Haley Helverson and Simone Kolander have been chosen to lead the Gophers in 2015.
Minnesota falls to border rival Wisconsin, 1-0
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Women's Soccer Action
2015 SEASON: 22gp, 1g, 4a, 6pts, 14sh, 5sog
CAREER: 80gp, 7g, 11a, 23pts, 94sh, 37sog
2015 • SENIOR SEASON
Started in every game during her senior season for the Gophers • Earned an assist during the game at Penn State (09/20/2015) • Assisted Squires in her goal against Ohio State (09/17/2015) • Recorded an assist during Kolander’s goal vs. Omaha (09/13/2015) • Named B1G Defensive Player of the Week (09/08/2015) • Scored game-winning goal during OT against Marquette (09/04/2015) • Notched an assist in the game against NDSU (08/21/2015).
2014 • JUNIOR SEASON
One of the four captains this season • Started all twenty-one of the Gopher games within the season • Tallied first assist of the season in the Gophers 2-0 victory over South Dakota State University • Contributed two shots, both on goal in the match against Iowa (9/20) • Held the No.7 nationally-ranked team, Penn State to just one goal (10/3).
2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
Helverson appeared in 20 games during her second season with the Golden Gophers • Missed the season opener against Toledo but played in every other game during the Gophers successful season • Led the Gophers with 34 shots with 15 shots on target • Had the second most points on the season for the 2013 campagin with four goals and two assists tallying 10 points • Assisted Ashley Pafko in her first career Gopher goal • Co-assisted senior Steph Brandt with one of the three goals against Jacksonville State University (9/15) with Simone Kolander • Scored the gamewinner against No. 7 Penn State in the 16th minute (assisted by Steph Brandt) • Recorded second game winner of the season with a goal in the 108th minute against Wisconsin to seal the Gophers NCAA fate • Finished the regular season with the Gophers lone goal against Illinois (10/31) • Career-high match shots with four during the Gophers win over Ole Miss and loss to Michigan State.
2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON
Freshman All-Big Ten • Key member of the defensive unit that tallied seven shutouts on the season • Started in 19 of 20 appearances on the season • Finished the year with two goals and two assists for six points • Scored one game-winning goal • Had a .385 shot on goal percentage, with 10 out of 26 shots being on target • Marked her first collegiate goal, the game-winner, in overtime against No. 24 South Carolina on Aug. 19 • Recorded her second goal against Bowling Green (8/30) • Served an assist to teammate Katie Thyken for the game-winning goal against Western Kentucky (9/3).
2012 graduate from WDM Valley High School • Two-time all-state honoree (2010 & 2012) • 2010 All-Tournament team • Two-time first team, all-conference selection (2010 & 2012) • Two-time qualifier for the Iowa Girls Soccer State Tournament • 2010 Class 3A State Champion • Led the Tigers in scoring in 2009, 2010 and 2012 • Played club soccer with JUSC/WDMSC Force • Member of the Iowa Olympic Development Program Team.
Majoring in Youth Studies.
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