9 - Jayna Whitcher
Jayna Whitcher
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Falmouth, Mass.
High School: Falmouth
Position: F
Coach Stuper: "Jayna is a team player whose passion and enthusiasm for the game are contagious. Her shot selection makes her one of the most dangerous forwards on our team. We look for Jayna to be a major contributor on the forward line in 2008." Notes: History major ... Has extensive experience at international camps, including five seasons at the European Hockey Federation Camp of Excellence ... Father, Bob, operates the international field hockey program Sport EuroTour and the domestic field hockey camp World Camp USA ... Participated in 2008 American Cancer Society Relay for Life ... Volunteer at JML Care Center for the elderly ... Member of Jonathan Edwards College. 2007: Appeared in 17 games, starting 12 ... Had first career assist in 6-2 win at Hofstra ... Scored first career goal in 7-0 win over Fairfield ... Earned Major Y. 2006: Appeared in seven games, starting three ... Made first career start in 3-1 win vs. VCU ... Earned Minor Y. 2005: Played in four games ... Made debut against Northwestern ... Earned Minor Y. Why Yale? I chose Yale because I love the players, the coaches, the people, the atmosphere, the academics and the opportunities.
Favorite food: Chocolate
Favorite place at Yale: Toss up between Johnson Field and Old Campus on a warm spring day
Where I would like to travel: Anywhere in Africa
I want to learn to: Moonwalk like MJ
Best Yale field hockey moment: After our first week of spring season last year we had the three hardest workouts of our lives. We were tired, sore and completely exhausted. And while it wasn't a moment, it was the feeling of knowing that the girl next to you felt the same way. It was the ultimate feeling of "team" you could ever get.
Most people don't know about me/hidden talent: I like musicals -- a lot ...
I would like to spend a day with: Channing Tatum -- what girl wouldn't?

Overall

Ivy League

GP

GS

G

A

PTS

G

A

PTS

2005

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2006

7

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

2007 17 12 1 2 4 0 0 0

Career

28

15

1

2

4

0

0

0

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