|Kate Gillespie 22
2013: Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team...Started all 16 games...Attempted four shots on the season.
2012: Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll...Played in every game (15) for the Saints, notching 14 starts as a freshman midfield/defender.
BEFORE SIENA: Competed four years at Glens Falls High School...Nominated for Glens Falls Scholar Athlete in 2012...New York Section II all-star for three years...Also lettered in track and skiing.
PERSONAL: Born December 20, 1993...Daughter of Richard and Beth...Has an older sister Molly who goes to Ithaca College...Uncle Mark wrestled at Harvard for four years...Volunteered for Special Olympics, Relay for Life, Bowl for Kids Sake, and Kids Night Out...Chemistry major who wants to work in the health sciences.
WHY I CHOSE SIENA: "The science program."
ZAPPONE ON GILLESPIE: "Gillie is a silent threat on the field. She is able to execute the attack under a lot of pressure, and loves to start our attack."
GETTING TO KNOW KATE GILLESPIE:
Twitter Handle: @KLGbball44
What I like most about Coach: Their sense of humor
My goals for the upcoming season: play more on the offensive end
My before game routine: S-club 7 dance with the freshmen
If I could meet anyone: My grandfather
My dream car: BMW
My favorite reality TV Show: Keeping up with the Kardashians
My favorite sports team: Patriots
My favorite phone app: Bejeweled
My favorite food: Meatloaf
My favorite song: "Free" by Zac Brown Band
KATIE GILLESPIE STATS