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Kate Gillespie

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glens Falls, N.Y.

High School:
Glens Falls

Height:
5-6

Position:
Midfield/Defense

Birthdate:
12/20/1993


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:

Nickname: Gillie

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

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