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Claire Oates
Claire Oates

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Woodrow Wilson Classic

Height:
6-0

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
FR-HS


11/06/2014

Oates Named Conference Rookie Of The Year

Midfielder Also Lands On All-Rookie Team, All-Conference Second Team

09/29/2014

Oates Earns Pair Of Weekly Honors

Freshman Records All Three Goals In 3-2 Win At Houston

09/25/2014

Oates' Hat Trick Powers SMU Past Houston, 3-2

Mustangs Record Victory In Conference Opener

09/07/2014

SMU Comes From Behind To Top UTSA, 2-1

Jacobs, Oates Tally Goals For The Mustangs

08/31/2014

SMU Edged By Missouri, 3-1

Freshman Claire Oates Tallies First Career Goal

Claire Oates, 2014

2014 (Fr.): Started all 21 games... Her 1,816 minutes played ranked second on the team... Led the Mustangs in goals (6) and points (13)... Scored her first career goal against Missouri (Aug. 31)... Tallied the game-winning goal and an assist against UTSA (Sept. 7)... Recorded a hat trick in the team's 3-2 victory at Houston (Sept. 27)... Scored a goal against Memphis (Oct. 26)... Led the team in shots (34) and shots on goal (16)... HONORS: American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year... American Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team... Second Team All-Conference (The American & CollegeSportsMadness.com)...CollegeSportsMadness.com AAC Player of the Week (Sept. 30)... American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week (Sept. 29)... American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (Sept. 1).

Prep:
Oates played club soccer for Slammers FC ECNL in Newport Beach, Calif... Served as captain in 2013 and 2014 and helped lead Slammers FC to an ECNL U16 National Championship and club championship in 2012... In 2011, her team won the Region IV Championships and was a finalist for the 2010 Nike Manchester Cup in Portland, Ore... Slammers FC also won the U15 Regional Championship in 2011... Also played high school soccer at Woodrow Wilson Classic High School where she earned numerous honors in 2013, including NSCAA/Adidas All-Region, All-CIF first team, All-Moore League first team, team Offensive MVP and Excalibur All-Tournament team recognition... In 2012, she earned first team All-Moore league honors... Graduated as a four-year distinguished scholar with a 4.24 GPA.

Goals:
10/26/14 vs Memphis (84')
9/27/14 at Houston (2', 10', 11')
9/7/14 vs UTSA (68')
8/31/14 vs Missouri (42')

Honors:
2014 AAC Rookie of the Year
2014 AAC All-Rookie Team
2014 Second Team All-AAC (The American & CollegeSportsMadness.com)

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