18 Denise Soesilo
18 Denise Soesilo
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hamburg, Germany
Position: F
S/C: German National Team
Years at Yale: *

Notes: Voted best skater and best musician in midseason team survey her sophomore year ... 2007-08: ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Had three goals and an assist in eight games ... Missed 23 of final 24 games due to injury ... 2006-07: ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Appeared in 30 games, scoring seven goals, fifth-most on the team ... Added six assists ... Scored first collegiate goal in 3-1 win over Quinnipiac Nov. 4 ... Scored a pair of goals in 6-3 win at Princeton Feb. 3 ... ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week Nov. 6 after three-point weekend against Quinnipiac and Princeton ... Incurred only five penalties all season ... TEAM GERMANY: Helped Germany to a fifth-place finish at 2006 Olympics ... Germans defeated Italy 5-2 in the classification round to earn a spot in the fifth-place game, where they beat Russia 1-0 in a shootout ... Had an assist on game-winning goal in the win over Italy ... Before Yale: Played for the Oval X-Treme in Calgary for a year, where several of her teammates were Olympians ... Graduated from Queen Elizabeth High School in Calgary in 2005 and spent a year training for the Olympics ... Off the Ice: Member of Timothy Dwight College ... Environmental studies major ... Played violin with the Mendelssohn Youth Symphony Orchestra Hamburg and also plays chamber music ... Was president of her high school in 10th grade ... Spent a month in Indonesia in summer of 2007. Nickname: The German, DD Favorite food: Everything Thai and Sushi Best present/gift you ever received: My violin Pre-game routine: Visualization and I like to do things that help me focus such as stick handling or playing hacky sack Favorite quote: "If you are going through hell, keep going" - Sir Winston Churchill Favorite athlete: Danielle Goyette What is your most prized possession? My diary