Played in 17 games ... Scored 10 goals and tallied three assists ... caused seven turnovers ... Recored a goal against St. Joseph's (4/14) .. Scored a goal at Sacred Heart (3/16) ... Tallied a goal against Vermont (3/13) ... Recorded a goal and one assist against Albany (3/8) ... Scored a goal at New Hampshire (2/23) ... Had her first multi-point game against LIU (2/16) with two goals and one assist ... Scored her first collegiate goal against USC (2/10) with one draw control ... Made her first collegiate appearance against Northwestern (2/8)
Before UMass: Four time letter winner at Shoreham Wading River High School ... Led her team to three New York State Championships ... Named All-Tournament as a freshman ... All-League Honoree as a sophomore ... Named All-County in her senior season.
Personal Katie Nicole Boden ... Born October 26, 1994 in Long Island, New York ... Daughter of Richard and Dawn Boden ... Sister of Lauren, Jessica and Kyle Boden ... Majoring in Kinesiology.
GET TO KNOW KATIE BODEN
What did you like most about the lacrosse program? I liked the family aspect of the lacrosse program. As soon as I visited the school I could tell how close everyone was and I really admired that. Also, UMass lacrosse has been successful in the past and I knew how great of an opportunity it would be to play for UMass.
How would one of your teammates describe you? Bubbly.
When did you start playing sports? I've played sports my whole entire life!
How do you like to start your day? By wanting to stay in bed and on social media.
What are some of your staple foods & what are your "cheat" foods? I can never resist a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup (cheat food of course).
What are some of your must see TV shows? I'm obsessed with "Friends" and I watch it every single night. I also love "One Tree Hill" and I watched the whole "Friday Night Lights" series over the summer. They are all great.
What is a piece of technology that you can't live without? My diabetes pump.☺
What do you want to be doing in five years? I would love to travel the world! (Or get a job...we'll see).
Who is the most influential person or people in your life?
-My parents are definitely the most influential people in my life. I really would not be the person I am without them. They both work really hard to give my siblings and I a wonderful life. They have instilled so many values in me and I really owe them everything.
Who is the best dancer on the team? Shannon Defo and Red for sure.
Who is the best singer on the team? I like to pretend I have the best voice on the team. It's really my passion and I would love to actually have a good voice but I don't. I would have to give this one to Leigh!
Who is most likely to spontaneously start singing & dancing? Rory...on the sidelines during games.
Who is most likely to play a practical joke on a teammate? I think my whole team would be guilty of this.
Who is the smartest person (random knowledge and/or book smarts)? Eileen McDonald.
Who is the most intense player during a game? Sherry definitely.
What are some pregame rituals that different people have? Most of us have "game day hair" that is pretty imperative to keep the same.
Who do you live with and what is something interesting about that person? My roommate is Maddie Ward. She likes to disco.