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Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
City/State: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Charlotte Catholic H.S.


2013: Led the team in goals (38), free position goals (11), points (45) and shots on goal (66) while ranking second in assists (seven)… Named the Big South Conference Player of the Week for March 25… Ranked eighth in the Big South Conference in goals per game (2.24), fourth in game winning goals (two), seventh in shots per game (4.76) and second in free position goals per game (0.65)… Set a program record with eight goals in a 22-5 win over Kennesaw State (3/22), tied for the most goals in a single game in the Big South Conference in 2013… Played in all 17 games, starting 16… Scored four goals in games against Stetson (3/5) and Fresno State (3/17), notching three free-position goals against the Bulldogs… Controlled four draws against Jacksonville (2/23) and Kennesaw State (3/22)… Failed to score in only two games, riding a 12-game scoring streak to end the season…  Notched back-to-back hat tricks against Winthrop (4/1) and Liberty (4/5) and also scored three against Campbell (4/2)… Dished out two assists against Saint Joseph’s (5/3) and Coastal Carolina (3/29).

2012: Played in 19 games, starting 18... Set new program highs in goals (48) and points (54) in a season for the greatest offensive season in PC history...  Set a new program single-game record with seven goals in games against Davidson (3/24) and Liberty (4/15), tallying nine points against Liberty with two assists... Led the team in draw controls (44)... Had seven hat tricks on the season... Tallied five points with four goals and an assist against Cincinnati (2/26)... Scored five goals against Regis and Howard... Controlled eight draws against Bucknell (3/5) and six draws against Wagner (3/18) and Liberty (4/15)... Collected two ground balls in games against Regis (3/2) and Liberty (4/15)... Tied for the team lead with 10 free position goals, going 10-for-20 on the season... Caused a turnover against Regis, Bucknell, Bryant and Howard...  Posted 14 shots against Liberty (4/15), including 12 on goal.

2011: A National Lacrosse Conference All-Tournament selection... Played in 18 games... Led the team in draw controls (52)... Ranked third in goals (23) and fourth in points (27)... Made her collegiate debut against Vanderbilt (2/12)... Netted a season-high four goals in a 13-12 win over Liberty (4/3), part of a season-high five points... Controlled nine draws against Howard (2/26), a 2011 team-high... Tallied her first career goal against Virginia Tech (2/19)...  Scored her first hat trick against CCSU (2/27)... Caused five turnovers on the year.

Catherine Ellis was born January 3, 1992 in Charlotte, N.C. ... Daughter of Michael and Judy Ellis ... Has three siblings, Timothy, Jennifer and Bobby ... Majoring in biology.

High School: Played for Dee Bier at Charlotte Catholic H.S. ... Earned honorable mention All-American honors as a senior ... Two-time Southwest Conference first-team selection ... Two-time NCHSWLA first-team all-state honoree ... Two-time Lower Atlantic National Tournament team member ... 2010 Conference Player of the Year ... Tallied 85 goals her senior campaign ... Led her team to a state title ... 2009 Charlotte LAX Boosters' Player of the Year ... 2009 Queen City LAX Starz all-star selection ... US Lacrosse Academic All-American.

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