Elise  Aylward
2  Elise Aylward

Renton, WA

High School:






WWU earns No.1 seed, hosts first two rounds of NCAA II West Regional

Vikings play Cal State Stanislaus/Seattle Pacific winner on Saturday


Vikings fall to SPU in GNAC tourney title game decided by penalty kicks

WWU awaits NCAA II post-season berth


Aylward scores game-winner in 78th minute as WWU wins 2-1 over CWU

Vikings to face Seattle Pacific in championship game Saturday


WWU places five among GNAC Academic All-Stars

Kim Cooper, Catherine Miles and Delanee Nilles are repeaters


WWU No.1 seed at GNAC Tournament this week

Two wins would give Vikings automatic berth in NCAA tournament

COLLEGE: Enters season with career totals of seven goals and 11 assists for 25 points … Second-team Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star and GNAC Academic all-star as sophomore in 2014 … Competed in all 21 games, making 20 starts … Had five goals, one a game winner in 2-1 win over Central Washington on 11/6/14, and four assists for 14 points … Played in all 23 games, making 20 starts, as freshman in 2013 … Had two goals, one a game winner, and seven assists for 11 points … Scored game-winning goal in 2-1 victory vs. Seattle Pacific on 10/3/13 … Two letters.

HIGH SCHOOL: Second-team Class 2A all-State, first-team Seattle Times Star Times All-Area and Seamount League Player of the Year as senior at Lindbergh High School … Had 32 goals, 13 assists and 77 points for Eagles, helping them to first round of state playoffs for first time since 2010 and tie for league title … Scored career-high six goals versus Renton and four against Hazen … Team captain and team MVP … Missed junior season with hamstring and quad injuries … Helped teams to state playoff appearances as freshman and sophomore … First-team all-league as freshman and team captain as sophomore … Three-year letter winner … Also earned one letter in track, qualifying for state meet in 400 and 4x100 relay … Also has competed on Elite Club National League Crossfire team since 2008 … Played on squads that won U.S. club regional and national championships in 2009 and state cup in 2011.

PERSONAL: Major is biology … Four-time academic all-league honoree as prep.