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33 Candace Rivers
  • 5-8
  • Senior / Defender
  • Marietta, Ga. (Pope H.S.)
  • 2002 All-SEC Honorable Mention

2005: Retired from collegiate soccer after preseason training due to continued problems with kneecap.

2004: Sat out season due to recovery from knee surgery.

2003: Started 11 matches, playing in 20…Recorded assist against Missouri…Suffered sublex of left kneecap prior to the NCAA Quarterfinal match and was forced to sit out competition.

2002: Started all but the first three matches of the season…Played all but nine minutes of the last 19 matches…All-Southeastern Conference honorable mention team member…Turned in her first collegiate goal against Duke to force overtime…Also hit the game-winning goal vs. Arkansas…Named to the Soccer America and Soccer Buzz.com National Teams of the Week after assisting on Florida's overtime goals vs. then No. 14 Tennessee (Oct. 18) and Georgia (Oct. 20)…Member of Soccer Buzz.com Southeast Region All-Freshman team.

High School: Pope High School won 2000, '01 and '02 Georgia State Championship…2002 All-Cobb Country first team member and honorable mention all-county in '01…Member of 2002 Georgia high school all-star team…Coached by Jim Haskin… Also ran track, earning a letter in 2001 and participated in '01 Georgia High School State Track Championships.

Club: Three-year member of Georgia Olympic Development program…Member of GSA Phoenix Red 85 club team that won the 2001 USYSA national title…Club team also won 2001 state and regional tournaments…Traveled to Netherlands, Germany and France in 1999 to play soccer with Olympic Development Program team…Coached by Ted Colburn.

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River's Collegiate Statistics
Year GP/GS Min. Shots G (GW) A Pts.
2002 22/19 1931 7 2 (1) 3 7
2003 20/11 1161 3 0 (0) 1 1
2004 - - - - - -
Totals 42/30 3092 10 2 (1) 4 8
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