|High School:||Catoctin High School|
Kate is a naturally gifted athlete with an innate competitive edge. She has a penchant for attacking the rim, and is one of CUA's top defensive leaders.
2008-09: Recorded a career high 24 points against Wesley College on 12/3 and 15 points at Goucher on 12/6 • Notched 8 rebounds on four occasions • Added six steals in games against Juniata on 1/25 and Drew on 1/9 • 2007-08: Tallied 20 points against Goucher on 2/23 and 11 points on 1/12 vs. USMMA • Added 10 rebounds on two occasions (1/18 vs. Moravian and 1/26 vs. Susquehanna) • Tallied eight steals vs. Moravian on 1/18 • Chipped in six assists vs. Frostburg on 1/23. 2006-07: Notched her first career double-double against Averett, led all scorers with 22 points and added 15 rebounds • Was second on the team in scoring with nine points against Scranton, also had a team-high eight rebounds • Scored eight points and had five rebounds in win over St. Mary's • Had her second career double-double at Hood scoring ten points and grabbing as many boards, also added four assists and one steal • Notched five rebounds at Salisbury • Had eight points and seven rebounds in her start against Gallaudet •Pulled down her 100th career rebound at St. Mary's in a nine rebound two point performance • Scored nine points with two rebounds at Goucher • Had 11 points and five rebounds versus Marymount •Scored nine points with a team-high ten rebounds versus Randolph Macon • Scored twelve points at York •Had six points and as many rebounds against Salisbury • Scored nine points and had four rebounds at Gallaudet • Had six points and four rebounds versus Mary Washington.
High School: Three-sport athlete at Catocin (Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse) • Played basketball under Amy Murray • Team won the Maryland State Championship her senior year and made the semi-finals her junior season • Named first team All-MVAL conference and first team All-Area by the Frederick Post her senior year • Was team captain and MVP in 2005-06 • First team all-conference and second team all-area her junior season • Named Catoctin's High School Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2006
Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Lynn • Mother played basketball, field hockey and tennis at Mount Saint Mary's • Father played basketball at Loyola College • Has two siblings James (19) and Mary (16) • Grandfather is legendary coach Jim Phelan who coached basketball at Mount Saint Mary's for 49 years, known for his famous bow tie on the sidelines Phelan is fourth all-time in coaching wins with 830 and ranks first among all college coaches past or present with 1,321 games coached. There is a national award given every year in his honor to the men's basketball college coach of the year • Also plays lacrosse at CUA, earning All-American, All-Region, and All-Conference honors.