7 - Andrea Park
Andrea Park
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
High School: Woodbridge
Position: D
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Team: So Cal Blues

2012: Played and started all 21 games … recorded two goals and two assists for six points … both goals were scored ten minutes apart against Husson (10/09) … helped to set up the game-winning goal against Clark (9/22) … currently ninth in the MIT record book for career assists (15) … first team NEWMAC All-Conference … CoSIDA Academic All-District … NEWISA Senior Bowl selection.

2011: Played and started 16 games … notched two goals and one assist for five points … tied for fourth on the team in goals and points … scored a goal against Simmons (9/1) and Worcester State (9/6) … set up the only goal in MIT’s win over Smith (10/1) … first team NEWMAC all-conference … NEWMAC academic all-conference … second team NEWISA all-New England … third team NSCAA all-New England … is currently tied for 10th in career assists (13) in the MIT record book.

2010: Started all 19 games … tallied one goal and nine assists for 11 points … led the team in assists and was fourth in points … compiled a season-high five points against Mount Holyoke (10/16) by converting a penalty kick and adding three assists … posted three assists against Southern Maine (9/11) … led the NEWMAC in assists and assists per game … second team NEWMAC all-conference.

2009: Started all 20 games … had one goal and three assists for five points … scored her first collegiate goal against Smith (10/17) … one of only four players to start every game of the season … switched to center back after starting two games at left back.

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in materials science and engineering … was a summer analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (healthcare group) … summer researcher at the MIT Biomaterial Science and Engineering Laboratory, where she tested the antioxidant levels of compounds derived from palm oils … researcher at UC Irvine Center for the Computational Science of Misconstructure, where she studied tumor stem cell lineages) … director of membership of Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers … executive board member of Korean Students Association … MIT Women’s League Scholar … Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Woodbridge High School … four-year-starter and captain senior season … two-time first team all-league … Offensive MVP … Scholar-Athlete … was on the varsity golf team for three years … all-league and team MVP … Sentinel Awards in mathematics, science, Spanish and history … Medallion Award winner in math and Spanish … CSF lifetime member … Woodbridge High highest honor.

Club/ODP: Southern California Blues Soccer Club … U.S. Youth Soccer National Champions (2005) … U.S. Youth Soccer Region IV Champions (2005) … Surf Cup Champions (2005, 2007).

Personal: Daughter of Sandy and Glenn Park … sister, Allison, also plays soccer at MIT.