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The Word Tall, athletic player who will return to starting position as a defensive midfielder ... possesses excellent speed ... makes smooth transitions ... great ability to create turnovers... smart player who reads situations well ... will be a key player in our attacking transition as well. 2004 Appeared in all 18 games, earning starts in 17 ... scored nine goals and added five assists from her defensive midfield position ... was first on the team in draw controls with a total of 30 ... also tallied 44 groundballs and 23 caused turnovers ... had two goals in a 15-8 win over UMBC ... had single goal games against Delaware, George Mason, Penn State, Duke, Virginia, Stanford and Maryland ... also had assists against Hofstra, Towson, George Mason, Penn State and Maryland. 2003 Started in all 19 games ... was second on the squad in draw controls with 28 ... was also third on the team in groundballs (48) and caused turnovers (33) ... had three goals and four assists for seven points on the season ...scored one goal against Towson and two versus George Mason ... was credited with assists against UMBC, Delaware, James Madison and George Mason. 2002 Played in 15 games ... scored three goals off of seven shots ... also recorded an assist ... forced six turnover and picked up eight ground balls ... registered two goals against Towson ... scored a goal against George Mason at the CAA tournament. 2001 Joined the Greyhounds last spring ... sat out the 2001 season after transferring from Harford Community College ... practiced with the team but was unable to play due to NCAA transfer rules. Before Loyola Earned three letters in lacrosse and soccer and one in basketball at John Carroll ... an all-county lacrosse and soccer selection and team Most Valuable Player in basketball ... was a named Academic All-America for soccer and lacrosse ... member of school's Student Affairs Council. Personal The daughter of Joseph and Kathy Porcella, Kourtney Lynn Porcella was born July 8, 1982, in Baltimore ... she has three sisters, Jen (30), Jamie (23) and Krystin (27), an All-America lacrosse player at Loyola ... received her degree in marketing in the spring ... is currently pursuing a master's degree from Loyola.