2011: Started all 23 games this season … Was named team's co-Most Valuable Player of the Year ... Earned a spot on the ACC All-Academic team ... Recorded her first goal of the season in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against then-No. 17 Texas A&M … Led the team with three shots against the Aggies … Took a season-high two shots on goal against Elon … Helped the Hokies set a new single-season record of 11 shut outs.
2010: Made 21 starts this season … Fired once on target against Dayton in the NCAA Tournament … Took a shot against and assisted in shutting out NC State and Clemson … Took one shot against Vanderbilt … Tallied three shots against LSU … Took a shot on goal against Kentucky.
2009: Saw time in 16 matches, also making 10 starts … Scored first-career goal at NC State … Assisted the defense in shutting out Murray State, then-No.10 Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament, NC State, College of Charleston, UNC Greensboro and High Point.
2008: Started 12 contests as a rookie, while appearing in 16 matches … Totaled six shots, two on goal, during the season … Helped the defense shut out George Mason, George Washington, then-No. 22 Cal State Fullerton, NC State, Longwood and Maryland.
High School/Club: Earned First Team All-Dulles District while at Heritage … Named team MVP and Second Team All-Dulles District as a freshman … Played alongside fellow Hokie Katie Cramp on the MPS Freedom Elite Club Team … Led club team to the U-16 State Cup in 2006 and the U-18 State Cup in 2007 … A pool player selection for the Region I ODP squad … Played a year for the Washington Freedom Soccer Club … Two-year starting point guard on the Heritage varsity basketball team.
Personal: Born on Nov. 3, 1989, in Fairfax, Va. … Daughter of Mike and Deb Popko … Father played football at Tulane University from 1981-1985 … Has a younger sister, Morgan … Is a biology/ pre-med major.