National Champion and Nation's Leading Goal Scorer selected as Illinois' best in 2013-14
DiBernardo, Peterson Share Team MVP Honors; Flaws Earns Offensive MVP Award
Illini Reached Fourth NCAA Sweet Sixteen; Flaws Broke School Record with NCAA-Best 23 Goals
DiBernardo on Second Team, Flaws on Third Team by Top Drawer Soccer
Fans Can Vote for Flaws as Player of the Year Until December 18
Photos from Illinois' Senior Day shutout (2-0) of Michigan State at the Illinois Soccer Stadium
Photos from Illinois' 6-2 victory over College of Charleston in the home opener at the Illinois Soccer Stadium
Forward Jannelle Flaws.
2013 - Redshirt-Junior: University of Illinois Dike Eddleman Female Athlete of the Year ... Daily Illini Athlete of the Year ... Tied for first in the NCAA with a school-record 23 goals ... Big Ten Forward of the Year ... First-team All-Big Ten ... First-team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region ... Top Drawer Soccer Third-Team Best XI ... Broke Emily Brown's 14-year-old record of 18 goals from 1999 ... Accounted for 43 percent (23 of 54) of Illinois' goals and averaged 1.00 goal per game ... Found the net in 15 of 23 games, notched five game-winning goals and boasted six multi-goal games, including a pair of hat tricks ... Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week following her hat trick against Illinois State (9/1) ... Initially took over the NCAA lead in goals and equaled Illinois' school record following her hat trick at Northwestern (10/17) ... Set the school record for most shots in a season with 126 and most shots in a game with 14 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Portland ... Named to the Sun Devil Classic All-Tournament Team ... CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer (10/15), Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week Selection (10/15) and College Sports Madness Big Ten Player of the Week (10/15) after leading Illinois to a win over Wisconsin (10/12) with two goals ... Chicagoland Soccer News Player of the Week (9/1 & 10/20) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 - Redshirt-Sophomore: Did not play due to a knee injury.
2011 - Redshirt-Freshman: Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in 22 contests on the season mainly as a reserve forward, tallying her first collegiate goal vs. #13 Pepperdine and first collegiate assist vs. Oregon ... Also scored a goal at Ohio State and assisted on another against Indiana ... Made her first collegiate start against Michigan, scoring her final tally of the season during the contest.
2010 - Freshman: Redshirted her first season after suffering a knee injury in her final high school season.
IHSSCA All-State as a junior in 2009 after earning all-sectional honors in 2007 and 2008 ... Four-time All-Central Suburban South ... 2009 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area ... Three-time Central Suburban League All-Conference ... Had 145 career goals and 329 career points, both of which are Glenbrook South records ... Led Glenbrook in scoring all four years of her career ... Scored a school-record five goals in a game for Glenbrook South in 2009 ... Helped Glenbrook South to regional titles in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and the sectional title in 2008 ... 2010 Glenbrook team made the Class AAA state semifinals ... Earned four letters in soccer and also stared as a point guard in basketball ... Played club with ELA Elite, winning two State Cup titles (2003, 2004), one Region II title (2007) and advancing to nationals in 2007 ... Club coaches were Tom Chmela and Rick Guiney ... Was a teammate on ETA Elite of former Illini teammate Kassidy Brown.
Born Nov. 15, 1991 ... Daughter of Kenneth and Luanne Flaws ... Has three siblings ... Majoring in recreation, sport & tourism with a concentration in sport management ... Comes from an athletic background with a number of relatives who have played Division I sports.
Updated July 2014