Tech’s Taylor voted CUSA Freshman of the Year

Courtesy of LA Tech Athletic Communications

Louisiana Tech’s Kyra Taylor, Josie Studer, and Lauren Egbuloniu all earned Conference USA postseason awards, the league announced on Tuesday.

Freshman Kyra Taylor earned C-USA Freshman of the Year and was named to the All-Freshman team, after recording nine goals on the season. For the second year in a row, Louisiana Tech had a freshman who earned both of these awards and forward Flavie Dube was the recipient of both awards. The freshman forward would also be named to the All-Conference First Team, as well. Taylor’s nine goals on the season were tied for first place in Conference USA.

Graduate Student Josie Studer earned All-Conference First Team honors. This would be Studer’s fourth time in her collegiate career, in which she has received an All-Conference Honor. The defender earned back-to-back All-Conference Second Team honors in 2022 and 2021. In addition, it would be Studer’s first time being selected to the All-Conference First Team. The Waxhaw native has scored one goal and earned two assists on the year.

Forward Lauren Egbuloniu was named to the All-Conference Third Team. Egbuloniu earned her first All-Conference honor, after scoring a career-high seven goals and earning three assists on the year.