Lady Monarch Soccer Adds Two
By ODU Athletics
April 24, 2003
Head Coach Joe Pereira has announced the signing of two student-athletes to national letters of intent to join the Old Dominion women's soccer program in the fall of 2003. Brittany Ransom (Woodbridge, VA) and Tracy Donachie (South Lanarkshire, Scotland) are set to become a part of the Lady Monarchs for the upcoming season.
Ransom played four years of soccer at the varsity level for Potomac High School in Woodbridge, VA. Seeing time as a midfielder and forward, she was named Second Team All-District as a sophomore and has also received Second Team All-Area honors. Ransom, a member of the Manassas Hornets local club team, competed with the Virginia State team in 1999 and 2000 and also joined the Regional ODP squad in 2000. She is a three-time honor student and earned Cum Laude honors on the National Latin Exam.
Donachie, a midfielder, joins Old Dominion from Duncanrig Secondary School in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. She played for the Glasgow City Ladies Football Club team and was recognized as the Most Improved Player in 1997. Donachie has gone on to be named Player of the Year three different times, back to back in 1998 and 1999 and in 2002 she was the Coaches Player of the Year. Donachie has also competed with the U-16 International Team and has represented Scotland in A&B Squad games. She is currently competing Internationally in Australia.
"These players will bring much needed speed and experience to the team. Tracy has a lot of international experience that will be bring a good mix to the group. Brittany comes in with a physical dimension that will enhance our team speed immensely. They will both be a factor in the upcoming season," says Pereira.