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Kelsey Gahan

Cockeysville, Md.
Notre Dame Prep
High School
Kelsey Gahan - Women's Lacrosse - Virginia Cavaliers

2015 Gahan Web Feature


– IWLCA All-South Region Second Team
– VaSid All-State Second Team
– Co-captain with Courtney Swan
– Appeared in 18 games with 18 starts
– Picked up 20 ground balls, caused eight turnovers and won six draw controls
– Had four ground balls in the regular-season finale against Virginia Tech
– Had at least one ground ball in each of the last 10 games of her career and caused turnovers in six of the last seven
– ACC Academic Honor Roll

– Appeared in 20 games with 20 starts, missing the Old Dominion game
– Won three ground balls with two caused turnovers in the season-opener against Northwestern (Feb. 09)
– Assisted on a goal in the victory over Richmond (Feb. 18)
– Had a ground ball and caused a turnover in the NCAA Quarterfinal victory over North Carolina
– ACC Academic Honor Roll

– Missed the first five games of the season because of injury. Returned for five games before suffering another injury
– Returned from the second injury to start the first game of the NCAA Tournament
– Picked up three ground balls in the NCAA Tournament second round game vs. Georgetown
– Had a ground ball in three of her five regular-season games, including her season-debut at North Carolina
– In her eight games, won four draw controls, picked up eight ground balls and had one caused turnover
– ACC Academic Honor Roll

– IWLCA All-South Region Second Team
– Appeared in all 19 games with 16 starts
– Scored one goal with one assist with 17 ground balls, 12 draw controls, and 15 caused turnovers
– Caused three turnovers against Richmond
– Scored her lone goal of the season at Princeton, following with an assist in the next game against James Madison
– ACC Academic Honor Roll

– First Team All-American (’11)
– Baltimore Sun All-Metro (’11)
– Three-year varsity starter at Notre Dame Prep
– Recipient of NDP’s Outstanding Senior Athlete Award (’11)
– Team captain (’11)
– IAAM A Conference All-Star (’10, ’11)
– Towson Times All-Star (’10, ’11)
– ESPN Girls All-Rise (’10)

– Parents are Shaine and Arleen Gahan
– Has three brothers, Kyle, Chase and Reese
– Father, Shaine, played lacrosse at St. Mary’s College of Maryland
– Brother Kyle played lacrosse (2001-02) at St. Mary’s College of Maryland
– Brother Chase played lacrosse (2004-08) at Georgetown
– Her major is Studio Art

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