6 Tia VanSuilichem
6 Tia VanSuilichem
Height: 5-4
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Caledonia, Mich.
High School: Caledonia
Position: Defender

2016 Season (Freshman): Started 18 games on defense for the Bulldogs…Scored her lone goal of the season in game winning fashion on Oct 21 against Saginaw Valley State…had one assist, three points total…11 shots on net.

Coached by Steve Sanxter ... Four-year letterwinner ... Active in the student council ... Played club soccer for the Midwest United club ... Plans to major in biology or pre-dental ... Daughter of Michael VanSuilichem and Carmen Watkoski ... Notched four goals and three assists in 2015 ... Had a goal and three assists as a sophomore ... Compiled six goals in her freshman season ... All-conference choice ... Led team to a district crown in 2013 ... Has competed for Olympic Development Program teams and highly-ranked club squads ... Serves as a local youth coach. 

Coach McCaslin on VanSuilichem:
"Tia has great pace and exceptional closing speed as an outside back. She has a great engine and can get forward to add into the attack which makes her dangerous on both sides of the ball."