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#17 Amber Zukowski
Height: 5-8
Class: JR
Position: MF/GK
Hometown: Tinley Park, IL
Previous School: Andrew H.S.


A second-team All-Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference selection as a sophomore … Became the first USF player to receive any All-CCAC recognition since the 2004 season … Led the team in total shots (58) and shots on goal (27) and was among the team's best in nearly every other offensive category … Finished with three goals, four assists and 10 total points in 15 games despite being marked as USF's top offensive threat by almost every opponent … Credited with the game-winning goal in USF's 2-0 road CCAC victory over favored Judson on Oct. 9 … Posted a season-high five shots on goal but could not get any past the keeper in a 2-1 CCAC setback at home against Illinois Tech on Oct. 5.

2009: Played and started in 16 games as a true freshman … Second on the team behind forward Erin Voss with 10 total points and 5 goals scored … Led the Saints with 28 shots on goal … Notched those impressive offensive numbers despite have to play as goalkeeper in two full games and nearly 60 minutes of another one … Replaced the injured Ashley Kekelik in goal at Saint Xavier early in the game … Came out of the goal to take a direct kick from over 40 yards away in the final seconds of the game … She nailed that goal just before time expired in regulation and sent the Saints into overtime with the heavily-favored Cougars … The match finished in a 1-1 tie … She started the next two games in goal and posted a shutout at Calumet (4-0, 2 saves) and suffered a 2-0 loss to then nationally-ranked Olivet Nazarene … Named CCAC Defensive Player of the Week after those two fine efforts in goal … Zukowski never scored multiple goals in any game but did enjoy a stretch of scoring four goals in five matches and five in a period of eight matches … Posted a season-high and team-best eight shots on goal in USF's 4-3 loss at Mount Mercy on Sept. 11.

In H.S.: H.S. coach: Lauren Zolk … Played prep soccer at Andrew High in nearby Tinley Park … Played as both a goalkeeper and a midfielder/forward for the Thunderbolts … Helped lead Andrew to three straight regional titles as a sophomore, junior and senior … Team compiled a 15-4-2 record in her senior year … Zukowski also played club soccer for Eclipse Select South.

Other: Born 4-12-91 … Majoring in general business administration.


Year           GP/GS         SOG             G             A           PTS        GWG
2009           16/16            28              5              0            10              0               
2010           15/15            27              3              4            10              1
Totals         31/31            55              8              4            20              1

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2011 Women's Soccer Roster
Roster for 2011 Women's Soccer Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
0Danielle DeMentJRGK5-8Lemont, ILMt. Assisi Academy
2Erin VossSRF5-5Elmhurst, ILNazareth Academy
3Susannah PetteyFRD5-3Eagleville, TNFred Page H.S.
4Delaney GoddardJRF5-2Romeoville, ILRomeoville H.S.
5Natalia NaumoffSRF5-5Elmwood Park, ILTriton College
6Ann ZajdaJRD5-4Plainfield, ILJoliet Catholic Academy
7Danice CarbajalJRMF5-2Merrillville, INMerrillville H.S.
10Amanda ColemanSOD5-3Lockport, ILLockport H.S.
11Kim AskewJRMF/D5-7Reddick, ILHerscher H.S.
12Ashley SikytaSOD5-6Normal, ILNormal Community H.S.
13Debbie RiosJRMF/D5-7Joliet, ILJoliet West H.S.
14Regina MeloneSRD5-6Orland Park, ILLockport H.S.
16Ashton BalchFRF5-8Chesterton, INChesterton H.S.
17Amber ZukowskiJRMF/GK5-8Tinley Park, ILAndrew H.S.
19Jessica TanykoFRD5-3Arlington Heights, ILSaint Viator H.S.
21Emily KowalskiFRD5-10New Lenox, ILLincoln-Way West H.S.
22Brooke PolusSOF/GK5-6Crown Point, INLake Central H.S.
26Kaley MarcinakSOF/MF5-7Schererville, INLake Central H.S.
28Jackie BelmonteFRF/MF5-4Darien, ILHinsdale South H.S.
33Liceth RoblesFRF/MF5-4Chicago, ILLane Tech H.S.
John Nikchevich Image
Head Coach
4th season
Ben Boyd Image
Assistant Coach
2nd season