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#18 Claire Goldenberg

Height -
Class Sr.
Hometown River Forest, Ill.
High School Oak Park and River Forest

2007 as a Senior… Academic all-Big Ten… Named to the third team all-Great Lakers Region by SoccerBuzz Magazine… Started all 20 matches for the Hawkeyes… credited with an assist against Northern Iowa (Sept. 18)… recorded five shots.

2006 as a Junior… Academic all-Big Ten… named team[apos]s Defensive Player of the Year… named to the Gopher Invitational all-tournament team… selected to the Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week after scoring the game-winning goal in double-overtime against No. 21 Indiana (Oct. 20) and making two defensive saves to preserve a scoreless draw against No. 17 Purdue (Oct. 22)… started all 19 matches as a defender.

2005 as a Sophomore… Academic all-Big Ten… appeared in 19 matches with 16 starts… one shot on goal at Penn State (Oct. 9).

2004 as a Freshman… Academic all-Big Ten… recipient of team’s Most Improved Player award… appeared in 12 games, starting seven.

High School… Team captain for three years… three-time all-conference and regional selection… member of the Illinois All-State coaches team as a senior… named team MVP junior and senior years… scored 25 goals and recorded 18 assists senior year… led team to conference championship senior year… career total of 67 goals is school record… 25 goals senior year is also a school record… three year letterwinner in basketball and football… second leading scorer on football team as kicker junior year… named Oak Park and River Forest High Schools 2003 Athlete of the Year… member of the Dean’s List and High Honor Society.

Personal… Born April 28, 1985… daughter of Morrie and Marilyn Goldenberg… finance major… attended Oak Park and River Forest High School and was coached by Dough Hunt and John Coumbe-Lilley.