LA Tech athletes continue to excel in the classroom
Next match is at home this Friday, Oct. 19 versus Seattle at 4 p.m.
Next match is Sunday at Southeastern LA at 1 p.m.
Match is scheduled for 4 p.m. tomorrow
Tech Soccer returns to action this Friday at home versus UALR at 4 p.m.
2012: Earned Academic All-WAC ... Played in 17 games while starting nine ... Earned WAC Offensive Player of the Week in week three for her performance against Louisiana College (8/28) ... Came off the bench to score three goals in the second period for the hat trick, becoming only the eighth Lady Techster to do so ... Credited with an assist versus Jackson State (9/14) ... Had an assist on the overtime game-winning goal versus UTSA (10/14) with the team being down a player due to an issued red card.
2010: Earned Academic All-WAC ... Played in 15 games while starting once ... Scored two goals on the season ... Tallied one goal in first career start at Grambling State (9/1) ... Scored one goal on a penalty kick against Nicholls State (9/24).
2009: Played in 13 games ... Scored first career goal against Prairie View A&M (9/2) ... Scored two goals against Delta State (9/13).
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 and all-district second team as a junior ... Received offensive 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.