Amy Heredia
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Amy Heredia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cary, Ill.

High School:
Cary Grove

Height:
5-2

Position:
F

Birthdate:
06/20/1988

Experience:
3L

2009: Appeared in 17 games...recorded her first career assist against Evansville (Oct. 18)... contributed to a Redbird defense that posted a 1.23 goals against average and eight shutouts...the eight shutouts ties for third place for most shutouts in program history.

2008: Appeared in 12 games with 11 starts ... missed eight games after an appendectomy ... contributed to a Redbird defense that posted a 1.03 goals against average and seven shutouts.

2007: Appeared in all 18 games with 15 starts ... contributed to a Redbird defense that posted a 0.93 goals against average and seven shutouts.

2006: Appeared in 10 games.

Prior to ISU: Three-year starter in soccer and two-year starter in basketball ... earned all-conference soccer honors all three years and all-area plaudits in 2004 and 2006 ... selected as the soccer team's defensive player of the year as a sophomore ... named to the Pioneer Press Great Northwest Girls' Soccer Team in 2005 ... MVP of both teams as a junior and senior ... named to the Pioneer Press Great Northwest Girls' Soccer Team in 2005, while earning the honor for basketball during her final two seasons ... helped her team to the regional soccer crown as a junior ... recognized as one of the Pioneer Press' Top-50 Female Senior Athletes in 2006.

Personal: Amy Christine Heredia ... born June 20, 1988 ... daughter of Rick and Bonnie Heredia ... her mother, Bonnie, was a Redbird gymnast for two years ... her father, Rich, played baseball at Lewis ... her uncle participated in gymnastics at Southern Illinois ... AFNI Athletics Honor Roll: Fall 2007 ... majoring in industrial technology.