|High School:||The Taft School|
After playing in the backfield for her entire field hockey career, Townsend made the jump to forward in 2003, and immediately made an impact ... A Second Team All-Ivy selection last year, Townsend was fourth on the team with 3-1-7 totals ... Recipient of the team's Outstanding Offensive Player Award ... Finished the 2003 season fourth on the team with nine points (4g, 1a) ... Named Ivy League Player of the Week after scoring all three Brown goals in 3-2 win over Dartmouth in 2003 ... Scored her first career goal, the gamewinner, in a 3-2 win over Sacred Heart ... Townsend has started all but one of her 49 career games ... A natural leader, Townsend can also play in the backfield ... Recipient of the team's Most Outstanding Rookie Award in 2002 ... Before Brown: A four-year member of the varsity field hockey team at Taft ... Two-time captain ... A First Team Dynamic Sports/NFHCA High School All-American in 2001 ... An alternate for the U.S. Under 16 National Team in 1998, and earned a spot on the team in 1999 ... Won a Bronze medal at the 1998 AAU Junior Olympics and a Gold in 1999 ... National Futures Tournament participant from 1998-2002 ... Also participated in the Futures Developmental Invitational Camp in 2000 ... Member of the 1999 NEPSA Championship Team ... Named a WNEPSA All-Star in 2000 and 2001, earning Boston Globe MVP honors in 2001 ... Honor Roll student ... Personal: Daughter of Donald and Susan Townsend ... Sister Emily played field hockey at Princeton from 1999- 2002 ... Concentrating in Political Science.