19 - Kate Walker
Kate Walker
Height: 5-11
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Bryn Mawr
Position: D
Major: Undeclared
Previous Team: TLC
Residential College: Silliman

2013 (Freshman): Started all 15 games ... 11 ground balls ... 10 draw controls.

High School: Three years of varsity lacrosse … Academic All American 2012 … Under Armour Underclassmen All-Star 2011 … Scholar Athlete Award 2008-2012 … Ranked No. 11 best defender nationally by ESPN Rise … ESPNHS Girls Top 25 Defense (No. 11) … ESPNHS Girls Top 100 Class of 2012 (No. 51) … Team finished season ranked in top 10 nationally by Lax Power … Also played four years of varsity volleyball … One year of varsity swimming.

Notes: Participated in an Athletic Outreach Program at an inner city school in Baltimore teaching elementary school girls to play lacrosse … Participated in community service at the Maryland Food Bank … Member of high school’s Princeton Model Congress … Page editor of high school newspaper … Father, Chris Walker, played lacrosse at UNC where he was a three-time All-American, team captain, and member of the 1986 National Champion team … Cousin James Ahern played basketball for Yale … Uncle Jay played lacrosse at Towson University … Uncle Rob played lacrosse at Stony Brook University … Grandfather Robert played basketball at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Why Yale? “I chose Yale because it offers to its student-athletes both a first-class education and the opportunity to play as a varsity athlete in one of the most competitive conferences in the country. Here I will be able to make tremendous strides as a student and an athlete and I couldn’t think of a better or more important way to spend the next four years.”

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