Sowry On Orlando: "KO provides so much energy and fire within the team ... she is a competitor and we need those competitive instincts to make us an aggressive, threatening forward line ... leads by example ... has high expectations and demands the highest from herself ... we want her to be balanced in the circle and finish off opportunities."
As A Senior In 2008: Longstreth/NFHCA All-Northeast Region First Team ... Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Year ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Played and started in all 22 games ... Finished the season with 15 goals and one assist for 31 points with 43 shots, and four game-winning goals ... Led the A-10 in goals, points, and goals per game ... Scored a goal in the NCAA first round at Syracuse (11/15) ... Scored a goal vs. Providence in a 3-2 win on (11/1)... Scored a goal in a 2-1 victory over Temple (10/26)... Scored a goal in a 4-0 win against St. Joseph's (10/24)... Netted two goals against West Chester (10/19) ... Was named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (10/13) ... Scored a goal against St. Louis (10/12) ... Notched two goals against Richmond (10/10) ... Scored a goal and added an assist in UMass' 5-1 victory over Siena (10/4) ... Named UMass/Dinn Bros. Athlete of the Week for her three-goal weekend vs. Albany (9/27) and Syracuse (9/28) ... Had five shots and scored two goals in a 5-4 loss vs. Syracuse (9/28) ... Scored a goal in a 2-1 win vs Albany (9/27) ... Had five shots, a season high, at Brown (9/23) ... Scored the game-winning goal off a penalty corner in UMass' 2-0 win vs. Vermont (9/20) ... Had one shot on goal against Dartmouth (9/5) ... Scored her first goal of the season in a 3-0 win vs. Quinnipiac.
As A Junior In 2007: Played in 18 games, starting in 14 ... Finished with four points on one goal and three assists and took 14 shots ... Assisted the first UMass goal in the NCAA play-in game against Princeton (11/6) ... Had one assist in the A-10 finals against St. Joseph's (11/3) ... Had three shots, all on goal, at Vermont (9/8) ... Scored her first goal of the season in a 5-0 win at Harvard (9/2).
As A Sophomore In 2006: Started in all 20 games ... Finished with three goals and six assists for 12 ponts ... Took 31 shots, 21 of which were on goal ... Tied for the team lead in assists (Mervine) ... Assisted one goal against La Salle (10/22) ... Had one goal and on assist against West Chester (10/20) ... Scored one goal and assisted another against Vermont (10/11) ... Had one assist against Temple (10/6) ... Scored a goal against Northeastern (9/16).
As a Freshman In 2005: Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team as well as an honorable mention All-Conference pick ... Selected the Dinn Brothers/UMass Athlete of the Week on Sept. 12 ... Played and started all 21 games ... Third on the team with 12 points ... Tied for team lead with five goals while also dishing out two assists ... Took 28 shots, 24 of which were on goal for a team-best .857 shot on goal percentage ... Also tied for team lead with two game-winning goals at Vermont (9/10) and at Saint Louis (10/9) ... Other scores came vs. Sacred Heart (9/11), at Connecticut (9/24) and vs. La Salle (10/14) ... Team was 4-1 when she scored a goal and 5-2 when recording at least one point ... Assists came at New Hampshire (9/17) and vs. Boston University (9/20) ... Tied for third in the A-10 with one game-winning goal in conference play.
Before UMass: Three-year letterwinner for Lisa Andries and Pam Grant at Manchester-Essex (Mass.) High School ... Posted 18 goals and 20 assists as a senior and 46 goals and 43 assists over her three-year varsity career ... Led team to three Cape Ann League championships ... Three-time Cape Ann League All-Star ... Two-time All-League ... Boston Herald All-Scholastic award as a senior ... One of the "Best of 60 In Massachusetts" as a senior as well a two-time Team MVP recipient ... Named team's Best Offensive Player during her sophomore campaign ... Played three years of varsity basketball as well where she was a shorting guard and was a five-year member of the softball team as a second baseman and shortstop ... Participated in Diversity Alliance, Environmental Club and the Yearbook Committee.
Personal: Katelyn Elizabeth Orlando ... Born April 9, 1987 ... Daughter of Vincent and Kathleen Orlando ... Sister of Michael, Vincent and Patrick ... Uncle Richard Philpott played football at UMass from 1984-87 while Aunt Tricia Philpott also attended at that same time ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Katelyn Orlando's Career Statistics