As a junior (’02): Vocal leader who brings her “A” game against top opponents…played in 18 matches, starting 16…finished the season with four goals, tied for third on the team; five assists, fourth on the team; and 13 points, fourth on the team…recorded first multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist in 4-2 win over Texas Tech (9/22) at the Texas A&M/Fazoli’s Classic Tournament…scored first goal of the season in the program’s first-ever win over FIU, 4-0 (9/11)…set a career-high for consecutive games with a point when she recorded a point in four straight games, one goal and four assists (from 10/4-10/13)…recorded her third goal of the season in 10-0 win over Belmont (10/4)…assisted on two goals for second multi-point game of season against Troy State (10/11)…assisted on Julie Ferguson’s record-setting fourth goal in 7-0 win over Mercer (10/13)…attempted a season-high four shots in 1-0 win over Western Carolina (9/1)…tied her season-high four shots in 3-0 win over Stetson (10/16)…moved from sixth to fifth on the all-time points list with 41, while moving to sixth place on the all-time goals list with 16.
As a sophomore (’01): Started 13 games, played in 18...had five goals and one assist for 11 points on the season...tallied two game winners...scored the first goal in a 4-0 win over Wofford (9/9)...scored the only goal against Campbell (11/9) in a 1-0 win to move the Lady Owls into the championship game of the Atlantic Sun Tournament.
As a freshman (’00): Was an impact player coming off the bench...started five matches, played in 15, but had 17 total points on the season...scored seven times and assisted on three goals...started her collegiate career with a goal in the first two games...scored the only goal in the conference victory over Stetson (10/12/00).
High School: Played for Rebecca Utter as a senior at Western High School...as a junior at Western, played under John Bua...scored 29 goals and added 21 assists and was named to the All-Broward County, Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel First-Teams...as a sophomore, scored 23 goals and 18 assists...earned second team All-Broward County, Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel... attended Cooper City High School her freshman year and played for Bob Fletcher...scored 17 goals and 13 assists and was named Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel Honorable Mention.
Club Experience: Played for Steve Clair and the West Broward under-19 team, Roberto Illanes under-18 team, and the Cooper City Optimist under 17-team.
Personal: Criminal Justice major...born February 19, 1981 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL…daughter of Moe and Nory Lucena.
Lucena's Career Stats