6 Erika Sutton
2007 - Finished fifth on the team in points with 13 tallying five goals and three assists in her first season with the Seminoles...tied for fourth on the team in goals scored and tied for eighth in assists...took 32 shots while posting a shots on goal percentage of .406...appeared in all 27 games making 23 starts...earned her first start of the year against Troy on September 12...took her starting roll into the Seminole backline for the first time against North Carolina, a position she would maintain for the rest of the season - a string of 19 consecutive starts as a defender...contributed to a defensive effort 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...compiled 2,216 minutes of action in 2007, the sixth most minutes played on the season...currently riding the third longest consecutive minutes played streak on the team at 1,803:02 - a span of 20 straight games...played a season-high 110 minutes twice in road games at Virginia and Duke...first goal of the season came in FSU's win over Cal State Northridge in Portland, Oregon...took a pass from Mami Yamaguchi and blasted a shot into the upper left corner of the net from 16 yards out for her first goal as a Seminole...notched a pair of multi-point performances against Francis Marion and Auburn...recorded career-highs for points and goals in a victory over Francis Marion racking up five points on two goals and an assist...involved in two of the three goals in a 3-0 victory over Auburn...posted a goal and an assist while taking a season-high four shots in her second start of the season against the Tigers...the assist came off a goal by Yamaguchi, the eventual game-winner, in the ninth minute of action...has six career game-winning assists...third assist of the year came in a 3-3 tie at UCF, assisting on the second goal of the game...scored her final goal of the season in the 65th minute against Miami...2007 NCAA TOURNAMENT - Posted 10 shots in the NCAA Tournament recording a shot in all six games...fired three shots in a first round match-up against the Kennesaw State...played every minute of every game in FSU's run to its first national championship game appearance.
SAN DIEGO STATE - A two-year letterwinner for the Aztecs playing in 40 games making 37 starts...earned second team All-Mountain West Conference accolades in both her sophomore and freshman seasons...became the first freshman to be named all-league at SDSU since 1996...led the team in assists in back-to-back seasons posting 16 over a two year span...during her sophomore campaign registered 12 points on three goals and a team-high six assists...also led the team in shots with 48...earned MWC Offensive Player of the Week honors as she claimed Tournament Most Valuable Offensive Player accolades at the Purdue Boilermaker Cup scoring three goals and one assist in a pair of victories over Purdue and Butler...named to the Soccer Buzz Freshman All-Far West Region team...led the Aztecs in scoring during her freshman year with 20 points on five goals and 10 assists...ranked first on the team in points (20), assists (10), shots (57), game-winning goals (4) and shots on goal (21)...five of her 10 assists were recorded as game-winners.
U.S. NATIONAL TEAM - Trained with the U-17 U.S. National Team in 2004.
CLUB - Four-year member of the Colorado Rush Soccer Club...helped the Rush to three consecutive state cups including a victory at the 2006 USYSA National Championships...played with Soccer Plus Connecticut of the Women's Premier Soccer League during the summer of the 2008...helped the Reds to a 13-1-0 record advancing to the conference finals.
HIGH SCHOOL - Four-year letterwinner at Ralston Valley High School...led the Mustangs to three consecutive Jessco League titles...captured all-state and all-league honors during her junior and senior seasons...played volleyball as a freshman.
ACADEMICS - Named to the MWC All-Academic Team her freshman year.
PERSONAL - Daughter of Randy and Denise Sutton...major is family and child sciences.