Sophomore striker helps Reggae Girlz advance one step closer to 2015 FIFA World Cup
Sophomores Gladys Loyas and Alexa Allen meet on the field June 22
The NC State women's soccer team hosted Duke on Sept. 25, 2014.
As a sophomore (2014): Appeared in six matches, earning five starts ... Started contests against Western Carolina, at UNC Greensboro, vs. Duke, North Carolina, and Pittsburgh, and at Louisville ... Missed significant time due to illness and injury ... Recorded one shot during the season ... Played a total of 379 minutes throughout the year.
High School, Club and Personal: Started for five seasons at S.S. Seward, scoring 145 goals and 66 assists ... Named all-state four times (first team her final three years) ... Scored 46 goals as a senior in 2012 as a forward ... Tallied 39 goals in 2011 in the midfield ... Won a state title as an eighth grader ... Member of five Section IX championships, and regional title squads in 2008 and 2010 ... Played for World Class FC and New York East ODP ... Was on the ODP Region 1 team that played in Brazil in 2012 ... Super Y National Finalist ... Becomes the first girl soccer player from HS to sign with a Division I school.
June 24, 2014: Gladys Goes International (Times-Herald)