Illini Reached Fourth NCAA Sweet Sixteen; Flaws Broke School Record with NCAA-Best 23 Goals
DiBernardo (2 Goals) Tallies Equalizer, Flaws (2 Goals) Nets Game-Winner in OT
Flaws Nets Equalizer for 20th Goal, Conine Connects on Game Winner
Seven Illini Seniors Reflect on Memories from Illinois Soccer
Osoba Scores Game Winner, Flaws Nets Program-Best 19th Goal on Free Kick
Photos from Illinois' Senior Day shutout (2-0) of Michigan State at the Illinois Soccer Stadium
Photos from Illinois' 6-2 victory over College of Charleston in the home opener at the Illinois Soccer Stadium
Forward Megan Pawloski.
2013 - Senior: Academic All-Big Ten ... Ranked third on the team with 12 points (3 goals, 6 assists) ... Second-most assists on the Illini with six, including a pair off flip throw-ins ... Tied for fourth on the team with three goals ... Scored two goals in a game for the third time in her career vs. FIU (9/15) ... Scored first goal of the year vs. Illinois State (9/1) ... Assisted on the game-winning overtime goal by Jannelle Flaws in second round of the NCAA Tournament to send Illini to the Sweet Sixteen ... Played in all 23 games and made 18 starts at forward ... Took 33 shots, including 18 shots on goal.
2012 - Junior: Academic All-Big Ten ... Led the team in assists with six ... Recorded a multi-assist performance in the 2-1 conference win over Iowa ... Also provided the key flip throw-in assist to Breece in the 1-0 win over No. 3 Penn State ... Tallied an assist against NCAA Tournament runner-up North Carolina.
2011 - Sophomore: LSU Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Chicagoland Soccer News Player of the Week (9/11) ... Capital One Academic All-District Third Team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Earned her first collegiate start vs. Oregon ... Recorded her first goal of the season at Louisville, tying the contest, 1-1, in Illinois eventual overtime victory ... Added another goal vs. #13 Pepperdine and contributed a multi-goal game vs. Oregon, the second two-goal contest of her career ... Scored her fifth goal against Indiana to match her 2010 season output of five goals and two assists, doing so in only 13 games ... Exceeded her 2010 totals with her sixth goal of the season, the game-winner against Wisconsin ... Finished fourth on the Illini in goals (6) and points (14) ... Was an accurate and selective shooter for the second consecutive season, placing 11 of her 22 shots on-frame.
2010 - Freshman: Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Saw time in all 19 contests, accumulating 841 minutes as a substitute for the Orange and Blue ... Finished second on the Illini in points (12) and goals (five) ... Totaled 18 shots, placing 10 on-target ... 27.8 shot percentage and 55.6 shots on goal percentage were the highest among Illini ... Tallied her first collegiate goal at Cincinnati during a 3-0 Illinois victory ... Notched the game-winning goal against #23 Louisville ... Earned her first collegiate two-goal performance during the Fighting Illini's 2-1 win over Indiana, scoring both in span of three minutes.
2010 Chicago Tribune All-State First Team ... Led Althoff Catholic to the Class AA State Championship in 2010, recording three goals and two assists in the championship game ... Led St. Louis Metro in total goals and points in 2010, tallying 53 goals and 17 assists ... Conference MVP in 2010 ... Captained Althoff Ctholic for two seasons ... Two-time IHSSCA All-State (2009 and 2010) ... 2009 and 2010 NSCAA/adidas All-American ... 2009 ESPN Rise Third Team All-American ... IHSSCA All-Sectional in 2008 ... St. Louis Post Dispatch Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010 ... Belleville News Democrat Player of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Four-time South Seven All-Conference and the offensive MVP in 2009 ... Led high school to a runner-up finish in the 2008 IHSA Class AA State Championship ... As a junior for Althoff Cathlic, scored 43 goals and had 19 assists to lead the St. Louis area in goals and points ... Tied for 8th on Illinois' all-time single-season goals list with 53 during senior season ... Earned four letters in soccer ... Also lettered in volleyball, earning all-conference honors as a senior ... Played club with St. Louis Scott Gallagher for nine years and was the leading goal scorer... Was a teammate of fellow Illinois signee Lauren Parkin ... Coaches were Mitch Bohnak, Dale Schilly and Tony Segobiano.
Born Oct. 28, 1991 ... Daughter of Lisa Pawloski ... Has a brother, Nick ... Majoring in kinesiology.
Getting to Know Megan: Favorite Pro Athletes: Albert Pujols and Clint Dempsey ... Favorite Pro Teams: St. Louis Cardinals and the Spanish National Soccer Team ... Favorite Quote: "Teamwork makes the dream work." ... Favorite Musicians: Toby Keith ... Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy ... Why I Chose Illinois: "The outstanding tradition and everything felt right here." ... Most Influenced By: "My mom, she always supported me through everything."
Megan Pawloski's Career Statistics
Updated January 2014