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Simone Wark

  • position Forward
  • height 5-9
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Whitby, Ontario, Canada
  • High school Bill Crothers Secondary
  • position Forward
  • height 5-9
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Whitby, Ontario, Canada
  • High school Bill Crothers Secondary

Simone Wark Bio

AWARDS:
Senior season (2018)
· SEC All-Tournament Team

Junior season (2017)
· SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sophomore season (2016)
· SEC Academic Honor Roll

Freshman season (2015)

· SEC Freshman of the Week (Week 5)

2018: Started in 14 of the 21 matches for Carolina… Scored one goal and added four assists during the season… Scored insurance goal against Auburn (9/28) in a 3-0 win… Made first career start against Fordham (8/17)… Made first career SEC start against Tennessee (9/16)… Assisted on goals against College of Charleston (8/19), Tennessee, Texas A&M (10/30) and UNCG (11/9)… Played in a season-high 68 minutes against UNCG… Registered three shots three different times during the season… Was named to 2018 SEC All-Tournament Team… A member of South Carolina’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee… Was selected as a finalist to represent the SEC on the NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2017: Did not make an appearance.

2016: Saw time in 20 of Carolina’s 24 matches…totaled four points on two goals…netted the game-winner in the 83rd minute at UCF (8/28) and found the back of the net two matches later at home against Charlotte (9/5)…set up the overtime game-winner against No. 17 Florida (10/16), giving Carolina a penalty kick in the 103rd minute after she was taken down the box running down a pass…played a season-high 60 minutes in the Gamecocks’ 2-1 win over No. 6 Clemson (9/3) and appeared in three of Carolina’s four NCAA Tournament matches…ended the season with six shots on frame.

2015: Played in 19 of 20 matches…led all freshmen with eight points on three goals and two assists… her three goals were tied for the third-highest mark on the team…scored the game-winner on the road against Missouri (9/20), tallying an unassisted goal in the 37th minute…also notched goals at Arkansas (10/2) and in the SEC Quarterfinals against No. 19 Auburn (11/4)…recorded 24 shots and seven shots on goal.

PRE-COLLEGE: 2014 Toronto Lady Lynx W-League team member, 2014 Team Ontario Rex Program team member, 2014 member of U20 Jamaican National Team for CONCACAF…2013 member of Team Ontario U18 Canada Games Team, taking bronze…2013 member of Team Ontario U16 National Champions, and was awarded the Golden Boot and named MVP for the Ontario Cup Finalist game…2010-14 Team Ontario member, taking the national championship from 2010-13…Playing for Dave Benning and the Glen Shields FC, won the 2013 League Cup Championship and was a U16 Ontario Cup finalist…2014 Brams United Bandits OYSL U17 highest goal scoring percentage…2013 OYSL U17 leading goal scorer…played two seasons of soccer at Bill Crothers Secondary for Allison Fox, winning the 2014 OFSAA Provincial championship…was a star on the track, taking bronze in the YRAA 100m dash, silver in the YRAA 200m dash and gold in the YRAA 4x100m relay in 2014…was a 2013 OFSAA 4x100m silver medalist.

PERSONAL: Born April 24, 1997, Simone is the daughter of Derek and Sophia Wark…has logged volunteer hours with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and Racing Against Drugs…also lettered in volleyball and basketball in addition to soccer and track & field…intends to major in exercise science…also enjoys movies with friends, swimming, pilates, yoga and reading.

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