2 - Katie Gardner
Katie Gardner
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Garden City, N.Y.
High School: Garden City
Position: A

Enters the season fifth all-time at Holy Cross with 37 career assists.

2009: Started all 16 games...led the team with a career-best 50 points and a career-best 25 assists, while she was tied for the team-lead with a career-best 25 goals...her 25 assists were the third most ever for a single-season at Holy Cross...her 1.56 assists per game ranked second in the Patriot League and her 3.12 points per game were sixth...recorded at least one point in 15 of the 16 games...started the season with a 12-game point scoring streak which extended her overall streak to 24 total games dating back to March 8, 2008...was fourth on the team with a career-best 21 draw controls...named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week (3/3) as she scored four goals and had two assists for six points in two games...she recorded one goal and one assist for two points against New Hampshire (2/25), while in the 10-9 double overtime victory at Vermont (2/28) she scored three goals and had one assist including scoring the game-winner in overtime as it was her first collegiate game-winning goal...posted a career-best seven points with four goals and three assists at Siena (3/11)...tied her career-best with four goals, while she added two assists for six points at UConn (4/15)...recorded a career-best four assists as she also had two goals for six points in the 16-12 season-finale win at American (4/18)...member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Played in all 16 games with 14 starts...tied for first on the team in assists with 10, while she was second in points with 33 and third in goals with 23...tied for fourth in caused turnovers with a career-best 10...picked up a career-best 11 ground balls and earned 12 draw controls...scored her first collegiate goal in the game at New Hampshire (2/27)...recorded three goals and one assist at UC Davis (3/3)...was named the GoHolyCross.com Crusader of the Week (3/24) as she had three goals and two assists for five points in the 13-11 win over Vermont (3/19), while she recorded three goals and three assists for six points in the 16-6 victory over Bucknell (3/22)...netted three goals and added an assist in the 19-8 win over Lafayette (4/5)...scored three goals against Fairfield (4/9)...member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2007: Saw action in one game as she recorded her first two collegiate assists in the game against Harvard (3/1)...missed rest of the season due to injury...also picked up one ground ball, earned one draw control and caused one turnover.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member and starter of the varsity lacrosse team at Garden City H.S....her team went 21-0 and won the state championship in 2006...in 2005, her team made the state championship game and won the Long Island championship, while as a sophomore the team won the county championship...Academic All-American...had 61 goals and 34 assists as a junior, while she had 35 goals and 32 assists as a senior...was a first team All-Nassau County selection in 2005 and 2006...member of the 2005 New York State National Team...received the Lois Chapman Award for Dedication...earned the Margaret Schneider Award in recognition of participation in varsity athletics, enthusiasm, attitude and skill...also a three-year member and starter of the varsity soccer team as she was a senior captain...All-Conference award winner in soccer...Vice President of the French Honor Society and a member of the Student Council...President of the Garden City High School Girls Athletic Association as a senior and served as the Vice President as a junior.

Personal: Her father, Charles, played golf and football at Georgetown...a Sociology major.