Huskies face Green Bay and Iowa State in exhibition matches this week.
2014 SEASON: Played in six games for NIU as a reserve midfielder...shot once against Illinois State (Aug. 22).
MINOOKA COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL: Four-time letter winner and captain her senior year ... Regional Champion in 2013, first time school had won in 14 years ... All-Conference and All-State in 2013 ... All-Area in 2012 and 2013 ... Four-time athletic training letter winner.
CLUB/ODP: Played for Windy City Pride 45...Regional Champion in 2013.
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Daughter to Maria and Pedro ... Intends to major in nursing ... Scholar Athlete in fall 2012, winter 2012, and spring 2013 ... Acts as athletic training student aide ... Enjoys singing ... Admires Hope Solo because "of the story behind how she became who she is today." Also admires Michael Jordan because of "his drive to keep trying."
COACH ROSS ON GALVAN: "Marisol is a very well-rounded player. She has played many different positions for her club team, having success at all of them. She's an attacking player at heart and is always looking for opportunities to get to the goal."