Stetson Hatters Women’s Soccer
J u l i e O R L O W
Head Coach | 12th Year | Florida International, 1991 Julie Orlowski enters her 12th season as Stetson women’s soccer head coach in 2012. Orlowski, who started programs at St. Thomas, North Florida and Boise State, was named the Hatters’ second women’s soccer head coach on July 20, 2001. Under her leadership, Stetson reached the A-Sun Tournament every year from 2003-2010 and to the A-Sun title match in 2006. The 2011 team went through a rebuilding campaign but managed to be in contention for an A-Sun tourney berth into the last day of the season despite having to get 73 starting assignments from freshmen and without a returning goalkeeper. Her 2010 squad won eight matches and reached the semiﬁnals of the A-Sun tournament as the #6 seed after winning a quarterﬁnal match on the road against third-seeded North Florida. In 2009 she led the Hatters to 11 wins and a #3 seed in the A-Sun tournament. The Hatters ﬁnished the regular season just one point shy of the #1 spot. It was the third time since Orlowski took over the program, and the fourth time all-time that Stetson ﬁnished with double-digit victories. In 2008 Orlowski solidiﬁed her status as a top-tier Division I head coach by earning her 100th career victory with a 2-0 win over Lipscomb on October 19. Well respected among her peers in college soccer, Orlowski was a member of the NCAA Regional Advisory Committee from 2006-2008. In 2009 she was honored further with an appointment to a ﬁve-year term on the NCAA National Advisory Committee. In 2006, Orlowski led Stetson to perhaps the school’s most successful season, earning both A-Sun Coach of the Year and NISOA’s Central Florida Orlowski’s Year-by-Year Record Coach of the Year honors. The Hatters matched a school record for wins (12) and posted the best regular season conference record (7-1-1) in the program’s Year School Record history. The team put together and 8-match unbeaten streak and reached St. Thomas 3-13-1 the conference tournament ﬁnals. Addtionally, four players earned ﬁrst team 1992 all-conference recognition with April Eilering earning Defensive Player of the 1993 St. Thomas 7-6-0 Year. 1994 St. Thomas 8-5-1 In 2005, the Hatters recorded seven shutouts, including ﬁve of their 1996 North Florida 10-7-1 last six opponents. Stetson made its second semiﬁnal appearance in three at1998 Boise State 5-11-1 tempts where it forced the match into penalty kicks after a double-overtime 1999 Boise State 6-12-0 scoreless tie. 2001 Stetson 4-13-0 While shutting out six opponents in 2004, Orlowski’s squad set new Stetson 6-11-0 school records with a 0.97 goals against average and allowing opponents a 2002 total of just 17 goals. 2003 Stetson 11-7-3 After accumulating a 10-24 record during her ﬁrst two years at Stet- 2004 Stetson 5-6-5 son, Orlowski led the Hatters to an impressive 11-7-3 mark in 2003 along with 2005 Stetson 9-11-1 a conference championship appearance for just the third time in the program’s 2006 Stetson 12-8-1 history. 2007 Stetson 8-10-1 During her ﬁrst nine years at Stetson, Orlowski has coached 21 2008 Stetson 7-10-2 all-conference performers including nine ﬁrst team, six second team, and six Stetson 11-7-2 all-freshmen team members along with the league’s ﬁrst-ever Defensive Player 2009 of the Year in Emma Astrom and the school’s ﬁrst Freshman Player of the Year 2010 Stetson 8-11-1 in April Eilering. In 2006, Eilering became Stetson’s second Defensive Player of 2011 Stetson 4-11-2 the Year. In 2010 Astrom was inducted into the Stetson Athletics Hall of Fame. Totals 123-140-22 She is the ﬁrst women’s soccer player to earn that honor.
http://www.gohatters.com - A guide to the 2012 season for the Stetson University women's soccer team.