0 Abby Risner
0 Abby Risner
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bentonville, Ark.
High School: Mississippi State
Position: Goalkeeper

2013: Started 11 games in goal for the Lions playing 605 minutes in net allowing only 11 goals for a 1.64 goals against average...Made 40 saves on the year while posting a .784 save percentage...Started the first half's of three consecutive shutouts against East Central, Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State...Played the first half of a 1-1 tie at home with Rogers State and recorded a win playing all 90 minutes of a 1-0 win over Missouri Western.

2012: Appearing in goal in all 18 games for the Lions with 16 starts as a junior, Risner made 49 saves on the year in nearly 855 minutes of work... Recorded a .721 save percentage while maintaining a 2.00 goals against average.. Helped the Lions record two shutouts on the year over Nebraska-Kearney and Northwest Missouri while holding five other opponents to one goal. Recorded a personal-high 10 saves at #9 Southwestern Oklahoma State.

2011: Split time in the net with Randi Russell getting five starts with 886 minutes in goal...recorded 56 saves and had a goals against average of 1.52 and a save percentage of .789...combined with Russell to help shut out four Lions opponents on the season including a 1-0 victory over Southwest Baptist in the first round of the MIAA Post-Season tournament.

At Mississippi State: Played in four games starting three for the Bulldogs in SEC play...allowed nine goals and logged 23 saves in just under 300 minutes in the net with a 1-1-0 record.

Club Play: Named to the 2009 Region III Premier Leauge Team, while leading the nationally-ranked Hurricane Football Club team to Region III quarterfinals in 2008 and 2009 and the finals in 2007...made the U.S. Premier League Team in 2007...has a perfect 21-0 international record winning Umea IK, P18 IK and Gotland Cup Tournament championships in Sweden.

High School: Led the Tigers of Bentonville (Ark.) HS to two state runner-up finishes and two state championships...was named "Best Goalie in the State" by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette her senior year as well as named to the Arkansas Activities Association's West All-Star Team.

Personal: Major is undeclared...born March 31, 1992 in Tulsa, Okla...daughter of Chad and Tammy Risner...has one brother, Blake.