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12   Kristin St. Hilaire
Kristin St. Hilaire

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Syracuse, N.Y.

High School:
Cicero-North Syracuse HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
11/14/1981


  • 2004 Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Team
  • 2002, 2004, 2005 IWLCA All-Region Selection
  • 2003, 2004 Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team
  • 2005 North/South Senior All-Star Selection


    2005: Game-by-Game Statistics
    • Named to the IWLCA North All-Region Second Team - her third regional selection (2002, 2004, 2005).
    • Selected to play in the 2005 Division I North/South All-Star Senior Game.
    • Earned her fourth Atlantic 10 All-Conference nod after leading the team with 30 caused turnovers and finishing second with 55 groundballs ... also had 19 draw controls giving her 94 for her career.
    • The true "Iron-Woman" of UMass lacrosse as she started all 67 of her career games played - including all 117 as a senior.
    • Finishes her career with 115 caused turnovers and collected 166 groundballs for her career - the only UMass player in the last eight seasons to go over the century mark in both categories.
    • Scored the first offensive points of her career posting a goal and assist on the year.
    • Ended the season ranked 12th nationally in groundballs - just behind UMass junior Jackie Nesbitt ... in the final two games of the season, collected 13 groundballs and caused five caused turnovers ... her 3.24 groundball per game average ranked third in the A-10 ... her 4.29 groundballs per game average in Atlantic 10 games led the conference.
    • In her final game, collected six groundballs, caused two turnovers and controlled one draw against Richmond (5/1).
    • At Temple (4/29), picked up seven groundballs and forced three turnovers.
    • Scored her first career goal versus George Washington (4/24).).
    • Posted four groundballs, four caused turnovers and one draw control in loss at Duquesne (4/17).).
    • At St. Bona (4/15), had four groundballs and one caused turnover.).
    • Shut down the league's leading scorer and freshman of the year candidate Emily Bonczek in win over La Salle (4/8) ... Bonczek entered the game with a league-high 43 goals in 10 games ... St. Hilaire allowed her to score only on three free-position shots ... picked up four groundballs and controlled on draw in the win.).
    • Versus No. 7 Dartmouth (4/5) collected six groundballs and caused three turnovers.).
    • Tied her season-high of three caused turnovers in win at New Hampshire (3/26) giving her six in the last two games ... also picked up two groundballs.).
    • Registered her first career point against No. 10 Hofstra (3/23) when she received an assist after setting up Ashleigh Szawlowski's second goal of the game ... also had five groundballs and three caused turnovers.).
    • Controlled a season-high four draws, caused one turnover and picked up a groundball in win over Albany (3/13) ... also attempted one shot on goal.).
    • Collected three groundballs and recorded three draw controls while causing two turnovers in win over Holy Cross (2/26).

    2004: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Earned Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year honors ... named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference team ... named to the IWLCA All-North Region team ... started all 15 games she played ... anchored the Minutewomen defense with 46 groundballs and 24 caused turnovers ... had two interceptions on the year ... posted a season-high seven groundballs, four draw controls, and one caused turnover in win at Albany (4/14) ... against Temple (5/7) in first round of A-10 Tournament, had six groundballs, one draw control, and one caused turnover ... in win over St. Bonaventure (4/30) also had six groundballs, four draw controls, and three caused turnovers ... recorded season-highs of five draw controls and four caused turnovers in win at La Salle (4/25) ... also had four caused turnovers against Temple (4/18).

    2003: Started all 19 games ... tied for second on the team in caused turnovers with 24, while only turning the ball over seven times all season ... controlled 28 draws, placing her second on the team ... scooped up 33 groundballs, good for fourth on the team ... named to the A-10 All-Tournament Team.

    2002: Started all 16 games ... led the team in caused turnovers with 37 ... scooped up 32 ground balls ... committed only four turnovers ... had 13 draw controls ... earned Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association North Region All-America honors ... named to the 2002 Atlantic 10 All-Conference team.

    2001: Did not see any action as she recovered from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

    Cicero-North Syracuse HS: Four-year letterwinner at defense for coach Chuck Banks at Cicero-North Syracuse ... honorable mention All-American as a senior ... two-time All-League pick in lacrosse and basketball ... led the team in groundballs and interceptions as a senior ... captained both the basketball and lacrosse teams as a senior, earning team MVP honors in both sports.

    Personal: Kristin Marie St. Hilaire ... born Nov. 14, 1981, in Syracuse, N.Y. ... daughter of Gerald and Karen St. Hilaire ... sociology major.

    St. Hilaire's Career Statistics

    OFFENSE               GP    G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG% GWG  GB  DC  TO  CT
    2002................  16    0    0    0     1  .000    0  .000   0  32  13   4  37
    2003................  19    0    0    0     0  .000    0  .000   0  33  28   7  24
    2004................  15    0    0    0     2  .000    0  .000   0  46  34  16  24
    2005................  17    1    1    2     3  .333    3 1.000   0  55  19  10  30
    TOTAL...............  67    1    1    2     6  .167    3  .500   0 166  94  37 115
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