Ole Miss Matches Best Start In Program History With Win
2011 (JUNIOR SEASON): Named to the All-SEC Second Team for the second consecutive season ... Also named to the 2011 NCAA Women's Division I All-South Third Team ... Started all 19 games for the Rebels ... Finished the year fourth on the team in points with 11 and fourth on the team in goals with four ... Scored goals in wins against Jackson State, The Citadel, Vanderbilt and at Kentucky ... Took 35 shots during the season with 15 on goal ... Recorded the game-winning goal at Kentucky.
2010 (SOPHOMORE SEASON): Second-team All-SEC selection ... Started all 20 games during the year ... Ended the season with six goals and one assist as a defender ... Recorded a hat trick in Ole Miss' 3-2 come-from-behind win at Vanderbilt ... Went 2-for-2 in penalty kicks against Vanderbilt ... Helped the Rebels record six shutouts during the season ... Finished second on the team in goals with six and third in points with 13 ... Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week on October 25 ... Named to the SEC Honor Roll, the Chancellor's Honor Roll in the Fall and the UMAA Honor Roll in the Spring. 2009 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Started all 21 matches at left back ... Helped a Rebel defense that ranked second in the SEC and 17th in the nation with a 0.64 goals-against average ... Ranked fifth on the team with 1,859 minutes played (out of a possible 1,958) ... Played the full match 17 times, including all 11 league contests ... Attempted seven shots on the season, including five on-goal ... Chancellor's Honor Roll for Spring.
HIGH SCHOOL: Helped Sycamore High School to a pair of Greater Miami Conference titles and a district championship in her four years ... As a senior, she set the school record for goals in a season with 19 and was named first team All-State by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association ... Also was tabbed Greater Miami Conference Athlete of the Year, All-City and All-District ... Earned Senior All-Star Game MVP honors ... Was All-District on one other occasion and All-Conference first team two more times ... Honor roll student, graduated with Honors ... Served as a Fast Track mentor.
ODP: A member of the Ohio South team ... Participated in Region II Camp in 2007.
CLUB TEAM: Teamed with fellow Rebel Meredith Snow to help Ohio Elite reach the 2009 USYSA National Championship game and finish runner-up ... Helped Ohio Elite to seven straight Ohio State Cup titles and a third-place national finish in 2008 ... Team was ranked as high as No. 1 in the country by NationalSoccerRanking.com and GotSoccer.com.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 23, 1990 ... Full name is Alix Joy Hildal ... Daughter of Rick and Robyn Hildal ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts.
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