Velasquez Receives NSCAA Third Team All-Great Lakes Region Honors
Dec. 10, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Graduating senior Orianica Velasquez was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Great Lakes Region Third Team on Dec. 6. She is the first Indiana player to receive the award since Kelly Lawrence earned Second Team honors in 2009.
This season, Velasquez posted seven goals for the third straight year, to go with four assists - matching a career high - and her 18 points were tied for the team lead. She turned it up in Big Ten play, registering five goals and one assist on her way to earning Second Team All-Big Ten honors.
The native of Bogota, Colombia, Velasquez closed out her career at Indiana with 26 career goals, which is tied for fourth on the all-time list at IU. She also added 12 assists, which ties for eighth in program history and her 64 career points are fourth-most in school history.
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