Head Coach John Ross and goalkeeper Amy Carr talk about the Huskies fall camp and look ahead to their exhibition match with Valparaiso Friday August 16 versus Valparaiso.
Played in NIU's season finale against Toledo (Oct. 31) ... Registered 59 minutes in net.
ST. LOUIS PARK HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time all-conference selection ... Academic all-conference ... Team captain and MVP during senior season ... The Orioles finished 8-0-2 in conference in 2011; only allowed 12 goals in net ... Posted five clean sheets in both her junior and senior seasons.
CLUB/ODP: Played for the Minnesota Thunder Academy U17 team ... Coached by Dave Alberti.
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Born October 4, 1995 ... Daughter of Joe and Katie Riordan ... Five time honor roll selection ... Admires Hope Solo because "she has shown much perseverance in her life ... Enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her "large extended family and friends ... Was a volunteer coach with the local U7 and U9 coaches when she lived in California.
COACH ROSS ON RIORDAN: "Riley is only getting better and better as a player. She has good hands and a good understanding of the game because she's played at the highest level with her club team on a day-to-day basis."