24 - Kate Ahearn
Kate Ahearn
Height: 5-9
Hometown: Danbury, Conn.
High School: Danbury
Position: D

As a senior in 2007: Saw action in 17 games for the Bobcats, starting in 16 of them...Had 11 shots...Voted Most Valuable Player on the season.

 

As a junior in 2006: Started 14 games on the defensive side... earned NEC Player of the Week on Oct. 2 after scoring a game winning goal against Robert Morris...Kate finished with five points for the season.

 

As a sophomore in 2005: Made two starts in an injury-shortened season...scored the team's first goal of the season in the Bobcats' win over St. Peters on Aug. 27.

 

As a freshman in 2004: Started 17 games as a defender...Was third on the team in points with eight...Scored four goals, including a game-tying goal 10/29 at LIU to push the Bobcats' unbeaten streak to five games.

 

Before Quinnipiac: Played four years for Danbury High School in Danbury, CT...Also played for the CT Yankee United Pride...Was the captain at Danbury her senior year...Was a two-time All-State selection in her junior and senior year...Was voted All-New England in her senior year...Was two-time All-Area selection in her junior and senior year.

 

Personal: Kate Ahearn was born in Danbury, CT to Jane and Rory Ahearn...Has two siblings: Mike, 25, and Willie, 18. Both brothers have participated in collegiate sports. Mike ran for Iona College and Willie runs at the University of Texas...Ahearn received high honors all throughout high school.