Josee Stiever scores two goals to lift the Gophers over Rutgers
Taylor Wodnick scores the Gophers lone goal in 4-1 loss to Wisconsin
Senior Taylor Wodnick scored the golden goal to lift the Gophers over Illinois
One-year veterans and fresh faces steal the Minnesota soccer spotlight
An own goal decides the game for the Gophers who fall to No. 7 Penn State
Made four appearances during the season.
2015 | JUNIOR YEAR
Earned a goal unassisted in Minnesota’s win vs. Omaha • assisted Burnett's game-winning goal against Stephen F. Austin • played in the W-League with the Dayton Dutch Lions.
2014 | SOPHOMORE YEAR
Started all twenty-one of the Gophers' games this season as a defender • credited with both assists to Josee Stiever's goals in the shutout victory over Rutgers • named Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Week • scored equilizer, her second of the season in comeback victory over Indiana • aided in assist to Josee Stiever in the overtime victory against Michigan State • scored lone goal in the Gophers 4-1 loss to Florida State.
2013 • FRESHMAN YEAR
Scored game-winner against LSU • played in all 20 games during the 2013 season.
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 • 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.
Born March 16, 1995 • daughter of Debora and Jay Pafko • Has four siblings (Andrew, Jessica, Alexandra, Jason) • Majoring in Communications.
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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.