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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
|0||Brian Aldrich||FR||GK||5-10||170||Portage, Mich.|
|1||Iain McTurk||FR||GK||5-10||160||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|2||Cody Mizner||JR||DEF||5-6||150||Machesney Park, Ill.|
|3||Edgar Armenta||SO||DEF||6-0||190||Wilmington, Calif.|
|4||Connor Simpson||SO||MID||6-2||185||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|5||Niko Jelicic||SR||DEF||6-2||185||Sucuraj, Croatia|
|6||TJ Hendzel||SR||DEF||6-3||170||Lisle, Ill.|
|7||Alfredo Molestina||SO||FWD||5-6||140||Guayaquil, Ecuador|
|8||Eduardo Berruezo||JR||DEF||6-0||170||Madrid, Spain|
|9||Simon Soto||JR||FWD||5-9||160||South Bend, Ind.|
|10||Garbhan Grant||SR||MID||5-10||165||Letterkenny, Ireland|
|12||Michael Maiorano||JR||FWD||5-11||165||Whitby, Ontario, Canada|
|13||Ryongmyeong Cho||JR||MID||6-0||175||Seoul, South Korea|
|16||Anesu Tabengwa||FR||MID||5-7||145||St. Andrews, Scotland|
|17||Troy Padgett||SO||MID||5-7||150||Brampton, Ontario, Canada|
|18||Alex Clarke||JR||DEF||5-10||160||Liverpool, England|
|19||Jamiel Hilal||FR||FWD||5-10||140||South Bend, Ind.|
|20||Austin Haire||JR||MID||5-10||160||Porter, Ind.|
|21||Alhaji Kamara||FR||FWD||5-9||165||Lisle, Ill.|
|22||Farkhod Kurbonov||SR||FWD||6-1||160||Dushanbe, Tajikistan|
|30||Brandon Sabido||FR||GK||5-10||160||Marysville, Ohio|
|14-7 (.667)||7-4 (.636)||Lost 1|
|Holy Cross at||1|
|Played at Toyota Park - CCAC Tournament Semifinals|
|Holy Cross at||1|