A total of 24 soccer players (77 percent of roster) received the honor
A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
Lady Techsters enjoyed their most successful season in history
Techsters won 3-2 on penalty kicks
Sloan makes second team, Salomon-Ali makes third team
Brittany Beddow scores golden goal in the first overtime period to clinch a spot in the C-USA Tournament for LA Tech
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
Five Techsters scored in the 7-0 shutout win
LA Tech scored four unanswered goals to defeat Troy, 4-2, in the home opener
2014: Saw action in 21 matches with 16 starts, playing as a striker, defender and as a main target in the midfield and on headers … Earned third team All-Conference USA honors … Named Team Co-Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year … Recorded 11 points on four goals and three assists … Second on the team in shots taken (42) … Scored first career goal versus Lewis (8/29) in EIU Tournament … Had breakout match against Jackson State (9/21) with two goals and one assist … Netted a header goal versus UAB (10/5) … Had the assist in two pivotal games – in overtime in the regular season finale versus Florida Atlantic (10/30) that clinched the Lady Techsters first postseason berth and on the equalizer in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinals against No. 3 UTEP (11/5).
University of Moncton: Played two years at the French university in New Brunswick ... Member of the All-Star second team in 2013 and 2014 ... Recorded 15 goals in both seasons combined ... Named team MVP in 2014 ... Earned rookie of the year honors in 2013 as the top scorer in the league.
Personal: Full name is Donya Salomon-Ali ... Daughter of Midhal Ali and Georges Salomon ... One sibling, Jeremie ... Born Feb. 22, 1993 in LaSalle, Quebec, Canada.