|8 Baggio Husidic
Baggio Husidic's Major League Soccer profile
Drafted by Chicago Fire in 2009 Major League Soccer SuperDraft
2009 Generation adidas
2008 NSCAA/adidas First Team All-American
2008 College Soccer News Second Team All-American
2008 Soccer America First Team MVP
2008 TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season First Team
2008 NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region First Team
2008 Horizon League Player of the Year
2008 Horizon League Offensive Player of the Year
2008 All-Horizon League First Team
2007 All-Horizon League First Team
2006 Horizon League All-Newcomer Team
2008: Turned in one of the most decorated campaigns in UIC soccer history...along with Jovan Bubonja, named the program's first-ever First Team All-American by NSCAA/adidas...also garnered Second Team All-American honors from College Soccer News...named the Horizon League Player of the Year and Horizon League Offensive Player of the Year...All-Horizon League First Team...Soccer America First Team MVP...TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season First Team pick...NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region First Team...started all 22 matches...scored team-best nine goals and assisted on six others for 24 points...tallied at least one point in each of UIC's first six matches...named NSCAA Player of the Week on Sept. 3 after scoring twice and picking up an assist against UMKC and Santa Clara...named to the College Soccer News Team of the Week on Sept. 29 after scoring a pair of goals against Cleveland State and assisting on two against Detroit...named to Soccer America Team of the Week on Sept. 16 for his goal in a 4-1 win over No. 19 Michigan...two-time Horizon League Player of the Week (Sept. 1, Sept. 29)...scored final collegiate goal in Sweet 16 match at No. 13 North Carolina on Nov. 30...bypassed final year of eligibility to sign a Generation adidas contract with Major League Soccer in January 2009...first UIC player to sign a Generation adidas deal...drafted by the Chicago Fire with the fifth pick in the second round (20th overall) in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 15.
2007: All-Horizon League First Team honoree...set single-season bests with three goals and one assist for seven points...scored the game-winner in overtime versus Loyola on Nov. 3...notched goals against Cleveland State (Oct. 5) and Wright State (Oct. 14) during the regular season...marker against the Vikings was the first of his career...recorded an assist in the Flames' quarterfinal win over Wright State in the Horizon League Tournament.
2006: Horizon League All-Newcomer Team honoree...appeared in 19 matches as a rookie, earning the starting nod in the midfield on each occasion...took 16 shots on the year, putting five on goal.
Prep/Personal: Lettered three years as a midfielder for Libertyville...played four years at the club level for Sockers FC Chicago...helped Sockers reach state, regional and national championship tournaments...participated in the Sockers Top Talent program as a senior...played for the Illinois and Region II ODP teams...also lettered on the Libertyville track team for a season...ran the 100m, 200m and 400m...state qualifier as part of the Wildcats' 4x400m and 4x800m squads...first name is actually Adis, but goes by Baggio...family originally from Velika Kladusa, a town in northwest Bosnia & Herzegovina...born May 19, 1987...son of Zarif and Zemira Husidic...majoring in business.
GP G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW
2006................ 19 0 0 0 16 .000 5 .312 0
2007................ 24 3 1 7 17 .176 7 .412 2
2008................ 22 9 6 24 44 .205 21 .477 3
TOTAL............... 65 12 7 31 77 .156 33 .429 5