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Kellye Gallagher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ridley, Pa.

High School:
Ridley

Height:
5-10

Position:
Defense

05/13/2012

Loyola Women's Lacrosse vs. Penn - NCAA First Round

Loyola women's lacrosse defeated Penn, 10-9, in overtime in the 2012 NCAA First Round.

05/03/2012

BIG EAST Championship Semifinal - Loyola vs. Notre Dame

The Loyola University Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated Notre Dame, 11-9, in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship.

Kellye Gallagher

Worth Noting
• Preseason All-BIG EAST ('12)
• All-BIG EAST Second Team ('11)

2011 (Redshirt Junior)
• Earned All-BIG EAST Second Team honors
• Finished the season ranked fifth in the NCAA and the second in the BIG EAST in caused turnovers per game (2.26)
• Also led the league and ranked 11th nationally with 3.11 ground balls per game
• Picked up a career-high seven ground balls in BIG EAST Championship Game against Notre Dame (5/7)
• Tied then-career high five ground balls against both Towson (3/5) and Penn State (3/8)
• Named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week on April 4 after picking up nine ground balls and causing three turnovers against Cincinnati (4/1) and Notre Dame (4/3)
• Set career-high with five caused turnovers against Syracuse (4/29)
• Had five caused turnovers and five ground balls against Massachusetts (5/14)

2010 (Junior)
• Redshirted Season

2009 (Sophomore)
• Stepped into the starting lineup on defense and opened every game but the senior game in the starting 12
• Second on the team with 25 ground balls and tied for third with 31 ground balls
• Finished seventh in the BIG EAST and in the top 50 of Division I players in caused turnovers per game (1.47)
• Earned BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll mention on March 2 after causing a career-high five turnovers against UMBC
• Also had four ground balls, her career-high that she matched against Connecticut (4/3), against the Retrivers
• Caused four turnovers against both Connecticut and Denver (5/2)
• Had multiple ground balls in nine games
• Controlled two draws at Princeton (4/29)

2008 (Freshman)
• Played in nine games, including each of the final five, as part of Loyola's line defense
• Finished her first season with five ground balls, four caused turnovers and two draw controls
• Caused two turnovers and picked up a pair of ground balls against Cincinnati (4/4)
• Had a ground ball and a draw control in the Delaware game (3/5)Kellye Gallagher

High School
• Earned a total of 10 letters - four in soccer and three each in basketball and lacrosse - at Ridley High School in Folsom, Pa
• All-Central League First Team as a junior and senior and All-Delaware County First Team as a senior
• Also named her team's most valuable player as a senior when her team was the State of Pennsylvania's runners-up
• Named Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District's Top Scholar-Athlete as a senior
• Holds Ridley's school record in caused turnovers and interceptions
• Named one of the Top 50 High School Players for the Class of 2011 by Inside Lacrosse Magazine
• Named her senior class' Most Outstanding Female Student-Athlete
• Led her team in shot percentage as a senior
• Also earned All-Delaware County and All-Central League honors in basketball and soccer as a senior
• Earned Distinguished Honor Roll all four years in high school
• Sports editor of the yearbook

Personal
• Kellye Gallagher
• Daughter of Joseph and Linda Gallagher
• Has one older sister, Jamie, a basketball and softball player at Wilmington (Del.) College
• Her father, Joe, played baseball at Widener University

Gallagher's Career Statistics

YEAR GP GS G A PTS SH SOG GW FPG GB DC TO CT
2008 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 4
2009 17 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 6 7 25
2010 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 16 12 43
TOTAL 46 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 95 24 20 72

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