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Rachel Ressler
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Rachel Ressler 1589038
Position: Defender
Height: 5'5"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Desert Vista HS
Year GP-GS Shots G A Pts GWG
2013 18-18 1 0 0 0 0
2014 23-23 10 3 0 6 1
2015 20-20 6 1 0 2 0
2016 23-23 19 5 2 12 0
Career 84-84 36 9 2 20 1

2016 (SENIOR)
Started all 23 matches for the Sooners as a key part of the backline … Scored five goals and recorded two assists for a total of 12 points … Recorded goals in matches against South Carolina (Aug. 19), Tulsa (Sept. 9), Arizona (Sept. 16) and Iowa State (Sept. 30) in the regular season … Closed her collegiate career with a goal in the 82nd minute in OU’s NCAA second-round matchup with BYU … Took 19 shots, 13 of which were on goal (.684 shot on goal percentage) … Selected to NSCAA All-Central Region First Team … First-Team All-Big 12 selection … First-Team Academic All-Big 12 … Named to the Preseason All-Big 12 Team.

2015 (JUNIOR)
Started in all 20 of Oklahoma’s matches … Placed on the NSCAA All-Central Region Second Team ... Named to the All-Big 12 Second Team ... Scored in OU’s 4-0 victory over Little Rock on Aug. 30 … Logged six shots on the season, two of which were on goal (.333 shot on goal percentage) … First-Team Academic All-Big 12.

2014 (SOPHOMORE)
Started every match for Oklahoma since arriving in 2013 ... Picked up Oklahoma’s first goal of 2014 and the first of her career with the game-winner against Oklahoma State on Aug. 22 ... Added her second goal of the season off a backheel strike in the sixth minute of play against No. 6 Florida ... First team Academic All-Big 12.

2013 (FRESHMAN)
One of three Sooners and the only true freshman to start every match for Oklahoma in 2013 ... Picked up her first shot of the season at Texas on Oct. 20 ... Appeared for 1,423 minutes throughout the fall.

HIGH SCHOOL
As a defender for Marvin Hypolite's squad at Desert Vista High School, helped lead team to two state playoff appearances (2011 and 2012) ... Earned All-State honors and was the Offensive MVP (2011 and 2012) ... Selected to Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) All-Event Team in Phoenix (2012) ... Took part in ECNL Professional Development Program training ... Top Drawer Soccer three star recruit.

PERSONAL
Hails from Phoenix, Arizona ... Parents are Mitch and Maria Ressler ... Has one brother, Ryan, and a sister, Megan ... Intends to major in pre-nursing.

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