2013: Watson became a valuable player for the Skyhawks as the season progressed, playing in all 21 games, including starting 12 of the last 13 matches of the season...She tallied two goals and one assist for five points on the season...She tallied goals against Jacksonville State (Oct. 4) and Morehead State (Oct. 11) in back-to-back matches...Her lone assists in the 95th minute against SIUE proved to be the game winning goal to clinch a spot in the OVC Championship...She played a season best 104 minutes in the double overtime thriller against Southeast Missouri on Nov. 1.
2012: Saw action in 20 matches, earning her first career start against Murray State (Sept. 30)…Punched scores across against Lipscomb (Sept. 9) and Tennessee Tech (Oct. 28)…Placed 60 percent of shots-on-goal (six of 10)…Played a career-best 55 minutes against Belmont (Oct. 21).
BEFORE UTM: Comes to the Skyhawk program out of nearby Union University, a NAIA school in Jackson, Tenn....As a freshman in 2011, she earned All-TranSouth Conference first team accolades after leading Union to its first league championship in program history...Under head coach Brandon Boylan, the Lady Bulldogs went 12-3-2 overall with a 5-0-1 mark in conference play...Starting in all 17 matches, Watson notched team-highs in points (19), goals (eight) and shots (49) to go along with three assists...Scored seven goals in the season’s first seven matches, including multi-goal efforts against Reinhardt (Aug. 27) and Missouri Baptist (Sept. 10)...Overall, put an amazing 63.3 percent of her shots on goal (31 of 49)...Was named TranSouth Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 19 after netting the game-winning goal against Lyon on Sept. 16 - her third game-winner in the season’s first six matches...Prior to Union, she played at Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro, Tenn., with current Skyhawk junior Hannah McGowen...Watson was on three state championship squads at RHS (2008-10) and was named an all-area Offensive Player of the Year as a freshman, sophomore and senior...In three seasons at Riverdale, she recorded 74 goals and 61 assists for her career.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 2, 1993...Daughter of Mark and Laura Watson...Has three siblings, Tyler, Jackson and Maggie...Majoring in business.