Co-Ivy League Player of the Week (9/23)
College Sports Madness Second Team All-Ivy
Played in 16 games with 15 starts in the cage as a junior … Finished 6-6-3 on the season with a 1.00 goals against average … Made 65 saves…was part of five team shutouts, with two solo blanks … Made her season debut against Purdue (9/6) and made seven saves … Had three stops against Northwestern (9/8) … Recorded her first win and team shutout vs. Fordham (9/13) … Made eight saves against UConn (9/15) … Played 110 minutes in a scoreless tie with St John’s (9/20) and made eight saves … Four stops in a 1-0 win over Maine (9/22) ... Made one save in a win over UMass Lowell (9/26) … Recorded a two-save shutout against Princeton (10/5) … Stopped four shots in a 1-0 win at Yale (10/12) … Completed the season with a 4-1 win over Cornell (11/9).
NSCAA Second-Team All-Region
College Sports Madness Second-Team All-Ivy
Started 17 games in net for the Big Green … Posted a 13-4-0 record … Allowed just 12 goals and boated a 0.72 goals against average … .833 saves percentage … Posted five or more saves on four occasions, including a season-high seven saves against Penn (10/13) … Played 1491:37 minutes … Led the Ivy League in saves with 60 in the year … Registered an Ivy League-best seven shutouts … Closed the season on a seven winning streak … Allowed more than one goal on just three occasions.
In her rookie campaign started 10 games in net for the Big Green ... Posted a 1-9-0 record ... Made a career-high eight saves in her first collegiate start at Texas A&M (9/2)... Made five or more saves on three occasions ... Earned her first win in a 2-1 win over Vermont (9/8) ... Played 891:14 minutes ... Concluded the season with a 1.72 goals against average and a .696 saves percentage.
Brings an impressive pedigree to the Big Green, recently been named the 2010 Gatorade State Player of the Year for New York and having played as a member of England's national team ... Played on England's U-17 national team and U-19 national team, with a perfect 6-0 record ... Scholastically, played four years of varsity soccer for Rye, serving as team captain her last two seasons ... Led her team to the NY State Class A Championship in 2008 and the finals in 2010 ... As a senior, Saunders recorded 16 shutouts and gave up only five goals in 23 games as her team went 22-1 and ended the season ranked eighth in the ESPN RISE national rankings ... Earned a host of accolades as a senior including: NSCAA All-America (also in 2009), ESPN Rise All-America Second Team, New York State Player of the Year, Journal News Player of the Year, MSG Varsity (Cablevision) Player of the Year ... Named all-state, all-league and all-section her sophomore, junior and senior years ... Prior to joining up with the English FA, she participated in the Olympic Development Program, including traveling to a tournament in Costa Rica in 2008 and was on the Super Y League National Select Team ... Played club soccer for the prestigious New York Athletic Club women's team as part of the Women's Premier Soccer League, backstopping her squad to the USASA Women's National Cup in 2010 ... Team also previously won the New York State Cup (2006, '07), New Jersey State Cup (2009) and the Jefferson Cup (2010).
Tatiana is the daughter of Christian and Martina Saunders and she was born in Jerusalem ... Has two brothers, Sebastian, who played football at McGill, and Cornelius, who is on the fencing team at Yale.
Saunders' Career Stats