Playing Soccer Is Easy Compared To What Rice's Mallory Radtke Has Had To Overcome
31st annual banquet
31st annual banquet
Rice Soccer team's Aug. 13 exhibition match vs. Stephen F. Austin
Year-by-Year At Rice --
2016: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Rice Honor Athlete; Played in 16 of the team's 17 games with 15 starts, all on one of the program's best backlines in years... Worked 80 or more minutes in 11 matches and helped hold opponents to an austere 10.6 shots per game with seven shutouts... Finished sixth on the team with 1,267 minutes played.
2015: C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Played in eight games totaling 211 minutes... Worked her way into two starts on the backline... Registered a season-high 63 minutes in the opening match of the year against nationally-ranked Texas A&M... Contributed to two shutouts.
2014: C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Made a smooth transition to Division I soccer... Worked her way into 17 starting assignments on the backline and appeared in 20 matches overall... Finished tenth on the team with 1,393 minutes played, a steady 70.5 percent of the Owls' total time... Played 90 or more minutes seven times, including the entire NCAA Tournament match against national power Texas... Improving young defender who helped Rice post 11 shutouts and hold its conference opponents to just 12 shots per game.
Club - Defender for Sporting Blue Valley (SuperSports ECNL)... Won latest of three-state titles in 2013... US Youth Soccer National League... Team captain for MRL Premier Division Co-Champions in Fall 2012... Played for the KCFC Fury ECNL that won state title and finished fourth in the nation in 2011... Helped lead 2010 KC Comets to 2012 state title, MRL First Division first and Premier Division third place... KC Select Sting team finished No. 4 in the nation.
High School - Attending St. Teresa's Academy in Kansas City, Missouri... Varsity soccer standout who led team to the Missouri State runner-up finish, as well as district and sectional championship in 2013... All-state Tournament honoree... Versatile student-athlete was also a member of the varsity swim team... Four-year member of the Academic Honor Roll... Vice President and Treasurer of Peer Helpers... Secretary of Spirit Club.
Personal - Full name: Mallory Ross Radtke. Parents: Douglas and Amy Radtke of Leawood, Kansas (one brother, one sister). Chose to attend Rice over Loyola Marymount, Auburn University, Ohio State, Miami (Fla.), San Diego, Missouri-Kansas City, and the U.S. Military Academy. Rice College: Sid Richardson
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