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Kirsten Wilhelmsen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wallingford, Pa.

High School:
Strath Haven

Height:
5-8

Position:
Attack/Midfield

Major:
Psychology

Kirsten  Wilhelmsen

02/25/2017

Temple Runs Away from Women’s Lax, 18-12

Leopards were within two with 10 minutes to play, but couldn’t complete the full 60 minutes

02/21/2017

Rutgers Slips Away from Leopards with Late Run

Leopards hung tough with an opponent that beat them handily a year ago

02/21/2017

Women's Lax Welcomes Rutgers on Tuesday

Leopards look for revenge after 19-7 loss to Scarlet Knights a year ago

02/20/2017

Wilhelmsen Earns PL Attacker of the Week Honors

Senior netted eight goals in the 17-14 win over Binghamton

02/16/2017

Wilhelmsen Nets Eight in Win at Binghamton

Senior tallies the most goals in one game by a Lafayette player in over 15 years

02/22/2017

Lafayette vs. Rutgers

Photos by Rick Smith

04/23/2016

Lafayette vs. Loyola

Photos by Rick Smith

03/26/2016

Lafayette vs. Colgate

Photos by Rick Smith

02/17/2016

Lafayette vs. Manhattan

Women's lacrosse

02/22/2015

Lafayette vs. UC Davis

Photos by Rick Smith

2016 Preseason All-Patriot League
2016 All-Patriot League First Team
2016 Academic All-Patriot League
Patriot League Attacker of the Week (2/22/16)
2015 All-Patriot League Second Team
2015 Academic All-Patriot League
2014 All-Patriot League Second Team

2016:
A Preseason All-Patriot League selection, she lived up to the hype in jer junior season, becoming just the fifth player since 1980 to score more than 50 goals in a single season with 53...recorded her 100th career goal in a 13-8 win over Iona (3/1)...earned selections to the All-Patriot League First Team and the Academic All-Patriot League Team...named the Patriot League Attacker of the Week on Feb. 22, following eight goals and three assists for 11 points in her first two games of the year...recorded at least one goal in all 17 games for the Maroon and White, including two or more in all but two games...added 10 assists for 63 points on the year overall...led the team in draw controls with 45 to go along with 20 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers...led the Patriot League in scoring with 3.12 goals per game, good enough for 13th nationally...had a stretch of 12 straight games from Feb. 23 to April 15 with three or more goals in every game.

2015:
Started all 17 games at attack and in the midfield for the Maroon and White as a sophomore...named to the All-Patriot League Second Team...was an Academic All-Patriot League selection...led the team in scoring with 47 goals and five assists for 52 points on the year...ranked third in the Patriot League and 32nd nationally in goals per game (2.76)...also ranked sixth in the conference in points per game (3.06)...led the team in draw controls with 45 to go along with 23 ground balls, good enough for third on the squad...also caused 14 turnovers...posted at least a point in all 17 games, inlcuding just three games without multiple points...recorded seven games with three goals or more...scored 12 goals over a three-game stretch with four against UC Davis (2/22), five versus Wagner (2/25) and three with an assist at Temple (2/28)...has a another four-game stretch later in the year with 16 scores, including three at Villanova (3/25), six at Boston U. (3/28), two against Holy Cross (3/22) and five in the win over Saint Mary's (4/1)...posted her best performance of the year in the win over Bucknell (4/8), tallying six goals and an assist in the 14-11 victory...picked up a season-high six draw controls in the loss to Loyola (3/14)...caused a season-high four turnovers against Villanova (3.25).

2014:
Started all 17 games in her freshman season...named to the All-Patriot League Second Team...was second on the team with 36 goals...picked up 21 ground balls, 17 draw controls and 15 caused turnovers...scored her first collegiate points with two goals and an assist at Marist (2/17)...netted a season-high six goals against American (4/5)...tallied five goals and an assist against Iona (4/19).

At Strath Haven
: Four-year varsity letter winner in lacrosse and soccer...served as captain during her senior year in both sports...named Team MVP for both sports...First Team All-Delco and All-Central League for both sports... 2013 All-American and Academic All-American winner in lacrosse...All-Philadelphia Team in lacrosse...was named Top Female Scholar Athlete...National Honor Society member.

Personal: Daughter of Tom and Tina Wilhelmsen...has two brothers, Steven and Dan...born on Feb. 25, 1995.