Feb. 9, 2009
Sycamore, Ill. - The Northern Illinois soccer program held its Team Banquet Friday night at Carls Fargo Restaurant at the Stratford Inn in Sycamore. Several Huskies players were honored for their achievements on the field and in the classroom.
Along with the recognition of letterwinners, Lindsey Curnock, Thea Johnson and Annie Wyer were honored for holding a 4.0 GPA during the fall 2008 semester. NIU's 2008 team awards recipients included:
Most Improved - Danielle Janowiak
Freshman Player of the Year - Kelsey Passaglia
Offensive MVP - Thea Johnson
Defensive MVP - Jestina Orlando
Team MVP - Thea Johnson / Jestina Orlando
The Huskies open their 2009 spring schedule February 28 with a seven-on-seven tournament at the University of Illinois.