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Nina Garfinkel

Defense
Position
5'4''
Height
Senior
Class
Hillsborough, Calif.
Hometown
Taft School
High School
Nina Garfinkel - Women's Lacrosse - Virginia Cavaliers

2022
• Started and played in 18 games
• Had two caused turnovers against Syracuse (3/12/22)
• Tied personal record of 2 ground balls against Pitt (3/18/22)
• Had total of 8 ground balls, and 7 caused turnovers on the season

2021
• Appeared in 18 games, making four starts
• Recorded five ground balls, four caused turnovers and one draw control
• Had a ground ball and a caused turnover in both games against North Carolina (4/16 and 4/18)

2020
• Played in three games
• Had a caused turnover and two ground balls in win vs. George Mason

2019
• Redshirt

2018 
• Did not play

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity lacrosse member, three year starter
• Co-captain senior year, earning all-league honors in 2017
• Three year starter on varsity field hockey earning all-league honors in 2016
• Nike Ride invitee/attendee 2015

PERSONAL
• Major: Psychology with Women, Gender & Sexuality minor

• Mother, Anne Van Dijkum Garfinkel, played lacrosse and field hockey at Harvard, where she was a field hockey captain her senior year
• Father, Neil Garfinkel, played lacrosse at Harvard
• Older brother, Ben, played lacrosse at Amherst
• Older brother, Nicholas, graduated UVA in 2020
• Honor roll student sophomore, junior and senior year