14 - Vicki Gordon
Vicki Gordon
Height: 5-9
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Haverford, Pa.
High School: Merion Mercy Academy
Position: B
Coach Stuper: "After she was plagued with injuries her freshmen year, we look forward to Vicki's contributions this season. Vicki's tackling skills, game sense, vision and communication provide great strength in the backfield. A talented athlete with exceptional stamina, strength and power, her ability to pass and hit with power and accuracy has allowed us to outlet with confidence." Notes: Profiled in New Haven Register as part of "First Semester" project that followed four Yale student-athletes through the first semester of their freshman year ... Has sung the national anthem for professional and college sports teams since the age of nine (Phillies, 76ers, Phantoms, Kixx, Villanova, St. Joe's, Temple, Penn, etc.) ... Member of National Honor Society ... Father, Stuart L. Gordon, M.D., was on varsity crew team at Brown and graduated in 1977 ... Participated in 2008 American Cancer Society Relay for Life ... Member of Morse College. 2007: Appeared in nine games ... Made debut vs. Providence ... Earned Major Y. High School: All Main Line All-Star first team as a junior and senior, second team as a sophomore ... Two-time AACA all-star ... Selected to the Pennsylvania Keystone Games ... Unsung Hero Award ... NFHCA Academic All-American ... Philadelphia All-Star ... Field hockey team captain as a senior ... Team was two-time district semifinalists ... Wendy's National Heisman Award nominee ... Won school's outstanding varsity athlete award and William H. Dannehower Award (excellence in sports, scholastics and service) ... Was three-time MVP of her crew team ... Was a district qualifier in swimming ... Also played lacrosse. USA Field Hockey: USFHA Futures participant. Club Team: Played for the Mystx club team ... Won gold medal at U19 national festival in 2005 and 2006 ... Won silver medal at Argentina Cup in 2005.
Why Yale? Why not?! Yale is the best of the best. With endless opportunities, outstanding academics and friends that will last a lifetime, I couldn't imagine going anywhere else.
Favorite food: Maryland crabs
Favorite place at Yale: Old Campus
Where I would like to travel: South Africa, Thailand
I want to learn to: Break dance
Best Yale field hockey moment: Dance party on the bus in Argentina
Most people don't know about me/hidden talent: I was first runner-up in the Little Miss Ocean City Pageant, and I can wiggle my ears.
Sports Hero: Vincent Papale
I would like to spend a day with: Rob and Big

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