Baylor head soccer coach Marci Jobson announced the signing of nine student-athletes, seven from the state of Texas, to join the Bears' soccer program.
"We are very excited about the potential of this class," Jobson said. "We targeted all areas of the field, and I think these are all kids that fit what we are looking for both athletically and academically."
The nine student-athletes will look to help the Bears build on one of their most successful seasons in program history, which saw BU finish 15-4-3 and win its first NCAA Tournament game in history.
Audrey Brook (MF, Houston Express, Houston, Texas) Three-year letterwinner at Memorial HS ... Helped the Mustangs to 2011 area championship and regional quarterfinals ... Tallied five goals and four assists in 2011 ... Lettered three years in cross country and track and field ... Named all-district in 2008-10 in cross country ... Plays club for Houston Express ... Team won 2010 and 2011 Texas State Cup ... 2011 US Regional semifinalist ... Brother, Hunter runs track at Baylor and is school's record holder in the indoor Heptathlon ... Parents are Victor and Kathy Brook.
Bri Campos (F, Colorado Rush, Centennial, Colo.) Four-year member of Colorado Olympic Development state team ... Two-year member of Region IV ODP pool ... Club team, Colorado Rush won four-straight state cup titles from 2007-10 ... Won 2010 Region IV title and placed third at Nationals ... Three-year winner of State Cup Golden Boot award ... Sister, Larissa, is a member of Baylor soccer team ... Parents are Louie and Celina Campos.
Katie Daigle (D, D'Feeters, Lewisville, Texas) Four-year letterwinner at Lewisville HS ... Team captain each of last two years ... Has 30 goals and 15 assists during high school career ... Led the team in scoring her first three seasons ... 2011 District 6-5A offensive player of the year ... 2010, 2011 team offensive MVP ... Four-time all-district ... Member of the Dallas Texans club team from 2005-11 ... Helped team to three-straight North Texas state cup and regional championships (2005-07) ... Joined D'Feeters in the summer of 2011, scoring four goals and adding one assist ... Parents are Thad and Allison Daigle.
Jordan Hatler (F, Challenge, Katy, Texas) Three-year letterwinner at Cinco Ranch HS where the team has been to the regional quarterfinals each of the last three seasons ... During her career, she has been named first-team all-state, first-team all-region, first-team all-district and CRHS Offensive MVP ... Plays club for Challenge 94 ... Helped guide team to three state titles (2008, 2009, 2011) ... Was identified for both the 2010 and 2011 Olympic Development regional and national team pool ... Parents are Keith and Karen Hatler.
Ashleigh James (MF, Challenge 94, Spring, Texas) Played for Klein Collins HS for two season before focusing on club ... Scored 50 goals and added 22 assists in two-year career ... Plays club for Challenge 94 ... Club team has won four state titles (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010) ... Helped lead team to Region III semifinals in 2009 and quarterfinals in 2011 ... Parents are Gregg and Karen James.
McKenna Martin (D, D'Feeters, Abilene, Texas) Lettered one year (2009) at Tabb HS in Yorktown, Va. before transferring to Wylie HS (2010-12) ... Named team MVP and defender of the year at Tabb ... 2010-11 first-team all-district ... 2011 all-district co-MVP ... Led Wylie to a 2011 first place finish in district ... Led the team with 24 goals during junior season (2011) ... Named captain for 2012 season ... Played club for Virginia Rush Nike Soccer Club from 2005-09 where she was named to the Southeast Virginia Olympic Development Team from 2007-09 ... Currently a member of D'Feeters Soccer Club ... Parents are Lt. Col. Devin Martin and Kymberly Martin.
Anjadai Seals (D, Solar Soccer Club, Hurst, Texas) Lettered two years at L.D. Bell HS ... Guided Bell to a 2009 third-place district finish ... Two-time first-team all-district (2009, 2011) ... Named team's 2009 newcomer of the year ... Led the team in scoring in 2009 (15) and 2011 (21) ... Named 2011 district 5-5A offensive player of the year ... Lettered two years in track ... Member of Solar Soccer Club ... Two-time Disney Showcase champions (2008-09) ... Team won national championship in 2010 ... Mother is Lisa Seals.
Meredith Stark (GK, KCFC Alliance, Lee's Summit, Mo.) Three-year letterwinner at Lee's Summit North HS ... Helped guide the squad to a runner-up finish at 2009 5A state championship ... Club team KCFC Alliance has won the Kansas State Cup each of the last two seasons (2010, 2011) ... 2009 club team won the Missouri State Cup in 2009 where she was named MVP ... Has lettered in track the last two seasons, winning the conference title in high jump in 2010 and becoming state champion in 2011 ... She is a cousin of legendary country singer George Strait ... Parents are Corey and Marji Stark.
Hadley Young (F, 94 Lonestar, Belton, Texas) Three-year letterwinner at Belton HS where team where it has compiled a record of 66-10-6 ... Helped guide BHS to three-straight district titles ... Has totaled 78 goals and 10 assists in three seasons, including 41 in 2011 ... 2011 Central Texas Player of the Year ... 2011 ESPN Rise Texas all-star ... 2011 all-area MVP ... 2011 District 12-5A offensive MVP ... 2010, 2011 SuperCentex first-team ... 2011 second-team all-region ... 2010 first-team all-district ... 2010 first-team all-area ... 2009 honorable mention all-district ... Plays club for 94 Lonestar where she led the team in scoring in 2011 ... Parents are Keith and Barbara Young.