Roberts, McCloskey and Larrick earn conference awards
Senior Katie Thyken scores her first goal of the season to lift Gophers over Terps
Senior Taylor Wodnick scored the golden goal to lift the Gophers over Illinois
An own goal decides the game for the Gophers who fall to No. 7 Penn State
The Gophers sweep the weekend with wins over Purdue and Indiana
2014 SEASON: 21gp, 0g, 2a, 2pts, 5sh, 1sog
CAREER: 71gp, 2g, 3a, 7pts, 25sh, 7sog
2014 SENIOR SEASON:
One of four captains for the Gophers this season Started all twenty-one of the Gophers' games Tallied first assist of the season in the Gophers 3-1 loss to Auburn (9/7) Second assist of the season to Olivia Schultz in the 2-1 victory over Indiana (9/28) Named to the 2014 Big Ten Women's Soccer All-Tournament team.
2013 JUNIOR SEASON:
2 shots on goal Played in all 20 games during the 2013 season.
2012 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Made appearances in 13 games of 20 on the year Played for 326 minutes and marked two shots on goal.
2011 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Appeared in 16 games with five starts in 2011 Scored five points (two goals, one assist) while having on game-winning goal Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors once (Oct. 10) Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team Had her first career appearance and shot in the 1-0 season opener loss at Maryland (8/19) Notched first career point with an assist in the 5-0 home opener win over South Dakota State (8/21) Recorded first career goal in a 2-1 loss at San Diego State (8/26) Made first career start at UC Santa Barbara (8/28) Tallied the game-winning goal in a 2-1 road victory over Iowa (10/8).
A two-time all-state honoree (2009-10) Served as a two-year captain for Centennial, leading the team to three conference titles (2007, 2009-10) and a state tournament appearance in 2009 Honored as the 2010 Pioneer Press Female Player of the Year the 2010 Northwest Suburban Conference Player of the Year Named to the all-tournament team in 2009 A three-time all-conference award winner (2008-10) Named to the all-metro team (2009-10) Selected as team most valuable player in 2009 and 2010 Four-year letter winner Also lettered as a freshman in hockey, earning Rookie of the Year honors and helping Centennial to a state tournament appearance Graduated with a 3.8 grade point average with honors and AP classes Also played for the Minnesota Thunder Academy Four-time Minnesota State Cup Champions in (2007-10) 2007 Region II Champions Competed with the team at USYSA Nationals in 2010 2010 Region II finalist 2010 ECNL All-Event Team 2010 MRL Premier finalist 2009 Disney Cup Champs 2008 Region II semi-finalist A member of Minnesota ODP teams from 2007 through 2009 including the Regional pool in 2008-09 2008 Region II Champs.
Daughter of Brad and Liz Roberts Has one brother, Andrew Born Aug. 4, 1993 Chose Minnesota over Kansas, Creighton and Florida.
Border Battle Set for Saturday
The Gophers host Wisconsin this Saturday in the annual Border Battle. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
Hobbs Named B1G Defensive Player of the Week
Goalkeeper Tarah Hobbs has been named the B1G Defensive Player of the Week after recording another two shutouts.
Gophers Shut Out Purdue, Sweep Weekend
Gophers record 2-0 win at Purdue on Sunday afternoon to sweep the weekend. Minnesota is now 9-2-1 on the season.