Courtney Wetzel bio

TBD   09-05-2008

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CAREER: Will be a sophomore in 2008 following a solid freshman season ... Enters her second season with 19 career appearances and three points.


OSU 2007: Appeared in 19 games as a true freshman, starting in 15 ... Tallied three assists on the season to rank third on the squad ... Posted 21 shots on the season with seven on goal ... Recorded assists in back-to-back contests against Lamar and Boise State ... Tallied an assist in a tie against Washington.


ODP: Has been a member of the Washington state and Reviion IV ODP teams ... Her state team won the 2004 national championship and was a finalist in 2005.


CLUB: Played for FC Royals beginning at the age of eight ... Team won five state championships and reached the semifinals on two other occasions ... Won the prestigious Dana Cup and Gothia Cup in trips to Europe.


HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Puyallup, Wash., in 2007 ... Played three years on the varsity ... Had 47 goals and 17 assists in her career ... Named to the all-state second team as a senior after scoring 19 goals ... Also earned all-league honors twice ... Team reached the state quarterfinals her sophomore year ... Also lettered in basketball, tennis and track ... Made appearances in the state basketball tournament twice and in tennis once.


PERSONAL: Born in Puyallup, Wash. ... Daughter ot Cindy and Monte Wetzel ... Mother is in accounting, father is a contractor ... Sisters include Jacquelyn and Jessica ... Chose Oregon State because “of the beautiful campus, the chance to play in the Pac-10, the good coaching and the great facilities.”


FAVORITES: Favorite soccer player is Michelle Akers ... Favorite book is Of Mice and Men ... Favorite movie is Wimbledon ... Favorite food is macaroni and cheese ... Favorite ice cream flavor is mint chocolate chip ... Favorite thing about soccer is “it is physically demanding and you have to think all the time about what you did and what you are going to do.”