2016 Sidelined by injury to start the season, and in the final seven games on the year, McCallister still managed to make a dynamic impact in the five games she played and started in ... She got her first start in the big 1-0 win over Tennessee Tech that was the catalyst for the Catamounts three-game winning streak, in the middle of the season, that also included a 1-0 shutout at Mercer and a 3-0 blanking of The Citadel ... With McCallister in the line-up, WCU was 4-1, had four shutouts, outscored opponents 8-3 and outshot opponents 22-9 ... All told, four of WCU's eight wins on the season came with McCallister in the line-up.
High School Soccer & Club: Tabbed to the 2015 All-North Carolina Team by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Played in the Clash of the Carolinas All-Star Game-Selected MVP of the NCCA East/West All-Star Game after scoring a goal for the West squad and finishing with a game-high tying four shots ... Named to the 3A North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association all-state team as a senior-Tallied 46 goals, including eight game winners, and added 17 assists for 109 points in 2015 ... Led her high school to the 3A state crown in 2015 with a 24-4 record ... Capped her career with a school-record 152 goals, second most in Western North Carolina history ... Set the school mark in the first game of 2015 against Hendersonville HS ... Netted seven hat tricks as a senior, including a high of five goals against Ledford HS ... Posted hat tricks in three-consecutive matches, against North Buncombe HS, Erwin HS and North Henderson HS ... Notched a hat trick in the 2015 state semifinal win over Cuthbertson HS ... Selected as the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Mountain Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year and to the all-league team each year ... Named a MaxPreps/NSCAA National Player of the Week May 21, 2015 ... Scored the game-winning goal in the conference title clincher against Roberson HS ... Garnered 2014 3A North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association First Team honors ... Added another all-state plaudit in 2013 ... Named as the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Asheville Citizen-Times All-Western North Carolina Player of the Year ... Tallied 45 goals and a school-record 31 assists for a school-standard best of 121 points during her junior campaign ... Led her high school to a 26-1 record, including 12-0 in conference play, in 2014 ... Member of the 2014 PowerAde State Games for the West squad ... Earned a spot on the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association All-Region 10 Team as a senior ... Named team MVP in 2014 and 2015 ... Served as the team captain in 2015 ... Winner of the Bill Owen Memorial Scholarship ... Presented the Dixon, Hughes Goodman 4A/3A Female Athlete of the Year at the 2015 Citizen-Times Western North Carolina banquet ... Led club team to a berth in the 2014 NCYSA Final Four- Scored 25 goals and added eight assists with club program in 2014-15-Participated in ODP Region Camp in 2013 and 2014.
Academics: Graduated with honors with 4.5 GPA ... Member of National Honors Society ... Presented the North Carolina Academic Scholar Award ... Class Vice President ... Member of Special Olympic Buddy Club.
Family: Father -- Neal McCallister, Mother -- Lisa McCallister