Ana Dilkes

Ana Dilkes is in her second year in 2019-20 as graduate assistant for Central Missouri Jennies Soccer. Prior to becoming a graduate assistant, Dilkes was a four-year starter at goalkeeper for UCM from 2014-2017.

Dilkes finished her collegiate career as one of the best to ever play in net in Division II history. Hailing from Wichita, Kan., Dilkes was a four-year starter at goalkeeper for UCM from 2014-2017. She is a three-time United Soccer Coaches First Team All-American and was named the MIAA Goalkeeper of the Year four years in a row while also earning First Team All-MIAA accolades each season. She posted a final record of 89-5-3, with 64 wins coming in shutout fashion.

In her senior season, Dilkes was named the Division II National Player of the Year by United Soccer Coaches and helped lead the Jennies to their first-ever Division II Women’s Soccer National Championship and became the Division II all-time leader in shutouts along the way. Dilkes finished her superb four-year career with 64 shutouts. Her mark not only leads Division II all-time but she is also the only goalkeeper in Division II history to eclipse 60 shutouts. In 2017, she also set the UCM single-season and MIAA season records in least goals allowed (5), wins (26), GAA (0.19), save percentage (.949), shutouts (21) and consecutive shutouts (12).

Dilkes was also selected as one of 11 finalists for the DII Honda Athlete of the Year nominee for soccer. The award awards one student-athlete as the Female Athlete of the Year for their respective division. Dilkes high level of play in her four years at UCM earned her one National Player of the Year award, seven-time overall All-American honors, four straight MIAA Goalkeeper of the Year accolades, and a seven All-Region selections.

Dilkes graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Fitness with a Business Marketing minor. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Sports Management.

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