Awards/Honors 2013:NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll 2013 Season (Freshman) 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 ... Part of a Seton Keough High School team that dominated its competition in 2012 with a 13-0 record in conference play and finished 18-3-2 overall ... Member of squad that outscored its opponents by a 72-5 margin 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 two brothers, Geoffrey and Cameron, and two sisters, Kathleen and Colleen ... Plans to major in social work ... Plans to go to graduate school after finishing her bachelor's degree.