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Grace Gavin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baltimore, Md.

High School:
St. Paul's School for Girls

Height:
5-9

Position:
Midfield/Attack


Career Awards
2010 BIG EAST Attack Player of the Year
2010 First-Team All-BIG EAST - unanimous selection
2010 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
2009 IWLCA First-Team All-Mid Atlantic Region
2009 First-Team All-BIG EAST - unanimous selection
2008 IWLCA Second-Team All-Mid Atlantic Region
2008 Second-Team All-BIG EAST
12 BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll Awards
BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (4/5/2010)

2010 (Junior): Started all 18 games and had arguably the best offensive individual season of any player in Loyola history and was subsequently named the BIG EAST Attack Player of the Year... Also named a unanimous selection to the First-Team for the second-straight season... Broke the 17-year-old single-season points record with 87 on a career-high 64 goals and 23 assists... Led the conference with 15 free-position goals and five game-winning scores... In conference play, her 4.25 goals per game and 5.75 points per game also led the conference... Overall, her 3.56 goals per game and 4.83 points per game were second in the conference... Her 64 goals are tied for the third-most in a season in Loyola history... Finished the year ranked fifth at Loyola with 213 career points and tied for fifth with 158 career goals... Her 55 career assists are ninth all-time at Loyola... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll four times... Scored at least two goals in every game and recorded 14 hat tricks and had in assist in all but three games... Started the season with a hat trick at Penn State (Feb. 14)... Recorded five points on four goals and an assist in an upset road win at Virginia (Feb. 20)... Scored two goals and added an assist in back-to-back games at UMBC (Feb. 23) and at Denver (Mar. 3)... Scored seven goals and dished out three assists in the final two games at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field against Towson (Mar. 6) and Delaware (Mar. 9)... Also controlled a then season-high four draws against the Blue Hens... Tallied hat tricks in back-to-back wins over ranked teams with three goals against Rutgers (Mar. 16) and at previously unbeaten James Madison (Mar. 20)... Scored seven points in back-to-back home wins over Stony Brook (Mar. 24) and Cincinnati (Apr. 3)... Her five goals against the Seawolves were ten a season-high, as were her three ground balls, four draws and three caused turnovers... Dished out a career-high four assists against the Bearcats and also picked three ground balls and four draws and was then named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week... Tallied her sixth straight hat trick with five goals and an assist in a win at Louisville (Apr. 9)... Matched her career-high with seven goals and eight points in a road win at Connecticut (Apr. 18)... Also matched her career-high with four ground balls and set a season-high with five draws and was a perfect 3-of-3 on free position shots... Scored six goals and added an assist in the home finale against Villanova and scored three free positions and three attempts for the second straight game (Apr. 24)... Closed out the regular season with her tenth straight hat trick and four points at Georgetown (Apr. 28)... Tallied five points on two goals and three assists in the BIG EAST Semifinals and was named to the All-Tournament Team (May 6).

2009 (Sophomore): Earned unanimous selection to the All-BIG EAST First Team after leading the Greyhounds in goals (56) and total points (74)... Received IWLCA First-Team All-Mid Atlantic Region honors as well... Second on the team in assists (18) and draw controls (33) and tied for third in ground balls (31) and caused turnovers (21)... Third in the BIG EAST in goals per game (3.29) and fourth in points per game (4.35)... Ninth in assists per game (1.06)... Her 74 total points tied for ninth in Loyola single-season history, and her 56 goals were tied for 11th... Led the conference in free-position goals per game, converting on 13 of her attempts from the eight... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on four occasions for the second year in a row... Scored a goal in all 17 games and had 14 multi-goal efforts... Had at least two points in all but one contest... Already in Loyola's top 25 all-time in career points (22nd, 126), goals (T-21st, 94), assists (T-21st, 32), draw controls (20th, 75), and caused turnovers (19th, 32)... Opened the season strong with a five-goal, one-assist game at Stony Brook (2/18)... Also caused two turnovers and picked up three ground balls against the Seawolves... Controlled four draws and grabbed four ground balls against Virginia (2/21)... Scored five times and assisted on two others versus Davidson (3/15)... Matched her career-high with seven goals in a win over Cornell (3/18)... Recorded a hat trick just 1-minute, 44-second into the game against the Big Red and finished with a career-high eight points... Became the second player in Loyola history, along with Kate McHarg, to score seven goals twice... Scored four times against Delaware (3/23), and registered three and four goals, respectively, at Rutgers (3/27) and Notre Dame (3/29)... Scored her 100th career point against Notre Dame in just her 26th career game, becoming the second-fastest to 100 in school history behind Janet Eisenhut who scored her 100th point in her 20th game on April 19, 1981... Finished the season with three consecutive four-goal games against Louisville (4/18), at Princeton (4/29) and versus Denver (5/2).


2008 (Freshman): Led the Greyhounds with 38 goals and 52 total points... Earned All-BIG EAST Second Team honors, one of just three freshmen in the conference to earn first or season team laurels... Named to the IWLCA Regional All-America Second Team... Also topped the team with 42 draw controls and was second with 14 assists... Played in every game and started all but the season-opener... Had 11 multi-goal games and six with three or more... Scored at least a point in all but one game... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on four occasions... Scored three times and controlled three draws in her collegiate debut, at North Carolina (2/15)... Tallied three goals against Delaware (3/5) and followed that with a three-goal effort against Rutgers (3/8)... Scored four times at Notre Dame (3/22)... Recorded a season-high seven goals, tied for the most in the BIG EAST in a single-game in 2008, at Louisville (4/6)... Scored four times and assisted on two others at Mount St. Mary's (4/9).

High School: Earned eight letters - four in lacrosse, three in field hockey and one in basketball - at St. Paul's School for Girls in Brooklandville, Md... Helped her team win the IAAM A-Conference regular-season titles in 2004 and 2005 and the IAAM A-Conference tournament title in 2004 and 2006... Scored 38 goals and had 13 assists during her senior season... An IAAM A-Conference All-Star as a senior... As a senior, she was the team's captain, leading scorer and was named the team's Most Outstanding Player, as well as Offensive MVP.

Personal: Grace Gene Gavin... Daughter of Kevin and Deborah Gavin... Born in Baltimore, Md... Has one older brother, Michael... Majoring in elementary education.

Gavin's Career Statistics

YEAR GP GS G A PTS SH SOG GW FPG GB DC TO CT
2008 16 15 38 14 52 95 65 1 7 12 42 36 11
2009 17 17 56 18 74 130 91 2 13 31 33 39 21
2010 18 18 64 23 87 131 103 5 15 27 37 54 12
TOTAL 51 50 158 55 213 356 259 8 35 70 112 129 44

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