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Content The 2011 Louisiana Tech soccer team information guide is a publication of the Athletics Media Relations Office. It has been designed as a source of information for the news media and Lady Techster soccer fans. Every effort has been made to include pertinent and timely information. Should you need additional information such as feature material and/or statistics, please direct your inquiries to the media relations office.

Quick Facts ...........................................................................2 Administrative Support .........................................................3 Athletics Council ...................................................................4 Head/Assistant Coaches .......................................................4 Welcome to the Family .........................................................5 Lady Techster Soccer Field ..................................................25 Season Outlook ...................................................................26 Head Coach Kevin Sherry ...................................................28 Assistant Coaches ...............................................................30 Player Bios ..........................................................................32

Editors: Phillip Pongratz, Malcolm Butler, Patrick Walsh and Kristen Rodgers

Records ...............................................................................55

Contributors: Pongratz, Louisiana Tech News Bureau, Louisiana Tech Marketing and Public Relations Department Covers, Layout and Design: Donnie Bell Design. Photography: Donny Crowe, Tom M orris, Darrell James, James Garner, Matt Lange, Donald Page.

Louisiana Tech University will be a conference leader in performance by investing strategically in studentathletes’ development, providing superior facilities, and enhancing program support to achieve a local and national image of success and dominance.

Opponents ...........................................................................48 Western Athletic Conference ......................................................51 2010 Results & Statistics .....................................................53

Year-by-Year Scores ..............................................................60 Team-by-Team Scores ..........................................................61 Honors & Letterwinners ......................................................62 Endowed Scholarships .......................................................63 LTAC ....................................................................................64 University President Dr. Dan Reneau ...............................................................66 Athletics Director Bruce Van De Velde .........................................................67 Athletic Administration .......................................................68 TV/Radio Roster ................................................................... 74

Athletic Mission Statement

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News releases, photos and other services are available to accredited members of the news media. Current releases, statistics and photos can also be obtained at LATechSports.com.

Athletic Vision

Embody excellence in everything we do. Develop student-athletes to maximize their potential in mind, body and spirit. Bring pride, admiration, and loyalty to the University family, community and state. Win with integrity.

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GENERAL Location: Ruston, La. Founded: 1894 Enrollment: 11,500 Nickname: Lady Techsters Colors: Red and Blue Joined WAC: July 1, 2011 President Dr. Daniel Reneau Athletics Director: Bruce Van De Velde SWA: Mary Kay Hungate Athletic Department: 318-257-4111 Ticket Office: 318-257-3631 Web Site: www.LATechSports.com TEAM INFORMATION 2010 Record: 15-6-0 (8-4 home, 7-2 away, 0-0 neutral) 2010 WAC Record: 5-3-0 (t-3rd) All-Time Record: 50-62-12 (.452), 7 years All-Time WAC Record: 6-32-6 (.205), 6 years Number of WAC Titles: None Last WAC Title: N /A NCAA Appearances: None Last Appearance: N/A Starters R/L: 10/1 Letterwinners R/L: 18/5 Newcomers:: 10 COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Kevin Sherry (Bangor University (Wales), 1985) Record at Tech: 39-32-7 (.545), 5th Season Career Record: 112-61-21 (.631), 11th Season Assistant Coaches: Kat McCullough - Louisiana Tech, 2010 Binni Keleta - Grambling St, 2010 Volunteer Coach: Freddie Acosta Soccer Office: 318-257-4111 2011 LA Tech Schedule Date Opponent Location Time Aug. 19 South Alabama Ruston, La. 4 p.m. Aug. 21 at Southern Miss Hattiesburg, Miss. 1 p.m. Aug. 23 at LSU-Shreveport Shreveport, La. 3 p.m. Aug. 26 at McNeese State Lake Charles, La. 7 p.m. Aug. 28 Troy Ruston, La. 1 p.m. Sept. 2 vs. Tennessee Tech# Jacksonville, Ala. 5 p.m. Sept. 4 at Jacksonville State# Jacksonville, Ala. 2:30 p.m. Sept. 9 Stephen F. Austin Ruston, La. 4 p.m. Sept. 11 at Jackson State Jackson, Miss. 4 p.m. Sept. 16 at Texas State San M arcos, Texas 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at Sam Houston State Huntsville, Texas 1 p.m. Sept. 23 at Prairie View A&M Prairie View, Texas 7 p.m. Sept. 25 Southeastern Louisiana Ruston, La. 2 p.m. Oct. 2 New Mexico State* Ruston, La. 1 p.m. Oct. 7 at Nevada* Reno, Nev. 9 p.m. Oct. 9 at Utah State* Logan, Utah 2 p.m. Oct. 16 Idaho* Ruston, La. 1 p.m. Oct. 21 at Fresno State* Fresno, Calif. 5 p.m. Oct. 23 at San Jose State* San Jose, Calif. 2 p.m. Oct. 30 Hawai’i* Ruston, La. 1 p.m. Nov. 3 WAC Tournament Fresno, Calif. TBA Nov. 4 WAC Tournament Fresno, Calif. TBA Nov. 6 WAC Tournament Fresno, Calif. TBA All times are CST # Denotes Adidas Gamecock Soccer Classic (at Jacksonville, Ala.) * Denotes Western Athletic Conference game

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2010 RESULTS Date Opponent Aug 20 at Stephen F. Austin Aug 22 at Lamar Aug 27 SAM HOUSTON STATE Aug 29 ARKANSAS STATE Sep 01 at Grambling State Sep 03 ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF Sep 05 MCNEESE STATE Sep 10 TEXAS STATE Sep 15 at Tennessee Tech Sep 17 at Murray State Sep 19 JACKSONVILLE STATE Sep 24 NICHOLLS STATE Oct 01 UTAH STATE* Oct 03 NEVADA* Oct 08 at Idaho* Oct 10 at Boise State* Oct 15 SAN JOSE STATE* Oct 17 FRESNO STATE* Oct 22 at Hawaii* Oct 29 at New Mexico State* Nov 04 BOISE STATE# * Western Athletic Conference game # WAC Tournament FACILITY INFORMATION Stadium: Lady Techster Soccer Field Stadium Record: 15-6-0 (.714), 2 years Alternate: Joe Aillet Stadium Stadium Record: 13-15-4 (.469), 5 years MEDIA RELATIONS Director: Malcolm Butler Office Number: 318-257-3145 Soccer Contact: Phillip Pongratz Address: PO Box 3046 Ruston, LA 71271 Office Number: 318-257-5071 Cell Number: 931-446-4001 E-mail: pongratz@latech.edu Fax Number: 318-257-3757 Press Box: 931-446-4001 (Pongratz’ Cell)

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Score 1-2 1-0 2-1 0-1 8-0 3-1 4-0 2-1 3-2 3-1 3-0 8-0 0-1 3-1 0-2 1-0 5-4 0-2 3-0 2-0 1-2

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Justin Argenal Director of Ops. Men’s Basketball

Tyson Baldwin Aspire-Account Executive

Leah Beasley Assistant A.D./ Marketing

Josh Blaum G.A./Sports Medicine

Chris Brister LTS Properties/ Account Exec.

Diane Boyce G.A./Sports Medicine

Keith Bunch Head Athletic Trainer

Eric Buskirk Associate A.D./ External Ops.

Malcolm Butler Associate A.D./ Media Relations

Michael Calvin G.A./Sports Medicine

Brad Crowe G.A./Sports Medicine

Michele Dummett Assoc. Head Athletic Trainer

Mason Ellenberger

Brent Gallagher Aspire-Account Executive

Kelly Gayman Assistant Athletic Trainer

Ryan Gottlieb Manager-FRMC Aspire

Bill Graham Coordinator/ Special Events

Thomas Graham G.A./Defense Football

Bret Guice Intern/Ticket Operations

Lori Hamilton Assitant to the A.D.

Damon Harrington

Bradly Herman Student Success Specialist

Mary Kay Hungate

Ed Jackson Assistant Strength Coach

Sandra Kane Assistant/NCAA Compliance

Priscilla Keller Coordinator/LA Tech Kids’ Club

Leslie Kiletico FB Recruiting Office Coordinator

Clay Lewis Head Equipment Manager

Nicholas Love

Director of Ops. Women’s Basketball

Kasey McBrearty Marketing & Promotions Assoc.

Josh McDaniel Multimedia Services Manager

Adam McGuirt

Hunter McWilliams Director of Football Operations

Lisa Merritt Assistant A.D./ Academics

Office Coordinator/ WBB & Soccer

Brenda Milton

Aya Morioka G.A./Sports Medicine

Jacob Peeler Intern/Strength & Conditioning

Dana Pettit Accounting Technician

Marie Pipes Associate A.D./ CFO

Office Coordinator/ MBB & Volleyball

Rene Puckett

Alex Rhodes Intern/ Equipment Department

Kristen Rodgers Intern/Media Relations

Jason Russell G.A./Strength & Conditioning

Tommy Sisemore Director of Facilities

David Snyder Director of Video Operations

Chance Snow Assistant A.D./ Ticket Operations

Nicole Stefani Aspire-Account Executive

Kim Tanner Office Coordinator/ Facilities, SB, Bsbl

Kevin Tomaszek G.A./Video Operations

Chris Vaszily Intern/Strength & Conditioning

Christy Waguespack

Patrick Walsh Assoc. Media Relations Dir.

Zach Yenser G.A./Offense Football

Phillip Pongratz Intern/Media Realtions

Anna Kay Springer

Exec. Assistant/ Head FB Coach

Head Strength Coach

Intern/Sports Medicine

Senior Deputy A.D./SWA

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LTAC Director

G.M./LTS Properties

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Madeline Allen Aspire-Account Executive

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ATHLETICS COUNCIL Dr. James Liberatos Chairman

Dr. Les Guice

Mary Kay Hungate Ex-Officio

Dr. Guthrie Jarrell Alumni Rep.

Clint Carlisle SGA President

Lisa Cole

Steve Davison

Dr. Sean Dwyer

Dr. Marvin Green Alumni Rep.

Dr. Terri McConathy

Dr. Ken Rea

Sam Speed

Donna Thomas

Bruce Van De Velde Ex-officio

Sarah Dawson Softball

Sonny Dykes Football

Shawn Jackson Bowling

Jeff Parks Golf

Kevin Sherry Soccer

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Wade Simoneaux Baseball

Matt Sonnichsen Volleyball

Gary Stanley Track & Field

Teresa Weatherspoon Women’s Basketball

Mike White Men’s Basketball

Quintin Yray Tennis

Isaac Brown Men’s Basketball

Larry Carmichael Track & Field

Sara Carter Women’s Basketball

Kevin Curtis Football

Sten Eggen Football

Ebony Felder Women’s Basketball

Tony Franklin Football

Pierre Ingram Football

Shawn Jackson Track & Field

Derrick Jones Men’s Basketball

Binni Keleta Soccer

Brad Kerr Softball

Rob Koonz Football

Rob Likens Football

Dusty May Men’s Basketball

Kat McCullough Soccer

Amber Miles Softball

Pete Perot Football

Brad Pullin Golf

Brian Rountree Baseball

Tommy Spangler Football

Christy Stegall Volleyball

Mark Tommerdahl Football

Justin Wickard Track & Field

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WELCOME TO THE FAMILY “ Louisiana Tech will be a top research university. And every top research university in the United States has a top athletic program. That’s our goal. We’re developing a road map for Tech athletics.” -- Tech President Dr. Dan Reneau

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AT LOUISIANA TECH YOU ARE NOT A NUmbER, YOU ARE fAmILY. LOUISIANA TECH classified as a National University, the only Carnegie Doctoral/Research University and the only SREB Doctoral Four-Year 2 Research University in north Louisiana; also the only university in north Louisiana to earn a spot on the 2011 Best Colleges National Universities list. recognized by Small Times magazine as an industry leader in micro and nanotechnology for the third consecutive year, ranking Tech at No. 7 nationally for nanotechnology commercialization. ranked as one of the 100 Best Values in Public Colleges in the nation by Kiplinger’s Magazine for the third consecutive year. boasts a retention rate of 84.5, which tops the averages of both the LSU System (79.3) and the UL System (77.7).

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Louisiana Tech P resident Dr. Dan Reneau is known as one of the top collegiate presidents in the country and a staunch supporter of both academics and athletics.

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More thAn 700 coMpAnies nies worldwide trAvel Avel to c A cAMpus AMpus eAch yeAr to recruit louisiAnA isiAnA tech grAduAtes

“Louisiana Tech University is a family of students, instructors, staff, friends and alumni. We are teachers, doctors, engineers and artists. We are moms and dads, newlyweds, retirees and rookies on the job. Let us help you realize your dreams as we continue to realize the University’s dreams together. Join the family.” -- Dr. Dan Reneau, University President

QUARTER SYSTEm – bIg AdVANTAgE fOR THE STUdENT-ATHLETE Louisiana Tech has a unique advantage of being on the quarter system as opposed to the semester system. The quarter system provides significant advantages for the students: Lighter workload (take 3 classes instead of 5) Shorter academic sessions (12 weeks instead of 18) More frequent breaks during and between academic sessions More opportunities to withdraw or drop a class and still remain TOPS eligible

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PROgRAmS PROVIdEd bY bARC Tutoring and group help sessions in all subjects Supplemental instruction from students who have already successfully completed a certain course Writing assistance Advising opportunities Referral program for students needing additional assistance Computer labs and study hall space

“At Louisiana Tech, the professors, administrators and coaches are very supportive of us as student-athletes. There are so many wonderful people at this University who understand the importance of our education. As a studentathlete, I really couldn’t ask for more.” – Jasmine Bendolph Lady Techster Basketball (Senior Guard)

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Soccer standout Kiva Gresham was nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award following her outstanding career at Louisiana Tech. As a senior Gresham led the Lady Techsters to their best season in history while garnering numerous athletic and academic awards. She earned her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology.

Louisiana Tech baseball letterwinner Clint Ewing earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Ewing was named Academic All-American and was one of four runner-ups for the 2011 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award which goes to the nation’s top senior who shows excellence in four areas – community, classroom, character and competition.

LiSA MeRRiTT and BRAD HeRMAN team up in the Louisiana Tech athletics academic center to help the University’s studentathletes excel in the classroom and ultimately earn their degrees, something that is the No. 1 goal for the administration and coaches at Tech.

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“One of the reasons I chose Louisiana Tech four years ago was because of its academic reputation, and it has more than lived up to my expectations. It’s a first-class institution with first-class people.” – Matt Broha Bulldog Football (Senior DE)

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TOMORROW’S GRADUATE

LOUISIANA TECH saw more than 800 student-athletes earn Academic All-WAC honors since joining the league in 2001, including more than 80 this past year. recorded a student-athlete Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 70 percent which was its highest ever and which ranked among the best in the nation (Federal Graduation Rate Report). recorded its highest four-year graduation rate ever, which ranks No. 1 in the state of Louisiana among Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) public institutions and second among Western Athletic Conference schools (Federal Graduation Rate Report). saw eight of its 16 NCAA sanctioned programs record their highest multi-year APR rates ever while four of the programs registered their highest single year APR score ever. All 16 of Tech’s athletic teams were penalty free.

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LOUISIANA TECH boasts the University of Louisiana System’s highest graduation rate at 53.2 percent. boasts the ULS’ fastest time to completion for first time baccalaureates at 4.7 years. boasts the ULS’ highest average freshman ACT scores at 23.6.

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The National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame honored former Bulldog football player Quin Harris as a National Scholar-Athlete. Harris, who was a finalist for the coveted Draddy Trophy - considered the academic Heisman - was the first LA Tech player ever to receive the prestigious accolade.

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QUEST fOR ExCELLENCE – Meeting the needs of tech’s student-Athletes

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The construction of a 90,000-plus square-foot multipurpose facility in the south end zone of Joe Aillet Stadium will benefit every student-athlete at Louisiana Tech University.

STUdENT-ATHLETE bENEfITS INCLUdE:  New academic center  New state-of-the-art sports medicine facility  New strength and conditioning complex  New coaches offices and locker rooms for football, baseball, soccer, tennis, softball, golf and track and field  Video room with state-of-the-art capabilities  New auditorium for team and departmental meetings

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LOUISIANA TECH More than $12 million of the projected $20 million has already been committed as the project is moving forward and could break ground as soon as spring of 2012. Tech alums Steve Davison (pictured), Terry Bradshaw and Drake Mills form the Leadership Team that is spearheading the fundraising for the facility, along with Tech Athletics Director Bruce Van De Velde.

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LOUISIANA TECH already ranks among the state and conference leaders in student-athlete

Since Louisiana Tech joined the WAC in 2001, its athletic programs have captured 28 team championships and dozens of individual titles. Louisiana Tech has contracted with renowned sports architectural firm Populous to develop a master facility plan. Populous has created some of the most recognizable professional sports venues in the country: “This project addresses many of the needs of our student-athletes, enhances recruiting and provides a source of pride for our alumni and fans. Our vision is a quest for excellence and a desire, focus and commitment to be an institution that values academic and athletic excellence.”

 Yankee Stadium  Busch Stadium  AT&T Park  Pepsi Center  PNC Park  PETCO Park  Oriole Park at Camden Yards

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graduation rate and in Academic Progress Report rate, and the new academic center will further enhance and emphasize the University’s commitment to the classroom.

 Reliant Stadium “Quest for Excellence is a watershed event in the history of our athletics program and, through the private contributions of our friends and supporters, will put our University shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the most progressive and respected programs in the nation.” - Tech President Dr. Dan Reneau

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recorded its highest finish ever in the Western Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Cup in its 10th year of membership in the league. ranked sixth in the country in the Excellence in Management Cup, one of only four programs in the country to earn a top 10 spot in each of the past three years. won the NCAA Pack the House Challenge for the WAC for the fourth straight year, the only school in the country to win it four straight years. won the 2010 Turnkey PRISM Award, given to the college that best exemplifies development in the four categories of Marketing/ Branding, Fan Development, Community Relations and Customer/ Client Service.

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LOUISIANA TECH ON THE PLAYINg fIELdS:

Lady Techsters soccer recorded its best season in program history with 15 wins, including five in WAC play, as it finished third in the league and qualified for its first ever WAC Tournament. Lady Techster volleyball saw a program-record four players earn spots on the all-state team voted on by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.

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Bulldog football set a single-season attendance record this year as 116,908 fans watched LA Tech in its six home games at Joe Aillet Stadium.

Bulldog basketball saw the hiring of a new coach in highlyregarded Michael White, who spent the past seven years as an assistant in the Southeastern Conference at Ole Miss. Lady Techster basketball became only the second women’s program to win 1,000 games while claiming the WAC regular season title and its 27th trip to the NCAA Tournament.

Lady Techster tennis recorded its first winning season since the mid-90s as coach Quinton Yray’s squad took a big step forward. Lady Techster bowling found themselves ranked in the top 20 in the country during the season for the second straight year. Bulldog baseball recorded a winning season, saw three players selected in the MLB Draft and saw senior Clint Ewing named a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. Lady Techster softball qualified for its sixth straight WAC Tournament and upset NCAA participant Fresno State on its own field in the first round of the event.

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Bulldog golf recorded its best season in more than two decades as it won two team titles during the year and earned its highest ranking ever.

Lady Techsters indoor and outdoor track won the WAC Championships, marking the sixth indoor title in seven years and the seventh straight outdoor title. Bulldog track and field saw freshman Trey Hadnot earn WAC Freshman of the Year honors and earn a bronze medal in the 200-meters at the Pan Am Junior Championships.

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It’s a community of Tech students who want the convenience of on-campus living and the privacy and sophistication of hightech, spacious apartments and townhouses with a signature Louisiana Tech view .

UNIVERSITY PARk AmENITIES 2- and 4-bedroom designs Townhouse features a spiral staircase to a loft with two bedrooms and a bath Private bedroom phone and cable television Kitchen equipped with range and refrigerator High speed internet access A pedestrian bridge provides easy, direct access from UP to the heart of campus

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TOLLIVER HALL a cyber café with plasma TVs, webcams and wireless internet

STUdENT CENTER a large cafeteria-style area that allows students to choose from a variety of eating establishments including Chick-Fil-A and Burger King as well as a cafeteria

LOCAL RESTAURANTS students get plenty of Louisiana flavor as Ruston is full of local restaurants that range from a little Cajun spice to southern down-home cooking

QUAdRANgLE one of the most frequented areas of campus where students hang out under century-old oak trees to study and socialize

LAmbRIgHT INTRAmURAL CENTER a recreational facility complete with basketball courts, racquetball courts, a bowling alley, men’s and women’s weightrooms, an indoor track, saunas, steamrooms and plenty of cardio equipment. The brand new $12.5 million swimming complex will be completed this fall.

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 Art exhibits  Canoe excursions  Camping trips  Campus ministries  Concerts  Dances and cookouts  Greek life  Honor societies  Intramurals The Miss Tech pageant is just one of many annual student events on campus, including unity step shows, Greek Week, Spring Fling, homecoming, talent shows, theatrical and musical productions and more.

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Live theatre Movie nights Poetry and music Rock climbing Sporting events Stomp shows Student organizations  Volunteer opportunities       


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Construction on the brand new $12.5 million recreational and competitive swimming pools is scheduled for completion this fall. The facility connects to the existing Lambright Intramural Center and is the final phase of a $50 million recreational construction project on campus that included new tennis courts, a new track and a new bowling alley. The pool will include a 25-yard indoor competitive pool and an outdoor recreational pool. An atrium will connect the two facilities and will include a rockclimbing wall as well as an outdoor cafĂŠ complete with sandwiches, soups, smoothies and a variety of drinks.

Tech students are some of the best fans in the South as all of the University’s athletic teams have great followings on game days whether football, basketball or any of the 16 NCAA Division I sanctioned programs.

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dAN RENEAU is the President of Louisiana Tech University and a member of the Executive Committee of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

fAITH JENkINS was the first runner-up in the 2001 Miss America Pageant and now is an attorney at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy in New York.

Former Bulldog basketball AllAmerican kARL mALONE is a two-time NBA MVP and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in August of 2010.

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WHILE LOUISIANA TECH CONTINUES TO ExCEL on the playing fields, the University consistently turns out some of the world’s top politicians, businessmen, entertainers and professional athletes. A degree from Louisiana Tech University is more than just a diploma to hang on the wall … it’s a door opening to a world of opportunities.

Trace Adkins: Country music star; named Top New Male Vocalist in 1997 by the Academy of Country Music Award

James davison: Developer of Squire Creek Country Club; Board of Directors for Genesis Energy; former Chairman of the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System

Leon barmore: Winningest coach in history of NCAA women’s basketball; 5-time Hall of Famer

Rosemary Ellis: Executive Editor of Working Woman Magazine, editor of Prevention Magazine, and editor of Good Housekeeping Magazine

Albert bourland: President of Daimler-Benz Washington, Inc., manufacturers of Mercedez Benz

guthrie Jarrell, m.d.: Physician for more than 40 years in local community

John Caruthers, Jr.: President of Caruthers Producing Co., Inc. and president of the Seven States I-69 Mid-Continent Highway Coalition

Angela Turner Johnson: Served as controller for Motown Records and Bellmark Records as well as senior accounting manager at Coca Cola

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Former Bulldog All-American TERRY bRAdSHAW was the No. 1 pick of the 1970 NFL Draft, won four Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers and is a member of the Fox NFL Sunday broadcast team.

Jimmy Love: Secretary and Chairman of the Executive Committee, T. L. James & Company Inc.

Lionel Alford: Corporate Vice President of the Boeing Company milburn baker, Jr.: President of United Gas Pipe Line george breazeal: Comptroller of Murphy Oil Corporation and the director of Camp Fire Girls and United Way John Cordaro: President of Louisiana Power & Light

glen Post, III: Chief Executive Officer and President of CenturyLink

max Watson, Jr.: Founder and President of BMC Software, Inc.; Forbes Magazine named him in Top 15 of 200 Best Small Companies Charles Wyly: Vice Chairman of Sterling Software, Inc.; Founder of University Computing; Vice Chairman of Michael’s Stores; Chairman, Communities Foundation of Texas Sam Wyly: Chairman of Sterling Software, Inc.; Chairman Michaels’s Stores; Co-Founder of Green Mountain Energy

Roy Adams: Chairman and CEO of Gulf Financial Companies of Bermuda

Robert Aillet: Principal and CEO of Aillet, Fenner, Jolly & McClelland Engineers

James dennis: Associate Justice in the Supreme Court of Louisiana kim gandy: President of the National Coalition of Women marvin T. green, Jr., m.d.: Local surgeon who served on Boards of University Foundation, Lincoln General Hospital and Ruston State Bank Elizabeth Haley, Ph.d.: Dean Emeritus, College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University and Associate Vice Chancellor of Texas Tech University for College Development Programs J.E. mitcham, Sr.: Owner and President of Mitcham Farms, Inc.

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michael mcCallister: President/CEO of Humana Inc.

Current LA Tech head coach TERESA WEATHERSPOON won both a national championship and an Olympic gold medal during her playing career and was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in June.

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kIx bROOkS Kix Brooks was a member of the country music duo Brooks and Dunn which won more awards than any other duo in the history of country music.

Edward moyers: President and CEO of Southern Pacific Rail Corporation, CEO Illinois Central Railroad, CEO Mid-South Rail Corporation Patricia Wells Schultz: widely acclaimed for performances in opera Charles Spruell: President, Mobil Exploration and Producing, U.S. Inc.

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mOTTO - union, justice and confidence NICkNAmE - sportsman’s paradise CAPITAL - baton rouge COLORS - gold, white and blue bIRd - brown pelican dOg - catahoula leopard dog TREE - bald cyprus fLOWER - Magnolia SONg - “you are My sunshine” dRINk - Milk

dId YOU kNOW: Louisiana is home to Mardi Gras, one of the largest carnival celebrations in the world. Held each February in New Orleans, the two-week party draws millions of tourists from around the world. It’s also home to a number of professional franchises including the NFL’s 2009 Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints and the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets.

LOUISIANA is the crawfish capital of the world, supporting a multi-million dollar-a-year industry. With speckled trout and large and small-mouth bass action that is unrivaled in the country, with clouds of ducks filling the skies most winters, with deer, rabbit and squirrels running wild, Louisiana is rightly nicknamed Sportsman’s Paradise. It’s a fisherman and hunter’s dream-come-true.

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dId YOU kNOW: Lincoln Parish is home to three state parks, numerous lakes and ponds for fishing, boating and water skiing, a world-renowned mountain bike trail, the annual Peach Festival and one of the top golf courses in the South in Squire Creek Country Club.

dRIVINg dISTANCE fROm RUSTON dallas - 3 1/2 hrs Houston - 4 1/2 hrs baton Rouge - 3 1/2 hrs New Orleans - 4 1/2 hrs Jackson - 2 hrs mobile - 5 hrs birmingham - 5 hrs memphis - 5 hrs Little Rock - 2 1/2 hrs Lafayette - 3 hrs

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Although there is plenty to do almost every weekend in Ruston including a multitude of LA Tech athletic events, Tech students have plenty of other options as Ruston is located within a five hour drive of some of the top entertainments cities in the South, including Dallas, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Little Rock, Houston, Mobile and Birmingham.

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“Community service is very important to us. As a team we believe in giving of yourself for the betterment of others, and this corresponds to not only how we relate to each other as teammates, but also to our community. We want to give back and are continually working at various projects during the school year to help. With opportunity comes responsibility and we understand that playing soccer at the NCAA Division I level is a privileged opportunity. We must take on board and embrace the responsibilities which come with that privilege. One such responsibility is to give back and help with the local community. The community as well as the players themselves will benefit from such service. It is central to our team philosophy.” - Head Coach Kevin Sherry

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• Boys and Girls club in Ruston • Special Olympics • St. Jude Radiothon • Christian Community Action • YMCA Shreveport • Secret Santa for local charity • Ruston community soccer clinics • Scouting for Food • Habitat for Humanity

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“We have plans to make the soccer complex even better with the inclusion of lights and a surrounding fence in the not too distant future. I know the players are very motivated and excited about playing on their home field for the upcoming season. A big “thank you” from the team for everyone who has made this possible.” – Head Coach Kevin Sherry

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The Lady Techster Soccer Complex begins its third season of existence in 2011 as the home field for the Louisiana Tech soccer team. Located across the street from their previous home, Joe Aillet Stadium on Alabama Ave., the Lady Techster Soccer Complex features permanent bleachers, a press box, a permanent sound system and scoreboard. Lights and a surrounding fence are expected to be added to the field in the future. “The grounds staff has done such a great job on giving the team a fantastic playing surface to play on, and now with the addition of a bleacher and press box we have something to show our visiting recruits and call home,” head coach Kevin Sherry said. “The team had been looking forward to having a ground of their own, and it is exciting for everyone involved to see it growing.” In two seasons, the Lady Techsters have posted a 15-6 record at their new home, including three notable victories. The first occurred in the 2009 home opener as Tech beat Lamar 3-2 in double overtime for their first win at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex. On Oct. 23, 2009, Kiva Gresham’s extra-frame goal, and second of the game, gave Tech a 2-1 win over New Mexico State for their first-ever conference win. The third happened Oct. 15, 2010 against 2009 WAC champion San Jose St. as Tech came back from a two-goal halftime deficit to win 5-4 in overtime. The Lady Techsters’ secondary home is Joe Aillet Stadium, home to the Bulldog football team, where they posted a 13-154 record over the program’s first five years (2004-08). The facility will forever be remembered as the place where the soccer program earned its inaugural victory, a 2-0 shutout of Mississippi Valley State on Aug. 28, 2005. Tech’s Katy Garrison scored the first goal in the stadium on an assist by Sarah Chovanec at the 45:45 mark of the game.

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The Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters are coming off their best season in school history after finishing 15-6-0 in 2010. With a 5-3-0 record in the Western Athletic Conference, Tech tied for third and qualified for their first ever conference tournament. Part of the team’s success can be credited to this year’s seven-member senior class. Entering 2011, the seniors have helped Tech compile a 3718-5 record in three seasons. They have carried most of the load during their time in Ruston and have been a part of the three most successful seasons in the program’s history. The seniors have also helped the team increase its win total each year and look to do the same in 2011 after only losing one senior from 2010’s squad. “This year’s seniors were my first recruiting class and they have been the main reason why this program has improved so much,” said head coach Kevin Sherry. “Their sacrifice, hard work, determination, passion for the sport, support of their teammates and loyalty to the program and coaching staff is nothing short of miraculous. They will play a huge role this season, and I can only hope that the next generation of players learn from their example.” Competition for time on the field will be high at every position this season. The Lady Techsters have 10 newcomers on the roster, nine whom are freshmen. “I am excited about the incoming class to see which of them settles in the quickest and who is mentally tough enough to meet the challenges ahead to contribute to the team,” Sherry said. Tech is lead offensively by senior forward Rachel King (O’Fallon, Mo.). Last season she led the team with 13 goals including her third career hat trick against McNeese State. In the record book, King is the all-time leading goal scorer and is currently tied for the most career points. Playing time alongside of King will be a tough battle as six players, four of them freshmen, look for time on the field.

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2011 LA Tech Schedule Date Aug. 19 Aug. 21 Aug. 23 Aug. 26 Aug. 28 Sept. 2 Sept. 4 Sept. 9 Sept. 11 Sept. 16 Sept. 18 Sept. 23 Sept. 25 Oct. 2 Oct. 7 Oct. 9 Oct. 16 Oct. 21 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 3 Nov. 4 Nov. 6

Opponent South Alabama at Southern Miss at LSU-Shreveport at McNeese State Troy vs. Tennessee Tech# at Jacksonville State# Stephen F. Austin at Jackson State at Texas State at Sam Houston State at Prairie View A&M Southeastern Louisiana New Mexico State* at Nevada* at Utah State* Idaho* at Fresno State* at San Jose State* Hawai’i* WAC Tournament WAC Tournament WAC Tournament

Location Time Ruston, La. 4 p.m. Hattiesburg, Miss. 1 p.m. Shreveport, La. 3 p.m. Lake Charles, La. 7 p.m. Ruston, La. 1 p.m. Jacksonville, Ala. 5 p.m. Jacksonville, Ala. 2:30 p.m. Ruston, La. 4 p.m. Jackson, Miss. 4 p.m. San Marcos, Texas 7 p.m. Huntsville, Texas 1 p.m. Prairie View, Texas 7 p.m. Ruston, La. 2 p.m. Ruston, La. 1 p.m. Reno, Nev. 9 p.m. Logan, Utah 2 p.m. Ruston, La. 1 p.m. Fresno, Calif. 5 p.m. San Jose, Calif. 2 p.m. Ruston, La. 1 p.m. Fresno, Calif. TBA Fresno, Calif. TBA Fresno, Calif. TBA

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Name Chelsea White Mo Rockwell Brianna Caldwell Finola Corley Heather Fitzgerald Natalie Kelly Rachel King Brittany Coffinbargar Mia Schorpp Amy Quintana Taylor Dennis Emily Brennan Cecilia Acosta Jessica Davis Lauren Stewart Sophie Lynch Scotti Culton Lauren Africa Lindsay Brough Paige Dunn Sarah Spence Ashton Burch Abby Sentz Rachel Coronel Mallory Feece Olivia Lukasewich Katarina Milke Cat Buchanan Rebecca Alvarez Caitlin Updyke

Pos. D MF D D MF D/MF F F MF D D/F F MF D D F D MF MF MF D MF MF MF D/MF D D GK GK GK

Ht. 5-10 5-8 5-7 5-10 5-6 5-4 5-8 5-6 5-6 5-2 5-3 5-5 5-5 5-2 5-7 5-4 5-8 5-6 5-4 5-4 5-8 5-10 5-1 5-5 5-9 5-7 5-7 5-7 5-7 5-6

Yr./Exp. Sr./3L Jr./2L Fr./HS Jr./TR Jr./2L Fr./HS Sr./3L Sr./3L So./1L Sr./3L So./1L So./1L Fr./RS So./1L Fr./HS Fr./HS Sr./3L So./1L Jr./2L So./1L Fr./HS Fr./HS Fr./HS Fr./HS Jr./2L Sr./3L Fr./HS Sr./3L Fr./RS So./1L

Hometown (Last School) Lucas, Texas (Allen HS) Salt Lake City, Utah (Judge Memorial Catholic HS) Rowlett, Texas (Rowlett HS) Telford, England (Hutchinson C.C.) Ponchatoula, La. (Ponchatoula HS) Waxahachie, Texas (Waxahachie HS) O’Fallon, Mo. (Ft. Zumwalt West HS) Springfield, Ill. (Glenwood HS) Fort Worth, Texas (Keller Central HS) Wheaton, Ill. (Wheaton Warrenville South HS) Albuquerque, N.M. (Highland HS) Plano, Texas (Plano West HS) Ruston, La. (Ruston HS) Shreveport, La. (C.E. Byrd HS) Palestine, Texas (Palestine HS) Manchester, England (Siddal Moor & Bury) Waterloo, Ill. (Waterloo HS) Calhoun, La. (West Ouachita HS) Salt Lake City, Utah (Murray HS) Forney, Texas (Forney HS) Cypress, Texas (Cypress Ranch HS) Monroe, La. (Neville HS) Kingwood, Texas (Kingwood HS) Deridder, La. (Deridder HS) Vernon Hills, Ill. (Vernon Hills HS) Woodbridge, Ontario (St. Jean de Brebeuf HS) Southlake, Texas (Southlake Carroll HS) Shawnee, Kan. (Shawnee Mission NW HS) El Paso, Texas (Coronado HS) Broomfield, Colo. (Broomfield HS)

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Sophomores Emily Brennan and Taylor Dennis enter the season leading the pack. Brennan scored a goal and recorded four assists last season, while Dennis had seven goals, third most on the team, and two assists. In the midfield, junior Lindsay Brough and sophomores Paige Dunn and Mia Schorpp return from last season. Junior Mo Rockwell is back at midfielder after playing the majority of 2010 as a defender. Freshman Ashton Burch, Rachel Coronel and Abby Sentz look to get playing time as well. Senior Scotti Culton switches to defender this season after playing in the midfield last year, scoring five goals and assisting on seven. Culton made history in 2010 as she was named to the All-WAC first team, the first Lady Techster to achieve the honor. Along with fellow classmates Amy Quintana, Olivia Lukasewich and Chelsea White, the back line should be even stronger than last year’s that helped set Tech’s school record of eight shutouts in a season. Juniors Finola Corley and Mallory Feece and five incoming freshmen will be pushing for playing time on the back line. In goal for the Lady Techsters will be sophomore Caitlin Updyke who started 18 games in 2010 and set school records for most wins (14) and shutouts (7) in a single season. Senior Cat Buchanan returns along with redshirt freshman Rebecca Alvarez as they will provide quality depth at the position. Matching last season’s win total will be a difficult task to accomplish in 2011 as the schedule features only seven home games against opponents from around the region. Two NCAA Tournament teams from last season are featured on the schedule in Southwestern Athletic Conference champion Jackson State and Western Athletic Conference champion Fresno State. The Lady Techsters will compete in the adidas Gamecock Soccer Classic in Jacksonville, Ala. against host Jacksonville State and Tennessee Tech, both of the Ohio Valley Conference. Tech also faces five opponents from the Southland Conference in McNeese State, Sam Houston State, Stephen F. Austin, Southeastern Louisiana and future conference foe Texas State. With Boise State’s departure from the WAC, the Lady Techsters will only play seven conference games this year, three at home and four on the road. Tech will host New Mexico State, Idaho and Hawai’i while travelling to face Nevada, Utah State, Fresno State and San Jose State. “This season’s schedule is the most competitive ever and as a result will test our squad to the limits,” said Sherry. “We have been making steady improvement since I arrived in 2007 and if this trend continues this year, it will be achieved having played some of the toughest teams in the region. Our main goal is to do well in conference play, and our hopes are high we can qualify for our second WAC tournament after finishing third last season.” The success of the past three seasons has brought high expectations and increased fan support as over 900 showed up to watch the 2010 regular season home finale. With seven seniors, 10 talented newcomers and the continued fan support, the 2011 season could be the best that Louisiana Tech has seen.

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Kevin Sherry begins his fifth season as head coach of the Lady Techsters and his 11th overall in Division I college coaching. Since he arrived in Ruston prior to the 2007 season, he has completely revamped the culture surrounding the soccer program by instilling the four pillars of Lady Techster soccer: Passion, Commitment, Unity and Sacrifice. The native of Grantham, England is coming off a season that was without a doubt the most successful in Louisiana Tech’s seven-year history. The Lady Techsters finished with a record of 15-6 overall and 5-3 in the Western Athletic Conference, both school records. After being picked last in the conference preseason polls, Tech finished tied for third, its highest finish ever. Also for the first time ever, the Lady Techsters placed individuals on the allWAC team and qualified for the WAC Tournament, which was held at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex. In a season with so many great program accomplishments, Sherry recorded a personal milestone. With an 8-0 win over Grambling State on Sept. 1, 2010, Sherry won the 100th game of his NCAA coaching career. Since his arrival in Ruston, Tech has consistently been recognized for its work in the classroom as they were awarded the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Adidas Team Academic Award for the third consecutive school year. The award recognizes teams that have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better. Sherry’s teams have always taken pride in sportsmanship as evidence by receiving the NSCAA Ethics/Sportsmanship Award for the second straight season in 2010. The award recognizes teams with less than five yellow cards throughout the season. On the field Sherry’s Tech teams have improved their win totals every season, with two wins in 2007, 10 in 2008, 12 in 2009 and 15 in 2010. In 2009, after winning their first 11 games, Sherry led Tech to a 12-7-1 record,

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including the program’s first-ever Western Athletic Conference win. Tech scored the most goals (54), assists (45) and points (153) ever in a single season. In match play, the Lady Techsters set new singlegame records in goals (12), assists (12) and points (36). In 2008, the Techsters were recognized for their significant improvement from their 2007 campaign when they went 2-14-1. Sherry and Co. posted a 105-5 record, an eight game improvement, that the NCAA recognized, along with three other schools, as one of the most improved teams in the nation. They also established a new shutouts record with 10, which included a 0-0 draw against Idaho, as they held their opponents scoreless in nine of their 10 wins. Shortly after the conclusion of the 2008 season, Sherry was selected to serve as U.S. Youth Soccer Olympic Development coach. Sherry was given the responsibility of coaching the Louisiana U-16 team. He was also selected to instruct a coaching clinic for all high school coaches in the state of Louisiana. Sherry spent two years as head coach at Western Illinois. He inherited a program that was 24-111-7 over its history, including a 3-12-3 mark, the year prior to his arrival. Between the 2005 and 2006 seasons, he compiled a 20-13-4 record, and the program was recognized as one of the NCAA’s most improved. Before his arrival, the program had never experienced a winning season. That changed due to Sherry, his staff and his studentathletes as they recorded back-to-back winning seasons. He led Western Illinois to its first Mid-Continent Championship finals in 2006. Even though the Westerwinds lost the conference championship in a shootout, they finished with an 11-7-1 record. Their 11 wins were the most victories in school history. Sherry turned around another losing program as

head women’s soccer coach at Graceland University. Prior to his arrival, the Yellowjackets never had a winning season in its history. That changed as well. He coached Graceland to records of 12-7-1 and 16-2-3 before he led the team to an 18-0-5 record in his final season. Their success equated to the school’s first undefeated season, the school’s first-ever Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) Champion Championship and an appearance in the NAIA Final Four. In that year, Graceland achieved its highest national ranking in the program’s history with a No. 7 rank by the NSCAA. For Sherry’s efforts, he was named NSCAA Central Region NAIA Women’s Coach of the Year. His student-athletes also received numerous awards as he led


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Coach Sherry Year-by-Year W 15 12 10 2 11 9 18 16 12 7 112

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Postseason WAC Tournament – First Round *Mid-Continent Tournament - Championship Game *Mid-Continent Tournament – Semifinals HAAC Championship, NAIA Final Four -

two all-Americans, five all-region players, co-defensive players of the year and 12 all-conference players in the HAAC. While coaching at Graceland, Sherry also served as head coach for the Des Moines Menace U-15 Boys Super Y League and worked with the Iowa Olympic Development program. Sherry has international coaching experience as well as he was the head men’s soccer coach at Nagoya Gakuin University and the Aichi F.C. Nagoya junior youth head coach in Japan prior to his fouryear stint at Graceland. Sherry worked as the director of soccer coaching and player youth development for the Al Nahda na-

tional schools organization in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from 1992-93. Sherry got his first head coaching job at Burlington Danes High School in London in 1987 where he coached through 1992. During his five years at the institution, the school won the West London Area Cup at every age level and also won the prestigious London Championship two straight years. One of his former players, Danny Dichio, currently plays for the Toronto FC in the MLS. Sherry also headed the West London Schools F.A. select teams from 1989-92. He served as the head coach for the U-16 select team from 1991-92 and the U-15 select team from 1989-90. As a student-athlete, Sherry played for the West London Institute of Higher Education and won the British National College Championship in 1987. He was selected to play for the FISEC Great Britain U-18 team and went on to play for Bangor City in the United Kingdom and Morning Star in Hong Kong.

Sherry earned degrees in physical education/sports science and sociology from Bangor University in Wales, along with his master’s from Leicester University in England. He possesses the United States Soccer Federation’s “A” license and the U.E.F.A. “International” coaching license from England.

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Year School 2010 Louisiana Tech 2009 Louisiana Tech 2008 Louisiana Tech 2007 Louisiana Tech 2006 Western Illinois 2005 Western Illinois 2004 Graceland 2003 Graceland 2002 Graceland 2001 Graceland Total * now The Summit League

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KAT McCULLOUGH Assistant Coach

One of Louisiana Tech’s most respected soccer letter winners returns for her second season on the sideline as Kat McCullough will once again be a part of Kevin Sherry’s staff. McCullough lettered four years for the Lady Techsters as the 4-time Academic AllWAC performer was an instrumental part of

building the LA Tech soccer program into a winner. McCullough ended her career at Tech in 2009 where she ranks third in career assists with 14 and second in games played with 68. She currently ranks fourth in games started (51), fifth in goals (12) and sixth in points (38). She played three years under Sherry helping to turn the program around as the Techsters finished with records of 10-5-5 and 12-7, respectively in her junior and senior seasons. During her senior year, she was a member of a Lady Techster team that broke six team and 13 individual records. She recently received her United States Soceer Federation ‘‘E” coaching license. She graduated from Louisiana Tech with a bachelor’s degree in business and completed her master’s degree in business administration at Tech in February 2011. Prior to arriving in Ruston, McCullough was a four-year standout at Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas. She also played for the Solar Soccer Club for two seasons.

Binni Keleta begins his first season as an assistant coach for the Lady Techsters after previously coaching at the high school and college club levels. His coaching career began in 2005 Assistant Coach at Ruston (La.) High School where Keleta coached the boys’ varsity team for two years, compiling a 36-17 record, including the program’s best ever at 23-5 in the 2006-07 season. The same year, he won Coach of the Year honors for Division 1 District 2 and led the team to their first ever tournament championship in the Bossier Bearkat Classic. In 2007, Keleta took over as the head coach of the Louisiana Tech men’s club soccer team. During his first season, the team reached the regionals in San Antonio, Texas. He has a grade eight LHSAA referee license and a United States Soccer Federation’s “E” coaching license. The Ruston native was a three-year letterwinner and member of the first boys’ soccer team at Ruston High School. During his senior year, Keleta was named second-team all-district and helped lead the team to its first district title and playoff appearance. Keleta earned his bachelor’s degree from Tech in 2008. This past December he finished up his master’s degree from Grambling State in sport administration.

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FREDDIE ACOSTA Volunteer Coach

Freddie Acosta begins his fifth season as a volunteer coach for the Louisiana Tech women’s soccer team. In his free time, he assists with practices and games and gives insight to head coach Kevin Sherry and the coaching staff. Acosta has been an integral part of the local soccer scene in Ruston for many years

as he has more than 30 years of playing and coaching experience. A native of El Salvador, Acosta attended a Jesuit all-boys school with two soccer coaches from Chile. Physical education time was split between soccer, swimming and basketball. Chile was where soccer became Acosta’s first passion, and he brings to the program that passion by which soccer players and coaches are know to possess. He has worked with the boys and girls soccer teams at Ruston High School and currently serves as head coach of a Division 1 boys club team and the Ruston Junior High boys team. His wife, Patricia, his daughters, Nali and Ceci, and his son, Fredie, have all been involved in soccer at some level.

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DOCS FOR DOGS

DR. EDWARD ANGLIN

(Bone and Joint Clinic)

(Highland Clinic)

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DR. WILLIAM BUNDRICK

Medical Director, Team Orthopedist

Team Orthopedist

DR. JAKE WOOD

DR. WILL SANDERS

(Green Clinic)

(Green Clinic)

(Green Clinic)

Team Physician

DR. JESSE ROBERTS,

Team Dentist

JR.

Team Physician

DR. JAY HOWELL

Team Dentist

Team Physician

DR. JESSE ROBERTS,

Team Dentist

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(Peachtree Dental)

(Peachtree Dental)

DR. JARED VINCENT

DR. CYNTHIA LARSON

DR. JASON MAGGIO

(Ruston Eye & Laser)

(OB/GYN Assoc. of Ruston)

(All the Way Chiropractic)

Team Ophthalmologist

Team Physician

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Team Chiropractor

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2008: Earned Academic All-WAC... Named WAC Player of the Week Sept. 8... During her award-winning week, she recorded two wins, two shutouts and seven saves... Played in 15 games and started 13 as a true freshman... Earned her first collegiate win and shutout in a 2-0 victory at Texas Woman’s University (8/31)... Made a career-high nine saves in a 1-0 loss against Fresno State (10/17)... Finished the season with a miniscule 0.92 goals against average, 57 saves, five wins, four losses, four ties and five shutouts... Set the Tech record for most shutouts in a season. High School: Lettered four years at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School for coach Todd Boren... Elected team captain as a junior... Named Sunflower League honorable mention... Member of National Honor Society... Co-President of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)... Member of Cougars Community Committed.

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Personal: Full name is Catharine Nicole Buchanan... Daughter of William and Priscilla Buchanan... Has two sisters, Beth Anne and Kristina... Born Nov. 16, 1989, in Shawnee, Kan.

Shawnee, Kan. (Shawnee Mission NW HS)

Career Highs Saves: 9 vs. Fresno State (10/17/09) Shots Faced: 21 vs. Nevada (10/19/08)

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2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Started three games while playing in four... In her second start of the season, provided a shutout against McNeese State (9/5)... Recorded a season-high three saves twice, first against Stephen F. Austin and again against Murray State.

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Club: Played six years for KC Comets Select in Shawnee, Kan., for coach Gino Schiraldi... Helped lead her team to the Kansas State Championship four straight years from 2004-2007... Team was a Region II Semi-Finalist in 2006 and a finalist in 2007.

2009: Earned Academic All-WAC... Named WAC Player of the Week on Aug. 31... During that week, recorded her first of six shutouts in a 1-0 win over Arkansas State... Set Tech season records in wins (11) and shutouts (6)... Set career records in save percentage (.819), wins (15) and shutouts (11)... Played in 19 games and started 17... Made at least five saves seven times... Finished the season with 1.08 goals against average, 71 saves, 11 wins, six losses and one tie.

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Buchanan’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. GA GaAvg 2008 15-13 1267 13 0.92 2009 19-17 1581 19 1.08 2010 4-3 256 3 1.05 Total 38-33 2848 32 1.01

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BRITTANY

COFFINBARGAR Springfield, Ill. (Glenwood HS) 5-6 • Sr. • 3L

2010: Played in three games... Recorded one goal and one assist at Grambling State (9/1). 2009: Appeared in nine games... Recorded a hat trick against Delta State (9/13) while also adding an assist... Finished the season with three goals, three assists and nine points... Named the team’s most improved player.

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2008: Appeared in six games... Recorded her first collegiate assist at UAPB (9/9)... Scored her first collegiate goal and registered a career-high four shots, three were on goal, in a 8-0 win at Prairie View A&M (10/4)... Finished the season with one goal, one assist and three points. High School: Lettered three years at Glenwood High School in Chatham, Ill., for coach Jay Lipe... Helped lead the Titans to the state finals in both 2004 and 2005... Led the Titans to regional championships all four years (2004-08) and sectional titles in 2005, 2006 and 2008... Earned 2008 Central State 8 All-Conference Honorable Mention and All-Academic Team honors... Honor roll student... Member of Who’s Who Among American High School Students. Club: Played two years for coach Dave Maddox on the 5-Star Soccer Club in Chatham, Ill.... Took team titles at the 2006 Milwaukee Showcase, 2006 MC United Showcase and 2007 Siege of St. Francis Tournament. Personal: Full name is Brittany Ann Coffinbargar... Mother is Susan Coffinbargar... Has one sister, Ashley... Born April 10, 1990, in Springfield, Ill. Career Highs Points: 7 vs. Delta State (9/11/09) Goals: 3 vs. Delta State (9/11/09) Assists: 1, five times, last at Grambling State (9/1/10) Shots: 8 vs. Delta State (9/11/09) Shots on Goal: 5 vs. Delta State Coffinbargar’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 2008 6-0 187 1 1 3 8 .125 5 .625 0 2009 9-0 171 3 3 9 10 .300 6 .600 0 2010 3-0 89 1 1 3 3 .333 2 .667 0 Total 18-0 447 5 5 15 21 .238 13 .619 0

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Culton’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2008 20-19 1364 3 2 8 2009 19-12 1229 4 6 14 2010 21-21 1714 5 7 17 Total 60-51 4307 12 15 39

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Waterloo, Ill. (Waterloo HS)

2011 LADY TECHSTER SOCCER

5-6 • Sr. • 3L

2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Was named first-team all-WAC, the first Lady Techster to ever be named to the first team... Named to the all-Louisiana honorable mention team... Started all 21 games... Finished second on the team with seven assists while also scoring five goals... Four of her assists came in conference play, the fourth most in the WAC... Recorded multiple assists in two games (Nevada and San Jose State)... In Tech’s 5-4 overtime win over WAC Champion San Jose State, Culton provided the game-tying goal in the final minute and the gamewinning assist... Was the top defender on a squad that allowed just 21 goals on the season, the second-best mark in school history as well as recording eight shutouts. 2009: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in all 19 games while starting in 12... Tied for the team lead in assists with six... Scored four goals including the game-winner against Houston Baptist... Finished fourth on the team in shots (43) and shots on goal (23)... Recorded two assists in a 7-1 win over Centenary... 54 percent of her shots were on goal... Recorded at least two points five times... Eclipsed the 1,000 minute mark. 2008: Earned Academic All-WAC... Named WAC Player of the Week Sept. 22... During her award-winning week, she scored three goals in 157 minutes... Started her first collegiate game at North Texas (8/29)... Went on to play in all of Tech’s games, while starting a total of 19... Led the team in shots (44), seven came in a 1-0 win against Mississippi Valley State (9/28)... Finished season second on team in shots on goal (24)... Eclipsed the 1,000 minute mark... Scored her first collegiate goal at Grambling State (9/16)... Added two more goals during the following game in a 5-1 win against Alabama A&M (9/19)... Registered her first collegiate assist in a 8-0 win at Prairie View A&M (10/4). High School: Lettered three years at Waterloo High School in Waterloo, Ill., for coach Chad Holden... Named team captain in 2007 and 2008... Selected first team all district as a sophomore and a junior... Named district MVP in 2007... Ran cross country for three years and lettered in basketball in 2004 and 2007... Honor roll student all four years... Member of the Spanish Club, Trend and Lifesavers. Club: Played for J.B. Marine in St. Louis from 2004-2008 for coach Brian Reinhart... Elected team captain in 2008. Personal: Full name is Scotti Lee Culton... Daughter of Steve and Donna Denning... Has one brother, Clayton... Has two sisters, Corrie and Jeneta... Born July 23, 1990, in Monroe, Wis. Career Highs Points: 4, twice, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Goals: 2 vs. Alabama A&M (9/19/08) Assists: 2, three times, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Shots: 8 vs. Idaho (10/2/09) Shots on Goal: 4, twice, last vs. Delta State (9/13/09)

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Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 44 .068 24 .545 0 43 .093 23 .535 1 44 .114 19 .432 1 131 .092 66 .504 2

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LOUISIANA TECH team in 2005. Personal: Full name is Rachel Deni King... Daughter of Stephen and Renda King... Has two brothers, Brandon and Andrew... Born Aug. 8, 1990, in Havelock, N.C.

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King’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2008 20-12 876 7 5 19 2009 18-7 702 12 2 26 2010 21-18 1338 13 3 29 Total 59-37 2916 32 10 74

Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 21 .333 14 .667 2 50 .240 24 .480 1 62 .210 40 .645 5 133 .241 78 .586 8

RACHEL

KING

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YTLA ISR TECH EVINU

Career Highs Points: 6, three times, last vs. McNeese State (9/5/10) Goals: 3, three times, last vs. McNeese State (9/5/10) Assists: 2, twice, last at Hawai’i (10/22/10) Shots: 10 at Nichols State (9/4/09) Shots on Goal: 6 at Nichols State (9/4/09)

O’Fallon, Mo. (Fort Zumwalt West HS) 5-8 • Sr. • 3L

2011 LADY TECHSTER SOCCER

2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Earned all-WAC second team honors... A member of the all-Louisiana first team... Was named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine All-District Team... Was named WAC Player of the Week (Sept. 6)... Led the Lady Techsters in goals with a school-record 13, breaking the record she set last season, tying for the most in the WAC and tied for 21st in the nation... Recorded her third-career hat trick in a 4-0 win over McNeese State which capped off a six-goal week... Scored two goals at Grambling State... Recorded two assists at Hawai’i... Joined teammate Kiva Gresham in scoring at least 10 goals during the season, Tech achieved a rare distinction as one of 21 teams to have two players with at least 10 goals... Finished the season with 29 points, the secondmost ever at Tech... Played in all 21 games while starting 18. 2009: Earned Academic All-WAC... Named to the all-Louisiana first team... Named to the CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine All-District team... Broke the school record for most goals in a season with 12... Broke the school record for most points in a season with 26... Broke the school record for most goals in a career with 19... Broke the school record for most points in a career with 45... Recorded back-to-back hat tricks for the first time in school history against Prairie View A&M (9/2) and Nicholls State (9/4)... Led the WAC in goals, goals per game, points and points per game... Played in 18 games while starting in seven... Scored two goals at Delta State (9/13)... Recorded two assists, one against Lamar (8/21) and one against Southern (9/6). 2008: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in all 20 games, started 12... Scored her first collegiate goal in a 2-0 win against Stephen F. Austin (9/5)... Recorded a goal and two assists at UAPB (9/9)... Tallied two goals in a 2-2 draw against WAC opponent Nevada (10/19)... Registered two game-winning goals on the season, against Stephen F. Austin (9/5) and at Houston Baptist (10/5)... Finished the season with a .667 shots on goal percentage... Concluded year tied for third in the conference in assists (5), tied for fourth in goals (7) and fourth in points (19)... On the team, she ended the season second in points (19), tied for second in goals (7) and tied for first in assists (5). High School: Lettered four years at Fort Zumwalt West High School in O’Fallon, Mo., for coach Jack Baldwin... Named to the Gateway Athletic Conference second team as a junior...Named St. Louis Post-Dispatch Athlete of the Week in May 2007...Helped lead the Jaguars to a state championship in 2007, a state runner-up finish in 2006, conference title in 2006 and district titles from 2004-2007... As a senior in 2008, she was named captain, first team all-conference, second team all-state and was selected to participate in the senior north/south all-star game by the Missouri Athletic Club... She totaled 73 goals and 38 assists in her four years of soccer... Also played tennis for four years at the No. 2 singles position... Earned the USAA National Science Merit Award... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Cultures in Action and the Pep Club. Club: Played four years for J.B. Marine in St. Louis... Coached by former U.S. Men’s National Team member Ty Keough and Billy Taylor... From 2005-2008, she scored 70 goals and totaled 39 assists... Member of the Olympic Development Program from 2004-05... Member of the state

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UNIVERSITY LA TECH

Lukasewich’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. 1G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 2008 20-7 984 8 5 21 41 .195 28 .683 1 2009 20-15 1248 4 5 13 54 .074 27 .500 3 2010 21-21 1767 3 1 7 30 .100 10 .333 2 Total 61-44 3999 15 11 41 125 .120 65 .520 6

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OLIVIA

LUKASEWICH

Woodbridge, Ontario (St. Jean de Brebeuf HS) 5-7 • Sr. • 3L

2011 LADY TECHSTER SOCCER

2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Started all 21 games... Was one of the top defenders on a squad that allowed just 21 goals on the season, the second-best mark in school history, as well as recording eight shutouts... Scored three goals on the season, including one in conference play (at Hawai’i)... Recorded one assist at New Mexico State (10/29). 2009: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in 20 games while starting 15... Took the most shots (54) and most shots on goal (27)... Finished season with four goals, five assists and 13 points... Scored the gamewinning goals in the first two games of the season, against Lamar (8/21) and at Arkansas State (8/30)... Scored two goals against Centenary (9/11)... Recorded two assists against Nicholls State (9/4)... 50 percent of her shots were on goal. 2008: Earned Academic All-WAC... Named honorable mention by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association... Appeared in 20 games, started seven... Recorded an assist at North Texas (8/29)... In the second game of her college career, she scored a goal in 2-0 win at Texas Woman’s University (8/31)... Put two in the back of the net and assisted a goal at UAPB (9/9)... Recorded a career-high, season-high and WAC season-high 10 shots at Prairie View A&M (10/4)... Scored a goal at WAC opponent Boise State (10/10)... Added another goal at Hawaii (10/26)... Concluded the season with a .683 shots on goal percentage, good for best on the team... Finished tied for first in the WAC in points (21), second in goals (8) and third in assists (5)... Finished season with 21 points, second most in a single-season in Tech history, on eight goals and five assists. High School: Lettered three years for St. Jean de Brebeuf High School in Woodbridge, Ontario... Selected as team captain as a junior...Named Team MVP as a sophomore... Named the school’s athlete of the year as a freshman and sophomore... Also lettered in cross-country (one year, Team MVP), volleyball (four years), track and field (one year, Team MVP), badminton (one year, Team MVP) and mixed volleyball (two years). Club: Played for Markham Lightning in Markham, Ontario, in the Ontario Youth Soccer League... Coaches were Richard Alexander and Glenn Phillips... Helped lead the team to the finals of Mid-America Soccer Classic U17 Gold in 2007... Won the Kalamazoo Invitational U17 Silver title in 2007... Also part of team titles at Copa Monterray (Mexico) U18 and Mexico City Invitational in 2005. Personal: Full name is Olivia Faye Patricia Lukasewich... Daughter of Tim Lukasewich and Colleen Harker... Has one brother, Trent... Born June 19, 1990, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Career Highs Points: 5 at UAPB (9/9/08) Goals: 2, twice, last vs. Centenary (9/11/09) Assists: 2, twice, last at Nicholls State (9/4/09) Shots: 10 at Prairie View A&M (10/4/08) Shots on Goal: 7 at Prairie View A&M (10/4/08)

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YTLA ISR TECH EVINU

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DEFENDER

AMY

QUINTANA

Wheaton, Ill. (Wheaton Warrenville South HS) 5-2 • Sr. • 3L

2010: Played in 20 games while starting in nine... Recorded one assists against Nicholls State (9/24)... Was one of the top defenders on a squad that allowed just 21 goals on the season, the second-best mark in school history, as well as recording eight shutouts. 2009: Played in 17 games while starting in 11... Recorded one assists against Prairie View A&M (9/2)... Had four shots, including one on goal.

2011 LADY TECHSTER SOCCER

2008: Played in 19 games, while starting 13... Eclipsed 1,000-minute mark by totaling 1,318 minutes, the sixth-most minutes on the team... Registered two assists on the season, one in a 5-1 win against Alabama A&M (9/19) and the second one came in a 2-2 tie against WAC-foe Nevada (10/19)... Totaled eight shots, four were on goal. High School: Lettered two years at Wheaton Warrenville South HS in Wheaton, Ill., for head coach Guy Callipari... Named academic all-conference and earned IHSA Scholastic Academic Achievement honors as a junior... Named the team’s best defensive player as a freshman... Helped lead the Tigers to a regional championship in 2006 and the regional finals in 2007... Also lettered four years in cross country, earning academic all conference honors in both sports... Was a member of the school’s pep band, symphonic band, the school newspaper and Tiger Christian Fellowship. Club: Played four years for the Glen Ellyn Raiders in Glen Ellyn, Ill., for coach Dan Warner... Placed second in the IWSL “A” Division in 2005... Finished third in IWSL “A” Division in 2006. Personal: Full name is Amy Marie Quintana... Parents are Victor and Jill Quintana... Has two brothers, Jimmy and Andrew... Mother, Jill, competed in gymnastics for Northern Iowa and Cal Poly-Pomona... Grandmother, Betty Dollar played basketball at AIC in Davenport, Iowa... Born June 15, 1990, in Long Beach, Calif. Career Highs Points: 1, four times, last vs. Nicholls State (9/24/10) Assists: 1, four times, last vs. Nicholls State (9/24/10) Shots: 2, three times, last vs. Southern (9/6/09) Shots on Goal: 1, last vs. Hawai’i (10/16/09) Quintana’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2008 19-13 1318 0 2 2 2009 17-11 1188 0 1 1 2010 20-9 1000 0 1 1 Total 56-33 3506 0 4 4

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LOUISIANA TECH

1

DEFENDER

CHELSEA

WHITE

Lucas, Texas (Allen HS) 5-10 • Sr. • 3L

2011 LADY TECHSTER SOCCER

2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in 20 games while starting 14... Scored two goals on the season, both of them headers... Scored against Nevada (10/3) and San Jose State (10/15)... Was one of the top defenders on a squad that allowed just 21 goals on the season, the second-best mark in school history, as well as recording eight shutouts.

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2009: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in 19 games while starting 17... Lone goal scored against Centenary (9/11)... Attempted 12 shots, seven on goal... 58 percent of her shots were on goal... Recorded the second most minutes played (1608). 2008: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in 19 games, while starting 13... Led all freshmen in minutes played (1,443)... Started her first collegiate game against Stephen F. Austin (9/5)... Recorded her first two points, a goal, in a 8-0 win at Prairie View A&M (10/4)... Helped contribute to a school-record eight shutouts from the defense position. High School: Did not compete in soccer for Allen High School... Was a three-year letterwinner for the Eagles’ basketball team under coach Amy Justice... Elected team captain as a senior; also named all-district honorable mention and team defensive player of the year... Earned all-district honorable mention honors and was named Team MVP as a junior. Club: Played seven years for Dallas Texans Red West ‘90... Coaches were Jimmie Lankford and Michael Bones... Elected team captain from 2004-08... Named MVP of the Copa Coca-Cola Tournament. Personal: Full name is Chelsea Leigh White... Daughter of Mike and Lori White... Has one brother, Chase... Has two sisters, Kendall White and Loryn Tobey... Father, Mike, was a three-year football letterman at Miami... Born June 3, 1990, in Dallas, Texas. Career Highs Points: 2, four times, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Goals: 1, four times, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Shots: 5 at Utah State (10/30/09) Shots on Goal: 2 at Utah State (10/30/09) White’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2008 19-13 1443 1 0 2 2009 19-17 1608 1 0 2 2010 20-14 1275 2 0 4 Total 58-44 4326 4 0 8

Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 3 .333 2 .667 0 12 .083 7 .583 0 5 .400 2 .400 0 20 .200 11 .550 0

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DEFENDER

LINDSAY

FINOLA

Salt Lake City, Utah (Murray HS)

Telford, England (Hutchinson C.C.)

CORLEY

BROUGH

YTLA ISR TECH EVINU

22

22

MIDFIELDER

5-10 • Jr. • TR

5-4 • Jr. • 2L

High School: Played at Thomas Telford School in Telford, England for coach Iain Sweeney... Recipient of the Sports Effort Award... Was the team’s top goal scorer for three-straight years (2004-06).

2009: Scored her only goal of the season on Sept. 11 in a 7-1 win over Centenary... Played in all 20 games and started in 15... Named the team’s co-defensive player of the year.

Club: Played for TNS Ladies of the Midland Combination League.

High School: Lettered four years at Murray High School for coach Anna Knudsen... Awarded second team all-state as a senior... Named team captain and received team defensive MVP award as a junior... Helped her team finish in second place in their region her junior and senior years... Team won region her sophomore year and were co-champions her freshman year... In 2008, her team allowed an average of only 1.12 goals per game and finished second in Utah in number of shutouts in a season... Named to honor roll each quarter.

Personal: Full name is Finola Emily Corley... Nicknamed Fin... Daughter of John and Julie Corley... Has one sister, Emily Corley... Born May 13, 1988 in Telford, England.

Club: Played seven years for Utah Rush ‘91 under coaches Jamie Schock and MJ Tate... Team placed first in league’s premier division in 2007 and 2008... Served as the team’s captain in 2007... During the same year, her squad made it to the state semifinals... Team was a state cup finalist in 2006, a quarter-finalist in 2004 and 2005 and state champions in 2003... Spent four years in Utah’s Olympic Development Program. Personal: Full name is Lindsay Ann Brough... Daughter of Brent and Julie Brough... Has two brothers, David and Jordan and one sister, Edon... Father, Brent, played one year of football at Dixie College... Brother, David played four years of soccer at Westminster College, while her other brother, Jordan played one year at the college... Born April 29, 1991, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

2011 LADY TECHSTER SOCCER

Hutchinson CC: Played two years at Hutchinson Community College for coach Sammy Lane (2009-11)... Recorded seven goals and 13 assists as a freshman while earning first team all-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference and fist team all-Region VI honors... Recorded 10 goals and 14 assists and was the team captain as a sophomore... Also that year, was named first team all-KJCCC and first team all-Region VI... Led her team to the Region VI Championship and was named Defensive Player of the Year... Posted a two-year record of 37-2-1.

2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Scored two goals on the season... Scored one goal against ArkansasPine Bluff and one against Jacksonville State... Played in 20 games and started in 15... Was a member of a defense that allowed a 0.99 goal against average and recorded eight shutouts.

Career Highs Points: 2, three times, last vs. Jacksonville State (9/19/10) Goals: 1, three times, last vs. Jacksonville State (9/19/10) Shots: 2, twice, last vs. Sam Houston State (9/25/09) Shots on Goal: 1, six times, last vs. Jacksonville State (9/19/10) Brough’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2009 20-15 1605 1 0 2 2010 20-16 1196 2 0 4 Total 40-31 2801 3 0 6

Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 6 .167 3 .500 0 4 .500 3 .750 0 10 .300 6 .600 0

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LOUISIANA TECH

22

17

DEFENDER

DEF/MF

HEATHER

MALLORY

FITZGRALD

FEECE

Ponchatoula, La. (Ponchatoula HS)

Vernon Hills, Ill. (Vernon Hills HS)

5-6 • Jr. • 2L

2011 LADY TECHSTER SOCCER

5-9 • Jr. • 2L

2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in 15 games while starting once… Scored one goal on the season at Grambling State (9/1/10).

2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in 18 games while starting in eight… Scored one goal on the season at Grambling State (9/1)… Was a defender on a squad that allowed just 21 goals on the season, the second-best mark in school history, as well as recording eight shutouts.

2009: Played in 13 games… Scored first career goal against Prairie View A&M (9/2)… Scored two goals against Delta State (9/13).

2009: Played in 20 games while starting 18… Played a team-high 1634 minutes… Scored her first career goal against Prairie View A&M (9/2) on her first shot taken… Scored the game-winning goal against UALR (9/20)… Recorded her other goal against Centenary (9/11). High School: Lettered four years at Vernon Hills High School for coach Vince DeLuca… As a senior team captain, she helped lead team to a first place finish in North Suburban Conference Prairie Division and a regional championship while being named all-conference, Daily Herald all-area and all-sectional honorable mention… Named all-conference, all-sectional honorable mention and all-area honorable mention by The Daily Herald as a junior… Lettered in cross country as a junior and senior… Team won conference in 2007 and qualified for sectionals both years… Lettered three years in basketball… As a senior team captain, she was awarded player of the week honors and named to two all-tournament teams, all conference, Daily Herald all-area and Sun times all-Lake county… Participated in North Suburban Leadership Conference… Served four years in Athletes committed to excellence club… Awarded Athletic Director’s “Most Outstanding Female Athlete” award. Club: Played eight years for Eclipse Select under coaches Mike Nesci and Rory Dames… Team won several tournaments around United States… Entire club was ranked No. 1 in nation by Soccer America. Personal: Full name is Mallory Lynn Feece… Goes by Mal… Daughter of Jay and Lynne Feece… Has two brothers, Tyler and Jacob and one sister, Jessica… Born Nov. 19 1990 in Chicago, Ill. Career Highs Points: 2, four times, last at Grambling State (9/01/10) Goals: 1, four times, last at Grambling State (9/01/10) Shots: 2, three times, last vs. Boise State (10/4/09) Shots on Goal: 2, twice, last vs. UALR (9/20/09) Feece’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2009 20-18 1634 3 0 6 2010 18-8 1016 1 0 2 Total 38-26 2650 4 0 8

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High School: Lettered four years at Ponchatoula High School for coach Fikile Khali… Named team captain her junior and senior years… Received offensive MVP and awarded all-district first team as a senior… Named overall MVP as a sophomore… Awarded all-district honorable mention her freshman and sophomore seasons… Also lettered three years in track and field… Ran the 1600m, 800m and 4x400 relay… Participated in the interact and Spanish clubs… Honor roll student. Club: Played four years for the Mandeville Lakers under coach Brad Walker in Mandeville, La… Team won the state championship in 2006, 2007 and 2009… State finalist in 2008… Squad advanced to semifinals of U.S. Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championship in 2008… Reached the region’s quarterfinals in 2007. Personal: Full name is Heather Jade Fitzgerald… Daughter of Brett and Rami Fitzgerald.. Has one sister, Brenna… Born May 25, 1991, in New Orleans, La. Career Highs Points: 4 vs. Delta State (9/13/09) Goals: 3 vs. Delta State (9/13/09) Shots: 6 vs. Delta State (9/13/09) Shots on Goal: 4 vs. Delta State (9/13/09) Fitzgerald’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2009 13-0 277 3 0 6 2010 15-1 375 2 0 4 Total 28-1 752 5 0 10

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MO

YTLA ISR TECH EVINU

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MIDFIELDER

MIDFIELDER

LAUREN

ROCKWELL

AFRICA

Salt Lake City, Utah (Judge Memorial Catholic HS)

Calhoun, La. (West Ouachita HS) 5-8 • So. • 1L

5-8 • Jr. • 2L

2010: Appeared in three games… Recorded her only assist at Grambling State (9/1)… Attempted four shots at Grambling State and Jacksonville State (9/19). High School: Lettered three years at West Ouachita High School for coach Andreina Russell… Was a first team all-state outside midfielder as a junior and a three-time all-district selection… Member of the Olympic Development Program 2009 Louisiana Team… Was a standout cross country and track athlete winning districts twice in the 3200-meter run and one in 1600-meters… Member of numerous clubs including Student Council, Mu Alpha Theta and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Full name is Lauren-Elizabeth Lewis Africa… Daughter of Raul and Elisha Africa… Has one brother, Jonathan and two sisters, Jessica Williams and Abigail… Father Raul played volleyball at Perpetual Help College of Medicine of Laguna, Philippines from 1986-89… Born 21, 1992, in Monroe, La.

2009: Played in all 20 games while starting in 14… Tied a school record with three assists in a game against Delta State (9/13)… Also had one goal against Delta State for five points… Tied for third on the team in goals with five… Took 23 shots, 11 on goal. High School: Lettered three years at Judge Memorial Catholic High School for coaches Wayne Voorhees and Jim Ngo… Received the Playmaker Award as a senior… Named Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore and Rookie of the Year as a freshman… Also lettered one year in basketball and tennis… Was a scholar athlete every season and was named to the honor roll all four years.

Career Highs: Points: 1 at Grambling State (9/1/10) Assists: 1 at Grambling State (9/1/10) Shots: 4, twice, last vs. Jacksonville State (9/19/10) Shots on Goal: 2, twice, last vs. Jacksonville State (9/19/10) Africa’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2010 3-0 92 0 1 1 Total 3-0 92 0 1 1

Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 8 .000 4 .500 0 8 .000 4 .500 0

Club: Played four years for Utah Rush ’91 under coaches Jamie Schock and MJ Tate… Team placed first in league’s premier division in 2007 and 2008… Named team’s captain both years… During the 2007 season, her team made it to the state semifinals… Team was a state cup finalist in 2006 and a quarter finalist in 2005. Personal: Full name is Morgan McMahon Christina Rockwell… Goes by Mo… Daughter of Brad and Charlie Rockwell… Has one brother, Tyler… Born April 10, 1991, in Rochester, N.Y.

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2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Started all 21 games… Recorded one assist at Hawai’i (10/22)… Took a season high four shots against Arkansas Pine-Bluff… Played the majority of the season as a defender after starting as a midfielder… Was named the team defensive player of the year as the top defender on a squad that allowed just 21 goals on the season, the second-best mark in school history, as well as recording eight shutouts.

Career Highs Points: 5 vs. Delta State (9/13/09) Assists: 3 vs. Delta State (9/13/09) Shots: 3, last vs. Idaho (10/2/09) Shots on Goal: 2 last at Mississippi Valley State (9/18/09) Rockwell’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2009 20-14 1223 5 3 13 2010 21-21 1787 0 1 1 Total 41-35 3010 5 4 14

Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 23 .217 11 .478 1 11 .000 3 .273 0 34 .147 14 .412 1

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EMILY

JESSICA

Plano, Texas (Plano West HS)

Shreveport, La. (C.E. Byrd HS)

DAVIS

BRENNAN

5-8 • So. • 1L

5-5 • So. • 1L

2010: Played in three games for a total of 53 minutes.

2011 LADY TECHSTER SOCCER

2010: Named the team’s Most Improved Player... Played in 20 games while starting seven... Scored her only goal of the season at Tennessee Tech (9/15)... Ranked third on the team with four assists.

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High School: Lettered four years at C.E. Byrd High School for coach Lisa Leverrmann… Was 2009 and 2010 all-district firstteam performer… Named to the 2010 Shreveport Times all-City team… Recorded 10 goals and 12 assists during her senior season… Member of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta.

High School: Lettered three years at Plano West Senior High School for coach Jennifer Grubb and Kristen Wagner… Was the 2009 offensive MVP and earned second team all-district honors as a forward… Was the top scorer in 2009… Led team to a bi-district championship… Made it to the regional quarterfinals twice.

Club: Member of the Saints Futbol Club in the Lake Highlands Classic League.

Club: Was a member of the TFC ’92 Girls club team… Led the team in scoring in 2009. Personal: Full name is Emily Kathleen Brennan… Daughter of Tim and DeLynn Brennan… Has one brother, JT… Born May 28, 1992, in Dallas, Texas. Career Highs Points: 2 at Tennessee Tech (9/15/10) Goals: 1 at Tennessee Tech (9/15/10) Assists: 1, four times, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Shots: 5, twice, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Shots on Goal: 3 vs. Nicholls State (9/24/10) Brennan’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2010 20-7 836 1 4 6 Total 20-7 836 1 4 6

Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 30 .033 12 .400 0 30 .033 12 .400 0

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Personal: Full name is Jessica Dawn Davis… Daughter of Troy and Sandy Davis… Has one sister, Morgan… Born Nov. 18, 1991, in Shreveport, La. Davis’ Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2010 3-0 53 0 0 0 Total 3-0 53 0 0 0

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DUNN

Albuquerque, N.M. (Highland HS)

Forney, Texas (Forney HS)

5-8 • So. • 1L

5-4 • So. • 1L

2010: Named honorable mention all-Louisiana… Named team Midfielder of the Year… Played in 19 games and started 18… Scored only goal against Nicholls State (9/24)… Recorded one assist three times including once in WAC play against San Jose State (10/15).

High School: Lettered four years at Highland High School for coach Cathy Klein (2006-07), Tyler Lynn (2008) and Kim Tebo (2009)… Led district in scoring for three years… Named 5A Player of the Year 2008… Named to the all-State Team three years... Was the Albuquerque Public Schools Female Athlete of the Season for fall 2009 and her school’s female athlete of the year for 2009-10 school year… Team won a district soccer championship and made it to the state semifinals… Scored 54 goals and had 36 assists during her career… Played basketball for four years earning all-district in 2008 and 2010… Ran track for two years and helped win a state championship in 2010. Club: A member of the Rio Vista FC91 soccer team coached by Simon Rothman... Played in the Far West Regionals in 2007 and 2010. Personal: Full name is Taylor Nicole Dennis… Daughter of Glen and Nicolette Dennis… Has one brother, Bryan… Mother played tennis for Idaho from 1974-75… Born May 10, 1991, in Albuquerque, N.M. Career Highs Points: 6 vs. Nicholls State (9/24/10) Goals: 3 vs. Nicholls State (9/24/10) Assists: 1, twice, last at New Mexico State (10/29/10) Shots: 5, twice, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Shots on Goal: 4, twice, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 38 .184 23 .605 1 38 .184 23 .605 1

High School: Lettered four years at Forney High School for coach Skip Stevens… Named midfielder of the year for Forney… Earned first team all-district honors for four years… Lettered in golf and basketball one year… Member of Health Occupational Students of America (HOSA). Club: Member of Solar’92 in the Red Bull National League. Personal: Full name is Paige Nicole Dunn… Daughter of Rick and Cindy Dunn… Has one sister, Misit… Born May 5, 1992, in Mesquite, Texas. Career Highs Points: 2 vs. Nicholls State (9/24/10) Goals: 1 vs. Nicholls State (9/24/10) Assists: 1, three times, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Shots: 4 vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Shots on Goal: 1, six times, last vs. San Jose State (10/15/10) Dunn’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2010 19-18 1349 1 3 5 Total 19-18 1249 1 3 5

Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 15 .400 6 .400 0 15 .400 6 .400 0

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2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in 20 games while starting 10 as a freshman… Named WAC Player of the Week following a hat trick against Nicholls State (Sept. 27)… Ranked third on the team with seven goals on the season… Scored one goal against McNeese State (9/5) and Boise State (11/4)… Recorded one assist at Murray State (9/17) and at New Mexico State (10/29)… All-Louisiana honorable mention selection.

Dennis’ Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2010 20-10 1198 7 2 16 Total 20-10 1198 7 2 16

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CAITLIN

Fort Worth, Texas (Keller Central HS)

Broomfield, Colo. (Broomfield HS)

UPDYKE

SCHORPP

5-6 • So. • 1L

5-6 • So. • 1L

2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Named Western Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week (Aug. 23)... Recorded a school record seven shutouts... Was the goalkeeper for a Louisiana Tech defense that allowed just 21 goals on the season, the second-best mark in school history... Recorded a shutout and six saves in her collegiate debut at Lamar... Recorded a career-high 10 saves in a win over Texas State... Played in all but two games and finished with a record of 14-5, the most wins ever in a season, with five of those wins and 36 of her 64 saves coming in conference play.

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2010: Earned Academic All-WAC... Played in 20 games and started seven… Recorded her only assist against Nicholls State (9/24).

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High School: Lettered four years at Keller Central High School for coach Melissa Forgey… Was a two-time second team all-district player… Named MVP and defensive player of the year… Was the varsity captain her junior and senior years… Was named her team’s hardest worker… Lettered one year in cross country… Member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Full name is Maleah Kae Schorpp… Daughter of David and Lisa Schorpp… Has one brother, Tanner… Born May 29, 1992, in Wichita, Kan.

High School: Lettered four years at Broomfield High School for coach Jim Davidson… Was named defensive MVP of her team… Earned allconference and first team all-state honors in 2009 as a goalkeepter… Was named to the honor roll every semester.

Career Highs Points: 1 vs. Nicholls State (9/24/10) Assists: 1 vs. Nicholls State (9/24/10) Shots: 1, three times, last vs. Jacksonville State (9/19/10) Shots on Goal: 1, twice, last vs. Jacksonville State (9/19/10) Schorpp’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. G A Pts 2010 20-7 783 0 1 1 Total 20-7 783 0 1 1

Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 3 .000 2 .667 0 3 .000 2 .667 0

Club: Was a member of the Broomfield Blast and Colorado Ice Club teams.

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Personal: Full name is Caitlin Elizabeth Updyke… Daughter of Rebecca and Dennis Updyke… Born May 29, 1992, in Denver, Colo. Career Highs Saves: 10 vs. Texas State (9/10/10) Updyke’s Career Stats Year GP-GS Mins. GA GaAvg 2010 19-17 1660:10 18 0.98 Total 19-17 1660:10 18 0.98

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LOUISIANA TECH Personal: Full name is Rebecca Hope Alvarez… Daughter of Ramona and Javier Alvarez… Has one brother, Josue and one sister, Elizabeth… Born June 5, 1992, in El Paso, Texas.

CECILIA

ACOSTA

Ruston, La. (Ruston HS) 5-5 • Fr. • RS

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BURCH

Monroe, La. (Neville HS)

2010: Redshirted

Personal: Full name is Cecilia Irene Acosta… Daughter of Patricia and Federico Acosta… Has one sister, Nali and one brother, Fredi… Born July 7, 1992, in Ruston, La.

5-10 • Fr. • HS

High School: Played at Neville High School for coaches Bret Sanders and Walter Smith... Was named first team all-district and second team all-northeast as a sophomore... Earned second-team all-district honors as a junior... Team won district all four years... Stared for the Neville softball team and was a two-time all-district honoree and an all-state infielder for one season. Club: Played for Nelsa Extreme under coaches Bruce Deaton and Donnie Williams. Personal: Daughter of Brad and Deena Burch... Has one older brother, Taylor and one younger sister, Amanda... Brother, Taylor is a freshman on the Louisiana Tech football and baseball teams and was the quarterback for the 4A State Championship team from Neville in 2009... Born Oct. 22, 1992 in Monroe, La.

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REBECCA

ALVAREZ

El Paso, Texas (Coronado HS) 5-7 • Fr. • RS

2010: Redshirted High School: Lettered four years at Coronado High School for coach Andrea Esparza… Recorded 115 saves as a junior allowing just 21 goals in 22 games for a goal against average of .20 percent… Earned all-district academic honors as a junior… Member of National Honor Society and Spanish Club… Involved with her church, St. Patrick Cathedral and has been playing classical guitar for many years.

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High School: Lettered four years at Ruston High School for coach Joe Aulds… Named all-district first team twice and second team once… Named Second Team all-Northeast Louisiana… Was varsity captain and MVP her senior season and led Ruston to 15-5 record while scoring nine goals and giving out 10 assists… Team won the Northeast Louisiana Soccer Association Speed 2005 State Championship and 2010 Scream State Championship… Member of the Olympic Development Program 2009 Louisiana Team… Lettered two years in cross country and was a member of the 2006 team that won the state championship… Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Louisiana Youth for Excellence and Student Council.

BRIANNA

CALDWELL Rowlett, Texas (Rowlett HS) 5-7 • Fr. • HS

High School: Lettered three years at Rowlett High School for coaches Karen Valentini and Jason Fegraeus... A second team all-district performer... Helped Rowlett HS to a district championship, a bi-district championship and a state quarterfinals appearance... Named outstanding student of the year in business image management multimedia... Academic ex-

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cellence award winning for three years... Member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Full name is Brianna Yvonne Caldwell... Nicknamed Bri... Daughter of Russell and Rhonda Caldwell... Has one older brother, Darion and one younger sister, Mariah... Brother, Darion Caldwell played soccer one year at UT-Dallas... Uncle, Cornell Hatcher played basketball for two years at Oklahoma State after two years at Paris Junior College... Aunts, Pamela and Monica Caldwell played basketball for McPherson College (KS)... Cousin, McKenzie Caldwell plays soccer at Central Oklahoma... Cousin Raven Carr, plays basketball at Southwestern College (KS)... Cousin, Tyler Lockett plays football at Kansas State... Born Feb. 16, 1993 in Dallas, Texas.

High School: Lettered four years at Waxahachie High School for coaches Jason Venable and Seth Riley... Was a two-time district defensive MVP and earned first team all-district honors as a freshman... Was an allregion defender as a sophomore and junior... Was an all-state defender as a sophomore... Named captain of the varsity team as a junior and a senior... Led her team to the regional tournament as a junior... Member of the National Honor Society and AP Science Club. Personal: Full name is Natalie Christine Kelly... Nicknamed Nat... Daughter of Mike Kelly, Suzanne Kelly-Erisman and Robert Erisman... Has one brother, Derek Kelly and one stepbrother, Robert Erismann... Father, Mike, played football at the University of Texas... Brother, Derek, played golf at Stephen F. Austin before transferring to Northwood... Born Oct. 9, 1993 in Houston, Texas.

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FORWARD

RACHEL

SOPHIE

DeRidder, La. (DeRidder HS)

Manchester, England (Siddal Moor & Bury)

CORONEL 5-5 • Fr. • HS

High School: Lettered four years at DeRidder High School for coach Shane Wilber… Was a first team all-state selection by the Louisiana High School Soccer Coaches Association… First team all-district as a junior for Deridder High School… Lettered four years in cross-country and track… Named academic all-state as a junior… Member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Interact, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Spanish Club and worked on school’s yearbook.

LYNCH 5-4 • Fr. • HS

High School: Lettered four years at Siddal Moor & Bury… Was named Sports Woman of the Year… Also lettered in basketball. Personal: Full name is Sophie Lynch… Nicknamed Soph… Daughter of Jonathan and Alison Lynch… Has one brother, Sam…Born Dec. 27, 1991 in Oldham, England.

Personal: Full name is Rachel Lucille Coronel… Daughter of Alvaro and Lucia Coronel… Has four sisters, Lisbeth, Karen, Marione and Jeanette and three brothers, Alvais, Noah and Jacob … Sister, Jeanette plays soccer at Northwestern State… Born April 15, 1993 in California.

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KELLY

Waxahachie, Texas (Waxahachie HS) 5-4 • Fr. • HS

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MILKE

Southlake, Texas (Southlake Carroll HS) 5-4 • Fr. • HS

High School: Lettered three years at Southlake Carroll High School for coach Matt Colvin... Was named academic all-district as a sophomore, junior and senior... Earned second team all-district honors as a junior and senior... Academic all-state as a senior.


LOUISIANA TECH Club: Played for Sting Soccer Club for coach Billy Griffiths and has been team captain since 2007. Personal: Full name is Katarina Marie Milke... Daughter of Keith and Dina Milke...Has one older brother, Kevin... Born May 14, 1993 in Spotsylvania.

Club: Played for Challenge Soccer Club from 2003-11. Personal: Full name is Sarah Elizabeth Spence... Daughter of Mark and Suzanne Spence... Has one older sister, Rebecca... Her sister, Rebecca played soccer one year at SMU (2009) and one year at Louisiana Tech (2010)... Born Feb. 17, 1993 in Cypress, Texas.

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ABBY

SENTZ

Kingwood, Texas (Kingwood HS) 5-1 • Fr. • HS

Club: Played for Challenge Soccer Club. Personal: Full name is Abby Lauren Sentz... Daughter of John and Teri Sentz... Has two younger brothers, Jack and Luther... Mother, Teri, played volleyball at College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. From 198183... Born May 26, 1993 in Faribault, Minn.

LAUREN

STEWART

Palestine, Texas (Palestine HS) 5-7 • Fr. • HS

High School: Lettered three years at Red Oak High School for coach Laurie Norrell and for one year at Palestine High School for coach Tiffany Cooksey... Was a second team all-district performer as a sophomore... Earned first team all-district honors as a junior... As a freshman and as a junior, helped her team to a district championship and to the regional quarterfinals... Averaged 21 goals and 16 assists per season... Also a standout on the basketball court averaging 13 points, 4.6 assists, 2.9 steals and 3.4 rebounds per game. Club: Played five years with Solar Dallas ‘93 under coach Kioumars Rezaie for two years and Michelle Lenard and Fleur Bentar for three years... Solar ‘93 participated in Division I of the prestigious Lake Highlands Girls Classic League in Dallas, Texas from 2006-10 and has also played in Premier League, the Red Bull National League and the Elite Clubs National League. Personal: Full name is Lauren Kathryn Shanelle Stewart... Nicknamed Lolo... Daughter of William and Tamiko Stewart... Has two older brothers, Tristan and Kristopher... Father, William, played basketball at Western New England College in 1990... Born Feb. 4, 1993 in Greenville, Texas.

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High School: Played for coach Martha Fancher at Kingwood High School... Was named first team all-district and academic all-district as a junior... Named to the NSCAA Scholar all-West Region Team as a senior... Helped her team to the regional finals as a freshman and a junior... Kingwood HS was nationally ranked as a sophomore.

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SARAH

SPENCE

Cypress, Texas (Cypress Ranch HS) 5-8 • Fr. • HS

High School: Lettered in soccer at Cypress Ranch High School under coaches Nathan Day, Stacey McDaniel and John Taylor... Was first team all-district as a junior... Named captain her sophomore and junior seasons... Was a member of the National Honor Society.

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Fresno State

Jacksonville State

Hawai’i

LSU-Shreveport

Location: Fresno, Calif. Nickname: Bulldogs School Colors: Red and Blue Conference: Western Athletic Stadium: Bulldog Stadium Head Coach: Brian Zwaschka (2nd yr.) 2010 Record: 9-9-5 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 3-3-2 (6th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 7/9 Soccer Contact: Jennifer Jones Email: jjones@csufresno.edu Phone: (559) 289-1901 Website: www.GoBulldogs.com

Location: Honolulu, O’ahu Nickname: Rainbow Wahine School Colors: Green, Black, Silver and White Conference: Western Athletic Stadium: Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium Head Coach: Michele Nagamine (1st yr.) 2010 Record: 3-14-3 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 1-5-2 (8th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 18/9 Soccer Contact: Neal Iwamoto Email: niwamoto@hawaii.edu Phone: (808) 956-9748 Website: www.HawaiiAthletics.com

Idaho

Location: Moscow, Idaho Nickname: Vandals School Colors: Silver and Vandal Gold Conference: Western Athletic Stadium: Guy Wicks Field Head Coach: Peter Showler (7th yr.) 2010 Record: 14-7-0 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 5-3-0 (T-3rd) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 16/4 Soccer Contact: Spencer Farrin Email: spencerf@uidaho.edu Phone: (208) 885-7065 Website: www.GoVandals.com

Jackson State

Location: Jackson, Miss. Nickname: Tigers School Colors: Blue and White Conference: Southwestern Athletic Stadium: JSU Soccer Complex Head Coach: Niji Olagbegi (10th yr.) 2010 Record: 13-7-1 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 4-0-0 (1st East) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 13/8 Soccer Contact: Jamea Adams-Ginyard Email: jamea.adams-ginyard@jsums.edu Phone: (601) 979-2274, (601) 979-5899 Website: www.JSUTigers.cstv.com

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Location: Jacksonville, Ala. Nickname: Gamecocks School Colors: Red and White Conference: Ohio Valley Stadium: JSU Soccer Field Head Coach: Julie Davis Carlson (7th yr.) 2010 Record: 3-14-1 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 1-7-0 (9th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 12/9 Soccer Contact: Tony Schmidt Email: aschmidt@jsu.edu Phone: (256) 782-5377 Website: www.JSUGamecockSports.com

Location: Shreveport, La. Nickname: Lady Pilots School Colors: Blue and Gold Conference: Red River Stadium: The S wamp Head Coach: Mike Aguilar (1st yr.) 2010 Record: 10-7-1 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 5-3-1 (5th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 8/10 Soccer Contact: Mark Cantrell Email: mark.cantrell@lsus.edu Phone: (318) 795-2475 Website: www.lsus.edu/athletics

McNeese State

Location: Lake Charles, La. Nickname: Cowgirls School Colors: Royal Blue and Gold Conference: Southland Stadium: Cowgirl Field Head Coach: Scooter Savoie (13th yr.) 2010 Record: 4-12-3 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 1-5-3 (9th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 16/6 Soccer Contact: Pam LaFosse Email: plafosse@mcneese.edu Phone: (337) 475-5926 Website: www.McNeeseSports.com

Nevada

Location: Reno, Nev. Nickname: Wolf Pack School Colors: Silver and Blue Conference: Western Athletic Stadium: Mackay Stadium Head Coach: Melissa Price (2nd yr.) 2010 Record: 7-9-3 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 2-5-1 (7th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 10/9 Soccer Contact: Nick Saccomanno Email: nsaccomanno@unr.edu Phone: (775) 682-6954 Website: www.NevadaWolfpack.com


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Prairie View A&M

Southeastern Louisiana

Sam Houston State

Southern Mississippi

San Jose State

Stephen F. Austin

Location: P rairie View, Texas Nickname: Panthers School Colors: Purple and Gold Conference: Southwestern Athletic Stadium: Lady Panther Field Head Coach: Abe Garcia (4th yr.) 2010 Record: 6-13-1 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 2-2-0 (3rd West) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 12/10 Soccer C ontact: TBA Email: TBA@pvamu.edu Phone: TBA Website: www.PVPanthers.com

Location: H untsville, Texas Nickname: Bearkats School Colors: Orange and White Conference: Southland Stadium: Pritchett Field Head Coach: Tom Brown (4th yr.) 2010 Record: 9-11-1 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 5-4-0 (5th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 13/3 Soccer Contact: Paul Ridings, Jason Barfield Email: ridings@shsu.edu, jbarfield@shsu.edu Phone: (936) 294-1764, (936) 294-3533 Website: www.GoBearKats.com

Location: San Jose, Calif. Nickname: Spartans School Colors: Gold, White and Blue Conference: Western Athletic Stadium: Spartan Stadium/Spartan Field Head Coach: Jeff Leightman (4th yr.) 2010 Record: 12-7-2 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 5-2-1 (T-1st) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 16/4 Soccer Contact: Mark Rivera Email: mark.rivera@sjsu.edu Phone: (408) 924-1211 Website: www.SJSUSpartans.com

Location: Mobile, Ala. Nickname: Jaguars School Colors: Red, Blue and White Conference: Sun Belt Stadium: The C age Head Coach: Mike Varga (13th yr.) 2010 Record: 5-14-1 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 3-7-0 (11th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 25/5 Soccer Contact: Lauren Logan Email: llogan@usouthal.edu Phone: (251) 460-7297 Website: www.USAJaguars.com

Location: Hammond, La. Nickname: Lady Lions School Colors: Green and Gold Conference: Southland Stadium: Southeastern Soccer Complex Head Coach: Blake Hornbuckle (14th yr.) 2010 Record: 15-3-3 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 7-1-1 (1st) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 19/3 Soccer Contact: Kemmler Chapple Email: kchapple@selu.edu Phone: (985) 549-3221 Website: www.LionSports.net

Location: Hattiesburg, Miss. Nickname: Golden Eagles School Colors: Black and Gold Conference: Conference USA Stadium: Southern Miss Soccer Complex Head Coach: Scott Ebke (4th yr.) 2010 Record: 3-14-2 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 0-10-1 (12th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 18/5 Soccer Contact: Kyle Neaves Email: Kyle.Neaves@usm.edu Phone: (601) 266-5332 Website: www.SouthernMiss.com

Location: Nacogdoc hes, Texas Nickname: Ladyjacks School Colors: Purple and White Conference: Southland Stadium: SFA Soccer Complex Head Coach: Tony Amato (2nd yr.) 2010 Record: 13-5-2 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 6-2-1 (2nd) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 15/10 Soccer Contact: Kenny Bybee Email: kbybee@sfasu.edu Phone: (936) 468-5800 Website: www.SFAJacks.com

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South Alabama

Location: Las Cruces, N.M. Nickname: Aggies School Colors: Crimson and White Conference: Western Athletic Stadium: Soccer Athletic Complex Head Coach: Blair Quinn (1st yr.) 2010 Record: 7-8-3 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 1-6-1 (9th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 14/10 Soccer Contact: Tiffany Franklin Email: tfrank@nmsu.edu Phone: (575) 646-3929 Website: www.NMStatesports.com

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Location: C ookeville, Tenn. Nickname: Golden Eagles School Colors: Purple and Gold Conference: Ohio Valley Stadium: Tech Soccer Field Head Coach: Daniel Buzzard (2nd yr.) 2010 Record: 4-12-1 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 2-5-1 (8th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 14/9 Soccer Contact: Tommy Dillard Email: tdillard@tntech.edu Phone: (931) 372-3291 Website: www.TTUSports.com

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Location: San Marcos, Texas Nickname: Bobcats School Colors: Maroon and Gold Conference: Southland Stadium: Bobcat Soccer Complex Head Coach: Kat Conner (13th yr.) 2010 Record: 12-7-1 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 5-3-1 (4th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 15/7 Soccer Contact: Rob Beuerlein Email: rb60@txstate.edu Phone: (512) 245-4387 Website: www.TXStateBobcats.com

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Troy

Location: Troy, Ala. Nickname: Trojans School Colors: Cardinal, Silver and Black Conference: Sun Belt Stadium: Jesse H. Colley Track/Soccer Complex Head Coach: Chris Bentley (4th yr.) 2010 Record: 11-8-1 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 6-5-0 (T-5th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 12/4 Soccer Contact: Ben Maxwell Email: bmaxwell34306@troy.edu Phone: (334) 670-3832 Website: www.TroyTrojans.com

Utah State

Location: Logan, Utah Nickname: Aggies School Colors: Navy Blue and White Conference: Western Athletic Stadium: Chuck & Gloria Bell Soccer Field Head Coach: Heather Cairns (8th yr.) 2010 Record: 9-7-5 2010 Conference Record/Finish: 5-2-1 (T-1st) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 12/7 Soccer Contact: Kara Fisher Email: kara.irving@usu.edu Phone: 435-797-1361 Website: www.UtahStateAggies.com


LOUISIANA TECH 2010 ALL-WAC FIRST TEAM F Shantel Flanary ..................... Utah State

F Shannon Saxton ...................Boise State F Chelsea Small .....................................Idaho MF Jill Flockhart ..................................Idaho MF Cheyenne Jones ..............Boise State MF Chandra Salmon .............. Utah State D Scotti Culton ................ Louisiana Tech D Jessica Ingram .............San Jose State D Natalie Norris ......................... Utah State GK Kaitlyn Revel ...................Fresno State

SECOND TEAM F Kiva Gresham .............. Louisiana Tech F Lauren Hansen ....................... Utah State F Rachel King ................... Louisiana Tech MF Crystal Burns ..... New Mexico State MF Cristen Drummond .................Nevada MF Nicole Duff .......................Fresno State MF Lauren Sanchez .......San Jose State D Malia Hendrix .......................Boise State

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Now in its 50th year of existence, the Western Athletic Conference continues to evolve and feature some of the nation’s best intercollegiate competition. One thing that remains unchanged is the persistent nature of the schools in the WAC to advance their programs to contend at the top levels of the NCAA. The WAC provides its student-athletes the chance to travel to scenic destinations and gain exposure in some of the nation’s most diverse markets. In addition, the WAC’s student-athletes work to achieve the highest levels of success with the academic support of their respective institutions. The WAC has experienced tremendous success over the past decade. The WAC has sent a total of 35 teams to bowl games since 2001, including more than half of its teams in 2008 with a record-tying five teams. The conference has sent teams to BCS bowl games in three of the last five seasons including Hawai’i’s appearance in the 2008 Sugar Bowl. In men’s basketball, the WAC has sent at least two teams to the NCAA Tournament in 24 of the past 28 seasons. Every current school in the WAC has competed in the NCAA Tournament since 1990. In baseball, the WAC has boasted two national champions since 2003 including Fresno State’s College World Series victory in 2008. In women’s sports, Fresno State softball has competed in every NCAA Tournament ever held while Louisiana Tech basketball has played in all but three. In 2009, Hawai’i made its fourth trip since 2000 to the NCAA Volleyball Final Four, and in 2010, the Rainbow Wahine earned a trip to the Softball College World Series. Current WAC alums have made their presence felt as well. David Carr (Fresno State) was the first player selected in the 2002 NFL Draft. Cheryl Ford (Louisiana Tech) was named the WNBA Rookie of the Year and helped the Detroit Shock win the league’s championship in 2003. In 2004, the United States’ softball team won the Olympic gold medal with former Fresno State players Laura Berg and Lovie Jung. Jeff Weaver (Fresno State) earned the win in the St. Louis Cardinals’ World Series clinching victory in 2006. Quarterback Colt Brennan (Hawai’i) finished third in the 2007 Heisman Trophy voting, and in 2008, Natasha Kai (Hawai’i) helped the United States to a gold medal in soccer at the Olympics in Beijing. In 2001, the WAC partnered with ESPN for coverage of football and basketball giving the conference national exposure from one of the most respected broadcast entities in the country. The WAC also officially added WAC.tv in 2006 to give fans streaming internet access to many of its postseason championships including volleyball, soccer, swimming and diving, basketball, gymnastics, softball and baseball. The WAC is the sixth oldest among the nation’s 11 Division I-A conferences. Its history traces back to July 27, 1962, when the original six-team league of Arizona, Arizona State, Brigham Young, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming began competition. The first championship was held in November 1962, when Arizona won the men’s cross country title and New Mexico followed with the first WAC football title. Arizona finished second in the NCAA College World Series and, less than three years later, Arizona State claimed the league’s first NCAA title when the Sun Devils won the College World Series trophy. Fresno State was the last WAC school to earn an NCAA team title when it won the College World Series in 2008. Since 1962, several changes have occurred. UTEP and Colorado State became members in September 1967, while Arizona and Arizona State withdrew on June 30, 1978. The WAC then added San Diego State (1978), Hawai’i (1979) and Air Force (1980). Before 1990, the WAC sponsored championships only in men’s sports. However, a merger with the High Country Athletic Conference formed a single conference under one administrative structure, and the 1990-91 athletic year was the first in which both men and women competed under the WAC name. Fresno State was added in 1992, and then in 1996, the women’s programs from Air Force and Hawai’i along with six new schools (UNLV, Rice, San Jose State, SMU, TCU and Tulsa) came into the WAC. Air Force, Brigham Young, Colorado State, UNLV, New Mexico, San Diego State, Utah and Wyoming withdrew on June 30, 1999. Nevada (2000), Boise State (2001) and Louisiana Tech (2001) were added while TCU withdrew following the 2000-01 season. The current membership was established on July 1, 2005, when Idaho, New Mexico State and Utah State joined the WAC after Rice, SMU, UTEP and Tulsa withdrew. For the

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D Lauren Layton ....................................Idaho D Summer Tillotson ................ Utah State GK Liz Boyden ........................................Idaho

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wAc games team record pct. home SJSU 5-2-1 .688 3-0-1 utsu 5-2-1 .688 3-0-1 lA tech 5-3 .625 2-2 idaho 5-3 .625 3-1 bsu 4-2-2 .625 2-1-1 fsu 3-3-2 .500 1-2-1 nevada 2-5-1 .313 2-2 hAwai’i 1-5-2 .250 0-3-1 nMsu 1-6-1 .188 1-3

road streak 2-2 W1 2-2 w1 3-1 w2 2-2 l1 2-1-1 l1 2-1-1 w1 0-3-1 w1 1-2-1 l2 0-3-1 l1

All games record pct. home 12-7-2 .619 6-1-1 9-7-5 .548 6-1-2 15-6 .714 8-4 14-7 .667 5-1 8-10-3 .452 3-1-1 9-9-5 .500 1-5-2 7-9-3 .447 5-3 3-14-3 .225 1-8-1 7-8-3 .472 6-3-2

road neautral streak 3-6 3-0 2-5-3 1-1 l1 7-2 0-0 l1 6-5 3-1 l2 4-6-2 1-3 l1 4-3-2 4-1 l1 2-5-2 0-1 w1 2-6-2 0-0 l2 1-5-1 0-0 l1

2012-13 season, the WAC will add Denver, UTSA, Texas State and Seattle to replace withdrawing members Boise State (2011), Fresno State (2012), Hawai’i (2012) and Nevada (2012). The WAC has had just five commissioners in its history. Paul Brechler was named the first leader of the conference and held the position from 1962-1968. He was followed by Wiles Hallock (1968-71), Stan Bates (1971-80), Dr. Joe Kearney (1980-94) and Karl Benson (1994-present). Presently, the WAC crowns team and individual champions in 19 sports - eight men’s and 11 women’s. For the men, there are championships in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field. Championships for women are held in basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field and volleyball. The WAC office has been located in the Denver area since the conference’s inception with the exception of a two-year stay in Phoenix from 196466.

KARL BENSON, WAC COMMISSIONER When Karl Benson was named the fifth commissioner in the history of the Western Athletic Conference on April 20, 1994, he brought with him a wealth of experience and a personal history of success to the position. Since that time, Benson not only has laid a strong foundation for the WAC’s future, he has also steered the conference through unsettled times as the league’s longest tenured commissioner. Through his leadership and vision, it didn’t take long for the WAC to regain its place among the nation’s top Division I conferences. Benson has spearheaded conference expansion three times over the past decade with the most recent additions of Denver, UTSA, Texas State and Seattle. Nationally, Benson has earned the respect of his peers after serving on the NCAA Management Council from 1999-2002, and a five-year term on the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee from 2002-06. Benson hit the ground running when he was hired in 1994 and initiated several programs that improved the conference’s national position in virtually every category. He was instrumental in developing multi-year agreements with the Holiday Bowl, Cotton Bowl, Copper Bowl, Las Vegas Bowl, Silicon Valley Football Classic, GMAC Bowl, New Mexico Bowl and currently, the Humanitarian Bowl, Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl, Poinsettia Bowl and Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. In the summer of 2005, he implemented “Play Up” a new marketing campaign to improve the public and private perceptions of the WAC and its members through national, local and regional touch points. The conference officially added WAC.tv prior to the 2006-07 season, giving fans streaming video access to many of the postseason championships of the sports offered by the WAC. In 1995-96, the WAC signed an exclusive multi-year agreement with ESPN for the unprecedented live coverage of its basketball and football. Included in that deal was a women’s basketball contract, the first in conference history. In 2008, Benson negotiated an extension with ESPN that gave the WAC even more telecasts of its regular season and championship events. Benson came to the WAC after four successful years as the commissioner of the Mid-American Conference. There, he implemented several innovative projects and was instrumental in the formation of the Las Vegas Bowl. Prior to taking the reins of the MAC, Benson served on the NCAA staff for more than four years where he was the director of NCAA championships when selected as MAC commissioner. Benson joined the NCAA staff in January, 1986, as a compliance representative and was appointed assistant director of championships in June, 1987. He was promoted to director of championships in 1988. In that position, Benson actively supervised eight assistant directors in their administration of 68 NCAA championships. A native of the state of Washington, Benson graduated from high school in Pullman in 1970, attended Spokane Falls Community College and then received a bachelor of science degree in physical education from Boise State University in 1975. He has also completed course work toward his master’s degree in athletics administration at the University of Utah. Benson played baseball at both Spokane Falls Community College and Boise State University before serving as the baseball coach at Fort Steilacoom Community College in Tacoma, Wash., for eight years and as the director of athletics at Fort Steilacoom from 1979-84. From 1984-86, he was an assistant baseball coach and an administrative assistant in the athletics department at Utah. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Boise State in April of 2006. Benson was born on December 1, 1951 and has one daughter, Jessie.

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2010 RESULTS & STATISTICS gp-gs 21-21 21-18 21-21 20-10 21-21 20-7 19-18 15-1 20-14 20-16 18-17 9-0 3-0 18-9 21-21 3-0 20-7 7-0 20-9 19-18 4-3 3-0 21 21

min 1464 1338 1714 1198 1767 836 1349 375 1275 1196 1260 271 89 1016 1787 92 783 230 1000 1661 256 53 -

## 99 31 TM

gp-gs 19-17 4-3 21 21

|----------Goal Average----------| min ga gaavg 1660:10 18 0.98 256:16 3 1.05 0:00 0 0.00 1916:26 21 0.99 1916:26 53 2.49

Goalie Updyke, Caitlin Buchanan, Cat Team Total Opponents

g 12 13 5 7 3 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 21

a 8 3 7 2 1 4 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 37 19

pts 32 29 17 16 7 6 5 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 143 61

sh 53 62 44 38 30 30 15 8 5 4 21 6 3 4 11 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 347 181

sh% .226 .210 .114 .184 .100 .033 .067 .250 .400 .500 .048 .167 .333 .250 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .153 .116

sog 26 40 19 23 10 12 6 4 2 3 10 2 2 2 3 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 172 94

sog% .491 .645 .432 .605 .333 .400 .400 .500 .400 .750 .476 .333 .667 .500 .273 .500 .667 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 .496 .519

|--------Saves--------| saves pct 64 .780 8 .727 1 1.000 73 .777 119 .692

yc 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 10

rc 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

gwg 4 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 5

pk-att 0-1 0-1 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-5 0-0

foul 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 129 165

|----------------Record----------------| w l t sho 14 5 0 7.0 1 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 15 6 0 8 6 14 0 4

Team saves: 1

2010 RESULTS DATe OPPONeNT Aug 20 at Stephen F. Austin Aug 22 at Lamar Aug 27 SAM HOUSTON STATE Aug 29 ARKANSAS STATE Sep 01 at Grambling State Sep 03 ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF Sep 05 MCNEESE STATE Sep 10 TEXAS STATE Sep 15 at Tennessee Tech Sep 17 at Murray State Sep 19 JACKSONVILLE STATE Sep 24 NICHOLLS STATE Oct 01 UTAH STATE* Oct 03 NEVADA* Oct 08 at Idaho* Oct 10 at Boise State* Oct 15 SAN JOSE STATE* Oct 17 FRESNO STATE* Oct 22 at Hawaii* Oct 29 at New Mexico State* Nov 04 BOISE STATE# * Western Athletic Conference game # WAC Tournament

W/L L W W L W W W W W2OT W W W L W L W WOT L W W L2OT

SCORe 1-2 1-0 2-1 0-1 8-0 3-1 4-0 2-1 3-2 3-1 3-0 8-0 0-1 3-1 0-2 1-0 5-4 0-2 3-0 2-0 1-2

ATT 184 438 337 220 127 245 242 217 189 250 164 133 224 247 187 479 261 289 463 836 765

Goals by Period Louisiana Tech Opponents

1st 22 9

2nd 29 11

OT 1 0

OT2 1 1

Total 53 21

Shots by Period Louisiana Tech Opponents

1st 152 89

2nd 188 91

OT 6 0

OT2 1 1

Total 347 181

Saves by Period Louisiana Tech Opponents

1st 38 43

2nd 35 74

OT 0 2

OT2 0 0

Total 73 119

Corners by Period Louisiana Tech Opponents

1st 37 24

2nd 46 15

OT 3 0

OT2 0 0

Total 86 39

Fouls by Period Louisiana Tech Opponents

1st 58 69

2nd 70 93

OT 1 3

OT2 0 0

Total 129 165

Attendance Summary Total Dates/Avg Per Date Neutral Site #/Avg

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## Player 4 Gresham, Kiva 7 King, Rachel 18 Culton, Scotti 11 Dennis, Taylor 29 Lukasewich, Olivia 12 Brennan, Emily 23 Dunn, Paige 5 Fitzgerald, Heather 1 White, Chelsea 22 Brough, Lindsay 25 Harbaugh, Brittany 13 Spence, Rebecca 8 Coffinbargar, Britt 17 Feece, Mallory 2 Rockwell, Mo 21 Africa, Lauren 9 Schorpp, Mia 3 Voldness, Kacee 10 Quintana, Amy 99 Updyke, Caitlin 31 Buchanan, Cat 24 Davis, Jessica Total Opponents

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Year 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Record 15-6-0 12-7-1 10-5-5 2-14-1 4-10-3 7-10-0 0-10-2

G 53 54 49 12 21 42 3

A 37 45 40 8 7 34 0

Pts 143 153 138 32 49 118 6

Shots 347 382 344 158 255 239 65

YC-RC PK-Att CK 5-0 3-5 86 4-0 3-3 111 3-0 4-5 90 5-0 0-1 40 13-0 0-0 61 17-3 0-0 58 6-1 1-1 25

TEAM STREAKS Consecutive Home Wins .............................................. 8 Aug. 21, 2009 - Sept. 27, 2009 Consecutive Home Losses ........................................... 4 Oct. 14, 2005 - Oct. 30, 2005 Oct. 8, 2006 - Oct. 22, 2006 Consecutive Road Wins ................................................ 4 Aug. 22, 2010 - Oct. 8, 2010 Consecutive Road Losses .......................................... 10 Oct. 29, 2006 - Aug. 29, 2008 Consecutive Games W/O a Win ................................ 16 Sept. 27, 2006 - Sept. 21, 2007 Consecutive Games W/O a Loss ................................ 12 Aug. 21, 2009 - Sept. 27, 2009 Consecutive Games with OT ....................................... 4 Oct. 12, 2008 - Oct. 24, 2008 Consecutive Shutouts .................................................. 4 Aug. 31, 2008 - Sept. 12, 2008

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Fouls 129 127 159 141 212 161 108

Saves 73 80 76 88 114 101 127

Save% .777 .784 .809 .620 .776 .765 .713

GA 21 22 18 54 33 31 51

GAA 0.99 1.06 0.84 3.14 1.85 1.82 4.10

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TEAM SINGLE GAME RECORDS

Goals 1. Delta State (9/13/09) ................................ 12 2. at Grambling State (9/1/10) ...................... 8 at Prairie View (10/4/08) ............................ 8 at UAPB (9/9/08) ........................................ 8 at William Carey (9/30/05)......................... 8 UAPB (9/14/05) .......................................... 8 at Belhaven (9/9/05) .................................. 8 Goals Against 1. at South Alabama (10/10/04)................... 12 2. at Utah State (11/3/07) ............................ 10 3. at Stephen F. Austin (9/21/07) ................... 7 Nevada (10/22/06) ..................................... 7 5. Arkansas (9/14/07) ..................................... 6

Assists 1. Delta State (9/13/09) ................................ 12 2. at UAPB (9/9/08) ........................................ 9 3. at Belhaven (9/9/05) .................................. 8 5. at Prairie View A&M (10/4/08) ................... 7 at William Carey (9/30/05)......................... 7 Points Against 1. at South Alabama (10/10/04)................... 40 2. at Utah State (11/3/07) ............................ 28 3. Nevada (10/22/06) ................................... 20 4. at UL-Lafayette (9/10/04) ......................... 19 5. at Stephen F. Austin (9/21/07) ................. 18 at Grambling State (10/20/04) ................ 18 First Half Goals 1. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (9/14/05) .................... 7 2. Delta State (9/13/09).................................. 6 Prairie View A&M (10/4/08) ....................... 6 4. at Southern (9/23/08) ................................ 5 5. Six Occasions ............................................ 4 Last: at Grambling State (9/1/10)

Second Half Goals 1. Delta State (9/13/09) .................................. 6 Southern (11/6/09) ..................................... 6 3. Nicholls State (9/24/10) ............................. 5 at Belhaven (9/9/05) .................................. 5 Nicholls State (10/2/05) ............................. 5 6. Five Occasions .......................................... 4 Last: San Jose St. (11/15/10) Margin of Victory 1. Delta State (9/13/09) ................................ 12 2. at Grambling State (9/1/10) ...................... 8 at Prairie View A&M (10/4/08) ................... 8 at UAPB (9/9/08) ........................................ 8 at Belhaven (9/9/05) .................................. 8 at William Carey (9/30/05)......................... 8

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Points 1. Delta State (9/13/09) ................................ 36 2. at UAPB (9/9/08) ...................................... 25 3. at Belhaven (9/9/05) ................................ 24 4. Prairie View A&M (9/14/08) ..................... 23 at William Carey (9/30/05)....................... 23 6. at Grambling State (9/1/10) .................... 20

TEAM SEASON RECORDS Shots 1. 2009 ........................................................ 382 2. 2010 ........................................................ 347 3. 2008 ....................................................... 344 4. 2006 ....................................................... 255 5. 2005 ....................................................... 239 6. 2007 ....................................................... 158

Shutouts Against 1. 2005 .......................................................... 10 2004 ......................................................... 10 3. 2007 ........................................................... 9 4. 2006 ........................................................... 8 5. 2009 ........................................................... 5 6. 2010 ............................................................ 4

Goals Against 1. 2007 .......................................................... 54 2. 2004 ......................................................... 51 3. 2006 ......................................................... 33 4. 2005 ......................................................... 31 5. 2009 ......................................................... 22 6. 2010 .......................................................... 21 7. 2008 .......................................................... 18

Shots on Goal 1. 2009 ........................................................ 192 2. 2008 ....................................................... 183 3. 2010 ........................................................ 172 4. 2006 ....................................................... 104 5. 2005 ....................................................... 103 6. 2007 ......................................................... 77

Wins 1. 2010 .......................................................... 15 2. 2009 ......................................................... 12 3. 2008 ......................................................... 10 4. 2005 ........................................................... 7 5. 2006 ........................................................... 4 6. 2007 ........................................................... 2

Assists 1. 2009 .......................................................... 45 2. 2008 ......................................................... 40 3. 2010 .......................................................... 37 4. 2005 ......................................................... 34 5. 2007 ........................................................... 8 6. 2006 ........................................................... 7

Saves 1. 2004 ........................................................ 125 2. 2006 ........................................................114 3. 2005 ........................................................101 4. 2007 ......................................................... 88 5. 2009 ......................................................... 80 6. 2008 ......................................................... 76 7. 2010........................................................... 73

Home Wins 1. 2009 ............................................................ 9 2. 2010 ............................................................ 8 3. 2005 ........................................................... 5 4. 2008 ........................................................... 2 2007 ........................................................... 2 2006 ........................................................... 2

Points 1. 2009 ........................................................ 153 2. 2010 ........................................................ 143 3. 2008 ....................................................... 138 4. 2005 ........................................................118 5. 2006 ......................................................... 49 6. 2007 ......................................................... 32

Goals Against Average 1. 2008 ....................................................... 0.84 2. 2010 ....................................................... 0.99 3. 2009 .......................................................1.06 4. 2005 .......................................................1.82 5. 2006 .......................................................1.85 6. 2007 ...................................................... 3.14 Shutouts 1. 2008 .......................................................... 10 2. 2010 ............................................................ 8 3. 2009 ........................................................... 7 4. 2005 ........................................................... 6 5. 2006 ........................................................... 3 2007 ........................................................... 3

Road Wins 1. 2010 ............................................................ 7 2008 ........................................................... 7 3. 2009 ........................................................... 3 4. 2005 ........................................................... 2

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Goals 1. 2009 .......................................................... 54 2. 2010 .......................................................... 53 3. 2008 ......................................................... 49 4. 2005 ......................................................... 42 5. 2006 ......................................................... 21 6. 2007 ......................................................... 12

Home Attendance (Matches/Average) 1. 2008 ..................................................... 5/297 2. 2010 ................................................... 12/215 3. 2009 .................................................. 12/197 4. 2006 .................................................... 7/188 5. 2005 .................................................... 9/167 6. 2007 .................................................... 8/156

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INDIVIDUAL SINGLE GAME RECORDS Goals 1. Kiva Gresham............................................ 3 (San Jose State, 10/15/10) Taylor Dennis............................................. 3 (Nicholls State, 9/24/10) Rachel King (3 times) ................................ 3 (Last: McNeese State, 9/5/10) Brittany Coffinbarger ................................ 3 (Delta State, 9/13/09) Kristen Sevier ............................................ 3 (at UAPB, 9/9/08) Denise Wilson............................................ 3 (at Nicholls State, 8/25/06) Emily Cleaveland....................................... 3 (Nicholls State, 10/2/05) Assists 1. Mo Rockwell .............................................. 3 (Delta State, 9/13/09) Taylor Meyers............................................ 3 (Delta State, 9/13/09) Kat McCullough......................................... 3 (at Belhaven, 9/9/05) 4. Rachel King (2 times)................................ 2 (Last: at Hawai’i, 10/22/10) Scotti Culton (2 times) .............................. 2 (Last: Nevada, 10/3/10) Kiva Gresham (2 times)............................ 2 (Last: McNeese State, 9/5/10) Olivia Lukasewich (2 times) ..................... 2 (Last: at Nicholls State, 9/4/09) Sarah Klenke ............................................. 2 (Delta State, 9/13/09) Kat McCullough ........................................ 2 (at Prairie View A&M, 10/4/08) Alex Reinhar.............................................. 2 (Nicholls State, 10/2/05) Hayley Smith............................................. 2

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(UAPB, 9/14/05) Savanna Russo.......................................... 2 (at Belhaven, 9/9/05) Emily Cleaveland ...................................... 2 (Robert Morris, 9/2/05) Points 1. Brittany Coffinbarger ................................ 7 (Delta State, 9/13/09, 3 G, 1 A) Kristen Sevier ............................................ 7 (at UAPB, 9/9/08, 3 G, 1 A) Emily Cleaveland....................................... 7 (Nicholls State, 10/2/05, 3 G, 1 A) 4. Kiva Gresham ........................................... 6 (San Jose State, 10/15/10, 3 G) Taylor Dennis ............................................ 6 (Nicholls State, 9/24/10, 3 G) Rachel King (3 times)................................ 6 (Most Recent: McNeese State, 9/5/10, 3 G) Kiva Gresham ........................................... 6 (Southern, 9/6/09, 2 G, 2 A) Denise Wilson............................................ 6 (at Nicholls State, 8/25/06, 3G) Alex Reinhart............................................. 6 (Nicholls State, 10/2/05, 2 G, 2 A) Hayley Smith............................................. 6 (UAPB, 9/14/05, 2 G 2 A) Saves 1. Jade Berbert ............................................ 21 (at Centenary, 10/5/04) 2. Jade Berbert ............................................ 20 (at McNeese State, 9/12/04) 3. Chrissy Haisler ........................................ 15 (Hawai’i, 10/14/05) 4. Chrissy Haisler ........................................ 14 (Texas State, 10/18/05) 5. Chrissy Haisler ........................................ 12

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(Nevada, 10/23/05) Jade Berbert ............................................. 12 (South Alabama, 10/10/04) Goals Against 1. Jade Berbert .............................................. 8 (at South Alabama, 10/10/04) 2. Tara Gavlak ................................................ 7 (at Utah State, 11/3/07) 3. Tara Gavlak ................................................ 6 (Arkansas, 9/14/07) Nicole Didier .............................................. 6 (Nevada, 10/22/06) Jade Berbert (2 times)............................... 6 (Last: at Grambling State, 10/20/04) 6. Chrissy Haisler .......................................... 5 (Boise State, 10/30/05) Jade Berbert (2 times) .............................. 5 (Last: at Southeastern Louisiana, 9/19/04) 8. Caitlin Updyke........................................... 4 (San Jose State, 10/15/10) Cat Buchanan (2 times) ............................ 4 (Last: at Nevada, 11/1/09) Tara Gavlak (3 times) ................................ 4 (Last: at Nevada,10/21/07) Nicole Didier.............................................. 4 (at Stephen F. Austin, 9/21/07) Jill Medigovich.......................................... 4 (at Southern Miss, 9/3/06) Chrissy Haisler .......................................... 4 (Last, at Nevada, 10/23/05) Tanya Allegretti ......................................... 4 (South Alabama, 10/10/04) Jade Berbert .............................................. 4 (at Centenary, 9/28/04)

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INDIVIDUAL SEASON RECORDS 3. Rachel King (2009) .................................. 26 4. Kiva Gresham (2009) .............................. 23 Emily Cleaveland (2005)......................... 23 6. Olivia Lukasewich (2008) ....................... 21 7. Rachel King (2008) ................................... 19 8. Scotti Culton (2010) ................................. 17 Kristen Sevier (2008) .............................. 17 10. Taylor Dennis (2010) .............................. 16 Kat McCullough (2009) .......................... 16 Minutes Played 1. Mo Rockwell (2010) ............................. 1787 2. Olivia Lukasewich (2010) .................... 1767 3. Amy Wolsted (20 08) ............................ 1716 4. Scotti Culton (2010) ............................. 1714 5. Caitlin Updyke (2010) .......................... 1661 6. Mal Feece (2009) ................................. 1634 7. Chelsea White (2009) ........................... 1608 8. Lindsay Brough (2009) ....................... 1605 9. Cat Buchanan (2009)........................... 1582 10. Leslie Buck (2008) ............................. 1543 Saves 1. Jade Berbert (2004) ............................... 125 2. Chrissy Haisler (2005)............................. 96 3. Jill Medigovich (2006) ............................ 90 4. Cat Buchanan (2009) .............................. 71 5. Tara Gavlak (2007) ................................... 68 6. Caitlin Updyke (2010) .............................. 64 7. Cat Buchanan (2008) ............................... 57 8. Nicole Didier (2007) ................................ 20 9. Cat Buchanan (2010) ................................. 8

Points 1. Kiva Gresham (2010) ............................... 32 2. Rachel King (2010)................................... 29

Wins 1. Caitlin Updyke (2010) .............................. 14 2. Cat Buchanan (2009)................................11

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Shutouts 1. Caitlin Updyke (2010) ................................ 7 2. Cat Buchanan (2009)................................. 6 3. Cat Buchanan (2008)................................. 5 4. Chrissy Haisler (2005)............................ 4.5 5. Tara Gavlak (2007) ..................................... 3 Jill Medigovich (2006) ............................... 3 7. Tara Gavlak (2008)...................................... 2 8. Nicole Didier (2005) ................................1.5 9. Cat Buchanan (2010) ................................. 1 Aly Dicker (2009) ....................................... 1 Goals Against Average (Min. 5 Minutes) 1. Nicole Didier (2005) ............................. 0.32 2. Aly Dicker (2009) .................................. 0.92 Cat Buchanan (2008) ............................ 0.92 4. Jean Bernard (2008) ............................ 0.93 5. Caitlin Updyke (2010) ........................... 0.98 6. Cat Buchanan (2010) .............................1.05 7. Cat Buchanan (2009) .............................1.08 8. Tara Gavlak (2006) .................................1.20 9. Jill Medigovich (2006) ..........................1.61 10. Chrissy Haisler (2005) ........................ 2.17

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Assists 1. Kiva Gresham (2010) ................................. 8 2. Scotti Culton (2010) ................................... 7 Kiva Gresham (2009) ................................ 7 4. Kat McCullough (2009) ............................. 6 Scotti Culton (2009) .................................. 6 6. Olivia Lukasewich (2008) ......................... 5 Rachel King (2008) .................................... 5 Emily Cleaveland (2005)........................... 5 Alex Reinhart (2005) ................................. 5 10. Emily Brennan (2010) .............................. 4 Taylor Meyers (2009) .............................. 4 Kat McCullough (2008) ........................... 4 Kat McCullough (2005) ........................... 4

3. Cat Buchanan (2008)................................. 5 Chrissy Haisler (2005)............................... 5 5. Jean Bernard (2008) ................................. 3 Jill Medigovich (2006) .............................. 3 7. Tara Gavlak (2008)...................................... 2 Tara Gavlak (2007)...................................... 2 Nicole Didier (2005) ................................... 2 10. Cat Buchanan (2010) ............................... 1 Aly Dicker (2009) ..................................... 1 Tara Gavlak (2006) .................................. 1

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Goals 1. Rachel King (2010) ................................... 13 2. Kiva Gresham (2010) .............................. 12 Rachel King (2009) .................................. 12 4. Emily Cleaveland (2005)........................... 9 5. Kiva Gresham (2009) ................................ 8 Olivia Lukasewich (2008) ......................... 8 7. Taylor Dennis (2010) .................................. 7 Rachel King (2008) .................................... 7 Kristen Sevier (2008) ................................ 7 10. Scotti Culton (2010) ................................. 5 Kat McCullough (2009) ........................... 5 Mo Rockwell (2009) ................................. 5 Denise Wilson (20 08) .............................. 5 Kiva Gresham (2007) .............................. 5 Emily Cleaveland (2006) ......................... 5 Kodi Bethay (2005) .................................. 5

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Games Played 1. Kiva Gresham (2007-10).......................... 77 2. Kat McCullough (2005-09) ...................... 68 3. Leslie Buck (2005-08) .............................. 67 4. Denise Wilson (2005-08) ......................... 64 5. Olivia Lukasewich (2008-Pres.) .............. 61 Brittany Davis (2005-08) ......................... 61 7. Scotti Culton (2008-Pres.) ....................... 60 8. Rachel King (2008-Pres.)......................... 59 9. Chelsea White (2008-Pres.) .................... 58 10. Amy Quintana (2008-Pres.) .................. 56

Assists 1. Kiva Gresham (2007-10).......................... 20 2. Scotti Culton (2008-Pres.) ....................... 15 3. Kat McCullough (2005-09) ...................... 14 4. Olivia Lukasewich (2008-Pres.) ...............11 5. Rachel King (2008-Pres.)......................... 10 6. Emily Cleaveland (2005-08) ..................... 9 7. Hikari Kurokawa (2008-09) ........................ 6 8. Britt Coffinbarger (2008-Pres.) ................. 5 Brook Kelly (2005-06) ............................... 5 Alex Reinhart (2005) ................................. 5

Games Started 1. Kiva Gresham (2007-10).......................... 67 2. Leslie Buck (2005-08) .............................. 64 3. Brittany Davis (2005-08) ......................... 59 4. Scotti Culton (2008-Pres.) ....................... 51 Kat McCullough (2005-09) ...................... 51 6. Amy Wolsted (20 05-08)........................... 49 7. Emily Cleaveland (2005-08) .................... 46 8. Chelsea White (2008-Pres.) .................... 44 9. Olivia Lukasewich (2008-Pres.) .............. 42 10. Rachel King (2008-Pres.) ....................... 36

Points 1. Rachel King (2008-Pres.) ......................... 74 Kiva Gresham (2007-10).......................... 74 3. Olivia Lukasewich (2008-Pres.) .............. 41 Emily Cleaveland (2005-08) ................... 41 5. Scotti Culton (2008-Pres.) ....................... 39 6. Kat McCullough (2005-09) ...................... 38 7. Denise Wilson (2005-08) ......................... 32 8. Kristen Sevier (2008-10) ......................... 17 Amy Wolsted (20 05-08) .......................... 17 Brook Kelly (2005-06) ............................. 17

Minutes Played 1. Leslie Buck (2005-08) .......................... 5408 2. Kiva Gresham (2007-10) ..................... 5179 3. Brittany Davis (2005-08) ..................... 4863 4. Chelsea White (2008-Pres.) ................ 4326 5. Scotti Culton (2008-Pres.) ................... 4307 6. Kat McCullough (2005-09) .................. 4260 7. Amy Wolsted (20 05-08) ....................... 4044 8. Olivia Lukasewich (2008-Pres.) .......... 3999 9. Emily Cleaveland (2005-08) ............... 3904 10. Amy Quintana (2008-Pres.) .............. 3506

Saves 1. Cat Buchanan (2008-Pres.) ................... 136 2. Jade Berbert (2004) .............................. 125 3. Chrissy Haisler (2005)............................. 96 4. Jill Medigovich (2006-07) ....................... 90 5. Tara Gavlak (2006-08) .............................. 74 6. Caitlin Updyke (2010-Pres.) .................... 64 7. Nicole Didier (2005-07)............................ 44 8. Jean Bernard (2008) ............................... 14 9. Aly Dicker (2008-09) .................................. 9

Goals 1. Rachel King (2008-Pres.) ......................... 32 2. Kiva Gresham (2007-10) ......................... 27 3. Emily Cleaveland (2005-08) ................... 16 4. Olivia Lukasewich (2008-Pres.) .............. 15 5. Denise Wilson (2005-08) ......................... 14 6. Scotti Culton (2008-Pres.) ....................... 12 Kat McCullough (2005-09) ...................... 12 8. Taylor Dennis (2010-Pres.) ........................ 7 Amy Wolsted (20 05-08) ............................. 7 Kristen Sevier (2008-10) ............................ 7

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Save Percentage (Min. 5 Minutes) 1. Cat Buchanan (2008-Pres.) ................... 795 2. Jill Medigovich (2006-07) ..................... 789 3. Caitlin Updyke (2010-Pres.) .................. 780 4. Chrissy Haisler (2005)........................... 762 5. Aly Dicker (2008-09) .............................. 750 6. Jean Bernard (2008) ............................. 737 7. Nicole Dider (2005-07)........................... 677 8. Tara Gavlak (2006-08) ............................ 632 Goals Against Average (Min. 5 Minutes) 1. Aly Dicker (2008-09) ............................. 0.92 2. Jean Bernard (2008) ............................ 0.93 3. Caitlin Updyke (2010-Pres.) ................. 0.98

4. Cat Buchanan (2008-Pres.) ...................1.01 5. Jill Medigovich (2006-07) .....................1.61 6. Chrissy Haisler (2005).......................... 2.17 7. Tara Gavlak (2006-08) ........................... 2.48 8. Nicole Didier (2005-07) ........................ 2.66 Wins 1. Cat Buchanan (2008-Pres.) ..................... 17 2. Caitlin Updyke (2010-Pres.) .................... 14 3. Tara Gavlak (2006-08) ................................ 5 Chrissy Haisler (2005) ............................... 5 5. Jean Bernard (2008) ................................. 3 Jill Medigovich (2006-07) ......................... 3 7. Nicole Didier (2005-07).............................. 2 8. Aly Dicker (2008-09) .................................. 1 Shutouts 1. Cat Buchanan (2008-Pres.) ..................... 12 2. Caitlin Updyke (2010-Pres.) ...................... 7 3. Tara Gavlak (2006-08) ................................ 6 4. Chrissy Haisler (2005)............................... 4 5. Jill Medigovich (2006-07) ......................... 3 6. Aly Dicker (2008-10) .................................. 1 Jean Bernard (2008) ................................. 1 Nicole Didier (2005-07) ............................. 1 Multi-Goal Games 1. Rachel King (2008-Pres.) ........................... 6 2. Kiva Gresham (2007-10) ........................... 5 3. Emily Cleaveland (2005-08) ..................... 3 Denise Wilson (20 05-08) ........................... 3 5. Olivia Lukasewich (2008-Pres.) ................ 2 Kodi Bethay (2005) ................................... 2 Brook Kelly (2005-06) ............................... 2 8. Brittany Coffinbarger (2008-Pres.) ........... 1 LaShaundra Hildreth (2004) ..................... 1 Abbie Lever (2009).................................... 1 Heather Fitzgerald (2009-10) .................... 1 Hayley Smith (2005) ................................. 1 Savanna Russo (2005-07) ......................... 1 Alex Reinhart (2005) ................................. 1 Scotti Culton (2008-Pres.) ......................... 1 Sarah Chovanec (2005-07) ....................... 1 Brooke Lanie (2007-09) ............................. 1 Hikari Kurokawa (2008-09) ....................... 1 Kat McCullough (2005-09)........................ 1 Kristen Sevier (2008-10) ........................... 1 Taylor Dennis (2010-Pres.) ........................ 1


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INDIVIDUAL RECORDS BY CLASS By A Sophomore 1. Rachel King (2009) .................................. 12 2. Emily Cleaveland (2006)........................... 5 3. Scotti Culton (2009) .................................. 4 Brook Kelly (2006) ..................................... 4

Saves By A Junior 1. Jade Berbert (2004) ............................... 125 2. Nicole Didier (2007) ................................ 20 3. Cat Buchanan (2010) ................................. 8

By A Junior 1. Rachel King (2010) ................................... 29 2. Kiva Gresham (2009) .............................. 23 3. Scotti Culton (2010) ................................. 17

By A Freshman 1. Emily Cleaveland (2005) ........................... 9 2. Olivia Lukasewich (2008) ......................... 8 3. Taylor Dennis (2010) .................................. 7 Rachel King (2008) ..................................... 7

By A Sophomore 1. Cat Buchanan (2009) ............................... 71 2. Tara Bavlak (2007) ................................... 68 3. Nicole Didier (2006) ................................ 20

By A Sophomore 1. Rachel King (2009) .................................. 26 2. Scotti Culton (2009) ................................ 14 3. Emily Cleaveland (2006)..........................11 By A Freshman 1. Emily Cleaveland (2005) ......................... 23 2. Olivia Lukasewich (2009) ....................... 21 3. Rachel King (2008) .................................. 19 Goals By A Senior 1. Kiva Gresham (2010) ............................... 12 2. Kat McCullough (2009) ............................. 5 Denise Wilson (20 08) ................................ 5

By A Junior 1. Scotti Culton (2010) ................................... 7 Kiva Gresham (2009) ................................ 7 3. Kat McCullough (2008) ............................. 4 By A Sophomore 1. Scotti Culton (2009)................................... 6 2. Britt Coffinbarger (2009)........................... 3 Brooke Lanie (2008) .................................. 3 Katlyn Bachan (2008) ................................ 3

By A Freshman 1. Chrissy Haisler (2005) ............................. 96 2. Jill Medigovich (2006) ............................ 90 3. Caitlin Updyke (2010) .............................. 64 Shutouts By A Junior 1. Tara Gavlak (2008) ..................................... 2 2. Cat Buchanan (2010) ................................. 1 By A Sophomore 1. Cat Buchanan (2009) ................................. 6 2. Tara Gavlak (2007) ..................................... 3 By A Freshman 1. Caitlin Updyke (2010) ................................ 7 2. Cat Buchanan (2008)................................. 5 3. Chrissy Haisler (2005)............................... 4

By A Freshman 1. Olivia Lukasewich (2008) .......................... 5 Rachel King (2008) .................................... 5 Emily Cleaveland (2005) ........................... 5 Alex Reinhart (2005).................................. 5

INDIVIDUAL YEAR-BY-YEAR LEADERS LaShaundra Hildreth ...................... 27 Kat McCullough .............................. 31 Sarah Chovanec .............................. 48 Denise Wilson ................................. 33 Scotti Culton.................................... 44 Olivia Lukasewich ........................... 54 Rachel King ..................................... 62

Goals Against Average 2004 Jade Berbert ................................. 4.10 2005 Nicole Didier ................................ 0.32 2006 Tara Gavlak....................................1.20 2007 Tara Gavlak................................... 2.89 2008 Cat Buchanan ............................... 0.92 2009 Aly Dicker ..................................... 0.92 2010 Caitlin Updyke.............................. 0.98

Assists 2004 None 2005 Emily Cleaveland .............................. 5 2006 Brook Kelly ........................................ 2 2007 Kiva Gresham ................................... 3 2008 O. Lukasewich/R. King ...................... 5 2009 Kiva Gresham ................................... 7 2010 Kiva Gresham ................................... 8

Shots On Goal 2004 LaShaundra Hildreth ...................... 13 2005 Kat McCullough .............................. 15 2006 Emily Cleaveland ............................ 19 2007 Kiva Gresham ................................. 15 2008 Olivia Lukasewich ........................... 28 2009 K. McCullough/O. Lukasewich ....... 27 2010 Rachel King ..................................... 40

Shutouts 2004 None 2005 Chrissy Haisler .................................. 4 2006 Jill Medigovich .................................. 3 2007 Tara Gavlak........................................ 3 2008 Cat Buchanan .................................... 5 2009 Cat Buchanan .................................... 6 2010 Caitlin Updyke................................... 7

Points 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Saves 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Goals 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

LaShaundra Hildreth ........................ 2 Emily Cleaveland .............................. 9 Emily Cleaveland .............................. 5 Kiva Gresham ................................... 4 Olivia Lukasewich ............................. 8 Rachel King ..................................... 12 Rachel King ..................................... 13

LaShaundra Hildreth ........................ 4 Emily Cleaveland ............................ 23 Emily Cleaveland .............................11 Kiva Gresham ..................................11 Olivia Lukasewich ........................... 21 Rachel King ..................................... 26 Kiva Gresham ................................. 32

Shots 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

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By A Junior 1. Rachel King (2010) ................................... 13 2. Kiva Gresham (2009) ................................ 8 3. Scotti Culton (2010) ................................... 5

Assists By A Senior 1. Kiva Gresham (2010) ................................. 8 2. Kat McCullough (2009) ............................. 6 3. Emily Cleaveland (2008)........................... 3 Hikari Kurokawa (2008) ............................ 3

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Points By A Senior 1. Kiva Gresham (2010) ............................... 32 2. Kat McCullough (2009) ........................... 16 3. Denise Wilson (2008) ...............................11

Jade Berbert .................................. 125 Chrissy Haisler ................................ 96 Jill Medigovich ................................ 90 Tara Gavlak...................................... 68 Cat Buchanan .................................. 57 Cat Buchanan .................................. 71 Caitlin Updyke................................. 64

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YEAR-BY-YEAR SCORES UNIVERSITY LA TECH

2004

Head Coach: Jennifer Soileau Overall Record: 0-10-2 9/10 at Louisiana-Lafayette 9/12 at McNeese State 9/14 Northwestern State 9/19 at Southeastern Louisiana 9/24 at Arkansas State 9/28 at Centenary 10/8 at Jackson State 10/10 at South Alabama 10/15 Belhaven 10/20 at Grambling State 10/29 at Arkansas-Pine Bluff 10/31 at UALR

2007

L, 0-6 L, 0-3 L, 0-5 L, 0-5 L, 0-2 L, 0-4 L, 0-2 L, 0-12 T, 2-2 2OT L, 0-6 T, 1-1 2OT L, 0-3

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Head Coach: Jennifer Soileau Overall Record: 7-10-0 WAC Record: 0-7-0 (8th) 8/26 at Northwestern State L, 0-3 8/28 Mississippi Valley S tate W, 2-0 9/2 Robert Morris W, 7-0 9/4 Centenary W, 2-0 9/9 at Belhaven W, 8-0 9/14 Arkansas-Pine Bluff W, 8-1 9/16 at Stephen F. Austin1 L, 0-2 9/18 vs. Texas S tate1 L, 0-2 9/30 at William Carey W, 8-0 10/2 Nicholls State W, 7-0 L, 0-2 10/9 at Utah StateWAC 10/14 Hawai’i WAC L, 0-3 10/16 San Jose State WAC L, 0-4 L, 0-3 10/21 at Fresno State WAC 10/23 at Nevada WAC L, 0-4 L, 0-2 10/28 Idaho WAC 10/30 Boise State WAC L, 0-5 1 Stephen F. Austin Tournament – Nacogdoches, Texas

2006

Head Coach: Jennifer Soileau Burns Overall Record: 4-10-3 WAC Record: 0-6-1 (T-7th) 8/25 at Nicholls State1 W, 7-0 8/26 vs. Prairie View A&M1 W, 4-1 9/1 Stephen F. Austin W, 2-1 9/3 at Southern Miss L, 0-4 9/8 at Arkansas2 L, 1-2 OT 9/10 vs. Missouri State2 L, 0-1 9/15 Arkansas State T, 0-0 2OT 9/17 Southeastern Louisiana W, 3-2 9/20 Northwestern State T, 0-0 2OT 9/27 at Centenary L, 1-2 10/8 Utah State WAC L, 1-2 10/13 at Hawai’i WAC L, 0-1 10/15 at San Jose State WAC L, 0-5 10/20 Fresno State WAC L, 0-2 10/22 Nevada WAC L, 0-7 10/27 at Idaho WAC T, 1-1 2OT 10/29 at Boise State WAC L, 1-2 1 Nicholls State Tournament – Thibodaux, La. 2 Lady Razorback Classic – Fayetteville, Ark.

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Head Coach: Kevin Sherry Overall Record: 2-14-1 WAC Record: 0-6-1 (8th) 8/31 vs. Furman1 9/2 at LSU1 9/5 at Northwestern State 9/9 at Southeastern Louisiana 9/14 Arkansas 9/16 at Louisiana-Monroe 9/21 at Stephen F. Austin 9/23 Centenary 9/30 McNeese State 10/2 Grambling State 10/12 Boise State WAC 10/14 Idaho WAC 10/19 at Fresno State WAC 10/21 at Nevada WAC 10/26 San Jose State WAC 10/28 Hawai’i WAC 11/3 at Utah State WAC 1 LSU Soccer Classic – Baton Rouge, La.

L, 0-2 L, 0-2 L, 0-3 L, 1-3 L, 0-6 L, 1-2 L, 2-7 W, 3-0 W, 1-0 L, 0-1 L, 2-4 T, 0-0 2OT L, 0-4 L, 1-4 L, 0-1 L, 0-5 L, 1-10

2008

Head Coach: Kevin Sherry Overall Record: 10-5-5 WAC Record: 0-3-4 (7th) 8/29 at Nor th Texas1 8/31 at Texas Woman’s1 9/5 Stephen F. Austin 9/9 at Arkansas-Pine Bluff 9/12 at Delta State 9/16 at Grambling State 9/19 vs. Alabama State2 9/21 at Troy2 9/23 at Southern 9/26 at Centenary 9/28 Mississippi Valley S tate 10/4 at Prairie View A&M 10/5 at Houston Baptist 10/10 at Boise State WAC 10/12 at Idaho WAC 10/17 Fresno State WAC 10/19 Nevada WAC 10/24 at San Jose State WAC 10/26 at Hawai’i WAC 10/31 Utah State WAC 1 Denton Texas 2 Troy Trojans Soccer Classic – Troy, Ala.

L, 1-2 W, 2-0 W, 2-0 W, 8-0 W, 3-0 L, 2-3 OT W, 5-1 W, 1-0 W, 7-0 T, 1-1 2OT W, 1-0 W, 8-0 W, 1-0 T, 2-2 T, 0-0 2OT L, 0-1 2OT T, 2-2 2OT T, 1-1 2OT L, 2-4 L, 0-1

2009

Head Coach: Kevin Sherry Overall Record: 12-7-1 WAC Record: 1-7-0 (9th) 8/21 Lamar 8/30 at Arkansas State 9/2 Prairie View A&M 9/4 at Nicholls State 9/6 Southern 9/11 Centenary 9/13 Delta State 9/15 Grambling State 9/18 at Mississippi Valley State 9/20 UALR 9/25 at Sam Houston State 9/27 Houston Baptist 10/2 Idaho WAC

W, 3-2 OT W, 1-0 W, 7-1 W, 4-0 W, 6-0 W, 7-1 W, 12-0 W, 2-0 W, 4-1 W, 1-0 T, 0-0 2OT W, 2-1 L, 0-1 2OT

10/4 10/9 10/11 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/1

2010

Boise State WAC at San Jose State WAC at Fresno State WAC Hawai’i WAC New Mexico State WAC at Utah State WAC at Nevada WAC

L, 0-1 L, 1-3 L, 0-1 L, 1-2 W, 2-1 2OT L, 1-2 L, 0-5

Head Coach: Kevin Sherry Overall Record: 15-6-0 WAC Record: 5-3-0 (T-3rd) 8/20 at Stephen F. Austin L, 1-2 8/22 at Lamar W, 1-0 8/27 Sam Houston State W, 2-1 8/29 Arkansas State L, 0-1 9/1 at Grambling State W, 8-0 9/3 Arkansas-Pine Bluff W, 3-1 9/5 McNeese State W, 4-0 9/10 Texas State W, 2-1 9/15 at Tennessee Tech W, 3-2 2OT 9/17 at Murray State W, 3-1 9/19 Jacksonville State W, 3-0 9/24 Nicholls State W, 8-0 10/1 Utah State WAC L, 0-1 W, 3-1 10/3 Nevada WAC 10/8 at Idaho WAC L, 0-2 10/10 at Boise State WAC W, 1-0 W, 5-4 OT 10/15 San Jose State WAC 10/17 Fresno State WAC L, 0-2 W, 3-0 10/22 at Hawai’i WAC 10/29 at New Mexico State WAC W, 2-0 11/4 vs. Boise State # L, 2-1 2OT # Western Athletic Conference Tournament (Ruston, La.)


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TEAM-BY-TEAM SCORES Alabama A&M (Tech leads series 1-0) 2008 Troy 6

W, 5-1

Arkansas-Little Rock (Series tied 1-1) 2004 Little Rock 2009 Ruston

L, 0-3 W, 1-0

Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Tech leads series, 2-0-1) 2004 Pine Bluff T, 1-1 2OT 2005 Ruston W, 8-1 2008 Pine Bluff W, 8-0 Arkansas State (Arkansas State leads series 2-1-1) 2004 Jonesboro L, 0-1 2006 Ruston T, 0-0 2OT 2009 Jonesboro W, 1-0 2010 Ruston L, 0-1

Boise State (Boise State leads series 5-1-1) 2005 Ruston L, 0-5 2006 Boise L, 1-2 2007 Ruston L, 2-4 2008 Boise T, 2-2 2009 Ruston L, 0-1 2010 Boise W, 1-0 2010 Ruston WAC L, 1-2 2OT Centenary (Tech leads series 3-2-1) 2004 Shreveport L, 0-4 2005 Ruston W, 2-0 2006 Shreveport L, 1-2 2007 Ruston W, 3-0 2008 Shreveport T, 1-1 2OT 2009 Ruston W, 7-1 Delta State (Tech leads series 2-0) 2008 Cleveland 2009 Ruston

W, 3-0 W, 12-0

Fresno State 2011 (FSU leads series 6-0) 2005 Fresno L, 0-3 2006 Ruston L, 0-2 2007 Fresno L, 0-4 2008 Ruston L, 0-1 2OT 2009 Fresno L, 0-1 2010 Ruston L, 0-2 Furman (Furman leads series 1-0) 2007 Baton Rouge 1 L, 0-2

Hawai’i 2011 (Hawai’I leads series 5-1) 2005 Ruston 2006 Honolulu 2007 Ruston 2008 Honolulu 2009 Ruston 2010 Honolulu Houston Baptist (Tech leads series 2-0) 2008 Houston 2009 Ruston

L, 0-3 L, 0-1 L, 0-5 L, 2-4 L, 1-2 W, 3-0

W, 1-0 W, 2-1

Idaho 2011 (Idaho leads series 3-0-3) 2005 Ruston L, 0-2 2006 Moscow T, 1-1 2OT 2007 Ruston T, 0-0 2OT 2008 Moscow T, 0-0 2OT 2009 Ruston L, 0-1 2OT 2010 Moscow L, 0-2 Jackson State 2011 (Jackson State leads series 1-0) 2004 Jackson L, 0-2 Jacksonville State 2011 (Tech leads series 1-0) 2010 Ruston W, 3-0

Nevada 2011 (Nevada leads series 4-1-1) 2005 Reno L, 0-4 2006 Ruston L, 0-7 2007 Reno L, 1-4 2008 Ruston T, 2-2 2OT 2009 Reno L, 0-5 2010 Ruston W, 3-1 New Mexico State 2011 (Tech leads series 2-0) 2009 Ruston W, 2-1 2OT 2010 Las Cruces W, 2-0 Nicholls State (Tech leads series 4-0) 2005 Ruston 2006 Thibodaux 3 2009 Thibodaux 2010 Ruston

W, 7-0 W, 7-0 W, 4-0 W, 8-0

North Texas (North Texas leads series 1-0) 2008 Denton 5 L, 1-2 Northwestern State (NSU leads series 2-0-1) 2004 Ruston L, 0-5 2005 Natchitoches L, 0-3 2006 Ruston T, 0-0 2OT

W, 3-2 W, 1-0

Prairie View A&M (Tech leads series 3-0) 2006 Thibodaux 3 2008 Prairie View 2009 Ruston

W, 4-1 W, 8-0 W, 7-1

Louisiana-Lafayette (UL-Lafayette leads series 1-0) 2004 Lafayette L, 0-6

Robert Morris (Tech leads series 1-0) 2005 Ruston

W, 7-0

Louisiana-Monroe (UL-Monroe leads series 1-0) 2007 Monroe L, 1-2

Sam Houston State 2011 (Tech leads series 1-0-1) 2009 Huntsville T, 0-0 2OT 2010 Ruston W, 2-1

Lamar (Tech leads series 2-0) 2009 Beaumont 2010 Beaumont

Louisiana State (LSU leads series 1-0) 2007 Baton Rouge 1

L, 0-2

LSU-Shreveport 2011 (Never Meet) McNeese State 2011 (Tech leads series 2-1) 2004 Lake Charles 2007 Ruston 2010 Ruston

L, 0-3 W, 1-0 W, 4-0

Mississippi Valley State (Tech leads series 3-0) 2005 Ruston W, 2-0 2008 Ruston W, 1-0 2009 Itta Bena W, 4-1

2011

San Jose State 2011 (SJSU leads series 4-1-1) 2005 Ruston L, 0-4 2006 San Jose L, 0-5 2007 Ruston L, 0-1 2008 San Jose T, 1-1 2OT 2009 San Jose L, 1-3 2010 Ruston W, 5-4 OT South Alabama 2011 (USA leads series 1-0) 2004 Mobile

Southern (Tech leads series 2-0) 2008 Baton Rouge 2009 Ruston

W, 7-0 W, 6-0

Southern Mississippi 2011 (So. Miss leads series 1-0) 2006 Hattiesburg L, 0-4 Stephen F. Austin 2011 (SFA leads series 3-2) 2005 Nacogdoches 4 2006 Ruston 2007 Nacogdoches 2008 Ruston 2010 Nacogdoches

L, 0-2 W, 2-1 L, 2-7 W, 2-0 L, 1-2

Tennessee Tech 2011 (Tech leads series 1-0) 2010 Cookeville W, 3-2 2OT Texas State 2011 (Series tied 1-1) 2006 Nacogdoches 4 2010 Ruston

L, 0-2 W, 2-1

Texas Woman’s (Tech leads series 1-0) 2008 Denton 5

W, 2-0

Troy (Tech leads series 1-0) 2008 Troy 6

W, 1-0

Utah State (USU leads series 6-0) 2005 Logan 2006 Ruston 2007 Logan 2008 Ruston 2009 Logan 2010 Ruston

L, 0-2 L, 1-2 L, 1-10 L, 0-1 L, 1-2 L, 0-1

William Carey (Tech leads series 1-0) 2005 Hattiesburg

W, 8-0

2011

2011

1 – LSU Soccer Classic (Baton Rouge, La.) 2 – Lady Razorback Classic (Fayetteville, Ark.) 3 – Nicholls State Tournament (Thibodaux, La.) 4 – Stephen F. Austin Tournament (Nacogdoches, Texas) 5 – Denton, Texas 6 – Troy Trojans Soccer Classic (Troy, Ala.) WAC – Western Athletic Conference Tournament 2011 – Opponent in 2011

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Belhaven (Tech leads series 1-0-1) 2004 Ruston T, 2-2 2OT 2005 Jackson W, 8-0

L, 0-6 L, 0-1 L, 2-3 OT W, 2-0 W, 8-0

Missouri State (Missouri State leads 1-0) L, 0-1 2006 Fayetteville 2 Murray State (Tech leads series 1-0) 2010 Murray W, 3-1

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Arkansas (Arkansas leads series 2-0) 2006 Fayetteville 2 L, 1-2 OT 2007 Ruston L, 0-6

Grambling State (GSU leads series 3-2) 2004 Grambling 2007 Ruston 2008 Grambling 2009 Ruston 2010 Grambling

L, 0-12

Southeastern Louisiana 2011 (SLU leads series 2-1) 2004 Hammond L, 0-5 2006 Ruston W, 3-2 2007 Hammond L, 1-3

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WAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK 2005 Emily Cleaveland (twice) Chrissy Haisler Savanna Russo 2006 Denise Wilson 2008 Cat Buchanan Scotti Culton Hikari Kurokawa Kat McCullough 2009 Cat Buchanan Olivia Lukasewich Kat McCullough 2010 Caitlin Updyke Rachel King Kiva Gresham Taylor Dennis

2007

LSWA ALL-LOUISIANA 2005 Emily Cleaveland – FirstTeam – Freshman of the Year Savanna Russo – Honorable Mention 2007 Kiva Gresham – Honorable Mention 2008 Brittany Davis Olivia Lukasewich – Honorable Mention 2009 Kiva Gresham Rachel King 2010 Kiva Gresham Rachel King Scotti Culton – Honorable Mention Taylor Dennis – Honorable Mention

ACADEMIC ALL-WAC 2005 Leslie Buck Sarah Chovanec Emily Cleaveland Brittany Davis Julie Hadzic Kat McCullough Savanna Russo Hayley Smith Laura Williamson Amy Wolsted

2008

2009 2010

2006

ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

Brittany Davis – NSCAA Brittany Davis – NSCAA and ESPN The Magazine Amy Wolsted - NSCAA Rachel King – C oSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Kiva Gresham – C oSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Rachel King – C oSIDA/ESPN The Magazine

Leslie Buck Emily Cleaveland Caitlin Crawford Brittany Davis Meagan Davis Ryan Haney Jill Medigovich Laura Williamson Amy Wolsted

2007

Brittany Davis Lindsey Gamill Tara Gavlak Kiva Gresham Brooke Lanie Alana Lum York Kat McCullough Jill Pinder Erika Rautio Laura Williamson

2008

Katlyn Bachan Cat Buchanan Scotti Culton Emily Cleaveland Brittany Davis Kiva Gresham Rachel King Hikari Kurokawa Brooke Lanie Olivia Lukasewich Kat McCullough Kristen Sevier Chelsea White Amy Wolsted

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Cat Buchanan Scotti Culton Kiva Gresham Rachel King Hikari Kurokawa Olivia Lukasewich Kat McCullough Chelsea White

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Lindsay Brough Scotti Culton Taylor Dennis

Mallory Feece Heather Fitzgerald Kiva Gresham Rachel King Olivia Lukasewich Mo Rockwell Mia Schorpp Caitlin Updyke Chelsea White ALL-WAC 2010 Scotti Culton – Fir st Team Rachel King – S econd Team Kiva Gresham – SecondTeam

LETTERWINNERS Lauren Africa (2010) Utibe Akpaninyie (2006) Katlyn Bachan (2007-08) Jade Berbert (2004) Jean Bernard (2008) Kodi Bethay (2005) emily Brennan (2010) Lindsay Brough (2009-10) Cat Buchanan (2008-08-10) Leslie Buck (2005-06-07-08) Sarah Chovanec (2005-06-07) Emily Cleaveland (2005-06-07-08) Brittany Coffinbarger (2008-09-10) Keona Collins (2004) Alysson Combest (2007) Caitlin Crawford (2005-06-07) Megan Cuevas (2004) Scotti Culton (2008-09-10) Brittany Davis (2005-06-07-08) Jessica Davis (2010) Meagan Davis (2005) Taylor Dennis (2010) Nicole Didier (2005-06-07) Paige Dunn (2010) Abigail Edwards (2009) Mallory Feece (2009-10) Heather Fitzgerald (2009-10) Laura Franklin (2004)

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Lindsey Gamil (2007) Katy Garrison (2005) Tara Gavlak (2006-07) Kiva Gresham (2007-08-09-10) Julie Hadzic (2004-05) Chrissy Haisler (2005) Ryan Haney (2006-07) Brittany Harbaugh (2010) LaShaundra Hildreth (2004) Brook Kelly (2005-06) Rachel King (2008-09-10) Hikari Kurokawa (2008-09) Brooke Lanie (2007-08) Whitney Lanie (2007-08) Abbie Lever (2009) Lucy Locker (2004) Olivia Lukasewich (2008-09-10) Alana Lum York (2007) Morgan Majors (2004) April Manint (2004) Kat McCullough (2005-07-08-09) Jill Medigovich (2006) Taylor Meyers (2009) Bethany Michiels (2004) Kate Murphy (2004) Candace Novack (2005-06-07) Mirna Perez (2004) Katherine Peters (2005)

Jill Pinder (2007) Stephany Puno (2004) Amy Quintana (2008-09-10) Erika Rautio (2007) Alex Reinhart (2005) Mo Rockwell (2009-10) Savanna Russo (2005-06-07) Mia Schorpp (2010) Kristen Sevier (2008) Hayley Smith (2005) Rebecca Spence (2010) Chinaka Springer (2007) Caitlin Updyke (2010) Kacee Voldness (2 009-10) Meredith VonBeiberstein (20 04) Kristina Weil (20 04) Chelsea White (20 08-09-10) Laura Williamson (20 04-05-06-07) Denise Wilson (20 05-06-07-08) Amy Wolsted (20 05-06-07-08) Bold indicates current player


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ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS in whose honor or memory a scholarship has been established. The financial boost provided by these endowed scholarships is critical to maintaining a successful athletics program.

Leon Barmore

Leamon Best

Terry Bradshaw

Dr. Billy Bundrick

John Cassibry

Tommy Joe Eagles

Hoss Garrett

Robert Hayes, Jr.

Mrs. Jeanette Hinckley

Justin Hinckley

Dr. Guthrie Jarrell

Maxie Lambright

Karl Malone

Robert “Bob” May

Virginia Lomax Marbury

William Ardis Marbury, Jr.

James Robert Michael

Jimmy Mize

Jackie Moreland

Pat Patterson

Jim Rivers

Mike Sorenson

Wayne Smith

Matt Stover

W.H. “Eva” Talbot

Mrs. Leu Wilder

Dr. William M. Wilder

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A number of student-athletes attend Louisiana Tech as a result of endowed athletic scholarships, which have been established as a means of supporting intercollegiate athletics. Tech athletics would like to thank and recognize the following individuals who have established scholarships to benefit athletics or

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LOUISIANA TECH Special thanks to these premier-level LTAC members who through their generous support elevate Tech Athletics.

Charter

Dr. and Mrs. James D. Green

Mr. and Mrs. Carrol W. Cochran

Mr. and Mrs. William W. Patterson

Randy and Patsy Alexander

Dr. and Mrs. Leslie K. Guice

Mr. and Mrs. Nolan B. Coleman

John and Stacee Priddy

John and JoAnn Allen

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Nathan Hendricks

John and Margaret Collins

Progressive Bank

Mr. and Mrs. William E. Fowler

Mr. Jerry L. Hudson

Mr. C. James Cooper

Mr. and Mrs. C. Stanley Read Jr.

Dr. and Mrs. Robert E. Haley

Jackson Parish Bank

Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Coyle

Regions Morgan Keegan Trust

Justin and Jeanette Hinckley

Mr. and Mrs. George W. James Jr.

Travis and Kitty DeFreese

Mr. Robert N. Renicker

Bob and Lesley James

Gene and Lynda Land

E2020, Inc.

David and Emily Rentrop

Mr. and Mrs. James C. Love III

Mr. and Mrs. John E. McKinney

Brennan and Rhonda Easley

Republic Services

Dave and Jane Matthiesen

Mr. Lomax B. Napper

Jack and Coni Fisher

Mr. and Mrs. Colin K. Ringle

Mr. Johnny Maxwell

Phillip and Melanie Parker

Dr. and Mrs. Marvin T. Green Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Roberson Jr.

Mrs. Mildred t. McGehee

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Phillips

Mrs. Mary M. Green

Doug and Susan Rogers

Dr. Douglas L. McGuire

Michael and Kelly Quarles

Mr. Gregory G. Hall

Mr. Phillip W. Roth

Coach and Mrs. James W. Mize

Chris and Anne Richardson

Michael and Kelli Hammock

Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visi-

Ms. Deborah D. Rivers

Skip and Carolyn Russell

Mr. Ron Harrell

tor’s Bureau

Mr. and Mrs. John C. Shealy

Ted and Lynn Sanderlin

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy M. Harrison

Mr. and Mrs. O. Leo Sanford

Mr. Richard H. Shirley Jr.

Dr. and Mrs. A. D. Smith Jr.

Jeff and Pam Hawley

Chris and Laurie Anne Scott

Tom and Gayle Singletary

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy L. Terrill

Ms. Roberta G. Hinton

Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. William R. Slack Jr.

Mr. Steven M. Thurmon

Larry and Gail Hobbs

Andy and Kathy Shealy

Mr. and Mrs. Manco L. Snapp Jr.

Mr. Joel T. Trammell

Robert E Holladay, IV, M.D.

Mickey and Patty Slaughter

Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Spruell

Mr. Charles G. Tullis

Mayor and Mrs. Dan Hollingsworth

Drs. Tommy and Nancy Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Hubert E. “Bud” Storer

Dr. and Mrs. Simeon H. Wall

Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hoogland

Lt. Col. Richard D. Snook

Perry and Ellen Watson

Michael and Karlin Young

J. E. Dupuy Flooring & Accoustical, Inc.

Mr. Chance Snow

Dr. and Mrs. William M. Wilder

Director

Curt and Sally Joiner

Mr. Patrick J. Spell

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Youngblood

Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Aillet

Mrs. Melba J. Jones

Mr. Joel G. Taylor

Mr. and Mrs. James L. Kilpatrick

Mr. and Mrs. J. Jack Thigpen Jr.

Rusty and Danna Mabry

Mr. Terry L. Traylor

Mr. O. Landon Miles III

Bruce and Debbie Van De Velde

Mr. James W. Moore III

James W. Van Hook, M.D.

Glenn and Kitty Murphy

Ken and Dawn Ward

Dr. and Mrs. C. Lawrence Neal

Tucker and Jane Watts

Northern Louisiana Medical Center

Ray and Kim Weaver

Mr. Thomas M. O’Neal

Mr. and Mrs. David E. Wilson

President

Joe and Candee Anderson

D. J. and Sandy Allen

Edward L. Anglin, M.D.

Bob and Marcia Basinger

Mr. Jack E. Armstrong

Mr. Phillip C. Bird

Charles and Carolyn Ashley

Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. Byrd Jr.

Mr. William C. Bailey Jr.

Classic Stone Interiors LLC

Ronnie and Renee’ Barnett

Warren and Dottie Daniel

Mr. John B. Barr

First National Bank

Don and Kay Baxter

Wayne and Carolyn Fleming

Dr. Major E. Blair

Mr. Russell A. Friedrich and Dr. Mar-

Blessey Marine Services, Inc.

sha Friedrich

Bossier Crossroads, Inc.

Dr. and Mrs. Virgil Orr Wayne and Glenda Parker Mr. and Mrs. Sam B. Paschal

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George & Jean Baldwin

Jim & Dana Bernhard

Terry Bradshaw

Dr. William Bundrick

James Davison

Steve Davison

Todd Davison

Roy & Happi Dowling

Terry & Donna Ewing

Hunt, Guillot & Associates, LLC

Dr. R. Guthrie Jarrell

Billy & Millicent McConnell

Dan & Linda Reneau

JPS Equipment, LLC

Mike McCallister

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Team Tech 100 is a select group of supporters dedicated to changing the landscape of Louisiana Tech Athletics. A four-year financial commitment by these individuals and businesses allows Tech Athletics to make significant investments that directly impact winning. For complete information on becoming a part of Team Tech 100, please call Adam McGuirt at 318.255.7950.

John Rogers

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DR. DAN RENEAU University President

For over half a century, President Dan Reneau and Louisiana Tech University have shared a reputation for higher education excellence, leadership and performance that is unrivaled anywhere in the State of Louisiana. With a passion for service and a commitment to his University and its constituents, Dr. Reneau has become one of the most respected and admired educational leaders in the history of Louisiana higher education. Dr. Reneau’s many accomplishments at Louisiana Tech began with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1963. He also earned a master’s degree from Tech in chemical engineering in 1964, followed by a doctorate from Clemson University in 1966. Dr. Reneau returned to Louisiana Tech in 1967 as an assistant professor of chemical engineering and quickly distinguished himself as a scholar and researcher. He has published over 80 technical papers in books and journals, edited five books, and attended over 100 international meetings and conferences. In 1972, Dr. Reneau was responsible for establishing Louisiana Tech’s Biomedical Engineering Department – one of the first of its kind in the United States. The department and its undergraduate curriculum became only the fifth program accredited in the nation. The Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. program was later awarded a Commendation of Excellence by the Louisiana Board of Regents. Dr. Reneau’s continued vision and leadership resulted in his appointment as Louisiana Tech’s Vice President of Academic Affairs in 1980. In this capacity, he served as chief academic officer to some 400 faculty housed in six colleges and three professional schools, offering 160 different degree programs. During his tenure, every major program with an accrediting agency was awarded accreditation. He was also instrumental in establishing Louisiana Tech’s Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science. On February 20, 1987, the Board of Trustees for State Colleges and Universities selected Dr. Reneau as the 13th President of Louisiana Tech University. While accomplishments have been many during Dr. Reneau’s tenure as President of Louisiana Tech, some of the most notable include the implementation of selective admissions, achievement of Division I-A football status, establishment of the Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM), construction of a new state-of-the-art Biomedical Engineering facility, attainment of the Carnegie Research University/High Research Activity classification, and the establishment of a 50-acre research park between the Tech campus and downtown Ruston called Enterprise Campus. In 1995, Dr. Reneau was awarded the Distinguished Arthur T. Prescott Professorship in Engineering. In 1999, the Clemson Alumni Association, in conjunction with Clemson University, installed Dr. Reneau as an inaugural Alumni Fellow of the University. The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering selected Dr. Reneau as a 2000 AIMBE

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Fellow. In 2002, he was awarded the Newell Perry Award by the National Federation of the Blind – the highest honor that is given by the National Federation of the Blind. In recent years, Dr. Reneau has led Louisiana Tech to the University of Louisiana System’s (ULS) highest graduation rate, highest retention rate, highest average freshman ACT score, and fastest time-to-completion rate for first-time baccalaureates as well as achieving record graduate enrollment and doctoral graduates. Louisiana Tech has twice been ranked in the nation’s top ten for graduating students with the least amount of debt by U.S. News & World Report (2010 and 2011) and was the highest ranked Louisiana public university in mid-career median pay for graduates, according to PayScale.com (2010). Tech was also north Louisiana’s only public university to make the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. As he enters his 25th year as Louisiana Tech President, Dr. Dan Reneau continues to share his vision for moving Louisiana Tech forward and strengthen his commitment to serving the students and alumni of his University. Through Dr. Reneau’s leadership, Louisiana Tech University has transformed itself from an aspiring regional university into one of the state’s premier research institutions. Dr. Reneau is a native of Woodville, Mississippi and is married to the former Linda Digby of Bernice, whom he met as a student at Louisiana Tech. They have two children, John and Dana, who are also both Louisiana Tech alumni. John currently lives in Las Vegas and Dana lives in Baton Rouge with her husband, Jim Bernhard, and their two sons, Michael and Ben.


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Athletics Director

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Bruce Van De Velde begins his second full year as athletics director at Louisiana Tech after being promoted in February of 2010 by Louisiana Tech

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President Dr. Dan Reneau. Van De Velde was originally hired at LA Tech in June of 2008 as deputy athletics director and chief operating officer but took over full leadership of a department that fields 16 NCAA Division I sanctioned programs, including nine women’s and seven men’s sports, that compete in the highly-competitive Western Athletic Conference. “Bruce is well qualified by national standards to fill the position of athletics director at Louisiana Tech,” Reneau said. “I feel that we made an excellent choice in selecting him to lead Tech athletics to national prominence and to serve the needs of our student-athletes.” Van De Velde came to Ruston with a long history of Division I athletic administration experience, including stints as athletics director at Iowa State and Utah State. “It is an honor to be named as the director of athletics at Louisiana Tech University,” Van De Velde said. “I look forward to serving our student-athletes, faculty, staff, alumni and fans. Our vision is to build a program to a level where we can be associated with universities that aspire to academic and athletic excellence at the highest level. “This goal is consistent with the vision President Reneau has established for the University which is to become north Louisiana’s premier national research university. In order to accomplish this vision we must engage all of our 80,000 alumni, fans and supporters and ask them for their participation. It takes resources to achieve our goal, and we need every one to support the program.” During his tenure Van De Velde has been instrumental in a number of accomplishments that have helped further the advancement of the University’s athletic department, including: • Developed and implemented the largest fundraising campaign in athletic department history in the Quest for Excellence, a $20 million capital campaign to upgrade facilities. • Assisted with the development, negotiation and implementation of a $6.75 million multi-media and marketing rights agreement with Learfield Communications. Contract more than doubled revenue derived from corporate sponsorships and created statewide radio network for Louisiana Tech athletics. • Negotiated and signed a partnership with the Aspire Group, forming a Fan Relationship Management Center which will include six sales consultants devoted to selling and serving Louisiana Tech Athletics ticket holders.. • Negotiated a $3.6 million University and athletic department pour rights and corporate sponsorship agreement with Pepsi. • Reorganized annual giving program doubling the number of donors and increased total annual contributions to the program by 75 percent. Developed marketing efforts to strengthen outreach and established an agenda for growth. • Led a national search in January of 2010 to hire head football coach Sonny Dykes from the University of Arizona. Also, led a national search in April of 2011 to hire head men’s basketball coach Mike White from Ole Miss. • Student-athlete graduation success rate of 70 percent in 2010 was the highest in the history of the University and one of the tops in the nation. All 16 sports programs were penalty free. • In 2010, the Louisiana Tech athletic department earned the PRISM Award for excellence in athletics management under Van De

Velde’s leadership. The department also won the NCAA Pack the House for the Western Athletic Conference all four years for its marketing and promotions effort for women’s basketball. Tech has also seen plenty of success on the fields and courts since Van De Velde’s arrival at Tech as the Bulldog football team captured its first bowl victory in more than 30 years with the 2008 Independence Bowl title. The Lady Techster basketball team won the 2009 and 2011 regular season Western Athletic Conference titles, and the 2010 WAC Tournament title while the women’s indoor and outdoor track and field teams won the 2009, 2010 and 2011 league titles. This past year Louisiana Tech recorded its best finish ever in the Western Athletic Conference’s Commissioner’s Cup, which is an allsports award based on where each program finishes in the league standings. The University’s student-athletes have also seen success in the classroom since his arrival on campus as this past year saw Tech record a 70 percent student athlete graduation success rate, the highest in its history and one of the tops in the nation. Numerous individual success stories have also occurred under his leadership including sprinter Antoinette Cobb earning the 2010 Honda Inspiration Award and catcher Clint Ewing becoming a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award for their work both on the field of completion and in the classroom. Van De Velde came to Tech with impressive credentials, having served as an administrator in intercollegiate athletics for over 20 years. Van De Velde served as athletics director at Iowa State University and Utah State University and as a senior administrator at the University of Oklahoma, University of Missouri and Kansas State University. Van De Velde’s tenure at Iowa State University included an unprecedented five bowl appearances in six years and the highest national AP football poll ranking (9th) in school history. Iowa State’s 2001 average football attendance of 45,172 reached its highest watermark in 18 years. In 2002 and 2003, total football attendance exceeded 300,000; the most at ISU in two decades. The emergence of the Cyclone football program on a national stage with Van De Velde at the department helm was affirmed in 2002 when Iowa State was chosen to play No. 1 Florida State University in the Eddie

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Robinson Classic. During Van De Velde’s tenure at Iowa State, the men’s and women’s basketball teams won Big XII conference championships and participated in the 2001, 2002 and 2005 NCAA basketball tournaments. Van De Velde, with a track record for generating revenue, increased the total annual operating revenues for the Cyclone athletic department from $19.6 million to $30 million dollars over a five year period. Revenue generated from fundraising, ticket sales, marketing and corporate sponsorships, licensing, radio and television reached all-time highs during his tenure. In 2005, total fundraising increased from $4.85 million to $8.6 million and the annual giving achieved the highest membership total in its history with more than 5,500 donors participating and a record $4 million dollars in annual contributions. Under Van De Velde’s leadership, over 2,000 new donors joined the National Cyclone Club. Including capital project gifts, scholarship endowments and annual contributions, over $40 million dollars was raised from 2001 through 2005. Iowa State’s graduation rate of 89 percent for student-athletes who complete their eligibility was second in the Big XII Conference, and graduation rates for minority student-athletes more than tripled during Van De Velde’s tenure. In 2004-05, Iowa State was one of eight universities nationally to have its football team win a bowl game and have its men and women’s basketball teams participate in the NCAA tournament. The Sporting News in 2001 rated Iowa State as the seventh best athletic program among more than 115 NCAA Division I-A programs nationally. The ranking considered competitive success, graduation rates, fan support and NCAA compliance to determine national rank. During his time as athletic director at Utah State University, Van De Velde made his mark by hiring Stew Morrill as the head men’s basketball coach. Morrill has guided Utah State to nine straight postseason tournaments and is the winningest coach in the history of the Utah State program. While serving as the associate athletic director for football operations under head coach Bill Snyder at Kansas State University, Van De Velde was part of the resurrection of Wildcat football in Manhattan as the program became a national power participating in five bowl games. Van De Velde was recipient of the Admiral U.S. Grant Sharp Award at the 1997 Holiday Bowl for his contributions to the Kansas State football team when the nationally ranked Wildcats finished with a 10-2 record. As the senior associate athletic for external affairs at the University of Oklahoma, Van De Velde served as the senior administrative officer for the athletic department and oversaw the areas of fundraising, marketing, corporate sponsorships, ticket sales, media relations and licensing. Van De Velde managed units that generated in excess of $35 million in annual revenues. Van De Velde directed the Campaign for Sooner Sports, a $100 million dollar capital campaign to fund facility improvements and scholarships. As associate athletic director for development at the University of Missouri, Van De Velde planned and initiated a $50 million dollar capital campaign for facility improvements for the Sports Park at MU. Van De Velde received the General Robert Neyland Award from the National Football Foundation in 2005 for his service and contributions as an athletic director. Throughout his career in college athletics, Van De Velde has served on numerous NCAA committees including the Championships and Competition Cabinet, the Football Issues Committee, the Financial Aid Committee and the Peer Review Committee for NCAA certification. He and his wife Debbie, who is a Kansas State alum and who serves as the Development Officer in the LA Tech College of Business, are the proud parents of 11-year-old daughter, Ashley who is entering the fifth grade.

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MARY KAY HUNGATE Deputy Athletics Director/ Senior Woman Administrator

Deputy Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator Mary Kay Hungate returns for her 26th year as a member of the Louisiana Tech athletics department and has proven to be an integral part in the recent emergence of the Tech teams on the playing fields and in the classroom. Not only does Hungate serve as the sports administrator for men’s and women’s basketball, women’s soccer, softball, women’s tennis, women’s bowling and women’s volleyball, but she is also in charge of NCAA compliance for all of the university’s 16 NCAA sanctioned programs. As one of the top two ranking administrators in the Tech athletics department, Hungate is part of a senior staff that has been instrumental in garnering a number of national awards, including the 2010 Turnkey PRISM Award - which recognizes colleges for managerial excellence across four areas: marketing/branding; fan development; community relations; and customer/client service. The Tech athletics department has also finished in the Top 10 the past two years in the Excellence in Management Cup, which recognizes the most efficient athletic departments in the nation. Hungate serves a vital role in the hiring of coaches. Hungate proved instrumental in the decision by former Tech Kodak All-American and WNBA All-Star Teresa Weatherspoon - who played for Hungate in the late-80s - to return to Louisiana Tech in June of 2008. Weatherspoon was promoted to head coach in February of 2009 where she led the Lady Techsters to the WAC regular season title and a berth in the WNIT. This past season, she led Tech to the 2010 WAC Tournament title and a return to the NCAA Tournament. She also served as the point person in the hiring process of head women’s soccer coach Kevin Sherry and head women’s volleyball coach Matt Sonnichsen. Sherry led the Lady Techster soccer team to two straight winning seasons the past two years - the first in program history - and the program’s first ever WAC victory. In only his second season at the helm, Sonnichsen, who was a three-time All-American and two-time National Champion during his playing days at UCLA, led the Lady Techsters to 15 wins - the most since 2005 - as well as a program record in WAC victories. Another of Hungate’s responsibilities includes overseeing the academic side of the Tech athletics department, another area which has improved drastically as proven by the fact LA Tech’s graduation rate continues to be one of the highest in the state (Federal Graduation Report), including ranking No. 1 in the state of Louisiana and the Western Athletic Conference in recent years. This past year eight of the 16 NCAA sanctioned programs at LA Tech earn their highest multi-year APR score ever while 94 studentathletes earned Academic all-WAC honors. Hungate also plays an important role in LA Tech’s NCAA Certification process. As a member of the Steering Committee and the liaison between the athletic department and the University’s Self Study Committees, she provides the information needed for the committees to write their reports. In 2006, LA Tech completed its second NCAA Certification cycle and once again was certified without conditions. Hungate joined the Louisiana Tech staff in 1985 as an assistant women’s basketball coach and remained in that role for five years. During that time, the Lady Techsters participated in four Final Fours and won the NCAA National Championship in 1988. In 1990, Hungate made a move out of coaching and became assistant athletics director for academics and compliance as well as senior woman administrator. One of Hungate’s early accomplishments as assistant director of athletics was the creation of the Louisiana Tech Athletic Academic Center program. Hungate has served terms on the NCAA Division I Academics/ Eligibility/Compliance Cabinet, the NCAA Division I Interpretations/Legislative Review Subcommittee, the National Association of Collegiate


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ERIC BUSKIRK Associate Athletics Director/ External Affairs

MALCOLM BUTLER Associate Athletics Director/ Media Relations

Malcolm Butler begins his 13th year in the Louisiana Tech athletics department, his fifth as the associate athletic director in charge of media relations. A 1994 graduate of the Louisiana Tech journalism department, Butler joined the athletic department in July of 1999 as the assistant athletic media relations director. Butler was then promoted to director four months later and served in that capacity until the fall of 2007 when he was promoted to associate athletic director. The Ruston native is in charge of media relations for women’s basketball, softball and men’s golf and also serves as the secondary contact for football while overseeing the daily operations for the entire department. During his time at Louisiana Tech, Butler has been instrumental in

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Eric Buskirk enters his fifth season, and is the Sr. Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs & Administration at Louisiana Tech U niversity. Buskirk directs fundraising, ticket sales, community relations, licensing, branding, marketing, promotions, video board productions, the Learfield Sports partnership, and the Aspire Group partnership. In addition, Buskirk plays a vital role with internal administration of the athletic department, including assisting in over-all administration of the football and baseball programs. Buskirk is a member of the NACMA Board of Directors, and is also an adjunct professor in the College of Business for an advanced level sports management course. Under Buskirk’s direction, Louisiana Tech’s external affairs have seen a wave of new developments, and national recognition for its accomplishments. LA Tech athletics has reached record totals in all three major revenue generating areas including fundraising, season ticket sales and corporate sponsorships. Buskirk’s external team was named the winner of the 2010 PRISM Awards for department excellence, and has been selected as the NCAA Pack the House Challenge winner three years in a row. The revenue generating advancements have been supported by the addition of multiple strategic business processes being installed. The advancements include the creation of LTAC, Team Tech 100 and the LA Tech Kids Club in the fundraising area. Ticketmaster was contracted to implement the full Archtics ticketing package, and a newly formed call center was established to support the tickets sales efforts. 2011 will mark the first year of The Aspire Group partnership (TAG), as the new Fan Relationship Management Center began operations on June 1st. The FRMC will house a manager, and up to six sales consultants on the LA Tech campus, focused on advancing ticket sales revenues. Under Buskirk’s first two years leading the external affairs department, corporate sponsorships tripled with a restructured sponsorship sales approach, and advancements will continue as Learfield Sports was contracted to officially operate LA Tech Sports Properties, officially beginning operations for the 2009 season. Additional upgrades include contracting Rickabaugh Graphics as a part of the rebranding of new logos, and the partnership with CBS sports as the official website provider for LA Tech athl etics. The external affairs advancements have also made way for a new Daktronics state-of-the-art high definition video display scoreboard for

the 2009 season. The HD-16 mm video display board will be the largest in the Western Athletic Conference. Buskirk came to Louisiana Tech after working at UTSA as the Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs. Buskirk oversaw the external affairs areas of fundraising, marketing, corporate sponsorships, ticket sales, merchandising, trademark licensing, branding, website revenue generation, courtesy car program, promotions and spirit squad, along with being the assistant tournament manager for NCAA Championships including the NCAA Final Four. During his time at UTSA, Buskirk was recognized as one of the “Top 40 under 40” Rising Stars by the San Antonio Business Journal. Under his direction, UTSA athletics experienced a dramatic increase in its external components, including more than doubling corporate sponsorship revenue in Buskirk’s first 12 months directing the department. Buskirk was instrumental in negotiating with XOS Technologies to be the official website provider of UTSA athletics while also instituting the UTSA athletics re-branding campaign. Buskirk was heavily involved in the direction of the NCAA Championships that the City of San Antonio hosts. He was the assistant tournament manager and directed marketing efforts for the 2006 NCAA Volleyball Championship, 2006 NCAA Women’s Basketball San Antonio Regional, and the 2007 NCAA Men’s Basketball South Regional. Buskirk was also a key committee member for the 2008 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Final Four hosted by UTSA. Other additions to the UTSA external department included partnerships with local media giants Clear Channel, FOX TV, and Time Warner Cable. Buskirk also instituted new creative ticket sales strategies including a telemarketing call center that dramatically increased ticket sale efforts. Prior to his time at UTSA, Buskirk served as the athletics marketing director at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, where he also served as an adjunct professor in the College of Business and Management. The Columbus, Ohio, native served as a market research analyst for the NBA’s Miami Heat before joining the Lynn staff. Buskirk earned his bachelor’s degree in sports management from Ohio State and an MBA in sport management from Florida Atlantic University. During his time at Ohio State, he also worked as a coach for men’s and women’s tennis at Columbus West High School and as assistant men’s basketball coach at St. Charles Prep in Columbus. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Buskirk lettered in football, basketball, tennis and golf at West High School, where he was a teammate of Michael Redd, who starred at Ohio State and now plays for the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. Away from the office, Buskirk is an avid golfer who is always working to lower his handicap, and enjoys reading books on leadership and motivation. Buskirk’s wife Audrey is the Coordinator of Marketing and Healthy Woman Advisor for Northern Louisiana Medical Center.

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Women Athletics Administrators Wade Trophy Selection Committee and as an NCAA Peer Reviewer. She has also served on the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Issues Committee since 2004. She currently serves on the Western Athletic Conference Council, the Conferences’ Legislative Review Committee, the Finance Committee and the Code Book Committee. In addition, along with Athletics Director Bruce Van De Velde, she represents the athletics department as an ex-officio member of the LA Tech Athletics Council. Hungate’s professional career began as Women’s Sports Coordinator and head volleyball, head basketball and head softball coach at Illinois’ Carl Sandburg Junior College. She spent four seasons at the college where she guided the basketball team to a mark of 80-22 which included an 11th place finish in the 1976 NJCAA national tournament. In 1978 Hungate took over the head coaching position at Richwoods High School in Peoria, Ill., and quickly compiled one of the top prep coaching records in the nation. During her seven seasons at Richwoods High School, Hungate’s team ran up an impressive record of 195-13, including a state-record 63 consecutive victories. Hungate was named the National Coach of the Year by USA Today in 1985. Before coming to Louisiana Tech, Hungate amassed a career coaching record of 275-35.

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promoting numerous high-profile student-athletes. He has also worked closely with a number of highly-successful head coaches, including 4-time Hall of Famer Leon Barmore, current Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley and current Lady Techster women’s basketball coach Teresa Weatherspoon. Over the course of his tenure, Louisiana Tech’s Media Relations Department has proven to be one of the best in the state of Louisiana. Over the past nine years, members of the Tech media relations department have won a total of 32 awards at the annual Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) state SID contest -- the third most behind only LSU and Northwestern State (33). During that same period of time, Butler has garnered 23 of those awards which is second most among all state SIDs behind only LSU Associate Athletics Director Michael Bonnette (24). Butler is part of a senior staff at LA Tech that has been instrumental in garnering a number of national awards, including the 2010 Turnkey PRISM Award - which recognizes colleges for managerial excellence across four areas: marketing/branding; fan development; community relations; and customer/client service. The Tech athletics department has also finished in the Top 10 two of the past three years in the Excellence in Management Cup, which recognizes the most efficient athletic departments in the nation. He was instrumental in the forming the partnership between Louisiana Tech and CBS College Sports in the fall of 2007 in the redesign and hosting of the athletic departments website, www.latechsports.com. The website has undergone two redesigns since the inaugural release. As part of the agreement with CBS College Sports, a new webstreaming platform - LA Tech All-Access was created - which allows fans from all over the world to watch live streams of almost all of the university’s home athletic events. LA Tech All-Access annually streams more than 125 live events. Butler has served as the host media coordinator for three NCAA Women’s Basketball First- and Second-Round sites hosted by Louisiana Tech (2000, 2001 and 2003) while also serving as the host media coordinator for the 2008 WAC Baseball Championships hosted by Louisiana Tech at J.C. Love Field in Ruston. In addition to his media relations responsibilities, Butler has served as the radio broadcaster for the nationally-prominent Louisiana Tech Lady Techster basketball team for the past 12 years, including the past 11 as the play-by-play announcer. During that time, he has broadcast more than 350 women’s basketball games - including 15 NCAA Tournament games. He has also broadcast in excess of 75 softball games, including four in the 2008 NCAA Tournament, and served as the color commentator on numerous Bulldog football broadcasts. Butler is also the host of Inside Tech Basketball with Teresa Weatherspoon, a 30-minute radio show. Butler implemented a fundraising campaign for his department in the fall of 2007 and over the past five years he has raised over $30,000, which has been used to purchase additional equipment, software and other essentials within the media relations department. He is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA), United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) and Football Writers Association of America (FWAA).

MARIE PIPES Associate Athletics Director/ Chief Financial Officer

Marie Pipes will begin her 27th year at Louisiana Tech and her fourth as associate athletics director - chief financial officer in the athletic department. Pipes is responsible for the day-today business operations of the athletic department, including overseeing the individual budgets for 16 varsity sports, monitoring athletic funds of the Louisiana Tech Athletic Foundation, serving as liaison with the university’s business offices and supervising the athletic ticket office. She is part of a senior staff at LA Tech that has been instrumental in garnering a number of national awards, including the 2010 Turnkey PRISM Award - which recognizes colleges for managerial excellence across four areas: marketing/branding; fan development; community relations; and customer/ client service. The Tech athletics department has also finished in the Top 10 two of the past three years in the Excellence in Management Cup, which recognizes the most efficient athletic departments in the nation. This past year, Tech earned its highest finish ever in the Western Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Cup as its student-athletes continued to excel on the playing fields. Pipes previously served as the budget manager for the College of Engineering for six years where she had similar duties. She was also in the College of Liberal Arts as the dean’s assistant handling day-to-day business in the office while working with budget planning for the year. In 2002, she received the Distinctive Professional Performance and Conduct Award from the Institute of Micromanufacturing at Louisiana Tech. Pipes has earned two degrees from Louisiana Tech University and completed a master’s certificate in technical writing. She is a current member of the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA). She is also actively involved in the American Cancer Society and serves as the co-chair for the Relay for Life Survivor’s Dinner as well as on the Executive Committee for the ACS Relay for Life in Lincoln Parish.

LEAH BEASLEY

Assistant Athletics Director/ Marketing and Game Management

Leah Beasley enters her seventh year as a member of the Louisiana Tech athletics department staff, including her sixth as the assistant athletics director for marketing and game management. Some of Beasley’s responsibilities include game management supervision, coordinating the booking of many of the halftime activities for Tech home events, serving as the main liaison between the Tech athletics department and the Tech student body and faculty and staff, as well as working closely with many of the coaches for marketing ideas for their programs. During her time at Louisiana Tech, Beasley has proven her merit as she has been directly and indirectly associated with numerous department awards.

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Assistant Athletics Director/Academics

Lisa Merritt enters her fifth year as a member of the Louisiana Tech athletics department staff serving as assistant athletics director for academics. Merritt joined the athletics department after serving for 11 years in the LA Tech speech department with her husband Kevin where she taught speech classes while serving as an academic advisor for students majoring in speech communication. Since joining the Tech athletics department, Merritt has helped the University’s student-athletes excel in the classroom. For the second consecutive year, Tech saw eight of its 16 NCAA sanctioned programs earn their highest multi-year APR score ever with all 16 programs being penalty free. The Bulldog golf team and Lady Techster bowling team were both honored nationally by the NCAA with Public Recognition Awards, based on their most recent multi-year APR scores. Tech student-athletes also recorded their highest Graduation Success Rate(GSR) and highest four-year graduation rate ever this past year

CHANCE SNOW Assistant Athletics Director/ Ticket Operations

Chance Snow returned to his alma mater in June as the Assistant AD for Ticketing in the Louisiana Tech Athletics Department. Snow, who worked in the Tech Athletics Department as an undergraduate student, replaced Zach Williams, who accepted a position in the comptroller’s office on campus. The longtime Louisiana resident is one of the youngest Division I ticket managers in the country at a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) program after spending the past two years as the director of ticketing at Louisiana-Monroe. He was instrumental in streamlining office procedures in the ULM ticket office, helping ULM earn successful and finding-free audits. Snow, who also facilitated the process of converting ticket printing to a digital process at ULM, helped improve customer service while managing relationships with customers and donors. Snow began his association with the Tech Athletics Department in August of 2007 as a student worker in the external affairs area. He then

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as the University ranks No. 1 in the state of Louisiana among Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) public institutions and second among all WAC schools. Tech was one of only two WAC schools and one of only three state schools (LSU,Tulane) that had multiple teams honored. LA Tech’s student-athletes continue to excel on an individual basis as well, including numerous individual success stories such as sprinter Antoinette Cobb earning the 2010 Honda Inspiration Award and catcher Clint Ewing becoming one of eight finalists nationally for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award (this one year after he earned a spot on the 2010 ESPN The M agazine Academic al l-American Team). Tech’s student-athletes also show incredible diversity when it comes to majors as each of the University’s five colleges and virtually every degree program on campus boast at least one Tech student-athlete. In her current role, Merritt oversees the student-athletes’ academic progress and success while advising them regarding class schedules and degree plans, monitoring eligibility status and providing general academic guidance. Merritt also runs the athletic academic center, provides “Life Skills”seminars for student-athletes, meets with prospective recruits, and serves as faculty advisor for SAAC (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee). SAAC is a pro-active group of student-athletes communicating views or comments on WAC and NCAA rules and governance, which helps to ensure academic and athletic excellence for all student-athletes. Members of SAAC are also active in various community service projects such as hosting an annual Halloween carnival as well as serving as greeters for the annual St. Jude’s Radiothon, participating in the Big Event, and supporting the WAC’s charity of choice. Merritt oversees and reviews the advising process to ensure compliance with both university and NCAA policies and serves as a liaison between faculty and coaches, as well as speaks at “New Faculty Orientation” each fall and during the year to the University Senate. She also meets recruits and their families to describe the college experience and how it will affect the student-athlete. Merritt earned her bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics in 1991 and master’s in speech communication consultancy in 1994 both from Oklahoma State University. She and her husband taught conversational English in Kyoto, Japan, for one year before coming to Louisiana Tech. Outside of work, Merritt is a huge health and fitness buff who loves cycling (road and mountain), running and swimming. In 2002, Merritt and her husband completed the Florida Ironman Triathlon Merritt and her husband Kevin reside in Ruston and have a sevenyear old daughter named Maisie and an infant daughter named Ivy.

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Since its inception by the NCAA in 2007, Beasley has taken the lead on Louisiana Tech’s participation in the NCAA’s Pack the House Challenge - a marketing promotion geared towards increasing the awareness of women’s basketball across the country. Beasley’s creative marketing campaigns have helped LA Tech earn the top spot among the Western Athletic Conference schools for four straight years, making it the only program in the country to win it every time. Her 2010 NCAA Pack the House marketing campaign of “Cage the Tigers” won the bronze award given out by NACDA for the Best Single Day Attendance Promotion. This past year, Beasley’s 2011 NCAA Pack the House marketing campaign of “FAIR-well Fresno” drew a crowd of more than 7,000 fans to the Thomas Assembly Center as promotions included a real live Fair with carnival rides and food outside the Thomas Assembly Center. Beasley has also been a part of a staff at LA Tech that has been instrumental in garnering a number of national awards, including the 2010 Turnkey PRISM Award - which recognizes colleges for managerial excellence across four areas: marketing/branding; fan development; community relations; and customer/client service. The Tech Athletics Department has also finished in the Top 10 the past two years in the Excellence in Management Cup, which recognizes the most efficient athletic departments in the nation. Beasley also served as the athletic department’s point man for Bulldogs Tackling Breast Cancer, a fundraiser started by Dr. Allison Dooley, wife of former LA Tech AD and head football coach Derek Dooley in 2007. During its four years, this fundraising campaign raised more than $50,000 for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Foundation in northeast Louisiana. She also serves on several campus and conference committees, including the WAC’s Championships Committee and Game Management Committee, and the University’s Marketing Advisory Board, Spirit Squad Committee and Traditions Committee. Beasley lettered for four years at Louisiana Tech as an outfielder on the Lady Techster softball team, earning Academic all-WAC honors every season and earning all-America Scholar Athlete awards two seasons. The Ruston native earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing in May of 2005 and her master’s degree in marketing in August 2006. She is a member of National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators (NACWA), National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA), Who’s Who Among Executives and Professional Women and the National Association of Professional Women.

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moved to the ticket office where he became an integral part of the daily operations of the department while also assisting with the implementation of a number of systems and processes, including Ticketmaster. He also assisted the athletics department in the selling efforts for the 2008 Independence Bowl, where LA Tech sold its full allotment. Snow was also interim ticket manager for a six month stint at LA Tech prior to the hiring of Zach Williams. As an undergraduate student at LA Tech, Snow was actively involved in Student Government Association, Student Advancement Team, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, and FFA and was chosen as an Orientation Student Leader in 2008. Snow earned his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech in agricul-

MASON ELLENBERGER General Manager/ LA Tech Sports Properties

ture business with a minor in business in August of 2010. Mason Ellenberger serves as general manager for “LA Tech Sports Properties”, the Ruston-based entity designed to oversee all aspects of the 10-year partnership between the University and the collegiate marketer Learfield Sports. At LA Tech, Ellenberger is responsible for spearheading all elements of the relationship between LA Tech and Learfield Sports, which was announced in late July 2008 and includes managing and selling multimedia and sponsorship rights for the Bulldogs and Lady Techsters. Ellenberger is also responsible for all aspects of the LA Tech Sports Network which broadcasts over 250 Louisiana Tech games, daily shows and coach’s shows throughout the year. During the 2009-10 athletic season, Ellenberger and his team at LA Tech Sports Properties were recognized as the #1 new growth property in the Learfield Sports portfolio. In Ellenberger’s previous role as the Team Sports Marketing Manager for Alltel Wireless, he led Alltel’s strategic team sports marketing efforts in the United States. He oversaw the national promotions and activation of the sponsorship stable owned by Alltel Wireless in the US including the professional and collegiate sponsorships. Prior to his years at Alltel, Ellenberger spent the previous 13 years in strategic sales leadership, sports marketing and public relations roles in the telecommunications and entertainment industries. The Birmingham, Ala. native has served on numerous endowment boards and board of directors for sports and education organizations including Pagnozzi Charities and the Arkansas Aeronautical Education Center. He has been honored by White House Communications Agency for providing critical communications for the President of the Unites States and White House Staff. Ellenberger holds a BBA and MBA in Marketing both of which he graduated Summa cum Laude. Ellenberger is also an Eagle Scout and a long-time supporter of the Boy Scouts of America. He is married to the former Wanda Jackson from Mobile, Ala., and the couple has two sons, James and Hunter.

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CHRIS BRISTER

Account Executive/LA Tech Sports Properties

Chris Brister enters his first full year serving as account executive for LA Tech Sports Properties, overseeing every aspect of the Bulldogs and Lady Techsters rights, including certain television and radio rights, hospitality, sponsorships, event marketing, official website advertising and venue signage. Brister, who served as an intern with LA Tech Sports Properties before being promoted to account executive in February, also assists General Manager Mason Ellenberger in all facets of LA Tech Sports Properties, including growing the LA Tech Sports Network which broadcasts over 250 games, daily shows and coaches shows throughout the year. The 26-year-old will also serve as the engineer for all broadcasts on the LA Tech Sports Network, including traveling with the Bulldog football team. Prior to coming to Tech Athletics, he served as an assistant golf pro for four years at the Country Club of Jackson, Frenchman’s Bend Country Club and most recently Squire Creek Golf Course. Brister will earn his bachelor’s degree in speech communication with a sports marketing minor from Louisiana Tech in the spring of 2012. He is married to former Tech cheerleader Tori Soto and the couple has a two-year-old son, Rhett.

RYAN GOTTLIEB

Manager/Aspire at LA Tech

Ryan Gottlieb joins Louisiana Tech as the manager of the Aspire Group’s Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) which services Louisiana Tech University Athletics. Ryan’s responsibilities include overseeing the FRMC, which is a third-party ticketing sales and service initiative whose primary objective is generating new ticket sales revenue and growth across all sectors, including full and partial season plans, group tickets, improved customer retention and ensuring excellent customer service. Ryan joined the Aspire Group in the Georgia Tech FRMC in August of 2009 as a part-time sales consultant. By Thanksgiving of that year, the University of South Carolina graduate was already among the leaders in Men’s Basketball Season ticket sales and was therefore promoted to a full-time position. In March of 2010, the Atlanta native was promoted again, this time to a Senior Sales Consultant where he led GA Tech in new season ticket sales for 2010-11 Men’s Basketball as well as 2011 Football. As one of the leaders at the GA Tech Center over the past twelve months, Gottlieb has played an integral role in hiring, training and mentoring numerous team members, while maintaining his “top of the board” sales productivity.


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Sisemore and his wife Stephanie, who is a Louisiana Tech graduate, are the proud parents of two daughters. Jessica is a Louisiana Tech graduate and currently working on her master’s degree while Anna-Claire is a sophomore at Louisiana Tech.

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PHILLIP PONGRATZ Intern/Media Relations

TOMMY SISEMORE Facilities Director

Tommy Sisemore is one of the longest tenured employees in the Louisiana Tech Athletics Department beginning his 32nd year at the University, his 15th as director of athletic facilities. Some of Sisemore’s varied duties include serving as travel coordinator and business manager for the football team, handling all aspects of team travel, including hotel, food and travel arrangements. Sisemore also handles all the financial expenses incurred in the travel process. Sisemore is part of an administrative staff at LA Tech that has been instrumental in garnering a number of national awards, including the 2010 Turnkey PRISM Award - which recognizes colleges for managerial excellence across four areas: marketing/branding; fan development; community relations; and customer/client service. The Tech athletics department has also finished in the Top 10 two of the past years in the Excellence in Management Cup, which recognizes the most efficient athletic departments in the nation. Prior to working in the athletic department, Sisemore spent 17 years working in the Louisiana Tech Physical Plant.

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Phillip Pongratz enters his first year as an intern in the Louisiana Tech Media Relations Department. Pongratz will serve as the primary contact for men’s basketball, women’s soccer and women’s tennis while also assisting with numerous other duties within the department. The 25-year-old comes to Ruston after working in the UT-Chattanooga Media Relations Department since January of 2009 where he served as a student assistant and intern. During his time at UTC, Pongratz assisted with all phases of the Mocs public relations including serving on the statcrews for a number of sports while also assisting with promotions and game operations. Pongratz has also assisted with media operations for the 2009 NCAA Division I FCS Championship game, the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships, the 2009 and 2011 Southern Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships and the 2009 and 2010 Southern Conference Softball Championships. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Tennessee-Chattanooga in health and human performance in 2009 and his master’s of business administration in 2011.

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Adam McGuirt begins his fifth year with the Louisiana Tech Athletics family as the director of the Louisiana Tech Athletic Club (LTAC), working in the Division of University Advancement. At Louisiana Tech, McGuirt is responsible for all areas of athletic development, including donor relations and booster club administration. During his previous four years at LA Tech, McGuirt has been instrumental in helping more than double the number of LTAC members which has resulted in a large increase in private donations. McGuirt also works closely with the Alumni Association in the development and implementation of events for alumni and friends throughout the state of Louisiana and surrounding areas. McGuirt has also been a part of a staff at LA Tech that has been instrumental in garnering a number of national awards, including the 2010 Turnkey PRISM Award - which recognizes colleges for managerial excellence across four areas: marketing/branding; fan development; community relations; and customer/client service. The Tech Athletics Department has also finished in the Top 10 two of the past three years in the Excellence in Management Cup, which recognizes the most efficient athletic departments in the nation. This past year, Tech recorded its highest finish ever in the Western Athletic Conference’s Commissioners Cup as its student-athletes continue to excel on the playing fields. A native of Shreveport, McGuirt graduated from Louisiana Tech in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. McGuirt is married to the former April St. Andre, and the couple has three daughters: Lily, Sophie and Emily.

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Brianna Caldwell D • Fr./HS Rowlett, Texas

Finola Corley D • Jr./TR Telford, England

Heather Fitzgerald MF • Jr./2L Ponchatoula, La.

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Taylor Dennis D/F • So./1L Albuquerque, N.M.

Emily Brennan F • So./1L Plano, Texas

Cecilia Acosta MF • Fr./RS Ruston, La.

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Lauren Africa MF • So./1L Calhoun, La.

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Cat Buchanan GK • Sr./3L Shawnee, Kan.

Rebecca Alvarez GK • Fr./RS El Paso, Texas

Caitlin Updyke GK • So./1L Broomfield, Colo.

Kevin Sherry Head Coach

Kat McCullough Assistant Coach

Binni Keleta Assistant Coach

Freddie Acosta Volunteer Coach

Aya Morioka Trainer

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