2 India Trotter
The senior defender named a first team Scholar All-American by the NSCAA.
The senior defender is one of four finalists in the running for the prestigious award.
The Seminoles are one of seven programs to have multiple student-athletes on the watch list.
2006: Spent the entire summer in residency with the full US Women's National Team and played with U-21 National Team at the Nordic Cup...Soccer America and SoccerBuzz preseason first team All-American...handful of favorites to win the Hermann Award.
2005: The junior had a breakthrough season in 2005 and is now considered one of the top collegiate players in the nation...NCAA All-Tournament team...NSCAA All-American second team...first FSU player in school history be named either a first or second team All-American by the NSCAA...Soccer Buzz second team All-American...2005 FloridaSoccer.com Player of the Year...2005 NSCAA All-Region first team...2005 Soccer Buzz's first team all-region... was a candidate for ACC Offensive Player of the Year honors...named All-ACC first team for the second straight season...the first FSU player to ever receive an All-ACC honor in each of her first three years...NSCAA/adidas Women's College Scholar All-American... the first FSU player ever to be named ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District First Team...the junior had her best season of a stellar three-year career in 2005...surpassed her career totals for goals, assists and points in just 25 games...her 13 goals were almost five times as many as she had accumulated in the first 46 matches of her career...had almost three times as many points in her junior season as she had in her first two seasons combined...had one career game-winning goal and one game-winning assist coming into 2005 and had four of each in her junior campaign...led the team with nine assists, which is the third-highest single season total in school history...second on the team in points and goals and third in game-winning goals...second in shots and shots on goal...scored in 11 games...only Selin Kuralay scored in more games...recorded the first multi-goal game of her career versus Jacksonville...followed that up with another multi-goal game in the NCAA Tournament against FAU...fifth on the team with almost 2161 minutes played and no player, outside of FSU's starting defenders, logged more minutes in 2005. (in the ACC) had a breakthrough season in conference play as well...tied for fourth in the conference for assists and assists per game in conference play...eighth in ACC play for points and 10th in points per game... third on the team in goals and points in conference play...led the team in assists with four, which tied the single season record... fourth on the team in shots and shots on goal...her 18 shots are just four shy of her two-year career total in conference matches... came into 2005 with just one goal and two points in her career in ACC games, tripled her goal production and had five times as many points...scored goals versus North Carolina, NC State and Boston College...game-winner came in victory over eighth-ranked BC... tied for the team lead in game winning assists in ACC play with two. (in the NCAA Tourna-ment) was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team for the second time in her career...the only Seminole to ever receive that honor even once in her career...in five games, the Ft. Lauderdale, FL native scored five goals surpassing her career total for goals coming into 2005...Trotter had a goal in four straight postseason matches leading FSU to the College Cup...scored all three of FSU's game-winners in the NCAA Tournament... Trotter had three points all-time in six NCAA Tournament games coming into 2005. She doubled that total on opening weekend alone... led the team in points, goals, game-winning goals, shots and shots on goal in the tournament...with her goal versus UNC, Trotter is now all alone in first for career points, goals and game-winning goals in NCAA Tournament play...just the second Seminole to ever record a multi-goal game in the NCAA postseason joining Camie Bybee who scored twice versus Dartmouth in 2003...now holds the single game NCAA Tournament record for shots with seven and is tied for first for goals and points in an NCAA Tournament game... staked FSU to a 1-0 lead versus UNC just 8:25 into the game...the first player in FSU history to score a goal in two games versus North Carolina in the same season.
2004:Three-year starter who should be in the running for the first All-American honors of her career in 2005...a second team All-Southeast selection by Soccer Buzz and a third team all-region pick by the NSCAA after a stellar sophomore campaign ...named All-ACC first team, garnering all-conference honors for the first time in her young career...Trotter is just the second sophomore in FSU history to be named to the All-ACC first team...just the fifth Seminole ever to be named to the all-conference first team...just one of two sophomores to be named an All-ACC freshman team selection in 2003 and then make All-ACC first team in 2004 (joining North Carolina's Heather O'Reilly)...only 11 of 55 players in ACC history have ever accomplished that feat...once again one of the most underrated Seminoles due to what she does best not being able to be measured by statistics...the holding mid-fielder had as much to do with the Seminoles best defensive season ever as the back four and goalkeeper Joy McKenzie ...she was a disruptive force in the middle of the pitch to opposing offenses...started 19 of the Seminoles' 20 games and played more minutes than any player on the 2004 squad... has now started 44 matches in just two seasons...Trotter was only substituted out of two games the entire season (Jacksonville and North Carolina)...recorded one goal on the season, which was a game-winner versus Miami...the goal assured FSU of its most wins ever in an ACC season and gave the Seminoles a .500 or above winning percentage for the fourth straight year in ACC play...the goal was the first of her career in ACC play and also represented the first points of her career in conference action...it was also the first game-winning goal of her young career...finished the year with the fourth most shots on goal (11) on the team...also finished third on the team with 29 shots. (in the ACC): played and started in all nine ACC games...first career ACC points came on her game-winning goal versus Miami...one of just five Seminoles to score a goal in an ACC play in 2004... second on the team in points and third in goals scored in ACC competition...set new career highs for games played, matches started, points and goals in conference competition. (in the ACC Tournament) led the team with four shots in FSU's quarter-final tie versus Clemson...one of only four Seminole players to put a shot on goal in the tightly contested match. (in the NCAA Tournament) started the Tribe's game NCAA Tournament game versus BC and was second on the team with two shots.2003: One of the nation's top recruits coming into 2003, Trotter did not disappoint...named an honorable mention All-American by Soccer Times. Only the second FSU freshman to ever garner an All-American honor...named a freshman All-American by Soccer America and a first team freshmen All-American by SoccerBuzz ...Soccer Buzz also named Trotter an all-region second team selection and a fresh-man all-region pick...became the first Seminole ever to be named a member of the All-NCAA Tournament team...selected to the ACC All-Freshmen team and was a finalist for the prestigious ACC Freshmen of the Year award...a member of the KUStore.com and Nike Seminole Classic All-Tournament teams...appeared in every game for the Tribe and started 25 as FSU's holding midfielder...a play maker that changed the game with her dangerous runs at the defense...Trotter was tenacious in winning 50/50 balls and was a huge heading presence in the middle of the pitch...third amongst all FSU freshmen in goals, points and assists...also second amongst rookies in shots and shots on goal...finished the year with the sixth most points on the team, the seventh most goals, the fourth most assists and shots. (in the ACC) appeared in all seven ACC contests and made six starts...led all freshman in shots taken in ACC play and was tied for the lead with shots on goal... her 11 shots were fourth most on the squad in conference play this season... started all three games at the ACC Championships as the Seminoles advanced to the finals for the second time in three years...played a key role in all three games and especially versus Maryland where Terrapin coach Shannon Higgins-Cirovski said the play of the Tribe's midfield was the difference in the game... tied for the team lead in assists in the tournament. (in the NCAA) started every NCAA game and was one of just three Tribe rookies to start every NCAA Tournament match...her three points in the 2003 NCAA Tournament were the second-most ever recorded by an FSU freshman in post-season play...among the team leaders for points, goals, assists, shots and shots on goal in the NCAA Tournament. (2003 Highlights) recorded the first point of her Seminole career on an assist versus Jacksonville...had points in back-to-back games versus San Diego State and Miami ...her goal versus the Hurricanes was the first of her career...notched the first ACC Tournament point of her young career when she assisted on FSU's first goal of the tournament against Wake Forest...had another assist in the tournament as she combined with fellow frosh Kelly Rowland to stake FSU to a 1-0 lead over consensus No. 1 North Carolina...scored her first NCAA Tournament goal in the first round against Dartmouth...helped equalize the game versus Auburn in the round of 32 just :34 into the second half in a game FSU went on to win 2-1 in OT...probably played the best game of her career in the Elite Eight win over Florida. It will never show up in a box score but she dominated the central midfield and threw a blanket over the Gator attack. One of the main reasons UF head coach Becky Burleigh and Dena Floyd both sited the FSU midfield as being the difference in Florida State's 2-1 win.
U.S. NATIONAL TEAM: The first player in Florida State history to receive a cap with the full U.S. Women's National Team... earned the cap when she came into the game in the U.S.'s 3-1 win over Norway at the Four Nation's Tournament in China...member of the Four Nation's Tournament championship team ...was named to the 2006 Algarve Cup roster ...was called in to the National Team in September of 2006 for a game versus China...spent most of the summer in Carson, CA in residency camp with the full national team... played on the 2006 U.S. U-21 Nordic Cup squad that finished second in the tournament ...recorded the game-winning goal for the United States in a 3-0 win over Denmark...also recorded an assist in the U.S.'s 4-0 win over Norway that clinched the squad's spot in the Nordic Cup title game...U-19 National Team 2003 Houston Shootout first place...Los Angeles camp with the U-19 National Team... U-19 National Team 2003 European Tour...U-19 National Team camp Chula Vista, CA...U-15 National Pool Player Tucson, AZ camp...USYSA National Team Player in 2000 at the Houston Shootout... scored a goal versus Japan, three international caps and one of the two young-est players competing on all three national teams...regional team player from U-14 to U-18 and participated at interregional camps in Texas, Rhode Island, California, North Carolina, Florida and Illinois...state pool player with U-13... ESP Camp in 2000 (Tennessee) and 2002 (Wilmington, NC).
HIGH SCHOOL: Member of three-time 5A State Final Four participant... three-year starter who scored 62 goals and recorded 47 assists...All-Broward/Dade Team for three years...Freshman of the Year Award...spent one year playing JV volleyball.
CLUB: Spent the past four years with Team Boca...three-time State Cup Champi-ons...Regional Cup semi-finalist in 1999 ...Atlanta Cup winner in 2000 and Orange Bowl finalist in 2002...won State Cup in 1998 with Coral Springs U-15...Nation's Cup Tournament MVP and State Cup runners-up in 1997 with Cora Springs.
PERSONAL: 2005-06 Dean's List... 2004-05 ACC Academic Honor Roll member ...major is media productions...daughter of Gary and Debra Trotter...named an ESPN the Magazine All-District first team selectionin 2005.