10 Elise Kotsakis
10 Elise Kotsakis
Height: 5-7
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Palatine, Ill.
High School: Fremd
Position: F

* 2011 2nd Team All-Horizon League & All-Newcomer Team

2011 - Freshman Season: Voted second team All-Horizon League and to the league all-newcomer squad...played in all 20 matches, starting 17 times...tied for team lead in goals (6) and points (14)...finished second in the Horizon League with 75 shots and 3.75 shots per game...had three or more shots in 16 different matches, including 11 outings with at least four shots...scored a game-winning goal at Indiana State (Aug. 26)...totaled five shots, three on goal, vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 2)...had four shots and a game-winning goal at Eastern Illinois (Sept. 4)...totaled eight shots over two matches at Kentucky's Nike Invitational (Sept. 9-11)...had an assist and five shots at Oakland (Sept. 16)...tallied an assist at Detroit (Sept. 18)...scored a game-winning goal vs. Wright State (Sept. 24)...totaled six shots and scored on a PK vs. Xavier (Sept. 29)...attempted five shots at Youngstown State (Oct.1)...scored a goal vs. Milwaukee (Oct. 15)...scored a goal and fired career-high nine shots vs. Loyola (Oct. 28)...had four shots and made a PK in a shootout in league tourney at Valparaiso (Nov. 1).

High School: Voted all-state as a senior in 2011 at Fremd...team placed fourth in the state tournament and finished 17-4-2...was an all-conference selection as a junior...was also named to the all-sectional team and the 2010 Daily Herald All-Area Team...selected second team all-area in 2010 by the Chicago Tribune...as a sophomore in 2009, led Fremd to a state runner-up finish and a 20-5-1 mark...played club soccer for FCX Black in Barrington, Ill...high honor roll student and Illinois State Scholar...high school coach was Steve Keller.

Personal: Born Aug. 11, 1992...daughter of George and Patrice Kotsakis...has an older brother and an older sister...actuarial science major.