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Monica Afanador
Monica Afanador

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roswell, Ga.

High School:
Pope

Height:
5-7

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
12/17/1987

Club:
Tophat 06 Gold

2010: Played in 17 matches, starting 10 ... Finished with a goal on 13 shots ... Scored in the 66th minute in the 4-0 win over Tennessee Tech, heading in a Katy Frierson cross ... Injured her leg in the match against USC and missed four matches before returning at Arkansas, playing 30 minutes ... Hosted of the `MONImentury' on AuburnTigers.com ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Played in 21 matches in the midfield ... Made starts against South Alabama and at Florida ... Collected an assist in the win over South Alabama on Katy Frierson's game-winner in the 28th minute ... Played a season-high 67 minutes against South Alabama ... Played at least 20 minutes in 16 contests ... Played 43 minutes in the NCAA Tournament match against California ... Took just eight shots on the year ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Auburn Top Tiger.

2008: Appeared in 22 games, starting four ... All four starts came in the preconference schedule ... Finished the year with two goals and one assist, taking 12 shots ... Scored first goal of the season in the 74th minute of the season-opening win over Grambling ... Also connected for a goal in the 84th minute against Samford ... Had the second assist on Kara Kasten's goal in the 39th minute in the SEC West Championship-clinching win over Alabama ... Played a season-high 67 minutes against Missouri ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2007: Earned first career start at Florida State (Sept. 15) ... Scored first career goal in 84th minute of 3-0 win over Pittsburgh on a penalty kick ... Took PK after Kara Kasten was dragged down by a Pitt defender ... Had a pair of assists in 4-1 win over Kentucky ... Injured in Ole Miss match and missed the LSU-Arkansas weekend ... Returned against South Carolina after missing three matches.

SUMMER 2007: Played for Tophat 06 Gold at Regionals.

2006: Redshirted ... Auburn Top Tiger.

High School: Graduated from Pope High School where she was teammates with former Auburn star Ronda Brooks ... Listed on the Greater Atlanta's Top Soccer Players Best List in 2006 ... Two-time Pope HS MVP (`05, `06) ... Played on four ODP '87 Georgia State Teams and the 2003 Super-Y South Atlantic ODP Regional Team ... All-Area selection by the Atlanta Journal Constitution in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... Marietta Daily Journal All-County First Team (`05, `06) ... Team captain for Todd Shulenberger's Tophat '06 Gold two-time State Cup Finalist Team for four seasons ... Team captain at Pope in 2006 .... Carried a 4.03 GPA and was a Who's Who Recipient in 2006.

Personal: Monica Annette Afanador ... Daughter of Sharon and Bruce Salter & Brian Afanador ... Has a sister, Katie (24).

OFFENSEGPGSGAPtsShotsShot%SOGSOG%GWPK-Att
2007 15 7 1 2 4 11 .091 4 .364 0 1-1
2008 22 4 2 1 5 12 .167 5 .417 0 0-0
2009 21 2 0 1 1 8 .000 2 .250 0 0-0
TOTAL 58 13 3 4 10 31 .097 11 .355 0 1-1
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