- 5' 6
- High School/Other
- Club Team
- McLean Strikers
- Falls Church, Va.
Updated: February 18, 2015
General: Tied for the second-most game-winning goals in Virginia Tech history (10) … Seventh-most career assists (14) ... Tied for most games played (91) ... Fifth-most games started (79) ... Virginia Tech is 26-0 in matches where she tallies at least one point.
2014: Started every game of the season, notching four goals and six assists … Named to the Capital One Academic All-America Third Team … Notched a goal in NCAA Tournament game against Dayton … Scored and assisted a goal in final regular-season game against Louisville ... Scored a goal against Duke … Tallied an assist against No. 17 Clemson … Scored and assisted a goal against VCU … Picked up an assist against Buffalo … Dished one assist at East Carolina.
2013: Played in 26 matches, making 25 starts in the midfield for the Hokies … Racked up seven goals (fourth on the team) and five assists (tied for third on the team) … Five game-winning goals were tied for most on the team … Was named to the ACC All-Tournament Team … Scored the game-winner in the Hokies’ 3-0 win over Duke in the NCAA Quarterfinals … Tallied a pair of goals, including the eventual game-winner in Tech’s 4-0 victory at Pittsburgh … Buried the game-winner 44 second into overtime in the Hokies’ 1-0 win over Clemson … Scored game-winning goals in back to back road matches at Boston College (1-0) and NC State (4-1), both on penalty kicks … Assisted on the Hokies’ only goal in their 1-0 victory over No. 12 West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … Tallied assists in wins over High Point, James Madison, North Texas and No. 19 Wake Forest … Winner of the NCAA Elite 89 Award for the highest GPA at the 2013 NCAA College Cup.
2012: Played in all 20 games, making 18 starts ... Fired two shots against then-No. 14 Georgetown in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Notched the first goal of the 3-0 win over then-No. 7 Wake Forest in the first 93 seconds of the game ... Found the back of the net in the 4-1 win over Oklahoma ... Fired two shots with one on goal against then-No. 18 Maryland ... Led the Hokies in shots with two against then-No. 4 Boston College ... Notched three shots with one on goal and an assist in the ACC opener against NC State ... Charted three shots and an assist in the 2-0 win over Massachusetts ... Found the back of the net at American ... Took two shots and scored her first goal of the season in the 4-0 win over Mount St. Mary's ... Fired a shot against UNC Wilmington and at Nebraska.
2011: Played all 23 games, making 14 starts as a freshman … Assisted a goal against Texas A&M in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … Fired a shot against West Virginia in the first round of NCAAs … Took a shot against Virginia in the regular season … Tallied two shots against then-No. 5 Wake Forest … Charted two shots on goal against then-No. 13 Boston College … Took four shots against Connecticut and High Point … Connected on her first career goal against James Madison … Charted a career-high five shots against the Dukes … Made her first collegiate start in the season opener against UNC Greensboro and took three shots.
Academic Achievements: 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Third Team selection … 2014 Capital One Academic All-District Team ... … Two-time ACC All-Academic Team ... 2013 Skelton Award Winner …Three-time ACC Honor Roll selection ('12, '13, '14) ... Named to Dean's List: Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at McLean High School … Was a four-year starter that helped her team to a district championship and trip to the regional finals in 2009 … Earned First Team All-District and Second Team All-Region honors through her career … Played club ball for the McLean Strikers for four seasons, which was one of the top 10 teams in the nation … Made the Super-Y National All-Tournament team and participated in the Super-Y training camp in 2008 … Was also a member of the Region 1 ODP team for four seasons and an ODP National Tournament Team member … Also swam for McLean High School all four years … Made the All-A Honor Roll in 2009 and 2010.
Personal: Born Aug. 30, 1993 in Washington, D.C. … Daughter of Dave and Tracey Yensen … Has one older sister, Alex … Majoring in biology with a minor in Spanish.