15 - Claire Linney
Claire Linney
Height: 5-9
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Calif.
High School: Aptos
Position: 2M

AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: 1/25 vs. Cal State East Bay - Started, notched a hat trick, a steal, a field block, and two kickouts drawn ... 2/3 vs. Stanford - Started, scored one goal ... 2/9 vs. CS Northridge - Started, drew three kickouts ... 2/9 vs. Maryland - Started, scored one goal with three steals and a kickout drawn ... 2/10 vs. Hartwick - Started, recorded a steal and two kickouts drawn ... 2/10 vs. CSUB - Started, notched a hat trick, a field block, and two kickouts drawn ... 2/16 vs. Sonoma State - Started, scored two goals with two steals and a kickout drawn ... 2/17 vs. CSUMB - Started, scored two goals with two assists, two steals, and a kickout drawn ... 2/20 vs. UCSC - Started, scored two goals and drew a kickout ... 3/1 vs. CSUSB - Came off the bench, recorded a steal and a kickout drawn ... 3/1 vs. Sonoma State - DNP ... 3/2 vs. Colorado State - Came off the bench, recorded an assist, a field block, and a kickout drawn ... 3/2 vs. Whittier - Came off the bench, scored two goals with two steals ... 3/7 vs. LMU - Came off the bench, recorded a steal and a kickout drawn ... 3/7 vs. UC Davis - Came off the bench, attempted one shot ... 3/8 vs. UCSD - Came off the bench, recorded a steal and two kickouts drawn ... 3/9 vs. CSUB - Came off the bench, recorded two steals ... 3/15 vs. Sonoma State - Came off the bench, scored one goal, recorded an assist, a steal, and two kickouts drawn ... 3/29 vs. Michigan - Came off the bench, drew two kickouts ... 3/30 vs. Indiana - Came off the bench, scored one goal and drew a kickout ... 3/30 vs. Wagner - Came off the bench, recorded two assists ... 4/5 vs. CSUSB - Came off the bench, attempted two shots ... 4/5 vs. CSUB - Came off the bench, drew a kickout ... 4/6 vs. Colorada State - Came off the bench, recorded two steals, two assists, and a kickout drawn ... 4/6 vs. LMU - Came off the bench, scored one goal with a steal and a kickout drawn ... 4/12 vs. UC Davis - DNP ... 4/13 vs. SJSU - DNP ... 4/13 vs. UCSC - DNP ... 4/25 vs. Chapman (WWPA 1st round) - Came off the bench, attempted one shot ... 4/25 vs. CSUB (WWPA 2nd round) - Came off the bench ... 4/26 vs. UC Davis (WWPA quarterfinals) - Came off the bench, attempted one shot ... 4/27 vs. UCSD (WWPA 3rd place game) - Came off the bench, attempted two shots.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: 1/27 vs. San Jose State - Started, made one attempt and drew two kickouts ... 1/28 vs. Cal State Monterey Bay - Started, scored a goal in four attempts, had a steal and surrendered a kickout ... 1/28 vs. Hartwick - Started, made two attempts, notched an assist, had a steal, drew one kickout and surrendered one ... 2/3 vs. UC Santa Cruz - Started, scored a goal in three attempts, had a steal, a kickout drawn and a 5M penalty drawn ... 2/3 vs. Sonoma State - Started, scored a goal, notched an assist, had a steal and a kickout drawn ... 2/3 vs. UCSC -Started and scored one goal in three attempts, one steal, drew one kickout and one 5M ... 2/3 vs. UCSB - Started and score two goals, one steal, drew one kickout ... 2/10 vs. Bucknell - Started and scored one goal in three attempts and drew one kickout ... 2/11 vs. Northridge - Played and had three attempts, one steal, and one 5M drawn ... 2/11 vs. Princeton - Played and had one attempt and surrendered one kickout ... 2/16 vs. Northridge - Started and scored two goals in two attempts, one steal, and surrendered one kickout ... 2/24 vs. UCLA - Started and made one attempt, drew thre kickouts and surrendered one ... 2/24 vs. SD State - Started and scored one goal in three attempts ... 2/25 vs. UCSD - Started and scored one goal in two attempts, one steal, and surrendered one kickout ... 2/25 vs. Long Beach - Started and scored one goal in four attempts and notched one assist ... 3/3 vs. Colorado - Started and had one steal and one kickout drawn ... 3/3 vs. Cal State San Bernardino - Started and scored one goal in one attempt, notched one assist, one steal, drew two kickouts and one 5M ... 3/4 vs. CSUEB - Started and scored one goal in two attempts, had one steal, and drew one kickout ... 3/4 vs. UC Davis - Started and had three attempts, drew one kickout and surrendered one ... 3/10 vs. UC Davis - Started and scored one goal in one attempt and surrendered one kickout ... 3/17 vs. Sonoma State - Started, scored two goals in four attempts, notched an assist, had a steal, drew a kickout and gave up a 5M penalty ... 3/17 vs. CS Monterey Bay - Started, scored two goals, drew a kickout and surrendered one ... 3/23 vs. Princeton - Started, scored a goal, drew one kickout and surrendered one ... 3/25 vs. Stanford - Started, made one attempt and had a steal ... 3/25 vs. Maryland - Started, had a steal and four kickouts drawn ... 3/31 vs. UCSD - Started, made two attempts, had a steal and gave up a 5M penalty ... 3/31 vs. CS San Bernardino - Started, made one attempt and drew a 5M penalty ... 4/1 vs. CS Bakersfield - Started, scored a goal in two attempts and drew two kickouts ... 4/1 vs. Colorado State - Started, scored a goal in two attempts, had a steal and drew a 5M penalty.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Douglas Nisbit at Aptos High School in Aptos, Calif. ... led her high school water polo team to the Central Coast Section playoffs in 2003 ... voted the MVP by her teammates in 2003 and 2004 ... was the team captain in 2003 and 2004 ... an all-league selection in 2003 and 2004 ... also swam at Aptos, earning four varsity letters and was named the team MVP in 2005.

PERSONAL: Full name is Claire Kathryn Linney ... Parents are Robert and Janet Linney... has one brother, Jake ... father Bob played basketball at Pittsburgh State, while brother Jake played baseball at the University of North Caroline at Greensboro ... enjoys baking, photography, crafts, and going to the beach.