2009: A lockdown defender who played an integral role in MU's 16 shutouts this season. Started in all 23 matches this season and made 44 straight starts dating back to the 2008 season. Named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week and to the Soccer America Team of the Week on Oct. 19 following a pair of shutouts on the road at Cincinnati and Louisville. Totaled two points on two assists. Provided the helper on the final goal of the game in a 3-0 win over Green Bay and assisted Rosie Malone-Povolny's goal in a 3-1 loss to Rutgers. Tallied four shots for the season, three on goal. Honored for her work in the classroom with NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-Central First Team honors.
2008: Returned to lineup after sitting out last season with medical redshirt. Started in 21 of 22 games. Scored first career goal against Minnesota (Nov. 14) in NCAA Tournament while also firing two shots on goal. Strong presence on back line defense that allowed just 19 goals. Named to NSCAA/ adidas Scholar All-Central Region Team.
2007: Sat out the 2007 season with injury.
2006: McBride saw action in 20 matches and found her way into the starting 11 ... She started in nine straight matches from Sept. 15 - Oct. 8 ... Registered one point on the season as she assisted Allison Mallam's game winner against Pittsburgh on Oct. 6.
2005:Part of Marquette's talented freshman class, McBride made her name in 2005 as a defender. She played in 22 matches, starting just two, but she provided depth to the Golden Eagles strong back line contingent, helping Marquette record 11 shutouts on the year. She provided one assist on the season, feeding Emily Fitzpatrick for a goal in a 2-0 win over Providence (Sept. 25).
Prior to Marquette: McBride earned four letters in soccer, three of which were under Jess Taylor who is a Marquette alumnus. She was an all-state and all-area selection in 2005, and was a first-team all-conference selection in 2004 and 2005. She was a third-team all-conference selection in 2003 and all-conference honorable mention selection in 2002. She led her team to a conference title in 2004. She also earned four letters while running cross country, was a state qualifier in 2003 and team captain in 2004. McBride was honored as a scholar athlete for her work inside the classroom and she was a member of the National Honor Society and was on student council. A member of FC Milwaukee, she helped her team win six consecutive state titles and guided them to the Region II semifinals twice. She was also a member of the Wisconsin '87 ODP team for 4 years.
Personal: Allison Marie McBride was born March 17, 1987 in West Allis, Wis. She is the daughter of Kevin and Teresa McBride and is the sister of Kerry and Alex. McBride graduated in December of 2009 with a degree in nursing.
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