Illini Return Seven Starters from 2013 Sweet Sixteen Team
Three-time Dispatch/Rock Island Argus All-Metro First Team (2012, 2013, 2014) ... Three-time Northern Illinois Big Twelve (NIB XII) All-Conference (2012, 2013, 2014) ... Honorable Mention All-Sectional in 2012 ... Named team's Most Valuable Player in 2013 and 2014 ... Earned seven varsity letters with four from soccer and three from basketball ... Posted 13 shutouts and a 0.5 goals against average and was named Most Improved Player in 2012 ... Named school's Female Athlete of the Year as a senior in 2014.
Born Nov. 3, 1995 ... Parents are Shane and Joyce Dietrich ... Has two siblings, Heather and Eric ... Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Favorite athlete is Hope Solo because she is a fierce competitor and has overcome adversity in her personal life ... Hobbies include reading, working out, watching YouTube, hanging out with friends and doing the daily crossword ... Her dad most influenced her athletic career because he was always there for her and always challenged her to improve ... Always loved watching Dee Brown and Deron Williams play while growing up ... Plans to work in the product development field after school.
Updated September 2014