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ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2016)
Academic All-Big Ten...Appeared in all 21 matches, which included 19 starts...Recorded four points on one goal and two assists...Netted her lone goal of the season in a 3-1 victory against Hofstra (8/21)...Tallied her first assist of the season in a 2-1 win against Nebraska (9/25)...Recorded an assist in a 1-1 tie at Indiana (10/6).
Started all 24 games, spending 1973 minutes on the field...Scored five goals and added five assists...Three-point game vs. Northwestern (9/26)...Played 90 minutes or more in 13 games...Dished two assists vs. Buffalo (11/14)...Netted the game-winning goal twice: vs. Ohio State (9/19) and vs. Illinois (9/28)...Took 55 shots, getting 24 on goal.
Appeared in all 23 games, starting 17 and spending 1,534 minutes on the field...Started all of the Nittany Lions’ Big Ten games...Played at least 90 minutes in 10 games...Took nine shots, two of which were on goal.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played at Conestoga High School for head coach Meghan Brogan...An All-Central League player from 2010-12...Finalist for the Gatorade Pennsylvania Player of the Year in 2011...An All-Southeastern Pennsylvania and All-Pennsylvania player in 2011...Captain of her team in 2012...Helped guide Conestoga to a Central League Championship in 2009 and to the state semifinals in 2010.
Member of the Players Development Academy, coached by Seth Korman...Was a member of the Region 1 team from 2009-12...On the 2010 State Cup Championship team.
Full name is Salina Williford...Born on June 20, 1995, in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania...Parents are Ron and Tanya Williford...Has two siblings, Jenea and Shannan...Majoring in broadcast journalism.
WHY I CHOSE PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State because I immediately fell in love with the school after my first visit and felt that it was the best fit for me in terms of both education and athletics. I couldn’t see myself anywhere else. It is an amazing opportunity to play for such incredible coaches and with such a talented team.”