Abby Van Deventer
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Abby Van Deventer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
East Moline, Ill.

High School:
United Township

Height:
5-6

Position:
B

Birthdate:
11/18/1993

Experience:
2L

Club Team:
EMSCC Hurricanes

12/20/2013

Season Recap: Historic ISU Soccer Season Culminates With NCAA Advancement

ISU tied a program-record with 14 wins, and also became the first MVC team to advance into the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

11/21/2013

NCAA Tournament Run Continues at Third-Seeded Michigan, Friday

The Redbirds and 11th-ranked Wolverines will square off at 7 p.m., EST/6 p.m., CST in Ann Arbor

11/15/2013

Redbirds Open NCAA Tournament at Louisville, Saturday

ISU enters the 12 p.m., match on a program-record nine-game winning streak.

11/10/2013

Leinert's Hat Trick Leads Redbirds to Third-Straight MVC Title

Illinois State has won three-straight tournament titles, and four in the past five seasons.

11/09/2013

Redbirds to Take On Sycamores for MVC Title, Sunday

Illinois State will be seeking its third-straight championship in Sunday's title match.

12/19/2013

2013 in Review

The Redbird soccer team put together its best season in program-history in 2013.

11/08/2013

MVC Soccer Awards Banquet

Three ISU soccer players earned individual awards, while nine were named All-Valley, at the annual MVC Awards Banquet.

10/27/2013

Illinois State vs. Drake

The Redbirds clinched the MVC regular-season title outright with a 3-0 win over the Bulldogs.

10/13/2013

Illinois State vs. Loyola

The Redbird soccer team defeated Loyola, 1-0, Oct. 13.

09/15/2013

Illinois State vs. No. 22 Marquette

The Redbirds defeated the Golden Eagles, 3-2, to earn the program's second all-time win over a top-25 team.

Career Achievements: All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team selection (2013).

Sophomore (2013): Notable...All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team...four-time MVC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 8, Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5)...Season...appeared in 21 matches, starting the final 20 games of the season...played the second-most minutes on the team, with 1,779...played every minute of the final 16 games of the campaign...stalwart on an ISU defensive unit that surrendered 1.45 goals per game and tallied seven shutouts...registered an assist in the win over Evansville (Oct. 20)...tallied six shots on the season, all of which came in the final eight matches.

Freshman (2012): Season...appeared in 18 games, with 10 starts, including the final six of the season...was third on the team in goals (four) and points (11)...second in the Valley among freshman in goals and points...had two five-point performances (two goals, one assist)...first came against Florida Atlantic (Aug. 24)...was held pointless until achieving the feat again against Indiana State (Oct. 14)...tallied an assist in the MVC Tournament semifinal win over Creighton (Nov. 2)...13 of 19 shots taken came on goal.

United Township/EMSCC Hurricanes: Four-year letterwinner at United Township High School for head coach Phil Weaver...Earned all-state, Metro All Star and first-team all conference honors with 25 goals and 9 assists as a senior...Team MVP...All-state special mention, first-team all conference as a basketball player...first-team all-conference, all-sectional, Metro All-Star Team, Quad City Times All-Area honorable mention selection as a junior...scored 16 goals and recorded eight assists...scored 16 goals and tallied five assists to earn first-team all-conference, all-sectional, Metro All-Star Team and Quad City Times All-Area honorable mention as a sophomore...earned first-team all-conference and Metro All-Star Team accolades as a freshman after scoring seven goals and recording five assists...member of EMSSC Hurricanes club team.

Personal: Born November 18, 1993...daughter of the late David Van Deventer and Jenny Van Deventer-Pancrazio, stepfather is Patrick Pancrazio...has four siblings, Nick, Brett, Blake and Allison...majoring in elementary education.

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