27 Lauren Eberts
Started in all 19 contests at center back for the Huskies ... Scored one goal in 2012 ... Assisted in all three of the Huskies shutout last season ... Helped the Huskies to a 307:24 minute shutout streak (Sept. 8-23) ... Part of the Huskies defense that allowed 1.79 goals per game ... Headed in the game-winning goal on a set piece at Buffalo (Oct. 7) ... Totaled five shots during the season ... Part of a defense that limited Northern Iowa to an opponent season-low of five shots (Sept. 4).
One of five returning Huskies to start in all 19 contests ... member of the NIU defense that recorded seven shutouts to rank fourth among MAC competition with shutouts this season ... member of the Huskie backline that held its opponents to a 0.390 shot on goal percentage, allowing just three goals on NIU's home turf ... helped the Huskies go undefeated in conference play at home this season (4-0-1), while recording a 7-1-1 overall home record ... helped hold Huskies opponents to one goal or less 11 times this season, en route to a 9-8-1 record that gave the Huskies a MAC Tournament berth ... helped NIU to fifth-place marks in the league with 23 goals allowed and 1.26 GAA ... recorded three points on the season, scoring her first collegiate goal in NIU's 1-0 victory over MAC foe Buffalo ... notched an assist in NIU's 1-0 victory over Green Bay
Selected to the Freshman All-MAC team after starting 17 games with Huskies defense ... recorded time in 19 matches ... registered shots against Bowling Green and Akron ... fired a shot on goal against Akron ... important member of the Huskies defense that recorded five shutouts on the season, including shutouts against Kent State, Eastern Michigan, Oakland, Valparaiso and SIU Edwardsville.
Named Ohio Capital Conference Player of the Year as a senior ... Earned first team all-area, first team all-conference and second team all-state honors after recording six goals and four assists as Team MVP and captain in her senior season ... In 42 career starts she tallied 10 goals and eight assists ... Was a second team all-conference selection in her junior year ... She helped the Panthers to three straight conference championships and sectional championships ... Earned four varsity letters, three at Pickerington North and one at St. Charles East (Ill.)
Member of the Columbus Blast FC club team since 2006 under coach Mohamood Razack and reached regionals in 2008 ... Member of Fox Valley Strikers from 2001-2006 under coach Dave King ... Parents are Howard and Lisa Eberts ... Plans to major in elementary education and minor in biology.