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Kristin Lichtenberg
Kristin Lichtenberg

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wheaton, Ill.

High School:
Wheaton Warrenville South

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
04/09/1984

Experience:
3VL

Team Captain:
2nd Year



2005: Team Captain ... played in just one game (vs. Michigan State) due to injury, collecting 16 minutes as a reserve.

2004: Nominee for the Big Ten Sportsmanship award ... named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on 8/31 ... named Boilermaker Challenge Cup Defensive MVP, and was named to its all-tournament team ... received conference defensive honors after leading team to wins over Cincinnati and New Mexico at the Challenge Cup ... scored game-winner against the Lobos, heading in a Jayme-Lee Biamonte free kick in the 34th minute ... was first Purdue defender to score a goal since Chrissy Creamer struck the net against Notre Dame on Oct. 8, 2002 ... scored her second and final goal of the season in 1-0 win over Iowa, heading in a Kim Comisar corner kick in the 64th minute ... led an all-freshman defensive unit, which combined for eight shutout victories ... one of only two Boilermakers (Shauna Stapleton) to play and start all 20 matches ... led team with 1,793 minutes played at center back ... played 1,613 consecutive minutes to start the season, but was taken out of the Oakland match with seven minutes remaining.

2003: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... played a season-high 27 minutes as a reserve defender against Evansville ... played 15 minutes against Marshall in her season and career debut as a reserve on defense.

2002: Redshirted.

High School: Two-sport athlete in basketball and soccer ... earned three varsity soccer letters and two basketball letters ... senior captain for both sports ... earned MVP, best defensive player and Katie Meyer awards for soccer as a senior ... named all conference and all-sectional as a senior ... team was champs in the 2001 Best of the Midwest Soccer Tournament and DuPage Valley Conference.

: Given name is Kristin Carol Lichtenberg ... born April 9, 1984 ... parents are Robert and Diane Lichtenberg ... has three brothers: Kevin, Keith and Kurt.