2007 Northern Athletics Conference Women's Soccer Weekly Awards

October 29-November 4

Jessica Novickas, Aurora University
...5'5...Sophomore...Forward...Highland Park, Ill. ...
Novickas had one goal and one assist in AU's 2-0 week in the Northern Athletics Conference Tournament. AU won the tournament to go along with the regular season Northern Athletics Conference championship. Novickas had the assist in AU's 1-0 championship game victory over Dominican University and had AU's first goal in the 2-1 win in the semifinal over Concordia University Wisconsin.

Other nominees: Elyse Clouthier (Edgewood College).

October 22-28

Jenny Jarvis, Aurora University
...5'6...Sophomore...Goalkeeper...Naperville, Ill. (Central)...
Jarvis went 2-0 on the week and earned her 10th and 11th shutouts of the season, which tie an AU single season record. In AU's 1-0 win over Edgewood College to clinch the 2007 Northern Athletics Conference Championship, Jarvis had two saves. She then posted one save in AU's 4-0 win over Concordia University Chicago. With her scoreless week, Jarvis extended her current shutout streak to 383.00 minutes.

Other nominees: Lauren Omsberg (Benedictine University), Mayra Camacho (Dominican University), Illana Bar-av (Edgewood College), Brittany Perez (Marian College), Leah Kutz (MSOE).

October 15-21

Kari Zielke, Concordia University Chicago
...5'4...Junior...Forward...Elmhurst, Ill. (Walther Lutheran)...
Zielke scored two goals in a 6-3 win over Rockford College last Tuesday, giving her 41 for her career and setting a new all-time scoring record for the Cougar women's program (Kristin Prange, 2003-06). The junior forward also assisted on the game winning goal in a 1-0 overtime victory over Maranatha on Saturday.

Other nominees: Jessica Novickas (Aurora University), Kimyenna Abron (Benedictine University), Mayra Camacho (Dominican University), Amanda Rhyner (Edgewood College), Wendy Murphy (Rockford College).

October 8-14

Jenny Jarvis, Aurora University
...5'6...Sophomore...Goalkeeper...Naperville, Ill. (Central)...
Jarvis picked up her sixth and seventh shutouts of the season in back to back 1-0 victories over Dominican University and nationally ranked College of St. Benedict. The Spartans 3-0 week, strongly aided by Jarvis' stellar play in net, extends their current win streak to 12 games. On the week, Jarvis had 19 saves in 20 tries and lowered her goals against average to 0.87.

Other nominees: Lauren Omsberg (Benedictine University), Kim Gottsacker (Concordia University Chicago), Jaclyn Ventimiglia (Concordia University Wisconsin), Laura Marx (Edgewood College), Heidi Brehmer (MSOE).

October 1-7

Allison Bailey, Aurora University
...5'5...Junior...Forward...Dixon, Ill....
Bailey led Aurora to a 2-0 week and extended their win streak to nine games. She had two goals including the game winner on a penalty kick against Maranatha Baptist. In AU's 5-1 win over Elmhurst College, Bailey logged a goal and an assist.

Other nominees: Kim Gottsacker (Concordia University Chicago), Kara Peppler (Edgewood College), Celine Elzinga (Lakeland College), Meta Kolander (Wisconsin Lutheran College).

September 24-30

Jessica Novickas, Aurora University
...5'5...Sophomore...Forward...Highland Park, Ill....
Novickas led Aurora to a 2-0 week, both conference victories, with her three goals. Novickas tallied two in AU's victory over Rockford College, including the game winner and had one goal in AU's 4-1 win at MSOE.

Other nominees: Kimyenna Abron (Benedictine University), Erika Thompson (Edgewood College), Kim Kriese (Marian College), Heidi Brehmer (MSOE).

September 17-23

Amanda Rhyner, Edgewood College
...5'6...Senior...Midfielder...Delavan, Wis. (Delavan-Darien)...
As the team outscored two Northern Athletics Conference opponents 19-0, Rhyner tallied 13 points (5 goals, 3 assists) and had 8 of 10 shots on goal. Her three goals against Marian College mark the sixth time in her career of scoring three-plus goals in a game.

Other nominees: Jenny Jarvis (Aurora University), Barbara Gerlach (Maranatha Baptist Bible College), Vickie Georgakas (MSOE).

September 10-16

Mayra Camacho, Dominican University
...5'5...Junior...Forward...Summit, Ill. (Argo Community)...
Camacho logged a pair of hat tricks in two NAC victories for the Stars last week. She also assisted on four other goals, playing a role in 10 of the Stars' 14 goals last week.

Other nominees: Jessica Novickas (Aurora University), Elyse Clouthier (Edgewood College), Heidi Brehmer (MSOE), Meta Kolander (Wisconsin Lutheran College).

September 3-9

Kim Kriese, Marian College
...5'6...Freshman...Forward...Stevens Point, Wis. (SPASH)...
Kriese, a freshman forward, helped the Sabres go 2-0 this past week. Marian defeated Ripon College 4-3 on Tuesday and then won 2-0 on Saturday afternoon over Westminster College (Mo.). Kriese scored two goals in the victory over Ripon on Tuesday and then scored a goal and added an assist on Saturday.

Other nominees: Ellie LaFond (Alverno College), Erika Thompson (Edgewood College), Mindy Donald (MSOE), Megan Stoll (Rockford College).

August 31 - September 2

Ellie LaFond, Alverno College
...5'4...Freshman...Forward...Waukesha, Wis. (West)...
LaFond led all scorers with three goals and an assist in her first collegiate start for the Inferno. LaFond scored her first goal a mere three minutes into the game. Alverno shutout Finlandia University, 5-0, in the teams' opening game of the season.

Other nominees: Becky Ott (Concordia University Wisconsin), Tammi Hagensick (Edgewood College), Heidi Brehmer (MSOE), Wendy Murphy (Rockford College).