Minnesota falls to border rival Wisconsin, 1-0
Wodnick scores the golden goal to lead Gophers to semifinals
Minnesota falls to Northwestern in double overtime to conclude regular season
Josee Stiever scores two goals to lift the Gophers over Rutgers
Senior Katie Thyken scores her first goal of the season to lift Gophers over Terps
CAREER: 60gp, 64ga, 291sv, 22so
2015 • JUNIOR SEASON • 22gp, 22gs, 17ga, 76sv, 10so
Started in each game on the season • 76 saves on the season • Earned 10 shutouts for Minnesota • Named B1G Defensive Player of the Week after tallying eight saves against Kansas and NDSU (8/25) • Spent the summer playing in the W-League with FC Indiana.
2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON • 19gp, 20ga, 87 sv, 8/10 so
Started in twenty of the Gophers twenty-one games in goal • 96 saves on the season • Eight shutouts for the Maroon and Gold (Stetson, Marquette, SDSU, Michigan State, Purdue, Maryland, Rutgers, Michigan) • Three back-to-back saves in the second half to force overtime in the Northwestern match (11/1) • Back-to-back shutouts within the same weekend resulting in Gopher victories against Maryland and Rutgers (10/24 and 10/26) • Saved all six shots on her during the OSU match in OT which resulted in tie (10/5) • Named College Sports Madness National Defensive Player of the Week (9/2).
2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON • 18gp, 24ga, 122sv, 4/2 so
Hobbs appeared in 18 games during her first season with the Golden Gophers • Led the Big Ten in saves with 122 • Named the 2013 Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year (first Gopher to ever receive the conference honor) • All-Big Ten First Team • Big Ten All-Freshman Team • NCAA Division I Women's All-Great Lakes Region Second Team by the NSCAA • ended the year with a save percentage of .836 • TopDrawerSoccer.Com's Top 100 Freshmen postseason list (22) • TopDrawerSoccer.Com's Freshman Best XI Second Team • Hobbs was invited to two U20 National Team camps in preparation for the World Championships • posted 4 conference shutouts • Big Ten Player of the Week (10/28) • named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week twice (10/7, 10/28) • CS360 National Primetime Player of the Week (10/8) • named Co-Freshman of the Week (10/7) • CS360 Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll (9/30-10/6) • broke the standing record for saves in a single match (16) against Iowa (9/20).
2012 NSCAA High School All-American • 2012 Girls High School All-Region V • 2012 All-Metro First Team • 2012 All-State selection • three-time All-Conference • helped teams to a Suburban East Conference Championship and a runner-up finish at the 2012 state tournament • Star Tribune Athlete of the Week and Hardware Hank Nuts and Bolts Athlete of the Week in 2012 • member of the Wells Fargo All-Tournament team • honored by the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association for accomplishments and ODP regional camp • also earned letters for basketball (2) and weights (2) • 2011-2012 Basketball State Tournament participant and conference champion • 2011 All-Conference in basketball • played for Minnesota Thunder Academy under Mark Yueill • member of the 2011 St. Croix Academy • 2011 State Cup Champions • played for one year with the Olympic Development Program.
Born June 20, 1995 • daughter of Tracie Hobbs • Has three siblings (Roy, Shawna, Haley) • intends to major in Communication Studies.
Freshman Spotlight: Nikki Albrecht
Incoming freshman Nikki Albrecht joins the Gophers from Cedarburg, Wisconsin.
BTN Soccer Schedule Released
Gopher soccer will have three conference games broadcast on the Big Ten Network this season.
Alum Parkhill Signs with FC Kansas City
Former Gophers goalkeeper Cat Parkhill has signed a contract with FC Kansas City of the National Women’s Soccer League.