FRESHMAN SEASON (AT SOUTH DAKOTA):
As a freshman played in 18 games as a defender, starting 13 Played 1,322 minutes, fourth most on the team Recorded her first career assist against North Dakota on Aug. 26 Assisted on a second goal Oct. 5 against Omaha Took six shots, placing three on goal.
Was a three-year letterwinner at Anoka High School, where she was captain her senior season Was all-conference honorable mention during her senior year and named the Most Improved Player during her sophomore year Was a two-time state tournament participant as well Also competed in track and lacrosse.
Played for the Twin Cities Fire Soccer Club.
Daughter of Charlie and Lisa Giddings Kinesiology major Born June 12, 1994.
Beal Named NSCAA All-American
Minnesota's Rashida Beal has been named a Second Team All-American by the NSCAA.
Kolander Named Senior CLASS Award All-American
Senior forward Simone Kolander has been named a First Team Senior CLASS Award All-American
Gophers Trio Named to All-Great Lakes Region Team
Beal, Kolander and Stiever have been named to the All-Great Lakes Region First Team by the NSCAA.