Get To Know: Andrea Willis

Junior Midfielder/Defender Andrea Willis returns to help the team in 2008 (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

Name: Andrea Willis


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How old were you when you started playing soccer? 8 years old.

What has been the highlight of your athletic career? Winning the Conference Tournament.

Where was the toughest place you've ever competed? Georgia.

Who are the first people you call after a game? My family.

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection? How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days.

If you could be a character on any TV show, who would it be? Anyone on Gray's Anatomy.

What is your worst habit? I twirl my hair.

Do you have any phobias? Bugs! Mostly spiders.

What is your nickname? "Dre"

What phrases or words do you use way too much? "Are you serious?"

What was your most embarrassing moment in a game? I fall a lot.

What is your favorite thing about BYU in general? The atmosphere.

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Andrea's Stats -

At BYU

SOPHOMORE - (2007): 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.

FRESHMAN - (2006): 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.

REDSHIRT - (2005): Torn ACL

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.

Personal

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

Statistics

Yr GP Shs G A Pts

2007 23 15 0 0 0

2006 20 2 1 0 2

Total 43 17 1 0 2

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