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  Christina Hewko
Christina Hewko

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newport Beach, CA

High School:
Corona del Mar

Height:
5-10

Position:
2-Meter

Birthdate:
04/25/1985

Major:
International Relations


Favorite Stanford Memory: "It was when I walked up to my dorm on move-in day and the entire staff knew my name before I had met any of them. This really surprised me, but also made me feel really welcome and excited about being at Stanford."

Summer 2006: Trained with the National `A' Team for two and a half weeks ... Competed with the National `B' Team in Quebec City, Canada for the Fina World League ... Spent time working out, doing yoga and doing volunteer work.

As a Junior in 2006: Finished fifth on the team with 24 goals ... Helped the team to its fourth MPSF Championship and a third-place finish at the NCAA Championships ... Earned Second Team All-American honors ... Named to the All-MPSF Second Team ... Notched goals in 17 games and had five multiple-goal outings ... Recorded hat tricks against Princeton (3/24) and in the NCAA Championships against Marist (5/12) ... Netted two goals against USC (2/26), UC San Diego (4/7) and UCLA (4/15) ... Tallied seven goals in four games midway through the season ... Scored two goals at the MPSF Championships ... Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Second Team.

Summer 2005: Played on the USA Junior National team at the World Championship in Perth, Australia, helping the team win a gold medal with a game-winning goal ... Competed for the Stanford Water Polo Foundation at the USA Water Polo Championships, helping the team to a sixth-place finish and earning Honorable Mention All-American honors.

As a Sophomore in 2005: Stanford's fourth-leading scorer with 33 goals ... Played in all 29 games for the Cardinal ... Helped the team to second-place finishes at both the MPSF and NCAA championships ... Selected as a AWPCA First-Team All-American ... Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team ... Earned MPSF All-Conference First-Team and MPSF Championship All-Tournament Team honors ... Created two turnovers and had one assist to help Stanford beat USC (5/14) in the NCAA semifinal ... Scored one goal and had one assist Stanford's NCAA first-round victory over Michigan (5/13), forcing a turnover and collecting one block ... Netted a goal in the MPSF championship game versus UCLA (5/1) ... Notched two goals in an upset MPSF semifinal victory over USC (4/30) ... Recorded a season-high three goals against San Jose State (4/22), UC Davis (4/17), and UCLA (4/15).

Summer 2004: Played for the U.S. Junior National Team, helping the team win the Junior Pan-American Games in El Salvador.

As a Freshman in 2004: Helped Stanford to a third-place finish at the NCAA championships ... Tallied 15 goals for the Cardinal ... Earned All-American Honorable Mention ... Named to the MPSF All-Freshman Team.

High School: Corona del Mar High School's 2003 Female Athlete of the Year ... Named Division and Pacific Coast League Most Valuable Player during her junior and senior seasons ... Selected as an All-American at the Junior Olympics during the summer of 2002 ... Team was crowned Pacific Coast League champions in 2002 and 2003 ... Earned First-Team All-CIF and Pacific Coast League, and was named team Co-MVP during freshman and sophomore seasons ... Captained the swimming team in 2003 and water polo team in 2003 ... Four-year letterwinner in swimming and water polo.

Personal: Born April 25, 1985, in Huntington Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Thomas and Kathy Hewko ... Has two brothers, Justin and Nathan and one sister Camille ... Most exciting sports moment was winning the CIF quarterfinal game in high school by one goal, ten seconds remaining in the game, off of a tip-in by her teammate after missing the shot ... Enjoys traveling, creative art projects, dancing, tutoring, volunteer work, going to Inter Varsity, surfing, Taco Loco, and going for sunset walks to The Dish ... International Relations major.


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