Niko Jelicic Image
#5 NikoJelicic
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Class: SR
Position: DEF
Hometown: Sucuraj, Croatia

2013: Saw action in 18 games during his senior year, making 17 starts … served as team captain for the second consecutive year … scored three goals during the season, including two game-winners … finished the year with nine points, placing him fifth on the team … scored off a penalty kick in the CCAC Quarterfinals as the team defeated Roosevelt 1-0 (Nov. 9) … was named First Team All-CCAC for the second consecutive year making him the first in Saints history to do so … ranks second all-time in game-winning goals (5), assists (12), games played (67) and games started (66).

2013 Season Stats

2012: Was named one of three captains for the Saints during his junior season ... appeared and started in 17 games at defense for the Saints  ... scored his first goal of the season against Indiana Wesleyan (Sept. 8) ... finished the season with two goals and five assists ... tied for first on team with points by a defenseman (9) ... was named  First Team All-CCAC and an All-Academic member ... participated in the 2012 Tourbeau College Soccer Showcase in Orange Beach, Alabama ... played for the Ottawa Fury of the Premiere Development League (PDL) where he helped the team reach the semifinals … scored one goal with the Fury.

2012 Season Stats

2011: Appeared and started in 15 games as a sophomore for the Saints ... scored two goals against Huntington University (Sept. 20) ... recorded his only assist on the season vs. Illinois Tech. (Oct. 26) ... finished the season with five points.

2011 Season Stats

2010: Appeared and started in 17 games as a freshman ... scored his first career goal vs. Marygrove College (Sept. 20) ... netted the game-winner vs. St. Francis giving the Saints their first conference victory of the year (Sept. 28) ... finished the season with four goals and three assists … was second on the team with 11 points.

2010 Season Stats

Prep: Two-time champion in high school with St. Thomas Aquinas and Holy Trinity ... Junior Champion in Croatia with NK Omladinac Vranjic.

Personal: Niko is the son of Ivan and Marija Jelicic ... major is psychology ... born on June 14, 1988.

2013 Men's Soccer Roster
Roster for 2013 Men's Soccer Team
0Brian AldrichFRGK5-10170Portage, Mich.
1Iain McTurkFRGK5-10160Copenhagen, Denmark
2Cody MiznerJRDEF5-6150Machesney Park, Ill.
3Edgar ArmentaSODEF6-0190Wilmington, Calif.
4Connor SimpsonSOMID6-2185Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5Niko JelicicSRDEF6-2185Sucuraj, Croatia
6TJ HendzelSRDEF6-3170Lisle, Ill.
7Alfredo MolestinaSOFWD5-6140Guayaquil, Ecuador
8Eduardo BerruezoJRDEF6-0170Madrid, Spain
9Simon SotoJRFWD5-9160South Bend, Ind.
10Garbhan GrantSRMID5-10165Letterkenny, Ireland
12Michael MaioranoJRFWD5-11165Whitby, Ontario, Canada
13Ryongmyeong ChoJRMID6-0175Seoul, South Korea
16Anesu TabengwaFRMID5-7145St. Andrews, Scotland
17Troy PadgettSOMID5-7150Brampton, Ontario, Canada
18Alex ClarkeJRDEF5-10160Liverpool, England
19Jamiel HilalFRFWD5-10140South Bend, Ind.
20Austin HaireJRMID5-10160Porter, Ind.
21Alhaji KamaraFRFWD5-9165Lisle, Ill.
22Farkhod KurbonovSRFWD6-1160Dushanbe, Tajikistan
30Brandon SabidoFRGK5-10160Marysville, Ohio
Omar Gallo - Head Coach - 2nd season
Kyle Zaber - Assistant Coach - 4th season
Jim Greulich - Strength & Conditioning Coach - 1st season
Br. James Kozak - Chaplain