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Eyre, Aly (Wagner)

Aly Eyre (Wagner)
  • Sport: Women’s Soccer
  • Years Attended: 1998-2002
  • Second-Team NSCAA All-American (1998)
  • First-Team All-WCC (1998)
  • WCC Freshman of the Year (1998)
  • NCAA Women’s Soccer National Champion (2001)
  • Hermann Trophy Winner (2002)
  • 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Inducted in 2014

Wagner began playing with the United States Women’s National Team in 1998, while still a freshman at Santa Clara University. She played in 23 games for the Broncos, 21 of which she started. That season she scored 10 goals and made 12 assists. She was named Second-Team NSCAA All-American, First-Team All-WCC and the WCC Freshman of the Year. In 2001, she led Santa Clara to the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship, scoring the only goal in Santa Clara's 1-0 victory over perennial powerhouse North Carolina. Wagner was awarded the 2002 Hermann Trophy as the top collegiate soccer player in the country and the Today’s Top VIII as a member of the Class of 2002. After a career in professional soccer and International Competition, Eyre turned to broadcasting with Fox Sports, and became the first woman to call a televised Men’s FIFA World Cup game.

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