Named 2014 Conference USA Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
Named to TopDrawerSoccer.Com Division I Top 100 National Ranking
Named to TopDrawerSoccer.Com Top 20 Player Rankings for Conference USA
Named Conference USA's Offensive Player of the Week on August 25
Scored two game-winning goals in the opening two games
Tallied the first goal in the 3-0 win against Texas Southern
Scored the decisive goal in the 1-0 win against Oregon State
Tied for third on the team with two goals and four points
Holden in the 2013 C-USA and National Rankings NCAA: 59th in total goals (12), 73rd in goals per game (0.57), 93rd in total points (26). C-USA: 3rd in goals, points and goals per game, T5th in shots (56), 4th in points per game and tied for 2nd in game winning goals (4).
2013 NSCAA First-Team All-Region team selection. C-USA Offensive Player of the Year. First-Team All-C-USA. C-USA Freshman of the Year. C-USA All-Freshman First Team. C-USA Academic Medal winner, which is given to student-athletes with a 3.75 GPA or better. Key reason the NT offense ranked 14th in the NCAA with 2.36 goals per game. Scored the game winner against UTEP, which clinched the No. 2 seed for NT. Headed in an Allison Guderian cross in the 3-0 win over Charlotte. Posted her 1st career assist in the 4-2 win over UTSA. Evened the Oklahoma State game with a goal in the 65th minute. Earned 2nd C-USA Player of the Week honor on Sept. 16 Notched her second hat trick in eight career games in the 5-0 win over OU. Scored the game-winning blast in the 2-0 victory over TCU. Notched her 5th career goal in a 3-0 route of Sam Houston St. Named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week (Aug. 26) for her four-goal weekend against Texas Southern and Houston Baptist. Scored the game winner against Houston Baptist for her 4th goal in two collegiate games. Opened her career with a hat trick in 46 minutes at Texas Southern. Became the first NT freshman to open her career with a hat trick since her teammate Kelsey Hodges in 2010, and just the fourth overall. Only NT Athletic Hall of Fame inductee Christy Johnson had more goals in her first two collegiate games (10) than Holden (4).
High School/Club Rated a four-star player and the No. 31 ranked player in the state by Top Drawer Soccer. Played under former Sidekicks star Tatu with Sting 96, finishing second last year in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) title game. Earned U17 ECNL All-Event Team honors last summer. Helped Sting win the 2011 State Cup and US Soccer Regional III titles. Member of the ODP '95 North Texas State team and US Soccer Region III team since 2010. National Society of High School Scholars Born on Dec., 7 1995 to Joseph and Shalundria Holden.
Career Accolades: 2013 NSCAA First-Team All-Region (Central) C-USA Offensive Player of the Year First-Team All-C-USA C-USA Freshman of the Year C-USA All-Freshman First Team C-USA Academic Medal C-USA Offensive Player of the Week (Aug. 26, 2013) C-USA Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 16, 2013)
Career Goals: 8/23/13 at Texas Southern (22') 8/23/13 at Texas Southern (47') 8/23/13 at Texas Southern (57') 8/25/13 vs. Houston Baptist (35') 9/6/13 vs. Sam Houston State (20') 9/8/13 at TCU (18') 9/15/13 at Oklahoma (22') 9/15/13 at Oklahoma (67') 9/15/13 at Oklahoma (72') 9/22/13 vs. Oklahoma State (65') 10/13/13 vs. Charlotte (61') 10/31/13 vs UTEP (57')
8/22/14 vs. Texas Southern (14')
8/24/14 vs. Oregon State (87')