13 Elise Krieghoff
13 - Elise Krieghoff
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Clovis, CA
High School: Buchanan HS
Position: F
Experience: 2V
Club Team: California Odyssey SC

2014 -- Midway through her junior season, was added to the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy candidate pool, becoming one of 43 players eligible for the national player of the year award ... earned NSCAA All-West Region honors for the second year in a row ... was the Big West Conference's leading goal-scorer for the third straight season, this time with 14, upping her career total to a school-record count of 46 goals, which will enter 2015 tied for the third-highest figure among all active Division I players ... after tying the program single-game record with five goals in the 6-1 win over Fresno State in Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Sept. 19, was named the co-Disney/NSCAA National Player of the Week (along with Jannelle Flaws of Illinois), and was also chosen to the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week for the third time since 2013 ... the same week, was also featured by ESPNW as "One of Five Things to Know About College Soccer", as her quintet of goals represented the most by a collegian since 2012 ... on Oct. 19, her game-winning goal at UC Riverside from 35 yards out was selected as one of the Top 10 Plays of the Day on ESPN's "SportsCenter", checking in at No. 3 that Sunday night ... soon afterward, broke the all-time league record for most player-of-the-week accolades accrued (reaching eight) ... also was chosen as the Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week on Oct. 27 a day after helping the Mustangs claim the Blue-Green Rivalry Match at home vs. UC Santa Barbara, 2-0 ... was on the preseason AllWhiteKit.com National Forward of the Year Watch List ... moved into a tie for the second-most game-winners ever at Cal Poly, now with 13 (five away from the record) ... her 74th-minute score at Oral Roberts on Sept. 14 was the 10th-latest equalizer in school history, leading to a 2-1 victory ... went three consecutive games distributing an assist in mid-to-late October, finishing with four while upping her career point total to 99 (now 15 shy of being level with the Cal Poly record) ... to start 2015, had three goals and an assist during the five spring friendlies in April and May; then in June, was awarded the overall Cal Poly Female Athlete of the Year trophy at the Night of the Mustang banquet.

2013-14 --
In May, was one of 26 players invited to the U.S. Women's National Team U-23 training camp held in Chula Vista from June 7-14 ... was chosen by Soccer News Net as one of 36 finalists for the College Boot Award, given to the national player of the year (finished fifth in fan voting) ... was an NSCAA All-West Region First Team honoree and was named the Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year ... led the nation in goals-per-match average (1.105) ... her total of 21 goals broke a single-season school record that had stood since 1992 ... was named to TopDrawerSoccer's 11-player national Team of the Week on both Aug. 27 and Nov. 5 ... was selected as College Sports Madness' National Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 7 ... tallied four goals during a 5-2 win at Bakersfield on Aug. 25, the second-most ever scored by a Mustang in one match (trailing only a five-goal performance by Wendy Jones in 1993); it was the program's first hat trick since 1999 ... during that night, headed in the third-fastest go-ahead goal in response to an opponent's equalizer in Cal Poly history (2:39 later) ... also broke the all-time school record for fastest second-half goal (31 seconds, versus UC Irvine on Oct. 6) ... her decisive 85th-minute strike in the 1-0 win at UC Davis to clinch the conference title on Oct. 31 was the 14th-latest go-ahead goal in Mustang history; additionally, her double-overtime tally in the 106th minute of the 3-2 win at Hawai'i on Oct. 13 ranks as the fifth-latest golden goal in program history ... was a three-time winner of the overall Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week honor ... finished the season with three assists; her 45 points also broke the school record, which had stood for 21 years, as well ... the 21 goals finished as the fifth-leading total in the country and rank third all-time in Big West history (the most since 2002) ... her five Big West player of the week honors were the most ever throughout the conference during one season.

2012 -- Was chosen as the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year (and also a first-team all-conference selection) after leading the league in goals, with 11 (tied for the fifth-best single-season total in program history) ... her 0.73 goals-per-match average ranked 17th in the nation ... also led the Big West in points per game (1.47) ... had a trio of two-goal matches (versus Pacific on Sept. 28, at Long Beach State on Oct. 7 and versus Hawai'i on Oct. 14) ... both of her game-winning goals proved to be the difference in 1-0 wins over UC Davis (on Sept. 30) and UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 28) ... converted her lone penalty-kick opportunity (at Fresno State on Sept. 23).

Prep -- Was named the Fresno Bee Player of the Year as a senior at Buchanan High School in Clovis ... helped lead the Bears to Central Section Division 1 championships during her freshman, sophomore and senior seasons ... played forward her first three years before moving to midfielder as a senior ... finished four-year career with 100 goals and 37 assists ... won back-to-back Tri-River Athletic Conference Offensive MVP awards in her final two seasons ... was a high school teammate of fellow Mustang Kacey Held ... in Krieghoff's sophomore year, she and Held led Buchanan to a No. 6 national ranking in the ESPN Rise Fab 50 heading into the Southern California Regional postseason ... played for the Cal-North Olympic Development Program and the Cal Odyssey club ... also played basketball at Buchanan, earning All-TRAC first-team honors as a senior after helping to lead the Bears to a share of the league title ... was an honor roll student, belonged to the California Scholarship Federation and participated in leadership.

Personal -- Born on Nov. 18, 1993 in Fresno ... daughter of Kathy Krieghoff ... has a brother, Ross, and a sister, Emily ... favorite players are Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie ... majors in agricultural communication.