The three captains talk about how the team is progressing after six days of practice.
Tied for third-most games played in IU history (80)
Named to CollegeSoccer360.com "Primetime Performer" list (Sept. 24)
Started all 23 games, playing every minute of every game as a defender ... was a leader in the defensive third, helping the Hoosiers post a school record nine shutouts on the year ... scored one goal and had one assist ... was on Big Ten Preseason Players to Watch List ... picked up the assist in season opener, a 1-0 win on the road against Ohio ... was instrumental in helping the Hoosiers to a 1-0 win at home against Minnesota to begin Big Ten play ... scored her lone goal of the season against Illinois in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament on a long shot from just inside midfield that bounced over in the box and over the goalkeeper's head ... named Academic All-Big Ten.
Played and started in all 19 games ... registered a pair of goals ... helped the Hoosiers post six shutouts on the year, including three in Big Ten play ... played 90 minutes or more in 14 games ... started the season in the defensive backfield but transitioned to a holding midfield position in the middle of the season ... in her first game at the new position, she posted four shots, including two on goal ... had one shot in a loss to Iowa ... played all 90 minutes in the Hoosiers 1-0 win against Northwestern ... broke into the scoring column with a goal against Michigan State ... tallied her second goal of the year against Wisconsin ... named Academic All-Big Ten.
Played in 19 games, making 15 starts in the defensive backfield ... collected nine shots on the season, five of which were on goal ... was instrumental on the defensive end of the team's three shutouts during the season ... also held high-scoring Nebraska forward Morgan Marlborough to just one shot on goal as the Hoosiers went on to claim a 2-1 victory over the Huskers ... Named Academic All-Big Ten.
Competed in 19 games and made 10 starts ... had two goals and eight shots on the season ... scored a goal in a 6-0 win at Butler (8/29) ... registered a game winner in a 2-1 win against Western Michigan (9/1) ... attempted two shots against Hofstra (9/12) ... had one shot on goal at Purdue (10/7).
Ross is a two-time all-conference player at Upper Arlington High School for head coach Mark Wise ... led UA to a 17-2-2 record during her senior year ... named Third Team All-District for the second time in her career ... also credited with the Most Valuable Midfielder Award her final two years as she led her team to the state semifinals and quarterfinals ... she holds the UA record for most game-winning assists as well as games played ... club experience includes seven seasons with the Eagles Soccer Club ... won state titles in 2004 and 2006 and a national regional semifinal appearance in 2006 ... has been a member of the Olympic Development Program (ODF) for the past six seasons ... played on the same high school soccer team as current IU teammate Shannon Flower ... the daughter of Michelle Ross ... has a brother, David, and a sister, Lindsey.