2016 C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist
2016 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2015 (FRESHMAN): Leader for the defense who played with a maturity beyond her years ... started all 20 matches of the campaign, becoming the first field player at the school to play every minute (1867) of action since at least 2002 (prior records incomplete) ... didn't merely pile up the minutes but was instrumental to aiding fellow classmate and GK Alyssa Palacios make a smooth transition to the collegiate level ... helped the Miners hold foes to 1.25 goals/game, which was aided by recording six shutouts ... true stay-at-home defender whose tremendous positioning helped her make critical plays often ... strong, physical player but was never issued a yellow card during the campaign.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Played for Sherwood Park FC since its inception in 2009 ... served as a team captain for the club that claimed all three provincial championships and took home the title at the 2013 Las Vegas Invitational and the 2014 Cupertino Classic ... most recently was a member of the Regional Performance Centre and FC Edmonton Academy, who she's been with since its creation in 2013 ... represented Alberta on the provincial team in 2012 and 2013...currently plays for Northwest United Women's team in the Major League as an underage player... won two provincial championships ... chose soccer as her focus in the 11th grade after also previously participating in competitive levels of track, volleyball, basketball and cross country running.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Darren and Robin Ross ... has two siblings.


Payton Ross

Payton  Ross


Sherwood Park, Alberta

High School:
Bev Facey HS




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