University of Georgia signs six 2022 recruits for National Letters of Intent
ATHENS, Georgia – The University of Georgia football team announced the addition of six new Bulldogs for the 2022 season with the signing of National Letters of Intent.
Joining the Bulldogs next season are: Emilie Cook (Chapel Hill, North Carolina), Millie Filson (Gainesville, Georgia), Jada gibson (San Diego, California), Cate hardin (Marietta, Georgia), Kenzie Solomon (Atlanta, Georgia), and Sutton webb (Salisbury, North Carolina). The 2022 class consists of two forwards, two midfielders, a defender and a goalkeeper.
Émilie Cook | Forward | NC Courage ECNL Academy | Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Cook joins Georgia after playing five years for the NC Courage GDA / ECNL program, helping them reach fourth place nationally. For the past three seasons, she has been coached by current interim NC Courage NWSL head coach Sean Nahas. Prior to Courage, the England native was named team captain by the Triangle Futbol Club Alliance in 2016 and was the top scorer in the 2014-15 season.
Millie Filson | Forward | Gwinnett Football Academy | Gainesville, Georgia
Filson joins the Bulldogs after capturing UFA Norcross for three seasons (2018-20) and helping them win the U.S. National Club Soccer Cup championship in 2019, before joining Gwinnett Soccer Academy this season. Playing for Lakeview Academy, Filson set a new school record for goals in one season in 2021 and was a finalist for the Georgia Coaches Association Player of the Year award, in addition to being named to an All- Stat and All-Region.
Jada Gibson | Defender | San Diego Surf Football Club | San diego, california
Gibson arrives in Athens after four years with San Diego Surf Soccer Club’s top USDA and ECNL teams, playing mostly right-back. Last season, she played her first season of high school football for Bonita Vista, advancing to the California State semi-finals. Gibson was also called up to the Trinidad and Tobago national team in 2020, preparing to play in the 2020 CONCAF Championships before the tournament was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cate Hardin | Middle / Front | Concorde Fire ECNL | Marietta, Georgia
Hardin joins Georgia after capturing the Concorde Fire team, helping the team win the ECNL Southeast Region Championship in 2021. Playing for the Fellowship Christian School, she was named a student- GHSAA 1A private athlete of the year and in the first team All -Regional and elite 11 team all classes. Hardin has also been named to the United Soccer Coaches States team and is currently nominated for 2021 Georgia Player of the Year.
Kenzie Salomon | Goalkeeper | Concorde Fire ECNL | Atlanta, Georgia
Solomon joins the Bulldogs after playing the previous two seasons for Concorde Fire, helping them reach the ECNL National Quarter-Finals and place 5th overall in the National Rankings. At net in the 2020-21 season, she recorded a 93.8 save percentage and allowed just six goals in 29 games, posting 22 shutouts for the season with an average of 3.4 saves per. match. For Riverwood International Charter School, Solomon led his team to the semi-finals of GHSAA 6A.
Sutton Webb | Midfielder | Charlotte Independence Football Club | Salisbury, North Carolina
Webb signs with Georgia after captaining the Charlotte Independence Super Cup squad and winning ECNL All-Conference First Team Honors. She was previously named to the ODP All-South Region squad and was selected for the 2020 ODP Costa Rica International Tournament. Playing for Salisbury High School, Webb was named North Carolina player in 2021, twice. named All-Conference and All-Region and named Rowan County (NC) Female Athlete of the Year in 2021.