18 Ashley Pafko  
Ashley Pafko

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Blaine, Minn.

High School:
Blaine HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defender


11/06/2014

Border Rivals to Meet in Semifinals

Minnesota will play No. 11 Wisconsin in the semifinals

11/05/2014

B1G Quarterfinals: Minnesota vs. Michigan

The Gophers will meet Michigan in the quarterfinals of the B1G Tournament

10/30/2014

Gophers to Close Regular Season

Minnesota travels to Northwestern to conclude the 2014 regular season

10/26/2014

Minnesota Upsets No. 16 Rutgers

Josee Stiever scores two goals to lift the Gophers over Rutgers

10/23/2014

Gophers Gear Up for Final Homestand

Minnesota to host Big Ten newcomers Maryland and No. 16 Rutgers

09/08/2013

Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action

2014 SEASON: 21gp, 2g, 4a, 8pts, 12sh, 6sog
CAREER:
41gp, 3g, 6a, 12pts, 26sh, 15sog

2014 SOPHOMORE YEAR:
Started all twenty-one of the Gophers' games this season as a defender • Scored lone goal in the Gophers 4-1 loss to Florida State (8/24) • Twelve shots on the season, six on target • Assist to Josee Stiever in the overtime victory against Michigan State (9/14) • Scored equilizer, her second of the season in comeback victory over Indiana (9/28) • Named Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Week (9/29) • Credited with both assists to Josee Stiever's goals in the shutout victory over Rutgers (10/26).

2013 • FRESHMAN YEAR:
1 goal • 2 assists • 4 points • 14 shots with 9 shots on goal • Scored game winner against LSU on September 6, 2013 • Played in all 20 games during the 2013 season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Part of a team that claimed section championships in 2011 and 2012 • Took fourth place at the 2012 state tournament • All-Conference and All-State in 2012 • Most Valuable Defender • Most Valuable Player • All-Region • All-Tournament Team • All-American nominee • Four-time letterwinner in soccer • Also a four-time letterwinner in track and field • Honor roll student.

CLUB/ODP
Played for Minnesota Thunder Academy • Helped team take second place in the B Flight at the 2012 National Tournament • Member of the state championship team in 2010 • Participated in the Minnesota Olympic Development Program in 2009 as part of the regional and state teams.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Debora and Jay Pafko • Has four siblings: Andrew, Jessica, Alexandra, and Jason • Born March 16, 1995