|5 Erin Scott
Enters senior campaign with a chance to set a host of Rice career, season and single-game records... Registered another sound and solid season in the attacking third... Savy one-on-one player able to take over a game with speed, skill and deception.
2008: ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America (third team); All-Central Region (NSCAA third team); All-Conference USA (first team); C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-USA Academic Honor Roll; C-USA All Academic (first team); C-USA Player of the Week (Oct. 20); Presented with the Hubert E. Bray Award as the top female student-athlete at Rice; Won the soccer program's Scholar-Athlete Award... Played in all 19 games with 18 starts up top... Led the team and was fifth in the conference in points (20) and shots-per-game (2.68)... Also ranked among the league leaders with seven goals (tied 7th), six assists (tied 10th) and 51 shots (8th)... Maintained a .588 shots-on-goal percentage, the second-highest single-season total in Rice history... Scored both Owl goals, including the game-winner, in the dramatic overtime victory at eventual NCAA Tournament participant UCF... Followed-up the two-goal UCF game with scores in wins over Southern Miss and Colorado College, the second time in her career to tally goals in three-consecutive games (previous 2006)... Also notched game-winning goals against Colorado College and SMU... Tied the TCU game with a second-half goal... Scored in the season-opening win over Sam Houston State... Recorded two assists against Marshall, both on goals by Shelley Wong including the game-winner... Also assisted on game-winning goals vs. Tulsa and Southern Miss... Assisted on goals against UTSA and McNeese State... Led the team in shots-taken in five different games... Took a season-high eight shots in the overtime win vs. Tulsa, tied for the sixth-highest single-game total in school history... Tied her personal high of five shots-on-goal against the Golden Hurricane, the fourth-most recorded in a game by an Owl... Played in 1,352 of the team's 1,763 minutes (76.7 percent)... Averaged 72.7 minutes for 18 starts... Worked a season-best 88 minutes at UCF.
2007: ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI (first team); C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Played in 19 of the team's 21 games... Saw 1,125 minutes of action, including a season-long 90 minutes in a win over Texas State where she scored a goal... Scored a pair of goals against Lamar... Tallied five assists on the season... Became only the third player in school history to notch assists in three-straight games (Mississippi, Mississippi State and Houston Baptist)... Had both assists in the 2-0 win over Houston Baptist... Assisted on Korey Taylor's game-winning goal against Colorado College... Maintained a .512 shots-on-goal percentage, the sixth-highest single-season mark in school history.
2006: Central Region All-Freshman Team (SoccerBuzz.com); C-USA All-Freshman; C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; Named the Owls' most valuable player on offense and rookie of the year... Earned the team's leading scorer award (19 points)... Established the Rice record for shots (71) and shots-on-goal (33) in a single season... One of only three Owl freshmen to play in every game... Finished fourth on the team with 1,369 minutes played... Worked her way into 17 starts, including each of the last 15 in a row... Came off the bench to score the game-winning goal against Army, the first goal of her collegiate career... Scored the lone, game-winning goal in wins over C-USA foes Tulsa and Houston (in the 90th minute)... Scored two goals against Texas Southern... Tallied goals against nationally-ranked SMU, Memphis and Houston Baptist... Assisted on two of the four goals against Houston Baptist and had one assist at UAB... Played a career-long 94 minutes on the road at Memphis... Took a career-high 10 shots twice, the second-highest single-game total in school history... Maintained a solid .465 shots-on-goal percentage (33-of-71).
Advanced to league, state and regionals on the way to a national championship appearance with Sting 88 and Texans 88 Red... Also played for Sting 88, serving as team captain... Veteran club player who participated in the Surf Cup, Texas Cup, Spring Classic, Alamo Cup, Plano Labor Day, Disney Showcase championships... Coached by Keri Stark (Dallas Texans Red 88) and Shea Wilder (Sting 88).
High School --
2006 graduate of Ursuline Academy in Dallas... Helped lead Ursuline to its 16th consecutive TAPPS 5A State Championship... Member of the National Honor Society... Four-time selection to the academic honor roll.
Full Name: Erin Elizabeth Scott. Born: Nov. 11, 1987, in Dallas. Parents: Mark and Mary Scott of Richardson (two brothers). Major: Pre-med/psychology. College: Wiess
Year GP/GS Shots Goals Asst. Points GWG
2006 18/17 71 8 3 19 3
2007 19/9 43 3 5 11 0
2008 19/18 51 7 6 20 3
Totals 56/44 165 18 14 50 6