25 - Ali Backscheider
Ali Backscheider
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: St. Ursuline
Position: D

2011 - Sophomore Season: Started 18 matches...didn't come off the field 15 times...had an assist in season opener vs. Madonna (Aug. 19)...had two shots vs. SEMO (Sept. 9)...played all 101 minutes vs. Louisville (Sept. 11)...played all 110 minutes vs. Xavier (Sept. 29)...tallied an assist and attempted two shots on goal in win at Youngstown State (Oct. 1)...attempted two shots in league semifinal at Milwaukee (Nov. 4).

2010 - Freshman Season: Honored by teammates as Top Dog, an award given for exceptional fitness, technique and winning percentage...played in all 20 matches, earning a start 13 times...played 1,535 minutes, ranking fifth on the team...totaled nine shots, two on goal...didn't come off the field in 10 matches.

High School: Three-year letterwinner, leading St. Ursuline to a 40-6-5 record over three seasons...led high school team to a division title in 2007 and a runner-up finish in 2008...tabbed MVP of city all-star game...voted honorable mention all-city and first team all-league as a senior in 2009...earned second team all-league honors in 2008...high school coach was Colleen Dehring...played club soccer for Cincinnati United Premier Crew Juniors Gold U18...club coach was Bob Muro.

Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1991...daughter of Allen and Barbara Backscheider.