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 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.