5   Marisa Oriente
Marisa Oriente

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Homer Glen, IL

High School:
Lockport

Height:
5-2

Position:
M-F


2006: Redshirted due to injury ... NIU Huskie Scholar (3.0-3.49 gpa) honoree.

2005: Came off the bench in seven contests ... Helped NIU notch early season highlight with 1-0 win vs. DePaul (9-30) ... Earned Huskie Scholar recognition.

2004: Scored two points with one goal in 12 matches ,,, Tallied first collegiate marker with game-winning goal in 2-1 triumph over Buffalo (10-10) ... One of nine Huskies to score a goal during the season ... Huskie Scholar (3.00 to 3.49 gpa) honoree in NIU's Academic Excellence Program.

High School: Garnered Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association All-State as a senior ... Named team MVP and Most Dedicated after scoring 19 points on seven goals and five assists during senior campaign ... Two-time first team all-area and All-SICA West honoree ... Totaled 23 points on eight goals and 13 assists as a junior ... Earned second team all-conference as a sophomore ... Four-year letterwinner finished prep career as school's second-leading scorer with 78 points and posted with the third-highest career assist total with 30 ... Earned two varsity letters in basketball and held the school career steals record while ranking for most three-pointers made ... Honor Roll member for one semester from freshman thru junior years and both semesters as a senior.

Personal: Member of Chicago Magic Soccer Club from 1995-2001 and spent three campaigns with Windy City Pride, including the 2002 WAG championship team ... Kinesiology major.