#8 Kaitlin Keena
AS A SENIOR: Started all 19 games for the Irish at midfield … named to the BIG EAST all-tournament team after scoring three points and controlling a ground ball and two draw controls in the championship game against Loyola (Md.) … tallied 21 goals and 11 assists to finish tied for fifth on the team with 32 points … also had 19 ground balls and 19 draw controls … had nine games with two goals including the first three of the season … put together six games with at least one goal and one assist … scored at least one point in 14 games … tallied two goals and two assists against Stanford … tied season high with four points (2 G, 2 A) in a 13-10 Senior Day win versus Georgetown … had two goals and one assist in wins against Rutgers (11-6), Villanova (15-4) and Cincinnati (17-6) … earned a Monogram.AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 18 games, making 17 starts in the Notre Dame midfield … had four goals and eight assists on the year for 12 points … picked up 16 ground balls with 18 draw controls and five caused turnovers … scored goals versus Duquesne (2/27), Louisville (3/27), Villanova (4/9) and Syracuse (4/11) … had two multiple-point games on the year versus California (two assists), Louisville (1g, 1a) … had a season-high three ground balls versus Rutgers in the 12-11, four overtime loss in the BIG EAST semifinals … had a season high three draw controls in the 12-11 win at Ohio State (4/22) … … earned a Monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played and started in all 21 games for the Irish in 2009 … had a break out season at midfield for Notre Dame, scoring 19 goals with 15 assists for 34 points … assist total was fourth best on the team … picked up 32 ground balls, was third on the squad with 38 draw controls and forced 13 turnovers … had five multiple-goal games and 10 games with two or more points … finished the season with a six-game point streak (9g, 4a, 13 pts) … opened the season with a goal and an assist in the 22-7 win at Duquesne … held to just one assist in loss to top-ranked Northwestern (2/20) but had season-high four ground balls and two caused turnovers versus Wildcats … had the first of three, two-assist games in the 14-11 home win versus Ohio State … had a three-point game (2g, 1a) in a 16-11 win at Dartmouth (3/3) … assisted on one goal in 16-12 victory over James Madison (3/10) … had career- best four draw control games versus the Big Green and the Dukes … picked up one goal in 17-15 home win with Hofstra (3/14) … chipped in two goals and an assist in 18-9 win versus Rutgers in BIG EAST opener … had just one goal in 20-4 win over California and was held scoreless versus Georgetown (3/27) … had a goal and an assist along with three ground balls and three draw controls in 16-13 victory against Loyola (Md.) … scored twice and added an assist for three points in 14-13 loss at Syracuse (4/11) … held scoreless in loss at Vanderbilt (4/15) … equaled career and season-high with three goals and four points in 20-5 win versus Connecticut (4/18) … scored four goals in the BIG EAST Tournament, including three in the championship game versus Georgetown … scored once in 11-9 win at Cornell in regular-season finale … had three points (1g, 2a) in the NCAA quarterfinal loss to North Carolina.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 18 games, making one start … was second among freshmen in scoring with nine goals and nine assists for 18 points … had 11 ground balls, five draw controls and four caused turnovers … had five games with two or more points … had one game with two or more goals … opened the season with a six-game point streak (6g, 8a) … collegiate debut was a career-best four-point game (1g, 3a) in 22-10 win over Canisius … had lone multi-goal game with two goals and one assist in 16-4 win over Duquesne … scored once in win over Ohio State … had two points (1g, 1a) in 13-9 loss to Stanford … assisted on one goal in 14-13 loss to Oregon … closed streak with a three-point game (1g, 2a) in 18-8 win over California in the Rose Bowl … had just four points the remainder of the year … picked up a goal and an assist in win over Loyola (Md.) … had single goals in wins at Connecticut and at home against Cornell.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A two-sport athlete at Stone Ridge High School in Bethesda, Md., where she was a four-time letter winner in lacrosse and field hockey … four-time Independent School League (ISL) all-conference selection in lacrosse … selected all-ISL three times in field hockey … team MVP in both sports as a senior … served two seasons as captain of lacrosse team (`06, `07) and one year for field hockey (2006) … an honorable mention Washington Post all-Met selection in `07, she was selected first team all-Gazette and all-Examiner for the `06 campaign … had 148 goals and 100 assists for 248 points in her career … winner of Stone Ridge High School[apos]s Bonifant Wilson Award as top all-around athlete in `07 … selected to the high school Tewaaraton Watch List in `07 … played three years in the U.S. Lacrosse national tournament, playing one season with Mid-Atlantic 5 (2004) and two seasons with Mid-Atlantic 2 (2005, `06) … was a first team U.S. Lacrosse All-American in 2007 after being an honorable mention selection in 2006 … full name is Kaitlin Ann Keena … daughter of Tim and Maureen Keena … has two brothers … born December 2, 1988 in Arlington, Va. … graduated from the College of Arts & Letters with a degree in graphic design.
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