24 Connie Park
24 Connie Park
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Lakeside
Position: D

2009: Started 20 of 20 games … One of only four players to start every game of the season … Logged the most minutes on the team for the year, playing every minute of the season until going down with a concussion in the last 10 minutes of MIT’s final game of the year in the NCAA tournament … Quickly became the team’s defensive leader as a center back … Excellent all-around defender and very strong ball-winner … Extremely strong in the air … Corner kick specialist, who handled almost all of the team’s corner kicks on the season … Second on the team with five assists, all of them on corner kicks … Served up the game-winning goal on a corner kick in the NEWMAC Championship game against Springfield College on Nov. 8, 2009.

Personal: Majoring in Brain and Cognitive Sciences ... Daughter of Manyong and Youngja Park ... Has two sisters, Caroline and Candace ... Favorite Soccer Player/Athlete: Michael Ballack  

Before MIT: High School Soccer: Lakeside High School ... Awards: 2009 Viking Award, 2009 Team Captain ... Club Soccer: Gwinett Soccer Association ... Other sports: Three year member of swim team