Veteran player who will transition into the back .. has drawn backup duty in reserve role the past two years ... features tireless work ethic and great will to win ...solid foot skills ... strong understanding of the game ... excellent distribution skills and can strike from a distance ... has necessary tools and potential for an outstanding senior year ... product of USMA Prep School ... letterwinner.
2009: Drew duty in 18 games with nine starts ... involved in all seven shutouts and was in starting lineup in first five ... in starting rotation in first four games of season, three of those shutouts, and seven of first eight matches ... Black Knights posted five shutouts during that period ... season-high two shots recorded in season opener against Maryland ... competed in six of seven Patriot league matches, drawing start against Navy ... five of 10 shots taken were on goal.
2008: Appeared in 18 of 21 games ... drew six consecutive starts early in the season during which time Army posted three shutouts compiling a 4-2 mark ... first career start was against Colorado College at the Falcon Invitational (hosted by Air Force) in mid-September ... two games later recorded first collegiate point assisting on second goal as part of double-assist tandem in 3-2 road heartbreaker at Siena ... on the field in five of seven Patriot League matches helping Army to a school-conference shutout mark (six) ... drew playing time in all three postseason matches versus Bucknell in the semifinals and Navy in the championship round of the Patriot League Tournament ... one of two sophomores to compete in the opening round at the NCAAs against No. 16 Virginia in Army's first-ever trip.
2007: Saw action in two games, working way onto the field in a pair of Patriot League matches late in season ... Army did not give up a goal in 220 minutes in battling American and Lehigh to 0-0 overtime draws ... tie with Lehigh clinched a spot to the conference tournament.
High School: Starred three years as midfielder at Rossview High ... attended Clarksville Academy senior year, both in the state of Tennessee ... earned host of honors to include all-state, all-region and all-district accolades ... three times named team MVP, twice as offensive player and other as midfielder ... played club ball in Germany for three years and member of Europe ODP Team as well ... played with Germany's Simone Laudeher who scored the second goal against Brazil in the 2007 World Cup final, securing a 2-0 win ... lone American named to the 2002 Bavarian State Select Team ... on Tennessee ODP team ... four-year member of TNFC/Diadora Impact 88 that was ranked 15th nationally and were seven-time state champions.
Personal: Given name is Carlie Megan Turnnidge ... parents' names are Colin and Libby Turnnidge ... father retired as a Major in the U.S. Army ... spent over 13 years in Special Forces ... ran track and cross country at Columbia ... ROTC instructor at VMI ... mother earned basketball scholarship to Charleston Southern University (Baptist College) where she was a starting guard all four years ... brother Colin III currently attending Fishburne Military School where he is a member of the cross country and track teams ... majoring in Psychology.