UNC Women's Soccer Bio
88 Alexa Newfield
Newfield Newfield 1437037

General

Transfer from the University of Georgia • arrives at Carolina with two years of eligibility remaining.

Junior Season (2012)

Played in three games before a nagging knee injury caused her to miss the remainder of the season • scored game-winner versus UNC Greensboro via a penalty kick • named to SEC Preseason Watch List • College Sports Madness Preseason All-SEC Team • named No. 38 upperclassman in the nation by Top Drawer Soccer at outset of season • Hermann Trophy Watch List.

Sophomore Season (2011)

Continued where she left off after her outstanding rookie year to write her name into the record books in an array of categories • started all 22 games • logged 1,807 minutes • had a team-best 18 goals, eight assists and 40 points • team best seven game-winners • five-for-five on penalty kicks • named SEC Offensive Player of the Week twice • scored four goals and had two assists on Mercer-Georgia State weekend for 10 points while being involved in all six of the team's goals on the weekend • scored both goals in overtime win versus South Carolina • added two goals an had two assists in sweep of Mississippi State and Ole Miss • scored versus Vanderbilt and added another on that road trip versus Kentucky, coming with just 2:30 left to lead Georgia to the win in front of ESPNU national audience • had fifth multi-goal game of season and sixth of her career versus Alabama • had double digit shots twice in a game, including a school record 17 versus MSU • that mark was second in SEC history for a game • scored versus Kansas in NCAA first round • broke own record for shots in a season, finishing with 102 • previous record was 87 from 2010 • also broke school record for points in a season with 40 • entered junior season fourth all-time in career points (60), fifth all-time in career goals (24) and second in shots (189) in UGA history • led SEC in all major offensive stat categories • finished her season ranked eighth in the nation in game-winning goals and in the Top 20 in five other categories in NCAA Division I including 14th in goals scored • named to SEC Preseason Watch List • first-team All-SEC in back-to-back years, just the fifth player to earn the honor in multiple seasons and the third to do so in first two years • SoccerSavings.com/Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week on September 12 • named second-team CoSIDA Academic All-District • first-team All-South Region • Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Freshman Season (2010)

Burst on to the scene with a standout freshman season • played in all 21 games, starting 20 • tied for the team lead with eight goals • chipped in four helpers for team-best 20 points • broke the school record for shots in a single season, finishing with 87 on the year • 44 went on frame for a .506 shot on goal percentage • team-best three game-winners, all coming in SEC games (Miss. State, #14 South Carolina, Alabama) • one-for-one on PKs, scoring that way versus Alabama as she finished with a multiple goal day • finished the season ranked second in the SEC in shots, tied for sixth in points and tied for fourth in goals • named the SEC Freshman of the Week during the season's opening week • first-team All-SEC and All-Freshman • second-team All-South Region • Soccer America All-Freshman second team.

Prep

Attended St. Pius X Catholic High School in Atlanta, Ga. • led team to 2008 Georgia 4A state runner-up status • 2008 and 2009 Atlanta Journal Constitution All-City Team honoree • named to 2008 ESPN Rise Top 50 Players to Watch List • member of 2009 Georgia AAA state championship team and NSCAA high school national champions • 2009 ESPN Rise Fab 50 • named outstanding offensive player at St. Pius in 2009 • school record holder for most goals in a career and most goals in a season • member of National Honor Society • St. Pius X student ambassador • member of dean's list or honor roll every semester at St. Pius • 2010 class president.

Personal

Full name is Alexa Kennedy Newfield • stands 5-3 tall • daughter of Deidre and Peter Newfield • was born December 3, 1991 in Atlanta, Ga.

Position: Forward
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Decatur, Ga.
High School: St. Pius X Catholic
Major: Communications
Experience: 1 Letter
UNC North Carolina Women's Soccer


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