7 - Kirsten Krebs
Kirsten Krebs
Height: 5-5
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Selinsgrove, Pa.
High School: Selinsgrove Area
Position: M/F
Coach Stuper: "Kirsten is extremely athletic with excellent vision, passing skills and ball control. She has good speed and strength, which makes her a dangerous attacker. She is a hard-working, blue-collar player, and that contributes to her grit and determination on defense as well as attack." Notes: Hobbies include running and playing the piano ... Has volunteered at Evangelical Community Hospital and taken church mission trips ... Member of Silliman College. 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. 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.
Favorite food: Homemade banana bread
Where I would like to travel: Machu Picchu, Peru
I want to learn to: Speak Latin
Most people don't know about me/hidden talent: I can do a great imitation of a weasel.
Sports Hero: Keli Smith
I would like to spend a day with: Patrick Dempsey

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