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Pia Rijsdijk
Pia Rijsdijk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Numansdorp, Netherlands

High School:
Caland Lyceum

Height:
5-9

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L



08/29/2014

Soccer Blows Past Austin Peay, 5-0

Merel van Dongen records a goal and an assist in victory

08/22/2014

Soccer Explodes for Four First-Half Goals En Route to 5-1 Victory

Theresa Diederich's three assists tied for second-most in a game in school history

03/01/2014

Soccer Team Opens Spring Slate With Two Wins

Crimson Tide blanks both Montevallo (5-0) and West Alabama (1-0) on Saturday

12/04/2013

Pia Rijsdijk Nabs Third Team All-Region Honors

Junior forward earns her second all-region honor in three seasons

11/04/2013

Pia Rijsdijk Named Second Team All-SEC

Junior forward earns all-conference accolades for third consecutive season

Enters the 2014 season needing only 22 total shots and 17 shots on goal to become the program's all-time leader in both categories ... also is tied for 10th in career goals (19) and eighth in career points (52; 14 assists), with her three-year career totals also including 178 shots (78 on goal) in 59 games played, all but two of them starts.

2013 (Junior)
Named a third team NSCAA All-Region performer ... tabbed second team All-SEC for second consecutive season ... finished the season leading the team in goals (7) and points (18) ... 17 of her 18 points came against SEC competition ... second on the team with 42 shots ... ranked seventh on team in SEC games only ifor both goals and points ... played in all 18 games and made 16 starts ... ranked among team leaders with 1,339 minutes played ... selected to the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week and CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll for the week of Oct. 1 ... scored two goals in 5-2 win vs. Vanderbilt (Sept. 27) and had the game-winning goal 4-2 victory over Tennessee (Sept. 29) ... also selected as the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week (Sept. 30) after her role in those wins over the Commodores and Lady Vols... scored a goal and recorded two assists in 3-1 win at Mississippi State (Oct. 25) ... her goal and assist helped T ide post 3-2 overtime win at then-No. 20 Georgia (Oct. 4) ... scored a goal at then-No. 13 South Carolina (Oct. 11) and at then-No. 23 Ole Miss (Oct. 27) ... matched her career high with seven shots against Mercer (Sept. 1) ... member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2012 (Sophomore)
Named second team All-SEC ... started all 19 games at forward while leading team with 20 points on seven goals and six assists ... scored four goals and added five assists to lead Alabama with 13 points in SEC play ... led the team with 41 shots in conference play, with 20 on target ... took 58 total shots, 28 on target ... scored game-winning goal in early 4-0 win at UAB (Aug. 26) ... recorded her first assist of the season in 9-0 rout at South Alabama (Aug. 31) ... scored two goals in 3-0 win over Mercer (Sept. 2)... scored tying goal in 1-1 game at LSU (Sept. 16) ... assisted on both goals in 2-1 win over Georgia (Sept. 21) ... racked up six shots in 3-3 game at Vanderbilt, with three on target, in addition to recording an assist (Sept. 28) ... scored game-winning goal in 2-1 overtime game at Kentucky (Sept. 30) ... recorded a goal and an assist against Mississippi State (Oct. 12) ... took a season-high seven shots in that game against the Bulldogs, with three on target ... scored the lone goal against Missouri (Oct. 14) ... assisted on game-winning goal in 1-0 upset win over No. 11 Florida (Oct. 19) ... took five shots against the Gators, putting two on frame.

2011 (Freshman)
Named to the NSCAA All-South Region third team ... garnered SEC All-Freshmen Team honors ... named the SEC Freshman of the Week and CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer Honor Roll in week 10 of the season ... started all 22 games ... logged 1,671 minutes ... totaled 14 points on five goals and four assists ... launched a school-record 78 shots, with a record 34 coming on goal ... started all 11 SEC matches and all three postseason games ... tallied nine points on three goals and three assists during league play ... logged 914 minutes against SEC teams (53 shots, 22 on goal) ... scored her first goal against Morehead State, with that score ending up as the game winner, 2-1 (Sept. 18) ... took a season-high eight shots in 2-0 win against Vanderbilt and scored her second goal (Sept. 23) ... had another eight shots in 2-2 game at Mississippi State (Sept. 30), including five on goal ... assisted on both goals in 110 minutes of action during that game against the Bulldogs ... produced a goal and an assist in 3-0 win over Arkansas (Oct. 14) ... scored game-winning goal against Tennessee, 1-0 (Oct. 20) ... scored team's only goal against Florida in SEC Tournament semifinal (Nov. 4) ... played the full 102 minutes in NCAA tournament game against Miami (Nov. 12).

High School and Personal Data
Came to Tuscaloosa from the Netherlands, where she was a member of the Dutch Under-19 National Team, earning 12 caps and scoring eight goals ... scored five goals and had two assists in the qualifying phase for the European Championships in Italy (four games) ... competed in the La Manga tournament in Spain and played against Italy, Switzerland and Scotland ... scored two goals against Switzerland ... found the back of the net against Spain at the European Championships ... played for the soccer club Ter Leede as an attacker in Holland's Hoofdklasse ... scored five goals in the competition before joining ADO The Hague team in the Eredivisie... made four appearances in the premier league ... selected for full-time residency as a member of the KNVB Talent Team, a program sponsored by the Top Sport and Education Centre (CTO) Amsterdam ... attended high school at Hoeksch Lyceum and finished her schooling at Caland Lyceum ... daughter of Will Kraak and Leen Rijsdijk ... majoring in general health studies.

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