The Lady Techsters open the spring season on March 15 in Lafayette, La.
Head coach Kevin Sherry and assistant coaches Josh Wagenaar and Kiva Greshman welcome the 16 newcomers
Kickoff on Oct. 26 at 9:30 p.m.
Former Lady Techster great Kiva Gresham begins her third year with the soccer program after returning to Ruston as an assistant coach for Kevin Sherry midway through the 2012 season.
Gresham teams with fellow assistant Josh Wagenaar in overseeing fitness and conditioning for the squad. Her other main responsibility is assisting with the midfielders and strikers.
This past season she helped coach freshman Kathryn Sloan who recorded a team-high seven goals, including the fastest scored goal in program history against Southern Miss which came only 11 seconds into the match. Coincidentally, the record was previously held by Gresham which she set back in 2008.
During her playing career, Gresham was a star forward for four years at LA Tech. She currently holds the season record for most points (32) and most assists (8). She also ranks second in most goals (27), most assists (20) and most points (74) in a career.
Originally from Albuquerque, N.M., Gresham has taken her love for the international sport and gone to the Caribbean where she participated in a coaching class in Trinidad and Tobago.
Gresham was also recently selected as one of the lead instructors for the EXACT Soccer Elite Prospect Camp.
This unique college soccer camp provided players with the opportunity to showcase individual field skills and their mental readiness.
Gresham joined other top instructors from NCAA programs such as North Carolina, Stephen F. Austin, Abilene Christian, Illinois, Dallas Baptist, Schreiner, Sam Houston State, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Texas-Brownsville and St. Mary's (Texas).