Overland Park, Kan.
St. Teresa's Academy
Jackie Welch nets the golden goal two minutes into overtime for the win
Dores face Tennessee Tech at home Friday followed by a road trip to Saint Louis on Sunday
Dores selected to finish eighth, land five players on watch list
The Commodores will face Furman at 5:30 p.m. at the VU Soccer Complex
Defender Cristina De Zeeuw earned an at-large selection to the conference’s All-Second Team, while Grace Jackson landed on the SEC All-Freshman team.
Vanderbilt soccer opened the season versus Tennessee Tech Friday night.
Vanderbilt fell 1-0 in overtime to the No. 2 South Carolina Gamecocks. Soccer vs. No. 2 SC (10/20/16) Photos by John Russell
Senior day vs. Ole Miss. Vanderbilt 4, Ole Miss 1. (10/23/16) Photos by Steve Green
The Vanderbilt Soccer team fell to Arkansas 1-0 during quarterfinal play of the SEC Tournament. Photos by Jimmy Mitchell (11/2/16)
The Vanderbilt soccer team hosted Kentucky in the squad's first 2-2 draw of the season. (10/9/16) Photos by John Russell
2016: Played and started in all 19 competitions… Second Team All-SEC… Earned a spot on TopDrawer Soccer’s Team of the Week… Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 26… Voted on 2016 SEC Preseason Watch List… Led the team in minutes with 1694 accumulated in her junior campaign… As a defender earned one goal on two shots on goal… Second career goal came against LSU in the 55th minute on De Zeeuw’s lone shot of the outing, a header… Earned assist against in-state rival, Tennessee, for the game-winning overtime goal by Boyd… Helped generate four shutout wins in the regular season, including a 2-0 upset over then-No. 14 Texas A&M 2-0 and a 3-0 conference victory against LSU.
2015: Played and started in all 21 games... At center back, crucial part of Vanderbilt defense allowing just 23 goals - fewest since 2006...She logged 1,952 minutes - second-most on the team - and played 19 full games... Scored first career goal against Gonzaga as she kicked in a shot six yards away after receiving a corner kick.
2014: Played in 14 games, immediately seeing action as a freshman defender... Missed five games due to concussion... Notched first career assist in 3-2 overtime victory against Cincinnati... Set up fellow freshman Colby Ciarrocca for equalizer in 81st minute, sending in cross and Ciarrocca headed in to force overtime... Also took eight shots on the season - most among defenders.
HIGH SCHOOL:Ranked as the No. 32 player in the IMG Academy 150 by Top Drawer Soccer and second-best player in the Heartland Regional... Named second-team All-State the last two seasons at St. Teresa's Academy and honorable mention All-State in 2011 as a freshman.... Team captain as a senior... As a junior, she led St. Teresa's all the way to the Missouri state championship game. She made the Mo-Kan All-Tournament team three straight years and the Heart of America All-Tournament team in 2011.
CLUB:Played for KCFC Fury, which finished fourth at nationals in 2012... Also played for Sporting BV and placed fifth at ECNL National Championship in 2013.... Reached the U16 Elite Clubs National League Final Four. There she played against future Vanderbilt teammate and fellow 2014 signee Colby Ciarrocca.
PERSONAL:Cristina De Zeeuw... Born March Sept. 23, 1995 in Kansas City, Mo. ... Daughter of Steven and Elizabeth De Zeeuw... Has one brother, Alex (24) and three sisters, Patricia Guevara (30), Rocio (28), and Isabella (10)... Alex played soccer at Creighton and Loyola Chicago... Undeclared on a major