2 Catherine Lindroth
2 Catherine Lindroth
Birth Date: 07/29/1986
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Farmington, CT
High School: Miss Porter's School
Position: F
Lindroth made an immediate impact as a freshman, appearing in all 17 games and earning 12 starts. She scored two goals, including one in the season-ending 3-2 win over Brown, and added two assists. Lindroth even saw 5:11 of action as a kicking back. Prior to Yale, she was a three-time team MVP at Miss Porter's School. She also made the New England All-Star team and was named all-league three times. She has participated in the U-16 National Futures Tournament, the U-19 National Futures Tournament, and the National Hockey Festival in addition to captaining the Futures Elite team. She earned a bronze medal at the Junior Olympics in 2002. A member of the softball and swimming teams, she won the Dorothy Morell Coleman Award as her school's best athlete. Coach Stuper: "Just waiting for all the pieces to come together, Cat will be a major threat this year on attack. Cat has some of the quickest hands and feet I have ever seen, and that, along with her power and explosiveness, make her a very dangerous striker." Mentor: My sister... my best friend...
Sports Hero: I'm not really sure ­ I guess in the words of Steve McQueen .... "I don't believe in that phony hero stuff"
Favorite Field Hockey Moment: Yale Tourney '05, American game '04 -- it was the first time I realized I could play college hockey
Favorite Quote: "Want to stay; not to go ­ I want to ditch the logical.." Eve 6... "Why do we fall....?" Batman Begins... "So is it true only good girls go to heaven? They only sell you what you buy" Gary Jules.... "Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something." -- Pancho Villa's last words
Favorite Book: Ishmael ­ black boy ­ Brothers Karamozov
Favorite Movie: Thomas Crown Affair, Batman Begins, Requiem for a Dream
Favorite Song: Dashboard Confessionals -- "Hands Down"
Why Yale? The only place where brilliant people learn it's not the end of the world to admit they don't know everything -- and don't need to. It's a good place to be.
Career Aspiration: Corporate law for a bio tech company, start an NGO, advertising, ­ who knows....
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