GENERAL: Emerged as one of the best freshman talents in 2004...Combines dazzling stick work, speed and anticipation as a defender...Adept at breaking down the opposition's attack.
2006: NFHCA National All-Academic Team selection...Selected to the NEC Fall Academic Honor Roll...Started all 14 games played as a midfielder...Tallied one goal (Saint Francis - 9/29) and one assist (Robert Morris - 10/22) as she finished the season with three points.
2005: NFHCA National All-Academic Team selection...NEC Valley National Bank Scholar Athlete...Started all 14 games played...Attempted three shots.
2004: NFHCA National All-Academic Team selection...Started all 13 games played...Made one defensive save.
BEFORE SIENA: Played four years of field hockey, basketball and softball at Shepaug Valley Regional...Named Regional All-American her senior season in field hockey...Selected First Team All-State and First Team BL All-Star...Scholar Athlete...Named Second Team All-State as a junior in field hockey...Selected First Team BL All-Star in both field hockey and softball...Captain of all three sports...All-Area selection by the Danbury News-Times...Member of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-American Team...Volunteered at "Loaves and Fishes" soup kitchen during high school...Graduated from Shepaug Valley in the top five of her class...Member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born June 8, 1986...The daughter of Joseph and Kathleen Linley...A spanish major...Has an older brother, Jake, who is a graduate of Davis and Elkins College and an older sister, Rachel, who is a graduate of Clemson University.
BEST THING ABOUT SIENA FIELD HOCKEY:"The thing I like most about Siena College Field Hockey is the sense of team that exists on and off the field between the girls."