2010 - Senior: Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week (9/20) ... Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week (9/20) ... College Soccer 360 Primetime Performer (9/20) ... ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Started and played in all 19 contests, leading the Illini in minutes by playing 1,744 of a possible 1,747 ... Averaged 92 minutes per game due to overtime matches ... Served as the penalty kick specialist for Illinois, drilling the game-winning PK against LSU and game-tying attempt against Iowa ... Also tallied two assists, recording one on Jordan Hilbrands goal against Yale while tallying the other on Megan Pawloski's goal against Cincinnati ... Teamed with co-captain Danielle Kot to secure the center-back roles on the Illini defense that held opponents to fewer goals, shots, shots on goal and corner kicks than the 2009 squad.
2009 - Junior: NSCAA Scholar All-Central Region Honorable Mention ... ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Jeremy L. Daly Award recipient for her outstanding character and commitment to excellence ... Illinois Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... One of four Illini to start all 19 contests ... Totaled 1,717 minutes as a mainstay on the Illini defense that logged three shutouts and allowed an average of 1.37 goals per game ... Notched four points on two penalty-kick goals ... Recorded the first goal of her collegiate career in the Illini's season-opening 4-0 victory over Illinois State ... Recorded her second goal during the Orange and Blue's 3-1 in at Iowa ... Totaled seven shots on the season, putting four on net.
2008 - Sophomore: Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Appeared in four games on the season ... Played 29 minutes against Washington ... Also saw action against Michigan State ... Scored on penalty kick against Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament and against Missouri in NCAA Tournament match ... Also received the team's Jeremy L. Daly award.
2007 - Freshman: Made her first career appearance against Iowa with 13 minutes ... Also made an appearance vs. Purdue.
High School/Club: Attended 2006 Super Y ODP national camp in Cocoa, Fla. ... Member of Ohio North ODP state team from 2002-06 ... Named all-district two consecutive years from 2005-06 ... Scored four goals and had five assists in her senior season ... Collected eight goals and 22 assists during her high school career ... Two-time first team All-Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer League member in 2005-06 ... Played in the senior All-District All-Star game in 2006 ... Named to the 2006 Academic All-District team ... Led St. Ursula to four consecutive district championships 2003-06 and a regional championship in 2004.
Personal: Born May 1, 1989 ... Majoring in molecular and cellular biology ... Daughter of Jim and Cindy Miller ... Has an older sister, Kelynne ... Student council president in 2006-07 and member of National Honor Society, JETS, science club, Zonta Club and campus ministry core team ... Named to the St. Ursula President's List ... Class president 2003-05 ... Student council vice president in 2005-06 ... Aspires to attend medical school and specialize in cardiac surgery following college.
Getting to Know Krystin: Favorite Athlete: Tim Tebow ... Favorite Team: Illinois Soccer ... Favorite Movie: Patch Adams ... Favorite TV Shows: The Office, Food Network ... Favorite Musicians: Hillsong United, Lecrae, Jeremy Riddle, NeedToBreathe ... Dream Job: Cardiothoracic surgeon/medical missionary ... Favorite Food: Salmon ... Favorite Book: The Bible ... How To Describe My Play: Power, Passion, Thunda-from-down-unda!
Rayfield on Miller: "Krystin continues to improve with experience and, as her confidence grows, so does her leadership and vocal contribution on the field. Her physical presence and ability in the air will be significant; however, her ability to help organize and compliment Danielle Kot vocally as well as playing beside her will be important."
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