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Savannah McCaskill

  • position Midfielder
  • height 5-4
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Chapin, S.C.
  • High school Irmo
  • position Midfielder
  • height 5-4
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Chapin, S.C.
  • High school Irmo

Savannah McCaskill Bio

Senior season (2017)
· MAC Hermann Trophy Finalist
· SEC Offensive Player of the Year
· United Soccer Coaches All-America First Team
· All-SEC First Team
· United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region First Team
· Senior CLASS Finalist
· Women’s Soccer Honda Sport Award Nominee
· SEC Preseason Watch List
· SEC Academic Honor Roll

Junior season (2016)
· MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist
· NSCAA All-America First Team
· SEC Offensive Player of the Year
· All-SEC First Team
· NSCAA All-South Region First Team
· Women’s Soccer Honda Sport Award Nominee
· NCAA Soccer Women’s Player of the Week (Week 3)
· SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 3)
· SEC Preseason Watch List
· SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sophomore season (2015)
· NSCAA All-America Third Team
· NSCAA All-South Region First Team
· All-SEC First Team
· SEC Preseason Watch List
· Voted Offensive Player of the Year by teammates and coaches
· TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week honorable mention (Oct. 13)
· SEC Academic Honor Roll

Freshman season (2014)
· SEC Freshman of the Year
· SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
· All-SEC Second Team
· Freshman All-SEC
· SEC Freshman of the Week (Week 4, Week 9)
· TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week honorable mention (Oct. 21)
· CS360 Primetime Performer Honor Roll (Week 9)

· 1st — Career game-winning goals (17)
· 1st — Career shots (326)
· 1st — Career shots on goal (140)
· 1st — Career game-winning assists (12)
· 2nd — Career assists (34)
· 3rd — Career points (114)
· 3rd — Career goals (40)
· 1st — Single-season points (45, 2016)
· 1st — Single-season goals (17, 2016)
· 1st — Single-season game-winning goals (10, 2016)
· 1st — Single-season shots (122, 2016)
· 1st — Single-season shots on goal (51, 2016)
· 2nd — Single-season game-winning assists (5)
· 2nd — Single-season shots (91, 2017)
· 3rd — Single-season assists (11, 2016)
· 4th — Single-season game-winning goals (5, 2017)
· 4th — Single-season shots on goal (34, 2017)
· 5th — Single-season game-winning assists (3)
· 7th — Single-season points (29, 2015)
· 9th — Single-season assists (9, 2017)
· 9th — Single-season assists (9, 2015)
· 9th — Single-season shots (60, 2014)
· 9th — Single-season goals (10, 2015)
· 10th — Single-season shots on goal (28, 2015)
· 10th — Single-season points (25, 2017)
· Senior record for shots (91)
· Shares senior record for game-winning assists (5)
· Junior record for points (45)
· Junior record for goals (17)
· Junior record for assists (11)
· Junior record for shots (122)
· Junior record for shots on goal (51)
· Sophomore record for assists (9)
· Shares sophomore record for game-winning assists (3)
· Shares sophomore record for shots on goal (28)
· Shares freshman record for matches played (25)
· Shares freshman record for matches started (25)

2017: Started all 23 matches for Carolina, leading the team in points (25), assists (9) and goals (8)…netted five game-winners to pace the Gamecocks and rank second in the SEC in the statistical category…her career high nine assists led the conference, and she ranked seventh among SEC players in points per game (1.09)…totaled the second-most shots per match (3.96) in the conference…three of her five game-winners came in league play, and she also netted the decisive goal in Carolina’s 1-0 win over Santa Clara (11/19) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament…boasted a multi-goal game against Wake Forest (8/24)…set up Carolina’s late game-winner at No. 17 Florida (10/26) that handed the Gamecocks the 2017 SEC Regular-Season Title…also registered the game-winning assist against UCF (8/18), Notre Dame (9/1), No. 4 Clemson (9/8) and No. 18 Ole Miss (9/29)…her assist against the Tigers gave her 100 points for her career, making her the third player in school history to accomplish the feat…finished the year with team highs in shots (91) and shots on goal (34).

2016: Boasted one of the finest seasons in program history, setting single-year school records for points (45) and goals (17)…ranked second in Division I with an SEC-leading and program record 10 game-winners…her five game-winners in SEC play topped all players, and her eight goals and 21 points in conference action also ranked in the top three…was third nationally in points and sixth in goals, pacing the conference in both categories…her 1.88 points per match stood as the 13th best mark in Division I, and she ranked 20th nationally with 0.71 goals per game…tied for the team lead with a career-high 11 assists, the third most in one year by a Gamecock…became the sixth Gamecock and the first one since 2010 to record a hat trick after netting three goals against Tulsa (8/21)…logged five multi-goal matches on the year, including two-goal performances in Carolina’s wins over No. 6 Clemson (9/3) and Tennessee (10/23)…her pair of second-half goals against the Volunteers secured the SEC Regular-Season Title for the Gamecocks…netted two scores in the second half against Texas A&M (11/2) to lift Carolina into the SEC Semifinals…notched the game-winning tally in the NCAA Tournament Opening Round against Alabama State (11/11) and finished the match with five points after adding a career-high three assists…the five points against the Hornets were the most in an NCAA Tournament match in program history…posted multi-assist performances against NC State (8/25) and Kentucky (9/25)…her 122 shots and 51 shots on frame were also single-season program records.

2015: Started all 20 matches and led the Gamecocks in points (29) and goals (10)…ranked second on the team in assists (9) and first in shots on goal (28)…her 1.45 points per game were good for the third-best mark in the SEC and ranked 56th nationally… also ranked in the top five in the SEC in points, total assists and assists per game (0.45)…recorded a career-high five points against Kennesaw State (9/14) after notching two goals and an assist…became the third Gamecock to record double-digit goal totals over the last five years after netting her final goal of the season against No. 8 Florida (10/22)…scored the game-winning goal against No. 8 Auburn (10/8)…assisted on both of South Carolina’s goals in the SEC Quarterfinals against Auburn (11/4).

2014: Started all 25 games of her freshman season, playing 1,782 minutes in the attack…tied for the team lead with 15 points, netting five goals and dishing five assists…recorded a shot in every game, putting 27 of her 60 on frame…put all three of her shots on goal in a 2-0 win in the home opener vs. Samford (8/24)…scored her first collegiate point with an assist on a Sophie Groff goal vs. Milwaukee (8/31)…posted an assist in back-to-back games, first on game-winner in a 2-0 result vs. High Point (9/7), then on the final goal of a 3-0 win at USF (9/12)…finally broke through with her first collegiate goal against Florida Gulf Coast (9/14)…scored again in a 1-1 tie at Alabama (10/3) for her first SEC strike…had a stellar night against No. 5 Florida (10/16), scoring two goals against the Gators, the first coming in the 34th minute and the second in the 89th minute on a bouncing header off a corner kick service from Chelsea Drennan that proved to be the game-winner…the performance garnered conference and national attention and was one of three two-goal performances by a Gamecock in 2014…fired a season high seven shots at Vanderbilt (10/24), but could not connect…earned an assist on Raina Johnson’s goal in the 29th minute against the Commodores…posted a goal and an assist in a 3-0 win over Mississippi State (10/30), also put three of her five shots on frame vs. the Bulldogs…played a season high 108 minutes against No. 7 Texas A&M (11/7) in the SEC Tournament semifinals…recorded a shot in all four NCAA Tournament contests.

PRE-COLLEGE: A four-star prospect, ranked No. 51 nationally by Top Drawer Soccer … Tabbed as the No. 5 overall player in the South Atlantic region and No. 17 midfielder nationally by Top Drawer Soccer … Named MVP of the U16 Region III Championship Team … Named to Top 11 U16 players at nationals … 2012 San Antonio All-Event Team … 2012 and 2013 ECNL Southeastern PDP … Team captain for CESA 95 ECNL … Totaled nine goals and seven assists during U18 season … Member of South Carolina ODP team from 2008-2012 … Member of Region III ODP team from 2010-2013 … Attended 2013 ECNL National ID Camp … Two-time All-State selection at Irmo … Named Region IV 4A in 2012 and 2013 … Won Irmo Golden Boot Award in 2012 with 33 goals … Named Irmo High Offensive Player of the Year and to All-Region team in 2011.

PERSONAL: Savannah Elizabeth McCaskill … Born July 31, 1996 … Daughter of Tina and Greg McCaskill … Plans on majoring in exercise science … Hobbies include water sports (skiing and wake surfing).