9 - Catie Merrick
Catie Merrick
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Owings Mills, Md.
High School: Garrison Forest
Position: F/M

2011 (Junior): Played in 16 games, starting 15 ... was named second-team All-NCAC and second-team All-Great Lakes Region after leading the team in goals with 15 ... added two assists and was second on the team with 32 points ... picked up a hat trick on Oct. 14 against Oberlin ... posted two goals in an Oct. 5 victory over Wooster and an Oct. 25 victory over Kenyon.

2010 (Sophomore):  Started all 19 games during her sophomore campaign and led the Big Red in scoring for the second-consecutive season with 21 goals.  She also picked up two assists and was the team leader in points (44) ... was named first-team All-NCAC and was also named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Great Lakes Region first-team ... scored hat-tricks three times over the course of the season, including games against Roanoke (Sept. 4), Kenyon (Sept. 15) and Earlham (Sept. 17) ... finished third in the NCAC in both goals and points.

2009 (Freshman): Started eight games and played in 19 for the Big Red ... netted 18 goals and three assists ... led the team in points (39), shots (77), and goals ... had a game-high four goals and one assist for personal best nine point game at Wooster (Oct. 21)... named second-team all-region, second-team All-NCAC and garnered NCAC Newcomer of the Year honors.

Personal: Communication major and education minor ... daughter of Bobby and Tricia Merrick ... father, Bobby, played lacrosse at St. Lawrence.