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At Michigan... Awards ... CWPA All-Western Division first team (2012) and second team (2011, '13) ... Two-time CWPA Eastern All-Tournament second team (2010-11) ... CWPA Western Division Player of the Week (3/29/11) ... Three-time CWPA Western Division Rookie of the Week (2/9/10, 4/6/10, 5/21/10) ... Notables ... Holds U-M school records for drawn ejections in a career (249) and a single season (79) ... Ranks fifth among U-M's all-time career goal leaders (162) ... Tied for 10th on the U-M single-season goals list (49, 2011) ... Owns U-M rookie record for DKOs in a game (7, vs. SJSU, 2/28/10).
Senior (2013)... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Named CWPA All-Western Division first team ... Voted to the CWPA Eastern All-Tournament second team ... Appeared in all 34 games ... Posted 36 goals, 12 assists, 48 points and 17 steals ... Broke U-M's single-season record with 79 drawn kick-outs ... Registered back-to-back hat tricks against Brown (April 7) and #12 Indiana (April 13) ... Scored a third-quarter goal in U-M's overtime win at #12 Indiana (March 30) ... Posted seven goals over the Wolverine Invitational (March 15-17), including a hat trick vs. Mercyhurst ... Also recorded two goals and a season-best two assists vs. Notre Dame ... Opened the season with a hat trick vs. Colorado State in the Michigan Kick-Off (Jan. 19) ... Drew five kick-outs vs. CSU, #9 San Jose State (Jan. 20) and #10 Long Beach State (Feb. 23).
Junior (2012)... One of seven players to see action in all 35 games ... Moved to third in drawn kickouts on the U-M all-time career list ... Selected CWPA All-Western Division First Team ... Led the team in drawn kick-outs (65), ranked second in goals (41), third in points (61) and fourth in assists (20) ... Set career highs in assists (20), steals (23) and DKOs (65) ... Posted a season high five drawn kickouts vs. Brown (April 29) ... Posted season highs in assists (2) and steals (3) vs. Bucknell (April 27) ... Matched career highs with six points and five goals in a winning effort vs. Santa Clara (Feb. 3) ... Earned four hat tricks on the season, the last of which came in a three-goal performance vs. Concordia-Irvine (Mar. 18).
Sophomore (2011)... CWPA Eastern All-Tournament second team ... CWPA All-Western Division second team ... Set career highs in goals (49) and points (64) ... Shared the team lead in goals (49) ... One of 10 players to see action in all 37 games ... Named CWPA Western Division co-Player of the Week (March 29) after tallying a hat trick at #12 Indiana (March 26) ... Notched a season-high four goals vs. #9 San Diego State (Feb. 13) ... Posted a season-high four points vs. Harvard (April 10), Mercyhurst (March 11), #9 San Diego State (Feb. 13), vs. #20 Marist (Feb. 12) and vs. #18 UC San Diego (Jan. 29) ... Collected a season-best four DKO vs. #20 UC San Diego (April 16) and #11 San Diego State (Jan. 30) ... Tallied season high three assists vs. #18 UC San Diego (Jan. 29).
Freshman (2010)... CWPA Eastern All-Tournament second team ... One of eight players to see action in all 41 games ... Led the team in drawn ejections (53) and ranked second amongst rookies in goals (36), assists (17) and points (53) ... Named CWPA Western Division Rookie of the Week (May 21) by contributing two goals, an assist, a steal and five ejections at the NCAA Tournament (May 14-16) ... Scored a career high five times and registered a personal best six points vs. Harvard at the CWPA Eastern Championship (April 30) ... Named CWPA Western Division Rookie of the Week (April 6) after tallying two assists, two DKO and two steals vs. #15 Indiana (April 3) ... Broke her own rookie record with seven DKO vs. #11 San Jose State (Feb. 28) ... Named CWPA Western Division Rookie of the Week (Feb. 9) on the strength of three goals, two steals and four DKOs at the Stanford Invitational (Feb. 6-7) ... Scored twice on five meter penalties vs. #3 Hawaii (Feb. 7) ... Tallied six DKOs, scored twice and had an assist vs. #7 San Diego State (Jan. 24) ... Netted four goals as part of first career hat trick vs. Colorado State (Jan. 23) ... Scored once and drew two kickouts in collegiate debut vs. UC San Diego (Jan. 23).
Prep... Attended Tesoro High School (2005-09), coached by Mike Stachowski ... Honor Roll ... National Honor Society ... Four-year letterwinner ... Two-time All-CIF first team (2008-09) ... Three-time All-League first team (2007-09) ... South Coast League co-MVP (2008) ... All-CIF third team (2007) ... All-League second team (2006) ... Also lettered in swimming (2005-08).
Club/Junior Team... Member of SET Water Polo Club (2006-2009) ... USA Water Polo U20 National Championship All-America second team (2009) ... USA Water Polo Junior Olympics co-MVP (2009) ... USA Water Polo Junior Olympics All-America second team (2008).
Junior/National Team... US Junior National team (2008) ... US Cadet National Team (2007) ... US Futures National Team (2005-06).
Personal... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Daughter of Jeff Colton and Geralyn Anastos.
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