CU women sign John Wood CC transfer Cruz
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
CU women sign John Wood CC transfer Cruz

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Yasmin Cruz to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.

The Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil, native played a versatile role at John Wood Community College playing center back, midfield, and attacking midfielder positions. She scored one goal for the Blazers last season and recorded one assist in 2018. Cruz was named to the Mid-West Academic All-Conference team in 2018 and 2019. She attended Las Plumas High School where she achieved a 4.0 grade-point average.

Cruz plans on studying kinesiology at Cumberland and aspires to be a professional soccer player. Afterward, she wants to attend physical therapy school and become a coach. 

She joins Caroline Vieira, Becca Campbell, and Katharina Gessner in the women's soccer signing class.

Yasmin is the daughter of Reginaldo Baptista Da Cruz and Cátia Helena Gonçalves Da Silva.