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Women's Soccer National Champs Moneymaker
19   Becky Edwards
Becky Edwards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Downingtown, Pa.

High School:
Downingtown West

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defender/Midfielder


06/11/2014

Soccer Summer Update

Checking-in on current and former Seminoles playing across the world.

04/11/2014

Noles in the NWSL

Seven former Seminoles to compete in the NWSL as the league begins its second year on Saturday, April 12.

01/17/2014

Kallman, Wys Selected in NWSL Draft

Kallman heads to Kansas City, while Wys will play with the Western NY Flash.

12/18/2013

Kallman Honored As Scholar All-American

The senior defender named a first team Scholar All-American by the NSCAA.

12/06/2013

Kallman, Brynjarsdottir Named All-Americans

Kallman becomes the 13th player in FSU history to garner first team All-America accolades.

Selected 12th overall by FC Gold Pride in the 2010 Women's Professional Soccer League draft.

2009 - Accolades: NSCAA First Team All-American...Soccer America First Team MVP...NSCAA All-Southeast Region First Team...First Team All-ACC...ACC All-Tournament team...semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy...also named to the watch list for National Player of the Year...Soccer America Preseason All-American...CoSIDA Academic Third Team All-American - becomes the first Seminole soccer player to be recognized as an Academic All-American at the national level...CoSIDA Academic All-District III First Team...ACC Academic Team Honoree...Dean's List (Fall 2009).

Highlights:
* Named to the preseason M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Watch List - one of two Seminoles in the running for National Player of the Year accolades...one of 20 candidates nominated for the Lowe's Senior Class Award.
* Earned first team All-ACC accolades in 2009...third career all-conference accolade as she earned second team honors in 2008 and was named to the All-Freshman team in 2006.
* Became school's first CoSIDA Academic All-American earning third team honors...earned CoSIDA first team Academic All-District Honors...third time as an Academic All-District honoree and second time on the first team (2007).
* Finished her Seminole career fifth all-time at FSU for career starts with 89...tied for third in all-time appearances with 95.
* Earned Soccer America Team of the Week accolades following her three-goal performance against Jacksonville to open the 2009 season...recorded career-highs for points (6), goals (3), shots (6) and shots on goal (5) in the season opener against the Dolphins.
* Became just the second player in school history to record a hat trick on opening day, scoring three times in FSU's 7-0 win over Jacksonville...marked the fifth time in school history a Seminole recorded a hat trick against the Dolphins.
* With four goals in the first two games of the season, set a career-high for goals in a single-season surpassing the previous high of three set in 2007.
* Finished the season third on the team in points with 18 on five goals and eight assists...the five goals on the year equaled her career goal total from her first three seasons combined.
* Opened the season with points in her first five games including three straight games with at least one assist.
* Tallied assists in back-to-back contests to open ACC play...notched the game-winning assist against Maryland in the league opener - eighth career game-winning assist tied for fifth all-time.
* Matched her career goal output scoring her fifth goal of the season in the seventh minute against North Carolina - first goal of the season in ACC play and third of her career.
* Moved into a tie for sixth place all-time for career assists with 20 after posting back-to-back assists in FSU's first two NCAA Tournament games.
* Ranked tied for 10th in the ACC in assists with eight.

2008 - Accolades: NSCAA First Team All-American...preseason MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List candidate...All-ACC Second Team - her second career all-conference accolade as a Seminole...NSCAA First Team Scholar All-American...NSCAA First Team and CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Second Team Academic All-District accolades...NSCAA and Soccer Buzz Southeast Region First Team...preseason All-America honors from Soccer America and Soccer Buzz.

Highlights:
* Claimed a gold medal as a member of the U.S. U-20 Women's National Team that captured the FIFA Youth World Cup in Chile.
* Appeared in 17 games while making 12 starts.
* Tallied three points on a goal and an assist in over 1,300 minutes of action.
* All three points came in a 5-0 victory over Wake Forest in Tallahassee, her first multi-point game of the season...part of a double assist combination on the first goal of the game against the Demon Deacons, good for the game-winning assist.
* Seven career game-winning assists - sixth most all-time at Florida State.
* Played an integral role in the Seminole backline which gave up just 15 goals all season, the fewest allowed in school history...the Seminoles led the ACC in fewest goals allowed.
* Part of a defensive unit that put together four consecutive shutout victories in league play for the first time in school history...Seminole defense finished the season ranked ninth nationally in shutout percentage and 18th in goals against average.
* Streak of consecutive games started came to an end at 39 straight after coming off the bench in a 3-3 tie against South Carolina.
* Tallied a season-high two shots four times including in back-to-back games against Connecticut and Florida International...credited with a pair of shots on goal on the road against the Huskies and again in the regular season finale at NC State.
* Played a season-high 97 minutes in a 1-0 overtime victory at Maryland.

2007 - Accolades: Soccer Buzz Fourth Team All-American...NSCAA All-Region First Team...Soccer Buzz Southeast Region First Team...CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District First Team...named to Elite Team of the Week by Soccer Buzz (10/1).

Highlights:
* Started all 27 games as a sophomore and was one of only six Seminole student-athletes to play in every game in 2007.
* Started in 33 consecutive games and 52 in her career at FSU.
* Finished the season as the team leader in minutes played compiling 2,448 minutes...ended the year with the longest consecutive minutes played streak on the team at 2,104:09 - a span of 22 straight games.
* Closed out her sophomore campaign with nine points on three goals and three assists...posted season-highs for goals and shots (15) in 2007.
* Led all Seminole players with a .733 shots on goal percentage (11-of-15).
* Against Troy, set career-highs for points, goals and shots tallying four points on two goals and three shots...her two goal outburst in FSU's victory over the Trojans was the first multi-goal game of her career.
* Scored her third goal of the season on a free kick from about 45 yards out against Maryland.
* Earned an assist against Cal State Northridge, Francis Marion and Miami tying a career-high set 11 times as a Seminole.
* Notched a game-winning assist in FSU's 4-1 win over the Hurricanes...six career game-winning assists good for a tie for sixth place in the Seminole record books.
* Part of a defensive unit that allowed a goal or less in 18 of 27 games including three shutouts in the NCAA Tournament...helped the Seminoles to 12 shutouts - second highest total in school history.
* Started all six games in Florida State's run to its first national championship game appearance.
* Played every minute of every NCAA Tournament game - good for 554 minutes...registered four shots from the backline three of which went on goal.

2006 - Accolades: ACC All-Freshman Team...Top Drawer Soccer National All-Freshman First Team...Heather Farr KICKS Against Breast Cancer All-Tournament Team (Tempe, Ariz.).

Highlights:
* Started (25) more games than any Seminole freshman in 2006.
* Led the team in assists (8) and game-winning assists (5)...finished the season with 10 points and 13 shots.
* Tied the school record for game-winning assists in a season set by three other players - most recently by Amber Tollefson in 2002.
* Broke the freshman record for game-winning assists.
* Became the fifth Seminole freshman to lead the team in assists and game-winning assists in 11 previous seasons.
* First career goal was the game-winner in the NCAA Quarterfinals versus Clemson.
* Part of a backline that set single-season records for shutouts (14) and GAA (0.67) in 2006.
* In her first game as a Seminole, had the assist that helped FSU tie the game with Portland...her free kick led to a Selin Kuralay back heel that India Trotter finished off.
* Recorded the first game-winning assist of her career and the first in ACC play versus NC State...had another game-winning assist in league play versus Maryland...against Stetson, recorded her third game-winning assist of the season and fourth assist overall...her fifth assist was a huge one as she helped bring FSU level with No. 9 Wake Forest at 2-2...recorded another game-winning assist when she assisted on FSU's first goal in a 3-0 win over Jacksonville.
* Helped put FSU up 1-0 over No. 1 North Carolina in the ACC Championship game assisting on India Trotter's goal.
* Recorded another game-winning assist in her first-ever NCAA Tournament game versus Jacksonville.
* Had the biggest offensive game of her career in the NCAA Quarterfinal versus Clemson...her first career goal was the game-winner that sent FSU to the College Cup.
* Set personal highs for shots and shots on goal in the match against the Tigers...recorded a shot in the national semifinal against Notre Dame.

U.S. NATIONAL TEAM -
* Full member of the 2005 U.S. U-17 National Team that captured the adidas Cup Championship...2007 & 2008 U-20 National Team pool member.
* Silver medalist for the United States at the 2007 Pan American Games.
* Competed with the U-20 team at the Cyprus Tournament in March of 2008...played in all four games starting three...helped advance the U.S. to the championship final against the full Canadian National team.
* Member of the U-20 squad that finished second at the CONCACAF Tournament in Puebla, Mexico earning a qualifying spot at the U-20 World Cup...played in all five games starting four...tallied four points on a goal and two assists.
* Earned a gold medal with the U.S. U-20 Women's National Team after winning the FIFA Youth World Cup in Chile...started five of six games for the U.S. in Chile...registered a goal and an assist in the tournament...goal against Argentina was the game-winner.

ODP -
* Region I ODP team since 2001 and with the EPYSA ODP side since 1998 serving as team captain since 2002.
* EPYSA team captured the Region I Tournament Championship on two occasions (2002 and 2005).

CLUB -
* Played with the Washington Freedom of the W-League during the summer of 2009.
* Played for Soccer Plus Connecticut of the Women's Premier Soccer League during the summer of the 2008.
* 2006 Eastern Conference finalist with the New Jersey Wildcats of the W-League.
* Member of the West Chester Predators club team...USYSA regional semifinalist in 2005 and 2006...EPYSA State Champions in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
* Completed an undefeated season in 2004 capturing the Region I Premiere League Championship.
* Member of club teams that captured EPYSA State Championships in 2001 and 2002, a WAGS Championship in 2001 and the Jefferson Cup Championship in 2002.

HIGH SCHOOL -
* Ranked as one of the top 25 U.S. recruits in 2006 by Soccer Buzz.
* 2006 NSCAA Youth All-American...a two-time MVP at Downingtown West...Outstanding Athlete Award 2005-2006...Southeastern PA Coaches All-Star selection in 2002, 2003 and 2004...all-area first team in 2003 and 2004 and a three-time Chesmont League first team selection...Chesmont second team selection in 2002.
* Led the team in goals and assists in 2004 and 2005.
* Guided her team to the 3A State Championship in 2004; the first state title in school history...scored the game-winning goal less than 20 seconds into the match...championship came a year after her high school squad was a state finalist in 2003.
* Downingtown West captured the District Championship in 2003 and 2004 and were also Chesmont League Champions in 2004.
* Team co-captain in 2005.
* National Honor Society Member since 2004...2005 Union League of Philadelphia Citizenship Award.
* Graduated from high school with distinguished honors and a 3.9 GPA...Downingtown High School Leadership Award 2005-2006...a recipient of the President's Award for Academic Excellence in 2000...Distinguished Honor Roll Award 2000-2002...Homecoming Court 2005.
* Two-time team MVP in basketball...leading scorer her junior and senior seasons.
* Three-year starter.
* Daily Local News All-Area honorable mention in 2006...Chesmont League second team 2006...Academy Park Holiday All-Tournament selection in 2005...district tournament in 2004, 2005 and 2006...also played in the state tournament in 2004...a member of the 2003 PIAAA 4A state finalists and Chesmont League Championship team.

PERSONAL -
* Daughter of Dave and Mary Ellen Edwards.
* Majoring in marketing.
* Six-time member of the Dean's List (Fall 2006, 2007, 2008 and Spring 2007, 2008, 2009)...President's List Fall 2008 (4.0 GPA)...four-time member of the All-ACC Academic Team (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)...four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10) honoree.

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