First match is set for Friday, Aug. 21 at ULM
A total of 24 soccer players (77 percent of roster) received the honor
A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
The loss was the first of the season for the Lady Techsters
Players reported today and will go through their fitness test tonight to kick off fall camp
Goals by Kathryn Sloan and Mylene Roy-Ouellet gave LA Tech a 2-1 victory over ULM in the 2015 season opener.
Down 1-0 at halftime, LA Tech scored two second half goals to complete the comeback over Marshall.
Goals by Donya Salomon-Ali and Katie Sloan propelled LA Tech to the first C-USA win of the year, a 2-1 victory over UAB
Middle Tennessee edged LA Tech, 1-0, on a second half goal.
Techsters shutout Ragin' Cajuns, 2-0
2014: Played in 15 games, including 12 starts at wing back before suffering an injury at Old Dominion (10/12) … Part of backline that registered nine shutouts, including four against conference opponents … Had four shot attempts on the season, one on goal.
2013: Started and played in 19 matches, playing the most minutes of any Lady Techster this season ... In 15 of those matches, played every minute on the backline ... Received Team Co-Defensive Player of the Year award ... Was part of a defense that has recorded nine shutouts this season ... Her lone shot of the year came in the 63rd minute versus UTEP (10/18) when she sprinted down the left flank to retrieve a long ball, then dribbled by the keeper and netted her first career goal.
High School: Lettered four years at Live Oak High School ... Was named second team all-state her junior season as well as district MVP ... Named all-metro, all-parish and all-district her junior, sophomore and freshman seasons ... Recorded a total of 127 goals and 46 assists ... Was a four-year member of the region 3 state ODP team and a member of the regional ODP team ... Participated on Baton Rouge/CSC Alliance.
Personal: Full name is Charity Brooke Simmons ... Daughter of Darren and Shelisa Simmons ... Younger brother, Cameron ... Member of FCA and BETA ... Born Sept. 24, 1995 in Indianola, Miss.