|High School:||Saint Francis HS|
Cristina Polini saw action in 16 of the Gauchos' 19 contests in 2014...Made four starts...Scored the first point of her career when she assisted on a goal by Makenna Kummer in a win over Pacific...Had three shot attempts on the season.
Polini played in 18 games as a freshman, starting six of them...Had 12 shots overall, including two shots each against CSU Bakersfield, Cal State Northridge, and UC Riverside.
Polini attended Saint Francis High School in the Bay Area…Played forward and midfield for her high school team…Was her team’s captain as a senior when she scored 12 goals and added nine assists for 33 points…Helped Saint Francis to a 16-3-1 record in her final year…Polini was a three-year starter and earned Second Team All-West Catholic Athletic League as a sophomore when she helped her team to the CIF Central Coast Section Division I championship…Saint Francis also advanced to the CCS semifinals in Polini’s final two seasons…Totaled 20 goals and 16 assists in three years…Saint Francis comprised a 48-10-7 record in her three campaigns…Coached by Dawn Hill…Competed for the Santa Clara Valley Chili Peppers at the club level…Coached by Chris Behler…Polini’s club team advanced to three straight CYSA North State Cup finals and in 2011 earned the U.S. Club North State Cup championship…In 2012 the Chili Peppers were the a Far West Regional finalist and a USYSA National Participant.
Polini was born January 18, 1995 in San Jose, Calif….The daughter of Jeff and Veronica Polini…A member of the California Scholarship Federation from 2011-13…Undeclared major.