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Christen Westphal

D/MF

Height
5' 6"
CLASS
SO
Hometown
Brecksville, Ohio (Walsh Jesuit H.S.)
School

2013 All-American

2014 & 2013 All-SEC First Team

2012 Soccer America All-Freshman second team

2012 All-SEC second team

2012 SEC All-Freshman team

 

2014: National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Region and All-Southeastern Conference first-team for second consecutive year…Provided assist on Annie Speese’s game-winning goal versus Texas Tech in NCAA Round of 16…Credited with an assist on Havana Solaun’s goal versus Vanderbilt…Played entirety of 17 of 23 matches at center back…Second among the Gators with average of 87.3 minutes per match…Among the 63 players listed for the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List…Attended U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team camp at U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California in December of 2013 and May of 2014.

2013: NSCAA All-America second team…NSCAA South Region first team…All-SEC first-team and SEC All-Tournament selection…Named to College Sports Madness All-America fourth team…Started every match at center back…Led Gators with average of 89.04 minutes per match…Part of Top Drawer Soccer’s National Team of the Week on Sept. 11 after shutout wins versus Oklahoma (3-0) and Oklahoma State (2-0)…Named to TDS and College Soccer 360 National Teams of the Week after two shutout wins – at Tennessee (3-0) and versus Texas A&M (2-0) – and providing assist on Savannah Jordan’s second goal versus Texas A&M…Named final SEC Defensive Player of the Week of season after scoring on a 40-yard free kick to open Florida’s scoring at Georgia…Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012: NSCAA All-South Region third team…Southeastern Conference second team and also named to SEC Freshman team…SEC All-Tournament selection, playing the entirety of the Gators’ three matches…Appeared on Soccer America’s All-Freshman second team…Second-team selection to Top Drawer Soccer’s National Freshman Team of the Season…No. 13 on Top Drawer Soccer’s final list of top 100 freshmen of 2012…Started all but the season opener, appearing in every match at center back…Led Florida’s field players with average of 87.2 minutes per match...Played the entirety of 20 matches, including overtime contests at then No. 14 North Carolina, versus then No. 2 Duke and at Auburn…Member of SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year member of Walsh Jesuit High School team, which topped the final 2010 Powerade Fab 50 ESPN National Rankings…Walsh Jesuit also won the 2010 Division 1 Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championship…Coached by Dino McIntyre at Walsh Jesuit H.S…Awarded girls soccer player of the year honor by the Touchdown Club of Greater Akron in January of 2012…Named to 2011 Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Division II All-State first team as a senior…2011 NSCAA All-Region team…Academic All-State honor…Also lettered in varsity basketball, playing through sophomore year.

Club: Part of 2011-12 U.S. Under-18 National Team player pool…Traveled to Portugal with regional Olympic Development Program (ODP) team…Member of Region II ODP team for three years…Among TopDrawerSoccer.com’s final 2012 Top 100 National Players list…Plays with Cleveland Internationals soccer club, which has won five state titles in six years…Coached by Zdravko Popovic at Cleveland Internationals.

Major: Psychology

Westphal’s Collegiate Statistics

Year

GP/GS

Min.

Shots

G (GW)

A

Pts.

2012

25/24

2,180

0

0 (0)

1

1

2013

24/24

2,137

5

1 (0)

1

3

2014

23/23

2,009

15

0 (0)

2

2

Totals

72/71

6,326

20

1 (0)

4

6

 

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