Position
Defender
Height
5'1
Class
Senior
Hometown
Clinton, Miss.
High School
Clinton HS

2009 TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week (Aug. 31)
2009 SEC All-Tournament Team
2008 SEC All-Tournament Team

CAREER
One of the top defenders to ever wear the purple and gold … A member of the most successful senior class in the history of the LSU soccer program … Helped guide the Tigers to three SEC Western Division championships and three NCAA Tournament appearances in 2007, 2008 and 2009 … Member of a senior class that recorded a class record of 50 wins during its tenure from 2006-09 … Made 88 career appearances with 81 career starts at right back for the Tigers … Finished her LSU career ranked in a tie for the No. 2 spot in team history with 88 career appearances … Her 81 career starts also ranked No. 4 in program history at the time of her departure after the 2009 season … Wrapped up her collegiate career with four assists and four points … Was a four-time letterwinner for the Tigers.

SENIOR SEASON (2009)
A member of one of the top defensive units in the SEC in 2009 … Earned a start in all 24 matches for the Tigers on the campaign … Helped anchor a back line that limited opponents to just 18 goals scored and a 0.71 goals against average …  The Tigers ranked No. 3 in GAA and No. 4 in goals allowed in the SEC in 2009 … LSU’s 0.71 goals against average is also a team record for a single season … Recorded a pair of assists in LSU’s 3-0 win over Southern Miss on Aug. 28, including an assist on Melissa Clarke’s game-winning goal in the 40th minute of play … Was named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week for her performance against the Golden Eagles … Finished the season with two assists and two points … Was named to the SEC All-Tournament Team for the second-straight season after helping lead the Tigers into the SEC Tournament final for the first time in program history … Her performance helped the Tigers capture their third-straight SEC Western Division crown and third-straight at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament … Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
Started all 20 games at right back for the Tigers during the 2008 season … One of seven players to start every match in 2008 … A member of the SEC’s top defensive unit as the Tigers posted a league-best 0.82 goals against average … Also limited opponents to a league-low 0.85 goals per game … A key contributor in the Tigers run to its second-straight SEC Western Division championship and second-straight at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament … Credited with an assist on LSU’s first goal of the match in a 2-1 win over Ole Miss in the first round of the SEC Tournament … Was named to the SEC All-Tournament Team after helping LSU advance to the semifinals for the second year in a row … Attempted two shots on the season … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
One of the Tigers’ top performers along a young defensive back line … Saw action as an outside right back in all 24 matches during the 2007 season … Cracked the starting lineup in 17 matches, including 13 straight matches to end the season … Helped lead the Tigers’ defensive effort that finished the season with the second-lowest goals against average in program history at 1.04 … Played an important role in LSU winning its first ever SEC Western Division title and advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Displayed her potential as she helped lead a young LSU back line while starting all 20 games at right back during her freshman campaign … Was one of just five Tigers to crack the starting lineup in all 20 matches during the 2006 season … Helped lead the Tigers to their first conference win of the season against Kentucky on Sept. 24 as she recorded an assist on a goal by Rachel Yepez in the 56th minute … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Competed internationally as a member of the U-17 U.S. adidas ODP All-Star Team in 2005 … Named a Soccer Buzz Top 100 Recruit for 2006 … Widely considered one of the top prospects in the South … Member of the Region III Olympic Development Program Team during the last four years of her prep career … Two-time member of the ODP National Pool … Played for head coach Thomas Bobo at Clinton High School … Received the honor of being team captain her junior and senior seasons … Named first-team Class 5A all-state the last two years … Voted MVP of her high school team in 2003 and 2005 … Named the best offensive player of her high school team three times … Played club soccer for Mississippi United and head coach David Johnson … Led club team to the Mississippi Club State Championship four times … Club team was a Southern Regional Finalist in 2005 … Voted homecoming queen for Clinton High School in 2005.

PERSONAL
Full name is Chandra Nicole Bush … Born on April 10, 1988 … Daughter of Carol and Patrick Swygert … Has three younger siblings named Stephanie, Patrice and Latisha … Was voted homecoming queen and prom princess as a senior at Clinton High School … Majoring in physical therapy.

 

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