The numbers — 3, 6, 8 and 21 — add up to something special.
3 — New Trier’s girls soccer team pulled off the three-peat at the Class 3A state tournament in Naperville on June 4.
6 — It was the sixth state title for head coach Jim Burnside during his 19-year stint with the Trevians.
8 — Eight players scored in the two state tournament wins at North Central College. In the 4-0 semifinal win over Huntley on June 3, the scorers were Sam Urban, Celia Frei, Sydney Parker and Nicole Kaspi. In the 4-0 title game over Collinsville on June 4, Natalie Laser, Caroline Iserloth, Bina Saipi and Kelly Maday scored goals.
21 — Over the past three seasons, the Trevians (26-3-1), led by four-year starter Dani Kaufman in goal, have strung together 21 straight shutouts in postseason play.
Photography by George Pfoertner