34 - Katie Bolling
Katie Bolling
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ann Arbor, Mich.
High School: Ann Arbor Pioneer
Position: GK
Major: History of Science, History of Medicine

2010 (Senior): Elected 2010 team captain by her teammates … 40th captain in Yale history … Third goalkeeper captain in Yale history … Second Yale field hockey captain from Michigan ... NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree for the fourth time … Appeared in all 17 games ... .692 save percentage ... 2.10 goals-against average.

2009 (Junior): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree … 7-2 won-lost record … 19th in NCAA and third in Ivy League with 1.51 goals-against average … .641 save percentage … Played in 15 games … Made season-high 11 saves at Princeton Sept. 26 … Earned Major Y.

2008 (Sophomore): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree … Second team All-Ivy League … Third in NCAA and second in Ivy League with .809 save percentage … Tied for fourth in Ivy League with 89 saves … Tied for fourth in Ivy League with 1.89 goals-against average … Made season-high 15 saves vs. North Carolina … Earned Major Y.

2007 (Freshman): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree … Earned Minor Y … Earned Yale’s Senior Award, awarded by the senior class to a freshman team member who reflects positive contribution to the team's philosophy and whose individual character encourages the future direction and excellence of Yale field hockey.

High School: Captained field hockey team as a senior ... Team won state titles in 2005 and 2006 ... Michigan High School Field Hockey Association Academic All-Star ... Academic All-State ... National Merit Finalist ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Also played three years of lacrosse.

Notes: Brother, Michael, was punter for the Cornell football team … Participated in 2008 American Cancer Society Relay for Life … Spent summer of 2009 in Swaziland as part of Yale Summer Session, taking a class that dealt with public health and HIV/AIDS through theater … Worked with Clowns Without Borders, a humanitarian organization that teaches orphaned and vulnerable children -- including those that have lost parents to AIDS -- about public health … Part of her duties with Clowns Without Borders involved dressing up as a clown to visit public schools in Swaziland for educational shows … Member of Saybrook College.

Why Yale? I loved the campus and the team.