Wyoming Soccer Inks Utah Standout

June 20, 2005

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming head soccer coach Anne Moore announced today the signing of Tamika Wilson of Orem, Utah to a national letter of intent to attend Wyoming and play soccer for the Cowgirls in the fall.

Tamika Wilson, 5-6, Forward and Midfielder, Orem, Utah (Orem HighSchool)

Wilson was a four year starter, a four year letterwinner, and a two time team captain at Orem High School. Following her senior season, she was named honorable mention All-State, All-Utah Valley, first team All-Region VII, and the MVP of her team, after leading Orem High with11 goals. She also led the Golden Tigers in scoring as a junior, tallying 12 goals. That year, she was a second team All-Region VII selection and her team's offensive MVP. As a sophomore, she was an All-State honorable mention selection, a second team All-Region VII selection and Orem's offensive MVP. She was named to the 2004 Utah College Showcase All-Tournament team last November. She has been named to the Orem Honor Roll every year of her high school career.

"Tamika is a very versatile player who keeps getting better every time she steps on the field," said UW head coach Anne Moore. "She has the whole package; athleticism, speed, and the ability to score goals from the forward and midfield positions. We are very excited that she had decided to make Wyoming her home for the next four years."