Women's Soccer

Laura Boyer
1

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley Northwest

Last College:
Iowa State

Height:
5-7

Position:
GK

Laura Boyer

11/13/2006

Women's Soccer vs. Florida

Marquette Women's Soccer vs. Florida Photos by Maggie Casey

10/29/2006

Women's Soccer vs. Villanova

Marquette Women's Soccer vs. Villanova

10/15/2006

Marquette Women's Soccer vs. Louisville

Photos from MU Women's Soccer vs. Louisville. Photos by Maggie Casey


Career Highlights

• Complied a career record of 41-14-10 over three seasons at Marquette.
• Finished her Marquette career ranking near the top of nearly every goal-keeping statistical category.
• Ranks first in goals against average (0.82), second all-time in save percentage (81.5), career victories (41), career shutouts (23) and 6050:46 career minutes in goal.
• Holds the single season record for saves in a season with 112 in 2005. • 2006 M.A.C. Herman Award candidate.
• Third Team All-America by SoccerBuzz in 2005.
• First Team All-Great Lakes by SoccerBuzz and the NSCAA in 2005.
• Two-time CoSIDA and ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Five selection in 2006 and 2007.
• All-BIG EAST Third Team selection in 2007.
• CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Third Team in 2007.

2007: Boyer compiled a record of 12-4-4 with nine shutouts during the 2007 season. Her nine shutouts rank second on the single-season list. Recorded four shutouts in as many games to start the season, with victories over Washington, Indiana State, La Salle and Michigan. Did not allow a goal until sixth game of the season against Loyola College (Md.). Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll for shutouts against LaSalle and Michigan (Sept. 10). Tallied four saves in a 0-0 draw against cross-town rival UW-Milwaukee (Sept. 23). Awarded BIG EAST Honor Roll recognition following the performance (Sept. 24). Allowed just one goal in the non-conference season. Started the season 9-0-1 and did not register a loss until game at Connecticut (Sept. 30). Recorded a season-high nine saves in game against West Virginia (Oct. 28). Boyer was honored in the classroom and on the field, earning All-BIG EAST Third Team honors as well as All-CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Third Team. She was also a First Team All-CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine All-District Five honoree.

2006: The 2006 M.A.C. Herman Award caniadate has played in all but one match for the 2006 season ... Starting off the season with back-to-back shut outs against Bowling Green and Sacred Heart, Boyer posted 70 saves on the season, six shutouts and goals against average of 0.814 ranking her sixth in the BIG EAST and fifth on Marquette's single season list ... She was named the BIG EAST's Goalkeeper of the Week on Sept. 25 following consecutive shutouts against then no. 12 Connecticut (1-0) and Providence (2-0) ... Boyer ranks fifth all-time on Marquette's saves list with 182 and tied for third all-time with 14 shutouts ... Boyer was honored for her in the classroom as well earning CoSIDA and ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V First Team honors.

2005: Boyer was well honored following her first season at Marquette. She finished the year as a third-team All-American selection by Soccer Buzz. She was also a first team All-Great Lakes selection by the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz. Boyer played all but 35 minutes in goal in her first season at Marquette, recording eight shutouts. She made 14 saves in the win over no. 5 Notre Dame (Sept. 30) and was named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week as well as Soccer America National Player of the Week. She was also named BIG EAST Honorable Mention after posting a shutout tie to Wis.-Milwaukee (Sept. 7) and a shutout of Miami (Fla.) (Sept. 11). She was also named to the Top Drawer Soccer national team team of the week that date. She made 112 saves as a sophomore, setting the school record in that category. Boyer also set an MU season record in minutes played and she is second on the season shutout list. Boyer was also named honorable mention All-BIG EAST.

At Iowa State (Freshman, 2004): Boyer appeared in six games, logging over 200 minutes in goal in 2004 after redshirting in 2003. She made her debut against Drake, making a save and made four saves in the second half at Pepperdine. She went the distance at Calif.-Santa Barbara, recording a career-high nine saves. She recorded a 1.59 GAA with 17.

At Iowa State (Redshirt, 2003): Boyer redshirted her initial collegiate season. She did see action in spring exhibition play, collecting a pair of shutouts. She was named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters.

Prior to Marquette: Boyer earned four letters in soccer and was team captain the final two. She was named an NSCAA All-American Scholar-Athlete in 2003 and received first-team all-state honors her junior and senior seasons. Tabbed the East Kansas League Defensive Player of the Year in 2002, she earned first-team all-conference honors three times and was named two-time Johnson County Sun Defensive Player-of-the-Year, Boyer was a member of the Kansas City Star all-metro first team in 2002 and 2003 and competed for the KCFC Alliance Revolution club team and the Kansas ODP team. The KCFC Revolution club won the U23 region 2 championship in the summer of 2005

Personal: Born June 3, 1985, Boyer is the daughter of Richard and Eadie Boyer. She is a finance major.

Boyer's Career Stats

Year
GP
GS
Minutes
GA
GAA
Saves
W
L
T
Sho
2004 (at Iowa State)
6
1
225:52
4
1.59
17
0
2

0

0
2005 24 24 2179:56 22 0.91 112 17 3 1 8
2006 22 22 1945:55 16 0.74 70 10 6 5 6
2007 20 20 1924:55 17 0.79 61 12 4 4 9
Totals
72
67
6276:38
59
0.85
260
39
15
10
23
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