Women's Soccer


Sarah Anderson
Sarah Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Park Ridge, Ill.

High School:
Maine South

Height:
5-8

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
05/17/1982

2001:
Allowed one goal while saving three in thirteen minutes of action at Indiana ... At Kansas, recorded three saves and two goals allowed in a 4-3 double overtime win ... Did not allow any goals in 45 minutes in a 6-0 victory atIowa State.

Game             Min       GA     Saves
@ Iowa State     45:00      0       0
@ Kansas         45:00      2       3
@ Indiana        12:46      1       2

2000:
Named the team's Most Improved Player ... Earned Great Lakes Region All-Freshman team honors from Soccer Buzz ... Ranked fifth in the Big Ten with a goals against average of 0.98 ... Posted five shutouts, which ranked sixth in the conference ... Appeared in 13 games, 12 as a starter ... Recorded five saves in Illinois' shut out victory over Xavier in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL...
Team won the Central Suburban League and advanced to the Elite Eight in 1999 ... Earned Special Mention All-State honors by the Chicago Tribune and honorable mention all-state by Chicago Sun-Times ... Tied state record for most consecutive shutouts (15) and ranks third all-time with 23 shutouts, both of which are school records ... CSL all-conference honoree ... Earned IHSSCA all-state honors and second-team all-state by the Chicago Tribune in 2000 ... Also earned All-Midwest accolades ... Posted a career record of 36-6-9, including a 23-1-5 mark in1999 ÂÂ? Posted 34 career shutouts and a 0.47 GAA ... Coached by T.R. Kerth.

PERSONAL...
Daughter of Randy and Mary Beth Anderson ... Father played football at Northwestern from 1968-71 ... Majoring in political science ... French Club treasurer ... Member of Brotherhood, Varsity Club and Mu Alpha Theta ... Member of state champion constitution team ... Favorite TV Show: The Practice; Favorite Athlete: Babe Didrickson; Biggest Sports Thrill: Winning supersectional over Libertyville; Book I've read recently that I enjoyed: The World According to Garp by John Irving; Favorite restaurant: Nono Pinos (an Italian restaurant in Edison Park, Ill.); My most memorable vacation: When I went to Europe for three and a half weeks with the Stars and Stripes Soccer Team playing in the Dana Cup in Denmark and the Gothia Cup in Sweden.

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