1999: Emerged as first player off the bench midway through the year • assisted Lindsey Johnson on the Illini’s second goal vs. Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament which set an NCAA record for shortest time between goals (Michigan scored 15 seconds earlier) • had two assists in game against Michigan in the semi-finals of Big Ten Tournament (3-4) • also recorded assist against Illinois State (4-1).
Prep Highlights: Captain of the Lake Zurich team • named All-Area and All-Fox Valley Conference in 1997 • named all-area, all-conference and all-sectional honorable mention in 1998 • was an all-area and All-FVC selection in 1999 • coached by Scott Steib • played for ELA Alliance Club Team coached by Bill O’Leary from 1993-98 • member of Chicago Cobras in 1998-99, coached by Derek Menard.
Personal: Favorite TV Show: Dawson’s Creek, 3rd Rock From the Sun. Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant. Biggest Sports Thrill: Scoring two assists in the Big Ten Tournament. Who has had the biggest influence on my soccer career: Mark Metzger (my trainer) really helped my believe in myself and showed me that I could continue my soccer career. Favorite Quote: “That which does not kill you only makes you stronger.” Favorite Restaurant: Chili’s. If I could do anything in my wildest dream, it would be...to go sky-diving, and it’ll happen. What motivates me most: loud music. What I’m passionate about outside of soccer: Being in the mountains, especially Colorado.
Nadeau’s Career Statistics:
Year GP/GS SOG G A Pts. GWG GWA 1997 15/1 5 2 1 5 0 0 1998 16/13 9 1 1 3 0 1 Total 31/14 14 3 2 8 0 1