Photos for the NCAA Tournament Second Round game at Maryland on May 10, 2015.
As a senior in 2016:Game-By-Game Statistics Has started seven games... Has the team high of 21 groundballs... While also having the team high of 10 caused turnovers...Notched five groundballs, two caused turnovers, and one draw control in the win over Albany (3/23)...Against the win over Michigan (3/18) had three groundballs and three draw controls...Had a season high of six groundballs against Boston College (3/2)
As a junior in 2015:Game-By-Game Statistics
Started all 21 games as a key member of what was ranked as the NCAA's No. 1 defensive unit for much of the season ... Earned IWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team honors ... Was also an Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team selection and was picked for the A-10 All-Tournament Team ... Led UMass with 37 caused turnovers which also led the Atlantic 10 and ranked 18th nationally ... Her 37 caused turnovers were tied as the second-most for a single-season in UMass program history ... Was twice named the Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week on Feb. 16 and April 6 ... Started all 21 games with 43 groundballs, 31 draw controls, a goal and an assist to go with her 37 caused turnovers ... Ranked second on the team in groundballs and in draw controls ... Ranked eighth in A-10 in groundballs with 2.05 per game ... Started the season with a career-high five caused turnovers, five draw controls and four groundballs in win over UMass Lowell (2/14) ... Matched her career high with five caused turnovers and five draw controls in win at St. Bonaventure (4/4) while adding a career-best five groundballs ... Had three caused turnovers and three groundballs in win at Holy Cross (2/28) ... In win at Yale (3/11), had five groundballs, three draw controls and two caused turnovers ... For the year, had 11 multi-caused turnover games and 12 multi-groundball games ... Scored her first career goal in win over UMass Lowell (2/14) ... Also had an assist in win at New Hampshire (2/21).
As a sophomore in 2014:Game-By-Game Statistics
Started in 19 games while playing in all 20 ... Recorded 26 ground balls and 17 caused turnovers ... Picked up 3 ground balls in first 2 games of the year at Vanderbilt (2/9) and at Connecticut (2/15)... Grabbed two ground balls and a draw control, along with a caused turnover against Iona (3/8)... Against Vermont tallied three ground balls and two caused turnovers (3/18)... Scooped up one ground ball versus Northwestern (3/25).
As a freshman in 2013:Game-By-Game Statistics
Had five ground balls and one draw control against St. Bonaventure (4/19) ... Had her first career start against Duquesne (4/21) ... Recorded three ground balls and one draw control against Sacred Heart (3/16) .. Had three groundballs and caused two turnovers against Vermont (3/13) ... Recorded three ground balls and one draw control against LIU (2/16) ... Made first collegiate appearance against Northwestern (2/8).
Before UMass: A four-time letterwinner for Coach McVeigh at Andover High School ... Four time Merrimack Valley Conference Champions ... Named All-Conference MVC as a sophomore ... Boston Herald All-Scholastic, Eagle Tribune, Under Armour Underclassman All-American, Lower New Enlgand Team 3, ESPN Top 100 honoree as a junior ... Named Boston Globe All-Scholastic, Eagle Tribune All-Scholastic, MVC All-Conference, U.S. Lacrosse All-American and team captain in her senior season in which she scored 32 goals with 25 assists ... Finished high school with 65 goals, 60 assists and 175 ground balls.
Personal: Kate Rae Farnham ... Born August 25, 1993 in Newton-Wellsley ... Daughter of Mark and Jayne Farnham ... Sister of Grace, Buddy and Anne Farnham ... Majoring in communication ... Comes from a highly athletic family ... Older sister Grace played field hockey at New Hampshire & Merrimack (2004-07) ... Brother Buddy was an All-American and three-time All-Ivy League selection in football at Brown - was also the New England Player of the Year in 2009 and spent time on the New England Patriots roster in 2010 and 2011 ... Her cousin Bobby played hockey at Brown and is playing in the AHL with the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins ... Her other cousin Pat is a member of the track team at UMass ... Father Mark was an All-Ivy League lacrosse and football player at Brown from 1976-80 - He is a member of the Brown Hall of Fame and was an All-American and the Ivy League Player of the Year in 1979.
GET TO KNOW KATE FARNHAM What do you like to do in your free time? Spend time with my friends and family and going to Dunkins. What is your favorite activity to do in the summertime? Relax at the beach. What do you want to pursue when you graduate college? Something that I am passionate about! Which one of your teammates is most likely to be on the Bachelor? Holly What are some of your other interests outside of athletics? Fashion, shopping, coffee, movies, music. What is your favorite TV show? Scandal and Nashville What type of music do you enjoy listening to? Anything country! If you could have one superpower, what would it be? To be invisible. What is your favorite food? Ice cream. Who is your role model in life? My parents. What is an odd talent of yours? Odd talent but not really a talent is that I play with my tongue out. Do you have any superstitions or rituals on game days? Have to wear the same game day socks. What is the most interesting place you have ever visited? Newfoundland, Canada.