Relentless defender who is extremely effective in one-on-one matchups ... Mainstay in the Middle Tennessee defensive backfield who is durable and accountable as evidenced by earning starts in all 59 games played as a Blue Raider ... One of three players on the Middle Tennessee roster who has a chance to become part of first class in program history to register four consecutive winning seasons.
Second-Team All-Sun Belt, Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll
Seven total points were the most scored by a Middle Tennessee defender in previous five seasons ... Earned starts in all 20 matches ... Scored first of two goals for the season in a 2-1 road win at Evansville ... Scored second goal of season in a 5-1 win at Arkansas-Little Rock ... Integral part of defense that allowed just 23 goals in 20 matches ... Helped lead a Blue Raider defense that posted seven shutouts, which is second on the all-time list for least goals allowed ... Played key role on defense that surrendered one goal or less in eight of final nine matches-all against Sun Belt competition
Staunch defender helped solidify strong defense for Middle Tennessee ... Key contributor for a defense that allowed just 22 goals and had a 1.11 goals-against-average ... Started in 18 games and was key in Middle Tennessee securing five shutouts and one goal or less in 13 games ... Scored three goals and totaled six points ... Scored second career goal and first of season in win against Alabama A&M ... Also scored against Arkansas-Little Rock and scored the only goal of regulation against Western Kentucky in a game the Blue Raiders went on to win 2-1 in overtime.
Defender who solidified defense for Blue Raiders along with Sara Wohlhueter ... Collected pair of assists and scored one goal for four points in starting every match ... Started and took one shot in season-opener versus Belmont ... Scored first collegiate goal at Tulane, redirecting a corner kick from Rachel Holmes for Middle Tennessee's only goal ... Took one shot at Austin Peay and at Arkansas-Little Rock ... Assisted on Rebecca Rodriguez tying goal at Western Kentucky ... Played all 110 minutes in 1-1 tie at South Alabama ... Part of Blue Raider defense that allowed just 28 goals in 21 matches in 2003, setting school records for goals against as well as shutouts with nine ... Named to Commissioner's List.
Four-year letterwinner for coach Jimmy Burchett at Franklin HS ... Four-time All-District, All-Midstate and All-State selection ... Also voted All-District Tournament four straight years ... Voted Tennessee Player of the Year and All-American as senior ... FHS won state championships her sophomore and senior seasons and finished runner-up as freshman and junior ... Member of Habitat for Humanity, Honor Roll and National Honor Society ... Also lettered one year in track and tennis ... Club team, Tennessee Futbol Club '85, won a state title in 2002 and finished runner-up from 1999-01.
Kay Marie Rayburn ... Daughter of Michael and Susan Rayburn ... Born August 23, 1985 ... Majoring in Business Administration.