29 Kathleen O'Keefe
29 Kathleen O'Keefe
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chatham, N.J.
High School: Chatham
Position: GK

2012 Statistics

O'Keefe's 2011 Statistics

Collegiate Honors:
  2011: America East All-Conference Second Team. 2010: America East All-Rookie Team.

Career Highs: 14 saves (at Maryland 03/13/10); five ground balls (twice- most recent at Boston College 04/28/10); three caused turnovers (at Florida 03/20/10).

2011 season:  Played in 12 of 17 games with 10 starts; missed the last three games of the season due to injury; had a 5-7 record with a 9.07 GAA and .394 save percentage; ranked fifth on the team in ground balls with 21; also credited with nine caused turnovers; ranked third in GAA and sixth in save percentage in America East; in five America East conference games (four starts), went 2-3 with a 9.15 GAA and .400 save percentage; in five home games, was 3-2 with a 7.75 GAA and .404 save percentage; entered the April 6 game vs. Boston University with UNH trailing 8-5 with 1:58 remaining in the first half – she played the last 40:20 of the game and made five saves, including two in overtime, to backbone UNH to a 13-12 victory in double overtime; season-high eight saves, as well as two GB and two CTO, in the 16-8 loss at 10th-ranked Albany (04/09); duplicated that save total in the 12-6 win against Stony Brook (04/16); season-high four GB at Vanderbilt (03/16); tallied at least one ground ball in 10 of 12 games with seven multiple-GB efforts.

2010 season:  Played in 12 of 17 games and was in the starting lineup 10 times; overall, went 5-6 with an 11.03 GAA and .408 save percentage to rank fifth in the league in GAA; in five America East games (all starts) was 3-2 with a 9.75 GAA and .405 save percentage; in league-only games, ranked fourth in GAA; made her first career start at second-ranked Maryland (03/13) and made a career-high 14 saves; followed that with a 13-save effort at Florida (03/20) in which she was credited with a season-high three caused turnovers; first career victory with a nine-save effort – and five ground balls – vs. Fairfield (03/28); nine saves vs. Albany (04/24); matched her personal best of five GB at Boston College (04/28).

Personal: 2009 graduate of Chatham High School, where she lettered in lacrosse and basketball; All-State Second Team in both 2008 and 2009; also named to the All-Area team in both ’08 and ’09; also an All-County selection both of those years; Morris County Tournament championship MVP in ’08, when the team won the county championship; CHS also won the 2008 Group 2 state title; captain and MVP in 2009; her father, Robert O’Keefe, played lacrosse at Boston College; a communications major.

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