14 Kathryn Nelson
14 - Kathryn Nelson
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr
Hometown: Shrewsbury, Mass.
High School: Shrewsbury
Position: F
Major: Psychology

 Third player in program history to surpass 100 career points.

2011: Selected to NFHCA Division II North/South Senior All-Star Game. All-Northeast-10 Conference first team. Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference. Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad. Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award. NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Athletic Director's Honor Roll fall semester. Started all 20 games. Led the SKyhawks with 12 goals and seven assists for 31 points. Registered two gamewinning goals. Finished with a team-high seven goals and an assist for 15 points in ten NE-10 matches. Scored all three goals in a shutout victory over American International (9/6). Dished two assists in overtime win at Saint Anselm (9/8). Netted the gamewinning goal in overtime at Saint Michael's (9/24). Posted a goal and two assists for four points in win over Lindenwood (9/25). Scored her third career hat trick in win over Assumption (10/8). Had a goal and assist for three points in overtime win at Southern Connecticut State (10/12). Scored a goal in key late season win over Saint Michael's (10/22) to surpass 100 career points. Dished two assists in NE-10 Tournament first round win at Franklin Pierce (10/26).

2010: Capital One Academic All-District I At Large Third Team. NFHCA All-America second team. womensfieldhockey.com All-America second team. All-Northeast-10 Conference second team. Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad. NE-10 Commissioner's and Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters. Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award. Earned All-Tournament team honors at the NE-10 Championships. Started all 23 games. Led Skyhawks with 41 points and 19 goals, adding three assists. Led the NE-10 with nine game-winning goals, three of which won overtime games. Posted a team-best 18 points and eight goals with two assists in ten Northeast-10 Conference matches, posting four gamewinners. Scored two goals in win over Assumption (9/8). Scored both Stonehill goals in win over Bentley (9/14). Netted both Skyhawk goals in win at Franklin Pierce (9/18). Posted her first career hat trick, including the gamewinning goal, in win over Saint Anselm (9/25). Registered two goals and an assist in win over Southern Connecticut State (9/28). Scored a pair of goals, including the gamewinniner in overtime at Bentley (10/5). Netted both Stonehill goals, including the gamewinner in overtime, at Saint Anselm (10/23). Scored both goals in a win at Merrimack (11/2). Scored the winning goal in overtime of NE-10 semifinal against American International (11/19). Named NE-10 Player of the Week once (9/20). Named womensfieldhockey.com Division II Player of the Week honors once (9/21).

2009: NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad. NE-10 Commissioner's and Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters. Started all 22 games. Third on the team with 11 goals, and added three assists for 25 total points on the year. Scored twice in a win over Bentley (9/2). Had a goal and an assist against Assumption (9/8). Scored in a 1-0 win over C.W. Post (10/17). Scored in the NE-10 semifinal victory over Merrimack (10/31).

2008: NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad. NE-10 All-Rookie Team. NE-10 Commissioner's and Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters. 
Appeared in 17 games. Totaled six points on three goals (just six shots on goal). Scored her first career goal in a 6-1 win at American International (9/16). Netted a goal in a 6-1 win over Merrimack (9/18). Scored a goal in a home win over Saint Michael's (10/04). Named NE-10 Rookie of the Week once (9/22).

High School: 2008 graduate of Shrewsbury High School. Four-year letterwinner for coach Lauren Chenevert, serving as captain as a junior and senior. Team advanced to State Championship game her senior year. 2007 Central Mass. Player of the Year. Three-time Worcester Telegram & Gazette Super Team selection. Mid-Wach A League MVP as a junior and senior. Set a school record with 109 career points. Also lettered in basketball.

Personal: Born October 18, 1989, Worcester, Mass. Daughter of Ann and Robert Nelson of Shrewsbury, Mass. Has two older brothers, Brian (25), who played basketball at Williams, and Steve (29), who played basketball at Hamilton. Majoring in psychology. Supports the Boston Celtics. Lists Kevin Garnett as a favorite athlete.

Year GP-S G A Pts Sh


2008 17-0 3 0 6 10 0 0
2009 22-22 11 3 25 54 1 0
2010 23-23 19 3 41 109 9 0
2011 20-20 12 7 31 101 2 0
Totals 82-65 45 13 103 274 12 0