Career: Suffered a torn ACL in her left knee during spring practice in 2012 ... had surgery on April 12, 2012.
Junior (2012): Redshirted due to a torn ACL.
Sophomore (2011): Appeared in 24 games and made two starts … recorded four assists on the season, primarily playing defense ... had an assist on Sept. 18 in a 2-1 win over sixth-ranked Florida State ... took one shot in a 1-0 win at N.C. State ... played all 90 minutes in back-to-back starts on Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 against fifth-ranked Boston College and ninth-ranked North Carolina ... played 1,157 minutes.
Freshman (2010): Saw action in 20 games ... tallied two assists, one in the victory over Francis Marion and the other in the match against fourth-ranked North Carolina ... took four shots ... totaled 369 minutes of play.
High School/Club: As a senior, named first team All-District and All-Region, while earning second team Washington Post All-Met and Team MVP ... 2010 Oakton H.S. Female Athlete of the Year and Honor Graduate ... team co-captain in 2009 and 2010 … a four-year letterwinner … selected to the Washington Post’s High School Soccer Second Team All-Metro in 2009 … helped her team to the state semifinals and a second-place finish at the regional tournament in 2009 … named to the Second Team All-District for three straight years from 2007-09 … selected to the Washington Post’s Fairfax All-Extra Soccer Team in 2009 … won the state championship in 2009 with her club team, VISTA Shockwave, and in 2007 with VISTA Fury ... in two years with the Vista Shockwave club team, tallied 15 goals and 15 assists … helped her club team to the Region I semifinals in 2009, and to the state semifinals in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010 … also, a two-year letterwinner for indoor track and a letterwinner in 2009 and 2010 for outdoor track … was district champion in the long jump (17’5.5) in 2010 … earned All-District honors in the 55 and 300-meter dash, 4x200 relay, long jump and triple jump in 2010 ... All-Region in the 55 and 300-meter dash, 4x200 relay and long jump in 2010 ... All-State in the long jump ... as a senior, earned Washington Post All-Met in both indoor and outdoor track & field ... broke her high school record in the 100 meter dash during the 2010 outdoor season ... set a new record for the 300-meter dash in her 2009 indoor track season … named an All-State athlete for the 4 x 200 relay in indoor track in 2010 … also named an All-Region Athlete for indoor and outdoor track, as well as an All-District Athlete for outdoor track … a scholar athlete in soccer, indoor track and outdoor track … MVP of the 2009-10 Indoor Track season ... three-year member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society … a Quill and Scroll Member of Journalism Honor Society … an All ‘A’ Honor Roll and Journalism Honor Roll student … selected for a Top Achiever Award by the Washington Post in 2007 … Editor-in-Chief of her school’s newspaper as a senior ... scholar-athlete for Indoor Track & Field in 2010.
Personal: Alexandra Ann Straton was born Dec. 7, 1991 in Lansing, Mich. … daughter of Mark C. and Lee Straton … has one brother, JC (23) , who graduated from Virginia Tech … plans to pursue a career in business or marketing ... named to the Dean’s List in the Fall of 2010 at Duke ... a three-time ACC Honor Roll selection ... majoring in economics and Spanish.
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