Lagowski named Student-Athlete of the Year, Beard and Aleksov receive pair of scholarships
Team of the Year, Student-Athletes of the Year named
UIC will travel to Northern Illinois Saturday afternoon
Aleksov, Beard score first goals of the season
Pavlovic, Stanisavljevic provide offense; Kikolski records first shutout of season
Prep/Prior to UIC: Three-year letterwinner at Taft, where he led the Eagles to a combined 38-17 record ... Taft also captured two Chicago Public School (CPS) First Division championships during Lagowski's tenure ... In 2010, was named Chicago Tribune Honorable Mention All-State, All-Midwest Region, CPS All-Academic and was tabbed the CPS Sport Blog Soccer Most Valuable Player ... Was named CPS All-City in both 2009 and 2010, and CPS All-Conference as a senior ... Collected All-Area honors in both 2009 and 2010 ... Led Taft in scoring all four years, totaling a school record 75 career goals ... Played club soccer for Chicago United under current UIC assistant coach Minos Vlamakis ... Was selected to play for Poland in the Cub of Nations twice - team won the prestigious Schwaben Cup in 2009.
Personal: Son of Czeslaw and Teresa Lagowski ... Born March 1, 1992 ... Also played water polo and football in high school, where he was a kicker ... Major is undecided.