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1   Katie Florence
Katie Florence

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norfolk, Mass.

High School:
King Philip HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
01/14/1990


08/29/2012

Michele, LoManto Named Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coaches

Former UConn standout and former three-time National Champion look to help UMass to fifth-straight Atlantic 10 title

05/12/2012

No. 3 Maryland Pulls Away From Women's Lax 15-12 In NCAA First Round

Five-goal second half run gives Terps win over Minutewomen

05/11/2012

Women's Lax Heads To Maryland For NCAA First Round

Saturday's game features a pair of nation's top scoring offenses.

05/06/2012

UMass Earns Automatic Berth To NCAA Tournament

The Minutewomen will be guaranteed a spot in the NCAA tournament.

05/06/2012

Women's Lax To Face Third-Seeded Maryland In NCAA Tournament

Minutewomen and Terps set for 2 p.m. opening draw on Saturday, May 12


2011 (Junior): Game-By-Game Statistics
Named the Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year ... Earned IWLCA All-Region Second Team honors ... Also named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Started all 20 games posting a 17-3 overall record and a career-best 8.80 goals-against-average and a .460 save percentage ... Played 1,097 minutes in goal ... Now ranks 2nd all-time in program history with 476 career saves ... Top ranked goalie in the Atlantic 10 ... Ranked 12th nationally in GAA, 23rd in save percentage, 30th in saves (137) and 54th in saves per game (7.0) ... Made a season-high 16 saves in win at New Hampshire (3/2) ... Had 15 saves in overtime win at Holy Cross (2/16) ... Stopped 11 shots in win over Stony Brook (3/12) ... Had nine saves in NCAA First Round loss at Loyola (5/14) ... Made 7 saves in A-10 Championship win over Richmond (5/1) ... Also posted 34 groundballs and three caused turnovers for the season ... Anchored a defensive unit that ranked No. 1 in the Atlantic 10 for a third straight season and finished the year ranked 10th nationally.

2010 (Sophomore): Game-By-Game Stats
Started all 20 games of the season playing 1,172 minutes ... Posted a 10.34 goals against average while having a .431 save percentage (153 saves) ... Had a 9-10 overall record ... Made 10-or-more saves on five occasions ... Had a season-high 13 saves in loss at Northwestern (2/6) ... one of the team's leaders with 25 groundballs while also posting seven caused turnovers ... Had one assist on the the year at Richmond (4/25) ... Made 11 saves and had two groundballs at Stanford (5/8) ... Made seven saves and had three groundballs at Maryland (5/1) ... Had second-career assist and made 10 saves against Richmond (4/25) ... Allowed just seven goals while making 10 saves vs. La Salle (4/23) ... Against La Salle (4/18), made five saves and had two groundballs ... Made nine saves against Saint Joseph's (4/16) ... Allowed just six goals while making seven saves against St. Bonaventure (4/11) ... Made eight saves vs. Duquesne (4/9) ... Made six saves while allowing seven goals vs. Temple (4/3), and had three groundballs ... Against Richmond (3/28), had nine saves while allowing eight goals ... Recorded eight saves while allowing seven goals at George Washington (3/26) ... Had nine saves vs. New Hampshire (3/3) ... Saved seven shots against Harvard (2/27) ... Had ten saves against Boston University (2/24) ... Had three saves at Connecticut (2/20) ... Made four saves vs. Holy Cross (2/17)

2009 (Freshman): Game-By-Game Stats
Named to the 2009 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... Started all 19 games, allowing 11.43 goals per game and posting a .462 save percentage along with an 11-8 record ... Recorded 37 groundballs and 13 caused turnovers ... Made a career high 18 saves in a 13-12 win at Harvard (2/28) ... Against Stony Brook (3/14), had five ground balls and three caused turnovers ... Made 17 saves in a loss against New Hampshire ... Made nine saves, and had two ground balls against George Washinton ... Against Temple (4/11), made twelve saves, had three ground balls, and three caused turnovers.

Before UMass: A four-year goalie at King Philip High School ... Helped her team to four straight League championships and the South Sectional championship as a sophomore ... Remains in school history as the winningest goalie with 56 career wins ... Finished her senior season with 176 saves, only allowing 101 goals ... Named the Hockomock League Goalie of the Year as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... Earned Boston Globe All-Scholastic and Eastern Mass. All-Star honors as a junior and senior ... Was also a member of the field hockey team.

Personal: Kathryn Elizabeth Florence ... goes by Katie ... born Jan. 14, 1990 in Newton, Mass. ... Daughter of John and Colleen Florence ... Has two younger siblings: brother, John and sister, Olivia ... Comes from a family of lacrosse players: father, John, played lacrosse at Denison University; uncle, Tom, was a lacrosse goalie at Penn State; and uncle, Ed Tolan, was a Lacrosse goalie at Providence College ... Majoring in Sport Management.

GETTING TO KNOW KATIE
Nickname: Flo, Flo Rida
Favorite TV show: Summer Heights High, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Favorite movie: Blow
Favorite website: Youtube- Beetlejuice
Favorite food: egg sammies from the Loose Goose
Favorite Class: Art History
Favorite Professer: Tony Lachowitz
Favorite place to eat in Amherst: Pasta E Basta
Favorite lacrosse moment: hanging out with the team
Favorite Hobby: painting/ drawing
Unique Talent Outside Of Lacrosse: I spend most of my free time creating musical fusion with my fellow band members Stephanie Hopkins and Merritt Cosgrove.
My Pregame Ritual Is... I listen to my pregame playlist to get focused.
When I'm not playing lacrosse, I am... kickin' it at Mccleezle with "mah peeps"
Funniest Person On The Team: everyone makes me laugh
Teammate Most Likely To Be President: Riley Perry
Smartest Person On The Team: Dayna Defliese
Teammate You Go To For Advice The Most: Steph Hopkins and Merritt Cosgrove
Best Dancer On The Team: my baby girl Steph Hopkins
Best Singer On The Team: Merritt Cosgrove
Most Likely To Be A Head Coach: Jackie Rose
Teammate Who Keeps The Team Loose: Haley Smith
Most Likely To Be On A Reality Show: Kara Oloskey

SeasonGPGAPtsShotsShot%SOGSOG%GWGBDCTOCT
2009................ 19 0 1 1 - - - - 0 37 0 13 13
2010................ 20 0 1 1 - - - - 0 25 0 8 7
2011................ 20 0 0 0 - - - - 0 34 0 10 3
TOTAL............... 59 0 2 2 - - - - 0 96 0 31 23


SeasonGPMinutesGAGAAvgSavesSave%WLTSho
2009................ 19 1138:59 217 11.43 186 .462 11 8 0 0
2010................ 20 1172:07 202 10.34 153 .431 9 10 0 0
2011................ 20 1097:19 161 8.80 137 .460 17 3 0 0
TOTAL............... 59 3408:25 580 10.21 476 .451 37 21 0 0


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 1, vs Richmond, Apr 25, 2010 ; at Maryland, Feb 21, 2009
Assists: 1, vs Richmond, Apr 25, 2010 ; at Maryland, Feb 21, 2009
Saves: 18, at Harvard, Feb 28, 2009
Ground balls: 7, Canisius, May 07, 2011
Caused turnovers: 3, Temple, Apr 11, 2009 ; Stony Brook, Mar 14, 2009


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    Friday, Apr 25
    vs St. Bonaventure 1:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Apr 27
    at Duquesne 12:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, May 2
    vs A-10 Semifinals TBA
    Sunday, May 4
    vs A-10 Championship TBA
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