Kyla was limited to just six matches as a freshman after a concussion suffered during the Jays’ preseason practice ... Booker’s intercollegiate debut came on Sept. 9 at Cal State Fullerton, playing 22 minutes against the Titans ... Kyla’s largest impact for the Jays came down the stretch of the season as she played 37 minutes, converting a post-match penalty kick in Creighton’s 1-1 tie at Drake on Oct. 28 ... The next contest saw Booker post a career-best 39 minutes in the Jays’ 2-1 loss to Illinois State on Nov. 2.
Booker graduated from Vintage HS in 2012 ... A three-year letterwinner, Kyla led the Crushers to a combined 49-10-9 record in three seasons ... The team MVP and captain as a senior, Booker was an all-conference selection in 2012.
Kyla played club soccer for the San Juan Spirits, where she was a teammate of current Jays Kelsey O’Donnell and Alyssa Jara ... Booker has also been a member of WPLS North Bay Waves and the Santa Clara Sporting U18.
The daughter of Deon and Lisa Booker, Kyla was born on April 9, 1994, in Riverside, Calif. ... She has one sibling, Devin (15) ... Kyla has yet to declare a major, but plans to pursue a career in child psychology.