George Fox University Bruin RecruitsGeorge Fox University Bruin Recruits

NCAA Division IIITo be one of the best. It's the reason athletes compete at the NCAA Division III level. And at George Fox, athletes get the opportunity to pursue their passion for sports at a nationally ranked Christian college with a storied athletic tradition that includes both individual and team national championships. We're excited about the quality of student-athletes who will join us for the 2018-19 academic year as we pursue our vision of being "the team to beat." In April, we invited them to campus for a Commitment Day to celebrate their decision* and are proud to introduce our newest Bruins to you.

Women's Soccer Recruits

Courtney Denn

Name: Courtney Denn

High School: North Medford High School (Medford, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Midfielder and outside back

Height / Weight: 5-7

High School Highlights:
Earned second-team all-conference honors (Class 6A Southwest Conference) as a senior and honorable mention recognition as a junior; was team captain her senior season, when she was also named its Most Inspirational Player

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because it seems like an amazing place to learn and be surrounded by like-minded people who share my same faith. I can’t wait to begin my journey at George Fox!

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Megan Harrington

Name: Megan Harrington

High School: Beaverton High School (Beaverton, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Midfielder

Height / Weight: 5-4

High School Highlights:
Earned first-team all-league honors (Class 6A Metro League) in 2017-18 and was team’s MVP and captain her senior year

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because of the outstanding reputation of its academics and athletics.

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Amy Hatter

Name: Amy Hatter

High School: Grace Christian High School (Anchorage, Alaska)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Defensive center midfielder

Height / Weight: 5-4

High School Highlights:
Named first-team all-conference (Class 3A) as a junior and second-team all-region as a freshman; earned all-state recognition for her club play as a sophomore and junior; recipient of MVP and captain’s award for her high school team her junior year; earned “Ina K Award” for club play as a sophomore

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because I wanted to attend a small Christian college that had a strong science and pre-physical therapy program and a successful and challenging women’s soccer program.

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Julianne Hutley

Name: Julianne Hutley

High School: Skyview High School (Vancouver, Washington)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Midfielder

Height / Weight: 5-6

High School Highlights:
Served as a team captain her senior year and was the team’s Most Inspirational Player for two years; led team is assists her senior season; was a Scholar-Athlete Award recipient all four years of high school; was awarded the Greater St. Helens League’s Athlete Achievement Award her final season

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because I really enjoyed being on campus and the welcoming atmosphere provided by the staff, students and athletes. People made an effort to get to know me and the campus was beautiful. Also, when I met the professors for my major, they were caring and passionate about what they teach. Every time I visited George Fox it made me really excited for my future.

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Amber Jewell

Name: Amber Jewell

High School: Oregon City High School (Oregon City, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Defender and forward

Height / Weight: 5-4

High School Highlights:
Named a second-team all-conference (Mt. Hood Conference) midfielder in 2017 and a second-team all-state (Class 6A) midfielder in 2016; was named to conference’s first team as a midfielder in 2016 and earned honorable mention recognition as a defender as a freshman and sophomore; helped team win conference titles in 2016 and 2017 and reach the quarterfinals of the state playoffs in 2016; served as a team captain her senior year, when she scored eight goals to go with eight assists; was a varsity starter all four years of high school

Why I chose George Fox:
George Fox is a perfect fit, academically and athletically. It offers the academic needs for my future and future occupation, as well as a spot on the soccer team. The environment is amazing, and the soccer team and coach are just that and more. George Fox feels like home.

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Brooke Jones

Name: Brooke Jones

High School: Tualatin High School (Tualatin, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Goalkeeper

Height / Weight: 6-0

High School Highlights:
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Why I chose George Fox:
It is a Christ-centered community that welcomes everybody openly. I love Newberg and all the activities that are offered. George Fox had everything I wanted in academics, sports and campus life.

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Carrie Lillis

Name: Carrie Lillis

High School: Philomath High School (Philomath, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer and softball

Position(s): Forward and midfielder (soccer); left-handed pitcher, first baseman and utility (softball)

Height / Weight: 5-6

High School Highlights:
In soccer, earned Class 4A first-team all-state honors as a forward and was named Oregon West Conference Player of the Year her senior season; earned first-team all-conference recognition in both her junior and senior seasons; was an all-conference player as a freshman (second team) and sophomore (first team); scored 24 goals her junior year and 25 her senior year; in softball, was a first-team all-conference selection her junior and senior years and a second-team choice in 2015

Why I chose George Fox:
I love the the coaching, the students, the college, and the dedication the campus has to health and spirit.

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Katlyn Martinez

Name: Katlyn Martinez

High School: Willamette High School (Eugene, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Midfielder

Height / Weight: 5-4

High School Highlights:
Earned second-team all-league honors (Class 6A Southwest Conference) in 2015 and 2016; was an all-league honorable mention player in 2015; served as team captain in 2016 and 2017 and was named team’s Most Inspirational Player 2015 through 2017

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because it is a good fit for me to grow as a person academically and athletically. The school itself was a near-perfect fit for me because it was a small community of students and staff. The idea of the teachers knowing me personally as a student rather than just a number excited me. George Fox also offers an amazing soccer program with skilled players and coaches that will help me grow as a player and a person as well!

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Alisa Pairmore

Name: Alisa Pairmore

High School: A.J. Diamond High School (Anchorage, Alaska)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Forward and outside midfielder

Height / Weight: 5-1

High School Highlights:
Was a two-time Alaska high school state champion (2016 and 2017); named her team’s Most Improved Player her senior year; earned three varsity letters; was her team’s second-leading scorer as a junior

Why I chose George Fox:
I wanted to surround myself with a tight-knit, loving and supportive community while getting a quality education.

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Kara Ryker

Name: Kara Ryker

High School: North Eugene High School (Eugene, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Defender

Height / Weight: 5-3

High School Highlights:
Named an all-state (Class 5A) first-team player her senior year and made her league’s first team her sophomore through senior years; earned honorable mention all-league recognition as a freshman (Midwestern League); helped team go unbeaten and win league title her senior year; reached title game in final season, finishing second at state

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because my sister attends Fox and loves it. When I came up for my own visit, I could see why she did. With the welcoming staff and friendly students, it was like I was home. I felt that this is the place where I am going to be able to grow as a young adult academically, athletically and personally while also getting the chance to "Be Known."

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Karlyn Stokes

Name: Karlyn Stokes

High School: Tahoma Senior High School (Maple Valley, Washington)

Sport(s): Lacrosse and soccer

Position(s): Forward (soccer); attack/midfielder (lacrosse)

Height / Weight: 5-3

High School Highlights:
Was team’s highest-scoring player for jayvee program her freshman year

Why I chose George Fox:
George Fox felt like the perfect place for me to be. I can play both the sports I love and study biomedical engineering, while continuing to pursue my relationship with God at a faith-centered university. I feel at home every time I come to campus, and I am so excited to call it home in the fall.

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* Student-athletes listed above have accepted George Fox University's written offer of admission and/or financial aid. George Fox University is a member of the NCAA Div. III.