Awards/Honors 2013:NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll 2013 Field Hockey Appeared in seven games for the Bears ... Recorded two shots, both of which were on-goal.
Background A versatile player expected to be part of Missouri State's forward line ... Was part of a Seton Keough squad that dominated its competition in 2012 with a 13-0 record in conference play and an 18-3-2 ledger overall ... Seton Keough outscored its opponents 72-5 overall and 54-0 in conference play ... Earned all-conference recognition and was named team MVP as a senior.
Personal Ciara Morgan Saunders was born Aug. 16, 1995 in Silver Spring, Md. ... Daughter of Geoffrey and Kathleen Saunders ... Has four siblings: Geoffrey, Cameron, Kathleen and Colleen ... Plans to major in social work ... Plans to go to graduate school after finishing her bachelor's degree.