FRISCO, Texas (Oct. 24 2016) – Five former North Texas Soccer players were named to TopDrawerSoccer’s NCAA Midseason Top 100 Women’s Players list. Casie Ramsier (Auburn) was listed at 32, Rachel Holden (University of North Texas) was ranked 45th, Mimi Asom (Princeton) came in at 75, Brooke Ramsier (Auburn) debuted at 80 and Emma Heckendorn (Texas Christian) finished off the group at 86.
Casie Ramsier, who earned the SEC Offensive Player of the Week last week, has recorded the most shots in Auburn history and is currently tied for third all-time in goals and game-winners with 31 and 10 respectively. Casie Ramsier is second on the team in points with six goals and three assists. Brooke Ramsier is second on the team in minutes played and third in points. The identical twins from Dallas are North Texas Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) alums while also playing for the US Youth Soccer Region III ODP team from 2007-10. The senior midfielders also competed in the US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Premier League and Lake Highlands Classic League with Solar Soccer Club.
Holden has become one of the most dynamic players in UNT history. The senior forward from Lancaster, Texas currently ranks 7th in goals scored, 10th in points and fifth in game-winners in school history and has been named First-Team All-Conference USA in her freshman, sophomore and junior years. Holden has also collected two Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year awards and has twice been named to the NSCAA All-Central Region First Team. Holden played her youth days for Sting 96 and won the 2011 US Youth Soccer North Texas State and Region III Championships before placing third at the 2011 US Youth Soccer National Championships while playing with fellow Top 100 player Heckendorn.
Asom is a U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team pool player, was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year and set an Ivy League record with six Rookie of the Week honors. The sophomore forward scored 12 goals as a freshman at Princeton and is currently second on the team in points and goals scored. The Dallas native also played for Sting and won the 2011 North Texas State Cup, Region III Championships and National Championships with Sting 97. Asom received the Golden Ball at the 2011 National Championships, given to the tournament’s best field player.
Heckendorn was named to the Second Team All-Big12 Conference in 2015 and ranked in the top two in goals scored in each of her past two seasons. The junior forward from Flower Mound, Texas is currently tied for the most points at TCU, and her conference-leading nine assists are tied for sixth in the nation. In addition to winning a state and regional title with Sting in 2011, Heckendorn won the 2010 North Texas State Cup with Dallas Texans and won the 2014 state and regional titles with Sting.
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