Andrea Willis Athlete Profile

#11 Andrea Willis

Andrea Willis
Position: Defender Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2005-2009 Hometown: Riverside, CA Last School: Riverside Poly High School



All-America

  • 2006 NSCAA/Adidas Freshman Third Team
  • 2009 NSCAA Third Team

Personal

  • Parents: Tami and Bob 
  • Siblings: Alexandra and Amanda

Before BYU

  • Received All-CIF Award from 2001-2003 
  • 2003 Gatorade Player of the Year Award 
  • Named to the All-Ivy League First Team in 2003 and 2004  
  • Two-time team captain 
  • Four-year member of the Riverside Poly varsity soccer team 
  • Lettered in soccer, track and cross country as a freshman 
  • Four-year scholar athlete
  • Four-year member of Principal's honor roll 
  • Member of the ODP CYSA South Winter Pool, 2001-2002  
  • Member of 2002 European ODP travel team 
  • Inaugural member Premier Development Program (CYSA South)  
  • Played club soccer for Irvine Strikers Soccer Club Premier (CYSA South) from 2001-2005  
  • 2004 California State Cup Finalist  
  • 2003 OCU Tournament Champions (Irvine Strikers)  
  • 2003 W.A.G.S. Tournament Finalist
  • 2003 Nomads College Showcase Final Four

Stats

 

Year Games Played Shots Goals Assists Points
2006 20 2 1 0 2
2007 23 15 0 0 0
2008 24 12 2 1 5
2009 24 31 2 4 8
Career 91 60 5 5 15


2005 | Redshirt Year

  • Torn ACL

2006 | Freshman Year

  • Started in all 20 games
  • Took two shots on the season, scoring one goal  
  • Netted first goal of career in season-finale win over UNLV  
  • Named MWC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct.30  
  • All-MWC Second Team  
  • MWC Co-Freshmen of the Year 
  • West Region Freshman Team  
  • Soccer Buzz All-Freshman Third Team 
  • Part of defense that only allowed 11 goals on the season

2007 | Sophomore Year

  • 2007 NSCAA/adidas NCAA Women's Division I All-West Region Second Team 
  • Started all 23 games 
  • First-Team All-MWC selection 
  • MWC Championship All-Tournament Team selection
  • Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week selection on Sept. 25
  • Anchored a defense that allowed only 11 goals for the second season in a row

2008 | Junior Year

  • Started 23 of 24 games 
  • Scored two goals on the season 
  • Scored first goal in 2-0 win over Michigan State 
  • Scored only goal in regulation against USC in second round of NCAA tournament 
  • Assisted goal in 1-0 win over UNLV 
  • Key leader of defense that allowed only 18 goals all season, and only one goal at home and one goal in conference play  
  • Named to SoccerBuzz.com All-American 4th Team 
  • Named NSCAA/adidas All-West Region 1st Team 
  • MWC Defensive Player of the Year and 1st Team All-MWC 
  • Academic All-MWC 
  • MWC All-Tournament Team selection  
  • MWC Player of the Week
  • Named twice to the SoccerBuzz.com Elite Team of the Week

2009 | Senior Year

  • Started and played in all 24 games  
  • Scored two goals on the season, one against Souther Utah and the other against Wyoming 
  • Took 31 shots 
  • Anchored defense that only allowed 15 goals all season 
  • Led defensive effort against No. 1 Stanford in second-round of NCAA tournament that kept the Cardinal below their average shots on goal
  • Named 2009 MWC Defensive Player of the Year 
  • 2009 All-Conference First team 
  • Two-time MWC Player of the Week 
  • 2009 NSCAA All-American Third Team  
  • 2009 NSCAA Division I All-Pacific Region First Team 
  • 2009 NSCAA Scholar All-American 
  • 2009 NSCAA Scholar All-West Region First Team 
  • Honorable Mention TDS Team of the Season
  • 2009 CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second Team 
  • Received the 2009 Lu Wallace Oustanding Senior Female Athlete award at the annual Y awards