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#0 Mo Isom
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'0"
Class: Freshman
Experience: High School
City/State: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Lassiter HS
Major: Broadcast Journalism
Born: 10/25/1989
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Mo Isom Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 03/07/2012

2011 Lowe's Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award Finalist
2011 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 19)
2011 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009 CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer (Nov. 10)
2009 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2008 U-23 U.S. Women's National Team Camp
2008 Soccer Buzz Third-Team Freshman All-American
2008 Soccer Buzz Central Region All-Freshman Team
2008 SEC All-Freshman Team
2008 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 2, Sept. 22)
2008 SEC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 2, Sept. 22)
2008 Soccer America Women's National Player of the Week (Sept. 2)
2008 Soccer America Women's National Team of the Week (Sept. 2)
2008 Soccer Buzz Women's Elite Team of the Week (Sept. 2)
2008 LSWA Louisiana Freshman of the Year
2008 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2008 Lakeside Invitational Most Valuable Player

CAREER CAPSULE
Finished her four-year career as the most decorated goalkeeper in the history of the LSU Soccer program ... Made 69 starts in 73 appearances in goal for the Tigers from 2008-11 ... Wrapped up her career as the school-record holder with 43 wins, 30 shutouts, 235 saves and a 0.86 goals against average for her four-year career ... Ranked No. 4 on the SEC's all-time list with 30 career shutouts at the end of her tenure ... Set school single-season records with 15 wins and 12 shutouts as a sophomore in 2009 ... Her 12 shutouts in 2009 is tied for the No. 3 spot on the SEC's all-time single-season list ... Was a three-time SEC Defensive Player of the Week and two-time SEC Freshman of the Week during her career ... Twice recognized for her performance in the classroom with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2010 and 2011 ... Graduated from LSU in December 2011 with her degree in mass communication with a concentration in broadcast journalism.

SENIOR SEASON (2011)
Wrapped up her collegiate career with 19 starts in 21 appearances in goal for the Tigers as a senior in 2011 ... Helped the Tigers claim their fourth SEC Western Division championship and at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament in five seasons ... Also helped the Tigers earn a runner-up finish in the final SEC standings for the third time in four seasons with a 13-8-1 overall record and 8-3 mark for 24 points in SEC play ... Posted a 13-5-1 record in 19 starts on the campaign ... Tied for the SEC lead with eight shutouts on the season ... Ranked No. 3 among all goalkeepers in the SEC with a 1.07 goals against average in nearly 1,767 minutes in goal on the year ... Made 57 saves for a .731 save percentage while facing 192 total shots and 78 shots on goal for the season ... Posted an 8-3 mark with five shutouts in conference play ... Honored as the SEC Defensive Player of the Week on for the third time in her career on Sept. 19 after pitching her third shutout of the season with a 1-0 win over McNeese State on Sept. 16 ... Recorded her first shutout in her first start of the season in a 4-0 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Aug. 21 ... Earned the shutout in a 1-0 win over Oregon in LSU's home opener before a record crowd of 2,542 fans in the first match played at the new LSU Soccer Stadium ... Posted five shutouts in SEC play against No. 10-ranked Tennessee (2-0) at home and No. 13-ranked Florida (1-0), Kentucky (2-0), Alabama (2-0) and Arkansas (3-0) on the road ... Made a season-high seven saves in a SEC West road derby against Auburn during the regular season ... Recognized by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as a First-Team All-Louisiana selection ... Also honored as one of 10 finalists for the 2011 Lowe's Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award for women's soccer ... Earned her second selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for her outstanding performance in the classroom ... Also elected the 2011 LSU Homecoming Queen in a vote of the student body ... Earned her fourth varsity letter with the Tigers.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010)
Started all seven games in which she appeared in goal during the 2010 season ... Played 650 minutes ... Posted a 0.83 goals against average while allowing six goals in seven appearances on the year ... Pitched three shutouts on the campaign to push her career total to 22 shutouts in three seasons ... Is now tied for ninth place on the SEC's all-time list for career shutouts ... Made 22 saves for a .786 save percentage ... A recipient of the 2010 Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award from the National Association of Academic Advisors ... Received her award during the organization's annual convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, in June 2010 ... The award is presented each year to honor student-athletes who have overcome great personal, academic and emotional odds to achieve academic success while competing in intercollegiate athletics ... Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009)
Started 23 of 24 games during her sophomore season ... Continued her development as one of the top goalkeepers in the Southeastern Conference ... Helped anchor one of the top defensive units in the SEC ... Played nearly 2,246 minutes in goal for the Tigers in 2009 ... Became the LSU school record holder for wins (15), shutouts (12) and goals against average (0.72) in a single season ... Finished the season ranked No. 2 in shutouts and No. 3 in goals against average in the SEC ... Limited opponents to just 18 goals on the year while facing 232 shots ... Made a career high 82 saves for a .820 save percentage ... Stepped up her performance in conference play ... Helped spark LSU's run to a third-straight SEC Western Division championship and third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance ... A catalyst in LSU's No. 2 finish in the final SEC standings with a 8-2-1 mark in league play ... Posted eight shutouts against SEC competition in 2009 ... Matched her season total with a 0.72 goals against average in league play ... Recorded a pair of shutouts against the Auburn Tigers, including the regular season and the SEC Tournament ... Also pitched shutouts against Southern Miss, Central Florida, Oklahoma, UL-Lafayette, Georgia, Alabama, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Arkansas-Pine Bluff in 2009 ... Posted a season high and new career high of nine saves and 32 shots faced against the Duke Blue Devils ... Was named a CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer on Nov. 10 after leading the Tigers to their first ever appearance in the finals of the SEC Tournament ... Finished the year as LSU's career record holder in wins (29), shutouts (19), goals against average (0.77) and save percentage (.817) ... An honorable mention selection to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-Louisiana Team following the season ... Earned her second varsity letter while competing with the Tigers.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008)
Enjoyed a record-setting freshman season for the Tigers as one of the premier rookie goalkeepers in the country ... Played every minute in goal for the Tigers in 2008 ... Led the top-ranked defensive unit in the SEC as the Tigers limited teams to a league-best 0.85 goals per game ... Set a single-season school record after compiling a 0.82 goals against average in nearly 1,855 minutes of game action ... Her GAA also ranked No. 2 among all goalkeepers in the SEC in 2008 ... Also set an LSU freshman record with seven shutouts on the season, including three shutouts in SEC play ... Her seven shutouts were tied for No. 2 among all goalkeepers in the SEC ... Pitched shutouts against South Alabama (2-0), Northwestern (2-0), Centenary (7-0), Oklahoma (4-0), Alabama (7-0), Vanderbilt (1-0) and South Carolina (0-0) ... Was named the Soccer America Women's National Player of the Week on Sept. 2 following her performance in three wins over 18th-ranked BYU on Aug. 25, Northwestern on Aug. 30 and Loyola-Chicago on Sept. 1 ... Was also named to the Soccer America Women's National Team of the Week and Soccer Buzz Women's Elite Team of the Week on Sept. 2 ... Became the first LSU goalkeeper in history to score a goal in a game with a 90-yard free kick against BYU ... Her goal was broadcast across the globe as the No. 3 play of the day on the "Top 10 Plays" segment of ESPN's SportsCenter during its Aug. 26 broadcast ... Her goal also garnered attention from Sports Illustrated as she was featured in the "Faces in the Crowd" section in the Nov. 12 issue ... Made 74 saves while allowing only 17 goals on the season for a save percentage of .813 ... Faced a total of 202 shots on the season ... Recorded a season-high total of seven saves three times, including matches against Georgia, South Carolina and Washington ... Was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team for her performance ... Was also a two-time SEC Defensive Player of the Week and two-time SEC Freshman of the Week in 2008 ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the nation's top goalkeeper recruits in the Class of 2008 ... Was named a Soccer Buzz Top 75 Recruit and one of the top six goalkeeper recruits in the United States by the publication ... Posted a 40-9-1 career record with 30 shutouts at Lassiter High School in Marietta, Ga. ... Only allowed 28 goals in three years and finished her high school career with a sparkling 0.42 goals against average and a 0.94 save percentage ... All are school records ... Led her high school team to a No. 2 national ranking in 2006 where it stayed for six weeks ... Was named a youth All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America in 2006 ... Followed that with a NSCAA/adidas All-Region III selection in 2007 ... Enjoyed an outstanding 2007 season at LHS in which she was named the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Player of the Year ... Also earned three all-area honors from the AJC and Marietta Daily Journal from 2005-07 ... In addition, was named a first-team all-area performer by Rise Magazine in 2007 ... Led her high school team to three-straight state playoff appearances from 2005-07, a first for Lassiter High School ... Team advanced to the state semifinals in 2007 for the first time in school history ... Led LHS to its first ever undefeated season and Region 6-5A championship in 2006 ... Was a two-time Marietta Daily Journal Player of the Week ... Has also earned one DiVarsity 5A Player of the Month honor ... Elected team captain by her teammates prior to the start of the 2007 season ... Has been an active participant in the Olympic Development Program for the past six years ... A three-year member of the Region III ODP Team from 2005-07 ... Also a member of the Georgia State ODP Team from 2002-07 ... Was a two-time participant in the ODP U-19 National Training Camp in Ventura, Calif., in January 2007 and January 2008 ... Competed internationally with the Region III ODP Team as a U-17 U.S. adidas All-Star ... Posted a perfect 10-0 mark with 10 shutouts in 10 career international matches against U-17 teams from Sweden, Mexico, Germany, Austria and Italy ... Played club soccer with the North Atlanta Soccer Association for 12 years ... Club team was a USYS Regional Championship participant and Georgia State Cup finalist during the 2006 season ... Helped lead her team to the Georgia State Cup title in 2003 ... Team was crowned Disney Champions, Raleigh Cup Champions and Manchester United Cup National Champions during the 2004 season ... Guided NASA to four straight Atlanta Cup titles from 2002-05.

PERSONAL
Full name is Mary Morlan Isom ... Born on Oct. 25, 1989 ... Parents are Heidi Isom and the late John Isom ... Has an older sister, Sloan ... Father played football at Carson-Newman College ... Mother attended Troy State University on a four-year leadership scholarship ... A standout on and off the playing field ... Maintained a cumulative 4.06 grade-point average at Lassiter High School from 2005-07 ... Recipient of her school's Scholar-Athlete Award, Principal's Academic Award, Psychology Award and AP Language Award ... Was a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Lassiter Student Council and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Has worked extensively with the Special Olympics ... Was the co-host of her own sports talk radio show on AM790 The Zone and has worked with Disney/ABC Radio ... Has 10 years of experience in acting and modeling, and has appeared in numerous radio and television commercials ... Finished in the top 15 for Miss Georgia Teen USA ... Was also named Miss Lassiter in 2007 ... Majoring in broadcast journalism.

 

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