In 2013 (Freshman): Abi showed a ton of promise as a freshman for the Golden Eagles, appearing in all 19 matches, starting the final 13 for Tech…tallied 1,278 minutes on the year…finished second on the team with six points…second with two assists and tied for second with two goals…second on TTU in both shots with 21 and shots-on-goal with 10…fourth on the team with a .476 shot-on-goal percentage…collected the game-winning score at Findlay on Sep. 6, her first career goal…scored Tech’s lone goal against Eastern Kentucky on Oct. 27, taking a season-high four shots as well…picked up two assists in the span of four matches from Sep. 20-29…played in at least 80 minutes on five separate occasions.
HIGH SCHOOL: Gearing played both volleyball and lacrosse at Libertyville High School, while playing year-round club soccer… member of a lacrosse team that finished fourth in state in 2010… made honor roll all four years at LHS… member of the National Honor Society and awarded the Prairie State Achievement Award.
CLUB/ODP EXPERIENCE: Gearing suited up for the
Eclipse Select Soccer Club, playing amongst the nation’s best
for three years… the team, which ranked as high as No. 2 in
the nation and No. 1 in the Midwest Conference, placed fifth in the
2010-11 USYSA National League Blue Division and third in the
2011-12 USYSA National League Red Division… led the club in
scoring in 2011-12 in the National League and was tied for third
overall… participated on U16, U17, U18 teams with the
PERSONAL: Daughter of Jeffrey Ray and Wendi Gearing… born December 9, 1994… full name is Abigayle Kristin Gearing… once named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll...intends to pursue a career as a veterinarian… plans on majoring in pre-veterinary science.