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    Caitlin McKinney

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lafayette Hill, PA

    High School:
    Germantown Academy

    Height:
    5-1

    Position:
    Midfield/Attack

    Birthdate:
    01/29/1985


    HONORS & AWARDS

    Team Captain (2008)

    Three-Time All-American (2006, 2007, 2008)

    Four-time All-BIG EAST Selection (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

    BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year (2008)

    Four-time monogram winner for the Irish ... closed out her Notre Dame career as one of the top all-around players in the program's history ... finished as Notre Dame's all-time assist leader (80), was second in points (232) and third in goals (152) in her career ... a threetime unanimous all-BIG EAST selection and a three-time IWLCA All-American ... became program's third, first-team All-American in 2008 ... served as a team captain in 2008 ... holds school record with a 51-game pointscoring streak (124g, 61a, 185 pts) from April 24, 2005 to April 9, 2008 ... talented playmaker and goal scorer with tremendous speed ... selected as one of the top 20 players (14th) in the country by Lacrosse magazine in their 2008 preseason preview edition ... along with teammate Jillian Byers is one of two Notre Dame players to take All-American honors in three consecutive seasons ... selected second team ESPN The Magazine Academic all-District Five At-Large team ... one of two Notre Dame student- athletes to receive the 2007-08 BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award which recognizes academic and athletic achievement as well as community service ... winner of Notre Dame's Francis Patrick O'Connor Award that goes to the student-athlete who best displays the total embodiment of the true spirit of Notre Dame as exemplified by their contributions and inspirations to their respective teams ... was the first Notre Dame freshman ever selected to an all-BIG EAST team in 2005 ... member of the U.S. National Developmental team from 2005-07 ... selected to Dean's List in fall of `06 and spring of `07 ... played in a school-record 70 career games with 152 goals and 80 assists for 232 points ... owns 97 ground balls, 49 draw controls and 60 caused turnovers.

    AS A SENIOR: Started all 19 games for the Irish ... closed out her career by being selected as a first team IWLCA All-American, just the third in Notre Dame history ... was second on the team in scoring with 38 goals and 25 assists for 63 points ... 25 assists were a career high ... added a career-high 30 ground balls and 27 caused turnovers ... grabbed 11 draw controls on the season ... finished with a career-high 114 shots on goal ... was sixth in assists in the BIG EAST and tied for sixth in BIG EAST scoring ... selected as the BIG EAST midfielder of the year, joining Abby Owen (2004) and Danielle Shearer (2002) as Irish players to capture the award ... selected as a unanimous first team all- BIG EAST selection for the third consecutive year ... first team IWLCA All- American ... first team womenslacrosse.com All-American ... named to the BIG EAST alltournament team ... selected as the Notre Dame Monogram Club's team most valuable player ... named a finalist for the 2008 Tewaaraton Trophy ... selected as Notre Dame's female BIG EAST/Aeropostale Scholar-Athlete Award winner for 2007-08 ... was selected as a second team District V all-academic selection on the atlarge team by ESPN The Magazine ... winner of Notre Dame's Francis Patrick O'Connor Award that goes to the student-athlete who best exemplifies the true spirit of Notre Dame ... selected as a BIG EAST Aeropostale Scholar-Athlete Award winner for 2007-08 and was an inaugural winner of the conference's BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence award ... recorded points in 17 of the team's 19 games ... had 12 games with three or more points and 11 games with two or more goals ... opened the season by equaling a career high with seven points (5g, 2a) in 22-10 win over Canisius ... scored just once in 16-4 win over Duquesne ... had two goals and one assist in 14-11 win at Ohio State ... held to a goal and an assist in 13- 9 loss to Stanford ... scored three times and added a pair of assists for five-point game in 14- 13 loss to Oregon ... added a four-point game (2g, 2a) in 18-8 win at California ... turned in back-to-back four-goal games in 16-8 win over Delaward and 16-13 overtime loss at home to Syracuse (six-point game) ... scored twice in home win against Loyola ... had season-high three assists (one goal) in 14-13 win at Hofstra ... had third six-point game of the year (3g, 3a) in 18-11 road win at Connecticut ... scored twice and added an assist in 12-8 win at Duke ... saw school-record 51-game point streak snapped in 16-2 loss at No. 1 Northwestern ... bounced back with a goal and an assist as Irish won at Georgetown, 10-8 ... held to one goal in 9-6 loss to Vanderbilt ... had fourth game with six or more points (3g, 3a) in 20-9 win at Rutgers ... scored three goals with one assist with season-high 12 shots on goal as Irish lost to Georgetown, 15-14 in three overtimes at BIG EAST Tournament ... had three assists in 15-11 win over Cornell ... was held off the scoreboard in Notre Dame's season-ending loss to Northwestern in the NCAA Tournament.

    AS A JUNIOR: Started all 17 games at midfield/attack ... was second on the team in scoring with a career-high 44 goals and 65 points ... her 21 assists were one off her career high and second on the team ... had 19 ground balls and career highs with 16 draw controls and 18 caused turnovers ... scored 44 goals on 100 shots for a .440 shooting percentage ... 44 goals were sixth-best, single-season total with 21 assists being ninth best and 65 points seventh overall ... was fifth in the BIG EAST in scoring ... unanimous first team all-BIG EAST selection for second consecutive year ... selected second team IWLCA and womenslacrosse. com All-American ... was a third team Inside Lacrosse Magazine All-American ... was selected to the IWLCA Academic All-Star team following the season ... scored at least one point in every game to extend her Notre Dame record point streak to 39 games (94g, 44a), a streak that started on Apr. 24, 2005 as a freshman ... recorded three or more points in 12 of the team's 17 games and had 12 games with two or more goals ... opened the season with two goals in the season-opening 10-9 tripleovertime win at James Madison ... turned in a career-best six-goal, seven-point game, including the game-winning goal in a 12-11 overtime win versus Stanford ... scored twice in home loss to Northwestern ... had back-to-back sixpoint games (3g, 3a) in wins at Cornell (13-9) and at Canisius (18-8) ... scored three goals, including the game winner in 9-7 win over Yale at Wellington, Fla. ... scored four goals with two assists for fourth game with six or more points in 16-13 loss at Syracuse ... had three goals in 16-9 home win against Ohio State ... scored four times in 11-1 win at Loyola (Md.) ... held to one goal (with two assists) in 12-11 win at home against Connecticut ... had just a goal and an assist in 15-7 win against Duquesne ... goal was the game winner ... held to one goal for third straight game with three points in 20- 10 loss at home to Duke ... picked up two goals with one assist in 16-11 win against Cal ... scored once and set up four others for fivepoint afternoon as Irish defeated Georgetown, 13-8, for first-ever regular season win against the Hoyas ... had a goal and an assist in 13-9 loss at Vanderbilt ... scored twice in 8-7 loss to close the regular season versus Rutgers ... closed the season with a five-goal effort in 12- 10 loss to Georgetown in the BIG EAST Tournament game at Syracuse.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Played and started all 19 games at midfield/attack ... finished third on the team in scoring with 42 goals and 22 assists for 64 points, all career highs ... had 27 ground balls, seven draw controls and six caused turnovers ... scored 42 goals on 100 shots for a .420 shooting percentage ... 42 goals are fifth best in program history, 22 assists are seventh-best, single-season total and 64 points sixth-highest total in program history ... selected first team all-BIG EAST ... was a third team IWLCA, Inside Lacrosse Magazine and womenslacrosse.com All-American ... had 16 games with two or more points and 15 games with two or more goals ... got the season off to a fast start with career-high six-point game (3g, 3a) at California ... added two goals and three assists in second game at Stanford (2/26) ... scored two goals with two assists in 18-6 win over Ohio ... continued fast start with three goals and two assists in 17-15 win over Cornell ... had four-point day (3g, 1a) in 20-4 loss at Lehigh ... scored twice in 12-11 win versus James Madison ... scored three goals with two assists in 13-9 victory over Loyola ... held to one goal and one assist in loss at Northwestern ... had fourth game of the year with five or more points (3g, 2a) in 18-2 win versus Canisius, including the game winner ... scored twice, including game winner at Connecticut ... held to one goal in 13-6 win at Ohio State ... scored two goals with one assist in one-goal loss at Duke and two goals and two assists in one-goal loss at Georgetown ... helped Irish get back on winning track with three goals in the 13-8 win at Rutgers ... held to one goal in 11- 10 win versus Syracuse ... had just one assist in regular-season finale versus Vanderbilt ... had outstanding NCAA tournament with nine goals and two assists in the three games ... had three goals in 16-8 win versus Cornell ... had three goals and one assist for four points in 12- 9 victory against Georgetown ... had four-point game (3g, 1a) in NCAA semifinal loss to Dartmouth.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 15 games, making 14 starts ... second on the team in goals (28), assists (12), points (40) and shots (66) ... had a .424 shooting percentage ... had 21 ground balls, 15 draw controls and nine caused turnovers ... point total was third-best in Irish history for a freshman, behind Lael O'Shaughnessy and Courtney Calabrese, who each had 41 points in their rookie years ... was a second-team all-BIG EAST selection and a second-team IWLCA all-Mid-Atlantic choice ... had 11 games with two or more points and six with four or more ... recorded 10 games with two or more goals ... got her career off to a fast start by scoring four goals in seasonopening win at Ohio University to become the first Notre Dame freshman to score four goals in her first game ... the four goals started an 11- game point streak (20g, 12a, 32 pts) that was snapped on Apr. 16 versus Georgetown ... followed opener with three goals and one assist versus Northwestern ... held to one goal at Cornell ... had four-point game (2g, 2a) at Vanderbilt ... recorded a pair of goals in 18-8 home win versus California ... had fourth fourpoint game (2g, 2a) in overtime loss at Boston College ... had a goal and an assist in loss to Connecticut and followed that with a threepoint game (2g, 1a) in 12-9 win over Rutgers ... saved her best game for No. 2 Duke, as she had a career-high five points (3g, 2a) in 11-8 loss ... held to an assist by Stanford before being blanked by Georgetown ... rebounded with a three-game goal and point streak (8-1-9) to end the year ... scored two goals versus Johns Hopkins, three goals versus Syracuse and closed the year with her final four-point game (3g, 1a) in season-ending loss to Ohio State.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Came to Notre Dame after spending three years at Germantown Academy in Ft.Washington, Pa., where she was a two-sport athlete ... started high school career at Archbishop Carroll High School, where she was a teammate of Heather and Lindsey Ferguson ... three-year letter winner in both lacrosse and soccer at Germantown Academy ... captain and team MVP of lacrosse and soccer teams in her senior seasons ... finished her lacrosse career ranked fourth on Germantown Academy's all-time scoring list with 163 points on 120 goals and 43 assists over three seasons ... led Germantown to the regular- season and tournament championship in the Philadelphia Inter-Academic League during 2004 ... was a first-team high school All- American in 2004 ... all-conference and all-city selection as a senior ... two-time all-Catholic League selection at Archbishop Carroll, where she helped squad win a league title as a sophomore and finish second as a freshman ... scored 51 goals with 42 assists for 93 points in two seasons at Archbishop Carroll ... member of three Inter-Academic Conference champions in soccer at Germantown in her three seasons ... three-time all-conference choice in soccer ... member of 2004 Upper Atlantic Senior team that finished first in U.S. Lacrosse Women's National Tournament ... member of 2002 and 2003 Upper Atlantic 1 Teams at U.S. Lacrosse Women's National Tournament ... played for Phantastixs from 2000-2003 ... member of 2000 and 2001 gold-medal winning team at Keystone State Games ... full name is Caitlin Marie McKinney ... daughter of Sean and Mindy McKinney ... has one sister and one brother ... born Jan. 29, 1985, in Phoenixville, Pa. ... graduated with a degrees in Sociology and Film, Televison and Theatre.

    McKINNEY'S CAREER STATISTICS

    YearGP-GSSOGGAPts.GBDCCT
    200515-1466281240 21159
    200619-191004222642776
    200717-17100442165 191618
    200819-19114382563 301127
    Totals70-6938015280232 974960
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