33 - Desiree Halaka
Desiree Halaka
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Southampton, N.Y.
High School: Southampton
Position: GK
Major: Sociology

2010: Enters her senior year looking to battle for the starting job in net for the Green and White . . . is a vocal and enthusiastic player that works very hard on her game . . . is a good athlete who brings good leadership in the net . . . is a great teammate who brings a high level of energy to the squad . . . has 33 career matches played with a 0.86 goals against average in 1,989:42 of play . . . owns a record of 13-6-1 with five shutouts while she has a .762 save percentage.

2009: Saw action in eight matches, earning a start in two contests . . . logged 286:21 in goal as she allowed just three goals for a 0.94 goals against average . . . made ten saves for a .769 save percentage . . . won both of her starts, defeating Gallaudet on October 13 and Wesley on November 1 in the CAC Tournament first round game.

2008: Played in and started 15 matches for the Spartans . . . recorded a team-high 1,262:19 in net, allowing 12 goals for a 0.86 goals against average . . . had four shutouts during the year as she blanked Susquehanna on August 30, Gwynedd-Mercy on September 13, Mary Washington on September 20, and Gettysburg on October 15 . . . made a career-high 12 saves in the October 1 against top-ranked Messiah . . . notched 40 saves and a .769 goals against average . . . posted a record of 9-5-1.

2007: Played in nine games, earning a start in three contests . . . played 441:02, allowing four goals for a 0.82 goals against average . . . made 11 saves and notched a .733 save percentage . . . finished the year with a 2-1 record and one shutout . . . shutout DeSales on September 25 in her second collegiate start . . . defeated Mary Washington 2-1 on September 22 in her first collegiate start . . . recorded three saves in the September 5 win at Hood and the shutout win over DeSales.

Personal: Is the daughter of Said and Sonia Halaka . . . is a behavioral science major . . . has a 3.16 cumulative GPA as she has twice earned YCP Athletic Honor Roll accolades.