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Katie Rowan

Katie Rowan

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Position: Attack
Hometown: Delmar, N.Y.
College: Syracuse '09
Height: 5'10"
Birthday: 4/11/1987

Teammates on Katie

"Silent but deadly"...great finisher and feeder, so deceptive...poised and confident in the most heated of moments…her height gives her an advantage against defenders...impeccable shot placement…one of the nicest people off the field...quick to smile and laugh and a ton of fun.

U.S. Team

  • Two-time FIL World Cup gold medalist (2009, 2013)
  • U.S. team's all-time assists leader (35)
  • Tied with Kelly Amonte Hiller for most points in U.S. program history (67)
  • Ranks fourth all-time in U.S. program history with 32 goals
  • 2013 FIL World Cup All-World Team
  • Led team in assists (15) and ranked second in goals (19) and points (34) at 2013 FIL World Cup
  • Set U.S. single-game record for goals in a game with eight in the team's 19-5 gold medal game win over Canada in 2013, earning player of the match honors
  • Her 19 goals, 15 assists and 34 points in 2013 rank fourth, third, and third in program history, respectively
  • Second-leading scorer for the U.S. in 2009 (35 pts, 20 a), with both totals ranking second all-time for Team USA in World Cup play
  • Had four games of at least seven points in the 2009 World Cup, including an eight-point effort (3g, 5a) against England in the semifinals
  • U.S. National Team (2008-13)

College

  • IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-America first team (2007-09)
  • Tewaaraton Award finalist (2008-09)
  • Big East Attack Player of the Year (2008-09)
  • Unanimous All-Big East selection (2006-09)
  • Finished college career holding school records for goals (232), assists (164) and points (396)
  • Graduated as the all-time leading scorer in Big East history
  • Led the nation in scoring in 2008 with 142 points and tied the NCAA single-season record with 69 assists
  • Posted a second 100-point season in 2009, notching 54 goals and 58 assists
  • Set NCAA tournament record with 13 assists in a win over Towson in 2008
Year GP-GS G A PTS GB DC CT
2009 19-19 54 58 112 10 20 6
2008 21-21 73 69 142 19 19 12
2007 19-19 59 27 86 9 7 4
2006 16-15 46 10 56 20 7 5
Total 75-74 232 164 396 58 53 27

Off the Field

  • Assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Syracuse

Getting to Know...

  • Nickname: Roses
  • Twitter: @kerowan
  • Other sports played in high school: Basketball
  • Favorite lacrosse player: Haley Quillinan
  • Favorite athlete from another sport: Serena Williams and Derek Jeter
  • Best advice received from a coach: “Play like you’ve been there before, work like you haven’t.”
  • Strengths as a player: Seeing plays develop
  • What should every player at your position need to be able to do: Look to challenge your defender each time you have the ball and read the defense.
  • Tip for young players: Be creative and try new things.
  • Best lacrosse moment: Winning gold at the 2009 World Cup.
  • Fun fact: I’m colorblind.

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