Uhl, Price earn MVP honors for second year in a row
Minnesota fall sports total 70 recipients
Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11
Minnesota finishes the 2012 season with an overall record of 11-7-2
Women's soccer visits charter school to promote education and healthy lifestyles
2012 SENIOR SEASON
Academic All-Big Ten Started in all 20 games on the season as a member of the Gopher defense Played every minute of every game in 2012 season (1,872 minutes) Tied for fifth on team with three assists Tallied two assists against Bowling Green on Aug. 30 Led the team with a .667 shot on goal percentage.
2011 JUNIOR SEASON:
Started all 21 games in 2011 recorded one goal and one assist served as a team captain helped the defense post five shutouts tallied an assist in the 3-2 road victory at Michigan (9/23) bent in her only goal of the season off a corner kick in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament against Wisconsin (11/2).
2010 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Appeared in and started all 23 games -- one of just five Gophers to start every game in 2010 23 starts and appearances are a career-most for Price tallied one assist in her sophomore campaign, setting up Steph Brandt in Minnesota's 2-0 win over UCSB (9/3) part of a Minnesota defense that allowed just 18 goals in 23 games and pitched eight total shutouts named to the Academic All-Big Ten team earned second letter.
2009 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Appeared in all 20 matches on the season with seven starts first career point came on Sept. 6 against North Dakota State and first career goal came on Sept. 18 against Nevada took two shots in the 1-1 tie with Michigan on Oct. 23 was held without a shot on Oct. 18 vs. No. 19 Ohio State and on Oct. 16 vs. Penn State, breaking a career long four-game streak with a shot started for the fourth time on the season and took one shot on the 1-0 win over No. 9 Purdue made third career start on Oct. 4 vs. South Dakota and fired off three shots took two shots against Wisconsin on Oct. 1 and drew the foul call that led to the game-winning penalty kick in overtime took one shot on Sept. 27 against Illinois scored first career goal on Sept. 18 in the 4-1 win over Nevada, marking her second career game with at least a point started for the second straight match and tallied first career points on Sept. 6 with an assist in the 4-0 win over North Dakota State made first career start on Sept. 4 and tallied first career shot, finishing with two.
2009 graduate of Eastview High School played for coaches David Harem and Mary Dye Eastview HS all-time leading scorer 2007 and 2008 all-state 2008 All-State Tournament team 2008 Pioneer Press first team all-metro 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 all-conference 2008 team captain 2008 Lake Conference champions 2007 and 2008 HS Section Champions 2008 MN HS State semi-finalists member of MN Thunder 90/91 Blue team with fellow Gopher signees Olivia Bagnall and Allie Phillips 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Minnesota state champions 2006 Las Vegas Showcase champions member of Minnesota 1990 State ODP Team from 2005-2007, with fellow Gophers Shari Eckstrom, Cat Parkhill, Josie Solie and Tam Strahota 2007 and 2008 academic letter also lettered in track at Eastview.
Born October 19, 1990 daughter of Margie and Jac Price has one sister, Brianne (16) member of W-League Minnesota Lightning in 2008 with current Gophers Jennie Clark, Shari Eckstrom, Krystle Kallman, Kylie Kallman, Julie Rezac, Lindsey Schwartz, Josie Solie and Tam Strahota undeclared on a major.
Getting to know Marissa...
Favorite food: Canes chicken fingers.
Best soccer memory: Traveling all around the country for tournaments.
Biggest celebrity from your hometown/highschool: Cat Parkhill.
Why you chose your number: Even number, Perfect 10!
Toughest player you've ever faced: I don't know her name, but she was good!
Any superstitions: None.
Favorite kids joke: Q. Where does a one legged girl work? A. IHOP
After college I want to...: Have an amazing and fun job.
I cannot live without my: Cell phone.
Favorite thing about Minneapolis-St. Paul: All the things to do! Sports, games and restaurants.
Best birthday present you ever received: My truck!
Ultimate soccer dream: Win the NCAA Tournament.
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.