8 Micaela Damas
2008: Started all 19 matches in which she played ... assisted on Jestina Orlando's goal at Creighton (9/21/08) ... took three shots against Northern Iowa, and fired one each on Central Michigan and Kent State.
2007: One of six NIU players to start all 20 matches ... Key member of NIU defense that allowed a MAC low 0.70 goals against ... Fired a shot on goal against Loyola (9-14) that nearly tied the game ... Also had a shot on goal in a 0-0 tie against Ball State (10-12) ... Earned Victory Scholar (3.5 GPA or above) honors.
2006: Totaled two points on two assists ... Started all 16 matches played ... Assisted on game-winning goal in 3-0 victory against Western Michigan (10-26) ... Had the lone assist on the only goal scored in win vs. Kent State (11-3) ... Earned Victory Scholar (3.50 GPA or better) honors.
High School: Team captain as senior for squad that won Eastern Kansas League conference crown ... First team All-Metro, second team all-state by coaches association, and earned third straight All-EKL award as senior ... Honorable mention all-conference as junior as sophomore ... Helped team capture conference championship during sophomore campaign ... Three-sport standout and earned four varsity letters in soccer, basketball, and track and field ... Part of Class 6A state championship basketball team in 2004-05 and helped team finish third during 2005-06 season as a senior captain ... Second team all-conference and all-county, honorable mention All-Sun, and was named to Kansas All-Star Team during senior basketball season ... Set school javelin record as junior was two-time regional runner-up ... Ran on state's sixth-place 4x400 relay team as a freshman ... Had two years with National Honor Society and four straight years on Honor Roll .. Served as President of Rough Ryders spirit club.
Personal: Played club soccer with Kansas City Comets ... Brother, Colin, threw javelin for Nebraska track and field program ... Parents are Nage and Kerry Damas ... History major.
DAMAS' CAREER STATISTICS
Season MP-MS G A Pts.
2006 16-16 0 2 2
2007 20-20 0 0 0
2008 19-19 0 1 1
Totals 55-55 0 3 3