3 - Ali Austin
Ali Austin
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Edina, Minn.
High School: Edina
Position: D
Major: Undeclared
Previous Team: Minnesota U19 IceCats
S/C: L
Residential College: Saybrook

2012-13 (Freshman): Appeared in two games before season-ending injury.

USA Hockey: Attended player development camps in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Before Yale: 2011 Minnesota State Hockey All-Tournament Team with Edina … Honorable Mention All-State with Edina … 2012 Minnesota Class AA State Tournament third place, 2011 Minnesota Class AA State Tournament runner-up with Edina … 2009 Minnesota Class A State Champions with Blake … 2010 NAHA Labor Day Tournament Champions with Minnesota IceCats (U19) … Honor Roll … AP Scholar … Edina Scholar … Edina Athletic Scholar … National Merit Commended Student … Discus Award winner.

Notes: Has played piano for 13 years and done voice for seven years … Teaching herself guitar … Writes her own music.

Why Yale? “I chose Yale because it is the perfect fit for me; I have the privilege of playing DI hockey with amazing players and coaches while simultaneously pursuing a world-class education.”