21 Heather Ferrari
21 Heather Ferrari
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Duluth, Ga.
Position: D
Last School: Greater Atlanta Christian School
Experience: 3L
Club Team: Tophat 14 Gold

Statistics: 20172016 | 2015 | 2014

As a senior (2017): Started all 18 matches, logging more than 1,280 minutes… Assisted on three goals, including two conference games… The primary orchestrator of corner kicks for the Bruins, taking 37 of the team’s 78… Compiled four shots on the season… Notched her first assist against Western Carolina (8.25)… Assisted on goals against OVC foes, Eastern Illinois (9.22) and UT Martin (10.6)… Played the full 90 minutes against Tennessee Tech (9.29) and Murray State (10.15)… Registered more than 70 minutes in eight contests.

As a junior (2016): Started all 19 matches in her junior campaign… Belmont’s primary corner kicker… Contributed to three scoring efforts put forth by the Bruins, registering the second most assists on the team… Clocked 1,381 minutes on the pitch, averaging 73 minutes per contest… Delivered eight shots and sent six on frame… Blasted a season high three shots at Middle Tennessee (9/4), getting all three on goal.

As a Sophomore (2015): Made appearances in all 11 contests, starting all but one ... Tied for first on the team in assists with a total of three ... Logged 75 or more minutes on the field 11 times ... Logged a season-high 98 minutes on the field in back-to-back contests (vs. Valparaiso, at Evansville) ... Recorded first shot of the season at Evansville (9/11) ... Recorded one shot at Morehead State (9/27) ... Tallied a pair of assists against Eastern Illinois (10/2) ... Picked up an assist versus Austin Peay (10/11) ... Earned OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction.

As a Freshman (2014): Made appearances in all 18 matches, earning six starts ... Logged 45 minutes or more on the field eight times ... Started first six matches of the year in the Bruin defensive line ... Tallied a season-best two shots versus Indiana State (8/29) ... Also played a season-high 85 minutes against the Sycamores ... Notched a shot on goal against SIUE (10/10) ... Recorded a shot at Tennessee Tech (10/17) ... Named to OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Credentials: Prepped at Greater Atlanta Christian School under coach Troy Bendickson ... As a senior, helped Greater Atlanta Christian School claim AA State Championship and back-to-back Region Championship titles ... Named to 2014 Class A-AAAAA All-County Soccer Team ... Served as team captain ... Three-time State ODP ... Region III ODP ... Played club for Tophat 14 Gold under coach Ryan Crabbe ... Tophat won back-to-back State Cup Championships (2012, 2013).

Personal: Interested in majoring in Nursing ... Hobbies include shopping, baking, and reading ... Lists greatest sports thrill as beating the previous state champion, Blessed Trinity, in the high school state championship at their home field to win the first-ever state championship for GAC.