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Alexa Kirton - Women's Soccer - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics
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Alexa Kirton

Height

5-10

Class

RS-Sr.

Hometown

Sammamish, Wash.

Previous School

Skyline HS

SENIOR (2020): Started and played all 13 matches … played 1,045 minutes, one of five players to brea the 1,000-minute mark during the season … scored one goal on the season, netting the opening goal and game-winner in a 2-0 victory over Air Force … named Mountain West All-Academic and Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

JUNIOR (2019): Started all 20 matches for the Lobos as a Junior … posted three points on one goal and one assist … her goal was the game-winner in the Lobos’ 1-0 victory over Colorado College on Oct. 18 … registered her assist on Oct. 6 in UNM’s 3-2 home win over UNLV … most minutes was 110 on Oct. 27 against Fresno State … named to the 2019 Academic All-Mountain West Team … earned 2019-20 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award.

SOPHOMORE (2018): Made an appearance in 18 games and started in 15 … scored her second collegiate goal on October 5 versus then conference-leading Boise State … that goal was the first Lobo goal in the 2-2 tie … had one assist on the season which came on September 7 versus UTEP where the Lobos won 2-1 … started her first collegiate soccer game on August 24 versus Pacific … posted a total of 1,344 minutes on the field.

FRESHMAN (2017): Named to Academic All-Mountain West Team … played in 15 games for the Lobos … earned her first collegiate minutes in the August 18 game against San Francisco … logged 261 minutes on the season … scored one goal and had one assist … goal was in the 2-1 win against conference game against Utah State on October 1.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Kirton led Skyline High School in Sammamish, Washington, to three consecutive 4A KingCo Conference titles and a pair of WIAA state third place finishes while playing for coach Don Braman … as a senior was selected second-team all-conference after scoring seven goals and adding nine assists … as a junior was selected first-team all-conference after racking up five goals and a conference-best 10 assists … as a sophomore had seven assists … has played club for Eastside FC G’98 Red since 2008 and helped the program win a GU14 USYS national championship in 2013 and a third-place finish in the GU15 USYS nationals in 2014 … helped the club team win three state championships (2014-16) as well … played for the Washington State ODP program from 2012-15 and participated at the US Soccer Training Center in Seattle from 2011-13 … also lettered in basketball for two years.