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Steph Anderson
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Steph Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
North Allegheny High

Height:
5-0

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
04/13/1991

04/17/2012

Annual Maroon & White Event Brings Out MSU's Best & Brightest

153 Honored at 2nd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony

01/17/2012

Missouri State Recognizes Student-Athletes for Academic Excellence

193 Named to AD Honor Roll for Fall Semester

At Missouri State: Anderson sat out the 2011 season with an injury, but will look to make her way back into the lineup as one of the Bears' leading goalkeepers.

2011: Red-Shirted

2010: Anderson started 13 games in the cage for MSU, earning three of the Bears' five wins ... Led the MAC in saves per game (7.15) and was tied for the lead in save percentage (.762) ... Recorded the Bears' only two shutouts of the season, a pair of 1-0 wins against Saint Louis (9/10) and Central Michigan (10/17) ... The two shutouts were the third-highest total of any MAC keeper ... Had a season-high 21 saves in the Bears' 5-3 defeat at Dartmouth ... Increased her save percentage by .107 from her freshman to sophomore season (.655 to .762) ... Part of a 2010 defense that allowed 19 fewer goals than their 2009 total (75 to 56) ... Named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team for her play on the field, and for compiling a 3.97 GPA.

2009: Got the starting nod in goal for 16 of the Bears' 20 games ... Appeared in 18 overall ... Recorded shutouts in the season-series sweep of in-state rival Saint Louis, 7-0 at Plaster Field (9/7/09) and 3-0 in Saint Louis (10/1/09) ... Her two shutouts tied for second in the MAC ... Also was second in the MAC in saves per game (6.33) and third in saves (114) ... Fourth in the nation among freshmen in saves per game ... Her 19 saves against St. Joseph's were the 11th highest single-game total of any keeper in the country, the second highest of any freshman, and the most single-game saves of any MAC keeper ... She also had double-digit saves against Stanford (14, 8/30/09), #16 Louisville (15, 9/12/09), Ohio (12, 10/18/09) and Miami (10, 11/5/09) ... Named to the Athletics Director Honor Roll and NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad after finishing the fall semester with 3.93 GPA as an undecided freshman.

Background: Anderson was a three-year starter for Coach Jen Diaz at North Allegheny High School ... Helped her to a combined 38-7-1 record during that span with a pair of WPIAL conference titles ... Also had one second place finish ... Collected 239 saves in 2008 with five shutouts and a 0.75 goals-against average ... Allowed only nine goals all season ... Named to the Hershey Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Allowed 0.6 goals as a junior with 10 shutouts and 0.4 her sophomore year with eight complete-game shutouts ... Finished her career with a 0.58 GAA.

Personal: Stephanie Marie Anderson was born on April 13, 1991, in Grapevine, Texas ... Daughter of Thomas and Suzanne Anderson ... Majoring in Mass Media ... Has a younger brother, Tom.

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