Williams accounts for five of Boilermakers' six goals this week
Boilermakers welcome back eight starters, add three transfers that were starters
Boilermakers cruise to shutout win in exhibition opener
Purdue conceded 17 fewer goals than 2013 but failed to score 20 for first time in team history.
Arkans opens scoring in 11th minute, ending Boilers' scoring drought at 367 minutes.
Jordan Ginther 2014 Photo Gallery
Rick Szalach photo gallery from Purdue's Nebraska-Iowa road trip.
Purdue vs. Ball State
Purdue vs. Minnesota and Wisconsin
Mega gallery from Purdue Women's Soccer season opener
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: USA Women's National Team
Favorite Athlete: Megan Rapinoe
Favorite Pro Stadium: Toyota Park
Favorite Field She’s Played On (Other Than Purdue): Toyota Park
Favorite Playoff Format/Marquee Event: Summer Olympics
Favorite Country to Root for at World Cup: USA
Current Pro Goalkeeper She'd Like to Shoot Against: Tim Howard
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Her Grandpa
In Her MP3 Player: Twenty One Pilots
Last Concert She Attended: Kygo
Favorite Author: John Green
Last Book She Read: Finding Alaska
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr., Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, Director: Quentin Tarantino
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Pitch Perfect
Favorite Month: September
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Food: Deep Dish Pizza
Favorite Dessert: Frozen Yogurt
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Disc Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Arizona
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Spain
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Soccer Complex:Locker Room
Most Memorable Games at Purdue: 2014 Spring Tournament at Indiana State
Enjoyed This Professor's Class: Terrance Manning, English
Furry Friend: Simba, Cat
SOPHOMORE / 2014
Ginther started all nine games in which she played... opened the season as the starter and also made six starts in Big Ten play... was sidelined by an injury for seven games early in the season but returned in time for the Minnesota-Wisconsin weekend to close out the month of September... also started Big Ten games against Maryland, Rutgers, Nebraska and Iowa... made a career-high eight saves in the 1-0 loss to Wisconsin... shut out Ohio to help the Boilers post their first win of the season... surrendered only one goal in 1-0 losses to Miami (Ohio), Minnesota and Nebraska... made five saves in the loss at Nebraska.
FRESHMAN / 2013
Ginther played in nine games, making four starts... Purdue's first true freshman goalkeeper to start a game since the program's inaugural 1998 season... started four consecutive games in September vs. Dartmouth, Seattle, IPFW and Miami (Ohio)... helped lead the Boilers to wins against Dartmouth and IPFW as well as a draw against Seattle... saw action off the bench five times, finishing off the games against Akron, Xavier, Kansas, Penn State and Nebraska... earned her first collegiate shutout in the IPFW win... made a season-high four saves in the games against Kansas and Dartmouth... kept Xavier off the scoreboard for the final 27 minutes of the game, her longest relief appearance of the season.
HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Three-year starting goalkeeper for the varsity team, coached by Scott Parillo... didn't play high school soccer as a sophomore in order to train for nationals with her club team... USYS Golden Glove winner in 2011 after helping lead her club to the national title... team MVP as a senior after recording 11 shutouts... two-time all-conference, all-area and all-sectional honoree while breaking the school record for shutouts... conference MVP as a freshman.
Parents: John & Kelly Ginther
Brothers: Jake & Sam