OUTLOOK -- Good work rate, an experienced player ... Will challenge for time up top or in the midfield ... Fiesty, aggressive running puts opponents under pressure and creates chances for scoring opportunities ... Has improved her ability to run in box and finish chances ... Does the demanding work in the mifield to help keep possession.
2005 -- Played in 18 matches with nine starts for the Gamecocks ... Scored one goal and added two assists in 7-0 season-opening win over Mercer (8/26) ... Tallied an assist in match vs. Charlotte (9/11) ... Finished the season with one goal and three assists for five points ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2004 -- Played in 17 matches with 10 starts ... Five of Foster's 10 starts were against SEC opponents; Kentucky, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Arkansas and LSU ... Tallied seven shots on goal ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2003 -- Led Gamecocks in scoring as a freshman with four goals and four assists for 12 points on the year ... Named to SEC All-Freshman Team ... Scored game-winning goals in back-to-back USC victories over NC State (9/21) and Wofford (9/24) ... Scored one goal and added an assist in 3-1 win vs. Dartmouth (9/7) ... Also scored a goal and had an assist at Tennessee, first vs. an SEC opponent (10/12) ... Recorded assists vs. Texas A&M (9/12) and Georgia Southern (9/26).
PRE-COLLEGE -- Four-year letter winner in soccer ... First team all-county her sophomore, junior and senior year ... Sidelined by injury after four games her senior year ... Club team won a state championship.
PERSONAL -- Full name is Mary Alice Foster ... Majoring in pharmacy ... Chose USC over Florida, Pennsylvania and UAB ... Chose USC because of the team, coaches and academics ... Favorite athlete is Brian McBride ... Enjoys playing the guitar and hiking ... Born on September 15, 1984 ... Parents are Rita and Ben Foster.