years and led in assists all four years


Mid South Futbol Club

- Seven-year starter – member for nine years

- Served as team captain for three years

- State semifinalist in 2010, 2011, 2012

- Team won a seven-day tournament in Agropoli, Italy in Spring 2010

- Member of the MFC ’93 team that played in the US Club Soccer Regionals in Dallas in 2009 and 2010


Collierville Soccer Club (Lobos)

- Centermid for two years

- State semifinalist tournament

- Started 525 of 527 games

- Scored 198 goals

- Made 30-of-33 penalty kicks






Cookeville High School – Cookeville, Tenn.

- Helped team to the 2010, 2011 and 2013 District 6-AAA title

- Team claimed the Region 3-AAA title in 2013

- Led team to its first-ever state tournament appearance and school-record for wins (18)

- Team recorded 17 straight games without a loss

- Four-year letterwinner

- Named District 6-AAA Defensive MVP as a senior

- Selected First Team All-District and All-Region

- Named team MVP as a senior

- Recorded 10 shutouts and over 100 saves as a senior and allowed less than one goal per game


Brentwood Soccer Club ’96 Elite

- Midsouth FC Spring Challenge Champions (2011)

- Memphis Champions Cup (2012)


Also played for the Tennessee United Soccer Club ’96 Red (2012-2013) and Tennessee Soccer Club 2014 Premier (2013-2014)




Tennessee ODP (2009-12)

ODP Regional Pool (2012)


Cocke County High School – Newport, Tenn.

- Helped lead team to the 2010 District title and 2011 District Runner Up

- Named Freshman of the Year in 2010

- 2010 District MVP

- School-record 34 goals scored in 2010 followed with 32 in 2011

- Two-time All-District First Team

- Two-time All-Tournament selection


Lakeway Liberty – Club Team

- Leading scorer and MVP (2006-07)


Knoxville Soccer Academy

- Made Super 20 Semi-Pro team (2011-2013)

- Super Y U-18 USL league (2013)

- Led team to National Championships in 2013 with team-high goals and assists


FC Alliance ’96 Black Premier League

- Helped team to the Disney Showcase title in 2011

- Led team to State championship D-1 in 2011 and 2012

- Helped team to the D1 Region quarterfinals

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