Brightwell named team's Most Valuable Player, captain for 2013 season.
Class includes 16 football student-athletes
Six Sun Devils were honored in the release and Alicia Brightwell earned First-Team accolades.
The Sun Devils came just shy in Friday's 13-12 decision in the opening game of the MPSF Championships.
The Sun Devils will take on #4 Cal in the opening match in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday.
2012: Scored 32 goals on the season and had 25 assists, making her point total 57; fifth-best on the team. Was also credited with 19 steals, which was third-best on the team. 2011: Another of the top returners for the Sun Devils for the 2011 campaign in scoring 29 goals and adding 19 assists as a junior... her 45 points were fifth on the team last season and she will return behind only Mariam Salloum in terms of points returning in 2012... scored a career single game high of four goals against #4 Cal on Feb. 12 and was the only Sun Devil to score multiple goals in that game...Summer 2010: Representing South Africa, started and played the majority of every game at the World League, held in both Greece and France. 2010: Became an offensive force in her second season with the Sun Devils after ending the season with 29 goals, 17 assists, 46 points and 33 steals...played in all 31 matches...her 30 steals tied for best on the team...earned her first career hat trick Feb. 6 against No. 4 Cal at the Stanford Invitational...recorded two goals and two assists at the MPSF Championships April 30-May 2...had a three-goal performance vs. No. 15 Indiana April 18...collected a pair of assists and three steals in the first match of the season Jan. 30 vs. No. 17 CS Bakersfield...grabbed two goals, an assist and a steal at the Stanford Invitational Feb. 7 vs. No. 5 UCLA...swiped a career-high four steals Feb. 28 against No. 5 Michigan...collected a career-hgih four points off one goal and a trio of assists April 3 vs. No 3 California. 2009: Played in nine games and collected two goals, a pair of assists, four points and three steals in her debut season...scored her first career goal January 25 in a victory over Bucknell...recorded a goal and a steal March 29 against Cal Lutheran...dropped an assist March 28 vs. No. 6 San Jose St.
Prior to ASU: A 2008 graduate of Rand Park High School in Johannesburg, South Africa... was a captain of the Gauteng provincial U-15 team in 2005, U-16 team in 2006 and U-19 team in 2008... won the 2006 District Gauteng excellence in sport award... won Water Polo Honours in 2007 and 2008... was named Player of the Tournament at South African Nationals as part of the Gauteng U-16 team in 2006... awarded Best Attacker three times... also participated in swimming and diving, track and field and netball.
Personal:A kinesiology major at ASU... born Sept. 18 in Johannesburg, South Africa... parents are Hugh and Wendie White... has one sister, Amy... grandfather, Bert Slater, and uncle, William White, both played professional soccer... Slater played for English clubs Liverpool and Watford and Scottish club Dundee, while White played for Scotland's Rangers... says she loves Tinkerbell and has played lead roles in two musicals.
|White's Career Statistics|
Single Game Superlatives:
Goals 4 at #4 California (2/12/11)
Assists 3 vs. #3 California (4/3/10)
Points 5 at #4 California (2/12/11)
Steals 4 vs. #5 Michigan (2/28/10)