33  Amy Szilard
Amy Szilard


Frankfort, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln-Way East



As a Freshman: Started in all 20 contests ... Was named Offensive Player of the Year by her teammates ... Netted eight goals on the season ... Scored two goals in a game on two occasions, against Marshall (10/6) and against Southern Miss (10/15) ... Registered four game-winning goals for the Pirates, at Furman (9/22), against Southern Miss (10/15), at Tulsa (10/20), and against UTEP (10/27) ... Led the team in points (17), shots (39), goals (8), game-winning goals (4) and shots on goal (21)

Lincoln-Way East: Started every varsity game for four years at Lincoln-Way East, coached by Brian Papa ... Earned varisty letters in soccer (four) and track and field (two) ... Ranks seventh all-time in Illinois history for most goals in a single season ... Named captain in 2004 ... Named team Most Valuable Forward ... Netted 87 career goals (9-freshman, 50 sophomore, 7-junior, 21-senior) and 64 assists ... Team MVP as a freshman ... Four-time regional champion and also member of sectional and super-sectional championship teams as a senior ... Member of the Illinois Olympic Development Program in 2004 and 2005 ... Played for the Windy City Pride, coached by Ko Thanadabouth ... Won the 2004 Midwest Regional League Championship ... 2005 State Cup Semifinalist.

Personal: Intended major is undecided/ minor is Spanish ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Illinois State Scholar ... Member of Pi Sigma Pi (Social Studies National Honor Society) ... Daughter of Rollie and Kathy Szilard ... Has one sister (Molly).