BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University's head women's soccer coach Simon Duffy has announced the signing of one more player for the class of 2014. Bailey Torrez, a transfer student from the University of Nevada has signed to continue her college soccer career at King.
Bailey Torrez, Reno, Nev.
Damonte Ranch High School
5-7, Center Back
Club team: Las Vegas Premier
Previous School: University of Nevada
Parents: Fran and Chuck Torrez
Bailey comes to King via the University of Nevada. The Reno, Nev., native will bring with her a wealth of experience playing at the NCAA Division I level. During her high school career she was selected second team All-Sierra League and most inspirational by her teammates as a senior. Torrez also won the Nevada State Cup with her club team, Las Vegas Premier. In addition Bailey was a member of National Honor Society, Health Occupation Students of America, and Student Council in high school. She also made the Dean's List of the Division of Health Sciences for the fall 2013 semester at the University of Nevada. In addition to playing, Bailey also coaches club soccer with Legacy F.C. and holds a USSF E and USSF National D license.
"Bailey is a brilliant signing for us here at King. She is going to join the program and make an immediate impact, not just on the field but off the field with her leadership, work ethic and overall character," said Duffy. "She is a very solid center back with natural athleticism and strength while also being very composed on the ball and a great understanding of the game. We are definitely fortunate to have someone of her caliber joining the squad and we feel like this final piece to the puzzle can help us achieve our goals this fall. There is no doubt this year's recruiting class will add talent, athleticism, and most of all fantastic character to the program and we are eager to get going in August."