6 - Ali Rotondo
Ali Rotondo
Height: 5-2
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greenville, N.C.
High School: Arendell Parrott Academy
Position: M
Coach Stuper: "We will look for Ali's leadership both on and off the field as the 2008 captain. Her fundamentals, athleticism and vision are her greatest assets. Ali is a strong, steady player who can be counted on by her teammates to consistently make the plays. Her ability to work the ball out of the pocket allows us to attack up our left side as well as we do the right." Notes: Elected 2008 team captain by her teammates ... History of science/history of medicine major ... Participated in 2008 American Cancer Society Relay for Life ... Member of Community Health Educators ... Involved with WISER (Yale's Women's Intercollegiate Sports Endowment and Resource) ... Member of Branford College. 2007: ZAG/NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree ... Started all 17 games ... Scored first career goal and had one assist at Penn ... Earned Major Y. 2006: NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree ... Played in 12 games, starting three ... Earned Major Y. 2005: NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree ... Played in all 17 games, including 11 starts ... Made first career start at William & Mary ... Had an assist in Yale's win over New Hampshire ... Earned Major Y. USA Field Hockey: Selected for New England HPTC team roster and participated in USA Field Hockey's National Championship during summer of 2007 ... also attended 2007 Junior National Camp. Why Yale? The amazing student body and school spirit in addition to the phenomenal coaching staff and team
Favorite food: Chocolate and sushi
Favorite place at Yale: Old Campus at spring time
Where I would like to travel: Italy
I want to learn to: Pogo stick
Best Yale field hockey moment: Stepping on Johnson Field for the first time and the dance party on the bus in Argentina
Most people don't know about me/hidden talent: I can make a monkey face
Sports Hero: Abby Wambach
I would like to spend a day with: Socrates or Harry Potter

Overall

Ivy League

GP

GS

G

A

PTS

G

A

PTS

2005

17

11

0

1

1

0

0

0

2006

12

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

2007 17 17 1 1 3 1 1 3

Career

46

31

1

2

4

1

1

3