A first-team All-Metro pick by the Kansas City Star, Molly Rappold captained Shawnee Mission East to its second straight Sunflower League title in 2011. Rappold scored 11 goals and added eight assists during her senior year to earn first-team all-league and all-region honors for the third straight year.
Rappold scored 24 goals and added 13 assists as a junior to help lead the Lancers to a perfect 10-0-0 league record.
A member of the National Honor Society, Rappold was named to the 2010 state all-academic team after her GPA ranked seventh out of 242 students.
Rappold competed for the Kansas City Football Club (KCFC) Intensity, where she enjoyed notable success at the club level, including a pair of state cup championships (2005, 2010) and Region 2 titles (2006, 2008). As part of the Olympic Development Program, Rappold was on the Region II team that toured Costa Rica in 2008.
Molly is the daughter of Gerald and Kim Rappold and was born on Feb. 5, 1993. She has one sister, Emily, and one brother, Tommy. Molly majors in pre-elementary education at Nebraska.
Rappold is one of three incoming freshmen to have played for the Kansas City Football Club, joining Kelsey Goff and Caroline Gray.
Rappold on Nebraska
"I liked everything about Nebraska, the coaches, facilities and team. I knew I would get a good education while playing my favorite sport. I am looking foward to Nebraska's first season in the Big Ten."