Senior defender Emily Zurrer is featured in the Faces in the Crowd section of Sports Illustrated.
Oct. 10, 2008
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Senior defender Emily Zurrer is showcased in the Faces in the Crowd section of the Oct. 13 edition of Sports Illustrated. The page-28 feature highlights Zurrer's achievements throughout her college career, ranging from her starting role for the Canadian National Team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics to being named the 2006 Big Ten co-Defensive Player of the Year.
Zurrer has been a crucial part of the Illinois back line this season, as the Illini have won 13 games in a row at home, including 12 shutouts during the span. During her tenure in the Orange and Blue, Illinois has amassed 38 shutouts in 80 matches.
Zurrer and the Illini continue Big Ten action tonight, taking on the Iowa Hawkeyes at 7 p.m. in Iowa City, Iowa. The Orange and Blue wrap up the weekend at Minnesota, facing the Gophers at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
To see Zurrer in Sports Illustrated, click here.