28 Christina Horimoto
28 - Christina Horimoto
Height: 5-1
Year: Sr
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Leland
Position: A

The Horimoto File

2013: Started all 17 games ... Tallied 11 goals with 13 assists for 24 points ... Scooped up 17 ground balls with six draw control wins ... Caused six turnovers ... Scored two goals in a 20-19 overtime victory against Skidmore (3/2) ... Netted a pair of goals in a 17-6 win over MIT (4/6) ... Posted two goals and two assists in a 17-16 victory at Western New England in the ECAC New England Championship Game (5/12) ...

2012: Played in 14 games, including three as a starter ... Tallied six goals with three assists for nine points ... Had a free position goal ... Scooped up 10 ground balls ... Won seven draw controls with four caused turnovers ... Recorded 26 shots, including 21 on goal ... Scored two goals in a 17-14 win over Western New England (3/15) ... Had a goal and an assist in a 13-9 loss to Smith (4/10) ...

2011: Played in 14 games, including seven as a starter ... Scored eight goals ... Scooped up eight ground balls and won five draw controls ... Caused three turnovers ... Recorded 15 shots, including 12 on goal ... Scored two goals in a 14-0 win over Concordia (3/15) ... Tallied three goals in a 17-11 loss to Eastern Connecticut State (3/30) ... Had a goal in a 14-9 win over Smith (4/12) ...

2010: Played in eight games ... Notched two goals with four assists for six points ... Had a free position marker ... Scooped up two ground balls ... Posted 11 shots, including six on goal ... Recorded two goals with three assists in a 20-0 win over Bard (4/24) ...

Before Mount Holyoke: Played four years of club lacrosse for the San Jose Extreme ... Helped team to a league title ... Attended Leland High School ...

Personal: Biology major ... Recipient of the Mount Holyoke Merrill Prize for first year English ... Daughter of Clara and Harold Horimoto.

Getting to Know Christina

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - It's academically rigorous, gives me a chance to live on the other side of the country, and when I came for a visit during Focus on Athletics, I really felt like I could belong here, both on the team and in the classroom.
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - The overall atmosphere and the facilities; they are very nice.
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Miracle or Field of Dreams
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Japan, Europe in general.
  • First Memory of Your Sport - Throwing the ball from the defensive end to the offensive end, just chucking it and having it go where I wanted.
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Time when Rando shot the winning goal in double overtime and didn't even know.           
  • Career Aspirations - Not quite sure yet, possibly scientific research or public health.