Junior (2003): Versatile player who brings stability on the field...one of only five players to start every game...set career highs in games played (21), games started (21), shots (34) and game-winning goals (2) while tying her career high for goals (5), assists (5) and points (15)...tied for the team lead in assists while finishing tied for third in points and fourth in goals...tied for seventh in the Atlantic Sun Conference in assists and tied for 10th in assists per game (0.24)...her first goal of the season ended up being the game-winner in a 1-0 win over no. 25 Indiana (8/31)...recorded her first assist in 5-0 win over Charleston Southern (9/12)...assisted on the game-winning goal in 2-1 win over defending conference champions UCF (9/19)...scored opening goal and assisted on another in 3-1 win over Gardner-Webb (9/25)...assisted on freshman Karyna Espinoza's first career goal in 3-1 over GWU...recorded two assists, the first being the game-winner, in 3-0 win over Lipscomb (10/3) while also attempting a season-high five shots...set a career high by scoring her second game-winning goal in 3-0 win over Georgia State (10/12)...scored her fourth goal of the season in 4-0 win over Jacksonville (10/19)...scored her fifth goal of the year against Georgia State in semifinals of the A-Sun championships (11/7)...scored two goals in two games against the Lady Panthers...moved from 12th to eighth on the all-time points list with 39...moved to ninth on the all-time goals list with 14...tied for seventh on the all-time assists list with 11...10th on the all-time games played list (59) and fifth for all-time games started (57)...tied for sixth in game-winning goals (4) and tied for seventh in all-time shots (81)...one of four Lady Owls to be named to the A-Sun All-Tournament Team
Sophomore (2002): Aggressive all-around midfielder with a knack for being in the right spot...played in 18 games, starting 16 contests...finished the season with four goals and one assist for nine points...fifth on the team in points and tied for third in goals scored...her four goals were one shy of tying her career record for goals in a season...scored the second game-winning goal of her career in the program's first win over Miami (10/28), while assisting on the first goal for her only multi-point game of the season...recorded her first goal of the season in 10-0 win over Belmont (10/4)...scored her third goal of the season in 3-0 win over Jacksonville State (10/21)...scored goal versus Jacksonville (11/8) in the A-Sun semifinals...came on strong at the end of the season by recording seven points in final five games...attempted a season-high five shots in 1-0 win over Campbell (9/26)...seventh on the team in shots with 16...moved from 19th to 12th place on the all-time points list with 24.
Freshman (2001): Very solid first-year campaign...played and started all 20 games...was fourth on the team in scoring, with five goals and five assists for 15 points...recorded her first collegiate goal, the game-winner, and an assist against conference rival Central Florida (9/17) in a 3-2 win...had the game-tying goal against Georgia State...scored the game-winning goal against Mercer (10/18)...was named to the A-Sun All-Conference Second Team...also named to the A-Sun All-Freshman Team.
High School: Played for Marty Hearny at Kellenberg Memorial High School...was named to the Long Island Soccer Team in 2000 and 2001...soccer MVP in 2000...also named to the softball Long Island Team in 2001...two-sport athlete (soccer and softball).
Club Experience: Played for the Oceanside Express for six years.
Personal: Exceptional Education major...born May 24, 1983 in Long Island, NY...daughter of Lia and Dennis Aylward
Aylward's Career Stats
Five Owls Garner All-Conference USA Honors
Baker Named Conference USA Co-Coach of the Year
Owls Earn No. 3 Seed in C-USA Tournament
Owls Named TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week
Drinkwater Ties Record as Owls Draw at WKU
Claire Emslie Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
Women's Soccer Wraps Up Regular Season at WKU