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YO TACHIBANA

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Player profile

2016 HIGHLIGHTS:

* Played in four games in her freshman season with Florida State.
* Competed for a total of 68 minutes, registering her only shot of the season against Mercer on September 15.

CLUB:

* Participated with JFA Academy Fukushima under current FSU assistant coach Morinao Imaizumi.
* Played in 12 games of the Japan Women’s Soccer League Division 2 in 2013, making 11 starts and scoring five goals.
* In 2013, started 19 matches in Division 2 and scored six goals.
* Competed at the Division 3 level of the Japan’s Women’s League in 2015, starting 13 of her 14 games plated and scored one goal.

JAPAN NATIONAL TEAM:

* Competed with the U-16 and U-17 national teams at numerous training camps.
* Played in three matches at the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship in China in 2013.

PERSONAL:

* Daughter of Akito Tachibana.
* Was selected as a National Sports Festival Representative in 2014 and 2015, earning fourth place in the Fukushima Prefecture in 2014.
* Majoring in exercise science.