Women's Soccer

Jannelle  Flaws
Jannelle Flaws

RS Senior

Glenview, Ill.

High School:
Glenbrook South



Club Team:
ELA Elite


Flaws Granted Sixth Season of Eligibility By NCAA

All-American Forward Missed Two Full Seasons Due to ACL Injuries


Illinois Soccer Hosts Annual Team Banquet

Illini Hand Out Six Different Team Awards on Sunday


Flaws Named Chicagoland Player of the Year

Soccer News Net Honors Illini Senior Following Stellar 2014 Season


Flaws Recognized on Top Drawer Soccer Best XI Second Team

Senior Forward Honored by TopDrawerSoccer.com for Second Consecutive Season


Flaws Named NSCAA Third-Team All-American

Senior Forward Earns First Career All-America Honor


Illinois vs. Michigan State - Senior Day - 10/27/13

Photos from Illinois' Senior Day shutout (2-0) of Michigan State at the Illinois Soccer Stadium


Illinois vs. College of Charleston - 8/30/13

Photos from Illinois' 6-2 victory over College of Charleston in the home opener at the Illinois Soccer Stadium


Forward Jannelle Flaws

Forward Jannelle Flaws.

Jannelle Flaws Photo Gallery | Flaws Award Website


2014 - Redshirt-Senior: NSCAA Third-Team All-American ... Top Drawer Soccer Postseason Best XI Second Team ... College Sports Madness First-Team All-American ... College Soccer News Second-Team All-American ... Soccer News Net College Boot Award Finalist ... NSCAA First-Team All-Great Lakes Region ... Repeated as Big Ten Forward of the Year (unanimous), first to do so in school history ... Big Ten All-Tournament Team ... NSCAA National Player of the Week (9/23) ... ESPNW National Player of the Week (9/24) ... Top Drawer Soccer National Player of the Week (9/23) ... CSM National Offensive Player of the Week (9/22) ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (9/22) ... MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List ... Top Drawer Soccer Preseason Best XI Second Team ... Big Ten Preseason Player to Watch ... Led the Big Ten and tied for 12th in the NCAA with 17 goals ... For the season, she scored in 11 of 20 games ... From Sept. 14-28, she scored in five consecutive games, equaling the school record set by Emily Brown in 2000 ... Flaws scored 10 goals during that stretch, the most ever by an Illini in that span ... Also became the first Illini to tally multiple goals in four straight games to start her streak: 2 at Nebraska; 2 vs. Indiana; 3 vs. Purdue; and 2 at Ohio State. Her fifth straight game with a goal came at Penn State ... After leading the nation with 23 goals in 2013 and notching 17 goals in 2014, Flaws owns 40 goals in the past 43 games, which is tied for the second-most goals in the NCAA since the beginning of the 2013 season ... Flaws equaled her career-high with three assists and led the Big Ten in shots (107) and points (37) ... Also ranked 10th in the country in goals per game (0.850) and tied for 24th in total points (37).

2013 - Redshirt-Junior: University of Illinois Dike Eddleman Female Athlete of the Year... Big Ten Forward of the Year ... The Daily Illini Athlete of the Year ... Tied for first in the NCAA with a school-record 23 goals, which ranks as the sixth-most in a season by a Big Ten player ... Led the Big Ten with 48 points (23 goals, 2 assists) ... Top Drawer Soccer Third-Team Best XI ... First-team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region ... First-team All-Big Ten ... Broke Emily Brown's 14-year-old record of 18 goals from 1999 ... Set the Big Ten and school record for most shots in a season with 126 ... Equaled the Big Ten record for most shots in a game with 14 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Portland ... 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 first career hat trick against Illinois State (9/1) ... Initially took over the NCAA lead in goals and equaled Illinois' school record following her second career hat trick at Northwestern (10/17) ... 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 leg injury.

2011 - Redshirt-Freshman: Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... 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 ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2010 - Freshman: Redshirted her first season after suffering a knee injury in her final high school season.


IHSSCA All-State as a junior and senior in 2009 and 2010 after earning all-sectional honors in 2007 and 2008 ... Four-time All-Central Suburban South ... Two-time Chicago Sun-Times All-Area in 2009 and 2010 ... 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, 2009 and 2010 and the sectional title in 2008 and 2010 ... 2010 Glenbrook team made the Class AAA state semifinals ... Earned four letters in soccer and three in basketball, where she started as a point guard ... 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 ELA Elite of former Illini teammate Kassidy Brown.


Born Nov. 15, 1991 ... Daughter of Kenneth and Luanne Flaws ... Has three siblings, Breanna, Teigan and Challen ... 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 January 2015