18 Kate Staley
18 Kate Staley
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Needham, MA
High School: Needham
Position: M
One of the Bears' strongest and fastest midfielders, Staley was named Second Team All-Ivy last year after earning Second Team IWLCA All Regional honors and Honorable Mention All-Ivy recognition in 2004 ... She will look to lead Brown this season both on and off the field ... 2005: Finished 2nd on the team in scoring with 34 points, starting all 15 games ... Tied for the team lead in goals with 27 ... Finished 2nd on the team with 35 ground balls ... Led the team with 31 draw controls and was tied for 4th on the team with 10 caused turnovers ... Notched one game-winning goal and scored on six of nine free position attempts ... Had nine multiple-goal games, including four goals against both Columbia and Harvard ... Also named to 2005 IWLCA National Academic Honor Roll ... 2004: Led the Bears in scoring with 44 points and in goals with 33 ... Played in all 15 games, earning 14 starts ... Notched 32 draw controls, 2nd on the team, and 27 ground balls, 5th on the team ... Also led the Bears with 13 caused turnovers ... Posted two game-winning goals, while scoring on five of 14 free position attempts ... Scored multiple goals in 10 of Brown's 15 games, including seven games with more than two goals ... Scored a seasonhigh five goals against Columbia ... Named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for her role in leading the Bears past Columbia ... 2003: Saw action in 14 games for the Bears, starting in 12 ... 5th-leading scorer with 13 goals and six assists for 19 points ... 4th on the team with 15 draw controls and 7th on the team with 18 ground balls ... Notched goals in four straight games ... Had three multiple goal games, scoring three goals in two games ... Before Brown: A four-sport athlete at Needham High School, Stalry earned four letters in lacrosse and soccer, and one letter in basketball and track ... Led her lacrosse team to win State Championship in 1999, 2000, and 2002 ... Named lacrosse All-American in 2002 ... Selected as 1st Team Bay State League All-Star as a senior ... Earned All-Scholastic honors from Boston Globe and Boston Herald in 2002 ... MVP of girls national All-Star lacrosse game ... Scored 75 points as a senior at Needham ... Captained the soccer team as a senior ... Member of the Lower New England team and New England Future ... Honor student ... Junior Class Leadership award in 2001 ... Enjoys running and art ... Personal: The daughter of Robert and Monica Staley, Kate has two brothers, Tom and Peter, and one sister, Becky ... Father, Robert, is a Brown University graduate ... Concentrating in History.