Illini show great individual development over 2012 spring season
Illini look to improve on 1-1-1 spring record at Ramblers
Soccer hosts second spring game on Sunday, April 15 at Noon CT
Illini and Tigers battled to 1-1 tie during fall preseason scrimmage
Illini open collegiate exhibition games against Golden Eagles
2011 - Senior: Academic All-Big Ten... Played in 13 contest, making six starts on the year ... Subbed into Illinois' games against Gonzaga, Toledo, Ball State, Louisville, Penn State, Indiana and the Big Ten Tournament Semifinal against Michigan State ... Started on defense vs. USC, Colorado, #13 Pepperdine, Oregon, Iowa and Michigan ... Totaled 713 minutes of action as an outside defender.
2010 - Junior: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Saw time in 10 contests, starting against Wright State ... Served as a substitute on the Illinois defense, providing depth to the group responsible for holding opponents to less goals, shots, shots on goal, shots per game and corner kicks than the 2009 squad.
2009 - Sophomore: Academic All-Big Ten ... Registered time in 17 contests, making 12 starts on defense for the Illini ... Logged 1,062 minutes in helping Illinois hold opponents to a 1.37 goals against per game ... One of 11 Illini to surpass the 1,000 minute mark during the season.
2008 - Freshman: Appeared in five games as a reserve defender ... Played 25 minutes against Missouri ... Also saw time against Iowa State, Dayton, Washington and Michigan State.
High School/Club: Greater Miami Conference Player of the Year as a senior at Lakota West ... As team captain, also earned first-team all-state and first-team all-district honors ... Two-time Cincinnati Enquirer first team honoree ... Four-time GMC All-Academic Award ... Also played four years of varsity basketball.
Personal: Born March 12, 1990 ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Daughter of Janet and Scott Dombart ... Brother, Tadd, played football at Butler University... Also has a younger brother, Troy ... Enjoys sports and listening to music.
Getting to Know Caitlin: Favorite Athlete: Jerome Bettis ... Favorite Pro Team: Pittsburgh Steelers ... Favorite Actor: Will Ferrell ... Favorite TV Show: Family Guy ... Favorite Movies: Wedding Crashers, Love and Basketball, Mulan ... Favorite Foods: Macaroni and Cheese, Peanut Butter and Jelly ... Favorite Pre-Game Meal: Peanut Butter and Jelly ... Most Influenced By: My parents because they always pushed me to do better and always supported me.
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