39 Erin Callahan
39 Erin Callahan
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kenilworth, Ill.
High School: New Trier
Position: G
Major: Political science
Previous Team: Wisconsin Wild
S/C: L

USA Hockey: Attended 2009 USA Hockey Open Olympic Tryouts ... 2006 USA Hockey National Development Camp selection.

2011-12 (Junior): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Appeared in one game, playing 6:44 and stopping one of two shots.

2010-11 (Sophomore): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Helped Yale earn a tie at Harvard Oct. 29, stopping 32 of 35 shots in 57:01 minutes (came on in relief of starter Jackee Snikeris '12) ... Appeared in two games, totaling 117:01 ... .904 save percentage ... 3.59 goals-against average.

2009-10 (Freshman): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Made varsity debut with 20 minutes of work vs. Sacred Heart Nov. 27, stopping four of five shots she faced in the only game she played.

Before Yale: Academic Honor Roll selection from eighth grade through 12th grade ... Midwest Elite Hockey League Academic Gold Award for five years ... Named to All-star team at Prospects Tournament ... Won back-to-back state championships, and was Central District runner-up twice, with the Wisconsin Wild U-19 team in 2007-08 and 2008-09 ... Was state runner-up with the Wild U-16 team in 2006-07 ... Won state championship and was Central District and Polar Bear Tournament runner-up with the Wild U-16 team in 2005-06 ... Had shutout to upset Assabet Valley and advance to finals of 2005 Polar Bear Tournament ... Won MWEHL championship, and was Illinois State runner-up, with Team Illinois U-14 team in 2004-05 ... Won Illinois state championship, Central District championship, and was third place at Nationals with Team Illinois U-12 team in 2003-04.

Notes: Spends summers in Wellfleet, Cape Cod and has volunteered at Audubon Society of Massachusetts ... Speaks French and participated in a French exchange program for five weeks ... Grandfather (Donald Agger) and Great-Uncle (Robert Agger) were 1951 Yale Law School graduates ... Uncle (Marc Agger) was a 1986 Yale School of Management graduate ... Father, John Callahan, played club hockey and varsity football at Tufts ... Two other players from the Wisconsin Wild, Sheila Zingler '07 and Sarah Tittman '09, have played for Yale.

Why Yale? "Yale has been my dream school ever since I played my first Polar Bear tournament game at the Whale, back when I was 12. I couldn't imagine anywhere better."