#1 Caitlin McKinney
HONORS & AWARDS
Team Captain (2008)
Three-Time All-American(2006, 2007, 2008)
Four-time All-BIG EAST Selection(2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year(2008)
Four-time monogram winner for the Irish …closed out her Notre Dame career as one ofthe top all-around players in the program[apos]s history… finished as Notre Dame[apos]s all-time assistleader (80), was second in points (232) andthird in goals (152) in her career … a threetimeunanimous all-BIG EAST selection and athree-time IWLCA All-American … becameprogram[apos]s third, first-team All-American in2008 … served as a team captain in 2008 …holds school record with a 51-game pointscoringstreak (124g, 61a, 185 pts) from April24, 2005 to April 9, 2008 … talented playmakerand goal scorer with tremendous speed …selected as one of the top 20 players (14th) inthe country by Lacrosse magazine in their 2008preseason preview edition … along with teammateJillian Byers is one of two Notre Dameplayers to take All-American honors in three consecutive seasons … selected second teamESPN The Magazine Academic all-District FiveAt-Large team … one of two Notre Dame student-athletes to receive the 2007-08 BIG EASTScholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award whichrecognizes academic and athletic achievementas well as community service … winner ofNotre Dame[apos]s Francis Patrick O[apos]Connor Awardthat goes to the student-athlete who best displaysthe total embodiment of the true spirit ofNotre Dame as exemplified by their contributionsand inspirations to their respective teams… was the first Notre Dame freshman everselected to an all-BIG EAST team in 2005 …member of the U.S. National Developmentalteam from 2005-07 … selected to Dean[apos]s List infall of `06 and spring of `07 … played in aschool-record 70 career games with 152 goalsand 80 assists for 232 points … owns 97 groundballs, 49 draw controls and 60 caused turnovers.
AS A SENIOR: Started all 19 games for theIrish … closed out her career by being selectedas a first team IWLCA All-American, just thethird in Notre Dame history … was second onthe team in scoring with 38 goals and 25 assistsfor 63 points … 25 assists were a career high …added a career-high 30 ground balls and 27caused turnovers … grabbed 11 draw controlson the season … finished with acareer-high 114 shots on goal … wassixth in assists in the BIG EAST andtied for sixth in BIG EAST scoring …selected as the BIG EAST midfielderof the year, joining Abby Owen(2004) and Danielle Shearer (2002) asIrish players to capture the award …selected as a unanimous first team all-BIG EAST selection for the third consecutive year … first team IWLCA All-American … first team womenslacrosse.comAll-American … named to the BIG EAST alltournamentteam … selected as the Notre DameMonogram Club[apos]s team most valuable player …named a finalist for the 2008 Tewaaraton Trophy… selected as Notre Dame[apos]s female BIGEAST/Aeropostale Scholar-Athlete Award winnerfor 2007-08 … was selected as a secondteam District V all-academic selection on the atlargeteam by ESPN The Magazine … winner ofNotre Dame[apos]s Francis Patrick O[apos]Connor Awardthat goes to the student-athlete who best exemplifiesthe true spirit of Notre Dame … selectedas a BIG EAST Aeropostale Scholar-AthleteAward winner for 2007-08 and was an inauguralwinner of the conference[apos]s BIG EASTScholar-Athlete Sport Excellence award …recorded points in 17 of the team[apos]s 19 games …had 12 games with three or more points and 11games with two or more goals … opened theseason by equaling a career high with sevenpoints (5g, 2a) in 22-10 win over Canisius …scored just once in 16-4 win over Duquesne …had two goals and one assist in 14-11 win atOhio State … held to a goal and an assist in 13-9 loss to Stanford … scored three times andadded a pair of assists for five-point game in 14-13 loss to Oregon … added a four-point game(2g, 2a) in 18-8 win at California … turned inback-to-back four-goal games in 16-8 win overDelaward and 16-13 overtime loss at home toSyracuse (six-point game) … scored twice inhome win against Loyola … had season-highthree assists (one goal) in 14-13 win at Hofstra… had third six-point game of the year (3g, 3a)in 18-11 road win at Connecticut … scoredtwice and added an assist in 12-8 win at Duke … saw school-record 51-game point streaksnapped in 16-2 loss at No. 1 Northwestern …bounced back with a goal and an assist as Irishwon at Georgetown, 10-8 … held to one goalin 9-6 loss to Vanderbilt … had fourth gamewith six or more points (3g, 3a) in 20-9 win atRutgers … scored three goals with one assistwith season-high 12 shots on goal as Irish lostto Georgetown, 15-14 in three overtimes atBIG EAST Tournament … had three assists in15-11 win over Cornell … was held off thescoreboard in Notre Dame[apos]s season-ending lossto Northwestern in the NCAA Tournament.
AS A JUNIOR: Started all 17 games atmidfield/attack … was second on the team inscoring with a career-high 44 goals and 65points … her 21 assists were one off her careerhigh and second on the team … had 19 groundballs and career highs with 16 draw controlsand 18 caused turnovers … scored 44 goals on100 shots for a .440 shooting percentage … 44goals were sixth-best, single-season total with21 assists being ninth best and 65 points seventhoverall … was fifth in the BIG EAST inscoring … unanimous first team all-BIG EASTselection for second consecutive year …selected second team IWLCA and womenslacrosse.com All-American … was a thirdteam Inside Lacrosse Magazine All-American …was selected to the IWLCA Academic All-Starteam following the season … scored at least onepoint in every game to extend her Notre Damerecord point streak to 39 games (94g, 44a), astreak that started on Apr. 24, 2005 as a freshman… recorded three or more points in 12 ofthe team[apos]s 17 games and had 12 games withtwo or more goals … opened the season withtwo goals in the season-opening 10-9 tripleovertimewin at James Madison … turned in acareer-best six-goal, seven-point game, includingthe game-winning goal in a 12-11 overtimewin versus Stanford … scored twice in homeloss to Northwestern … had back-to-back sixpointgames (3g, 3a) in wins at Cornell (13-9)and at Canisius (18-8) … scored three goals,including the game winner in 9-7 win over Yaleat Wellington, Fla. … scored four goals with twoassists for fourth game with six or more pointsin 16-13 loss at Syracuse … had three goals in16-9 home win against Ohio State … scoredfour times in 11-1 win at Loyola (Md.) … heldto one goal (with two assists) in 12-11 win athome against Connecticut … had just a goaland an assist in 15-7 win against Duquesne …goal was the game winner … held to one goalfor third straight game with three points in 20-10 loss at home to Duke … picked up two goalswith one assist in 16-11 win against Cal …scored once and set up four others for fivepointafternoon as Irish defeated Georgetown,13-8, for first-ever regular season win againstthe Hoyas … had a goal and an assist in 13-9loss at Vanderbilt … scored twice in 8-7 loss toclose the regular season versus Rutgers …closed the season with a five-goal effort in 12-10 loss to Georgetown in the BIG EASTTournament game at Syracuse.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played and startedall 19 games at midfield/attack … finished thirdon the team in scoring with 42 goals and 22assists for 64 points, all career highs … had 27ground balls, seven draw controls and sixcaused turnovers … scored 42 goals on 100shots for a .420 shooting percentage … 42 goalsare fifth best in program history, 22 assists areseventh-best, single-season total and 64 pointssixth-highest total in program history …selected first team all-BIG EAST … was a thirdteam IWLCA, Inside Lacrosse Magazine andwomenslacrosse.com All-American … had 16games with two or more points and 15 gameswith two or more goals … got the season off toa fast start with career-high six-point game (3g,3a) at California … added two goals and threeassists in second game at Stanford (2/26) …scored two goals with two assists in 18-6 winover Ohio … continued fast start with threegoals and two assists in 17-15 win over Cornell… had four-point day (3g, 1a) in 20-4 loss atLehigh … scored twice in 12-11 win versusJames Madison … scored three goals with twoassists in 13-9 victory over Loyola … held toone goal and one assist in loss at Northwestern… had fourth game of the year with five ormore points (3g, 2a) in 18-2 win versusCanisius, including the game winner … scoredtwice, including game winner at Connecticut… held to one goal in 13-6 win at Ohio State… scored two goals with one assist in one-goalloss at Duke and two goals and two assists inone-goal loss at Georgetown … helped Irish getback on winning track with three goals in the13-8 win at Rutgers … held to one goal in 11-10 win versus Syracuse … had just one assist inregular-season finale versus Vanderbilt … hadoutstanding NCAA tournament with ninegoals and two assists in the three games … hadthree goals in 16-8 win versus Cornell … hadthree goals and one assist for four points in 12-9 victory against Georgetown … had four-pointgame (3g, 1a) in NCAA semifinal loss toDartmouth.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 15games, making 14 starts … second on the teamin goals (28), assists (12), points (40) and shots(66) … had a .424 shooting percentage … had21 ground balls, 15 draw controls and ninecaused turnovers … point total was third-best inIrish history for a freshman, behind LaelO[apos]Shaughnessy and Courtney Calabrese, whoeach had 41 points in their rookie years … wasa second-team all-BIG EAST selection and asecond-team IWLCA all-Mid-Atlantic choice… had 11 games with two or more points andsix with four or more … recorded 10 gameswith two or more goals … got her career off toa fast start by scoring four goals in seasonopeningwin at Ohio University to become thefirst Notre Dame freshman to score four goalsin her first game … the four goals started an 11-game point streak (20g, 12a, 32 pts) that wassnapped on Apr. 16 versus Georgetown … followedopener with three goals and one assistversus Northwestern … held to one goal atCornell … had four-point game (2g, 2a) atVanderbilt … recorded a pair of goals in 18-8home win versus California … had fourth fourpointgame (2g, 2a) in overtime loss at BostonCollege … had a goal and an assist in loss toConnecticut and followed that with a threepointgame (2g, 1a) in 12-9 win over Rutgers… saved her best game for No. 2 Duke, as shehad a career-high five points (3g, 2a) in 11-8loss … held to an assist by Stanford before beingblanked by Georgetown … rebounded with athree-game goal and point streak (8-1-9) to endthe year … scored two goals versus JohnsHopkins, three goals versus Syracuse and closedthe year with her final four-point game (3g, 1a)in season-ending loss to Ohio State.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Came to NotreDame after spending three years atGermantown Academy in Ft.Washington, Pa.,where she was a two-sport athlete … startedhigh school career at Archbishop Carroll HighSchool, where she was a teammate of Heatherand Lindsey Ferguson … three-year letter winnerin both lacrosse and soccer at GermantownAcademy … captain and team MVP of lacrosseand soccer teams in her senior seasons … finishedher lacrosse career ranked fourth onGermantown Academy[apos]s all-time scoring listwith 163 points on 120 goals and 43 assists overthree seasons … led Germantown to the regular-season and tournament championship in thePhiladelphia Inter-Academic League during2004 … was a first-team high school All-American in 2004 … all-conference and all-cityselection as a senior … two-time all-CatholicLeague selection at Archbishop Carroll, whereshe helped squad win a league title as a sophomoreand finish second as a freshman … scored51 goals with 42 assists for 93 points in two seasonsat Archbishop Carroll … member of threeInter-Academic Conference champions in soccerat Germantown in her three seasons …three-time all-conference choice in soccer …member of 2004 Upper Atlantic Senior teamthat finished first in U.S. Lacrosse Women[apos]sNational Tournament … member of 2002 and2003 Upper Atlantic 1 Teams at U.S. LacrosseWomen[apos]s National Tournament … played forPhantastixs from 2000-2003 … member of 2000and 2001 gold-medal winning team at KeystoneState Games … full name is Caitlin MarieMcKinney … daughter of Sean and MindyMcKinney … has one sister and one brother …born Jan. 29, 1985, in Phoenixville, Pa. … graduatedwith a degrees in Sociology and Film,Televison and Theatre.
McKINNEY[apos]S CAREER STATISTICS