Redbirds' up-and-down campaign ultimately culminates in another tournament title and NCAA Tournament appearance
The Redbirds finish the season with a record of 13-5-2
ISU takes on the Golden Eagles in Milwaukee Friday at 7 p.m.
Illinois State has been in the field of 64 three of the past four seasons
ISU will play for its second-straight tournament title on Sunday against Indiana State
2012: Made five appearances in goal, including four starts...allowed just three goals, compiling a career-best 0.79 goals against average...tallied a .864 save percentage, also a career-best...earned three victories, one shutout and one partial shutout...stopped a season-high six shots in 2-1 win at Creighton (Sept. 29)...made four saves in shutout victory over Florida Atlantic (Aug. 24)...started and played first half in ISU's 1-0 win over Loyola Chicago (Oct. 3)...departs the Redbirds as a member of the winningest class under head coach Drew Roff and only group to win three MVC Tournament titles and make three NCAA Tournament appearances.
2011: Made seven appearances in goal with three starts...recorded one shutout and posted a 1.09 goals against average in 329 minutes in goal...collected 10 saves and tallied a .714 save percentage...made a season-high four saves at Boston (Aug. 26)...posted a shutout in a 2-0 win against Drake (Sept. 25).
2010: Played every minute in goal for the Redbirds, recording four shutouts, collecting 77 saves and posting a 1.18 goals against average and .778 save percentage...Missouri Valley Conference All-Tournament Team selection...tallied her first collegiate shutout against DePaul (Aug. 29)...earned three other shutouts at Northern Illinois (Sept. 10), at Drake (Oct. 3) and against Missouri State (Oct. 10)...recorded a career-high nine saves at Minnesota (Sept. 19)...posted eight-save performances at Kent State (Aug. 22) and against Missouri State in the semifinals of the MVC Tournament (Nov. 5).
Prior to ISU: Member of Team Ontario (2004-08), West Rouge Storm soccer club, and the Serbian National Team (2010)...starter at Cape Breton University Nova Scotia in Sydney, Canada during freshman season...started and played every game at Silverthorn Collegiate Institute as a prep...led team to West Region title as a sophomore and junior...named Academic All-Canadian and Special Honours English.
Personal: Mara Kremenovic...born June 28, 1991...daughter of Mike and Amanda Kremenovic...major: exercise science.