A returning letter winner who started as a freshman last year in the defense • a Top 20 national recruit in the Class of 2011 according to Top Drawer Soccer • UNC coaches call her a natural defender • expected to compete for a starting position again in 2012 at a position in which the Tar Heels now have great depth.
Freshman Season (2011)
Played in 17 games last season, missing three games after being injured in the Ohio State game • did not see action against UNCG, Texas A&M and NC State • started 14 games before the Tar Heels reconfigured their lineup for the NCAA Tournament • she came off the bench in a key reserve role in the post-season • was amongst the UNC leaders in minutes played with 1,257 • played the full 90 minutes against Nebraska, Ohio State and Clemson.
ODP, National Teams & Club Soccer
Member of Lonestar '93 Red club team since 2009 • led team to state championships in 2010 & 2011 • named to 2009 adidas ESP All-Star Team • 2010 ECNL All-Event Team selection • named best defender at 2011 UIL All-District event • honored on the 2010 NCSAA Youth All-Region Soccer Team.
2011 graduate of McNeil High School in Austin, Texas • since 2007 played right, left and center back and forward when needed • also played point guard in basketball and ran sprints and relays on the track team • had a best time of 12.51 seconds in the 100 meters • earned academic All-District honors as a senior • graduated as a Texas Scholar in the Distinguished Achievement Program.
Satara Melonie Murray was born July 1, 1993 in Brooklyn, N.Y. • the daughter of Glenda Prince • undeclared major • senior acolyte at St. Paul's Episcopal Church • played clarinet in middle school • her aunt, Melonie Murray, ran track for Jamaica.
Satara Murray's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS SH G A PTS
2011 17/14 0 0 0 0
Totals 17/14 0 0 0 0