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Katie Carroll
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Katie Carroll 1746855
Position: Attack/Midfielder
Height: 5'3"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Arnold, Md.
High School: Severn School/Fairfield
Club: Maryland United
COACH ELLIOTT ON CARROLL: “I am very excited that Katie has decided to become a Buff. Katie is a hard worker and will add an element of leadership and experience to our young team. Katie has a passion for lacrosse and has worked very hard these past few months to be able to join our program this fall. We are excited about her drive and believe she will fit very well into our program.”

FRESHMAN (2012 at FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY): Carroll began her collegiate career at Fairfield University, where she played for National Lacrosse Hall of Famer and 2012 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coach of the Year Mike Waldvogel. In seven games with the Stags, Carroll scored four goals, ranking third amongst freshmen. She took nine shots, seven of which were on goal. Her first collegiate goal was the final nail in the coffin in Fairfield’s 14-4 win over Manhattan. She contributed two goals in Fairfield’s 14-5 routing of Niagara in the teams’ MAAC opener. Her final goal of the season came in the Stags’ 16-12 win over Sacred Heart, helping the team remain undefeated in conference play.  

HIGH SCHOOL: Carroll was a three-year letter-winner in lacrosse at Severn, helping turn the Admirals into a winning program. In her sophomore season, the Admirals went 8-11, but just one season later, they improved to 10-7. In her standout senior season, the Admirals continued to improve in the win column, finishing with an 11-8 record. As a senior, Carroll led Anne Arundel County in points, scoring 18 goals and contributing a county record-breaking 45 assists. She was honored with a Severn Mullinix Award for best attacker and was named a player of the week by The Capital.  She also earned first-team All-County honors. Carroll played four years of club lacrosse with CCLAX and Maryland United Lacrosse Club. She also was a four-year letter-winner in soccer at Severn, where she was the defensive player of the year as a junior and the team captain as a senior.

IN THE CLASSROOM: Carroll studies communication and is also interested in marketing.

PERSONAL: Katherine Baylitts Carroll was born on May 17, 1993 in Annapolis, Maryland. Her parents, Mark and Holly, work in medical sales and financial development, respectively. She has two sisters, Elizabeth and Mackenzie. Carroll comes from an athletic family. Her sister Mackenzie currently plays lacrosse at High Point University, while her father played soccer and lacrosse at Nichols College and her uncle Tom Dexter played football at the College of William and Mary. Carroll worked as a marketing intern for U.S. Lacrosse. She was selected as a speaker for the oratorical society on “character.” She regularly practices Bikram hot yoga. She enjoys eating sushi and listening to Phoenix. Her favorite athlete is U.S. soccer player Abby Wambach and her favorite teams are the Washington Capitals and Boston Red Sox. 
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