Women's Soccer



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Claire Oates
Claire  Oates

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Woodrow Wilson Classic

Height:
6-0

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
SO-1L


04/25/2015

Mustangs Roll Past Abilene Christian 5-0 In Spring Finale

SMU ends spring with 4-1 record

04/01/2015

SMU Shuts Out TWU, 3-0

Lonsberry Nets Two Goals In The Victory

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

HONORS
2015 Second Team All-AAC
2014 AAC Rookie of the Year
2014 AAC All-Rookie Team
2014 Second Team All-AAC

CAREER STATS
Games/Starts:
39/39
Goals:
10 (season-high: 6, 2014)
Assists:
2 (season-high: 1, 2014)

GOALS
10/22/2015 at Temple (45')
9/13/2015 vs Northwestern State (23')
8/30/2015 vs Texas Southern (41')
8/23/2015 at Missouri (51')
10/26/2014 vs Memphis (84')
9/27/2014 at Houston (2', 10', 11')
9/7/2014 vs UTSA (68')
8/31/2014 vs Missouri (42')

2015 (So.):
Started 18 games this season...Scored four goals and tallied one assist...Had two game-winning goals...Headed in the tying goal in a 1-1 draw at Missouri (Aug. 23)...Scored against Texas Southern (Aug. 30), Northwestern State (Sept. 13) and at Temple (Oct. 22)...Oates notched her second career assist in a 1-1 draw at Rice (Sept. 3)...Second on the team in minutes played with 1,631...Was second on the team in shots (30) and shots on goal (11).

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).

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.

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