#5 Myra Konte

Defender

Class Senior
Hometown Woodbridge, Va.
High School Osbourn Park

Student-Athlete Features
VUCommodores.com — Konte Note Finished Yet
VUCommodores.com — Counting on Konte
VUCommodores.com — NWSL Draftee

HONORS 
2020 SEC Tournament MVP
2020 SEC All-Tournament Team
2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 SEC All-Freshman Team
2017 SEC All-Tournament Team

As a Senior (2020): 

  • Started 10 of Vanderbilt’s 12 games during the fall 2020 season
  • Closed the season with two goals and an assist for five points
  • Scored the game-winning goal in double overtime on the road against Florida (10/18/20)
  • Added her second goal of the year in the regular-season finale against Ole Miss (11/7/20)
  • Had an assist in the SEC Quarterfinals against No. 13 Tennessee (11/17/20)
  • A stalwart on the back line, was named MVP of the 2020 SEC Tournament
  • Became Vanderbilt’s first NWSL draftee in program history, selected in the third round of the 2021 NWSL Draft by the North Carolina Courage

As a Junior (2019): 

  • Started the first eight games of the 2019 season
  • Recorded her only assist of the season against Evansville (8/25/19)
  • Injured herself for the season against Louisville (9/15/19)

As a Sophomore (2018):

  • Konte was one of the backbones of the Commodores’ staunch defense this season
  • She played in 19 games this season and started 14 of them as a defender
  • She managed one goal on the season, tying up the game against Miami in the final minutes before the Dores went on the win the game, 2-1.

As a Freshman (2017): 

  • Played in all 22 games as a freshman defender, making 21 starts for the Commodores
  • Started the final 21 games of the season after coming off the bench in her collegiate debut
  • Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team and the SEC All-Tournament Team
  • Played 1,754 minutes for the Commodores, including 13 games with 90 or more minutes… Registered five shots and two shots on goal on the season
  • Voted as Vanderbilt’s Female Newcomer of the Year at the 2018 Golden Dores Awards by her fellow student-athletes.

Personal:

  • Major is Medicine, Health and Society
  • Began playing soccer at the age of six
  • played club for Jim Abt at Braddock Road Youth Club
  • U18 National Team pool
  • Describes style of play as passionately, driven and hard-working.