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#8 Michelle Cesan
Position: Midfield/Striker
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: Harding, N.J.
High School: Oak Knoll School
Major: Politics

At Princeton:

2012 - All-America Second Team ... First-Team All-Ivy and All-Region ... named to NCAA All-Tournament Team ... started all 21 games played in ... scored eight goals, including a pair of game-winners ... dished eight assists and had 24 points on the year ... scored game-winner in overtime at then-No. 8 Penn State on Sept. 6 ... notched a goal in 4-1 win over Dartmouth on Sept. 15 ... tallied two goals and two assists in 10-2 win versus Delaware  on Sept. 16 ... dished an assist at Yale on Sept. 22 ... scored game-winner in 8-0 rout of Columbia on Sept. 28 ... scored a goal versus then-No. 5 Maryland in 3-2 win on Oct. 2 ... made an assist in 6-0 win versus Brown on Oct. 13 ... tallied a pair of goal versus Harvard on Oct. 20 ... dished an assist in 4-1 win over then-No. 4 UConn ... tallied two assists at Cornell on Oct. 27 ... dished an assist in 7-0 win over Penn on Nov. 3 ... was fouled in the circle in both NCAA semifinals and championship games, setting up game-winning penalty strokes.

2011 - Taking the 2011-12 school year off to train with the U.S. National Team … was on the team for the Champions Challenge I in Ireland in June … will travel with the team to Germany and Belgium in August ... was an alternate for Team USA at 2012 London Summer Olympics.

2010 - Started all 19 gamesin her sophomore campaign … scored 12 goals and added five assists for 29 points … a first-team All-Ivy and a second-team NFHCA All-America selection … had two assists in a season-opening win over Bucknell … added an assist in a win at Richmond … scored the game winner on a penalty stroke against VCU … had a goal and an assist in a win over Dartmouth … scored the game winner to snap a scoreless tie with a minute left to defeat Syracuse … added a goal and assist in a win over Yale … scored three times in Princeton's win at Columbia … scored on a penalty stroke in a 3-0 win over Louisville … added a goal in Princeton's win over Brown … scored in Princeton's 4-0 win over Harvard … added a pair of goals in the Tigers' 10-0 blanking of Penn in the regular-season finale at Class of '52 Stadium.

2009 - Started all 19 games as a freshman … scored 14 goals and added 11 assists for 39 points to rank third on the team in scoring … a first-team All-Ivy and third-team NFHCA All-America selection … made first collegiate start and appearance in a win over Ohio State … scored her first college goal and added an assist in a win at Syracuse … named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week following the season-opening sweep … added a goal in a win over William & Mary … had an assist on the game winner against Richmond … added an assist in Princeton's Ivy opener against Dartmouth … scored in a 2-1 loss at Providence … had a goal and an assist in Princeton's win over Penn State … added an assist in the team's win over Columbia … had her third three-point game of the season in a win at Brown … added an assist on a goal scored on a direct corner at Harvard … scored three goals and added an assist in a win over Cornell … named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week following the win … recorded her second-straight three-goal game in a win at Penn … scored in Princeton's 4-0 win over Stanford in the NCAA First-Round … had a goal and two assists in Princeton's NCAA Quarterfinal win over Syracuse … scored Princeton's first goal and assisted on its second in the NCAA Semifinals against Maryland … a member of the New Jersey team that won the USAFH National Championship in June ... also a member of the U21 National Team.

Before Princeton:
a member of the U.S. U-21 National Team ... was a member of the New Jersey team that won the 2009 USAFH National Championship ... was a teammate to fellow freshman Julia Reinprecht and returning Tigers Kathleen Sharkey, Katie Reinprecht and Kaitlyn Perrelle on the U.S. U-21 team that won the 2008 Junior Pan Am Cup ... also competed at several U.S. Field Hockey NITs, festivals and future tournaments ... was a four-time first-team all-conference selection at Oak Knoll School and is a two-time NFHCA first-team All-America ... also lettered in high school in indoor track and lacrosse.

full name is Michelle Cesan ... birthday is March 18 ... daughter of Liliana and Raul Cesan ... has three siblings, Alex, Ana and Esteban.

Career Stats:

2009 19 14 11 39 46 34 0 0-0
2010 19 12
3 2-2
2012 21 8 8 24 44 31 2 0-0
Total 59 34 24 92 137 91 5 2-2

Career Highs:

Goals: 3 (3 times) - Most Recent, Oct. 1, 2010 at Columbia
Assists: 2 (4 times) - Most Recent, Oct. 27, 2012 at Cornell
Points: 7 - Oct. 29, 2009 vs. Cornell (3G,1A) 
Shots: 8 - Oct. 24, 2009 at Harvard


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