16 - Michaela Tinsley
Michaela Tinsley
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shrewsbury, Mass.
High School: Shrewsbury High School
Position: ATTACK

As a Sophomore in 2012:
Saw action starting in 15 games for the Bobcats during the 2012 season … Scored a goal and two groundballs in the season opener at Connecticut … Recorded three goals and two assists in a win over St. Mary’s (Cal.) on Mar. 12 … Scored three goals and a groundball in a match at Brown on Mar. 18 … Recorded four goals and an assist in a win over Wagner on Mar. 23 … Scored her 10th  goal of the season and an assist in a win over Long Island on Mar. 25 … Scored a goal and an assist on Mount St. Mary’s on Mar. 30 … Tallied three assists and a groundball in a win over Monmouth on Apr. 1 … Scored two goals in a win over St. Francis (Pa.) on Apr. 5 … Scored a goal in a win over Robert Morris on Apr. 7 … Picked up a goal in a matchup against Sacred Heart on Apr. 13 … Scored three goals in a win over Central Connecticut State on Apr. 20.

As a Freshman in 2012:
Played in 11 games while starting 6 for the Bobcats in the 2012 season … Recorded two groundballs in the season opener at Connecticut on Feb. 25 … Picked up a groundball in a matchup at Denver on Mar. 15 … Tallied one or more groundballs in three straight wins over Wagner, Long Island, and Mount St. Mary’s … Recorded a season high three groundballs in a matchup against Bryant.

As a Freshman in 2011:
Played in 13 games … Scored six goals and added two assists for a total of eight points … Scored a goal at Fairfield on 2/25 … Tallied two goals and an assist against Connecticut on 2/27 … Scored a goal in a win over Saint Francis (Pa.) on 3/25 … Scored a goal in a win at Columbia on 4/6 … Recorded a goal and an assist in a win over Long Island on 4/17.

Before Quinnipiac:
Attended Shrewsbury High School...Scored 43 goals as a freshmen, 70 goals as a sophomore, 112 goals and 44 assists as a junior, and 103 goals and 47 assists as a senior...Was the leading goal-scorer in Central Mass Lacrosse League during her junior and senior years...Awarded Central MassLacrosse League Co-MVP as a junior...Awarded Central Massachusetts Lacrosse League MVP as a senior...She was the team MVP as a junior and senior...Became a league all-star as a sophomore, junior, and senior...Named an All-Star by the Worcester Telegramand Gazetteduring her sophomore, junior, and senior years...Awarded the Athletic Directors Female Award...Was named the 2010 Central Massachusetts Player of the Year...She was also a member of Team Revolution.

Personal:
A native of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts...Daughter of Kevin and Joan Tinsley...Has a younger brother, Derick, and an older sister, Alicia, who plays lacrosse at Merrimack College...Plans to major in marketing.