Stephanie appeared in 18 of the Jays’ 19 contests in 2012, earning the start in 13 matches ... Primarily playing as a defensive midfielder, Anasi broke free for a career-best three shots in Creighton’s 1-1 tie against UMKC on Sept. 13 ... She tallied a new high in minutes in the Bluejays’ 1-1 tie with Drake on Oct. 28, playing the entire 110 minutes.
Anasi wrapped up a strong first season at Creighton by earning a spot on the MVC All-Freshman Team ... She appeared in 16 games, including eight starts ... Her first start came in the Bluejays’ 2-1 loss at Sacramento State on Sept. 11 ... Anasi notched her first collegiate shot on Sept. 18 against Boise State ... She recorded her first goal on Oct. 15 in the 1-1 tie with Missouri State ... Stephanie wrapped up her freshman campaign with six shots, including three on-goal.
Anasi graduated from James W. Martin HS in 2011 ... She scored 28 goals and dished off 23 assists in her four seasons ... Led her team to the district championship in all four seasons, boasting a school best 20-3-3 record in 2010 ... Named first team all-district following her junior season, as well as midfielder of the year ... Earned 12 combined letters in soccer (four), track and field (four) as well as cross country (four).
Stephanie played club soccer for the Dallas Texans, helping the squad capture the 2009 and 2010 state cup ... The Texans qualified for Nationals in 2009, after winning the USYSA National Championship in 2008 ... Also finished as Region III Premier League runner-up in 2007.
The daughter of John and Jane Anasi, Stehpanie was born on July 25, 1993, in Irving, Texas ... She has three siblings, Kevin (39), Natasha (21) and Andre (16) ... Her sister, Natasha, plays soccer at Duke University and was a finalist for the MAC Hermann award in 2011 as well as a First Team All-American ... Stephanie is pursuing a major in pre-medicine at Creighton ... Her career ambition is to be a pediatrician.