THIS YEAR: Returns for her fourth year with the Cougars as the leader along the backline with potential to contend for all Pac West honors.
2011 (junior): Earned NAIA all-American honorable mention status despite having her junior season cut short due to a knee injury on Nov. 4 against the Master's during the GSAC tournament...Named to the all-GSAC team for the second straight year...Started in all 16 games that she played in...finished the year with one assist and four shots...The Cougars outscored their opponents 26-6 when Harding was in the lineup...Azusa Pacific had a 0.367 goals-against-average in games Harding played in.
2010 (sophomore): Started in all 23 season games the Cougars played in ... Assisted the game winning goal to defeat conference rival Point Loma Nazarene 3-2 ... Tallied one goal and one assist for a total of three points on the season ... Two of six shots taken were on goal for a shots on goal percentage of .333 ... Named to the all-GSAC Team and 2010 and NAIA All-American First Team.
2009 (freshman): Started all 19 games she appeared in ... Helped anchor a Cougar defense that shutout 10 of its opponents during the season ... Had five shots on the season ... Tallied one assist in a 2-1 victory over Mobile.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of varsity soccer for head coach Bo Whieldon at Upland (Calif.) High ... Captained the Highlanders as a 2009 senior ... Was a three-time All Baseline League member, including first team honors as a senior and junior ... Was a member of the 2006 Highlander CIF championship team.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 31, 1990, in Upland, Calif. ... Parents are Vic and Linda Harding ... Has two older brothers ... Father, Vic, played football for Azusa Pacific in the early 1980s ... Is majoring in social work... Enjoys gymnastics.