9 - Elena Gianotas
Elena Gianotas
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
High School: Santa Margarita Catholic
Position: D
Major: Mathematics and Management Science
Team: So Cal Blues

2012: Played and started all 21 games this season.

2011: Started all 21 games … posted one goal and one assist for three points … set up the game-winning goal at Roger Williams (9/20) … scored the first goal of her career against Wellesley (10/18).

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in mathematics and management science … conducted a UROP in the Myerson Lab … received the Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship and the Southern California Edison Scholarship … Alpha Phi Sorority. 

High School: A 2011 graduate of Santa Margarita Catholic High School … outside defender/outside midfielder … recipient of Scholar-Athlete Award … also a member of the track and field team … National Honor Society … Spanish National Honor Society … International Baccalaureate Full Diploma recipient … AP Scholar with Distinction … National Merit Commended Student … Preschool Coordinator at her church's Vacation Bible School … President of "Coat a Kid" Club.

Club/ODP: So Cal Blues.

Personal: Daughter of Carla and Anastasios Gianotas … father attended MIT.