Molly  Delk

24Molly Delk

RS Senior

Cookeville, Tenn.

High School:



AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2010): Was added to the Tennessee roster as a defender prior to the match versus Wisconsin on Sept. 17th.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2009): Was not a part of the program to focus on her school preparation to apply for medical school in 2011.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2008): Saw action in 12 matches, making eight starts in her initial year on the pitch...Served as a solid reserve for the backline...Part of the defense that posted a 1.29 goals against average on the year...Helped UT record six shutouts in 2008...Played in nine conference matches for the Lady Vols, making eight starts...Notched her lone shot of the season during SEC play...Collected Academic All-SEC honors.

AS A FRESHMAN (2007): Sat out her freshman campaign to recover from an ACL injury.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Four-year letterwinner in soccer at Cookeville High School...Also lettered two years in track...Was a 2006 all-state selection for soccer...Set two school records in track with a 2:21 800-meter time and a 5:40 mile...Played club for Real Madrid of Brentwood, Tenn....Won the 2005 state championship with Real Madrid...Also played for TNFC '89 Blue out of Franklin, Tenn....Was a two-time state title runner-up with the Blue...Finished third at regionals with TNFC...Finished high school in the top five percent of her class...Participated in Student Congress and Tennessee Tomorrow at Cookeville.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences...Is majoring in Kinesiology with a minor in Chemistry...Has applied to medical school for admission in the Fall of 2011...Enjoys running and baking in her free time...Spends time as a volunteer at East Tennessee Children's Hospital and as a chemistry tutor on campus...Interested in pursuing a career in orthopedics or in sports medicine when her playing days are over...Has sustained two ACL tears, a broken wrist and had two root canals after an elbow to the mouth during her soccer career...Has four siblings: Eli, 16, Alley, 9, Caden, 3, and eight-month-old Kellen...Born Sept. 8, 1989, in Nashville, Tenn....Parents are Lee and Kerry King.



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