Chelsea  Hatcher

6Chelsea Hatcher


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Seven Hills




Season GP-GS Goals Assists Points Shots Match-Winning Goals
2011 21-20 5 5 15 84 2
2010 20-20 8 4 20 105 2
2009 17-15 3 1 7 76 1
2008 21-10 0 1 1 43 0
Totals 79-65 16 11 43 308 5


Season GP-GS Goals Assists Points Shots Match-Winning Goals
2011 10-9 3 2 8 49 1
2010 11-11 5 1 11 61 1
2009 11-10 2 1 5 58 1
2008 11-5 0 0 0 22 0
Totals 43-35 10 4 24 190 3

AS A SENIOR (2011): Rated #16 on Top Drawer Soccer's list of its Top 20 SEC Players of 2011...Completed her senior campaign with five goals and five assists for 15 points while starting 20 matches at forward (21 matches played)...Launched a team-high 84 shots in 2011, giving her 308 for her career to rate third in that category in the all-time UT record book...Tabbed to the SEC All-Tournament Team...Fired off a team-high four shots, including two on frame, during Tennessee's 3-0 loss in the NCAA Tournament to Ohio State (11/12)...Scored at 76:07 of the SEC Tournament quarterfinal match-up to down Kentucky, 2-1 (11/2)...Delivered the corner into the middle that resulted in Emily Dowd's goal at 63:04 of the 2-0 win at Georgia (10/29)...Blasted home an absolute lazer of a goal from approximately 18 yards out on the left side at 54:55 to seal UT's 2-0 win over #22 Auburn (10/23)...Launched a squad-high seven shots with two on frame in the 1-0 loss at Alabama (10/20)...Did not play in UT's 1-0 (2OT) loss at Kentucky (10/14) because of an illness but returned as a sub during the 1-0 victory at Vanderbilt (10/16)...Sealed the 2-0 victory over Mississippi State (10/9) with her score at 48:52 off a feed from Emily Dowd...Launched a Lady Vol all-time single-game record 14 shots against Ole Miss (10/7), with eight of those on frame (57% rate)...Completed Tennessee's staggering rally from a three-goal deficit by tallying a "golden goal" just 1:33 into the first overtime to top Ole Miss, 4-3 (OT)...Delivered a cross from the right wing into the six-yard box that was misplayed into her own net at 53:54 by Arkansas defender Courtney Williams for a UA "own goal" as UT rolled over the Razorbacks, 4-0 (10/2)...Fed Caroline Brown for the tying goal at 53:16 of the eventual 2-1 (2OT) loss to South Carolina (9/23)...Played a perfect long ball up the right wing for an assist on Emily Dowd's score at 54:22 during UT's 4-0 victory over Coastal Carolina (9/16)...Launched a ball from out on the right wing that looked like a shot but turned into a helper as Emily Dowd deflected the ball past Charlotte keeper Alex Kubrick from eight yards during the 5-0 rout of the 49ers (9/9)...Scored her first goal of 2011 and the 12th of her career from a ridiculous angle out on the right wing as her bending drive traveled just inside the right post to give Tennessee a lead at 62:02 over #8 UCLA (8/26)...Totaled three shots, including two on frame against the Bruins...Was credited with an assist on Caroline Brown's match-winning score at 59:45 during the 3-1 rout of Oklahoma (8/21)...Was named as one of 30 preseason national nominees for the prestigious 2011 Lowe's Senior CLASS Soccer Award given annually to the player who best epitomizes the true meaning of the term "student-athlete."

AS A JUNIOR (2010): Was tabbed first team All-Southeastern Conference and second team National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Region after leading the Big Orange with eight goals and 20 total points...Hatcher also added four assists, to trail only Emily Shore's five helpers for the team lead, while starting all 20 UT contests...Finished the year ranked fourth in goals and sixth in assists in the league with five of her eight scores occurring during SEC play...Launched a Tennessee single-season high 105 total shots with 29 on frame...Blasted a squad-high seven shots during the SEC Tournament quarterfinal loss to LSU (11/4)...Scored another remarkable goal with a running shot from the top of the 18 that bent into the upper left corner at 37:16 to deadlock an eventual 2-1 win over Georgia (10/29)...Delivered the crucial cross for an assist to Emily Dowd in the 105th minute that led to the "golden goal" to top Alabama (10/24), 1-0 (2OT)...Posted an outstanding individual weekend during the road trip to battle #13/12 Florida (10/15) and #14/13 South Carolina (10/17), scoring twice against the Gators (her first career two-goal match) and once versus the Gamecocks...Versus UF and SC, Hatcher scored three times on just four shots on goal, a 75% conversion percentage on shots on frame...Her score at South Carolina was incredible as Hatcher battled two Gamecock defenders for space before blasting a left-footed shot from 28 yards out on the left wing into the upper right corner in the 78th minute...Launched 10 shots, including five on frame at Mississippi State (10/8) and hit the crossbar with an effort in the 25th minute at Ole Miss (10/10), one of her six total shots versus the Rebels...Picked up her first career selection as the SEC Offensive Player of the Week for her heroics during the 2-1 win over Arkansas (9/24), scoring her third career match-winning goal with just 2:48 left on the clock...With time running short in regulation play against the Razorbacks, Hatcher fired off one of her team-high 10 shots in the match, just beating keeper Britni Williams inside the right post from about 22 yards out on the right wing...Was tabbed to the Sun Devil Desert Classic All-Tournament Team...Picked up her third assist of 2010 on Ali Hall's goal at 30:05 of the 8-0 victory over Chattanooga (9/19)...Tallied her third goal of 2010 at 87:56 of the contest versus Arizona (9/12), tickling the twine from out front off Sanna Saarinen's first career assist...Scored on a long, deflected shot from 35 yards out at 77:26 to cut UT's deficit against #1 North Carolina (9/4) to 5-2...Was tabbed to the First Tennessee Lady Vol Classic All-Tournament Team after totaling 10 shots (one on frame) over consecutive starts against #12 Maryland and Richmond...Looked to have scored against Richmond during the 23rd minute but was ruled offside by the linesman...With UT down 2-1 to the nationally-ranked Terrapins late in the first half, Hatcher hit the crossbar with a potential match-tying drive...Totaled a team-high six shots and totaled both her first goal and assist of the year during the season-opening, 3-0 victory over Western Kentucky (8/20)...Was chosen as one of 15 players to the 2010 Preseason All-Southeastern Conference squad.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Tied Jayden Barrett for second on the team in goals with three while playing in 17 matches (15 starts) in 2009, including all 11 during Southeastern Conference action...Fired a squad-best 76 shots during the year with 58 of those occurring in league play...Totaled a team-high six shots against Georgia (10/30)...Was credited with her first assist of the year on the match-winning goal by Amy Harrison at 10:15 of a 2-0 win at Alabama (10/25)...Totaled a half-dozen shots, one on frame, in 79 minutes as a starting forward versus Auburn (10/22)...Started up top against both #5 South Carolina (10/18) and #11 Florida (10/16)...Tied the match with the nationally-ranked Gators on a goal at 34:14, her third of the year, after corralling a bad Gator defensive clear and scoring to the right of the keeper...Registered four of UT's eight total shots on goal during the 1-1 (2OT) tie against #24 Ole Miss (10/11)...Scored her second goal of the season and first match-winner at 15:15 of the 3-0 rout of Mississippi State (10/9)...Started at forward at both Vanderbilt and Kentucky...Had five shots, including one on frame in the 1-0 win at UK (10/4) and seven shots (two on goal) in the overtime loss at VU (10/2)...Just missed tying the contest at #25 West Virginia (9/20) at 88:04 as her shot from in the middle clanked off the left post and away over the endline...Recorded her initial goal of the season and just the second of her career at 30:10 against Western Carolina (9/13) to pull the Lady Vols even at 1-1 in a match they would eventually win, 2-1...Returned from a bone bruise of the right knee during the tie at #19 Minnesota (9/4) and started against Wisconsin (9/6), firing six total shots and one on goal...The injury occurred during the second half of Tennessee's exhibition loss to #16 Duke (8/15)...Received her second consecutive Academic All-SEC selection.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Appeared in 21 games as a rookie...Made 10 starts...Finished the season third on the team in shots...Became a staple in the central midfield after recovering from an illness in the preseason...Led all freshmen in minutes played, helping fill the hole left by an injury to Leslie Vineyard...Notched her first career point against Western Carolina, assisting on Kylee Rossi's game winner...Saw time in every conference match, starting five...Earned a spot on the SEC All-Freshman Team for her efforts during league play...Made her presence felt during the Lady Vols' SEC Tournament championship run...Played all but six minutes during the tournament, leading the team with 14 shots on the weekend...Converted the deciding penalty against LSU in the SEC Tournament semifinals...Was one of four UT players named to the SEC All-Tournament Team...Recognized on the Soccer Buzz Central Region All-Freshman Team.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: A four-year letterwinner, who spent two years at Berkeley Prep in Tampa, Fla., and two years at Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio...Four-time all-state first team selection...Helped Berkeley Prep earn a regional semifinal berth in 2004 and a spot in the Florida state semifinals in 2005...Pushed Seven Hills to an undefeated regular season and the regional final in 2006...Amassed 107 goals and 79 assists during her high school career...First-team all-state, all-district, all-city and all-conference selection in her final two seasons with the Stingers...Plays her club soccer with IMG Academy in Florida, the No. 1 club team in the country...Led the squad to three Florida State Cup titles...Was a member of two regional semifinal teams with IMG...Reached the finals of the prestigious Disney Showcase three times with IMG...Part of the 2007 Region III Premier League and 2008 Disney Showcase championship teams...Also earned three varsity letters in track and field...Spent one year as a varsity cheerleader and played club volleyball...Was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars and the Latin, Spanish and Service Clubs at Seven Hills...Was a four-year Dean's List honoree.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Is pursuing degrees in political science and English...Played club soccer alongside fellow Lady Vols Emily Shore and Emily Dowd...Father, Billy Hatcher, is the first base coach for the Cincinnati Reds and played outfield in the major leagues with the Reds, Cubs, Astros, Pirates, Red Sox, Phillies and Rangers...Brother, Derek, 23, was a defensive back for the University of Richmond football team, the 2008 NCAA FCS National Champions...Chelsea Ryan Hatcher was born on April 3, 1990, in Houston, Texas...Her parents are Billy and Karen Hatcher.



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