4   Karen Enockson
Karen Enockson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Charles, IL

High School:
East

Last College:
Iowa

Height:
5-7

Position:
F


2006: Academic All-MAC selection and named team's Offensive MVP ... Accounted for one-third of team's goal output while pacing team while tying for MAC lead with nine ... Goal total was the fifth-highest in school history ... Tied for second in MAC with team-best 22 points ... Selected as MAC Player of the Week after scoring two goals and adding an assist in 3-0 victory over Western Michigan (10-26) ... Scored match-winning goal in 4-0 win vs. Eastern Washington (8-25) ... Had unassisted goal vs. South Dakota State (8-27) ... Assisted on game-tying goal in 1-1 draw vs. Creighton (9-4) ... Scored two unassisted goals in 2-2 tie with UW-Green Bay (9-8) ... Tallied opening goal in match vs. DePaul (9-10) ... Scored goal in 2-0 win vs. Kent State (10-6) ... Notched team's lone goal vs. Buffalo (10-8) ... Assisted on match-winning goal vs. Miami (OH) (10-22) ... Credited with an assist in first round MAC tournament victory over Ohio (10-29) ... Earned NIU Victory Scholar (3.50 gpa or better) honors.


2005: Scored nine points with four goals and one assist in first season at NIU after transferring from Iowa ... Team-leader in shots taken (35), co-leader in goals, and finished second in points ... Started 17 of 18 contests played ... Scored first NIU points with goal vs. Wright State (9-2) ... Struck for match winner in 1-0 win over DePaul (9-4) ... Had opening goal of 3-2 victory over Ohio (9-30) ... Scored goal vs. Bowling Green (9-23) ... Lone assist was set-up for match winner in 2-0 win over Central Michigan (10-14) ... Victory Scholar (3.50 and above gpa) honoree in NIU's Academic Excellence Program.

Iowa: Sat out 2004 season due to torn ACL before transferring ... Totaled goal and assist while playing in 15 matches during freshman season with two starts ... Had first career goal vs. Drake (9-5) and recorded an assist in upset victory over No. 12 BYU (9-13) ... Dean's list student was also member of Iowa honors program.

High School: Made Chicago Tribune's "Area Top 50 Players" list prior to scoring 43 points on 14 goals and 15 assists during senior season ... Earned Tri-Cities All-Area and All-Upstate Eight Conference selections as a junior and senior ... Chicago Tribune "Athlete of the Week" selection as a junior ... Two-time UEC All-Academic honoree also received Human Relations Award in 2002 and was a D.A.R.E. role model.

Personal: Led Naperville Soccer Association in scoring and was member of Campton United's Celtic Cup championship squad ... Psychology and Spanish double-major ... Lance Armstrong fan.