37 Courtney Engle
37 Courtney Engle
Height: 5-6
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Littleton, Colo.
High School: Colorado Academy
Position: GK
Coach Stuper: "Courtney is passionate about the game and goaltending. Any opportunity to play she takes, and joining the Yale team was one of those. She is very athletic, has solid basics and makes good reactions. No doubt, she will add to our depth in goal in 2008." Notes: Served as president of AfricAid, a community-service based club founded by a Colorado Academy alumna that helps young girls in Tanzania receive secondary educations ... Co-editor of yearbook for three years in high school ... Interests include dancing, singing and acting ... Member of Berkeley College. High School: Captained field hockey team and was named All-Colorado as a senior ... Won Team MVP, Sportswomen of Colorado Award and Colorado Academy's Zach Hills Senior Athlete Award as a senior ... Three-year starter, led team to state finals all three years ... Also played golf and won Coach's Award three times ... Went to state golf tournament all four years, winning team titles with Colorado Academy in 2007 and 2008 and placing third in 2006 ... Golf team also won league championship in 2008. USA Field Hockey: USFHA Futures Elite participant. Why Yale?: Yale is very similar to Colorado Academy, where I had been since I was in preschool. The campus is absolutely gorgeous, and it has a grounded community feel. Academics are also very important to me, and Yale is scholastically phenomenal. I'm hoping Yale's small size will give me the ability to explore many areas of academic and extracurricular life, as well.
Favorite food: French toast!
Where I would like to travel: Europe
I want to learn to: Work on cars
Most people don't know about me/hidden talent: I can juggle fire clubs
Sports Hero: Phil Mickelson
I would like to spend a day with: Einstein