#2 Caitlin Gargan
AS A JUNIOR: Started all 19 games in an impressive campaign … tallied a career-high 30 goals and 16 assists and was second on the team with 46 points … scored four goals against No. 17 Boston College and in a win over Virginia Tech … scored the game-winning goal against Virginia Tech to give the Irish their first ACC win … registered a career-high-tying six points against Boston College and No. 1 Syracuse … recorded five points against Cincinnati and Virginia Tech … recorded a hat trick in four games, three against NCAA Tournament selections BC, Ohio State and Syracuse … tallied a career-high 15 ground balls on the season … named to the ACC all-tournament team after netting a hat trick and notching three assists in a loss to Syracuse … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned the team’s most improved player award … started nine of her 16 games played … scored 19 goals and chipped in five assists for 24 points … the 19 goals ranked third on the team while the 24 points were fifth-best … also recorded 11 ground balls, four draw controls and caused two turnovers … went 3-for-9 on free position attempts, the three goals tying for third on the squad … scored in six of her last seven games played … totaled three points on two goals and an assist in the 12-11 win at Vanderbilt … had six points against Villanova with four goals, including the game-winner, and two assists … tallied three goals against No. 17 Loyola … had her second four-goal game of the year in the 13-12 win over No. 8 Georgetown … had a goal and two assists against No. 4 Northwestern … scored twice against Marquette plus a season-high three ground balls … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 15 games in first year with the Irish, starting three games … missed two games with sprained ankle … scored 11 goals and dished out four assists … also added four ground balls, 10 draw controls and five caused turnovers … produced hat trick and two draw controls at No. 15 Loyola … had a two goal game and two caused turnovers in a 16-9 win at Connecticut … dished out two assists in 17-7 win versus Duquesne … also had four draw controls and a caused turnover against the Dukes … had multi-draw control games against Boston and Loyola … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Rocky Point High School in the spring of 2011 … lettered in soccer and lacrosse from eighth grade to senior year and lettered in track and field as a junior and senior … earned Academic All-America status as a junior and senior … helped lacrosse team to county championships as an eighth grader, freshman and junior … named team captain and team MVP as a senior … named all-county four times and All-American twice … scored 170 goals and dished out 162 assists during career including highs of 56 goals and 62 assists as a junior … on the soccer pitch named all-conference and a team captain as a senior … on the track named all-conference and team MVP as a junior … also played club lacrosse for the Long Island Yellow Jackets … helped team win gold medal atEmpire State Game in the summer of 2010 … away from the playing field participated in the National Honor Society, the Math Honor Society, Athletes Helping Athletes and was the editor of the school newspaper … born in Huntington, N.Y., to Steven and Mary Gargan … has an older brother, Michael, and a younger brother, Connor … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in marketing while also pursuing a degree in psychology from the College of Arts & Letters.
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