We quiz our five freshmen to find out what they have learned about the team over the first two months they have been on campus.
Played in all 19 games, making six starts … scored two goals this season, both game winners … had 5 shots on goal out of 10 total shots … had the lone goal against Purdue … scored the second of two goals against UC Irvine … finished the season with four points … named Academic All-Big Ten.
Named to Big Ten All-Freshman Team (first for IU since 2008)
Played in 22 games, all as a reserve off the bench ... finished with three goals and one assist, with all three goals serving as game-winning goals ... scored her first collegiate goal in the second half against Minnesota in the Big Ten opener ... in the closing minutes of the second overtime period at Michigan State, she found the back of the net for her second goal of the season ... picked up an assist against Illinois in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament ... put home the game-winning goal in the second half versus DePaul in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.
Was a four-year letterwinner at Naperville Central High School ... led NCHS to a 20-2-2 record in 2012, a school record ... received all-area recognition from the Naperville Sun and Daily Herald as a senior ... named all-conference as a junior as well as all-sectional ... team won conference title each of the past three seasons ... claimed a regional title in 2010 and 2011 ... participated on the Illinois ODP '94 State team in 2010 and 2011 and was part of the Region II ODP Pool those years as well ... played club soccer for Chicago Fire Juniors for four years before the team merged to form the Sockers FC prior to her senior year ... won a regional title with the Fire in 2009 and was a finalist at the U.S. Club Nationals ... claimed the Illinois State Cup in 2010 and was a finalist in 2011 ... the daughter of Ron and Toni Ellis ... has one sister, Taylor ... intends to major in Business.