16 Maggie Westfal
16 Maggie Westfal
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.
High School: New Canaan
Position: F
S/C: Connecticut Stars

Notes: Multi-talented player who was pressed into duty as a defenseman late in her freshman year and stayed back at the blue line as a sophomore, then returned to forward as a junior ... Voted most athletic in midseason team survey her junior year ... Profiled on ESPN.com along with teammate Crysti Howser as a sophomore for playing both soccer and hockey ... 2007-08: AWHCA All-Academic ... ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Two-time ECAC Hockey weekly honor roll selection ... Fifth on team in goals (six) and tied for fifth in points (14) ... Scored a goal in six out of eight games Jan. 5 through Feb. 1 ... 2006-07: ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... One goal and 10 assists in 27 games ... Missed first four games of season while playing soccer for Yale ... 2005-06: Four goals and four assists in 24 games ... Missed first seven games while helping Yale soccer team to Ivy League championship and two wins in NCAA College Cup tournament ... Joined Bulldogs on the ice Nov. 19, less than 24 hours after the soccer team's run to the quarterfinals of the College Cup ended with a loss at Notre Dame ... Scored a goal in her first game and had points in four of her first five games ... USA HOCKEY: Invited to the USA Hockey development camp in Lake Placid in summer of 2005 ... Before Yale: Attended nationals with the Connecticut Stars and finished in the top five in scoring at the event in 2002 ... was named all-league in 2003-04 ... Stars won multiple state and regional championships during her time with them ... Off the Ice: NSCAA All-Northeast Region and unanimous first team All-Ivy in soccer as a junior... Also was ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All District I second team and Academic All-Ivy in fall of 2007 ... Member of Trumbull College ... Political science major ... Interested in career as a pediatrician ... Graduate of New Canaan High ... Attended Yale games while growing up. Nicknames: Mags, Magstar, Magalita Favorite musician: Dave Matthews Band Favorite food: Peaches Best present/gift you ever received: A dozen roses. Something most people don't know about you: I once had a ferret as a pet. Favorite quote: "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Greek Islands