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    Heather Nadeau
    23 Heather Nadeau
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lake Zurich, Ill.

    High School:
    Lake Zurich

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    Midfielder

    AT ILLINOIS...

    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
    

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