We venture into the weight room to find out who excels in one of the most important off-the-field areas for the team.
2013 (Redshirt Junior)
Started as a forward in three of eight games played on the season ... played a total of 173 minutes ... had one assist against Xavier ... played a season-high 49 minutes at Penn State ... saw 32 minutes of action against Illinois ... had her season ended by injury in practice following the Illinois game ... named Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Appeared in 14 games off the bench ... took one shot in 40 minutes of action in the season opener against Arkansas State ... played 23 minutes and took one shot in the win over Missouri State ... played a season-high 27 minutes in the 0-0 draw at UC Santa Barbara ... earned one shot attempt at Michigan ... matched her season high with 27 minutes played and recorded a shot attempt against Wisconsin ... posted a shot on goal in eight minutes against Ohio State in the season finale ... named Academic All - Big Ten.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman)
Appeared in 13 games, making four starts at the forward position ... scored one goal on five shots ... her first collegiate goal came at Illinois.
McCusker played her first three seasons of high school soccer at Chesterton (Ind.) High School before transferring to Shattuck-St. Mary's Soccer Academy in Minnesota ... at Chesterton, she racked up a number of honors and accolades and led them to sectional and regional titles in 2007 and 2008, respectively ... a three-time all-conference selection ... received second team all-state honors as a junior after leading the team with 26 goals ... named first team all-district twice and the team's offenseive MVP all three years ... part of the ODP state pool team as a junior ... in her career at Chesterton, she scored 61 goals and handed out 18 assists ... then decided to transfer to Shattuck-St. Mary's Soccer Academy in Minnesota, where they play competitive games from July through May ... in her one season at SSM, she scored over 20 goals and assisted on at least 10 others ... the daughter of Paul and Vanessa McCusker .. has one brother, Jack.
Major: Sports Marketing Birthdate: October 23, 1991