Skyhawk Soccer | Saphyra Coombs-James - 13

HometownBrampton, Ontario

2015: Was an offensive force for the Skyhawks, leading the team in goals (seven), assists (five), points (19), shots (65), shots on goal (28) and game-winning goals (three)…Started 17 matches while appearing in all 19 games for UT Martin …Ranked in the top-10 of the OVC in every offensive category: goals (seven, seventh), goals per game (0.37, tenth), assists (five, fifth), assist per game (0.26, sixth), points (19, eighth), points per game (1.00, eighth), shots (65, first), shots per game (3.42, first)… Scored two points or more in six games including a season-best four points (two goals) against rival Murray State on Oct. 2…Notched three game-winning goals against Evansville (Aug. 23), Akron (Sept. 19) and Belmont (Oct. 18) and is tied for the program best with eight for her career… was named OVC Player of the Week honors on Aug. 25.

2014: Played in 20 games while earning 19 starts on the season...Scored five goals on the season...Split time between the forward and defender positions...Tallied a pair of goals against Bethel...Scored goals against Evansville, Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State...Post game-winning goals against Bethel and Evansville...Played 1597 minutes on the season, tallying nine games with 90 minutes played or more and 14 games with 80 minutes or more.

2013: Granted medical redshirt.

2012: Made an immediate impact for the Skyhawks, leading the team in goals (10), points (24) and game-winners (three)…Earned Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year, All-OVC first team and All-Newcomer accolades…Named to Madness Ohio Valley 2012 All-Conference first team along with Freshman of the Year honors...Played in 20 matches, starting 14 before suffering an injury in the OVC tournament...Ranked in the top-10 of the OVC in six categories: goals (10, second), goals per game (0.50, second), points (24, second), points per game (1.20, second), game-winning goals (three, third) and assists (four, seventh)…Score two points or more in nine games, including a career-best five point performance (two goals and one assist) against Eastern Kentucky on Oct. 14…Notched game-winning scores against Austin Peay (Sept. 28), Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 14) and Belmont (Oct. 21)…Boasted a .538 shot-on-goal percentage (21 of 39)…Was named Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 16.

High School: Prepped at Saint Marguerite D'Youville in Brampton, Ontario, where she enjoyed a standout career for the Panthers...Was a member of the Ontario Soccer Association Under 18 AAU league, playing for head coach Vito Schiraldi on the Vaughn Azzurri 94 U18 Girls squad...Helped lead her AAU team to the prestigious 2012 Ontario Cup finals...Scored a goal in penalty kicks in the Ontario Cup semifinals to help Vaughn Azzurri advance to the title match...Also played basketball at Saint Marguerite D'Youville.

Personal: Born on April 12, 1994...Daughter of Yearlyne James and Rocky Coombs...Has two older siblings, Jadyn and Kyle...Majoring in education.

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