Bethany Brown
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Bethany Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vernon Hills, Ill.

High School:
Vernon Hills

Height:
5-5

Position:
M

Birthdate:
04/17/1989

Experience:
3L

09/12/2010

Illinois State vs, Iowa State 9/12/10

Illinois State vs, Iowa State 9/12/10

08/27/2010

Illinois State vs Eastern Michigan - 8/27/10

Game day images

2010: Became the first Illinois State soccer player since 2003 to earn CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-America accolades...named to the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team...State Farm MVC Good Neighbor Award recipient...appeared in all 18 games and made eight starts...contributed to an Illinois State defense that limited opponents to a 1.18 goals against average and recorded four shutouts.

2009: Missouri Valley Conference Women's Soccer Scholar-Athlete First-Team selection...CoSIDA ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District V Second-Team selection...appeared in 15 games, recording one assist...helped the Redbirds remain undefeated at home with an assist to Jessica Carlson for the game-winning goal against Northern Illinois (Sept. 6) ...contributed to a Redbird defense that posted a 1.23 goals against average and eight shutouts including the MVC Tournament Championship game, leading the Redbirds to their first NCAA Tournament appearance in six years ...the eight shutouts ties for third place for most shutouts in program history.

2008:Appeared in 19 games with six stars, all consecutive ... recorded an assist against Morehead State (9/24).

2007: All-Valley Freshman Team selection ... appeared in 17 games with eight starts, the most by any ISU freshman ... recorded four points on a goal and two assists ... tied for fourth on the team in assists ... scored her first-career goal against Indiana State (10/5) ... recorded assists against Creighton (10/14) and Drake in the State Farm MVC Tournament semifinal game (11/9).

Prior to ISU: Played her club soccer with the Eclipse `88-'89, along with fellow teammate Nicole Russell ... won the Illinois State Cup five-consecutive years (2002-06) ... also captured regional crowns in 2003 and 2006 ... as a member of Eclipse Select in `06, won the US Youth Soccer National Championship ... Redbird teammates Brenna Bohl, Alex Howell, Katrina Jakobsze, Nicole Russell and Ammanda Wisniewski also played club soccer with Eclipse ... played soccer at Vernon Hills High School in 2004 and 2005 ... a two-time North Suburban League All-Conference and Daily Herald All-Area team selection ... named to the Pioneer Press Five Fab Freshmen Team in 2004 ... helped the Cougars win the North Suburban Conference championship in 2004 and reach the conference and sectional title games in 2005 ... also played basketball for two years.

Personal: Bethany Rose Brown... born April 17, 1989 ... daughter of Bruce and Debbie Brown ... AFNI Athletics Honor Roll: Fall 2007, Spring 2008 ... majoring in criminal justice.