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Elise Reina

Position Defender
Height 5'2''
Class Senior
Hometown Fayetteville, Ark.
High School Har-Ber HS

JUNIOR (2018)
Started 20 of 21 matches this season, averaging 86.5 min/gm… Scored the game winning goal against Butler (9/2) … Led the team in assists with six … Led the team in corner kicks taken with 52 taken … Scored two goals on the season … Helped the Kansas defense post nine shutouts and four shutout streaks of 200 minutes or longer on the year.

SOPHOMORE (2017)
Logged minutes in 18 of KU’s 20 games, including two starts … Tallied 90 minutes against West Virginia (10/27) … Tallied her first-career point with the Jayhawks with an assist against Texas A&M (9/10) … Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

FRESHMAN (2016)
Appeared in three matches in her first year with the Jayhawks … Played a season-high nine minutes in Kansas’ 2-1 win over Valparaiso (9/4) … Tallied a shot in a three-minute outing in Kansas’ 1-0 win over Texas (10/2) … Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.

HAR-BER HIGH SCHOOL
Twelve-time letterwinner in soccer, cross country and track at Har-Ber High School … Led her soccer team to the semi-finals in the 2015 Arkansas 7A State Soccer Championships for the first time in school history … Named first team all-state in 2013 and 2016 … Earned all-conference honors all four years … Named 7A West Newcomer of the Year and Offensive MVP as a freshman … Voted team MVP in 2014.

CLUB (ARKANSAS COMETS FC)
Played for the Arkansas Comets Futbol Club and led the team to seven state titles … The Comets went to the Southern Region III tournament six years straight … Served as team captain.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Reuben and Joell Reina … Has three siblings:  Valerie (24), Gabby (15) and Reuben (15) … Father, Reuben, ran track for the University of Arkansas and competed in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona … Mother, Joell, and sister, Valerie, also ran track for the University of Arkansas … Majoring in graphic design.