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    Kim Doetzel
    8 Kim Doetzel
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Barrington, Illinois

    High School:
    Barrington

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Defender

    Birthdate:
    06/27/1979

    AT ILLINOIS...

    1999: Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for second consecutive year ? appeared in 21 games starting 20 ? garnered assists at Valparaiso (Johnson) and vs. Ohio State (Brown) ? made move from forward to defense ? Won George Huff Award in 1999 and 2000; All-Academic Big Ten. ? Member of Chi Alpha Sigma Illinois Delta Chapter Honors Society.

    1998: appeared in 18 games starting one (vs. Illinois State) at the forward spot ? took a game-high five shots vs. Quincy ? scored goals vs. Quincy, Eastern Illinois, and Oakland; and had assists vs. Michigan State (Johnson), Iowa (Johnson), and Washington University (Buszkiewicz) ? took 17 total shots ? Earned the George Huff Award and Academic All-Big Ten for academic excellence.

    1997: Did not play after recovering from knee injury.


    Prep Highlights: All-State selection in 1997 ? all-sectional selection in 1996 and ?97 ? Chicago Sun-Times All-Area selection and Daily Herald all-area captain in 1997 ? all-Mid Suburban Conference selection in 1994 and ?95, ?96 and ?97 ? member of Barrington team which won the conference championship in 1995, ?96, and ?97 and the regional in 1994, ?96, and ?97 ? played for Buffalo Grove Lightening Club team with Illini teammate Laura Lantz ? coached by Jeff Muhr at Barrington High School.

    Personal: President of Senior Class Board ? member of National Honor Society ? born on June 27, 1979 ? daughter of Craig and Beverly Doetzel. Favorite TV Show: Friends. Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan. Nickname: Kimmy D. Favorite Quote: ?Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.? Favorite Restaurant: Alexander?s Steakhouse. Favorite Movie I?ve seen recently: Ever After. If I could do anything in my wildest dream, it would be...become and astronaut and travel in space. What motivates me most: Knowing that every day could be my last and living it to the fullest. Playing my hardest and trying to be a good example to others keeps me going because you never know when an injury could end your career. What I?m passionate about outside of soccer: I love to sing, read, and coach.

    Doetzel?s Career Statistics:

    Year    GP/GS    SOG    G    A    Pts.    GWG    GWA
    1998    18/1      17    3    3      9      0      0
    1999    21/20      5    0    2      2      0      0
    Total   18/1      22    3    5     11      0      0
    

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