Field Hockey vs. Holy Cross (9/5/12)
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: "Katie is one of our local girls who comes in with a great base. She will be a great defender and midfielder who has a great low block tackle and is not afraid to get low."
GETTING TO KNOW KATE GILLESPIE:
Twitter Handle: @KLGbball44
Where do you see yourself in another five years: In graduate school
My best Siena field hockey moment has been: Team trip to Lake George
My favorite spot on campus is: The heart rock
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Meg Meyers because we played club together
My most embarassing sport moment: Tripping as I run backwards in games
My hidden talent is: The robot
My hobbies are: Hiking
My biggest fear is: The dark
My favorite professional athlete: Lance Armstrong