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Katie Wells   6
Katie Wells

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Niskayuna, N.Y.

High School:
Niskayuna

Height:
5-5

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
02/05/1994


2013: Selected to the MAAC All-Academic Team...Saw action in 11 games, including one start in the season opener against Holy Cross (9/1)...Attempted two shots...Made one defensive save.

2012: Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll...As a freshman, Wells saw playing time in all 15 games...Earned a shot against Saint Francis (10/12).

BEFORE SIENA: Two-year letterwinner at Niskayuna where she played in the midfield and the back...Also started three years on the basketball team where she was a forward...Named Most Valuable Offender and Most Valuable Player ...She was also selected to the league's First Team All-Star and a Scholar Athlete.

PERSONAL: Born on February 5, 1994...Parents are Gary and Barbara...Has a younger brother Kyle and two younger sisters, Abby and Ally...Cousin Kaitlyn played lacrosse at the University of San Diego...Cousin Brian is a member of the lacrosse team at the University of Delaware...Grandfather Augustus Westerhuis played basketball at Providence College...Gave Youth field hockey lessons in 2011...A Biology major who wants to be involved in neurology.

WHY I CHOSE SIENA: "It's close to home. The academics are great, the campus is beautiful and it is a great opportunity to play at the Division I level."

ZAPPONE ON WELLS: "Katie's skill set allows her to be very versatile. She is a threat all over the field and can play any position asked of her."

GETTING TO KNOW KATIE WELLS:

Twitter Handle: @katiemwells

What I like most about Coach: She always pushes us and helps us push each other.

My hobbies are: Dancing, Listening to Music, Hanging out with friends.

What is one thing I can't live without: My friends and family

My before game routine: I always braid Sage's hair before every game.

My dream job: Neurologist

If I had a million dollars: I would travel the world.

My dream car: A white convertible BMW

Favorite Sports Team: Yankees

Favorite Movie: Finding Nemo

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