Rice -- Lone senior who has been named team captain for 2008... Anxious to show what she can do playing a full season at full speed... Complete player who is able to utilize outstanding athleticism and soccer instincts... Able to make difficult situations seem effortless... 2007: Arthur Ashe Scholar; Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-0USA Academic Honor Roll; Played in all 21 games with seven starts, including the semifinal game of the C-USA Tournament against UCF... Played in more games (21) than in both of her first two years on the team combined (20)... Earned the coaches' Who's Who Award as the Owl who sparks the team or makes the most immediate impact when entering the game off the bench... Averaged 45.9 minutes per game for the full season... Longest outing was 89 minutes in the overtime home win against TCU... Registered an assist in the win over Dartmouth... Took nine shots on the year, including a season-high two shots against Lamar... 2006: Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; Played in 15 games with nine starts, including seven starts in a row during a midseason stretch... Scored first collegiate goal in home win over crosstown foe Texas Southern... Took a career-high five shots, three on-goal, against TSU... Scored the Owls' lone goal on the road at C-USA opponent UAB with a blast from the top of the 18... Maintained a .471 shots-on-goal percentage (8-of-17)... Assisted on Clory Martin's game-winning goal in the season-opener at TCU... Recorded an assist in the road win at Stephen F. Austin... Played a career-long 79 minutes in the altitude at Colorado College... Played 78 minutes in the win at Army... Underwent reconstructive ACL surgery in the postseason... 2005: C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-USA All-Academic Team; Played in five of the first eight games with two starts before sitting out the rest of the season with an injury... Only Owl to play in more road games (3) than home games, all of which were against eventual NCAA Tournament teams Nebraska, Texas and North Texas... Started against Stephen F. Austin and at North Texas... Registered two shots, with an attempt on goal at Nebraska... Worked hard to return to form.
Club -- Three-time ODP Region III team selection (2002, 2003, 2004)... Helped lead the Dallas Texans to the 2004 National Championships, and four appearances at the Regional Tournament... Coached by Kenny Jones (North Texas ODP), Derek Leader (Region III ODP) and Hassan Nazari (Texans 87).
High School -- A 2005 graduate of Heritage High School in Colleyville... Top 100 recruit according to Soccer Buzz... Selected team's most valuable player... Three-time first team all-District 5-5A who helped pace the Panthers to four undefeated district titles.
Personal -- Full Name: Christine Marie Petric. Born: Jan. 1, 1987, in South Korea. Parents: James and Roberta Petric of Colleyville. (one sister). Major: economics. Minor: business.
Year GP/GS Shots Goals Asst. Points GWG
2005 5/2 2 0 0 0 0
2006 15/9 17 2 2 6 0
2007 21/7 9 0 1 1 0
Totals 41/18 28 2 3 7 0
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