Draper Named Loyola Women's Soccer Assistant Coach

Aug. 16, 2007

BALTIMORE, Md. - Loyola College has named Carly Draper as a women's soccer graduate assistant coach, Head Coach John Byford announced today.

Draper comes to Evergreen after a successful career at St. Lawrence University where she was a four-year starter for the soccer team. She started at goalkeeper for the Saints in all 66 games from 2003-2006, earning All-Liberty League Honorable Mention after her junior and senior years.

Last season, Draper played over 1,600 minutes in goal, posting a 1.24 goals against average and a .800 save percentage. The Saints finished with a 9-7-1 record, closing the year with four-straight victories.

During her career, Draper notched 23 shutouts, six during her senior season. Over her four years at St. Lawrence, the Saints had a 32-29-5 record.

Draper, a native of Gloucester, Ontario, Canada, has also served in several coaching roles. Last spring, Draper was an intern coach for the St. Lawrence women's soccer program, assisting the head coach in practice planning and implementation and strength and conditioning.

She also was the advanced goalkeeping coach at St. Lawrence's Lake Placid Soccer Center during the summer of 2005. Draper served as the assistant coach and goalkeeping coach of F.C. Freeze Youth Soccer in Canton, N.Y., from 2003-2005, and she was an assistant soccer coach for the Nepean City Soccer Club in her native Ontario during the summers of 2003 and 2004.

Draper graduated from St. Lawrence in May 2007 with a bachelor of science in biology with a minor in chemistry and exercise science. White at St. Lawrence, she was a recipient of the Andrew and Rosellen Welti Scholarship and earned the Bradley R. Evers Outstanding First-Year Student Award. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta and the American Chemical Society.