8 - Katie Boyle Position: Defender
Class: Senior
Height: 5' 6"
High School: Cherry Hill East
Hometown: Cherry Hill, N.J.
photo 2005: Started all 15 games ... Tied for the team lead in caused turnovers (17) ... Second in ground balls (34) and third in draw controls (30) ... Recorded two ground balls and one draw control in the win over George Mason ... Tallied four ground balls and three caused turnovers against St. Bonaventure ... Had four ground balls and two draw controls against Ohio ... Also recorded two caused turnovers in the game ... Had two ground balls and two draw controls at Ohio State ... Won three draw controls against James Madison ... Tallied four draw controls at La Salle ... Scored the first two goals of her career in the win over Howard ... Also had three ground balls and three draw controls ... Recorded two goals, three ground balls and two draw controls in the win over Bucknell ... Had three ground balls and a caused turnover against Maryland ... Scored a goal and won three draw controls against Davidson ... Netted a goal, forced a turnover and had three draw controls against North Carolina ... Had three ground balls and caused a turnover against Virginia ... Netted a goal and had an assist in the win over Lafayette ... Also contributed four ground balls and four draw controls ... Had a draw control and a caused turnover against Duke ... Caused a turnover in the ACC Tournament against North Carolina.

2004: Started on defense in all 16 games ... Led the team in ground balls (42) and caused turnovers (22) ... In school single-season records, ranks sixth in caused turnovers and seventh in ground balls ... Was tied for fourth in the BIG EAST for ground balls in overall games ... In conference games only, was 11th in ground balls with 14 ... One of only three players to grab six ground balls in a game in 2004 .... Had six ground balls in the Hokies upset over No. 18 George Mason ... Season-high four caused turnovers at Bucknell ... Recorded her first collegiate assist against Longwood ... Had four ground balls and two draw controls in win over Ohio University ... At Lafayette, tallied two ground balls and three caused turnovers ... Grabbed a season-best three draw controls against Virginia.

2003: Appeared in three games for the Hokies ... Recorded a caused turnover against Rutgers.

High School: Lettered three years for Coach Kimberley Gatelein at Cherry Hill High School East ... Team captain as a senior ... Ended high school career with 168 goals ... Team MVP in junior and senior years ... Second-leading scorer in the state of New Jersey as a senior with 91 goals ... Received first-team All-Olympic Conference honors as a senior ... A second-team All-South Jersey selection in 2002 ... Garnered honorable mention all-state honors as a senior ... Participated in the South Jersey All-Star Game and North/South All-Star Game ... A four-year letterwinner in soccer ... Earned second-team All-Olympic Conference honors ... Received the Olympic Conference Sportsmanship Award ... Earned three letters in basketball ... Received honorable mention All-Olympic Conference honors ... Named the Cherry Hill East Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... Cherry Hill Female Athlete of the Year in 2001 and 2002 ... Four-year honor roll student ... Class vice-president junior and senior years.

Personal: Katie Lauren Boyle was born June 29, 1984 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Daughter of Tom and Nancy Boyle ... Has an older brother, Kevin, and a twin brother, Jim ... Majoring in biology.

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points Pct. CT TO GB DC
2003 3-0 0 0 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0
2004 16-16 4 0 1 1 .000 22 19 42 15
2005 15-15 24 7 1 8 .292 17 15 34 30
2006 17-17 37 22 5 27 .595 27 18 37 21
Totals 51-48 65 29 7 36 .446 67 53 113 66