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The Word One of the team captains ... is an outstanding player and a great influence on her teammates ... has improved every year with the best yet to come ... ranks ninth in Loyola history in goals and 10th in career points.
2005 Season Started in all 20 games played ... was second on the team in goals with seven and third in overall points with 18 ... named first-team All-MAAC and earned a spot on the all-tournament team ... ranked ninth in the conference in goals per game ... scored twice in a 3-0 win over Canisius ... had single goal games against Central Florida (1-0), Penn (3-0), Siena (3-1), Saint Peter's (5-0) and Rider (5-0) in the second round of the MAAC Tournament ... also tallied assists against Marist (5-1), Siena (3-1) and two against Rider during the MAAC Tournament.
2004 Season Started in all 20 games ... named first-team all-conference and all-tournament ... tied for third on the team in goals with eight and was fourth in overall points with 16 ... finished the season tied for eighth in the conference in points and sixth in goals ... had single goal games against Saint Joseph's (7-), James Madison (3-2), Marist (5-0), Fairfield (4-1) and Rider (1-0) in the MAAC Championship game ... recorded a career-high three goals over American (5-0) and earned MAAC Offensive Player of the Week for that performance.
2003 Season Appeared in all 22 games, starting in 21 ... scored two goals in the conference semi-finals against Rider ... also tallied five assists on the season, one in a 2-1 loss to William & Mary, two in a win over Siena, one in a 1-0 win over Manhattan and one in the MAAC Championship game against Niagara ... was named to the MAAC all-rookie team ... also a second-team all-conference selection.
Before Loyola Earned five varsity letters as a member of the West Islip girls soccer team ... also played varsity basketball for one season ... captained her soccer squad as a senior ... was a two-time All-America, all-state and all-county selection in soccer ... earned all-league in basketball as well.
Personal The daughter of Robert Arikian and Mariece Herger, Courtney Arikian was born June 5, 1985 in West Islip, N.Y. ... sister Beth (24) and brother Shane (23) both played soccer at Stony Brook University ... Beth also participated in lacrosse for one season ... has a younger brother, Ben (17) ... majoring in communications.