13 Steph Brandt  
Steph Brandt

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Century HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Forward

Experience:
High School


12/07/2012

Women's Soccer Places 12 on Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota fall sports total 70 recipients

12/06/2012

Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11

09/13/2012

Gophers Unveil New 2012 Soccer Kits

Minnesota will wear the maroon jersey with gold hoops in their Big Ten opener against Ohio State.

08/24/2012

Gophers Surrender Two-Goal Lead and Suffer OT Loss

Taylor Uhl notched a goal within the first 10 minutes of play for the third-straight match.

08/08/2012

Gophers Shutout South Dakota State in Exhibition

Minnesota tallied four goals and shutout the Jackrabbits in their first match under Stefanie Golan.

Photo Gallery

2013 •SENIOR SEASON:
2 goals • 2 assists • 6 points • 20 shots with 6 shots on goal

Played in all 20 games during the 2013 season• Recieved the Gopher's Sportmanship Award•

2012 •JUNIOR SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten • Collected three points before ending her season early due to injury • Tallied one goal and one assist in 212 minutes played • Scored unassisted and served one assist in the 2-3 loss to San Diego (Aug. 24).

2011 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Started in 15 of her 16 appearances while missing the final five matches in 2011, due to a leg injury • had one assist on the year • named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District, second team • recorded her lone point of the season with an assist in the 5-0 home opening win over South Dakota State (8/21).

2010 • FRESMAN SEASON:
Appeared in 23 matches with17 starts as a redshirt freshman for the Gophers in 2010 • earned Minnesota's Newcomer of the Year Award • finished fourth on the team with 16 points • tied for the team lead with seven goals (tied for 10th in the Big Ten) • paced Minnesota with four game-winning goals in 2010 -- finished one off a three-way tie for most in the conference • added two assists over the 2010 campaign • recorded 37 shots on the season, landing17 of themon goal •made first career start against No. 4Notre Dame (8/20)• scored first career goal in Minnesota's 2-0 win over UCSB (9/3), netting the eventual game winner as Minnesota opened the Minnesota Gold Classic with a win in route to the eventual tournament title • earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 20 • named to the Academic All-Big Ten team • earned first letter.

2009 •REDSHIRT SEASON:
Redshirted, did not appear in a match.

HIGH SCHOOL:
2009 graduate of Rochester Century High School • played for coach Karen Ladue • 2008 NSCAA/adidas All-American • Ms. Minnesota Soccer 2008 • 2007 and 2008 all-state • 2005-2008 all-conference • 2008 team captain • 2006 and 2008 Big 9 Conference champions • 2005 HS Section Champions • 2006-2008 Section runners-up • member of Woodbury Eclipse club team • 2007 Orange Classic Tournament champions • 2008 Minnesota State semifinalists • 2008 Midwest Regional League 1st Division champions • member of Minnesota 1991 State ODP team from 2004-2008, with fellow Gopher signees Olivia Bagnall and Allie Phillips • 2007 Region II ODP champions • 3rd place at 2008 ODP National Championships • Rochester Century HS National Honor Society (NHS) • Honors Diploma • Big 9 Scholar-Athlete Award • perfect 4.0 grade point average • 2008 MSHSSCA Academic Excellence Award • also lettered in basketball 2006-2009.

PERSONAL:
Born March 19, 1991 • daughter of Dave Brandt and Dr. Kathy Brandt, a University of Minnesota Medical School graduate • has two brothers, Ben (20) and Michael (13) • mother, Kathy, played tennis at Luther College and father, Dave, ran track at Luther College • brother (Ben) currently plays football at Gustavus Adolphus College • majoring in biology.

Getting to know Steph...
Favorite food
: Lasagna.
Favorite professor: Professor Besboer.
Favorite class at Minnesota: Spanish.
Best soccer memory: My entire senior season in high school.
Biggest celebrity from your hometown/highschool: Marcus Sherels (Golden Gopher football player).
Why you chose your number: I wanted to make 13 a lucky number.
Toughest player you've ever faced: Kate the Great.
Any superstitions: Never open an umbrella inside.
Favorite kids joke: Q. What does a pig say on a hot summer day? A. I'm Bacon.
After college I want to...: Go to graduate school.
I cannot live without my: Communication devices.
Favorite thing about Minneapolis-St. Paul: All the things there are to do.
Best birthday present you ever received: Ipod.
Ultimate soccer dream: USA wins the Women's World Cup Again!!

Season GP-GS G A Pts Sh Sh% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2010 23-17 7 2 16 37 .190 17 .460 4 0-0
2011 16-15 0 1 1 14 .000 3 .214 0 0-0
TOTAL 39-32 7 3 17 51 .137 20 .392 4 0-0