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Women’s recruit: Farmingdale senior defender Gaghan signs with Quinnipiac

Sunday, 11th December 2011

Categories Girl's/Women's, High school, Recruiting  

By Craig Forsythe, Posted 12/11/11

Farmingdale senior defender Kate Gaghan has signed a National letter of Intent to play Division I lacrosse at Quinnipiac University.

Kate Gaghan log:

Kate Gaghan

High School:  Farmingdale High School

Graduation Year:  2012

Position:  Defender

College Choice:  Quinnipiac University

Club Affiliation:  Long Island Wave

Major lacrosse honors:  NYS Class A Champions 2009-2010, Scholar Athlete Award 2009-2010-2011, Club National Championship All-Tournament Nomination 2011, All-County Honorable Mention 2011, 2011 Women’s Division National Tournament team.

Academic honors: Member of National Honors Society, American Sign Language Honor Society, Varsity Leaders Club, History Club/Philosophy Club, Ethics Bowl Team. Principal Honor Roll for 2009-2011 and Nassau County Soccer Scholar Athlete 2011. Volunteer work with the Farmingdale Lacrosse Club Clinics grades K-8, coaching for the fall, winter, spring and summer clinics.

“Part of the FAAN association, Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, I am a teen advocate for those with Celiac Disease like myself.  I am also currently collecting donations for the BRIDGE program to promote lacrosse in underprivileged communities.”

What will you major in/study? History/Political Science

Why did you choose school?  “Quinnipiac was a great choice for me academically and athletically.  Quinnipiac offered the best opportunities for me as a student-athlete to succeed in and out of the classroom.  Coach Caro is amazing and I cannot wait to become a member of her team next year.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next year?“We are looking to win another country championship and get back upstate to win a state championship.”

Other comments: “I would like to thank my high school coaches, Coach Campbell and Coach Weiner.  Thank you to Coach Caro for making my dream come true in playing Division 1 lacrosse.  I would also like to thank my parents, teammates, and members of the Farmingdale community who have taught me what it means to be a Lady Daler.”



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