8 Katie Kirwan
8 Katie Kirwan
Birth Date: 07/19/1989
Height: 5-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Centerville, MA
High School: Barnstable
Position: F

NOTABLES One of the team's fastest skaters with a strong jump in her step on the ice ... Brings a lot of energy to both games and practices and always leads by example

Kirwan 2009-10Had a career-year, recording career-highs in goals (6), assists (8) and points (14) over 27 matches ... Ranked seventh on the team in goals and assists while ranking eighth on the team with 14 points ... Recorded a career-high three point outing on February 12 with a goal and two assists in the Beacons 11-0 win over Plymouth State ... Also notched two assists against Plymouth State in a 9-1 victory on January 23 ... Registered two game-winning goals on the season, coming in back-to-back wins over Wesleyan on December 5 and Saint Anselm on December 8 ... Committed just two penalties on the season.

2008-09: Played in all 26 contests ... Registered a season-high five points, including a personal-best two goals ... Matched a career-high with a pair of assists in a 5-2 victory at Castleton State College on February 23 ... Committed just four penalties on the season.

2007-08: Played in 23 games and tallied four points on a goal and three assists ... Netted a short-handed goal for her first collegiate score in the Beacons' 9-0 win at Norwich on December 1 ... Ranked eighth among ECAC East players in short-handed tallies ... Registered a pair of assists vs. New England College in the ECAC East Tournament semifinals on March 8 ... Committed just four penalties on the season.

Personal/High School: Four-year letterwinner for Barnstable High School and was a three-time All-Star for the Red Raiders ... Earned the BHS ice hockey team's Sportsmanship Award as a senior ... Born July 19, 1989 ... Daughter of Anne Lounsbery and Frank Kirwan ... Majoring in exercise health science and would like to pursue a career as a personal trainer ... Earned Dean's List honors at UMass Boston.