Abby Anderson
Abby Anderson Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 3rd Season
Alma Mater: Saint Xavier University

Anderson begins her third season as assistant coach for the Cougar women's soccer program. She had a successful debut season with her work in 2008 with the offensive attack leading to two Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Player of the Week honors and two All-CCAC selections. As a former women's soccer player at SXU from 2000-03, Anderson enjoyed a successful career in which she was a two-time NAIA Region VII Scholar-Athlete, a NAIA Academic All-American and a second-team All-CCAC selection. When she wrapped up her career in 2003, Anderson was the fifth all-time leading scorer in Saint Xavier University women's soccer history with 24 goals and 38 assists for 86 total points.

After leaving SXU, Anderson served as head junior varsity and assistant varsity girl's soccer coach at Tinley Park High School in Tinley Park from 2003-06. Since 2003, she has also coached for the Darien Dynamo, a club soccer team based out of Darien, Ill. In 2007, Anderson was the freshman boy's soccer coach at Hinsdale South High School.

Anderson is also a seventh-grade teacher in Berwyn, Ill., and lives in Jefferson Park with her new husband, Ben. She graduated from SXU in 2004 with a degree in psychology and also has a master's degree in special education.

Roster for 2010 Women's Soccer Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
0Anita BalciunasFRGK/F5-9Brookfield, Ill.Riverside-Brookfield
00Sarah SchraderJRGK5-7Metamora, Ill.Illinois Central College/Metamora
1Ashley Shugar*JRGK5-4Lake Orion, Mich.Western Illinois/Lake Orion
2Amanda WesselSOD/MF5-3Metamora, Ill.Metamora
3Molly SheehanFRD/MF5-5Orland Park, Ill.Stagg
4Andrea FischerSRD/MF5-2Lincoln, Neb.Saint Pius X
6Kelly SteinhausSRF/MF5-7Lemont, Ill.Lemont
7Jennifer DiOrioSOMF/F5-5Western Springs, Ill.Lyons Township
8Nancy SchuethJRMF5-8Lincoln, Neb.Saint Pius X
9Tammy ContornoSOMF/D5-4Lemont, Ill.Lemont
12Sam FormellaSOF5-8Homer Glen, Ill.Lockport
13Lauren LaRoyJRMF5-2Orland Park, Ill.Marist
14Katie DuPreeSRMF/D5-5Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield South
15Carey BrownSRMF5-4Des Plaines, Ill.Maine West
16Larissa JondleJRD/F5-4Lincoln, Neb.Saint Pius X
17Sara CervenkaSOD/F5-7Sycamore, Ill.Northern Illinois/Sycamore
18Nikki GendronSRD/F5-6Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
20Elysha PeeleSOF/MF5-4Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
21Lauren CiszewskiJRD/MF5-6Alsip, Ill.Saint Ambrose/Marist
22Kristina LukasikFRD/MF5-7Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
23Jessica DePintoFRD/MF5-4Lockport, Ill.Lockport Township
24Casey MeehanJRMF5-8Frankfort, Ill.Lincoln-Way East
25Joanna JanulisJRMF5-4Bolingbrook, Ill.Benet Academy
31Brittany DeRiggiJRD/MF5-5Lemont, Ill.Lemont
* Redshirt
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Head Coach
3rd season
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Assistant Coach
3rd season
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Assistant Coach
3rd season
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