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Kate Filippelli

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Devon, Pa.

High School:
Archbishop Carroll

Height:
5-3

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
01/13/1986


2007 (Junior): Played in, and started, 13 games... Scored 15 goals, and assisted on four others, for a total of 19 points... Scooped up 19 ground balls and controlled 17 draws... Caused nine turnovers... Converted four of her five 8-meter shots and led the team with a .962 shots on goal percentage... Took 26 shots during the season, and 25 were on goal... Named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll... Ranked fourth on the team in goals, points and ground balls... Fifth on the Greyhounds in ground balls... Logged a career-high four goals in the Greyhounds' 13-12 double overtime win at Towson (3/28)... Scored three times in the first half against the Tigers, then tied the game at 9-9 on an 8-meter goal with just over six minutes to play in regulation... Also picked up a career-best six ground balls in the game and had three caused turnovers and two ground balls... Tallied two goals in the season-opener against Hofstra (2/26)... Scored three goals at Princeton (3/21)... Controlled four draws against Penn State (3/31)... Picked up three ground balls and scored twice in the last game of the year, against Cornell (5/5).

2006 (Sophomore): Started all 15 games for the Greyhounds... Earned All-BIG EAST Second Team honors... Scored eight goals and had one assist for nine points... Racked up 28 ground balls, 21 draw controls and seven caused turnovers... Scored twice at Hofstra (3/26) and against Connecticut (4/12)... Her first goal against the Huskies gave Loyola a 9-8 lead, an advantage they would hold for the remainder of the game.

2005 (Freshman): Started all 16 games in her first season at Loyola... Scored 19 goals and had five assists for 24 points... Led the team with 38 ground balls... Second on the team with 15 caused turnovers... Fourth on the team in goals and fifth in points... Scored her first career goal in a two-goal, one-assist outing against UMBC (3/1)... Her first goal against the Retrievers came just before halftime and was the eventual game-winner... Also scored twice against Delaware (3/10), George Mason (3/30) and Virginia (5/3)... Had a career-high three goals against Hofstra.

High School: Earned 10 varsity letters, four in both lacrosse and soccer and two in indoor track and field at Archbishop Carroll High School in Radnor, Pa... Captain of the lacrosse team as a senior... Helped the Patriots win four-straight Philadelphia Catholic League titles... Scored 192 goals and had 107 assists in her career... All-America First Team selection as a junior and senior... Also named the Philadelphia Catholic League Most Valuable Player those two years... Member of the 2003 Upper Atlantic 1 Team for the Women's National Tournament and was the MVP of the 2003 Keystone Games... Member of the National Honors Society... Graduated in top 10-percent of her class... Active in Best Buddies.

Personal: Katherine Meagher Filippelli... Daughter of Frank and Ria Filippelli... Born January 13, 1986, in Towson, Md... Has four younger siblings, Patrick, Cara, Emmett and Margaret... Her sister, Cara, is a member of the Loyola's lacrosse team... Her father, Frank, played lacrosse at Villanova, while her mother Ria Meagher Filippelli, played basketball at Georgetown... Several relatives are current or former collegiate student-athletes... Majoring in elementary education.