July 19, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee soccer alum Amy Harrison has accepted an offer to play for Rangers LFC, a Scottish Women's Premier League team that is affiliated with Rangers FC.
Harrison, whose father is Scottish, starred at midfield for the Tennessee from 2009-12, playing in 83 matches with 79 starts. She tallied 13 goals, six assists, 32 points and three match-winners in her UT career.
She enjoyed her finest season as a senior in 2012, starting all 22 games and totaling six goals and one assist for 13 points. Harrison was the team's captain as a senior and provided outstanding leadership as the program embarked upon its first year under head coach Brian Pensky.
In 2012, Harrison's had arguably the most impressive start to a season in Tennessee soccer history, scoring two goals in a 4-0 season-opening win at home against Samford on Aug. 17 and then scoring a pair of goals in UT's 4-1 win at Western Kentucky on Aug. 19. With four goals scored in one week, Harrison was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week and the TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Week and was picked to the Soccer America Team of the Week.
Prior to her Tennessee career, Harrison was veteran of playing on the international stage. She was a member of the Canadian Under-17 team in 2007 and 2008, totaling nine caps for Canada in international competition. She had an impressive showing in the 2008 CONCACAF Tournament and traveled with U17 Canadian Team to the 2008 FIFA U17 World Cup. Prior to joining the U17 Team, Harrison spent 2006 training and competing with Canada's U15-16 team.
The Scottish Women's Premier League runs from March through November. Rangers LFC is currently 8-2-1 on the season and in third place in the 12-team league.