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Christine Watts

  • position Defender/Midfield
  • height 5-6
  • class Redshirt Senior
  • Hometown Duluth, Ga.
  • High school Peachtree Ridge
  • position Defender/Midfield
  • height 5-6
  • class Redshirt Senior
  • Hometown Duluth, Ga.
  • High school Peachtree Ridge

Christine Watts Bio

2013: Stated all 23 matches at right back … Played 1,461 minutes … Assisted on game’s opening goal at No. 8 Florida … Part of defense that ranked 15th nationally in goals against average (0.59) and 25th in shutout percentage (.522) … Tied for the second-most shutouts in a season in program history with 12 … Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2011 (Georgia Southern): Played all 20 matches with 19 starts at midfield as the Eagles went 7-11-2 on the season … Did not register a point.

2010: Started all 25 matches at right back … Scored one goal and six assists for eight points … Averaged 89 minutes per match for the SEC Tournament champions … Hit game-winning goal in 7-0 win against Mississippi State (10/3) … Also registered two assists against the Bulldogs for a career-best four-point game … Also rgistered assists against Arizona State (9/5), Furman (9/12) and twice against Kentucky (9/26) … Finished with two game-winning assists.

2009: Played in all 25 games as the team[apos]s top reserve … Scored one goal with two assists for four points … Earned first career points with a goal against Louisville (9/4) … Earned a game-winning assist in the NCAA Second Round match against Rutgers (11/15) … Had an assist against Clemson (9/11) … Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

PRE-COLLEGE: Four-time All-Region selection (2006-09) … Two-time All-County (2007, 2009) … Two-time Georgia ‘Super Six’ selection (2007, 2009) … 2009 Gwinnett County ‘Super Six’ featured player … Georgia high school 5A soccer points leader in 2007 … Two-time First Team All-Star (2006, 2008) … Leading goal scorer for Peachtree Ridge High School … Four-time high school scholar athlete (2006-09) … Seven-year member of Georgia ODP team (2001-07) … Region III Camp (2004-07) … Two-time participant at Super Y ODP National Camp (2005-06) … Played for Atlanta Fire club team … Club team captain since U-12 … Club team was state cup finalist in 2006 … Three-time Super Y South Atlantic Champions (2004-06) … Played in State Cup Final Four for eight consecutive years (2002-09).

PERSONAL: Full name is Christine Marie Watts … Majoring in exercise science … Chose USC over Georgia, Virginia, Tennessee, Clemson and Ole Miss … Born September 6, 1990 … Has three sisters and one brother … Father played football at Tennessee from 1977-79 … Mother was a gymnast at Georgia … sister (Amanda) played soccer at Tennessee and Carson-Newman … Parents are John and Barbara Watts.

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