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Photos from Illinois' Senior Day shutout (2-0) of Michigan State at the Illinois Soccer Stadium
Midfielder Megan Green.
2013 - Junior: Played in 10 games and made two starts, totaling 221 minutes ... Scored her first career goal against College of Charleston (8/30) ... Took four shots with two on goal ... Took two shots against College of Charleston (8/30) and one each against Illinois State (9/1) and Arizona State (9/6) ... Made first career start at Indiana (10/6) and played a career-high 44 minutes ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 - Sophomore: Saw action in four non-conference games and totaled 80 minutes ... Took a shot at Illinois State while playing a season-high 41 minutes ... Also on field for wins over Milwaukee and UC Santa Barbara.
2011 - Freshman: Saw her first collegiate time against Toledo, playing six minutes in the Illini midfield ... Also played against Ball State, Louisville and Oregon.
Four-time All-Upstate 8 Conference (2008-11) ... Two-time Upstate 8 All-Sectional (2010-11) ... 2010-11 Daily Herald All-Area Team ... 2011 Naperville Sun All-Area ... 2009-11 All-Academic ... Two-time IHSA State Champion at Waubonsie Valley (2008, 2010) ... Illinois Olympic Development Program (ODP) team member from 2005-08 ... Attended U-15 National I.D. Camp and 2008 Region II Germany tour and inter-regional camp.
Born March 6, 1993 ... Parents are Don and Gail Green ... Brother, Mike, attended the University of Illinois ... Majoring in I-health ... Hobbies include rollerblading, spending time with friends, watching movies and shopping ... Biggest sports thrill is being the underdog ... Favorite athlete is Peyton Manning because he is successful and talented, but humble about it ... Favorite team is the Denver Broncos ... Favorite band is Lord Huron ... Her parents most influenced her athletic career.
Updated September 2014