Riana Gesell

#3 Riana Gesell

Pos. MF
Ht. 5-7
Yr. R-Fr.
Hometown Winnipeg, Manitoba
High School (Prev. School) Glenlawn Collegiate Institute

2019: Medically unable to compete for Valpo ... remains with program as a student manager.

2018: Made one appearance for Valpo, playing four minutes off the bench Sept. 2 against Robert Morris.

2017: Did not see action for the Crusaders.

Prep: Helped Lions claim district title in 2014 before transitioning to Regional Excel Centre soccer program ... playing for the Manitoba provincial team, helped team to berth in finals of 2015 Western Canada Summer Games ... also competed in Canadian Soccer Association's Pacific Challenge Series in 2014 ... played club soccer for FC Northwest ... helped club to multiple Manitoba Soccer Association Cup titles and Canadian Soccer Association national club championships ... team also won multiple Winnipeg Youth Soccer Association league and city titles ... played in numerous showcase events with Manitoba Blizzard Pre-University and FC Northwest traveling team ... also played volleyball, basketball and track and field for the Lions ... helped volleyball team to provincial finals and basketball team to a district title and berth in provincial semi-finals ... an All-Star selection in both volleyball and basketball ... selected as school's co-female Athlete of the Year following grade 9 year ... received award for significant contribution to high school athletics program following grade 10 ... earned First Class honors academically.

Personal: Daughter of Randy and Charlotte Gesell ... major is kinesiology.