|27 Lexi Herring|
Senior Midfielder Studied Abroad in Guatemala Last Summer
Senior Lexi Herring Scored 69 Minutes Into The Match To Lift East Carolina
The Pirates scored five second-half goals in their largest single-game scoring output since 2005.
Pirates And Golden Hurricane Played To A Scoreless Tie In Regular Season
Nine Seniors Will Play Their Final Match At The ECU Soccer Stadium
2014: Played in all 21 matches and made seven starts during her final campaign…Compiled 13 shots, two goals and one assist and logged 732 minutes of field time on the year…Scored her first goal of the season and second of her career in the win at Francis Marion (9/1)…Scored her second goal of the season and first-career game-winner in 35 minutes of playing time to down UNC Greensboro (9/12)…Took two shots in a season-high 67 minutes played in the scoreless draw at UNC Wilmington (9/19)…Made her first start of the season and recorded one shot in the win over Campbell (9/21)…Fired a career-high five shots, two of which were on-goal, and recorded her first-career assist in 53 minutes against UConn (9/25).
2013: Appeared in 17 games and made seven starts while logging 703 minutes as a redshirt sophomore midfielder ... Began the season as a reserve before becoming a key component of the starting lineup for the final seven matches ... Totaled 14 shots and scored one goal on the season ... Registered two shots in 12 minutes of action against UNC Greensboro (8/30) ... Took a season-best three shots and scored her first-career goal in her first start of the season in a 2-1 overtime win at FIU (10/18) ... Matched her season high in shots taken with three at Rice (10/27) ... Played a season-high 65 minutes in the 2-1 win over Middle Tennessee (10/31) in the regular-season finale.
2012: Appeared in eight games in a reserve role ... Logged 120 minutes on the pitch with a season-high 26 at No. 21 UCF (10/19) ... Made collegiate debut against Davidson (8/31) logging 11 minutes ... Recorded first career shot (on goal) at Rice (10/7) ... Six of eight appearances were against Conference USA teams ... Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll both semesters.
2011: Did not play during initial season with the program ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll in Spring 2012.
New Hanover High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Al Pastore at New Hanover ... Two-time team captain (junior and senior) ... First-team all-region as a junior and senior (2009-10) ... Two-time team Most Valuable Offensive Player (2009-10) ... During rookie season earned Most Valuable Freshman, all-conference and second-team all-region honors (2008) ... As an all-conference selection in 2009 helped New Hanover to the state semifinals ... Also earned letters in volleyball (3) and swimming (1) ... Member of the National Honor Society and Lyceum Academy.
Club Experience: Played for 91 & 92 Cape Fear Wave under the direction of Peter Broadley and Dino Ankrah ... Adidas ESP participant (2009) ... Participated at the Disney Showcase in 2010 ... Tampa Sun Bowl Finalist - Super Y.
ODP Experience: Member of the 1993 NCYSA State Team (2005-07) ... Helped squad to the South Atlantic Region Championship in 2006 and 2007 ... Qualified for the ODP state pool in 2009.
Personal: Intended academic major is nursing ... Daughter of Russell and Betsy Herring; her father played basketball at Louisburg College ... Has two younger sisters (Katie and Caroline).