Saw action in 12 games with nine
starts in the Dartmouth backline ... Tallied two shots on the season ... Had one in
the season-opener against Texas A&M (9/2) and one at Yale (10/8) ... Lone
shot on goal came against Texas A&M ... Helped the defense to three shutouts.
Best played in a career-high 16 games, starting all 16 on the back line for
the Big Green ... Recorded her only point, an assist, in a 2-1 home victory
over Brown, 9/26 ... Part of a defense that recorded four shutouts and allowed
a 1.12 goals against.
Dartmouth Larry Garrity Rookie of the
Played in 12 games on defense with four starts, making an immediate
contribution to the back line ... Helped the defense to a 1.15 goals against
average, playing in four shutouts including starts against Vermont, 10/20 and
Columbia, 10/25 ... Had made her first collegiate appearance in the win over
Maine, 9/4, recording an assist ... Made her first start against UNH, 10/11.
Best's Career Stats
Four year member of the varsity squad at Downingtown East ... Led her team
to Chesmont League titles in 2005 and 2006 ... Team advanced to the district
finals and state semifinals in each of her last three seasons ... Earned
All-Chesmont League honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named all-area
first team and all-region second team as a senior ... Played club soccer with
the FC Delco Storm, winning a host of tournaments including the Bethesda
Thanksgiving Tournament, Las Vegas Showcase and US Club Soccer Champions Cup.
Daughter of Kelly and the late Gregory Best ... Both parents were college
athletes at Baker University where her mother played volleyball and her father