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    Jaro Pylypczak
    Jaro Pylypczak

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lombard, Ill.

    High School:
    Benet Academy

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 160

    Position:
    D



    2005: Team captain ... One of four Wildcats to start all 18 games ... Started every game during his NU career ... Tied for third on the team with two goals ... Tallied two assists for the season ... Six total points, the highest single-season point total in his collegiate career ... Had 12 shots for the year, four on goal ... Named to the NIU Adidas/Baymont Inn Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Scored Northwestern's lone goal versus UNLV (9/11) ... Tallied the final goal in the Wildcats' 4-0 win over Loyola (Ill.) (10/12) ... Set up John Carlstedt for game winner in Northwestern's home win over Michigan State (10/2) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Sportsmanship nominee ... Co-winner with Sammy Semwangu of team's Coaches Award, which is presented to the player who the coaches best feel optimizes the mission of Northwestern soccer.

    2004: Team captain ... Started all 23 games ... Has started every game during his NU career ... A solid presence on the Wildcats' back line as a marking back ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 5-4 Northwestern win over Oral Roberts (9/24) in overtime and dished out two assists, giving him the first four-point game of his career and matching his best single-season point total in one game ... Tallied three assists for the season, giving him five total points for the season ... Lakeside Classic All-Tournament team ... Had six shots for the year, two on goal ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2003: One of four players to start all 20 matches ... He has started every match NU has played during his career ... Assisted on two goals, tied for third-best on the team ... Assists came on goals against Penn State (10/2) and the College of Charleston (9/5) ... Took two shots during the year ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2002: Scored two goals, the second most on team ... Team's defensive anchor in the back ... Scored first career goal against nationally ranked Penn State (10/4) ... Netted game-winner against IPFW (10/20) ... Had team-best .333 shot percentage ... Had six shots ... Started all 20 matches.

    High School: Started as a freshman at Benet Academy, but decided to participate in Chicago Sockers Top Talent Program his last three years ... Part of three state champion club teams, and two national runners-up (2001 as under-17, 2003 as under-19).

    Personal: Born Jaroslav Joseph Pylypczak on 11/20/83 ... Son of Michael and Chrystyna Pylypczak ... Philosophy major.

    Pylypczak's Stats

    Year G GS Shots G A Pts. GWG
    2002 20 20 6 2 0 4 1
    2003 20 20 2 0 2 2 0
    2004 23 23 6 1 3 5 1
    2005 18 18 12 2 2 6 0