Minnesota falls to Northwestern in double overtime to conclude regular season
Senior Katie Thyken scores her first goal of the season to lift Gophers over Terps
Taylor Wodnick scores the Gophers lone goal in 4-1 loss to Wisconsin
Minnesota ends match in a 1-1 draw with Buckeyes
The Gophers sweep the weekend with wins over Purdue and Indiana
Women's Soccer Action
2014 SEASON: 21gp, 4g, 1a, 9pts, 14sh, 10sog
CAREER: 42gp, 6g, 1a, 13pts, 30sh, 17sog
2014 JUNIOR SEASON:
One of four captains for the Gophers this season Appeared in all twenty-one of the games this season for the Maroon and Gold One of three Gophers to score two goals in Minnesota's 10-0 vicotry over Stetson Fourteen shots on the season, ten on target Two game-winning goals: first goal of the Stetson match & OSU match Recorded first assist of the season to Katie Thyken's game-winning goal against Maryland (10/24).
2013 SOPHOMORE YEAR:
2 goals 4 points 16 shots with 7 shots on goal Played in all 20 games during the 2013 season Scored first career goal as a Golden Gopher against ISU on September 1, 2013.
2011 FRESHMAN (AT UC SAN DIEGO):
Played in nine matches as a midfielder Helped lead the team to the program's first WCC championship, and into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament Took two shots, one of them on goal Took shots against Cal State Fullerton (9/22/11) and San Francisco (9/9/11).
Earned four letters in soccer while playing soccer at the Academy of Holy Angels Took home two All-Missota Conference honors as a freshman and sophomore Helped her team in the league championship as a sophomore, while scoring 12 goals and adding in eight assists As a freshman, she scored 14 goals and added in six assists She served as an assistant coach in both her junior and senior season, while also being team captain Also lettered in track and field and was an All-Conference selection 100m hurdles and was an All-Conference honorable mention in the 300m hurdles.
Played club soccer for the Eden Prairie United U18 She helped her team post a 9-0-4 record and win the Midwest Regional League & State Cup in 2011 Helped her team win the 2010 state cup Minnesota ODP State Team from 2007-2010 - won ODP Regionals in 2008 Member of the ODP Region II Team from 2007-2010 Member of the US Youth National Team camps from ages U14-U17 NSCAA All-American Team - 2008 and 2009.
Born on May 17, 1993 in Seattle, Washington Daughter of Rose Ann Riesgo and Tom Schultz Has a younger sister, Vivien.
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.