20 - Kat Sutton
Kat Sutton
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
High School: Saratoga Springs
Position: M

2009: Played all 16 games with 12 starts....named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week twice...ranked fourth on the team with 20 goals and was fifth with 24 points, while she also had four assists...was second on the team with 25 draw controls...also picked up 14 ground balls and caused five turnovers...scored at least one goal in the last 12 games of the season...recorded her first collegiate point with an assist in the 11-7 season-opening victory over UMass (2/17)...scored her first collegiate goal and also added an assist at UMBC (3/6)...had two goals and one assist for three points at Bucknell (3/28)... named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week (4/6) as she had four goals and one assist for five points during the week, with two goals versus Yale (4/1), and two goals and one assist in the 11-10 double-overtime win over Lehigh (4/4)...earned Patriot League Rookie of the Week (4/19) honors for the second time as she scored five goals on the week, with two versus UConn (4/15) and a career-best three goals as the Crusaders earned a 16-12 season-finale victory over American (4/18).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Saratoga Springs H.S. in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., for coach Sue Hoffman...senior captain...earned U.S. Lacrosse All-America honors in 2008, as she was the leading scorer on the team with 59 goals and 39 assists for 98 points, while she also picked up 70 ground balls...received the team's MVP Award and the school's Outstanding Athlete Award in 2008...in 2007, she was the team's second leading scorer with 51 goals and 18 assists for 69 points...was a U.S. Lacrosse All-America finalist in 2007...received the team's Most Improved Player Award in 2007...earned first team Times Union and first team Saratogian All-Star accolades in 2007 and 2008...received first team Suburban Council All-Star honors in 2007 and 2008, while she earned second team Suburban Council All-Star accolades in 2005 and 2006...four-time member of the New York State Scholar Athlete Team...member of the Albany Elite club team for coach Lindsey Hart...team played in the 2007 Empire State Games...also a four-year member and senior captain of the varsity tennis team...received the team's Outstanding Athlete Award in 2008 and the Most Improved Athlete Award in 2007...member of the Saratogian All-Star Team in 2007 and 2008...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Rod and Amy Sutton...has one sister (Patricia)...her sister is a 2007 graduate of Holy Cross and was a member of the women's lacrosse team, as she holds school career records in goals with 215 and points with 291...has not yet declared a major.