10 Nici Newquist
Appeared in 14 games for the Huskie midfield ... Made one assist during the season ... Tallied one shot during the season ... Notched her lone helper on NIU's ... second goal of the match to put the Huskies up over the Golden Flashes, 2-1 (Oct. 9) ... Part of a midfield that combined for three shutouts.
One of five Huskies to play and start in all 19 matches ... part of a Huskies defense that recorded seven shutouts to rank fourth among MAC opponents in shutouts during the 2010 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 ... recorded shots against both Kent State and Illinois State... tallied a shot on goal against Illinois State.
Saw action in 15 games, while starting in seven contests for the Huskies ... scored her first collegiate goal in the Huskies 2-1 victory over Liberty ... connected with Kelsey Passaglia for a goal against Kent State to total three points on the season ... registered seven shots, with three shots on goal for the season... recorded shots on goal against Oakland, Liberty and Ball State.
A three-year varsity letterwinner and has been named team captain for her senior season ... Named the 2008 Daily Chronicle Girls Soccer Player of the Year ... Helped Sycamore to three straight Regional championships from 2006-08 ... Was team captain as a junior, totaling seven goals and eight assists, scoring the first goal in semi-sectional vs. Rockford-Boylan ... Led Sycamore in assists all three years ... Named to DeKalb Barbfest all-tournament team and was a first team All-Western Sun Conference performer all three years ... Garnered IHSSCA first team all-area honors in her sophomore and junior seasons ... Scored 10 goals and seven assists as a sophomore, scoring a pair of goals in only 11 minutes of action vs. DeKalb ... Was an IHSSCA all-area honorable mention as a freshman, scoring seven goals and 11 assists ... Owns school records for most assists in a season (2006 - 11) and in a career (26 with senior season yet to come).
Daughter of Howard and Tamara Newquist ... Brother Christopher played varsity soccer at Rockford College ... Brother Chadwick played varsity soccer for the University of Dubuque ... Brother Colby played varsity soccer for Kishwaukee Community College ... High school teammate of NIU signee Sara Cervenka ... Intends to major in business ... Played for Dactyls Soccer Club (Rockford, Ill.).