THANK YOU SENIORS kadijah kalo | paige holcomb | alyssa melotik | mistie vaughan | emily diedrich | katelyn watson | christina henry

2017 SENIOR CLASS

"Alyssa has been instrumental on both ends of the field. This year we moved her to defense. She is one of the best on the team to step up and force her opponent to where she wants them to go." - Coach Meltzer
Alyssa has been instrumental on both ends of the field. This year we moved her to defense. She is one of the best on the team to step up and force her opponent to where she wants them to go." - Coach Meltzer

MISTIE VAUGHAN | ARCHITECTURE ENGINEERING

Mistie is also a part of the inaugural class at LTU and over her career she has played in 68 games and started 64 of them. She ranks tied for first all-time in LTU history in games played and ranks third all-time in games started. Vaughan scored a career high six goals as a freshman and has seven career goals. She also played 30 minutes in goal during her freshman season allowing no goals and making no saves. Vaughan has 86 groundballs, 42 caused turnovers, and 22 draw controls over her four year playing career.

"Mistie is one of our defenders that we rely on to help with our transition game. Often times, she is carrying the ball into our attacking end." - Coach Meltzer

EMILY DIEDRICH | MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Emily has played four years for Lawrence Tech and has scored seven career goals in 48 games played. Diedrich started a career high 13 games as a freshman on the inaugural women’s lacrosse team. I Diedrich finishes her career with seven goals on 16 shots on goal while winning 13 draw controls and causing seven turnovers.

"Emily is the ultimate team player. She is always taking care of her teammates." - Coach Meltzer

KATELYN WATSON | MASTERS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Katelyn joined the team during her fifth year as she played four years on the LTU women’s soccer team. Watson has started all 13 games of her college lacrosse career and has one goal, 23 groundballs, four draw controls and seven groundballs in her first year of lacrosse.

"Kate started playing lacrosse this year. She came in and made an immediate impact on our program. She sees the field and anticipates the next play better than anyone I know." - Coach Meltzer

CHRISTINA HENRY | PSYCHOLOGY

Christina joined the team her senior year after playing two years on the women’s basketball team. She has one goal and 10 groundballs with six caused turnovers in six games played. She scored her first collegiate goal against Madonna on March 22, 2017. Christina made her starting debut against Davenport where she held one of their best attack players to 3 goals.

"Christina is another player that started playing this year. She will forever be remembered in limiting one of the best attack players in the WHAC to 3 goals. Her performance helped lift us to a win against #2, Davenport." - Coach Meltzer

PAIGE HOLCOMB | ARCHITECTURE

Paige is also part of the inaugural class at LTU and has amassed 76 goals in 67 games played. Holcomb has started in 65 of her 67 games played which ranks second all-time in LTU history. Holcomb scored a career high 23 goals her freshman season and has scored more than 15 goals each of her four years. Currently, she has 16 goals through 13 games in 2017.

"Paige is very instrumental in helping us get the ball back before it enters into our defensive end. She is the spark we rely on in our re-defend." - Coach Meltzer

KADIJAH KALO | MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY

Kadijah is part of the first class at LTU and is the most decorated student-athlete in women’s lacrosse history. She ranks first all-time in points with 305, assists with 87, groundballs with 299, groundballs per game at 4.4, draw controls with 280, draw controls per game at 4.12, caused turnovers with 111, caused turnovers per game at 1.63, games played at 68, games started at 66, and tied for first in man-down goals with three. Kalo had a career high 63 goals in 2016 season and is sitting just nine goals away from surpassing her single-season career high. She has a career high 30 assists in 2017 which is also a single-season record and leads the team in nearly every statistical category this season. She ranks first all-time in points per game in a season at 6.54 in 2017 and assists per game at 2.31. Kalo holds the record for most draw controls in a single-season at 86 in 2015 and is second on the single-season list with 79. She holds four of the top five spots in single-season draw controls. Kalo holds four of the top five spots for most caused turnovers in a season with a record 35 in 2015.

"Kadijah is one of those players that can literally take over a game. Her work ethic on both ends of the field makes her one of the best players in the nation." - Coach Meltzer

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Alexander Johnson and Paul Klonowski

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