Kayla Eason - Soccer - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#16 Kayla Eason


Class Senior
Hometown Henderson, Nev.
High School Coronado

2020 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

As a Senior (2020): 

  • Appeared in four games throughout the campaign
  • Made her first start since her freshman season against No. 17 Memphis (3/28/21) and played the full 96 minutes at central defense

As a Junior (2019): 

  • Played in four games for the Commodores off the bench
  • Strong defender for Vanderbilt
  • Averaged about 21 minutes per game

As a Sophomore (2018):

  • Eason made four appearances this season coming off the bench for the Commodores
  • She played 12 minutes in the 2-1 victory over Ohio, 10 minutes in the 4-0 victory over North Alabama, 12 minutes in the 3-0 win over Georgia State and 10 minutes in the 3-0 win over Jacksonville.

As a Freshman (2017): 

  • Made four appearances and one start as a freshman for the Commodores
  • Played a season-high 70 minutes off the bench in Vanderbilt’s 3-1 win at UMass on August 27
  • Made her first collegiate start at Saint Louis on August 20


  • Major is Medicine, Health and Society
  • Began playing soccer at the age of five
  • played for Key Reid at Heat FC
  • describes style of play as technical, smart and athletic