Rachel Tejada became just the second freshman in MVC history to earn Valley Most Valubale Player honors.
Julie Hanley is entering her first season as a graduate assistant with Illinois State in 2010. Hanley, a standout goalkeeper at Kansas, primarily works with the Redbird keepers and defenders.
Hanley was a three-year team captain for the Jayhawks and one of the most successful goalkeepers in school history. Hanley ranks second in wins, shutouts, and goals against average in the KU annuls. She led the Big 12 in goals against average as sophomore and was named to the 2009 Jayhawk Invitational All-Tournament team, a TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week member in 2006 and was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on two separate occasions. Hanley was not only successful on the field, but in the classroom as well, earning Big 12 All-Academic First Team accolades in 2008 and 2009 and was selected to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll as a senior.
Prior to her collegiate player career, Hanley earned First Team All-America honors, was a NSCAA All-Region selection, and a two-time ISGSA First Team All-State honoree at North Central High School. She also led her club team, Dynamo F.C., to a pair of Indiana State Championships.
Although Hanley is entering her first year as a coach at the collegiate level, she has been a goalkeeper coach at the SoccerPlus goalkeeper school, the Kansas Soccer Academy, the Topeka Select girls' team and at the University of Kansas soccer camps. Hanley holds a NSCAA Regional Coaching certificate.