Monday, June 13, 2011

Red Stars bring in Jakes, Marik

Heather Marik
Chicago Red Stars Communications

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Red Stars of the Women's Premier Soccer League announce the additions of defenders Leigh Jakes (McDonough, Ga.) and Heather Marik (Naperville, Ill.) to the team's roster for the 2011 season.

Jakes completed her tenure with Northwestern University last year. As a fifth-year senior in 2010, Jakes started in nine of 13 games played and also scored her first collegiate goal against Penn State on Oct. 8. Marik is coming off her sophomore season with Clemson University. She started in all 19 matches, led the Tigers in minutes with 1,651 and was named the team's defensive most valuable player.

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