Seven medal winners for the LA Tech soccer team, second most of any C-USA team
A total of 24 soccer players (77 percent of roster) received the honor
27 medal winners
A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
LA Tech finishes the 2014 season with a 13-6-3 record
Brittany Beddow scores golden goal in the first overtime period to clinch a spot in the C-USA Tournament for LA Tech
Down 1-0 at halftime, LA Tech scored two second half goals to complete the comeback over Marshall.
Goals by Donya Salomon-Ali and Katie Sloan propelled LA Tech to the first C-USA win of the year, a 2-1 victory over UAB
Middle Tennessee edged LA Tech, 1-0, on a second half goal.
Five Techsters scored in the 7-0 shutout win
2014: Saw action in 20 matches with five starts at midfield … Took 20 shots on the season, five on goal … Scored lone goal on a header off corner kick versus Grambling State (9/19).
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.