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Honors and Awards
2012: Academic All-Big Ten
2011: Named team's Most Improved Player ... Academic All-Big Ten
2012 (at Wisconsin): Started in all 21 matches ... finished the season tied for third on the team in assists (4) ... scored game-winning goals against UW-Milwaukee (9/12) and Indiana (10/21)
2011 (at Wisconsin): Started all 20 games ... tallied one shot on goal against Iowa (10/29) ... recorded an assist against Purdue (10/21) ... scored first career goal against Northwestern (10/14) ... had one shot on goal against Minnesota (9/29) ... placed one shot on goal against Michigan (9/25) ... assisted on a goal against Penn State (9/17) ... recorded one shot on goal against Central Michigan (9/14) ... put one shot on net against Washington (8/26)
2010 (at Wisconsin): Competed in 14 games with six starts ... recorded two shots against Portland, one of which was on goal ... recorded three shots against Washington
2009 (at Ohio University): Saw action in 18 games on the year ... recorded her first career start against Purdue (8/21) ... Tallied 685 minutes on the season, reaching a season high of 90 minutes on two occasions (Cincinnati and Morehead State) ... Recorded three shots on the year ... Helped the defense to five shutouts in conference play
Prep: honorable mention all-conference during freshman and sophomore campaigns ... led Brookfield Central to the Wisconsin state semifinal game in 2006 ... helped Brookfield Central capture a Metro Conference title her freshman season ... junior and senior year she played with the FC Milwaukee spring team ... also participated in basketball where she was a starter all four years ... earned honorable mention all-conference her freshman year and first team all-conference her sophomore, junior and senior years ... earned Metro Conference Girl's Basketball Player of the Year accolades her junior and senior years ... All-Suburban female athletes of the year, first team all-state and Freeman female athlete of the year her senior season ... earned an Academic Excellence Award in 2006, 2007, 2008
Personal: parents are Jon and Joyce Bielefeld ... has two sisters, Jaclyn and Jenae ... hobbies include: movies, baking, cooking, wakeboarding, boating, scrapbooking and basketball ... volunteers at children's hospital, Agape Meal Program and Red and White Hunger Fight ... majoring in psychology and rehabilitation psychology ... belongs to Psychology Club on campus
Bielefeld's Career Statistics
Off the Field with Joana Bielefeld
Why did you choose the University of Wisconsin? I wanted to be a part of the Badger family. After coming to visit and seeing what pride the people who attend this University have, who wouldn't want to be apart of it!
What does it mean to be a Badger? I feel honored to be able to call myself a Badger Soccer player. The girl's soccer teams, in addition to all the other sports teams at Wisconsin are like a big family. We all play for, represent, and define what it takes to be a Badger!
Spot on campus: Union South (So new and so cool!)
Cartoon Character: Batman
Movie: The Notebook
TV Show: Vampire Diaries and Jersey Shore
Book: Breaking Dawn
Car: Audi R8 (black!)
Athlete: Donald Driver
Soccer Player: Cristiano Ronaldo
Sports team: Green Bay Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers, of course!
First started soccer (age and/or grade): Age 5 I believe, I used to play with my older sister and attend her tournaments all the time.
Most memorable soccer game: Penn State conference game (2010)
Before each match, I: Listen to pump up jams and always tape my socks the same way!
Best UW road trip: Washington to play Portland and Washington
My teammates say I am: Funny
This summer, I: Was on the lake with my boyfriend and my friends every spare moment I could find!
Is there something significant about your uniform number? I don't care what number I have as long as it has a 5 or 9 in it.
The best thing about Madison is: State street!
Fantasy job/career: Sports Psychologist at professional or college level, or work at a Children's Hospital as a Child Psychologist.
Person(s) most admired/role models: My parents
My most prized possession is/are: My baby blanket and raindeer!
My secret addiction is: Velveeta macaroni and cheese and ginger ale.
Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I get super anxious before fitness tests and games.
The community service activity or group I most like: Hanging with the kids at the Children's Hospital
If you could be on the cover of a magazine it would be: Elle
The best sporting event you ever attended was: Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs
You won't catch me eating: Fish... I can not stand the consistency, smell, taste, or look. Ewy!
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: Texting and Espresso machines
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: Europe
If I could live in any time period, it would be: The 60's
A non-athletic talent I have is: Cooking and baking
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: Break dancing
If I had a million dollars: Quit my job and travel the world
If you could have any talent: Be able to ace a test without studying
One thing I absolutely have to do before turning 40: Travel the world
Post-college plans: Receive my masters and then Ph.D in psychology
Most famous person I've ever met: Jesse McCartney and Oliver Kahn
If I could have one superpower, it would be: Teleportation
My dream date would be: Dinner somewhere in Europe with an amazing dessert and walk around town
I am most thankful for: My family and friends
I am most passionate about: My family, future and career
My favorite websites are: Stumbleupon.com, facebook.com
My favorite quote or motto is: "Everything happens for a reason."