Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse 17-14 victory over Stanford on February 19, 2012.
AS A SENIOR: Played in two games, helping the Irish to victories over Villanova and Cincinnati ... collected a ground ball in the 18-5 win over the Wildcats ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in one game, seeing action in a 17-6 victory over Cincinnati ... was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a Monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in two games in her second year with the team, one on defense and one at goalkeeper ... saw action on April 9 in the 16-0 shutout win over Villanova, playing defense ... recorded two draw controls for the Irish ... after working in the fall and early spring to learn the goalkeeper's position got into the April 17 game against Cincinnati, playing the final 2:17 of the game in a 15-5 Irish win ... gave up one goal in the game.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in six games in her rookie season ... first collegiate action came versus Stanford on Feb. 28 ... played in games against Rutgers, California, Cincinnati, Louisville and Connecticut.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Played basketball and lacrosse while at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Syosset, N.Y. ... received three letters in each sport ... served as team captain of each sport during her senior year ... helped lacrosse team to the NSCHS GAA Class A championship in 2007 ... was an all-league selection as a senior ... four-year selection to the all-academic basketball team and three-year all-academic choice in lacrosse ... full name is Kristin Michelle DeRespiris ... daughter of Brian and Susan DeRespiris ... has one sister ... born in Huntington, N.Y. ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in accountancy.