LA Tech improves to 6-3 on the season
First match is set for Friday, Aug. 21 at ULM
A total of 24 soccer players (77 percent of roster) received the honor
A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
Five Techsters scored in the 7-0 shutout win
2015: Played in six matches, including two starts against Arkansas State (9/13) and Southern (9/18) ... Played a season-high 77 minutes in shutout win over the Jaguars ... Saw limited action in two league games.
2014: Appeared in seven games, making one start ... Mae her first career start against Louisiana College (8/26), playing all 90 minutes and was credited with an assist ... Credited with an assist against Grambling State (9/19).
High School: Lettered four years at Mirabeau B. Lamar Senior HS for coach Ryan Holley ... Earned second team all-district honors her freshman year ... Named first team all-district for sophomore, junior and senior year ... Registered 40 goals and 42 assists from 2011-13 ... Participated in the National Charity League for six years.
Club: Was a member of the AHFC 96 ECNL.
Personal: Full name is Sarah Patricia Gifford ... Nickname is "Giff" ... Daughter of Michael and Gabrielle Gifford ... Mother ran track at LSU and Texas A&M ... One brother, William ... Born Aug. 16, 1996 in Houston, Texas.