2012 Saw the field in all 22 of the Huskies' games and earned nine starts ... Scored one goal on just two shots on goal from the midfield ... Her goal came during UConn's season-opening 3-0 victory over Bucknell on August 25.
Competed at Harpursville Central High School for coach Nicole Huston ... Scored 55 goals and dished-out 38 assists in her four years at Harpursville Central, including 20 goals and 12 assists during her senior season ... Honored as a First Team All-State selection during her sophomore, junior and senior years and honored as a First Team All-Star in each of her four seasons ... A team captain during her senior year, Townsend was selected as the team MVP all four years ... Selected to compete in the Outdoor Nationals from 2008-11 and competed in the Empire State Games in 2010 ... Played in the Junior Olympics in 2008 and 2009.
Mckenzie Townsend ... Parents David and Lisa Townsend ... physical therapy major ... Born November 4, 1994 in Harpursville, N.Y. ... A three-sport athlete in high school, Townsend also competed on the softball and basketball team ... A First Team All-State selection in softball during her junior and senior years, she was the team captain in 2012 ... Basketball team was the state runner-up.