Tigers Move On to Semifinals on Friday
2009: Played in six matches ... Played a season-high 19 minutes in the 3-0 win over South Alabama ... Auburn Top Tiger ... SEC Honor Roll ... Appeared in a NBC Special "Storm Stories" which recapped a tornado that hit Enterprise High School.
2008: Namd the team's Most Improved Player award winner after the spring ... Played in 12 games off the bench ... Finished the year with a goal and an assist, taking eight shots ... Scored on the first touch of her collegiate career ... Goal came in the 32nd minute of the win over Grambling after entering the match 21 seconds before scoring ... Added an assist in the same match, getting the first assist on Ashley Marks' goal in the 80th minute ... Played a total of 143 minutes ... SEC Freshman Honor Roll.
High School: Graduated from Enterprise High School ... Two-sport athlete at Enterprise ... Named to the 2007 AHSAA North/South All-Star Team ... MVP of the 2007 North/South All-Star Game ... Named Super 12 and Player of the Year by the Dothan Eagle ... High school valedictorian ... Also played basketball and was named the EHS MVP as both a junior and senior ... Listed in Who's Who Among American Students ... Earned varsity letters in soccer for three years and basketball for four ... Also listed in Who's Who Among America's Athlete ... 2008 Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year.
Personal: Lydia Rochelle Townsend ... Daughter of Alfred and Irma Townsend ... Has a brother, Ty, who also attends Auburn.