A total of 109 Bears Receive Conference Academic Honors
153 Honored at 2nd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony
193 Named to AD Honor Roll for Fall Semester
At Missouri State: Will be a key component to the Bears' defensive line, as well as their midfield.
2010: Masters was a valuable reserve for the Bears ... Recovered from a 2009 ACL tear to appear in 16 games with two starts ... Served as a team captain ... Fired one shot on goal ... Was a key member of the defensive line, but also saw some time as a midfielder ... The Bears were 2-0 with Masters in the starting lineup ... She started the season-opening 7-1 win over Lindenwood (8/28) and the 5-1 victory against St. Louis (9/29).
2009: Redshirted after suffering a left ACL tear in the off-season ... Was a team captain along with seniors Melissa Lantz and Alyssa Hile ... Member of the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.
2008: Masters was a force at the midfield position for the Bears ... Started eight of the 14 matches in which she appeared ... Missed seven games due to injury ... Totaled two shots on goal, but could not find the back of the net ... Was stout on the defensive side of the field ... Joined Lori Sinclair and Kristen Pettey as the only true freshmen to play 14 games or more in `08 ... Named to the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad after earning a 4.0 GPA as an undecided freshman during the fall semester.
Background: Masters came to the Bears after winning the California Interscholastic Federation title with Huntington Beach High ... Was two-time Sunset League Player of the Year ... Named the Oilers' Most Valuable Player her junior and senior seasons ... Made two all-tournament teams ... Her senior season, she led the Oilers to an undefeated season, league championship and CIF championships ... Earned Western Regional Team recognition that year ... Played three years of soccer at Huntington Beach High.
Personal: Ramie Leanne Masters was born on May 8, 1990, in Anaheim Hills, Calif. ... Daughter of Roy and Mindi Masters ... Her mother, Mindi, played field hockey at Missouri State from 1981-1982 for Hall of Fame coach Dr. Rhonda Ridinger ... majoring in Speech/Language Pathology ... Has four siblings, Mitch, Kiley, Abby, and Eric.