January 31, 2023

HOUSTON – University of Houston football head coach Jaime Frias has officially announced the goalkeeper’s signings Oliver Dietrichdefender Alexis Fowlkes and Hailey Stodenmidfield player Bri Hilsenteger and Julia Moorealong with forward Ramsey Davis and Amanda Walsch.

“This group embodies the core values ​​of our program and, above all, strives to help our team excel on and off the field,” said Frias. “They are all team players with an attitude of serving the team in our pursuit of excellence. On the field, they will address some of the needs that our graduating class left unanswered. They all carry a special quality that will improve the way we play on both sides of the ball.”

Of the seven newest signings, six come to Houston from Power 5 institutions including Colorado, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh and Texas Tech.

With that group of seven and the group of seven announced in the fall, the Cougars will add 14 student-athletes to the 2023 roster after losing seven seniors last season. For information on the Cougars’ seven previous signees, click here here.

Ramsey Davis

Tulsa, Okla.

Jr. | Forward

Ole Fraulein

Spent three seasons with the Rebels…Played in 56 games and started in 39 games…Played 3,029 minutes…He had seven goals and seven assists, including one goal in the 2020 NCAA tournament.

Played for IMG Academy Development Academy… Appointed to ODP Regional Team.

A four-time letter winner at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. and Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma… Helped lead Bishop Kelley to the Oklahoma 5A State Championship as a freshman and to the State Finals as a sophomore… He was placed in named TopDrawerSoccer All-State Team sophomore… All-District, All-Word and All-VYPE Oklahoma named sophomore… Earned All-District honors as freshman… Transferred to IMG Academy for junior season… 100 percent starting quota as Senior…Team Leader for Assists…Member of National Honor Society.

Daughter of Daniel and Dana Davis…enjoys shopping, spending time with her dog and all things Stitch…aspires to play overseas…would like to pursue a job in sports journalism or sports broadcasting.

Oliver Dietrich

Broomfield, Colorado

newbie | goalkeeper

texas tech

Didn’t start as a freshman.

Played for Real Colorado National… Led roster to an ECNL National Quarterfinals appearance.

Written at Holy Family High School in Broomfield, Colorado… Named 4A Player of the Year and First-Team All-State selection.

Daughter of Julie and Tom Dietrich… Has two siblings, Katie and Zach… Majored in biology with aspirations to study dentistry.

Alexis Fowlkes

The Woods, Texas

Second graders | defender

texas tech

Spent two seasons with the Red Raiders…played in 17 games…for 205 minutes.

Played for Houston Dynamo Dash Youth under Head Coach Omar Morales… Led the team to the Developmental Academy Cup and finished in the top eight.

3-year letterwinner at Tomball High School under coach Tori Parsons… Received National Honor Society and Top 10% awards.

Daughter of Willie and Mandi Fowlkes… Has two sisters, Caroline and Emily… Father Willie, played football at St Andrews Presbyterian College… Planning to go to law or business school.

Bri Hilsenteger

Austin, Texas

Second graders | midfield player


Spent two seasons with the Panthers…played in 32 games, started in two games…662 minutes logged…scored three goals.

Played for Lonestar SC for 11 years and for Lonestar in the WPSL for three seasons… Member of the Austin Elite UWS and La Academia for two seasons, an indoor semi-pro team… Attended US training camps in College Station, Texas.

Didn’t play soccer in school… Captained the track and field team for four years.

Daughter of David Hilsenteger and Bobbi Crittenden… Has an older sister, Ashton… Father played soccer at Midwestern State and Warner Pacific, also played semi-pro for The Fever and coached with Tottenham in England… Cousin Anna plays soccer in Boise State… Cousin Nick plays football at Linfield College … cousin Celia runs cross country in Baylor.

Julia Moore

Dallas, Texas

Second graders | midfield player

State of Mississippi

Spent two seasons with the Bulldogs…Played 24 games and scored one goal…Played 505 minutes.

Played association soccer for Sting Soccer Club of Dallas, coached by Tatu Pecorari… 2016 US Youth Soccer National Champion, 2017 ECNL U16 National Finalist, 2019 USSDA U17 National Champion and three-time Dallas International Cup Champions… Previously played for the Solar Soccer Club and D’Feeters Soccer Club… 2x United Soccer Coaches’ All-Academic Team Award.

Coached by Darrin Hedges at the Ursuline Academy of Dallas… State champion 2018 and 2021… Served as captain of the Bears in the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons… Named First Team All-District in 2019, Second Team All -District in 2018 and 2020… Elected to United Soccer Coaches All-Region Team in 2020.

Daughter of William and Susan Moore… Nickname is “LJ” for “Little Juliet”, given when she was six years old and playing on a team two years older than her… Father, William, ran Cross Country and Track at Rice… Has two sisters, Caroline and Natalie… Majors in Kinesiology.

Hailey Stoden

Broomfield, Colorado

graduate | defender


Spent two seasons with the Buffaloes…played in 18 games…logged 733 minutes…recorded one assist.

Spent two seasons with the Utes…played in 40 games, started every game both seasons…recorded one goal and four assists…2018 PAC-12 All-Freshman Team.

Ranked #9 forward in the nation from Broomfield High School according to TopDrawerSoccer… Scored 32 goals to lead the state for the second straight season and threw up 10 assists in her senior year… Finished her career with 87 goals and 35 assists… Designation BoCoPreps, Front Range League, 5A and Gatorade State Player of the Year…Also received NSCAA All-State honors and was selected to compete with the US U18 Women’s National Team…Selected for the USA Today/American Family All-USA First 2018 team, as well as the United Soccer Coaches and TopDrawerSoccer All-American teams…BHS Roll of Honor.

Daughter of Chris and Wendi Stodden… Has two siblings, Lindsey and Zach… Brother is a two-time All-American wrestler in Nebraska-Kearney.

Amanda Walsch

Plano, Texas

Second graders | Forward

Central Arkansas

Spent the last two seasons with the Bears…Played in 34 total games, started eight games in 2022…Played 1,360 minutes…Recorded one goal and two assists in two seasons.

Walsh won the 2016 SuperCopa and North Texas State Cup… Champions League Champions during the 2016-2017 season… Won the LHGCL Division 1 along with the SRPL from 2016-2018… In 2018 Walsh played a key role in winning the Southern Regional Final and qualifying 2019 for the ECNL Champions League.

Attended Plano Senior High School… Four years of Letterman at Plano Senior.

Daughter of Mike and Tammy Walsh… Cites mom Tammy as biggest influence… Likes soccer and spending time with family and friends… Majored in kinesiology with hopes of a career as a physical therapist.

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