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    Kaitlin Keena

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Vienna, VA

    High School:
    Stone Ridge

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    Midfield

    Birthdate:
    12/02/1988


    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'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.

    Keena's Career Statistics

    Year G-S SOG G A Pts. GB DC CT
    2008 18-1 26 9 9 18 11 5 4
    2009 21-21 56 19 15 34 32 38 13
    2010 18-17 19 4 8 12 16 18 5
    2011 19-19 37 21 11 32 19 19 5
    Totals 76-58 138 53 43 96 78 80 27
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