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

Career Stats

2013 Second Team All-BIG EAST selection
* 2011 2nd Team All-Horizon League & All-Newcomer Team

2013 Junior Season: Started all 20 matches for Butler at the forward position... Ended the year with six goals and four assists totaling 16 points... Took 59 shots, including 26 shots on goal... Led the team with four game-winning goals... Second Team ALl-BIG EAST selection... Led Butler to a 3-0 win at Indiana State with her first goal of the season (Aug. 25)... Added an assist in the home opener vs. Northen Kentucky (Aug. 28)... Scored the game-winner at IPFW (Sept. 2)... Lifted Butler to a one-goal victory on the road at Wright State (Sept. 18)... First BIG EAST goal of the season came at Seton Hall (Sept. 29)... Scored the game-winner vs. St. John's in overtime (Oct. 6)... Final goal of the season came at Marquette (Nov. 2) in the regular season finale.

2012 - Sophomore Season: Started every match at forward and totaled 1,597 minutes of time...ranked second on the team in points (9) and assists (3)...scored three goals...totaled 75 shots, 29 tries coming on goal...had five shots and played 90 minutes vs. Louisville (Aug. 17)...took five shots and made a penalty kick in 61st minute in win over Indiana State (Aug. 24)...took four shots (2 on goal) at Eastern Michigan (Aug. 26)...notched an assist in win at Ball State (Sept. 16)...attempted nine shots (3 on goal) in tie vs. Saint Louis (Sept. 29)...scored golden goal and tallied five shots in win over Dayton (Oct. 5)...scored a goal and attempted eight shots at Richmond (Oct. 12)...fired six shots in tie vs. Saint Joseph's (Oct. 21)...assisted on game-winner at George Washington (Oct. 26)...recorded an assist vs. St. Bonaventure in league tourney (Nov. 1). 

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.