ISU tied a program-record with 14 wins, and also became the first MVC team to advance into the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Redbirds equaled the program-record with 14 wins, and became the first team in MVC history to advance in the NCAA Tournament.
Kyla Cross, Allie Newsom, Aryn Newsom, Anna Stinson and Rachel Tejada earned recognition for their academic and athletic success.
ISU moved past Louisville on PKs, 4-3, with Dagny Olson scoring the game-winner
ISU is searching for its third-straight tournament title, and fifth all-time.
The Redbird soccer team put together its best season in program-history in 2013.
Illinois State's historic season ended with a 3-0 loss at third-seeded and 11th-ranked Michigan, Friday in Ann Arbor.
ISU became the first MVC team to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, moving past UofL in PKs.
The Redbirds clinched their third-straight MVC Tournament title with a 5-0 win against Indiana State.
The Redbirds clinched the MVC regular-season title outright with a 3-0 win over the Bulldogs.
Career Achievements: All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention selection (2010)...MVC All-Freshman choice (2010)...two-time MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team selection (2013, 2012)...leaves the program ranked second all-time with 78 games played.
Senior (2013): Notable...Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team...Season...started all 22 games after entering the year with 14 starts over her first three years...holding midfielder on an ISU defensive unit that surrendered 1.45 goals per game, tallied seven shutouts and allowed just two goals in MVC action...also chipped in two goals, both game-winners...scored her first goal of the season in ISU's victory over No. 22 Marquette (Sept. 15)...netted the game-winner at Indiana State (Oct. 4)...fired 19 shots over the course of the season.
Junior (2012): Notable...MVC Scholar-Athlete Team...Season...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).
Sophomore (2011): Season...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).
Freshman (2010): Notable...All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention...MVC All- Freshman Team...Season...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).
Manteno/Eclipse Select: 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: exercise science.