Athletics and academics were celebrated in Gopher Athletics
Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11
The honor is the second for Phillips, first for Thyken
Uhl named to Big Ten First Team and Helverson named to Big Ten All-Freshman Team while Phillips receives Sportsmanship Award
Gophers earn 4-2 win in regular season finale
2012 SENIOR SEASON
Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team Named Capital One/CoSIDA All-District for the second year in a row Academic All-Big Ten Received Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarship Appeared in 20 of 20 games on the year Finished second on the team with eight assists and added four goals for a total of 16 points Tied for sixth in Big Ten in assists and ninth with in assists per game (.40) Marked one goal and one assist in 4-1 win over USC on Aug. 26 Contributed multiple points with recording two assists in 3-0 victory over DePaul (Sept. 9) Scored one unassisted goal in 4-2 win over Nebraska (Oct. 26) Tallied an assist against Illinois on Oct. 31.
2011 JUNIOR SEASON:
Appeared in 20 games with 13 starts in 2011 recorded four points (one goal, two assists) while launching 20 shots named second team CoSIDA Academic All-District scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 road victory over Northwestern (10/16) notched an assist in the 3-1 home win against Indiana (10/21) had an assist in the 6-3 Senior Night triumph over Nebraska (10/28).
2010 SOPHOMORE SEASSON:
Appeared in 18 games with eight starts as a sophomore in 2010 tallied nine points (four goals and one assist) including one game winner tallied 22 shots, landing 15 of them on goal to lead the Gophers with a .682 shots on goal percentage scored her first two goals of the year in Minnesota's 7-0 win over Belmont (8/31) scored the eventual game winner in Minnesota's 2-0 win over UCSB (9/3) to open the Minnesota Gold Classic assisted on Steph Brandt's eventual game winner in Minnesota's 2-0 win over Bowling Green (9/10) added her fourth goal of the season during Minnesota's 3-1 victory over No. 20 South Carolina (9/16) named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team earned second letter.
2009 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Appeared in 12 matches on the season, including first career start in the season opener one of two true freshman in the starting line-up in the opener joined Olivia Bagnall as the first true freshmen to start a season opener since Katie Bethke, Kylie Kallman and Julie Rezac all started the 2007 opener tallied first career points with a goal and an assist against South Dakota on Oct. 4 took shots in back-to-back games on Sept. 18 and Sept. 20 tallied her first career shot against Kennesaw State, finishing with three and also notched two shots on goal.
2009 graduate of Mounds View High School played for coaches Sharon and Jon Swallen 2008 Minneapolis Star Tribune Player of the Year 2008 St. Paul Pioneer Press Player of the Year 2006, 2007 and 2008 all-state selection 2008 All-State Tournament team 2008 MN HS Senior Classic MVP 2005-2008 all-conference 2006 and 2007 Pioneer Press and Star Tribune first team all-metro 2005 and 2006 All-Section Tournament team 2008 team captain 2005-2008 state quarterfinalists 2005-2008 section champions member of MN Thunder 90/91 Blue team (with fellow Golden Gophers Olivia Bagnall and Marissa Price) that was Minnesota state champions in 2006, 2007 & 2008 and Las Vegas Showcase champions in 2006 member of Minnesota 1991 State ODP team from 2004-2008, with fellow Gopher signees Olivia Bagnall and Stephanie Brandt 2007 Region II ODP champions 2006, 2007 and 2008 Region II ODP regional ream participated in 2006 and 2007 Thanksgiving ODP Interregional events 2007 ODP Europe tour 2007 Interregional ODP event in Stockton, Calif. 2006, 2007 and 2008 Academic All-Section team Mounds View HS National Honors Society (NHS) 2007 adidas ESP participant featured in Soccer America magazine.
Born June 2, 1991 daughter of Erin and Don Phillips, who are both University of Minnesota graduates has two brothers Chris (35) and Bobby (21) brother Bobby played soccer at Carleton College majoring in biology.
Getting to know Allie...
Favorite food: Mashed potatoes.
Best soccer memory: Traveling to Las Vegas.
Biggest celebrity from your hometown/highschool: Adam Weber (Golden Gopher football player).
Why you chose your number: I've always liked it.
Toughest player you've ever faced: Kylie Kallman.
Any superstitions: Knock on wood.
Favorite kids joke: Knock, knock...Who's there...Wunt...Wunt who. Very good, now try counting to three.
After college I want to...: Be a vet.
I cannot live without my: Cat.
Favorite thing about Minneapolis-St. Paul: Lots of stuff to do.
Best birthday present you ever received: Carriage ride.
Ultimate soccer dream: Win a National Championship.
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BTN Soccer Schedule Released
Gopher soccer will have three conference games broadcast on the Big Ten Network this season.
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Former Gophers goalkeeper Cat Parkhill has signed a contract with FC Kansas City of the National Women’s Soccer League.