7 Kirsten Krebs
7 Kirsten Krebs
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Selinsgrove, Pa.
High School: Selinsgrove Area
Position: F/M
Major: Psychology

2010 (Junior): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree for the third time … Appeared in all 17 games ... Two goals ... One assist.

2009 (Sophomore): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree … Played in all 17 games … After missing freshman season due to injury, made debut Sept. 4 vs. Sacred Heart … Earned Major Y.

2008 (Freshman): Earned Yale’s Senior Award, awarded by the senior class to a freshman team member who reflects positive contribution to the team's philosophy and whose individual character encourages the future direction and excellence of Yale field hockey… NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree … Unable to play due to injury … Earned Minor Y.

High School: PIAA District 4 Outstanding Female Athlete ... Co-MVP of field hockey team ... Team Hustler Award ... Selinsgrove Area HS Outstanding Female Athlete award winner ... First team all-state, all-conference and all-league ... Pennsylvania All-Academic team ... Team was district and league champions 2005-2007 ... Team made state quarterfinals in 2005 and 2007 and state semifinals in 2006 ... Also was on track team and qualified for the PA state track meet in mid-distance events her sophomore, junior and senior years ... Class valedictorian.

USA Field Hockey: Part of USA Field Hockey's Futures program for five years ... Selected to attend National Futures U16 Tournament ... Pool winner at the National Field Hockey Festival in California.

Notes: Hobbies include running and playing the piano ... Has volunteered at Evangelical Community Hospital and taken church mission trips … Member of Silliman College.

Why Yale? I chose Yale not only for its academic reputation and opportunities, but also for the people on campus. I fell in love with the coaches, field hockey players and students. Everyone made me feel welcome and I know the school is a great fit.