First-team girls' soccer capsules

First-team girls' soccer capsules

NORA AL-QADI

Junior forward, Centennial

The numbers: The two-time first-teamer finished with eight goals and six assists. She was named honorable mention All-Section 10 by the IHSSCA.

Favorite athlete: Nashla Vega

Favorite class: Spanish 4

Favorite TV show: "Jon and Kate Plus 8"

Favorite musical artist: Leona Lewis

Least favorite food: Cantaloupe

Biggest fear: Losing those who mean the most to me

Dream job: Optometrist

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... Courtney Bell, Reema Hameed and my family

The one possession I can't live without: My special box, which contains the majority of my most prized possessions

ERIKA BELMONT

Junior midfielder, Urbana University

The numbers: The all-sectional pick teamed with Michelle Wong to form a potent tandem. She tied for fourth among the area's top goal scorers with 14 and contributed nine assists.

Favorite athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo

Favorite movie: "Pirates of the Caribbean"

Favorite class: U.S. history

Favorite TV show: "Scrubs"

Favorite musical artist: The Walkmen

Least favorite food: Brussels sprouts

Biggest fear: Mosquitoes

Dream job: Doctor

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... my parents and my brother

The one possession I can't live without: My computer

KARA BREEDLOVE

Junior forward, Mahomet-Seymour

The numbers: She was the top scorer on the area's top team, collecting 15 goals and assisting on five others for a Class 2A regional championship squad. Finished 4 for 4 on penalty kicks.

Favorite athlete: Mia Hamm

Favorite movie: "The Goonies"

Favorite class: Study hall

Favorite TV show: "The Hills"

Favorite musical artist: Carrie Underwood

Least favorite food: Broccoli

Biggest fear: Spiders

Dream job: Nothing – staying at home

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... Mia Hamm, David Beckham and Carrie Underwood

The one possession I can't live without: My cellphone

KELSIE DONLEY

Junior forward, Mahomet-Seymour

The numbers: The 2009 Area Player of the Year, she was a playmaker extraordinaire, earning all-sectional honors after collecting 12 goals and seven assists.

Favorite athlete: Michael Jordan

Favorite movie: "Grease"

Favorite class: U.S. history

Favorite TV show: "The Cosby Show"

Favorite musical artist: Taylor Swift

Least favorite food: Spaghetti

Biggest fear: Needles

Dream job: Orthodontist

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... Michael Jordan, Oprah Winfrey and Pete Wentz

The one possession I can't live without: My cellphone

AMANDA GRECO

Senior midfielder, Champaign Central

The numbers: The 2008 Area Player of the Year, Greco had seven goals and 14 assists, picking up all-sectional honors in the process. Will continue her career at Lake Forest College.

Favorite athlete: Wayne Rooney

Favorite movie: "Forgetting Sarah Marshall"

Favorite class: German

Favorite TV show: "Gossip Girl"

Favorite musical artist: Atmosphere

Least favorite food: Brussels sprouts

Biggest fear: Failure

Dream job: Working for adidas in Germany

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... Roman Wilhelm, Cristiano Ronaldo and Blake Lively

The one possession I can't live without: My cellphone

KATE RUSSELL

Senior forward, Urbana

The numbers: The Illinois Central College signee, a two-time All-Area first-teamer, had 16 goals and an area-high 16 assists as the dominant force in the Tigers' offense. Named honorable mention all-sectional for a team that won a Class 2A regional crown.

Favorite athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo

Favorite movie: "Pursuit of Happyness"

Favorite class: Sociology

Favorite TV show: "Law and Order SVU"

Least favorite food: Tomatoes

Biggest fear: Failure

Dream job: Working on the New York Stock Exchange

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... Grandpa Russell, Bryan Shoda and Cristiano Ronaldo

The one possession I can't live without: My iPhone

HANNAH SMITH

Junior forward, Monticello

The numbers: Strong and skilled, Smith was the top scorer and an all-sectional pick for Class 1A regional champs. Finished with 18 goals – one with nine seconds left in the regional title match – and five assists.

Favorite athlete: David Beckham

Favorite movie: "Boondock Saints"

Favorite class: Math

Favorite TV show: "Jon and Kate Plus 8"

Favorite musical artist: Tenfold

Least favorite food: Meat

Biggest fear: Spiders

Dream job: Kindergarten teacher

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... Jesus, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston

The one possession I can't live without: My cellphone

KIM VEGA

Junior forward, Champaign Central

The numbers: Healthy after an injury-plagued career, the skilled scorer showed what she could do, racking up an area-best 24 goals to go with seven assists. Figures to be a leading candidate for 2010 Area Player of the Year honors.

Favorite athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo

Favorite movie: "The Bodyguard"

Favorite class: Physical education

Favorite TV show: "One Tree Hill"

Favorite musical artist: Beyonce

Least favorite food: Sushi

Biggest fear: Being alone

Dream job: Trainer or physical therapist

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... Ronaldo, my grandpa and Mia Hamm

The one possession I can't live without: My cellphone

HILLARY VEITCH

Junior goalkeeper, Mahomet-Seymour

The numbers: Two-time first-team selection, the athletic Veitch posted a 1.17 goals-against average for the Class 2A regional champs, leading the Bulldogs to an 11-win season.

Favorite athlete: Hope Solo

Favorite movie: "Forrest Gump"

Favorite class: Spanish

Favorite TV show: "The Office"

Favorite musical artist: Michael Jackson

Least favorite food: Seafood

Biggest fear: Losing my dog

Dream job: Teaching and coaching

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... Steve Carell, Steve Prefontaine and SpongeBob SquarePants

The one possession I can't live without: My headbands

ALLEGRA WENTWORTH

Junior defender, Urbana

The numbers: Smart and agile, Wentworth emerged as a key defensive force for a regional titlist, helping keeper Aubrey Morse post a 1.41 GAA.

Favorite athlete: Lionel Messi

Favorite movie: "Zoolander"

Favorite class: Photography

Favorite TV show: "The Office"

Favorite musical artist: Modest Mouse

Least favorite food: Fish

Biggest fear: Sharks

Dream job: Any opportunity in photography

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... my friend Yang Wang, James Bond and Owen Wilson

The one possession I can't live without: My cowboy hat

PAIGE WHIPPO

Senior midfielder, Centennial

The numbers: Another two-time first-teamer, Whippo is known for her smart, aggressive play. The all-sectional honoree had three goals and two assists while controlling play in the midfield for the 12-win Chargers.

Favorite athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo

Favorite movie: "Garden State"

Favorite class: Sociology

Favorite TV show: "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"

Favorite musical artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Least favorite food: Tomatoes

Biggest fear: Courage

Dream job: Flying Zac Efron's private jet

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... my sister, my brother and Barack Obama

The one possession I can't live without: My iPod

MICHELLE WONG

Junior midfielder, Urbana University

The numbers: A skilled finisher, Wong had 12 goals and nine assists and impressed observers with her consistently effective play for Uni, which enjoyed one of its best seasons in history.

Favorite athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo

Favorite movie: "Pride and Prejudice"

Favorite class: U.S. history

Favorite musical artist: The Strokes

Least favorite food: Asparagus

Biggest fear: Heights

Dream job: Designer

If I could have dinner with any three people, they would be ... my family, Ronaldo and David Beckham

The one possession I can't live without: My cellphone

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