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Victoria Esson
Victoria Esson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Christchurch, New Zealand

High School:
Burnside

Last College:
Auckland

Height:
5-8

Position:
GK

Experience:
TR


09/23/2014

Watson Repeats as Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

Texas Tech goalkeeper recorded fifth shutout of the season this past Sunday against Memphis

11/22/2013

Red Raiders Fall in Shootout

Texas Tech's NCAA Tournament run ends in shootout with Texas A&M

11/21/2013

Red Raiders, Aggies Meet in NCAA Second Round Match

Texas Tech to meet former Big 12 rival in NCAA Second Round battle

11/15/2013

Tech Blanks Minnesota 3-0 in NCAA Opener

Sophomore Janine Beckie scores twice in NCAA First Round

11/14/2013

Red Raiders Host Minnesota in NCAA First Round

Texas Tech hosts NCAA First Round match Friday

11/16/2013

SOC: Tech Beats Minnesota 3-0 in NCAA First Round

SOC: Tech Beats Minnesota 3-0 in NCAA First Round

11/07/2013

Big 12 Championship Quarterfinals: Tech-TCU

Red Raiders down TCU 1-0 in Big 12 Championship Quarterfinals

11/01/2013

Soccer Tops Texas, 1-0

Red Raiders finish unbeaten Big 12 regular season

08/25/2013

Texas Tech Soccer Defeats Colorado State in Home Opener

Texas Tech Soccer defeated Colorado State 6-0 in the home opener at John Walker Soccer Complex.

08/07/2013

Tech Soccer Opens Practice

10/06/2013

Texas Tech Soccer vs. Arkansas Pine Bluf

Texas Tech vs. Arkansas Pine Bluff

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2012 - JUNIOR SEASON
Made 22 starts in front of the net for the Red Raiders...tied school record with seven shutouts...made 88 saves to rank sixth in school history...totaled a school record 1942:44 minutes in front of the net...earned her school-record 14th career shutout against North Texas (11/10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...twice tied a career-high with seven saves in back-to-back games against Iowa State (9/30) and Baylor (10/5)...twice recorded back-to-back shutouts - against New Mexico (8/19) and Stephen F. Austin (8/24) and against Oklahoma State (10/26) and Kansas (10/31)...ended the season ranked fifth in school history in career saves with 150.

2011 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
Played in and started 17 matches...burst onto the scene as one of the top goalies in the nation...first player in Big 12 History to win defensive player of the week four times in a single season...second in school history in single season shutouts with seven...second in school history with three consecutive shutouts (9/16 Arizona State, 9/18 Arizona & 9/23 Missouri)...jumped to No. 5 in career shutouts (7) after just one season...recorded 57 saves on the season...third in the Big 12 with three shutouts during conference play...fourth in the Big 12 in Goals Against Avg. (1.10)...registered six saves against Texas in the first round of the Big 12 Championships marking the most by a goalie in a single game at the 2011 tournament.

NATIONAL TEAM
Played on the New Zealand U17 National Team and the U20 National Team ... played in the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand in 2008 and on the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup in Chile in 2008 ... in 2010 played in goal for the Junior Football Ferns during the OFC U20 Women's Championship as New Zealand qualified for Germany ... was part of final squad for the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup in Germany.

AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY
Attended Auckland University before transferring to Texas Tech ... received the Blue Sports Award for representing New Zealand while attending Auckland.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Burnside High School in Christchurch, New Zealand ... received the New Zealand Representative Honor Roll.

PERSONAL
Born March 6, 1991, to parents Ian and Anne Esson ... father graduated from Otago University and graduated from Christchurch Hospital ... has an older brother, William, and an older sister, Elizabeth ... hobbies include wakeboarding ... majoring in general studies with a concentration in geography, environmental science and psychology.

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