Defender Kylie Nordness was named to the All-BIG EAST Third Team on Thursday evening.
The Blue Demons face the Hoyas at 11 a.m. in Washington, D.C. on Sunday
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The Blue Demons and Hoyas were scoreless through 98 minutes of action.
Photos of women's soccer player Kylie Nordness.
Career: 2011-12 BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team
2012 (Junior): Competed in 21 matches, starting all but one of them...Scored a goal against Villanova in DePaul's 3-0 shutout victory...Proved herself to be a strong defensive force, contributing to six impressive shutouts against Ohio, Cincinnati, Saint Louis, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall, and Villanova.
2011 (Sophomore): Competed in 13 matches with starts against Illinois State, Loyola Chicago, Minnesota, Cincinnati, Louisville, Marquette and Rutgers... tookher first collegiate shot against Louisville.
2010 (Freshman): Played in 19 matches with 18 starts... helped solidify the Blue Demons back line in her rookie season... earned BIG EAST Conference Academic honors.
High School: First-team All-State... Greater Metro Conference Player of the Year... central midfielder led Divine Savior Holy Angels to back-to-back state championships... scored 35 goals and had five assists in final two seasons at Divine Savior... selected for the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) All-Region Team... played outside back for nationally renowned club team KUFC... four-year starter in cross country and helped lead school to eighth-place finish in the 2008 state meet... All-State cross country in 2006... National Honor Society in 2010.
Personal: Daughter of Mark and Angela Nordness... has six siblings, Matthew, Michael, Noah, Maria, Jack, Nicole... majoring in Biological Sciences.