25 - Ali Backscheider
Ali Backscheider
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: St. Ursuline
Position: D

Career Stats

* Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll 
* Horizon League Academic Honor Roll 

2013 - Senior Season: Played in all 20 matches... Scored one goal and added an assist to end the year with three points... Took 17 shots on the year, including 12 shots on goal... Lone goal of the year came in the regular season home opener vs. Northern Kentucky (Aug. 28)... Recorded an assist in the season finale at Marquette (Nov. 2)... Took a season-high three shots on goal vs. Northern Kentucky (Aug. 28)... Took two shots on goal against Indiana State, Bowling Green and in BIG EAST action vs. Georgetown. 

2012 - Junior Season: Played in 18 contests, starting twice... Played 875 minutes... Attempted 18 shots on the year, scoring once and putting 10 tries on goal... Scored a goal in a win over Eastern Illinois (Sept. 14)... Totaled three tries and played 93 minutes vs. Saint Louis (Sept. 29)... Had a shot on goal and played 79 minutes at Richmond (Oct. 12)... Totaled five shots, three on goal, in tie vs. Saint Joseph's (Oct. 21)... Played 71 minutes at Charlotte (Oct. 28)... Took three shots in league tourney win over St. Bonaventure (Nov. 1).

2011 - Sophomore Season: Started 18 matches... Didn't come off the field 15 times... Had an assist in season opener vs. Madonna (Aug. 19)... Had two shots vs. SEMO (Sept. 9)... Played all 101 minutes vs. Louisville (Sept. 11)... Played all 110 minutes vs. Xavier (Sept. 29)... Tallied an assist and attempted two shots on goal in win at Youngstown State (Oct. 1)... Attempted two shots in league semifinal at Milwaukee (Nov. 4).

2010 - Freshman Season: Honored by teammates as Top Dog, an award given for exceptional fitness, technique and winning percentage... Played in all 20 matches, earning a start 13 times... Played 1,535 minutes, ranking fifth on the team... Totaled nine shots, two on goal... Didn't come off the field in 10 matches.

High School: Three-year letterwinner, leading St. Ursuline to a 40-6-5 record over three seasons... Led high school team to a division title in 2007 and a runner-up finish in 2008... Tabbed MVP of city all-star game... Voted honorable mention all-city and first team all-league as a senior in 2009... Earned second team all-league honors in 2008... High school coach was Colleen Dehring... Played club soccer for Cincinnati United Premier Crew Juniors Gold U18... Club coach was Bob Muro.

Personal: Daughter of Allen and Barbara Backscheider.