Position
Midfielder
Height
5'5
Class
Senior
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
Previous School
Texas A&M
High School
Parkview Baptist HS

Updated 11/14/05

2005 First-Team All-Louisiana
2003 Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2003 LSU Team Strength and Conditioning Award

SENIOR SEASON (2005):
Capped a successful LSU career by scoring a team-leading eight goals on the season while recording one assist for a total of 17 points … Named First-Team All-Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writer’s Association … Also led the team with four goals in SEC play … Recorded her first career multi-goal game with two goals against McNeese State on Sept. 13 … Started in all 20 games for the Tigers in 2005 … Was second on the team with 36 total shots, including a team-leading 19 shots on goal … Served as one of three team captains along with defenders Holly Davis and Tara Mitnick … Earned her third varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2004):
Played in all 20 games for the Tigers starting 19 as a midfielder … Scored her only goal in a 2-1 overtime win against in-state rival Tulane on Sept. 3 … Received the Golden Tiger/Julie Rowe team award for her positive work ethic and attitude … Earned her second varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003):
Played in all 20 games at the midfield position, recording 15 starts … Scored one goal and added three assists for a season total of five points … Notched her lone goal and an assist in LSU’s 12-0 win over Jackson State on Aug. 31 … Was the recipient of the LSU Strength and Conditioning Award … Named an Honorable Mention All-Louisiana selection … Earned her first varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002 AT TEXAS A&M):
Played in 13 games as a forward for the top-5 ranked Texas A&M Aggies … Scored three goals (against Texas Christian, Florida Atlantic and Northwestern State) … Scored a goal against Northwestern State in the first round of the NCAA Women’s College Cup … The Aggies scored a season-high eight goals, all in the first half, in the shutout victory.

PRIOR TO LSU:
HIGH SCHOOL
Parkview Baptist High School
2001-02 District MVP
1998-2002 State Final Four
Holds the school records for both assists and goals in a career.
2000-01 The Advocate’s Athlete of the Year
2001 finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman.
Five-time all-state selection
Beta Club, National Honor Society member

PERSONAL:
Born on Jan. 22, 1984 … Parents are Steven and Jan Ripple … Grandfather played baseball for the Milwaukee Braves … Mother was a member of the U.S. triathlon team … Father played linebacker at LSU … Sister, Shelly swam at Stanford and competed in the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials … Her brother, Kyle, played basketball and football at Nicholls State … Majoring in geography.

CAREER STATS (LSU):

YEAR
G/S
SH
G
A
PTS
GWG

2003
20/15
5
1
3
5
0

2004
20/19
17
1
0
2
0

2005
20/20
36
8
1
17
1

TOTAL
60/54
58
10
4
24
1

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