28 Stephanie Cooke
28 Stephanie Cooke
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Lanoka Harbor, N.J.
High School: Lanoka Township
Position: M

2009: Played in 19 games … Appeared in every game of the season after the opener … Quickly became a strong part of the team’s central midfield rotation … Very strong physical presence on the field and has the ability to knock players off the ball, as well as keep possession in a cluttered midfield … Also has excellent vision and a strong leg, particularly on long passes and switching the field … One of the team’s best players in the air winning headers … Had one goal and one assist on the year for three points … Recorded first collegiate goal against WPI on Sept. 26, 2009.

Personal: Major: Undecided ... Daughter of Stephen and Patricia Cooke... Has a sister Jen ... Other Sports: Also plans on playing basketball at MIT ... Favorite Soccer Player/Athlete:  Mia Hamm ... Other Favorites:  French horn ... Going to the beach ... Reading

Before MIT: High School Soccer: Four-year starter for Lacey Township High School ... Awards:  2006-2008 All-Conference Team ...  2006-2008 All-County Team ... 2008 Captain ... 2007 Academic Award ... 2006 Most-Improved Player ... Other sports: Four-year starter of the basketball and lacrosse teams in high school ... Captain of both senior year.