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Christa Szalach
Christa Szalach

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Naperville North

Height:
5-5

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
10/11/1994



10/18/2013

Purdue Falls Behind Early in Loss at Michigan State

Boilermakers only manage 5 five shots on goal among their 17 shots.

09/08/2013

Boilermakers Settle for 2-2 Draw with Seattle

Williams becomes first Boiler with six goals in first six games since 2009.

08/23/2013

Boilermakers Score Early & Often in Season-Opening Win

Williams becomes first Boiler to post multi-goal game in season opener since 2009.

11/11/2013

Christa Szalach 2013 Photo Gallery

Christa Szalach 2013 Photo Gallery

11/11/2013

Purdue Soccer, 2013 Season in Photos

A season-long photo gallery from Purdue Soccer's 2013 campaign.

10/31/2013

Purdue vs. Minnesota

Purdue vs. Minnesota

10/21/2013

Andy Jessop 4-Game Gallery

Photos from Dartmouth, Illinois, Northwestern & Nebraska games

09/09/2013

Purdue vs. Northern Illinois

Purdue vs. Northern Illinois

2013 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Jonathan Toews
In Her MP3 Player: Keith Urban
Last Concert She Attended: Thompson Square
Favorite Actor & Actress: Channing Tatum & Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Month: October
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Bacon Wrapped Steak
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Biking
Favorite Purdue Building: Hawkins Hall
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Jamaica
Continent She'd Most Like to Visit: Africa
Another Sport She Enjoys: Hockey
Furry Friend: Ranger, Siberian Husky

FRESHMAN / 2013
Szalach played in 12 games, including six Big Ten contests... logged double-figure minutes in every game in which she played... saw action in Big Ten games against Wisconsin, Penn State, Nebraska, Michigan State, Minnesota and Iowa... recorded a pair of shots in each of the first two games of the season... led the reserves in minutes played in games against Seattle (40) and Michigan State (58)... logged 40 minutes in consecutive games against Seattle and IPFW... averaged 26 minutes per game.

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Helped lead Naperville North to the 2012 and 2013 IHSA Class 3A state titles while playing for coach Steve Goletz... scored the golden goal with 42 seconds remaining in the fourth overtime in the 2012 title game in what was the longest game in IHSA history... all-state and all-conference as a senior... eight goals and eight assists as a junior to also earn first team all-conference honors... two-time team captain as an upperclassman... also helped Naperville North reach the state finals in 2011, scoring 10 goals as a sophomore to earn all-conference and all-area honorable mention recognition... won Rob Koranda scholarship and J. Kyle Brand leadership awards.

Biographical Information

Major: Public Relations

Parents: Rick & Stephanie Szalach

Sister: Lauren

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