DiBernardo drafted 4th overall

Published 01/17 2014 05:16PM

Updated 01/20 2014 05:52PM

CHICAGO - Former Illinois soccer star Vanessa DiBernardo is now officially a professional soccer player.  DiBernardo was drafted by the Chicago Red Stars with the fourth overall pick in the National Women's Soccer League draft Friday.

It will be a homecoming for the Naperville, Ill. native.  DiBernardo was a three-time first team All-Big Ten selection and finished third on Illinois' all-time career scoring list.

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