Washington 2012 (Junior): Scored the game-winning goal in the season-opener vs. Seattle U in the 29th minute on a penalty kick ... took two shots, both on goal in 86 minutes ... scored the second goal vs. Colgate in the 18th minute on an assist by Isabel Farrell off of a corner kick ... took two total shots in the game ... assisted both goals at Syracuse ... assisted Stine Schoening on her goal in the 63rd minute and then Isabel Farrell's goal in the 74th minute ... named the Pac-12 Player of the Week on Sept. 4 ... named the College Sports Madness National Offensive Player of the Week and Pac-12 Player of the Week on Sept. 4 ... took two shots on goal, scoring once and tallied an assist vs. La Salle ... scored the game-winner in the fourth minute on an assist by Chelsea Archer ... assisted Hillary Zevenbergen on a goal in the 82nd minute ... took four shots, three on goal vs. Fresno State ... scored in the 22nd minute and then assisted Zevenbergen on the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute ... became just the second player in school history to tally points in each of the first five games of the season ... only Veronica Perez scored more, she had points in the first six games in 2008 ... started and had a team-high six shots at Gonzaga ... took a team-high six shots, three on goal vs. Notre Dame ... scored the game-winning goal in the 29th minute ... took a team-high eight shots at Utah State, three on goal ... scored the tying goal on a penalty kick in the 85th minute ... took a team-high two shots at BYU, one on goal ... played all 100 minutes in the Pac-12 opener at USC ... took one shot ... took a team-high four shots, two on goal at Colorado ... scored the game-winning goal in the 90th minute ... took a team-high five shots, four on goal at Utah ... played 105 minutes vs. Arizona ... took a team-high six shots, four on goal ... assisted Falon Miller on the game-tying goal in the 46th minute ... took a team-high four shots in the 2-0 win vs. ASU ... scored the game-winning goal on a PK in the 34th minute ... took one shot on goal vs. No. 3 UCLA ... took two shots one on goal at No. 25 Cal ... took three shots, one on goal at No. 2 Stanford and played all 90 minutes.
2011 (Sophomore): In the Summer of 2011 played on the U-20 National Team with teammates Lindsey Bos and Chelsea Archer ... was one of two players to appear and start in all 20 games ... scored five goals ... finished second on the team in goals (5), assists (4), points (14), and shots (44) ... scored goals in back-to-back games against BYU (Aug. 19) and Wisconsin (Aug. 26) ... recorded a goal and an assist at Arizona on Oct. 28 ... also had goals against Gonzaga (Sept. 18) and Oregon (Oct. 21) ... scored a last-minute goal against Oregon to earn a 1-1 draw after 2OT ... took at least one shot in every game except against No. 1 Stanford ... had season-high five shots against USC on Oct. 14 and against WSU on Nov. 3 ... had assists in consecutive games against Colorado on Oct. 7 and Utah on Oct. 9, and then against OSU on Oct. 23 and Arizona on Oct. 28.
2010 (Freshman): Named to the Pac-10 All-Freshmen Team ... was one of two freshmen to play in all 24 games on the season ... made 22 starts, including the season-opener at Seattle U on Aug. 20, all Pac-10 games and all four NCAA Tournament games ... logged a career-high 90 minutes three times ... led the team with five assists ... was second on the team with two game-winning goals ... tied for third on the team with three goals and 11 points ... took 29 shots, 11 on goal ... scored her first career goal at St. Mary's on Sept. 24 in the 36th minute ... her first game-winning goal came two days later at San Francisco on Sept. 26 in the 30th minute ... also scored in the Pac-10 opener vs. Arizona on Oct. 8 in the 58th minute ... earned her first career assist at UMass on Aug. 27, assisting on Kellye Joswick's goal in the 26th minute ... assisted Kate Deines in the 18th minute vs. Syracuse on Sept. 3 ... assisted Sarah Martinez on the go-ahead goal at No. 4 Portland on Oct. 3 ... at No. 1 Stanford on Oct. 17, assisted Kelli Stewart on a goal in the 90th minute ... teamed up with Martinez again to assist the game-winning goal vs. Oklahoma in the NCAA First Round on Nov. 12 in the third minute ... was the third penalty kick shooter for the Huskies against No. 2 Portland in the NCAA Second Round on Nov 14, making her attempt ... tied for 10th amongst Pac-10 players in assists on the year.
High School/Club: High school teammate of fellow Husky teammate Allie Beahan at Eastlake High School and on the Crossfire Premiere ... had a stellar senior campaign, being named the KingCo 4A Player of the Year along with first-team all-state, Seattle Times all-area and being named the Gatorade State Player of the Year ... was also named First-Team All-KingCo and second-team all-state her sophomore year, helping Eastlake win the league, district and state championships ... recently attended the U.S. Under-18 National Team training camp and will play for the team in an upcoming tournament in Spain ... also a stellar student off the field, maintaining a 3.8 GPA ... also competed in track and badminton.
Personal: Lindsay Christina Elston ... born in McMurray, Pa. ... parents are Ann Louise and Cassius Elston ... has two older siblings, brother Cash and sister Leslie ... mother rank track at Pitt from 1977-79 ... brother played soccer for the U.S. Naval Academy from 2006-08 ... enjoys photography, running and skiing ... chose UW over Stanford, Santa Clara and Portland.
Coach Gallimore onElston:
"Lindsay is a terrific all-around player with size, skill, speed and tactical-awareness. She will be a great compliment to the other central midfield players on our team. It will be interesting to see how quickly Lindsay adapts to the speed of play at the collegiate level because if she adjusts quickly, she will definitely have an immediate impact on our team."
GETTING TO KNOW Lindsay Elston
Elston or Bean
Coffee ice cream
Strangest thing a coach ever said to you
"Are you deaf?"
Favorite part of being a Husky
Being near my family!
Favorite restaurant in Seattle
Favorite place to hang out in Seattle
U Village or on the lake.
Favorite place on UW campus
Cluster 955 balcony in McMahon
"Smile" by Uncle Kracker
If you could guest star on a TV show, what would it be?
Man vs. Wild
Biggest celebrity crush
Store where you would like to spend a $10,000 gift card
If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be
Why did you choose your number
I thought Donavon was cute.
Random fact people wouldn't know about Lindsay Elston
I have a phobia of cotton balls.
If you could trade places with a teammate for a day, who would it be and why
Kari Davidson so I could be a true badminton champion.
Best thing about playing for Coach Gallimore
Lesle is always honest with you and so much fun to be around. She's the type of person you want to work hard for.