UTC's Kyzer Signs Two Prep Standouts

Thursday, April 10, 2014

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s soccer head coach J.D. Kyzer announced the addition of Emily Moseley and Elena Sanchez to the 2014 roster.

Sanchez, of Homestead, Fla., attends South Dade Senior High School. She served as the team captain her senior year. She helped lead the Buccaneers to the 2012 16-5A District title. This season they were the District Runners-Up and in 2013 won the GMAC title.

As a member of Pinecrest Premier Club Team, Sanchez helped lead the team to the 2012 Disney Championship.

She is the daughter of Susan and Francisco Sanchez and is the middle of three children. Elena plans to major in Physical Therapy.

Moseley, of Nashville, attends Father Ryan High School. As a senior she served as team captain and was named the team MVP. She was selected All-State by the Tennessee Sports Writer’s Association (TSWA) and the Tennessee Coaches Association. Other accolades from her senior season include All-Region honors as well as being named All-Mid-State. As a junior, she received the Coaches Award and was selected to play in the 2013 Tennessee All-Star Game.

In 2012, she helped the Fighting Irish to the Division II State title. In 2013, Father Ryan won the Region title and was State Runner-Up. She played club ball for the TSC 14.

At Father Ryan she was named to the National Honors Society as well as the Father Black Honor Society. She was a member of the girl’s basketball team as well as the track team. She participated in the Youth Leadership Workshop, was a Student Ambassador, a member of the Spanish Club, Model UN, participated in the Relay for Life and was a Leader for the SEARCH program.

She is the daughter of Kathy and Glen Moseley. Her father played football for the University of the South from 1985-87 and holds the school record for most tackles while her mother was a member of the Tiger’s women’s soccer team from 1984-87. Emily’s older brother Cole (20) attends American University in Washington D.C. where he is a member of the wrestling team.

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