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#23 Gracie Campbell
Position: Defender
Height: 5'6"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Denham Springs, La.
High School: Homeschooled
Major: Kinesiology
Born: 03/02/1994
Gracie Campbell Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/07/2013

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Made 20 appearances with 13 starts in her debut season with the Tigers in 2013 … Saw action as a defensive midfielder, central defender and left back during the 2013 season … Helped lead a defensive unit that finished the season with a 1.49 goals against average while conceding 31 goals to LSU’s opponents during the 2013 season … Featured in each of LSU’s six shutouts on the season … Cracked the starting 11 in a trio of 1-0 shutouts against Missouri at home, Rice on the road and 13th-ranked Southern California on a neutral field at the Minnesota Gold Classic … Also came off the bench to help the Tigers post three-straight clean sheets against Louisiana Tech (1-0), Louisiana-Monroe (6-0) and TCU (0-0) at home to open the season … Assisted a goal for the first time in her collegiate career in LSU’s 2-1 overtime win at Vanderbilt in the team’s SEC opener on Sept. 21 … Assisted Heather Magee’s goal on a corner kick in the 27th minute to open the up scoring against the Commodores … Did not attempt a shot on the season while taking on a more defensive role … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
A standout club player in the state of Louisiana during her prep career … Played for such club programs as the Baton Rouge Soccer Club from 2005-10, Chicago Fire Juniors of Mississippi in 2011 and Mandeville Soccer Club in 2012 … Coached at BRSC by Gary Buete, Willie Davis and Marvin Smith … Helped guide BRSC to Louisiana club state championships in her age group in 2005 and 2006 and state runner-up finishes in 2008 and 2009 … Member of the Chicago Fire Juniors of Mississippi squad under the direction of Kenny White that won the Mississippi club state championship in her age group in 2011 … Wrapped up her club career by guiding MSC under the direction of Javier Airado to the Louisiana club state title in her age group in 2012 … While homeschooled, played high school soccer as a member of the Christian School Athletic Association League in Baton Rouge … A first-team all-state selection in 2011 and 2012 … Named the Most Valuable Player of her high school team and homeschool league as a senior in 2012 … A member of the Louisiana State Olympic Development Program system in 2006.

PERSONAL
Full name is Gracie Nicole Campbell … Born on March 2, 1994 … Parents are Eric and Patti Campbell … Has three brothers named Andrew, Timothy and Nicholas … Also has two sisters named Callie and Sarah … Both parents attended LSU … Brother, Andrew, is also currently enrolled as a student at LSU … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.

 

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