20 Jillian Strassner
20 Jillian Strassner
Height: 5-7
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Avon, Conn.
High School: Avon H.S.
Position: M/F

As a freshman in 2009: Saw action in 16 games, starting in 13 of those games...Was second on the team in points (11), goals (4), assists (3), shots taken (38) and game winning goals (2)...Was named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year, also earning a spot on the All-NEC First Team... Also was named the adidas/NEC Rookie of the Week for the week of Oct. 19 after tallying six points in two games, scoring one goal against Long Island on Oct. 16 and a goal and the first two assists of her career against Wagner.

Before Quinnipiac: Varsity lettered in soccer and swimming at Avon High School...Also suited up for CFC United...Named to the All-State Team in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons...Named All-New England in her junior and senior seasons...Named All-American and Hartford Courant Soccer Athlete of the Year in her senior season...Was a Scholar Representative for Avon High School in her senior year...Was an Honor student every semester at Avon...Helped CFC to win the CT Cup in 2008 and 2009.

Personal: Native of Avon, Conn...Daughter of Jon and Jennifer Strassner...Has three younger siblings, Haley, 15, Riley, 11 and Jade, 8...In the Physician's Assistant Program.