Meet the 2018 Atlanta Soul Athletes

Mo McCamley

Katie Franchot

Lisa Fitton

Kat Smith

Kate Wilson

Katherine Yost

Tori Taylor

Paula Seville

Aileen Thomas

 

Co-Owner & Captain of the Atlanta Soul

Hometown:

Columbus, GA

College:

Georgia Tech

University of Georgia

Jersey Number:

71

Age:

40

Media & Interviews

Career Highlights

  • Five World Ultimate Club Championships (WUCC) appearances. 1997, 1999, 2002, 2006 Atlanta Ozone; 2010, Austin Showdown.

  • Team USA representative at two World Championships of Beach Ultimate (WUBC). 2015, 2017, Women’s Masters.

  • Team USA representative at two World Ultimate and Guts Championships (WUGC). 2005, Mixed. 2016, Women’s Masters. 

  • 4 time gold medalist (WUGC 2015 & 2016, WUBC 2015 & 2017)

  • College National Championship, University of Georgia, 2001

  • Runner-up Callahan Award, 1999-2001

  • Atlantic Coast College MVP 1999

Community Involvement

  • Founder/Coach of Atlanta Orbit (Womens Club, 2017-present)

  • Co-coach Decatur High School Girls

  • Coach for MELD (Girls Atlanta Middle School/High School, 2014-2016)

  • AFDC Social Director 2017-2018

Angela Lin

Maddy Frey

Co-Owner & Captain of the Atlanta Soul

Hometown:

Seattle, WA

Jersey Number:

16

Age:

38

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

Smith College

University of Washington

Media & Interviews

The Rise of the GA Tech Wreck Interview

Career Highlights

  • Three World Ultimate Club Championships (WUCC) appearances. 2010, Seattle Riot; 2012, Colombia Revolution; 2014, DC Scandal.

  • Bronze medal WUCC, 2014, DC Scandal

  • Bronze medal WUCC, 2010, Seattle Riot

  • Coach of the Year 2017 (College D1 Women’s, Southeast Region)

  • 1st female practice player for Atlanta Hustle (men’s semi-professional ultimate)

Community Involvement

  • Co-Founder/Coach for Atlanta Outbreak (Women’s club, 2014-2017)

  • Head coach for Georgia Tech Wreck (Women’s college D1, 2013-present)

  • Co-Founder, Atlanta Women's Ultimate (AWU) 2014.

Personal Achievements

  • -D-III soccer athlete at Smith College

  • -Owns a public health consulting business (Madeleine Frey Consulting LLC - learn more here)

 

Atlanta Soul Suit

Hometown:

Augusta, GA

Jersey Number:

26

Age:

25

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

Georgia Tech 

Media & Interviews

SE Status Interview: Coaching the GA Tech Tribe

Career Highlights

  • Captain, Atlanta Ozone (Women’s club, 2018)

  • Kathy Pufahl Spirit of the Game Nominee, 2016 (Ozone)

  • All-Region player, Women’s D1 Southeast region 2015

  • All-Region player, Women’s D1 Southeast region 2014

  • Captain, Georgia Tech Wreck (2013-2015)

  • Player, Georgia Tech Wreck (2011-2015)

Community Involvement

  • Director, Atlanta Women’s Ultimate (AWU). 2017-present

  • Coach for Georgia Tech Tribe (Men’s D1, 2015-present)

  • Coach for ATLiens (Boys U-20 YCC, 2017-present)

 

Cate Woodhurst

 

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Hometown:

Atlanta, GA

Jersey Number:

8

Age:

25

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

Harvard 

Media & Interviews

India Stubbs for the Callahan 2015

Career Highlights

  • Captain, Atlanta Ozone (Women’s club, 2018)

  • Eight club Nationals appearances (Atlanta Ozone, Boston Slow White, Atlanta Bucket)

  • All-Region player, Women’s D1 New England region, 2015

  • Player of the Year (POTY), Women’s D1 New England region, 2014

  • All-Region player, Women’s D1 New England region, 2013

  • Freshman of the Year (FOTY), Women’s D1 New England region, 2012

  • Bronze Medal at Junior Worlds 2010, Team USA

  • Captain, Harvard Quasar (2012-2015)

  • Captain, Paideia Groove (2010-2011)

Community Involvement

  • Coach for Paideia Demi Groove (High School girls JV, 2017-present)

  • Coach for Paideia Jr High (Middle School, 2016-present)

India Stubbs

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Hometown:

Lilburn, GA

Position:

Cutter

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

Georgia College and State University

Jersey Number:

4

Age:

28

Career Highlights

  • Three club Nationals appearances with Atlanta Ozone (2015-2017)

  • College Nationals with Georgia College, Women’s D-III, 2010

  • All-Region player, Women’s DIII Southeast region

  • Captain, Georgia College Lynx Rufus, 2011

Community Involvement

  • Coach for Grady Gauntlet (High School Girls, 2016)

Marissa Hicks

 

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Position:

Cutter

Jersey Number:

2

Age:

26

Hometown:

Ringgold, GA

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

University of Georgia

Media & Interviews

Interview with Fulcrum Media: Nationals 2016

Career Highlights

  • Eight club Nationals appearances with Atlanta Ozone

  • Captain, Atlanta Ozone, 2015-2017

  • College Nationals with University of Georgia, Women’s D1, 2013

  • All-Region player, Womens D1 Southeast region, 2013

  • Captain, University of Georgia Dawgma, 2012

Community Involvement

  • Coach for Catlanta (Girls U20 YCC, 2017)

  • Coach for Grady Gauntlet (High School Girls, 2014-2015)

  • Coach for Catlanta (Girls U20 YCC, 2014)

Emily Lloyd

 
 

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Position:

Cutter

Jersey Number:

33

Age:

20

Hometown:

Atlanta, GA

Current Club:

Georgia Tech Wreck (College)

College:

Georgia Tech

Media & Interviews

WJUC USA vs. Japan, 2016 - Watch

Ultiworld Rookie of the Year Watchlist, 2017

Career Highlights

  • Silver Medal at Junior Worlds, Team USA, 2016

  • Freshman of the Year (FOTY), Women’s D1 Southeast region, 2017

  • Player, Atlanta Outbreak, 2017

  • Ultiworld Rookie of the Year (ROTY) Runner-Up, 2017

  • Player, Georgia Tech Wreck (2016-2020)

  • Captain, Paideia Groove (2015-2016)

Ollie Peterson

 

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Position:

Handler

Jersey Number:

9

Age:

27

Hometown:

Conyers, GA

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

University of Georgia

Media & Interviews

Upwind Ultimate Underrated Players of 2017

Winner of the 2017 Michelle Ng Inspiration Award

Career Highlights

  • Two club Nationals with Atlanta Ozone

  • College Nationals with University of Georgia, Women’s D1, 2013

  • Player, Atlanta Outbreak (2014-2015)

  • Player, University of Georgia Dawgma (2009-2013)

Community Involvement

  • Coach for Paideia Groove (High School Girls, 2015-present)

  • Coach for Catlanta (Girls U20 YCC, 2015-2017)

Anraya Palmer

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Jersey Number:

55

Age:

30

Hometown:

Atlanta, GA

Position:

Cutter

Current Club:

Atlanta Bucket

College:

Wesleyan University

Career Highlights

  • Playing for Team Uruguay Mixed at World Ultimate Club Championships (WUCC) this July

  • Player for Atlanta Bucket (Club Mixed, 2017-Present)

  • Player for Atlanta Ozone (Club Womens, 2016)

  • Player for Asheville Cahoots (Club Mixed, 2014-2015)

  • Player for D.C. Veto (Club Womens, 2011)

  • Player for Wesleyan Vicious Circles (Womens DIII, 2007-2011)

Community Involvement

  • Gender Equity Chair for Atlanta Women’s Ultimate (AWU), 2018

  • Coach for Grady Gauntlet (High School Girls, 2016-Present)

  • Coach for Inman (Middle School Girls)

  • Youth Ultimate Director, Asheville Ultimate, 2015-2016.

  • Coach for UNC-Asheville Hellbenders (Women’s D1, 2015)

Evelina Pierce

 
 

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Position:

Handler

Jersey Number:

31

Age:

32

Hometown:

Atlanta, GA

Current Club:

JLP

College:

Kennesaw State University

Media & Interviews

Career Highlights

  • Five club Nationals appearances with Atlanta Ozone

  • Coach of the Year 2017 (College D1 Women’s, Southeast Region)

  • Player, Atlanta Ozone, 2013-2017

  • Player, Southern Revival, 2012

  • Player, Rival, 2006-2010

Community Involvement

  • Coach of Kennesaw Strix (Womens D1, 2012-Present)

  • Founder, Kennesaw Strix Ultimate Team (Womens D1, 2012)

Sam Stovall

 

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Jersey Number:

83

Age:

35

Hometown:

Atlanta, GA

Position:

Cutter

Current Club:

Atlanta Bucket

College:

University of Georgia

Career Highlights

  • Playing for Team Uruguay Mixed at World Ultimate Club Championships 2018 (WUCC)

  • 10 Club Nationals Appearances with Atlanta Ozone & Atlanta Bucket

  • Player, Team USA (Womens, 2006)

  • Player for Atlanta Bucket (Club Mixed, 2011, Present)

  • Player for Atlanta Ozone (Club Womens, 2004-2010, 2016-2017)

  • Captain, University of Georgia Hodawgs, 2006-2007

Community Involvement

  • Coach, Paideia Groove JV (High School Girls, 2015-2016)

  • Coach, Paideia Mixed (Middle School, 2016)

Shanye Crawford

 

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Position:

Cutter

Jersey Number:

3

Age:

26

Hometown:

Dacula, GA

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

Georgia College and State University

Media & Interviews

Underrated Player of 2017, Upwind Ultimate

Career Highlights

  • 4 club Nationals appearances with Atlanta Ozone

  • 3 college Nationals appearances with GCSU Lynx Rufus

  • Player, Atlanta Ozone (Club Womens, 2014-Present)

  • Player, Atlanta Bucket (Club Mixed, 2013)

  • Captain, GSCU Lynx Rufus, 2014-2015

Paige Carver

 

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Position:

Handler

Jersey Number:

44

Age:

31

Hometown:

Floyd, VA

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

Agnes Scott College

Media & Interviews

Spotlight on World Games Qualification

Career Highlights

  • Gold Medal with Team USA, World Ultimate and Guts Championships (WUGC), Womens 2016

  • 9 club Nationals with Atlanta Ozone and Atlanta Bucket

  • Player, Atlanta Ozone (Club Womens, 2011-Present)

  • Player, Atlanta Bucket (Club Mixed, 2009-2010)

Community Involvement

  • Coach, Georgia State University Vixen

Mira Walker

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Position:

Handler

Jersey Number:

19

Age:

27

Hometown:

Columbus, OH

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

Oberlin College, Emory University

Media & Interviews

Feature on

Emory Luna

Career Highlights

  • 5 Club Nationals Appearances: Madison Heist 2013-2016, Atlanta Ozone 2017

  • 3 College DIII Nationals Appearances with Oberlin Praying Manti, 2010, 2011, 2013

  • Beach National Champion, Womens Division 2016

  • Player, Atlanta Ozone (Club Womens, 2017-Present)

  • Player, Madison Heist (Club Womens, 2013-2016)

  • All Region Player, Ohio Valley Womens, 2013

  • Player, Notorious CLE (Club Womens, 2011)

Community Involvement

  • Coach, Emory Luna (College Womens D1, 2016-Present)

  • Coach, CAtlanta (Girls U-20 YCC, Present)

  • Coach, Wisconsin Atropa (College Womens Dev, 2013-2016)

  • Coach, MUFAbots (Mixed U-20 YCC, 2014-2015)

Kayla Emrick

 
 

Atlanta Soul Athlete

Hometown:

Sarasota, FL

Position:

Cutter

Current Club:

Atlanta Ozone

College:

Georgia Institute of Technology

Jersey Number:

52

Age:

26

Career Highlights

  • Player for Atlanta Ozone (Club Womens, 2017-Present)

  • Captain/Founder of D.C. Grit (Club Womens, 2015-2017)

  • Captain, Georgia Tech Wreck (College Womens, 2012-2014)

  • Player, Death by Jubilee (Club Mixed, 2014)

  • Player, Swing State (Club Mixed, 2013)

Community Involvement

  • Coach, Georgia Tech Wreck (College Womens D1, 2017-Present)

  • Coach, Georgetown Huckin’ Foyas (College Womens D1, 2016-2017)

Lily Ponitz

Team Manager & Athlete

Jersey Number:

23

Age:

26

Hometown:

Boston, MA

Position:

Handler

Current Club:

Atlanta Bucket

College:

Northeastern University, Georgia Institute of Technology

Career Highlights

  • Playing International Club with Espoo Atletico (Women’s, Finland)

  • 2 college Nationals Appearances with Northeastern Valkyries

  • Coach of the Year, New England High School Girls, 2017

  • Player, Atlanta Bucket (Club Mixed, 2018)

  • Captain/Founder, Boston Siege (Club Womens, 2015-2017)

  • Captain, Northeastern Valkyries, 2014

  • Player, Boston Vice (Club Womens, 2011-2014)

Community Involvement

  • Coach, Georgia Tech Wreck (College Womens D1, 2017-Present)

  • Coach, Lincoln-Sudbury Warriors (High School Girls, 2017)

  • Coach, Northeastern Valkyries (College Womens D1/Dev, 2015-2017)

Lizzie Jones

 
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