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#3 Malorie Rutledge
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'5"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Sharpsburg, Ga.
High School: East Coweta HS
Born: 12/26/1987
Malorie Rutledge Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 01/07/2010

2009 Hermann Trophy Watch List
2009 U-23 U.S. National Team Camp
2009 TopDrawerSoccer.com First-Team All-American
2009 NSCAA/adidas Third-Team All-American
2009 NSCAA/adidas First-Team All-South Region
2009 SEC Offensive Player of the Year
2009 First-Team All-SEC
2009 SEC All-Tournament Team
2009 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 2)
2009 TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's College Team of the Week (Sept. 28, Nov. 2)
2009 LSWA Louisiana Player of the Year
2009 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2008 Hermann Trophy Watch List
2008 TopDrawerSoccer.com Second-Team All-American
2008 NSCAA/adidas Third-Team All-American
2008 Soccer Buzz Third-Team All-American
2008 NSCAA/adidas First-Team All-Central Region
2008 Soccer Buzz First-Team All-Central Region
2008 SEC Offensive Player of the Year
2008 First-Team All-SEC
2008 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 13)
2008 Soccer America Women's National Team of the Week (Oct. 15)
2008 Soccer Buzz National Elite Team of the Week (Oct. 15, Oct. 22)
2008 TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's College Team of the Week (Oct. 15)
2008 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2007 U-23 U.S. National Team Camp
2007 TopDrawerSoccer.com Honorable Mention All-American
2007 NSCAA/adidas First-Team All-Central Region
2007 Soccer Buzz First-Team All-Central Region
2007 First-Team All-SEC
2007 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2006 SEC All-Freshman Team
2006 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana

CAREER
The most decorated player to ever wear the LSU uniform ... A three-time All-American and three-time First-Team All-SEC selection from 2007-09 ... Was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009 ... Was also selected to the Hermann Trophy Watch List in 2008 and 2009 ... One of the most prolific scorers in women's college soccer during her brilliant career ... Wrapped up her collegiate career as LSU's all-time leader in assists and points scored ... Scored 28 goals, 46 assists and 102 points in four seasons with the Tigers ... Finished her career ranked No. 2 in the SEC in career assists ... Her 28 goals also ranked No. 4 on LSU's all-time career list at the time of her departure ... She is also the school-record holder in career game-winning goals with 12 ... Started all 88 games of her LSU career ... Ranks No. 1 in team history in career starts ... Also ranks in a tie for No. 2 in career appearances at LSU ... A member of the most successful senior class in the history of the LSU soccer program ... Helped guide the Tigers to three SEC Western Division championships and three NCAA Tournament appearances in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Member of a senior class that recorded a class record of 50 wins during its tenure from 2006-09 ... Earned four letters during her collegiate career.

SENIOR SEASON (2009)
Wrapped up her collegiate career as one of the most prolific scorers in all of women's college soccer ... A member of the Hermann Trophy Watch List for the second-straight season ... Was named a first-team All-American by TopDrawerSoccer.com and a third-team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America ... Chosen as a first-team all-region performer by the NSCAA ... Also earned her third-straight first-team All-SEC selection ... Selected as the SEC Offensive Player of the Year for the second-straight season in a vote of the league's 12 head coaches ... Was the catalyst in LSU's run to a third-straight SEC Western Division championship and third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance ... Was the driving force in LSU's No. 2 finish in the final SEC standings with a 15-4-5 overall record and a school record 8-2-1 mark with 25 points in SEC play ... Started all 24 matches for the Tigers as a forward and wing midfielder ... Finished the year as the team's leading scorer ... Recorded new career highs with 13 goals and 38 points on the year ... Also dished out 12 assists ... Her six game-winning goals was also a career best for a single-season ... Attempted 57 shots with 27 shots on goal ... Was just as impressive in SEC play as she scored five goals and nine assists for 19 points in 11 league matches ... Finished the season as the SEC leader in goals (13), assists (12), points (38) and game-winning goals (6) ... Scored her second career hat trick with three goals in a 7-0 defeat of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, including the game-winner in the third minute of play ... Also recorded multi-goal games in a 4-0 win over UL-Lafayette on Sept. 13 and a 2-1 overtime win over Vanderbilt on Oct. 11 ... Both were game-winning goals ... Scored the game-winner against Vanderbilt on a corner kick with just 28 seconds remaining in the first overtime period ... Also scored game-winning goals in both of LSU's wins against the Auburn Tigers, including their regular-season meeting on Oct. 4 and meeting in the SEC Tournament semifinals on Nov. 6 ... Was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week for her performance in LSU's 4-1 win over Arkansas in the regular-season finale on Oct. 30 ... Accounted for all four goals in the victory, including scoring the game-winning goal in the 30th minute of play ... Matched her career high with three assists against the Razorbacks ... Assisted the game-winning goal in four LSU victories in 2009, including Oklahoma, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Vanderbilt in the first round of the SEC Tournament ... Either scored or assisted the game-winning goal in 10 of LSU's victories in 2009 ... Was named to the SEC All-Tournament Team in leading the Tigers to their first appearance in the SEC Tournament final ... Named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's College Team of the Week on two occasions on Sept. 28 and Nov. 2 ... Invited to train with the Under-23 U.S. National Team following the season ... Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
Emerged as one of the more feared attacking players in the country in 2008 ... Led the Tigers to their most successful season in team history with a 14-4-2 overall record and a school record 7-3-1 mark and 22 points in SEC play ... Was the catalyst in LSU's run to its second-straight SEC Western Division championship and team record No. 2 finish in the overall SEC standings ... Became the first player in the history of the LSU soccer program to earn All-America honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America ... Named to the NSCAA/adidas NCAA Division I Women's All-America Third-Team ... Also received her second-straight NSCAA/adidas First-Team All-Central Region selection ... In addition, received a second-team selection to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season ... Became the first Tiger in the history of the program to be named the SEC Offensive Player of the Year after starting all 20 games in 2008 ... Earned first-team All-SEC honors for the second year in a row ... Is the only player in team history to earn two first-team all-conference selections ... Finished the season as the SEC's leading point scorer on the year with nine goals and 18 assists for 36 points in 20 games, including a league-leading seven goals and 10 assists for 24 points in conference play ... Either scored or assisted the game-winning goal in each of LSU's seven wins in SEC play during the 2008 season (4 game-winning goals and 3 game-winning assists) ... Proved to be one of the top scoring threats in the country this season as she finished the year ranked No. 1 in the NCAA with an average of 0.90 assists per game ... Also ranked among the top 15 players nationwide in average scoring per game as she was No. 15 in the NCAA with an average of 1.80 points per game ... Her 18 assists on the year broke her own LSU single-season record of 12 set in 2007 and ranks No. 2 all-time for a single-season in the history of the SEC ... Her 36 total points also ranks No. 3 on LSU's all-time list for a single-season ... Recorded her first career multi-goal game and first career hat trick with three goals in LSU's 7-0 win over Alabama on Oct. 12 ... Set a career high with seven points against Alabama ... Tied an LSU single-game record with three assists against Mississippi State on Sept. 26 ... Recorded two assists in a game four times, including matches against BYU, Centenary, Kentucky and Arkansas ... Earned SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors on Oct. 13 ... Also earned selections to the Soccer America Women's National Team of the Week (Oct. 15), Soccer Buzz National Elite Team of the Week (Oct. 15, Oct. 22) and Top Drawer Soccer Women's College Team of the Week (Oct. 15) during the season ... Attempted 59 shots with 23 shots on goal in 2008 ... Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
One of the most feared attackers in the Southeastern Conference and a member of one of the nation's deepest and most talented midfield units ... Played primarily as a wing midfielder in 2007 ... Also saw action in the central midfield and along the front line ... Was named a Top Drawer Soccer Honorable Mention All-American and a first-team All-SEC selection for her performance ... Was also a first-team All-Central Region selection by both the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and Soccer Buzz Magazine ... Also a first-team All-Louisiana selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Was instrumental in LSU winning its first ever SEC Western Division title and advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... One of seven Tigers to start all 24 matches ... Set a new LSU single-season record with 12 assists on the year ... Eclipsed the old record of 10 assists set by former Tiger standout Stephanie Keating in 2002 ... Finished among the top 10 scorers in the conference with four goals, 12 assists and 20 points on the season ... Tied an LSU single-game record with three assists in a 7-2 win over Memphis on Sept. 6 ... Recorded a pair of assists against McNeese State on Sept. 14 ... Scored a pair of game-winning goals for the Tigers against Southern Miss on Aug. 31 and SEC West rival Alabama on Oct. 14 ... A constant threat to opposing goalkeepers with her play in the attack ... Finished the season with 50 total shots and 23 shots on goal ... Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Considered one of the top freshmen in the Southeastern Conference in 2006 ... Widely considered one of the top 1 v 1 players in the country ... Followed an outstanding rookie season by being named to the SEC All-Freshman Team by the league's 12 head coaches ... Also received a first-team All-Louisiana selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Started all 20 games for the Tigers as an attacking midfielder ... Was just one of five Tigers to start all 20 matches in 2006 ... Finished the season with two goals and four assists for a total of eight points ... Scored the first goal of her career against 14th-ranked Texas on Sept. 13 in the 60th minute of play ... Also scored on a penalty kick in LSU's 4-2 win over Alabama on Oct. 15 ... Recorded a pair of assists in LSU's 6-0 shutout of Sam Houston State on Sept. 1 ... Was also credited with an assist on Michelle Makasini's game-winning goal against Arkansas in the team's season finale on Oct. 27 ... Attempted 34 shots with 10 shots on goal on the year ... Followed an outstanding freshman season by participating in the Olympic Development Program Under-19 National Camp in Ventura, Calif., from Jan. 2-6 ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Named a Soccer Buzz Top 75 Recruit for 2006 ... Named a National Player to Watch in 2006 by Student Sports ... Region III Olympic Development Program Team Pool in 2000, 2004 and 2005 ... Seven-time member of Georgia State ODP Team ... Led the Peachtree City Lazers to the Georgia Club State Championship four times and the Region III Premier League Championship in 2004 ... Club team placed third in the nation in 2002 ... Served as team captain for East Coweta High School the past two seasons ... Finished junior season in 2005 ranked first in Region 4-5A with 35 goals and 19 assists ... Also had 31 goals and 26 assists as a freshman and 37 goals and 19 assists as a sophomore ... Named first-team Class 5A all-state in 2005 ... Named first-team all-county and all-region three times ... Voted team MVP the past three seasons ... Played club soccer with current LSU midfielder Melissa Clarke.

PERSONAL
Full name is Malorie Janell Rutledge ... Born on Dec. 26, 1987 ... Daughter of Larry and Jane Rutledge ... Has an older brother named Dustin ... East Coweta High School retired her jersey No. 3 during her senior season ... Majored in sociology.

 

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