8 Valerie Stahl
8 - Valerie Stahl
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Everett, Wash.
High School: Everett
Position: D


Earned first team All-Ohio accolades... key component of CSU's defense which allowed a school-record low of 22 goals... tallied two goals and one assists for five points... notched game-winning goal on a free kick in 2-1 win over Duquesne (8/21)... recorded a goal and an assist in 3-2 win against Robert Morris (8/24).


Selected to the All-Horizon League second team after helping the Viking defense allow just 25 goals, the second lowest single season total in program history...scored the first goal of the season in CSU's 3-1 win over Marshall (8/22)...also tallied a goal against in the 2-1 win over Loyola (10/8).


Played in and started all 18 games...finished tied for third on the team with one goal (at Kent State Aug., 28)...was the only player to attempt a penalty kick, going 1-1 on the season...contributed to the team's 2-1 overtime victory at Kent State (Aug. 28), attempting a season high three shots.


Earned State Class 3A Player of the Year honors as a senior, playing for coach Kosta Pitharoulis...tabbed Area Player of the Year by the Everett Herald and the area MVP by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer...led team to a 20-2-1 mark as a senior, winning state Class 3A title...three-time team MVP and all-area choice...lettered four times in soccer and softball...played shortstop in softball, earning all-state honors as a junior...played on softball teams that went 66-15 during her first three years, finishing third in the state as a junior.


Born Feb. 14, 1991 in Everett, Washington...daughter of Angela and Kurt Stahl...has an older brother, Erich... physical education major.