25 Kate Martini
25 Kate Martini
Height: 5-6
Year: Fr.
Hometown: King City, Ont.
High School: Country Day School
Position: D
Major: Undeclared
Previous Team: Toronto Aeros
S/C: R
Residential College: Morse

2012-13 (Freshman): Led team in points, second on team in assists and tied for second in goals (6-10-16) ... Scored game-winner in overtime vs. UConn in first round of Nutmeg Classic Nov. 23 ... Named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week Feb. 19 after scoring three goals in three games ... Appeared in all 29 games.

Before Yale: Assistant captain of Toronto Aeros 2012 … 2011 PWHL Champions, 2011 Provincial Silver Medalists, 2012 PWHL Silver Medalists, 2012 Provincial Silver Medalists with Aeros … Won high school’s athlete of the year award in 2008-09 and 2009-10 … Also played rugby (captain junior and senior years), soccer and volleyball, and was on track and field team … Selected to the Ontario U17 rugby team and won a bronze medal at the 2011 Canadian National U18 Rugby Championships … Finished career as all-time leading scorer for her high school rugby team with 224 points … Rugby MVP in sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Finished 11th in shot put at 2010 Provincial Track Championships.

Notes: Brother Robert was captain of the hockey team at Niagara and graduated in May 2012 with a B.S. in Economics … Father, Paul, won World Pairs Figure Skating Championships in 1984 and competed in two Winter Olympics.

Why Yale? “After my first visit to Yale, it became my benchmark. I was comparing every other school to Yale and nowhere else even came close to surpassing it.”