Defensive Midfield Coordinator
Layne, a native of Alexandria, VA graduated from St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School in 2013 where she played lacrosse, tennis and basketball. As a midfielder, she earned all-state honors her senior season. She then went on to play four years at the University of Denver graduating in June of 2017.
Transitioning from midfield to defense, Layne was a four year starter for Denver and started all 85 games. She was a Second Team All-MPSF selection as a freshman and was a two-time First Team All-MPSF member as a sophomore and junior prior to Denver’s transition to the BIG EAST for 2017 where she was a unanimous All-BIG EAST first-team selection. Layne was awarded team MVP after her junior and senior seasons. Her senior season, she was voted a captain, led the conference in caused turnovers (39), caused turnovers per game (2.44), and was fourth in ground balls per game (2.50). She was a selection for the IWLCA First Team All-West/Midwest Region. She also became the fourth pioneer in school history to record 100 caused turnovers over the course of her career.
Layne now works in Commercial Real Estate as an analyst for CBRE. Layne enjoys spending time with her fiance, James, skiing, hiking, playing pickle ball, tennis, and golf.