22 - Chiharu Naito
Chiharu Naito
Height: 5-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Oneonta, N.Y.
High School: Oneonta
College: New Jersey Institure of Technology
Position: M

Before Quinnipiac:  Prior to transferring to Quinnipiac, Naito played soccer at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where she saw action in 18 games, starting in 17 of those games...As a defender, she tallied one goal, and was named the team's Rookie of the Year...Also, attended Oneonta High School, where she played four years of soccer and two years of track...Tallied 38 career goals and 32 assists...Was named captain her senior year... Three time Daily Star All-Star... Named to the Southern Tier Athletic Conference First Team...Played for Middlepath FC Club, where she helped the team become 2007 Orange Classic Champions and 2009 Region 1 Northeast League Champions...Also played for WPSL Adirondack Lynx and ENY 91 ODP...The team was the 2005 Surf Cup Runner-up and 2006 Pocono Cup Champions...Was a member of her high school's National Honor Society.

Personal: Was born in Miyazaki, Japan, but currently lives in Oneonta, New York...Daughter of Haru and Chikako Naito...Father, Haru, was the 1973 National Champion in the 100 Breaststroke for SUNY Oneonta...Has three older siblings, Tomo, Yuki, and Mai...Plans to major in biology.