#7 Brittany Derksen

Pos. F
Ht. 5'5"
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Chugiak, Alaska
High School (Prev. School) Chugiak
2006: Saw action in 16 contests for the Brown and Gold ... drew starting assignments at Indiana State and against McNeese State ... scored the match-winning goal in the conference opener at Western Illinois on September 15 ... fired a pair of shots against the Westerwinds ... finished the season with six total shot attempts, three of which were on goal ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.

2005: Appeared in all 21 matches for Valpo as a sophomore, drawing 16 starts ... named Mid-Continent Conference co-Offensive Player of the Week on September 6 ... tied a school record with three goals in the victory over Lipscomb on September 2  ... scored the match-winning goal as Valpo topped Indiana State on September 4 ... drew an assist in the victory over Youngstown State ... finished fourth on the team with four goals and nine points ... tallied 19 shots on the season, including 11 on goal ... had four shots in the Lipscomb match  ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.

2004: Played in all 20 matches for the Crusaders as a freshman ... drew 16 starting assignments ... scored the match-winning goal in Valpo’s 3-0 win at Oakland on October 10  ... also scored in the Crusaders’ 6-1 victory over Cleveland State ... fired three shots, two on net, at Oakland ... finished the season with 14 shot attempts, including eight on goal.

Prep:  A four-year starter for the Mustangs ... a First Team All-Conference selection as a junior and senior ... a First Team All-Region and All-State selection as a sophomore ... Second Team All-State as a freshman ... a three-time Inak Award recipient ... led team to a third place finish in the region ... a member of National Honor Society ... student government class Vice President.

Personal: Brittany is the daughter of Jay and Laurel Derksen ... majors are  biology and Spanish ... born August 14, 1985.