19 Cortney Sanders
19 Cortney Sanders
Height: 5-2
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bentonville, Ark.
High School: Bentonville HS
Position: Forward/Defender

In 2011: Started in 15 matches for Southern and saw action in 18 of the 20 matches her junior year...scored one goal, a game winner and a first goal, in a 2-0 victory as the Lions defeated Washburn for the second time in Topeka, Kan. in the last two years.

In 2010: Played in and started all 18 matches for the Green & Gold...recorded her second career goal at Nebraska-Omaha on Oct. 28...Courtney recorded 14 shots on goal out of 25 total shots taken.

In 2009: Appeared in all 20 matches, with 17 starts ...  scored one goal ... eight of 13 shot attempts were on-goal.

In high school: Contributed to a pair of state championships for the Bentonville Tigers and a 2008 conference title ... was named the HS State Tourney MVP and the Conference Offensive Player of the Year in 2009 ... was also selected as the VYPE, Morning News and NSCAA Player of the Year and the NSCAA Player of the Year in Arkansas for the 2008 season ... a two-time all-state selection, she also currently holds the school single-season record for goals scored (32).

Personal: A nursing major ... born August 10, 1990 in Hillsboro, Ill. ... daughter of Jerry and Shelly Sanders.