Courtney Tompkins named Louisiana Newcomer of the Year
One of only two C-USA programs to have multiple players selected
One of only four C-USA midfielders
Lady Techsters went 14-3-5 on the season
Season ends at 14-3-5
Season comes to an end with a 1-0 loss to Charlotte in the C-USA Tournament semifinals.
Down a goal with 30 minutes to go, Louisiana Tech netted two goals in the span of 96 seconds to defeat Old Dominion.
After 36 fouls, seven yellow cards, two red cards and some crazy weather, Lady Techsters and Monarchs tie, 1-1.
Jenna Dages strikes twice in the second half in 2-1 victory over Charlotte
Lady Techsters tie Mean Green, 1-1, in Sunday showdown
First Team All-Conference USA
C-USA All-Academic First Team
C-USA All-Tournament Team
Second Team All-South Region
First Team All-Louisiana
Second Team Scholar All-South Region
Second Team All-Conference USA
Second Team All-Central Region
Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
Third Team Scholar All-South Region
2016: After missing first four matches of the season, saw action in 15 games with 13 starts coming at center back ... Totaled four points on two goals while taking 10 shots ... Part of seven shutouts on the back line ... Made first career start at Tennessee Tech (9/4), playing all 109 minutes of the double overtime win ... Scored first career goal at Southern (9/13) ... Went the distance in six C-USA matches, including versus UAB (10/23) ... Netted a goal off a free kick in win over the Blazers ... Played all 90 minutes in C-USA Tournament Quarterfinals against Florida Atlantic (11/2).
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played this past spring at Tyler Junior College ... Previously spent one season at Lindsey Wilson College, helping the Blue Raiders to an 18-3-3 record and an NAIA National Championship ... Saw action in 14 games with eight starts, tallying three goals and one assists for seven points.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Tuks Sports High School (no records kept) ... Received awards for Most Disciplined Player and Best Senior.
CLUB: Played for club team at University of the Western Cape Ladies ... Played in U17 Women's World Cup in Trinidad and Tobago ... Came in second with U20 national team at Zone VI Games ... Participated in All-Africa Games, coming in fourth among other African nations.
PERSONAL: Full name is Mapula Nomvula Kgoale ... Nickname is "Nomi" ... Daughter of Dorcas and Elifas Kgoale ... Three siblings: Jabulani, Ophelia and Keletjo ... Born Nov. 20, 1995 in Zebediela, Limpopo, South Africa.
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