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Ali Schaefer
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Ali Schaefer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Green Valley

Height:
5-5

Position:
M

Birthdate:
08/16/1989


04/10/2012

Nittany Lions Sit in Third Place in Current Directors' Cup Standings

Penn State has finished in the Top 25 every year

04/02/2012

Nittany Lions Sit in Fourth Place in Current Directors' Cup Standings

Penn State has finished in the Top 25 every year

01/12/2012

Nittany Lions Place Sixth in Final Fall Directors' Cup Standings

Penn State has finished in the Top 25 every year

01/04/2012

Nittany Lions Sit in Fifth Place in Current Directors' Cup Standings

Penn State has finished in the Top 25 every year

12/16/2011

Nittany Lions Sit in Eighth Place in Current Directors' Cup Standings

Penn State has finished in the Top 25 every year

Year GP-GS Goals Assists Points GWG Shots
2008 11-0 0 0 0 0 1
2009 19-6 1 2 4 0 12
2010 20-10 1 1 3 1 19
2011 19-1 4 5 13 1 15
Totals 69-17 6 8 20 2 47

ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM (2011)
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2009, 2010)


LION CAREER
2011:
Played in 19 games with one start...Has posted single-season highs in goals (4), assists (5) and points (13)...Scored a five-point night with two goals and an assist vs. Northwestern (9/23)...Scored the game-winning goal against Illinois (9/25)...Earned Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors (9/26)...Added an assist at Indiana (10/9)...Gathered two helpers vs. Nebraska (10/14)...Scored a goal and an assist at Michigan (10/23).

2010: Made 20 appearances overall starting last 10 matches in holding midfield...Scored first career game-winning goal in 110th minute against Michigan (11/7) to clinch PSU's 13th straight Big Ten title...Tallied assist at Purdue (10/31)...Fired 19 shots...Named to TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week (11/8).

2009: Played a vital role for the Nittany Lions as the primary reserve for the central midfielders, appearing in 19 games, while starting six of them...Started five-straight games from Sept. 11 to Sept. 27...Scored one goal and two assists, recording 12 shots...Tallied first collegiate goal in NCAA Second Round match against Virginia (11/15)...Notched first collegiate point on game-tying assist against UConn (8/31)...Added another assist against Illinois (10/25)...Named to Academic All-Big Ten team.

2008 Saw time in 11 games as a reserve midfielder, recording one shot.

BEFORE PENN STATE
Four-year starter for the Green Valley Gators, Schaefer scored 96 goals and 84 assists over her career...Named the Green Valley team MVP... Led team to four-straight Zone Championships...Named Zone MVP three-straight years...Also played for the Speedsters before moving to the LVFC...Won four straight state titles with the Speedsters...Won four straight with LVFC...Named the team MVP for the U-14 Pro Select International team...Voted student body president her senior year as well as homecoming queen...Presented wtih U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award her senior year...Member of ProSelect (Calif.) team that went to Brazil with current Nittany Lion teammate Krissy Tribbett.

PERSONAL
Full name is Alexandra Claire Schaefer...Born August 16, 1989 in Las Vegas....Daughter of Linda Logan...Has two sisters, Kelly and Kim...Enjoys watching and making films in her free time...Majoring in film.

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