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#4 Katie Tullis
  • 4L
  • Forward
  • 5-4
  • Altamonte Springs, Fla.
  • (Lake Brantley)

1998: Played in 26 matches, starting four for 985 minutes...Scored two goals and had two assists...Put UF's 3-1 NCAA Quarterfinals win over Penn State out of reach with a late goal...Scored the tying goal for UF at Southern Methodist...Played all three field positions as a key contributor off the bench...Member of the All-Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll...Sixth all-time at UF in points scored (51) and assists (17), third in games (84), and seventh in goals (17).

1997: Played in 19 matches, starting two for 600 minutes...Former walk-on who earned a scholarship last season and has turned into one of Florida's key backups at midfielder...Tullis and teammate Melissa Pini both tied the SEC Tournament record for assists with three...Recorded assists in four of the Gators' final six matches...Key backup at forward and wide midfielder after injuries to Lisa Olinyk and Adrianne Moreira...Fifth on the team in points scored with 19, a career high...Scored four goals in the Gators' last three regular season matches...Scored the game-winning goal against South Carolina...Named to the 1997 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

1996: Played in 21 matches (1 start) for 623 minutes...Finished sixth on the team in scoring despite starting only one match...Received first start of the year against North Carolina in the quarterfinal of the NCAA Tournament...Netted the game winner in a 2-0 victory over in-state rival Central Florida...Scored final goal with less than two minutes to play in UF's 7-3 win over N.C. State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Recorded career-high three assists against Mercer.

1995: Joined team as a walk on in spring of 1995...Played 18 games (seven starts) for 912 minutes...Scored first two career goals vs. Louisiana State...Named to 1995 SEC Academic Honor Roll...Earned first annual Gator Award at team post-season banquet for player who most exceeds expectations...Also received Gator Soccer Community Service Award after spearheading team's service activities during 1995 96.

High School: Earned all state, all county and all district honors as a senior...Two time all conference (1992 and 1993)...Earned honorable mention all county honors during her sophomore and junior seasons...Lake Brantley's 1993 94 Female Athlete of the Year, where she was coached by John Schaefer...School record holder with 33 career goals...Helped lead team to conference championship in 1990...Also competed in track and cross country.

Club: Two year member of Seminole Crew club team that finished runner up in both the state and Washington Area Girls (WAGS) Soccer tournaments. Personal: Born June 10, 1976...Daughter of David and Joyce Tullis..1994 graduate of Lake Brantley High School...Member of UF's Student Athlete Advisory Committee.

Major: Education.


Tullis' Collegiate Statistics
Year G GS Min. Shots G (GW) A Pts.
1995 18 7 912 32 5 3 13
1996 21-1 620 20 5 (1) 3 13
1997 19-2 690 30 5 (1) 9 19
1998 26-4 985 12 2(0) 2 6
Totals 82 14 3,207 94 17(2) 17 51
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