Players reported today and will go through their fitness test tonight to kick off fall camp
Twenty-three players had a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
28 LA Tech Student-Athletes Earn Honor
LA Tech finished 9-10-1 overall and 4-6 in conference
LA Tech versus Southern Miss 10/20/13
LA Tech versus FIU 10/6/13
LA Tech versus Southern 9/22/13
LA Tech versus Grambling 9/15/13
LA Tech versus UCA 8/25/13
2013: Saw action in all 20 games with 19 starts ... Was a Preseason Player to Watch in Conference USA ... Took 14 shots, six coming on goal ... Received Team Award which goes to player who best reflects the four pillars of service, passion, respect and fearless ... Scored two goals, including the game-winner, versus Southern (9/22).
2012: Earned Academic All-WAC ... Played in all 21 games while starting in seven of them, including the last three games of the season ... Received Team Most Improved Player Award ... Scored one goal and recorded three assists versus Louisiana College (8/28) , tying the program record with three other Lady Techsters for most assists in a single game ... Netted the game-winning goal versus Southeastern Louisiana (9/16) and McNeese State (9/21) ... Took a season-high five shots against UT Tyler (9/23).
High School: Lettered four years at Columbus North High School for coaches Mike Spock and Derek Stewart ... Holds program record of 58 career assists ... Scored 12 goals and 21 assists her senior year ... Assist total broke single-season school record ... Named all-conference, all-area and all-district player in 2011 ... Earned academic letter award at Columbus North and Academic All-State ... Member of state Final Four team with a 20-3-0 record ... Had eight goals and 14 assists in 2010 ... Named to the all-conference, all-area and all-district teams ... Earned academic letter award ... Member of State Runner-Up team ... Had six goals and 15 assists her sophomore year ... Member of regional championship squad ... Scored two goals and credited with eight assists her freshman season ... Member of regional championship team.
Personal: Full name is Erica Claire Stewart ... Nicknamed is "EStew" ... Daughter of Derek and Kristi Stewart ... One younger sister, Olivia ... Father, Derek, played soccer at Indiana University and was a member of the 1983 NCAA National Championship team ... Born Jan. 22, 1994 in Columbus, Ind. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Cal Poly, George Mason and Wisconsin.