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    8 Alina Valenti  
    Alina Valenti

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lehighton, Pa.

    High School:
    Lehighton Area

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    Forward


    2008 (JUNIOR)
    Recorded career highs with six goals, three assists and 15 points ... started 17 out of 18 games ... recorded the first Indiana goal of the season with the opening tally against Rutgers ... scored the final goal against Missouri State in a 5-1 win ... assisted on Brittney Hacken's goal against Wake Forest ... assisted on a Meg O'Connell goal in a 4-3 win over Pacific ... assisted on the overtime game winner in a 1-0 victory at Central Michigan ... scored the game winner in the Hoosiers' home win over Michigan ... put one past the keeper against Miami ... scored the lone Hoosier goal against Louisville ... put one in the cage against Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2007)
    Saw action in 15 games for the Hoosiers and registered four shots ... came into the games against Stanford and Michigan State and had an immediate impact as the right-side forward ... earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2006)
    Appeared in 16 games for the Hoosiers, making her first career start against Lindenwood (Oct. 8) ... finished her freshman year with eight points off of four goals ... recorded first career three-goal game against Lindenwood ... became only the third Hoosier to register a hat trick in program history against Lindenwood ... netted the game-winner against Radford (Sept. 9).

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Three-year letterwinner for Lehighton Area ... led team to three consecutive Mountain Valley Conference Championships and the District 11 Championship in 2005 ... named Most Offensive Player her senior season ... a 2005 academic all-state selection ... named second team all-conference in her final campaign in which she recorded 15 goals and 15 assists ... played for the Majestyx Club Team in 2004 and the Mystics in 2005 ... attended the same high school as former Hoosier standout Mallory Reabold ... daughter of Duke and Diane Valenti.

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