Theresa

Pujado

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Midfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Harrisburg, S.D.
High School: O'Gorman Catholic
Club: U-19 Girls DASC

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (Oct. 10, 2017)
  • Gatorade South Dakota Girls Soccer Player of the Year (2016-17, 2014-15)

2017 (Freshman)
Theresa Pujado made 15 appearances, including eight starts, during her first year at Nebraska. Pujado scored one goal and recorded one assist in 656 minutes of action to help NU to a 9-5-5 record. She took 12 shots, four of which were on goal, during the course of the season. In Nebraska's season-opening win at Kansas on Aug. 18, Pujado earned an assist in 53 minutes of play. On Oct. 5, Pujado scored the game-winning goal against Maryland when she found the back of the net in the 38th minute. She earned Big Ten Co-Freshman-of-the-Week accolades on Oct. 10 for her performance. 

High School
Pujado helped O'Gorman Catholic to a successful run of two state titles (2013, 2015) and two state runner-up finishes (2014, 2016) during her four years. Pujado tallied 43 goals and six assists during her career for Ryan Beier's squad. During her final season, Pujado was named the NSCAA South Dakota Player of the Year and Gatorade Player of the Year. A team captain, she also earned first-team all-state honors, academic all-state accolades and all-metro conference team recognition. In 2015, she was Gatorade Player of the Year, Argus Leader South Dakota Female Soccer Player of the Year and a first-team all-state selection in addition to several other accolades.

Other Information
Pujado played club soccer for U-19 Girls DASC under Coach James Oppenheimer, helping the team capture the state title in 2012 and take runner-up honors in 2013.

Personal Information
Theresa is the daughter of Christian and Laurie Pujado, and was born on Jan. 7, 1999. Theresa has two sisters, Elisabeth and Rosemary, and three brothers, Alex, Andrew and John Michael. Theresa is majoring in biology.

Pujado on Nebraska
“I chose Nebraska because I've always been a Husker at heart, and it has been a dream of mine to play with such an amazing program.”

Pujado's Career Statistics

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2017

15-8

12

4

1

1

3

Totals

15-8

12

4

1

1

3

Pujado's Career Highs
Points
- 2 vs. Maryland (10/5/17)
Goals - 1 vs. Maryland (10/5/17)
Assists - 1 at Kansas (8/18/17)

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