A perennial strength for Missouri State, the Bears defense will look to replace a pair of seniors on the backline.
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At Missouri State: Oostendorp will utilize her strength in the air and aggresive defending to find a role on the backline.
2012: Oostendorp did not appear in a match for the Bears in 2012.
2011: Oostendorp redshirted her first season after playing in one match and recording a shot on goal against Oral Roberts (9/11).
Background: Oostendorp was a three-year letterwinner on the pitch at Francis Howell North. She missed her senior season due to injury. She led her team to three-straight conference titles and the district finals her junior and sophomore seasons. Her team won districts and regionals her freshman season. She was a member of the Missouri ODP state team for two years. Oostendorp was an all-conference selection her sophomore year. She was a Missouri State Cup Champion with her club team, Scott Gallagher, her junior and freshman seasons. Oostendorp also played basketball for four years and was a singles champion at conference in tennis her junior year.
Personal: Oostendorp is the daughter of Mike and Angie Oostendorp and was born August 16, 1992. She is a middle school education major at MSU. Her father, Mike, played football at Truman State. Her uncle, John Oostendorp, was an All-American wrestler at the University of Iowa.