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#4 Allysha Chapman
Position: Defender
Height: 5'3"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: Transfer
City/State: Courtice, Ontario, Canada
High School: Courtice Secondary School
Other College: UAB
Major: Biological Sciences
Born: 01/25/1989
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Allysha Chapman Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 03/13/2012

2011 SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year
2011 First-Team All-SEC
2011 NSCAA Third-Team All-South Region
2011 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2011 CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week (Oct. 4)
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 First-Team All-SEC
2010 NSCAA Third-Team All-South Region
2010 LSWA Louisiana Player of the Year
2010 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2010 CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week (Sept. 14)
2010 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 13)
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009 Second-Team All-SEC
2009 NSCAA Third-Team All-South Region
2009 LSWA Louisiana Newcomer of the Year
2009 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2008 U-20 Canadian Women's National Team
2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Participant
2008 Canadian Women's U-20 Player of the Year Runner-Up
2007 Conference USA All-Freshman Team

CAREER CAPSULE
The most decorated defensive standout in the history of the LSU Soccer program ... Earned All-SEC honors in each of her three seasons with the Tigers from 2009-11 ... Earned back-to-back First-Team All-SEC selections in 2010 and 2011 after claiming Second-Team All-SEC honors in her first season with the team as a sophomore in 2009 ... Became the first Tiger to be named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year with her performance as a senior in 2011 ... Left the program as one of only five Tigers to earn three All-SEC honors in a career, joining the likes of Melissa Clarke, Ashley Mitnick, Chelsea Potts and Malorie Rutledge ... Joined Rutledge as the only LSU Soccer players to earn at least two First-Team All-SEC honors in a career ... Was also a three-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-South Region performer, earning third-team honors in 2009 and 2010 and first-team accolades in 2011 ... Started 66 of 67 career games in her three seasons with the Tigers ... Helped guide the team to SEC West championships and NCAA Tournament appearances in 2009 and 2011 ... Also helped lead the Tigers to a pair of runner-up finishes in the SEC season standings in those two years ... Finished her career with one goal and seven assists for nine points on the offensive end of the field ... An outstanding student who was a three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Graduated from LSU in December 2011 with a degree in biology.

SENIOR SEASON (2011)
Was recognized once again as one of the top defensive talents in all of college soccer with her effort as a senior in 2011 ... Selected as the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year and a First-Team All-SEC performer as the leading defensive standout in the Southeastern Conference for 2011 ... Earned First-Team All-South Region honors for the first time in her career from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America ... Helped the Tigers claim their fourth SEC Western Division championship and at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament in five seasons ... Also led the Tigers to a runner-up finish in the final SEC standings for the third time in four seasons with a 13-8-1 overall record and 8-3 mark for 24 points in league play ...Started all 22 matches for the Tigers while playing as a wing midfielder, defensive midfielder and left back ... Provided the foundation of a defensive unit that finished the season with a 1.24 goals against average while allowing 28 goals to opponents in 2011 ... Also helped the Tigers pitch eight shutouts on the season ... Scored the first goal of her LSU career in a 3-2 SEC victory over Ole Miss on Sept. 25 as she gave the Tigers a 2-1 lead in the 54th minute of the second half ... Assisted on Taryne Boudreau's first goal of the match in a 2-1 road win at Houston on Sept. 6 ... Also credited with an assist on Natalie Martineau's second goal of the match in a 2-0 road shutout at Kentucky on Oct. 9 ... Picked as a CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week after leading the Tigers to a weekend sweep with a 2-0 shutout of 10th-ranked Tennessee on Sept. 30 and a 2-1 win over Georgia on Oct. 2 ... Attempted 24 total shots with eight shots on goal on the year ... Honored for her performance in the classroom with her third-straight selection to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll ... Earned her third varsity letter with the Tigers.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010)
One of the most dominant left backs in college soccer with her performance in 2010 ... Started 20 of 21 games for the Tigers on the season ... Honored with her second career All-SEC selection as she was voted a first-team performer by the league's 12 head coaches following the season ... Also picked up her second career all-region honor with a selection to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru Third-Team All-South Region Team ... Voted the Louisiana Player of the Year and a First-Team All-Louisiana selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... A leader of LSU's defensive unit that finished the season with a 0.72 goals against average while tying the school's single-season record by allowing just 16 goals in 21 matches ... LSU finished the 2010 season ranked No. 1 in goals allowed and No. 3 in goals against average in the SEC ... Named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week and a CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week for the week of Sept. 13 following her performance in a pair of shutouts against 10th-ranked BYU (0-0) on the road and Louisiana-Lafayette (1-0) at home ... Also provided LSU with an offensive spark at times during the 2010 season while playing on the left wing ... Established a new career high with three assists on the season ... Assisted on Natalie Martineau's game-winning goal in an 8-0 shutout against South Alabama in the season opener on Aug. 22 ... Also assisted Martineau on the game-tying goal in a 1-1 road draw against Tennessee on Sept. 26 ... Added an assist in a 2-0 shutout of McNeese State on Sept. 19 ... Recorded 18 shots with eight shots on goal for the season ... Earned her second varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009)
One of the Tigers' top newcomers in 2009 ... A defensive midfielder who started all 24 matches on the season ... Also played along LSU's defensive back line at times as a starting left back ... Arguably the top defensive midfielder in the Southeastern Conference ... Earned a second-team All-SEC selection as voted by the league's 12 head coaches ... Was also a third-team selection to the All-South Region Team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America ... Also honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as the Louisiana Newcomer of the Year and an honorable mention All-Louisiana performer ... A leader of one of the top defensive units in the SEC ... Helped anchor a defense that limited opponents to just 18 goals scored and a 0.71 goals against average ... The Tigers ranked No. 3 in GAA and No. 4 in goals allowed in the SEC in 2009 ... LSU's 0.71 goals against average is also a team record for a single season ... Credited with two assists and two points on the year ... Recorded an assist in a 6-0 win over No. 8-ranked Georgia on Sept. 25 and a 4-0 win over Mississippi State on Oct. 18 ... Attempted 15 total shots with six shots on goal on the season ... Posted a season high four shots against Kentucky ... Honored for her performance in the classroom with her first career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
A Canadian international who represented her country in the 2008 FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup in Chile ... Cracked Canada's starting lineup on the back line in all three group play matches ... Made a total of 15 international appearances as a member of the U-20 Canadian National Team during her career ... Was honored by a panel of Canadian media and coaches following her performance at the World Cup by being named one of six finalists for the Canadian Women's U-20 Player of the Year award ... Finished runner-up in the voting for the award ... Won a gold medal as a member of the Canadian U-20 National Team at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championships in Puebla, Mexico, with a 1-0 win over the United States in the tournament final ... The win secured Canada's spot in the U-20 Women's World Cup ... Has earned extensive international experience while also competing with the U-15, U-16, U-17 and U-18 Canadian National Teams ... Has played with the W-League's Toronto Lynx since the summer of 2006 ... Also played on her U-14, U-15 and U-16 provincial teams, while helping her U-16 team win a national championship ... Played club soccer for Ajax United Eclipse, which was runner-up at the Ontario Summer Games in 2004 before advancing to the quarterfinals of the Ontario Cup in 2005 and 2006 ... Spent her freshman season at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, where she was a unanimous selection to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Made 13 starts in 18 appearances for the Blazers as a true freshman in 2007.

PERSONAL
Full name is Allysha Lyn Chapman ... Born on Jan. 25, 1989 ... Daughter of Brian and Karen Chapman ... Has two sisters, Natasha and Jenna, and one brother, Brett ... Majoring in biology.

 

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