#9 Sarah Connolly

YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Ballygowan, Northern Ireland

2017: Appeared in 11 matches with two in the ETSU Starting XI ... made collegiate debut at George Mason on Sept. 15 ... scored first collegiate goal in 4-2 victory vs. The Citadel, October 4 ... tallied game-winning PK in 99th minute in a 1-0 overtime win vs. Mercer on Oct. 8 ... Southern Conference All-Freshman Team

Prior to ETSU: Played as a forward in the Women's Premiership of Northern Ireland, the top level of women's football in the region ... Scored three goals in five appearances for Glentoran Womens FC, ranking second on the team in goals ... Has scored 23 international goals across all levels of national competition ... Made her senior level debut at the age of 15 in 2014 ... Appeared on the U15, U17 and U19 Northern Ireland national teams from the span of 2012-2017 ... Played for a number of well-known coaches such as Gail Macklin of Glentoran Belfast United FC, Alfie Wylie of the Northern Ireland senior national team and Noel Mitchell at the Northern Ireland youth level.

Personal: Born October 5, 1998 ... From Ballygowan, County Down, Northern Ireland ... Daughter of Samuel and Rosemary Connolly ... Majoring in journalism at ETSU ... Also possesses musical talents as a member of the Ravara Pipe Band back home in Northern Ireland alongside her father, uncle and brother.