Provo, Utah (Feb. 16, 2001) -- Erin Stock, a soccer standout from Bountiful, Utah along with three California and two Colorado highly recruited athletes have signed letters of intent to play college soccer for BYU.
Stock, who played on the Utah Futbol Club, was an All-State honoree three consecutive years and has been a two-time 4A State MVP. She's a standout midfielder at Bountiful High School and the lone Utah player on the 2001 incoming freshman class for the Cougars' highly successful women's soccer program. She's also a six-year ODP player, a three-time All-Region member, as well as a 2000 National Camp participant.
Krissa Campbell, Kimmie Davis and Kim Devine are from California. Amanda Gott from Aurora and Tiffany Krainik from nearby Littleton, Colorado round out the roster.
"We're very excited about our 2001 recruiting class," said BYU Head Coach Jennifer Rockwood. "These players are very talented and have a tremendous amount of high level, premier club and ODP experience."
"Overall, these players are nationally recognized athletes who were recruited by the top soccer programs in the country. We're fortunate to have them as new members of our team," added coach Rockwood.
Campbell, from Folsom, California is a midfielder/forward who's participated in the State Olympic Development Team for three years, was a Region Team member in 1998 and 2000 and a three-time First-Team All-Metro (Sacramento) honoree. In 2000 she was part of the Region Team European Tour and also played for the San Juan Spirits soccer club.
Davis, another Californian from Torrance, has been a three-time All-League selection and has played on the State Olympic Team since 1998. She's currently a senior at Torrance North High School and is a member of the Fram Xiles club team.
Kim Devine, a forward from Laguna Niguel, California will join the 2001 class after she finishes a very successful high school career at Aliso Niguel. She's been a five-year member of the State Olympic Development Team and three-time Region Team selection, a National Camp participant in 1997 and 2000, an ODP National Championship Finalist and a Sea View League MVP in 1999 and 2000. She is also a member of S.C. Blues club team, who won the U-16 National Championship last summer.
The Colorado players joining the BYU program are Amanda Gott, a goalkeeper from Aurora and Eaglecrest High School and forward/midfielder Tiffany Krainik from Littleton.
Gott, is a 2000 All-State selection and her Colorado Storm club team has been State Cup Champions the last two years.
Krainik, currently plays for Highlands Ranch High School and is a member of the U-18 National Championship Colorado Rush soccer club. She's been a three-time State Olympic Development team member, a three-time Region Team selection and a National Camp participant in 2000 and was also named to the 2000 Adidas All-Star National Team. Krainik will be a dual-sport student-athlete while at BYU, also competing on the Cougars' track and field program, coming in as a three-time All-American in the hurdles.
The 2001 BYU season opens under the lights the weekend of August 31 with a Friday game against USC and a Saturday night contest against Tennessee. The Cougars finished 2000 ranked 10th in the country.