Position
Goalkeeper
Height
5'9
Class
Senior
Hometown
St. Louis, Mo.
High School
Oakville Senior HS

2007 SEC All-Tournament Team
2007 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2007 ESPN The Magazine Second-Team Academic All-District IV
2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2004 SEC Player of the Week (Oct. 4)
2004 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana

CAREER
Arguably the top goalkeeper to ever wear the purple and gold … Saw action in 61 matches while making 48 starts from 2004-07 … Finished her collegiate career as the school record holder for shutouts (15), draws (11) and goals against average (1.13) … Ranks No. 2 on the school’s all-time list for wins (21) and saves (210) … Helped lead the Tigers to their first ever SEC Western Division title and berth into the NCAA Tournament with her performance in 2007 … Set single-season records for shutouts (9) and victories (12) as a senior … Was a two-time honorable mention All-Louisiana selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association and was named to the SEC All-Tournament Team during her senior season … A standout on and off the field as she was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll three times.

SENIOR SEASON (2007)
Enjoyed a record-setting senior season in goal for the Tigers … Started all 24 matches between the posts … Set an LSU single-season record for shutouts (9) and victories (12) in a season … Her nine shutouts also ranked No. 2 among goalkeepers in the Southeastern Conference … Posted four shutouts in SEC play, including a 1-0 shutout of Mississippi State (Sept. 28), a 3-0 shutout of No. 6 Tennessee (Oct. 5), a 2-0 shutout of Vanderbilt (Oct. 19) and a 1-0 shutout of Arkansas (Nov. 2) … LSU’s victory over the Lady Razorbacks clinched the first ever SEC Western Division championship in program history … Also led the Tigers’ defensive effort in a 1-0 shutout of the Samford Bulldogs in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Nov. 16 … Was named to the SEC All-Tournament Team as the fourth-seeded Tigers advanced to the semifinal round … Was also named an honorable mention All-Louisiana selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Shattered her career best with a 1.02 goals against average … Previous best was 1.14 in 2006 … Ranked fifth in the SEC with 96 saves on the year … A standout on and off the field as she earned ESPN The Magazine Second-Team Academic All-District honors … Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2006)
Enjoyed a stellar junior season in goal for the Tigers while making 14 appearances with a career-high 13 starts … Finished the season with a career-high four shutouts … Earned a shutout in her first start of the season in LSU’s 3-0 win over South Alabama on Sept. 15 … Led the Tigers to shutouts over Vanderbilt (Sept. 22), Mississippi State (Sept. 29) and Arkansas (Oct. 27) in conference play … Teamed with fellow goalkeeper Jackie Moseley to post a 6-0 shutout against Sam Houston State on Sept. 1 … Finished the season with a career best 1.14 GAA … Made 51 saves on the year … Posted a 6-3-3 overall record, including a 4-3-3 record in conference play … Currently tied with Moseley for fourth place on the school’s all-time list with six career shutouts … Has a 1.24 career GAA with 114 saves … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005)
Played in two games in 2005 with one start in the Tigers’ season opener against Oregon State on Aug. 26 … Allowed three goals on the season with a 2.19 GAA … Saved two shots … Earned second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Played in 18 games for the Tigers while making seven starts in goal … Was named SEC Player of the Week on Oct. 4 … Recorded 3 wins and two shutouts … Posted shutouts against Wyoming on Sept. 19 and Mississippi State on Oct. 3 … Made 61 saves during the season … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Was a member of the Missouri State Olympic Development Program Team from 2001-03 … Led her team to the Region III ODP championship in 2003 … Was a three-time First-Team All-Conference selection at Oakville Senior High School … Named to the 2004 Bi-State Shootout All-Tournament Team.

PERSONAL
Full name is Valerie Ann Vogler … Born on March 5, 1986 … Parents are Kevin and Patrice Vogler … Has two sisters: Gwen and Tara … Also has a brother named Matt … Graduated from Oakville Senior High School with a 3.9 GPA … Graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering.

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