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Soraya Toppin-Herbert
Soraya Toppin-Herbert

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. James, Barbados

High School:
Phil-Mont Christian Academy (Pa.)

Height:
5-3

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
01/07/1994



07/23/2014

Checking In With The Interns

Senior midfielder Soraya Toppin-Herbert talks about her work with the John Wooden Leadership Institute.

12/11/2013

64 Purdue Student-Athletes Named Fall Academic All-Big Ten

Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.

11/21/2013

Purdue Garners NSCAA Academic Award for 5th Straight Year

Boilers recognized for 3.20 team GPA to make the list for eighth time since 2007.

11/08/2013

Season Recap: Boilers Score Consistently Throughout 2013

Williams & Stuart reach double-figure benchmarks for goals & assists, respectively.

08/23/2013

Boilermakers Score Early & Often in Season-Opening Win

Williams becomes first Boiler to post multi-goal game in season opener since 2009.

11/11/2013

Purdue Soccer, 2013 Season in Photos

A season-long photo gallery from Purdue Soccer's 2013 campaign.

11/11/2013

Soraya Toppin-Herbert 2013 Photo Gallery

Soraya Toppin-Herbert 2013 Photo Gallery

09/09/2013

Purdue vs. Dartmouth

Purdue vs. Dartmouth

09/09/2013

Purdue vs. Northern Illinois

Purdue vs. Northern Illinois

09/09/2013

Purdue vs. Seattle

Purdue vs. Seattle

2013 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Obadele Thompson
In Her MP3 Player: Jah Cure
Favorite Author: Karen Kingsbury
Favorite Month: January
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Playing Soccer
Favorite Cuisine: Cou Cou & Flying Fish
Favorite Big City: Philadelphia
Unique Travel Locale: Barbados
Country She'd Like to Visit: Brazil
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Howard Zelaznik, Health & Kinesiology

JUNIOR / 2013
Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Toppin-Herbert played in 12 games, including five Big Ten contests... logged double-figure minutes in 10 of the 12 games in which she played... recorded a shot on goal with four of her five shot attempts for the season... saw action in Big Ten road games against Penn State, Ohio State, Michigan State, Michigan and Iowa... logged a season-high 45 minutes in the season-opening win against Akron... averaged 20.2 minutes per game.

SOPHOMORE / 2012
Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Toppin-Herbert played in eight games and made her first college start in the loss at Iowa... logged a season-high 64 minutes to help lead Purdue to an overtime win at Nebraska... also saw action in Big Ten games against Michigan State, Ohio State, Michigan, Wisconsin and Penn State... logged 33 minutes against Central Michigan in her season debut after missing the first seven games due in part to injury... logged double figure minutes in all but one game in which she played.

FRESHMAN / 2011
Toppin-Herbert played in nine games, including four Big Ten games... credited with a shot in games against Missouri and Indiana State... logged a season-high 34 minutes at Missouri

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Recorded seven CAPs and one goal for the Barbados U20 National Team... attended high school at Philadelphia-Montgomery Academy in suburban Philadelphia where she was a four-year letter-winner in soccer and track and field, playing soccer for coach David Askey... 2010 Bicentennial Athletic League Player of the Year and team MVP... helped lead her FC Delco club team to the 2009 U17 club national championship and was also part of championship teams in Barbados... two-time high honor roll student as an upperclassman... mathematics award recipient... attended Queen's College in Barbados before moving to the USA

Biographical Information

Major: Movement and Sports Science

Father: Michael Herbert

Mother: Fay A.O. Toppin

Brothers: Arrio M.A. Toppin-Carrington & Omar Herbert

Sister: Shakola Herbert

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