#5 Myra Konte

Defender

Class Junior
Position Defender
Hometown Woodbridge, Va.
High School Osbourn Park

HONORS 
2017 SEC All-Freshman Team
2017 SEC All-Tournament Team

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.

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:

  • 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.