#16 Kate Newall
AS A SENIOR: Started all 18 games for the Irish, providing the team with a capable transition player that could help clear the ball from the defensive side of the field … scored three goals and dished out four assists … also added 20 ground balls, 19 draw controls and 10 caused turnovers … finished fifth on the team in ground balls and sixth in draw controls … scored goals against No. 16 Cornell, Louisville and No. 3 Syracuse … tallied assists in wins over Cornell (17-13), Louisville (13-11), Rutgers (13-12) and Villanova (18-5) … had an assist in three consecutive games from March 17-30 … had six games with two or more ground balls … tied career high with three ground balls each against Louisville and in the NCAA Tournament against national champion Northwestern … had five games with two or more draw controls, including career-high five in a 13-12 overtime win against Rutgers … filled up stat sheet in win against Louisville, scoring a goal, dishing out an assist, collecting three ground balls and causing two turnovers … followed that performance with a one assist, one ground ball, one caused turnover and five draw control showing in win against Scarlet Knights … had an assist, two ground balls and one draw control and caused turnover in 18-5 win versus Villanova … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Started all 19 games at midfield for the Irish … recorded 15 ground balls and caused nine turnovers … had three ground balls against both California and Hofstra … was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in and started 18 games for the Irish … scored three goals with one assist for four points, taking eight shots on goal … had 17 ground balls, 18 draw controls and 10 caused turnovers during the season … scored her first career goal in Notre Dame’s 15-10 win over Duquesne (2/27) … also added an assist and a season-high two caused turnovers in the game … second goal of career came versus Northwestern (3/30) in 15-5 loss in Evanston, Ill. … picked up the third goal of the season and for her career in 15-5 win over Cincinnati (4/17) … had six games with two or more ground balls and six games with two or more draw controls … equaled a career high with three draw controls against Connecticut (5/1) … was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 14 games, making six starts at defensive midfield … had one assist to go with six ground balls, eight draw controls and three caused turnovers … first collegiate game came versus Northwestern (2/22) … made first start against Rutgers (3/17) … had career-high three draw controls and two caused turnovers in 16-13 win over Loyola (Md.) … collected first collegiate point with an assist in 16-5 win at Cincinnati (4/3) … missed six games from April 11 to May 2 with mononucleosis … returned to play in the NCAA Tournament versus Vanderbilt (5/10) … was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Played three sports at St. Catherine’s High School in Middlesex, England … member of lacrosse, netball and tennis teams for four seasons … also participated in gymnastics and track while in high school … helped lacrosse team to conference and regional championships in 2007 and 2008 … served as team captain of lacrosse and netball in her senior year … member of England’s Under-19 World Cup team in 2007 … played against the Irish in an exhibition match as a member of this team … was England’s MVP in 2007 World Cup game against Canada … was MVP of Senior Home Internationals with England’s Senior World Cup team in 2008 … full name is Kathryn Mary Newall … daughter of Graham and Vicki Newall … has two brothers … born in Australia … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance.
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