Louisville Field Hockey v Duke
2013: Redshirted... Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad.
High School/Club: Elina Pereira joins the Cardinals from Medford, N.J., where she played for Shawnee High School and was a team captain her senior year. She was named 2012 South Jersey Goalkeeper of the Year and earned All-South-Jersey first team honors. As a senior, Pereira was selected to the All-Burlington County first team and played in the Senior Showcase All-Star game... Pereira is a 2013 Futures Elite selection and competed in the 2011 AAU Junior Olympic Games and helped her team to a bronze medal.
Personal: Full name is Elina Jose Pereira... Nickname is `E'...Daughter of Jose Pereira and Cheryl Pereira... Birthdate is May 27, 1995... Majoring in marketing... Has one sister, Brianna, who played field hockey at Georgetown University... Post college ambition is marketing technology... Athletic goal is to win a national championship... Best moment of her career was being named South Jersey's Goalie of the Year... Favorite athlete is Cristiano Ronaldo... She is inspired by her sister.