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.
Goalkeeper Aryn Newsom and the ISU defense combined to post their third clean sheet of the season.
Her award is the sixth this season for the Redbirds, and second-straight Defensive Player of the Week honor.
The Redbirds and Sycamores will kickoff at 6 p.m., CT.
The Redbirds and Mastodons will square off at 4 p.m., Friday.
The Redbird soccer team put together its best season in program-history in 2013.
Illinois State's historic season ended with a 3-0 loss at third-seeded and 11th-ranked Michigan, Friday in Ann Arbor.
Illinois State women's soccer team takes on Missouri State on Sunday October 21, 2012
"Kick for a Cure" Soccer vs. Loyola October 3, 2012
ISU soccer takes on Western Michigan. 9/2/12
Career Achievements: Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team choice (2013).
RS Sophomore (2013): Season...started and played every minute in ISU's first 13 games of the season before suffering a torn ACL at Indiana State (Oct. 4)...anchored the back line at center back before the injury...served as the squad's long free kick specialist...tallied a career-high two shots, including a shot on goal in the win over No. 22 Marquette (Sept. 15).
RS Freshman (2012): Notable...Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team...Season...made 19 appearances with 12 starts, including seven of the last eight matches...center back for a defense that surrendered just 1.30 goals per game and recorded five shutouts...fired her only shot on goal of the season against Loyola Chicago (Oct. 3).
Freshman (2011): Season...Redshirted the 2011 campaign.
Huntley/FC Premier: Four-year starter at Huntley for head coach Kris Grabner...earn all-area honorable mention as a senior...was named team captain and led the Huntley defense to six shutouts in 10 games and scored two goals with three assists before suffering an injury as a junior...led team to a regional championship and the Fox Valley championship...all-state selection as a sophomore, leading the Red Raiders to 11 shutouts, a regional title and a Fox Valley championship...named team's Defensive Player of the Year, all-conference, Northwest Herald First Team and Daily Herald First Team as a freshman.
Personal: Born September 18, 1992...daughter of David and Gail Williams...has a sister, Ashley, and two brothers, Dominic and Anthony...her father, David, played football at Miami University...safety major.