Tennessee Olympians: Hannah Wilkinson, Women’s Soccer

Hannah2Hannah Wilkinson is Tennessee’s active leader in goals (22) and points (53) and will likely crack the top 10 in program history in both categories this season. The Whangarei, New Zealand native burst onto the college soccer scene in 2012, scoring eight goals en route to earning NSCAA third-team All-America honors and first-team All-SEC recognition while also helping UT reach the NCAA Tournament. Wilkinson’s best season came in 2014 when she scored nine goals and had three assists for 21 total points.

Wilkinson has extensive experience with the New Zealand Women’s National Team, making 72 appearances with the full national team while tallying 23 career goals. She helped lead the Football Ferns to a FIFA Women’s World Cup appearance in 2011 and a quarterfinal appearance at the 2012 London Olympics. Wilkinson’s most significant contribution was scoring an equalizer in extra time to help New Zealand earn a 2-2 draw against Mexico in the final group stage game of the 2011 World Cup.

Read more about UT athletes at the Rio Olympics from UT Sports.