McCormick, McCalla Deliver Big For Rebels Against Crimson Tide
2012: Played in 22 matches, starting 14 of them ... Played 1,066 minutes on the year, the most of any Rebel newcomer not on the backline ... Tallied five points on the season with one goal and three assists ... Scored her first collegiate goal at No. 15 Missouri (9/21) ... Tallied her first assist at Troy (8/22) ... Delivered the assist on the game-winner against UALR (8/31) and also delivered an assist against Arkansas (9/14) ... Took 16 shots on the year with seven on goal ...Took a season-high three shots in matches at No. 15 Missouri (9/21) and at Alabama (9/23) ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended St. Anges Acadmey in Memphis, Tenn. ... ESPN Rise Top Girls' Soccer Player List (2009-10) ... NSCAA All-South Team (2011)...Gatorade Player of the Year Nominee (2009, 2011) ... Tennessee High School Coaches Association All-State Team (2009-11) ... St. Agnes High School Team Offensive Player of the Year (2008-10) ... Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps All-Metro Soccer Team (2008-11) ... Tennessee Sports Writer's Association All-State Girls Soccer Team (2009-11) ... Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps Finalist (2009-11) ... Tennessee Division II/West Region All-Tournament Team (2008-11) ... Tennessee DII/AA State Finalists (2010, 2011) ... Tennessee DII/AA West Region Champions (2009-11) ... Also ran track ... St. Agnes Academy record holder in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay and 4x200m relay ... Commercial Appeal's Best of the Preps All-Metro Track Team (2009) ... National Honor Society (2011-12) ... National English Honor Society (2010-11) ... National Latin Honor Society (2010-11) ... Dean's List Magna Cum Laude (2008-10) ... Dean's List Summa Cum Laude (2010-2011) ...Volunteered with the Salvation Army, St. Ann Special Olympics, TOP Soccer, St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen, Mann House, Lisa Lass Annual 5K Race and Fayette Cares.
CLUB: Played club for the Collierville Lady Lobos ... Tennessee State Finalists (2010, 2011) ... Region III Premier League Champions.
PERSONAL: Born December 30, 1993 ... Daughter of Ray and Kathy Bunker ... Played soccer in Italy in 2008 with the Mid-South Futbol Club.
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