Career: One of the most dynamic and skilled players with the ball to play at Duke ... netted 23 goals, 21 assists and 67 points over four years ... her 21 assists ranked tied seventh on Duke’s record books ... collected six game-winning goals ... started 86-of-90 matches as a Blue Devil ... became just the sixth Blue Devil to register 20 goals and 20 assists over her career ... concluded her career with 16 points in the NCAA Tournament, which ranked third all-time on Duke’s career charts ... added six goals (3rd) and four assists (T4th) in NCAA action ... finished her career with 206 shots to rank eighth all-time at Duke ... her six game-winning goals also ranked tied 13th.
National Team Experience: Helped lead the U.S. U-23 squad to the U-23 Women’s Nordic Tournament championship in England in June of 2016 ... guided the U-23 team to the Istria Cup title in Croatia during March of 2016 ... trained with the U.S. U-20 National Team in May of 2014 ... traveled to Sweden in the summer of 2013 with the U.S. U-20 National Team ... attended the U.S. U-20 National Team training camp in February and August of 2013 … member of the U.S. U-17 National team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … traveled to Croatia, Slovenia and La Manga with the U-17 national team …. played with the U.S. U-15 National Team.
Senior (2016): NSCAA All-Southeast Region third team selection ... All-ACC First Team ... TopDrawerSoccer National Team of the Week in November and honorable mention selection in August ... a preseason Hermann Trophy Watch List honoree ... collected nine goals and six assists for 24 points ... ranked sixth in the ACC in points (24), ninth in points per game (1.04), tied seventh in goals (9) and tied eighth in goals per game (0.39) ... started all 23 matches ... notched eight points in the NCAA Tournament (three goals/2 assists), which ranked as the tied third-most in Duke history ... saw action in 1,833 minutes ... attempted 52 shots ... totaled two contests with multiple goals -- Illinois State and Syracuse ... added two assists and one goal against Charlotte in the NCAA Tournament first round ... tallied other goals against Wofford, UCF, High Point and Pitt ...
Junior (2015): Earned NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team honors ... TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week accolades Dec. 1 ... notched four goals and five assists for 13 points ... attempted 65 shots ... scored three goals and had two assists in the NCAA Tournament ... totaled the lone goal in a 1-1 draw at top-seeded Stanford that Duke eventually advanced on penalty kicks ... put the exclamation point on a NCAA College Cup semifinal win over top-ranked and defending national champion Florida State by scoring with one second remaining ... assisted on the game-winning goal against Florida State ... added goals against James Madison and William & Mary ... saw action in 2,001 minutes ... tied a career high with seven shots at Louisville ... totaled three goals and four assists over her final nine matches of the season.
Sophomore (2014): Started all 18 of Duke’s contests in the midfield and forward slots ... Second Team All-ACC selection ... netted a career-high seven goals, five assists and career-high 19 points ... posted two game-winning goals against UAB and Boston College ... ranked ninth in the ACC with 2.89 shots per game ... named to Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament team ... collected goals in three straight games against 13th-ranked West Virginia, UAB and 18th-ranked Arkansas ... ACC Player of the Week on Sept. 2, after notching two goals and an assist against West Virginia and UAB ... netted two assists against Arkansas and a total of four points ... posted four goals against ACC opponents -- Boston College, Virginia, Wake Forest and Pittsburgh ... attempted a career-high seven shots against West Virginia ... earned CS360 Primetime Performer honors after totaling goals against Virginia and Boston College ... named to All White Kit Preseason Midfielder of the Year list ... played 1,437 minutes and took 52 shots.
Freshman (2013): Saw action in all 24 games, starting 21 ... earned All-ACC Freshman Team honors ... named to Preseason TopDrawerSoccer All-Freshman team ... selected to Soccer America All-Freshman Second Team ... earned 11 points, with three goals and five assists ... scored the game-winning goal against Miami Sept. 12 ... all three goals came against ACC opponents (Maryland, Miami and Notre Dame) ... recorded five assists, including two in Duke’s 6-3 win over Pittsburgh Oct. 27 ... posted an assist at 12th-ranked Notre Dame in her first collegiate contest ... took 37 shots ... tallied 1,875 minutes played.
Regional Team Experience: Member of the 95 ODP Regional III team and the 95 ODP Alabama State team … traveled with the ODP region team in 2010 on the Costa Rica tour … went to Germany and France on tours in 2011 with the region squad.
High School/Club: Gatorade Alabama Player of the Year ... ranked No. 10 in the TopDrawerSoccer.com top 150 ranking of the club soccer players ... listed No. 2 in the South Atlantic region rankings by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... NSCAA All-America as a junior and senior … 2013 Elite Soccer Report Spring All-America ... three-time Birmingham News All-State first team selection … NSCAA All-State and NSCAA Alabama Player of the Year as a senior ... All-Metro Team as a junior … collected 37 goals and 25 assists her junior year at Oak Mountain H.S. … Birmingham News State & Metro Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013 … scored a season-high five goals on eight shots … led her squad to a 28-2 overall record and the state championship … as a sophomore, registered nine goals and six assists, while taking 18 shots … played club soccer for Busa 95 ECNL and Concorde Fire 95 ECNL … led Busa 95 Elite to the State Cup Championship and the Region III Premier League Championships 2008-10 … competed in the 2010 Disney Showcase and was a finalist ... won the 2008 3v3 World Championship with the Atlanta Soccer Association … participated in the West Hamm United ID camp and the ECNL Disney Showcase All- Star team … lettered in track & field as well as cross country as a freshman and sophomore.
Personal: Full name is Antionette Oyedupe Payne ... born April 22, 1995 in Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of Oyeleke and Mojemilat Payne … both parents were born in Nigeria … has one brother, Stephen (18), and one sister, Nicole (15) … member of the Minority Students Association her final two years at Oak Mountain H.S. ... majored in political science.