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    Colleen Joyce
    9 Colleen Joyce
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    McHenry, Ill.

    High School:
    Johnsburg

    Last College:
    Montana

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    Midfielder

    Birthdate:
    10/29/1980

    AT ILLINOIS...

    2001:
    Earned co-Big Ten Player of the Week honors on Sept. 3 for her three goal performance at Kansas and Iowa State ... At Indiana, Scored on her only shot and assisted the Illini's second goal ... Fired three of four shots on goal in a 3-1 loss against Ohio State ... Scored the first of two goals in a 2-1 win at Wisconsin ... Placed one of her four shots on goal at Evansville ... At Minnesota, had three shots, two on goal in a 2-0 loss ... Assisted Tara Schuling's goal in a 2-0 shutout of Michigan State ... Scored the tying and winning goals for the Illini in the program's first victory against Michigan ... Had four shots, three on goal, in the loss against Marquette ... Recorded the Illini's lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Syracuse ... In the 4-3 double overtime victory at Kansas, scored a goal on a penalty kick while putting two shots on goal ... Scored two goals on three shots in the season opener at Iowa State.

    Game            Sh   SOG   G   A
    @ Iowa State     3    2    2   0
    @ Kansas         3    2    1   0
    Syracuse         3    2    1   0
    Marquette        4    3    0   0
    Michigan         7    3    2   0
    Michigan State   0    0    0   1
    @ Minnesota      3    2    0   0
    @ Evansville     4    1    0   0
    @ Northwestern   1    1    0   0
    @ Wisconsin      2    2    1   0
    Ohio State       4    3    0   0
    Penn State       2    0    0   0
    @ Indiana        1    1    1   1
    @ Purdue         1    0    0   0
    

    2000:
    Earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors for the week of Oct. 30 ... All-Big Ten Second-Team honoree ... Also earned second team honors in the Great Lakes Region from Soccer Buzz ... Finished the season eighth in the Big Ten in scoring with 25 points ... Ten goals scored were the second most on the team and tied for sixth in the Big Ten ... Recorded five assists, which tied for 16th in the conference rankings ... Scored three game-winning goals including one off a penalty kick in the Illini's 3-0 victory over Purdue.

    At Montana...

    1999:
    Ranked fifth on her University of Montana team in scoring with one goal and eight assists ... Scored goal against Northern Arizona ? Recorded two assists vs. Cal-State Sacramento ... Team won the Big Sky Tournament (12-6-1) and qualified for NCAA Tournament ... Named honorable mention all-conference.

    1998:
    Third-leading scorer with five goals and six assists ... Selected to Soccer America's Team of the Week ... Started 20 of 21 matches ... Second-team all-conference pick ... Big Sky All-Academic honoree ... Named Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Week in September.

    HIGH SCHOOL...
    MVP of the Big Northern Conference in 1996 ... Led Johnsburg in goals and assists ... Also was all-conference starting point guard ... Played club ball for Sparta, who won Illinois State Cup in 1994, '95 and '96 ... Also played for the Buffalo Grove Lightning who won the U-18 State Cup in 1997 ... Totaled 94 goals an 33 assists in final three years of high school, including 54 goals and 12 assists as a senior ... Team won the Big Northern Conference (14-2-2).

    PERSONAL...
    Parents are Norm and Donna Joyce ... Majoring in psychology ... Has one sister and one brother ... Enjoys snowboarding, golf and ping pong ... Favorite Athlete: Julie Foudy; Biggest Sports Thrill: playing in NCAA Tournament; Most memorable vacation: going to Jamaica over Christmas Break; Favorite Restaurant: The Shack (Missoula, Mont.).

    Joyce?s Career Statistics:

    (at Montana)	SOG	G	A	P
    1998		 19	5	6      16
    1999		 15	1	8      10
    Total		 34	6      14      26
    

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