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Brandi Neilson
7   Brandi Neilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waco, Texas

High School:
Midway

Height:
5-4

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
4L


TULSA - A four-year letterwinner and starter . . . started 68 of 77 games of her career . . . totaled three goals and five assists for 11 points . . . was named to Tulsa's Ultimate Team as a senior.

SENIOR (2010) - Started all 19 games . . . scored a goal against Colorado College and netted the game-winning goal against UTEP . . . her goals were both scored off penalty kicks . . . picked up an assist against Oral Roberts . . . attempted 21 shots, eight of which were on goal . . . named as TU's "Player of the Match" against Oklahoma, Central Arkansas, and Colorado College . . . selected to the Crowne Plaza Tulsa Invitational All-Tournament team . . . named as Tulsa's Defensive Player of the Year.

JUNIOR (2009) - Started 16 of 19 games . . . picked up an assist against Oral Roberts . . . attempted 11 shots, seven of which were on goal . . . selected as TU's "Player of the Match" against UAB.

SOPHOMORE (2008) - Started 14 of 20 games played . . . scored her first career goal against Jackson State and picked up an assist . . . also had an assist against Southern and SMU . . . attempted 14 shots . . . was named as TU's "Player of the Match" against the Mustangs.

FRESHMAN (2007) - Started all 19 games . . . attempted 11 shots, four of which were on goal, from her defender position . . . helped post shutouts against Western Kentucky, Missouri State, Southern Miss and Houston.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Was a four-year letterwinner at Midway High School . . . scored 79 goals and 72 assists during her high school career for 230 points . . . was a two-time Super Centex Player of the Year and all-region selection . . . in 2007, was selected as the Offensive District Player of the Year and picked up all-state accolades . . . as a junior, helped her team finish as a regional finalist and was named Co-Offensive District Player of the Year . . . during her sophomore campaign, she registered first-team all-district and Super Centex honors, and as a freshman was named to the all-state, all-state tournament and all-region teams . . . chosen as the District Newcomer of the Year and Super Centex Newcomer of the Year as a freshman . . . played with the Solar Soccer Club, Sting and Waco Stars for eight years.

PERSONAL - A marketing major . . . born November 14, 1988 . . . one of four children of Gregg and Dana Neilson . . . was named to the Tulsa Athletic Director's Honor Roll and was a C-USA All-Academic Honoree as a senior.