9 - Katie Kauffman
Katie Kauffman
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Olney, Md.
High School: Sherwood
Position: M
Major: Mathematics with Computer Science

2012: Started all 16 games...46 goals...12 assists...58 points...one man-up goal...23 groundballs...48 draw controls...eight caused turnovers...set the MIT record for draw controls in a season...led the team in goals, assists, points, and draw controls, and ranked third in groundballs and caused turnovers...registered six-point games against Smith (five goals and one assist, 3/24), Mount Holyoke (six goals, 3/31), and Southern Maine (four goals and two assists, 4/7)...tallied five of MIT's six goals against Babson (4/17)...also posted three goals and two assists versus Gordon (3/6) and Framingham State (3/20)...totaled four groundballs against Mount Holyoke (3/31)...racked up eight draw controls at Wellesley (4/10)...notched three caused turnovers versus Smith (3/24)...graduates tied for second all-time at MIT in career draw controls (115), third in goals (135), and fourth in assists (38) and points (173)...second team NEWMAC all-conference.

2011: Started all 15 games...36 goals...12 assists...48 points...five game-winning goals...12 groundballs...19 draw controls...four caused turnovers...led the team in points, goals, and game-winning goals...ranked second in assists, third in free-position goals (seven), and fourth in draw controls...amassed eight points on five goals and three assists against Wheaton (4/25)...scored six goals, including the game-winner, at Framingham State (4/5)...had five-point games against Gordon (three goals and two assists, 3/8) and Keene State (four goals and one assist, 3/10)...had four groundballs at Emerson (3/17)...notched four draw controls versus Western Connecticut (3/20) and Springfield (4/16)...first team NEWMAC all-conference.

2010: Started all 16 games...33 goals...seven assists...40 points...two game-winning goals...23 groundballs...28 draw controls...six caused turnovers...ranked second on the team in goals, game-winning goals and draw controls, third in assists and points, fourth in free-position goals (eight)...had a season-high six points on five goals and an assist at Gordon (3/18)...posted four goals, an assist, and four groundballs versus Smith (4/10)...scored four goals at Wheaton (4/13)...totaled five draw controls against Manhattanville (3/6).

2009: Played in 18 games, started 17...20 goals...seven assists...27 points...one game-winning goal...14 groundballs...20 draw controls...seven caused turnovers...ranked fourth on the team in assist and fifth in draw controls and game-winning goals...tallied a season-high four goals, three groundballs, and three caused turnovers versus Eastern Connecticut (3/22)...had two goals and two assists in addition to five groundballs against Simmons (4/7)...earned two assists against Springfield (5/2)...scored what proved to be the game-winning goal against Colby-Sawyer (4/9).

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in mathematics with computer science...minor in brain and cognitive sciences...also a member of the MIT field hockey team.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Sherwood High School...first team all-division...field hockey team captain...two-time all-county...first team All-Gazette...second team All-Examiner...Maryland Distinguished Scholar.