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Annie Wayland
Annie Wayland

St. Peter's, Mo.

High School:


A four-time Missouri Valley Conference First-Team honoree and the 2001 Valley Offensive Player of the Year ... only player in ISU history to be named first-team All-Valley over four years ... will also become the first Redbird soccer player to enter the hall of fame ... owns the school and conference record for career goals (59) and career points (126) ... as a junior, tied the Valley mark and set the Illinois State record with 20 goals in a season ... scored 16 goals and 34 points as a senior, while kicking in 14 goals and adding 31 points during her sophomore season ... tabbed as the 1999 MVC Freshman of the Year ... received second-team all-region honors in 2001 by both Soccer Buzz and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) ... owns the top-three single-season goal and point totals in Illinois State history ... named to the MVC All-Centennial Team ... carried the Olympic torch in 2002 leading up to the Salt Lake City Games.