18 Vanessa Yu
18 Vanessa Yu
Height: 5-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oyster Bay, N.Y.
High School: Oyster Bay
Position: Midfielder
Previous Team: Liberty Lacrosse
Residential College: Jonathan Edwards
gp 15
p 11
g 4
a 7

2019 (Junior): Tied career-high with 15 games and three starts ... Four goals and career-high seven assists.

2018 (Sophomore): Appeared in career-high 15 games, making three starts ... Scored career-high eight goals ... First career goals came as a hat trick in season-opening 12-10 win vs. Albany ... Had three multiple-goal games.

2017 (First Year): Made Yale debut Mar. 8 vs. Stony Brook ... Got first career point with an assist in 17-5 win vs. Sacred Heart Apr. 1.

Oyster Bay: Team captain … Honorable Mention All-American 2016 … Second Team All-Long Island 2016 … All Metro Honorable Mention Team 2016 … Academic All American 2015 … Team MVP 2014, 2015, 2016 … All-county 2014, 2015, 2016 … News 12 Scholar Athlete 2016 … Bob Wolff Special Achievement Scholarship Recipient 2016 … Oyster Bay Girls Varsity Lacrosse Scholar Athlete 2016 … Set records for most points in a game (10), most points in a season (85), most points in a career, most goals in a game (7) and most goals in a season (72) … Oyster Bay team started in 2013; was Conference IV co-champions that year and Nassau County Class C Finalists 2014, 2015, 2016 … Soccer team captain … Played varsity soccer for three years … Was on varsity winter track team for four years … Valedictorian 2016 … President of National Honor Society.

Club Team: Liberty Lacrosse

Notes: US National Women’s Lacrosse Team - Team LI Metro 2014, 2015 ... Women’s Under Armour Underclass All American Team - Team LI 2015 … Partners of the Future Scientific Research Program at Cold Spring Harbor Labs … Volunteer at local Boys and Girls Club and was named Youth of the Year … Mother and father are Ivy Leaguers -- both graduated from Cornell … Uncle and aunt graduated from Yale (Pierson ’84 and Branford ’87).

Why Yale? I fell in love with Yale for its unparalleled academics and athletics. The passion, drive, and excellence encompassed by the students, faculty, and coaches at Yale is unmatched. From the moment I stepped foot on campus, I was immediately drawn to the tradition, diversity, and sense of history embodied by Yale.”

Recent Games
Apr 6 Cornell L, 18-12
Apr 10 Connecticut W, 17-11
Apr 13 at Columbia W, 17-10
Apr 16 at Boston College L, 15-10
Apr 20 Princeton L, 19-4
Apr 27 Dartmouth L, 23-9
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 7
Points 11 3
Goals 4 0
Assists 7 3
Shots 20 6
Shooting percentage 20.0 0.0
Shots on goal 17 4
Shots on goal percentage 85.0 66.7
Free position goals-shots 1-3 0-1
Ground balls 1 1
Draw controls 0 0
Turnovers 14 6
Caused turnovers 0 0
Fouls 5 1
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 16 at Albany L, 15-13 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Feb 20 Quinnipiac W, 18-7 1 2 3 0-0 0 0 1 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Feb 26 Hartford W, 18-4 1 1 2 1-2 0 0 1 0 7 14.3 6 85.7
Mar 2 at Penn L, 15-4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 2 66.7
Mar 7 Niagara W, 17-10 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 10 Canisius W, 17-7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 2 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 16 at Brown L, 14-11 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 24 at Harvard L, 18-8 0 2 2 0-0 1 0 2 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 30 at Towson L, 15-13 1 1 2 0-0 0 0 2 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 6 Cornell L, 18-12 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 10 Connecticut W, 17-11 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 13 at Columbia W, 17-10 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 16 at Boston College L, 15-10 1 0 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 3 100.0
Apr 20 Princeton L, 19-4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 100.0
Apr 27 Dartmouth L, 23-9 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2016-17 2 - 0 1 1 0-3 0 1 3 1 7 0.0 3 42.9
2017-18 15 3 8 2 10 1-6 8 0 12 4 31 25.8 17 54.8
2018-19 15 3 4 7 11 1-3 1 0 14 0 20 20.0 17 85.0
2019-20 - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Total 32 6 12 10 22 2-12 9 1 29 5 58 20.7 37 63.8
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 3 4 7 11 1-3 1 0 14 0 20 20.0 17 85.0
Conference 7 2 0 3 3 0-1 1 0 6 0 6 0.0 4 66.7
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 1 2 3 5 1-2 0 0 7 0 12 16.7 11 91.7
Away 7 2 2 4 6 0-1 1 0 7 0 8 25.0 6 75.0
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 - 2 4 6 1-2 0 0 5 0 10 20.0 9 90.0
Losses 9 3 2 3 5 0-1 1 0 9 0 10 20.0 8 80.0
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February 3 - 2 3 5 1-2 0 0 2 0 8 25.0 7 87.5
March 6 2 1 3 4 0-1 1 0 8 0 6 16.7 4 66.7
April 6 1 1 1 2 0-0 0 0 4 0 6 16.7 6 100.0