Tinaya

Alexander

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Forward
Height: 5'3"
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Reading, Berkshire, England
High School: Faringdon Catholic School
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

2017 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
U-17 England Women's National Team
U-16 England Women's National Team
2-time TheFA Women's Super League Development League Winner
2-time FA Youth Cup Winner

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
One of the most exciting freshmen to join the NCAA Division I ranks during the 2017 season ... Ended her rookie season as LSU's second-leading scorer with three goals and a team-leading seven assists for 13 points in 18 starts ... Tied for second on the team with two match-winning goals on the season ... Scored the winner just 17 minutes into her collegiate debut in LSU's 5-0 win over Mississippi Valley State on Aug. 18 ... Added her second goal in the 43rd minute while also assisting the team's second goal to finish with five points on her debut ... Netted the game-winning goal in the sixth minute of LSU's 2-0 away win at George Washington on Aug. 31 ... Assisted Zoe Higgins' second goal of the match for three points against George Washington ... Tied an LSU program record for consecutive matches with an assist as she assisted goals in each of the first seven games of the season to lead the Tigers to a school-record tying 7-0 start to a season ... Matched the program record with an assist in seven-straight games previously set by All-SEC midfielder Natalie Martineau in 2010 ... Assisted four match-winning goals in the non-conference season against Colgate on Aug. 20, Lamar on Aug. 25, Liberty on Sept. 10 and No. 19-ranked Cincinnati on Sept. 14 ... Ended the season with 34 totoal shots and 17 shots on goal for a .500 SOG percentage ... Honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association following the season as an honorable mention selection to the LSWA All-Louisiana soccer team ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
A dynamic attacking prospect in the Arsenal Ladies youth system ... Has played across the front line as a right and left winger and center forward during her youth career ... Played for Arsenal Ladies at youth level for five years from 2013-17 ... Recorded two assists in Arsenal's 5-1 win over Manchester United in the 2016 FA Youth Cup Final held April 16, 2016, at St. George's Park ... Helped lead Arsenal's Under-17 squad to a successful defense of its FA Youth Cup won in 2015 ... Awarded two winners' medals as part of Arsenal's U-17 squad that won back-to-back championships in TheFA Women's Super League Southern Development League Winner in 2015 and 2016 ... A standout at international level as a member of England's U-16 and U-17 Women's National Teams ... Debuted for England's U-17s in the qualifying matches at the 2015 UEFA European Women's U-17 Championship ... Assisted twice while starting England's 13-0 win over Croatia in the first round of qualiyfing on Oct. 1, 2015 ... Followed by scoring her first goal for England's U-17s off the bench in another 13-0 win over Estonia on Oct. 3, 2015 ... Closed out England's qualifying campaign for the 2015 UEFA European Women's U-17 Championships by appearing in a 2-2 draw with Poland on Oct. 6 that season ... Named to the England U-17 team for the 2016 U-17 Women's NTC Invitational held in California ... Appeared in matches against South Korea as a starter and Japan as a substitute during the tournament ... Also represented her country at the U-16 Team UEFA Elite competition during her youth career ... Also played development soccer with Chelsea Football Club from 2011-13 and Reading Football Club of 2007-11 ... Coached at youth level by the likes of Kelly Smith, Chris Phillips, John Bayer and Angela Cuerden.

PERSONAL
Full name is Tinaya Chantae Evelyn Alexander ... Born on April 15, 1999 ... Mother is Chantelle Alexander ... Has one younger sister, Toniquea ... Plans to major in sport administration at LSU.

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