Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#3 - Luisa Desario
2009-10 Women's Soccer
POS.
MF/F
HT.
5'4"
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Bartlett, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Bartlett
Luisa Desario

Team captain ... enters 2012 fifth in school history with 157 career shot attempts ... tied for sixth at Valpo with 14 career goals ... tied for seventh all-time with 35 career points ...  tied for eighth with five career match-winning goals.

2011: Played in all 19 matches for Valpo as a junior, making 18 starts ... a Second Team All-Horizon League selection ... ranked second on the team with five goals and 12 points ... tallied a three-point match with a goal and an assist in the victory over IPFW on Aug. 21 ... scored the match-winning goal at Loyola (Chicago) on Sept. 28 ... also had markers against Bowling Green (Sept. 18), Wright State (Oct. 23), and versus Butler (Nov. 1) in the Horizon League Tournament ... drew an assist at Eastern Illinois on Sept. 11 ... led Valpo with 50 shot attempts on the year, including 24 on goal ... shot total ranked fifth in the Horizon League.

2010: Appeared in all 18 matches for the Brown and Gold, starting 17 contests ... finished second on the team with three goals and eight points ... shared the team lead with two assists ... tallied match-winning goals at UMKC (Aug. 21) in the season opener and at IPFW (Sept. 3) ... also added a goal against Eastern Michigan (Sept. 10) ... drew assists against UMKC as well on the match-winner against Eastern Illinois (Aug. 27) ... finished the year with a team-high 46 shot attempts, tied for fourth in the Horizon League ... 15 of the shots were on frame ... fired a career-high nine shots at Evansville on Aug. 29.

2009: Saw action in all 21 matches as a rookie, drawing 19 starting assignments ... a First Team All-Horizon League selection ... named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team ... earned Horizon League Player of the Week honors on Sept. 7 after scoring first two collegiate goals in a 3-2 victory over Ball State (Sept. 3) at the Boilermaker Challenge Cup ... six goals on the season ranked third on the team as did the 15 points ... tallied match-winning goals against Detroit (Oct. 11) and Cleveland State (Oct. 18) ... registered first collegiate assist against Cleveland State for a three-point match ... led Valpo with 61 shot attempts on the season, tied for fourth most in school history for a single season ... 20 of 61 shot attempts were on goal ... fired a season-high seven shots in collegiate debut Aug. 21 at Morehead State as well as against Green Bay (Nov. 1) in the Horizon League quarterfinals ... had at least one shot attempt in 19 of the 21 contests.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Hawks ... set school single-season records with 31 goals and 19 assists as a senior ... finished prep career with 51 total goals ... earned All-Upstate Eight Conference honors as a senior after earning Honorable Mention accolades in 2008 ... selected to both the All-Area and All-Sectional Teams in 2009 ... a two-time team captain.

Personal:  Luisa is the daughter of Nick and Nicki Desario ... major is nursing ... born Sept. 17, 1990.

W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo