Kristin Cooley, Kyla Cross, Allie Newsom and Anna Stinson are first team selections, while Aryn Newsom earned honorable mention status
Illinois State is 3-0-2 through the season's first five matches
Tejada scores sixth and seventh goals of 2012 in seven-minute stretch to equalize
ISU and FGCU will meet to conclude the 6th Annual Embassy Suites Classic
Five Redbirds scored in the victory, as ISU tallied the second-most goals in program history
2012: MVC Scholar-Athlete Team selection...appeared in 19 of 20 matches, starting two times, against Western Michigan (Sept. 2) and at Creighton (Sept. 29)...scored first goal since 2010 against Florida Atlantic (Aug. 24)...fired season-high two shots three times, against FAU, at No. 15 Wisconsin (Sept. 9) and at Evansville (Sept. 23).
2011: Appeared in all 19 games, making one start...contributed to a Redbird defense that recorded six shutouts and posted a 1.14 goals against average...fired nine shots, including a season-high two against Evansville in the semifinal match of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament (Nov. 4).
2010: All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention...MVC All- Freshman Team selection...appeared in all 18 games for the Redbirds, making 11 starts...recorded two points on one goal and attempted 21 shots...scored her first collegiate goal at Evansville which proved to be the game-winner for ISU (Oct. 16).
Prior to ISU: Four-year starter and two-time captain at Manteno ... led team to IHSA Class IA State Championship in senior season ... she was all-conference and all-area (2007, 2008, 2009) and all-sectionals (2008, 2009) ... team was Interstate 8 Conference Champions (2007, 2008, 2009) ... named team co-MVP with her sister, Aryn (2007, 2008, 2009) ... member of Chicago Magic soccer club (1998-2009) ... member of Eclipse Select soccer club (2009, 2010) ... Chicago Magic was US Club National Champions (2005) ... Illinois State Cup semi-finalists (2006) ... Super Y-League National Champions (2008) ... US Club Region D Champions (2004, 2005) ... also played on Manteno's volleyball and basketball team ... ranked No. 1 in her class ... named to high honor roll every semester of high school ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Allie Anne Newsom ... born Sept. 18, 1991 ... daughter of Andy and Angie Newsom ... twin sister, Aryn, also plays for Illinois State ... major: undecided.