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Ashley Pafko
Ashley  Pafko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Blaine, Minn.

High School:
Blaine HS

Position:
Defender


10/26/2014

Minnesota Upsets No. 16 Rutgers

Josee Stiever scores two goals to lift the Gophers over Rutgers

10/19/2014

Minnesota Drops to Wisconsin, 4-1

Taylor Wodnick scores the Gophers lone goal in 4-1 loss to Wisconsin

10/12/2014

Wodnick Scores Golden Goal in 2OT

Senior Taylor Wodnick scored the golden goal to lift the Gophers over Illinois

10/08/2014

The Underclassmen Takeover

One-year veterans and fresh faces steal the Minnesota soccer spotlight

10/03/2014

Minnesota Falls to No. 7 Penn State

An own goal decides the game for the Gophers who fall to No. 7 Penn State

09/08/2013

Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action

02/06/2013

Ashley Pafko

Ashley Pafko

2016 | SENIOR SEASON 
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.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
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.

PERSONAL
Born March 16, 1995 • daughter of Debora and Jay Pafko • Has four siblings (Andrew, Jessica, Alexandra, Jason) • Majoring in Communications.

Ashley Pafko's Career Statistics
Season GP G A PTS SH SOG
2016 4 0 0 0 0 0
2015 7 1 1 3 3 1
2014 20 2 4 8 12 6
2013 20 1 2 4 14 9
Career Totals 51 4 7 15 29 16

MORE HEADLINES

Beal Named NSCAA All-American

12/2/2016

Minnesota's Rashida Beal has been named a Second Team All-American by the NSCAA.

Kolander Named Senior CLASS Award All-American

12/2/2016

Senior forward Simone Kolander has been named a First Team Senior CLASS Award All-American

Gophers Trio Named to All-Great Lakes Region Team

11/30/2016

Beal, Kolander and Stiever have been named to the All-Great Lakes Region First Team by the NSCAA.

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