24 Haylee Bettencourt
24 Haylee Bettencourt
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hilmar, Calif.
High School: Hilmar HS
Position: MF

2012 (Junior)
Haylee played in all 18 matches for the Tigers in 2012, scoring one goal. She scored an unassisted goal to even the score 1-1 at Pepperdine on Aug. 26. She had 12 shots, including seven on goal. She earned Big West All-Academic and honors following the season. She was also a Pacific and Big West Scholar Athlete.

2011 (Sophomore)

The sophomore saw limited action for the Tigers in 2011 as she played in four games while logging 49 minutes in the midfield. Haylee took one shot, putting her lone attempt on frame against Cal State Bakersfield on Sept. 11.

2010 (Freshman)
Played in seven games during the 2010 season. On the pitch for 54 minutes. Tallied a season-high 16 minutes against No. 2 Stanford on Sept. 12. Played seven minutes in the Tigers’ 1-1 draw with No. 16 California on Sept. 19. Also saw action against No. 22 Oregon State on Sept. 3.

High School
Haylee was a four year standout at Hilmar High School for the Yellowjackets. In 2009, Haylee paced the Yellow Jackets with 30 goals, 29 assists and 44 shots during her senior season. She helped Hilmar HS to go 14-7-3 overall and 6-1-2 in the Western Athletic Conference last season. The Yellow Jackets qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 5 Playoffs in each of Haylee’s four years, coming away with Section titles 2006 and 2007. Hilmar HS advanced to the quarterfinals in 2008 and fell in the opening round of the playoffs last season. Despite missing half of her junior season due to injury, Bettencourt led the Yellow Jackets with 21 goals 18 assists. She was named Western Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player in each of year final three seasons. She was also an all-league and all-district honoree in each of her four seasons. As a sophomore, Bettencourt led the team with 28 goals and scored 25 goals in 2006 to pace the squad. In addition to her spectacular play in high school, Bettencourt served on the Modesto Ajax club team alongside current Tiger teammate Renae McFadden. During the 2008 season the Modesto Ajax were the Club Soccer National Cup Super Group/Semi Finalists as well as the US Club Region H Super Group Champions.

Haylee Bettencourt was born in Turlock, Calif. and is the daughter of Louie and Raquel Bettencourt. She has two older brothers, Adam and Simon. Her hobbies include reading, swimming, hanging out with friends and video games. A biochemistry major at Pacific, she has career plans of becoming a doctor.