Jessi Pope and Alexa Simpson record first-career goals in loss to Appalachian State
Awards/Honors 2014: NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Academic All-MAC Team ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll 2013: NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll 2012: Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2014 Season (Junior) Played in all 18 games, including nine consecutive starts to end the season ... Scored her lone goal of the season in a 5-4 overtime victory over UC Davis (Sept. 4) ... Had an assist in the MSU 4-1 defeat of Saint Louis at the Betty and Bobby Allison North Stadium Dedication on Sept. 7 ... Three assists during season tied with three others for team best ... All five shots attemped in 2014 were on-goal ... Averaged over 37 minutes of playing time per contest ... Logged a season-high 63 minutes in a 4-3 loss to La Salle (Oct. 19).
2013 Season (Sophomore) Appeared in 16 games and garnered one start ... Scored a goal in MSU's 5-2 loss at Miami (OH) on Oct. 19 ... Recorded a career-best 11 shots ... Placed eight shots on goal for a team-best .727 shots-on-goal percentage (min. 10 shots).
2012 Season (Freshman) Appeared in 15 games for the Bears and started 11 times ... Was sixth on the team with five points ... Helped the Bears win their first game of the year, a 4-2 road victory over Saint Louis on Sept. 7, with the first goal of her career ... Put the Bears in front of Kent State in a tight game on Oct. 19 with a late goal.
Background Richelieu was a two-year letterwinner and a three-year starter for Fallbrook High School ... Played center forward for the Warriors ... Claimed a slew of awards as a senior, including all-league, all-conference, all-CIF and team MVP ... Helped lead Fallbrook to a California Interscholastic Federation title in 2011 ... Member of squad that won the Avocado League championship and the Serra Tournament ... Was all-league as a junior in 2010 and pushed the Warriors to the CIF semifinals ... Started four years in soccer and was named to the all-league team as a junior ... High school teammate of current Bears field hockey player Jackie Eskue.
Personal Sydney McCall Richelieu was born Jan. 28, 1994 in Newport Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Michael and Kathy Richelieu ... Majoring in psychology ... Wants to be a psychologist or psychiatrist ... Has a brother, A.J.