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    11  Derek Kosek
    Derek Kosek

    Hometown:
    Batavia, Ill.

    High School:
    Batavia

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 155

    Position:
    D

    Club Team:
    Strikers Fox Valley


    2006 All-Horizon League First Team
    2006 NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-North/Central Region Team

    2006: All-Horizon League First Team honoree...team co-captain who started all 21 matches for the Flames as a defender...backbone of the nation's top-rated defense, which surrendered just eight goals on the year (0.36 GAA) and posted a school-record 13 shutouts...tallied an assist on UIC's final goal in a 3-0 win over UMKC on Sept. 1...earned NSCAA/adidas Men's Scholar All-North/Central Region Team recognition...took 12 shots on the year...finished his career with a 57-match consecutive starts streak...named to Top Drawer Soccer College Team of the Week on Sept. 11 for performances against then-No. 7 UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly.

    2005: Started all 17 of UIC's matches...took four shots...captained a defense that posted five shutouts and allowed a paltry 1.18 goals against average.

    2004: Started all 19 matches...scored two goals and tacked on an assist for five points...attempted 16 shots, five against goal...posted his only assist on a Tonci Skroce score against Jacksonville on Sept. 12th...notched a clutch late goal off a nifty header that brought the Flames within striking distance in their road match at Butler on Oct. 3rd...sent a rocket shot into the net in the ninth minute of UIC's 3-1 league victory over the Phoenix.

    2003: Played in 16 games, starting in thirteen of those contests...chipped in two goals, one assist and five total points as a rookie defender...scored the first goal of his career on Sept. 14th, posting the first of the Flames' four unanswered goals in a 4-3 overtime win over Gonzaga...assisted on Nate Day's goal in UIC's 4-0 rout of Northern Illinois on Oct. 8th for his first collegiate helper...added an unassisted insurance goal in the Flames' 3-1 win over Detroit..

    2002: Played in four games before redshirting the remainder of the season due to injury.

    Prep/Personal: Three-year letterwinner at Batavia High School in Batavia, Ill...helped lead the Bulldogs to no less than 17 wins in each of his three seasons as a varsity competitor...led his team in scoring as a senior, tallying 22 goals and 15 assists en route to all-state, all-area and all-conference recognition...finished his prep tenure with 51 career goals and 41 assists...off the field was a National Honor Society member and the President of Batavia's Student Athletic Board...played briefly with the Chicago Fire in the 2007 preseason following his collegiate career...son of Wayne and Konnie Kosek...born September 27, 1983...majored in elementary education


    DEREK KOSEK'S CAREER STATISTICS

    GP G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 2002................ 4 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 2003................ 16 2 1 5 8 .250 3 .375 0 2004................ 19 2 1 5 16 .125 5 .312 0 2005................ 17 0 0 0 4 .000 3 .750 0 2006................ 21 0 1 1 12 .000 5 .417 0 TOTAL............... 77 4 3 11 41 .098 16 .390 0