2 Marcela Sanchez
2 Marcela Sanchez
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hendersonville, Tenn.
Position: D
Last School: Hendersonville HS
Experience: 3VL

Junior (2009): One of only five players to start and play in all 20 matches ... Went the distance in three of Belmont's double overtime decisions ... Recorded a season-high three shots, two of them on goal,at Tennessee Tech (9/11) ... Received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.

Sophomore (2008): Played in 22 matches, starting them all ... Second on the team in minutes played, logging 1,826 ... Tied for third on the team in assists (1) ... Recorded three shots in the annual Battle of the Boulevard at Lipscomb (9/23) ... Notched lone assist of the season versus Austin Peay (10/31) ... Scored a goal against Kennesaw State in Atlantic Sun Tournament.

Freshman (2007): Came off the bench in eight matches during the season ... Recorded first career goal in the Battle of the Boulevard against Lipscomb (10/31) ... Received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.

Credentials: Named to the 2006 and 2007 TACA, TSCA, and TSWA All-State teams ... Tabbed Mid-State Player of the Year by The Tennessean ... Named to the NSCAA/adidas All-Region IV South Team in 2006 ... Also tabbed All-County Player of the Year in 2006 ... Helped HHS to three state tournament appearances ... Played club for Brentwood Soccer.

Personal: Majoring in Exercise Science ... Born on October 2, 1988 in Hendersonville, Tennessee ... Daughter of Mauricio and Monica Sanchez ... Has one sister, Juliana ... Lists favorite athlete as Michael Jordan ... Favorite singers are Gary Allen, Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw and Brooks & Dunn ... Also played basketball at HHS.