Record set for most Huskies honored by IWLCA in any single season.
Nee, Nolan claim league awards for second consecutive year
Women's lacrosse makes fourth-straight postseason appearance against Temple Saturday
No. 2 seeded Huskies head into Big East Semifinals 12-4 overall
Huskies take on No. 20 Towson on the road
UConn vs Georgetown (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs JMU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Quinnipiac (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Georgetown Big East Semi (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Florida Lacrosse
AS A SENIOR(2016): IWLCA All-Northeast Region Second Team…named to All-Big East Second Team…earned Big East Attacker of the Week three times…started in all 17 contests and led the team in goals…racked up six goals and two assists in the 21-0 shutout against Quinnipiac (Feb. 17)…scored four goals and caused one turnover against JMU (Feb. 21)… put up another four goals and added one assist at UNH (Feb. 27)… earned a hat trick at Rutgers (March 5)…grabbed a pair of goals against UMass (March 12)… took credit for five goals at William and Mary (March 16)…tallied five goals and one assist against Fairfield (March 19)…led the team with six goals against Cincinnati (April 2)…put up three points (2g, 1a) and added two ground balls against Vanderbilt (April 16)…had a hat trick against Georgetown (April 20)…recorded three goals, one assist against, and one ground ball at Towson (May 1)…had one assist and one ground ball against Temple in the Big East semifinals (May 5).
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Started all 18 games for the Huskies... Earned Big East All-First Team honors after finishing with a team-best and career-high 57 points... Named to the IWLCA All-Northeast Region Second Team... Became one of nine UConn players to reach 40 goals in a season... Notched the second-most assists (17) among UConn players... Named Lacrosse Magazine's National Player of the Week (Apr. 21) following a four-goal performance in UConn's upset win over No. 8 Florida... Grabbed Big East Attacker of the Week honors (Apr. 28) after tallying five goals against Villanova... Her nine draw controls led all Connecticut attackers.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Played in all 17 games, starting 12 of them... Named to the All-Big East Second Team after leading the Huskies with 39 goals... Was second on the team in points (50) and assists (11)... Named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week (March 18) after scoring a career-high six goals against Oregon (March 14)... Scored five goals against Quinnipiac (Feb. 22) and Marquette (April 13)... Recorded a season-high three draw controls against Dartmouth (Feb. 26)... Totaled 10 ground balls and four draw controls.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Appeared in 18 games as a freshman... Scored 12 goals... Recorded eight assists on the season... Had an assist in her first game ever as a Husky against Iona (Feb. 23)... Scored three goals and had one assist against Binghamton (March 16)... Finished the season with five groundballs and eight draw controls.
BEFORE UCONN: As a junior at Leonardtown High, recorded 48 goals and 49 assists... Named All-America Honorable Mention her junior year and was named a First Team All-American as a senior ... Was an Academic All-American and was awarded the Most Outstanding Player award from Leonardtown High twice... Was a three-time First Team All-SMAC and First Team All-Country recipient... Career leader in points at Leonardtown High with 292.
PERSONAL: Katherine Louise Finkelston... Daughter of Tom and Mia Finkelston... Has two siblings, Abby and Tom... Born Feb. 8, 1994.