Pensky's Take "Lindsay has had a challenging year in this program. Hopefully things go well with her ankle surgery and she makes a full recovery. I'd love to see the day where a 100% healthy Lindsay Simpson suits up for this team."
On Simpson: Back-up keeper who will miss the entire season after undergoing surgery on her ankle in July.
As a freshman (2004): Missed the entire season with an injury to her left ankle.
Before Maryland: Four-year letterwinner at Whitefield Academy in Mableton, Ga. ... served as a team captain all four years ... named team MVP as a freshman, sophomore and senior ... posted seven shutouts as a senior in helping her team to the state playoffs in just its second varsity season ... played club soccer for Metro North U-18 since 2001 ... honored as the Defensive Player of the Year in 2003 and was a Georgia State finalist for the Wilma C. Rudolph Courage Award ... played for Tophat Soccer Club from 1990-2001 ... member of the Georgia ODP program since 2000 and the Super Y Atlanta Silverbacks in 2003-04 ... one of ten Sports Champions of Greater Atlanta combining outstanding athletic, academic and character achievements.
Personal: Daughter of Linda and Hal Simpson ... sister of Matt (15) ... maintained a 4.0 GPA in high school and was part of student government and the honor council ... other interests include traveling and hanging out with friends ... enrolled in the college of letters and sciences.