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 Drafted By FC Kansas City
Golden Gopher Rashida Beal was selected by FC Kansas City in the 2017 NWSL Draft.
Four Gophers Entered in NWSL Draft
Minnesota's Rashida Beal, Tarah Hobbs, Simone Kolander and Josee Stiever are eligible for 2017 NWSA Draft.
Four Gophers Listed in Top 100 Rankings
Gophers Simone Kolander, Rashida Beal, Josee Stiever and Nikki Albrecht have been ranked in the 2016 Women's Division I Top 100 by TopDrawerSoccer.com.