20 Dennis Lysenka
Joined the team in the spring of 2009.
High School: Earned all-conference first team honors his junior and senior year. Helped Niles West become Central Suburban League champions his senior year. Scored a game-winning goal against Loyola in the Northwest Invitational championship.
Club: Competed with FC Smena Minsk in Belarus and FC Chicago. FC Smena Minsk won the Barcelona International Tournament in 2001, was runner-up in both the Estonia International in 2002 and Austria International in 1999. Five time Minsk junior champions.
Personal: Born Aug. 19, 1988 in Minsk, Belarus. Son of Natallia and Anatol Lysenka. Treasurer of the NIU Evans Scholars Chapter. Enjoys tennis, golf, chess, piano, camping and reading.