OSU Soccer Players Among Nation's Best

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 11:38 am
By: News 9

Three Cowgirls from Oklahoma State are listed in the TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's National Top 100 Midseason Rankings. Along with a teammate, they also made the website's top 20 players in the Big 12 Conference.

Highlighting the National Top 100 list is senior All-American AD Franch. She earned the No. 5 spot in the rankings. Franch is the Cowgirls' all-time shutouts leader with 37. She has five shutouts this season to go along with 51 saves and a 0.85 goals-against average.

Senior defender Carson Michalowski came in at No. 38. The center fullback anchors an OSU defense that has recorded 47 shutouts in the 87 games she has played during her career.

Senior forward Megan Marchesano is listed at No. 71 in the top 100. Marchesano leads the Cowgirls in scoring with eight goals and 18 points to go along with two assists and has moved into the top 10 all time at OSU in each of those categories.

The Cowgirl senior trio is also highlighted in TopDrawerSoccer.com's Big 12 rankings. Franch is listed as the conference's top player, while Michalowski came in at No. 4 and Marchesano at No. 11. Additionally, sophomore defender Miriam Rhinehart is in the 14th spot among the top 20.