Navy Women's Soccer Playing Career (2007-10)
-- A four-year forward, Youker is one of just 12 Navy women's soccer players to earn at least three all-league accolades ... Youker was chosen to the All-Patriot League Second Team three times (2008, '09 and '10) ... Youker finished her soccer playing career ranked seventh in the Navy history books with 24 goals and ninth with 62 points ... She is also tied for second with 13 career game-winning goals and played in 83 career games with 49 starts ... she tied or led the team in goals in 2008, '09 and '10 with her best statistical season coming in 2009, when she poured in nine goals and had 23 points ... Youker scored six goals with 18 points in 2010 and had seven goals and 16 points as a sophomore in 2008 ... One of the biggest goals of her career came during her freshman season in 2007, as she netted the game-winner in the Patriot League Championship, punching Navy's ticket to the NCAA Tournament.
High School/Personal -- A 2007 graduate of Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Md. ... a four-year letter winner as a forward on the soccer team where she earned All-State (Md.) and all-county recognition while serving as the team captain her senior year ... she also earned a letter in indoor track, running middle distances where she garnered all-county mention in 2004 as a member of the 4x800 meter relay team ... member of the Bethesda Extreme club team, winners of the 2005, `06, `07, and `08 Maryland state titles ... was also a member of the four-time (2000-03) Colorado state winning club team, and one-time regional champions ... full name is Carissa Glenne Youker ... daughter of James and Christine Youker ... born Sept. 21, 1988, in Denver, Colo. ... majoring in international relations.