As a Senior in 2008: Selected 10th overall in the second round by the Los Angeles Sol in the Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) draft (1/16/09)following the collegiate season ... a second-team ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-American ... a second-team All-Pac-10 selection ... started every match of the 2009 season at center back ... scored against USC (11/2) and UC Santa Barbara in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/14), and assisted on Kelley O'Hara's game-winner in a 5-0 trouncing of Arizona State (10/26) ... was named to Soccer America's team of the week (10/27-11/2) for her performance against the Trojans ... helped the team to the nation's second-best goals-against-average (0.289) and shutout-percentage (0.680, 17 shutouts in 25 games).
As a Junior in 2007: Named an All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention ... a Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team selection ... one of only three players that started all 23 matches for the Cardinal ... named the SCU/adidas Invitational Tournament MVP, along with earning a spot on the all-tournament team ... helped the Stanford defense post nine shutouts and a 0.74 goals-against-average on the year ... scored three goals on the season, including the game-winner against Missouri (9/14), the final goal in a 3-1 win over San Francisco (9/28) and the fourth tally in a 4-0 rout of Washington (11/2) ... converted a penalty kick in a 7-6 shootout victory over California in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to help send the Cardinal to the third round (11/18).
As a Sophomore in 2006: A 2006 All-Pac-10 Second Team selection ... received Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... started all 23 games for the Cardinal, one of four Stanford players to start every game ... helped the Cardinal to 15 shutouts and a 0.55 goals-against average ... tallied 28 shots, as well as a pair of goals and a pair of assists ... assisted on Lizzy George's game-winner against Long Island (9/10) and Marisa Abegg's game-winner against Arizona (10/15) ... scored two goals in three games in mid-October ... first career goal came against Arizona State (10/13) ... scored the game-winner against Washington State (10/20) a week later.
As a Freshman in 2005: Started all 20 games at defender for Stanford, one of seven players to start every game (and one of two freshmen) ... named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team ... helped the Cardinal to 11 shutouts with a 0.82 goals-against average ... tallied one assist on the year, as she got Rachel Buehler the ball for the game-winner against fifth-ranked Santa Clara (9/30).
High School: Named to the NSCAA/adidas All-American Team and All-American Scholar Team in 2004 ... played club for the Pleasanton Rage ... a four-year letterwinner in soccer at San Ramon Valley High School ... named the California High School Sports North Coast Section (NCS) Player of the Year in 2004 ... captained the squad in her junior and senior campaigns ... a four-time East Bay Athletic League First Team selection ... helped her squad to back-to-back league championships in 2003 and 2004 and the NCS finals in `04 ... also lettered three years in track ... part of the school-record 4x100 relay team in 2002.
Personal: Born in Renton, Wash. ... daughter of Brad and Jenise Falk ... father, Brad, played lacrosse at Tufts ... majoring in American studies.
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