4 Annie Oxborough-Yankus
4 Annie Oxborough-Yankus
City: Wallingford
State: CT
Height: 5' 10"
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wallingford, Conn.
High School: Choate Rosemary Hall
Previous College: Pitzer College
Position: UT
Major: English/Sociology

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her senior season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Water Polo team, where she was a utility player (lefty) and team captain…2012: ACWPC Division III Co-Player of the Year...ACWPC First-team All-American...SCIAC Player of the Year...Team co-captain...Finished the year with 61 goals, ranking second on the team...Had two goals against No. 1 Stanford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, including one on Pomona-Pitzer's first offensive possession...Scored 10 goals in the SCIAC Tournament, including five in the championship game, the first five-goal effort for any Sagehen this season...Also had a team-high three goals in an 8-7 win over CMS in the conference semifinals, including the game-winner with 1:59 left in regulation to break a 7-7 tie...Had four goals in a 15-13 non-conference win over CMS at La Verne's tournament, which was her season high prior to the conference championship...Has 21 multi-goal games this year...Scored three goals in a home win over Chapman...Also had three goals in a 7-5 win over Azusa Pacific...Previous Seasons: A two-time Collegiate Water Polo Association All-Academic selection...An honorable mention All-American and second-team All-SCIAC selection in 2011…Played in the 2010 NCAA Tournament at San Diego State and scored three goals, including one against Stanford.

High School:  Attended Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut, where she competed on the water polo volleyball and swimming teams…Was an All-New England team selection in 2008…Named to the North East Zone Team (now called ODP) in 2007…Leading scored for the Wild Boars as a junior and senior, and finished No. 1 on the school’s all-time list for field blocks…A member of the first United States Women’s team (Greenwich Club) to travel to Croatia…Also competed for the New York Athletic Club.

Personal: Attending Pitzer College, where she has a double major in English & World Literature and Sociology with a minor in Gender and Feminist Studies…Both parents are teachers (mother teaches chemistry and physics, and father teaches English)…Father also played baseball at Williams and reached the Triple-A level with the Yankees, while her mother ran track and cross country at St. Olaf College…Has one sister, who is a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Basketball and Women’s Track and Field teams…Hobbies include Yoga, traveling, writing and watching any and all shows on the Food Network…Lists Maya Moore as her favorite athlete…Favorite books include A Prayer for Owen Meany, A Tale of Two Cities, The Friday Night Knitting Club, and Pride and Prejudice…Favorite movies are Million Dollar Baby, She’s The Man, The Fighter and Avatar…Lists Chicana Feminist Epistemology, Classical Sociological Theory and Arab-American Literature Post 9/11 as the most interesting courses she has taken while at Pitzer…Lists Wilma Rudolph as the public figure she most admires…Volunteered teaching poetry and literature at Prototypes (Pomona, Calif.) which provides innovative health, mental health and social services to more than 15,000 women, children and communities affected by substance abuse, mental illness and domestic violence…Chose Pitzer “because as I student I have a great deal of influence within the community, I have created opportunities for myself during the last 4 years that I would not have been able to do anywhere else.”…Serves as the athletic coordinator in Pitzer’s Admissions Office and is the student representative for Pitzer’s Sociology Field Group…Born June 19, 1990.