Anna Stinson, Rachel Tejada and Alyse Williams also named preseason all-conference.
The two-time defending MVC Tournament champions open the season Aug. 23 at home against Miami (Ohio)
Redbirds' up-and-down campaign ultimately culminates in another tournament title and NCAA Tournament appearance
ISU will represent the conference in the NCAA Tournament
Kristin Cooley, Anna Stinson, Rachel Bostick, Kyla Cross, Lauren Koehl and Alyse Williams earned recognition in addition to Tejada
The Redbird soccer team put together its best season in program-history in 2013.
The Illinois women's soccer team took on the Northern Iowa Panther at home on Wednesday October 10, 2012
"Kick for a Cure" Soccer vs. Loyola October 3, 2012
Career Achievements: Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team selection (2012).
Sophomore (2013): Season...redshirted after suffering a torn ACL during preseason practice.
Freshman (2012): Notable...Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team...Season...appeared in all 20 games, starting 13 times, while tallying two goals...scored first-career goal, a game-winner, against Missouri State (Oct. 21)...also fired a career-high three shots and two shots on goal against the Bears...found the back of the net in the MVC Tournament championship match win over Indiana State (Nov. 4)...started nine-straight games from Sept. 19-Nov. 2.
St. Charles North/Strikers Fox Valley: Four-year letterwinner at St. Charles North High School for head coach Ruth Vostal...leading scorer her senior season with 23 goals and 11 assists as her squad finished 2nd in the state...Team-MVP, Kane County Chronicle's Player of the Year...earned all-conference and all-area honors as a junior after scoring 19 goals while recording 11 assists and leading the North Stars to a regional title...tallied 12 goals and eight assists as a starter her sophomore season...team finished 3rd in the state.
Personal: Born September 10, 1993...daughter of Jeff and Kathleen Koehl...siblings are Meredith and Adam...majoring in psychology.