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    Whitney Michele
    9 Whitney Michele
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    East Rochester, N.Y.

    High School:
    East Rochester

    Position:
    M

    2009: Graduated third in the Connecticut career records books in assists (55)...is fifth in career points with 152...Earned a spot on the IWLCA/Under Armour North-South Senior All-Star roster...started in all 16 contests and had at least one point in each game as a senior...led the team with 33 goals, finishing second in overall points scored with 46...co-led the team with 12 caused turnovers...was tied for second on the team with 15 points in conference play...finished 32nd in the NCAA with 2.75 draw controls per game...started the season with a hat trick against Vermont (2/21), adding an assist, a season-high four groundballs, three draw controls and a pair of caused turnovers...finished with two points, from a goal and an assist, at Hofstra (2/25)...scored twice at Fairfield (2/28) with three draw controls and a groundball...contributed four goals to team's effort at Quinnipiac (3/5), adding a pair of groundballs and three draw controls...recorded the third hat trick of her season at Marist (3/10) as well as four draw controls versus the Stags...had an assist in BIG EAST season-opener against Syracuse (3/14), contributed two groundballs and two draw controls as well...recorded a season-high eight points against Harvard (3/18) with five goals and three assists, including a free-position goal...recorded a season-high five draw controls adding two goals and an assist against Brown (3/21)...recorded a hat trick in win over Cincinnati (3/27)...scored twice against Louisville (3/29), including the gamewinner adding three groundballs and a pair of caused turnovers...finished Georgetown game (4/5) with two goals, two assists and two groundballs...scored and had a pair of groundballs and draw controls versus Rutgers (4/11)...had three points with two goals and an assist in Senior Day victory over Holy Cross (4/15)...finished with two points from a goal and an assist at Notre Dame (4/18) in season finale...named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

    2008: One of five players to start each game...led the team in scoring with 31 goals and 22 assists for 53 points...recorded a season-high seven points in two games, first at Denver (3/11) and then again against UC Davis (3/30) ...scored two or more goals in four-consecutive games...scored a career-high five goals vs. UC Davis (3/30)...among the team leaders with 22 ground balls, 26 draw controls and 11 caused turnovers.

    2007: Started in all 16 games...one of three underclassmen to start each game...finished the year third in scoring with 25 goals and 11 assists...tallied four goals at Holy Cross (4/18) ...posted five three-goal performances, earning hat tricks versus Central Connecticut (2/21), UC Davis (3/7), Syracuse (3/24), Notre Dame (3/30) and Loyola (4/11)...also had 25 draw controls and 22 ground balls.

    2006: Only freshman to play and start in all 16 games...finished the season with eight goals and nine assists for 17 points...had two multi-goal games, scoring two goals against national champion Northwestern (4/2) and New Hampshire (4/18)...also tallied 13 ground balls and 12 draw controls.

    Before UConn: Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse...three-time US Lacrosse All-American (2003-05)...tagged Monroe County Player of the Year after sophomore and senior seasons...named First Team All-County each of her four seasons...led team in goals as a sophomore and senior and in assists each of the last three seasons...led team to state runner-up position in 2002 and 2003 and sectional runner-up position in 2004 and 2005...participated in Empire State Games, 2001-05...represented New York 1 at the US Lacrosse National Tournament...also lettered in field hockey and basketball...member of National Honor Society and Math Honor Society, as well as the honor roll.

    Personal: Whitney Quinn Michele...majoring in communication sciences...born Jan. 26, 1987.

    Season GP-GS G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW GB DC TO CT
    2006 16-16 8 9 17 44 .182 31 .705 0 13 12 22 5
    2007 16-16 25 11 36 58 .431 41 .707 4 22 25 29 9
    2008 16-16 31 22 53 79 .392 54 .684 0 22 26 27 11
    2009 16-16 33 13 46 79 .418 56 .709 1 26 44 31 12
    Total 64-64 97 55 152 260 .373 182 .700 5 83 107 109 37