Women's Soccer
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Maddy Elder
Player Profile:
Maddy Elder 824997
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Roanoke, VA
Major: Biological Sciences


  • Tallied a team-best six assists on the season
  • Was the Tigers' fourth-leading scorer with six points
  • Saw action in 17 games, starting 13
  • Logged 965 minutes on the field
  • Took 22 shots, averaging 1.29 a game
  • Named to the 2012 All-ACC Academic Women's Soccer Team, her fourth career honor
  • A member of the 2011-12 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Named to the President's List for the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters


  • Saw action in 18 games, starting 15
  • Logged 1153 minutes on the field
  • Led the team in goals (eight), assists (six) and scoring (22 points)
  • Scored two goals in three different games
  • Netted a career-high three game-winning goals (South Carolina State; Presbyterian; Northeastern)
  • Recorded a season-high two assists in the Tigers' loss to Miami (FL)
  • Was 2-for-2 in penalty kicks
  • Named to the ACC All-Academic Women's Soccer team for the third consecutive year


  • Saw action in 14 games, starting 13
  • Logged 957 minutes on the field
  • Led the team in scoring with 13 points, on five goals and three assists
  • Scored two goals in the win over Jacksonville
  • Netted game-winners against Jacksonville and Belmont
  • The goal against Belmont was a penalty kick that won the game for the Tigers in overtime
  • Attempted 18 shots on the year
  • Named to the ACC All-Academic Women's Soccer Team for the second consecutive year
  • A member of the 2010 CoSida/ESPN Academic All-District 3 Women's Soccer Team
  • Named to the Honor Roll for the Fall 2010 semester and the Dean's List for the Spring 2011


  • Played in all 18 games, starting 17
  • Led the team in scoring with 10 goals and one assist for 21 points
  • Finished the season ranked fifth in the ACC in goals per game (0.56), eighth in points per game (1.17) and in a tie for eighth in goals (10)
  • Scored two goals in four different games, against UAB, Florida Atlantic, Presbyterian and Wofford
  • One of only four players in the ACC to record four multi-goal games
  • Also netted goals against Florida State and Georgia
  • Scored the game-winning goal against Florida Atlantic and Presbyterian
  • Named to the Georgia Nike Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Recorded one assist on the season, against Northeastern
  • Named to 2009 ACC All-Academic Women's Soccer Team
  • Named to the Honor Roll for the Fall 2009 semester

Before Clemson

  • A four-year varsity letterwinner in soccer at Hidden Valley High School
  • High school team, coached by Will Krause, won the Virginia AA State Championship in 2006
  • Team reached state semifinals in 2007 and 2008
  • Was leading goal scorer in girls' soccer in Virginia's High School Division AA in 2007 and 2008
  • Earned first team all-district, all-region and all-state honors in 2008
  • Won High School Golden Boot Award in 2007 and 2008
  • Named high school team MVP and All-Timesland Player of the Year in 2008
  • Played for Roanoke Star club team and coach Mark Meyer
  • A member of the Virginia ODP team from 2003-08
  • Brother, Bradley, is a member of the golf team at the U.S. Naval Academy (class of 2015)
  • Cousins, Rachel Wiggins (George Mason, 2004-07) and Kaitlin O'Connor (William & Mary, 2007-present), play collegiate soccer
  • Cousin, Joseph Wiggins, plays tennis at George Mason
  • Born 8/1/91 in Roanoke, VA
  • Majoring in Biological Sciences
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