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15 Kelsey Gahan
Kelsey  Gahan


Cockeysville, Md.

High School:
Notre Dame Prep




Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized


Courtney Swan Named ACC Women's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Five Cavaliers Named to the All-ACC Women's Lacrosse Academic Team


Five Cavaliers Earn IWLCA All-South Region Honors

Blue, Bocklet, Stephens and Swan named to the first team


Virginia Finishes Non-Conference Slate with a 15-13 Win over Navy

Cavaliers win their sixth-straight game


Women's Lacrosse Feature: Kelsey Gahan

Originally published in the March 21 game program


NCAA Tournament Semifinals vs Syracuse

The Virginia women's lacrosse team in the 2014 NCAA Semifinals


Women's Lacrosse at Duke (by Matt Riley)

Women's Lacrosse at Duke (by Matt Riley)


NCAA Women's Lacrosse Quarterfinals

The Virginia women's lacrosse team fell 13-9 in the 2013 NCAA Quarterfinals at UNC.

2015 Gahan Web Feature


• IWLCA All-South Region Second Team
• VaSid All-State Second Team
• Co-captain with Courtney Swan
• Appeared in 18 games with 18 starts
• Picked up 20 ground balls, caused eight turnovers and won six draw controls
• Had four ground balls in the regular-season finale against Virginia Tech
• Had at least one ground ball in each of the last 10 games of her career and caused turnovers in six of the last seven
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Appeared in 20 games with 20 starts, missing the Old Dominion game
• Won three ground balls with two caused turnovers in the season-opener against Northwestern (Feb. 09)
• Assisted on a goal in the victory over Richmond (Feb. 18)
• Had a ground ball and caused a turnover in the NCAA Quarterfinal victory over North Carolina
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Missed the first five games of the season because of injury. Returned for five games before suffering another injury
• Returned from the second injury to start the first game of the NCAA Tournament
• Picked up three ground balls in the NCAA Tournament second round game vs. Georgetown
• Had a ground ball in three of her five regular-season games, including her season-debut at North Carolina
• In her eight games, won four draw controls, picked up eight ground balls and had one caused turnover
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• IWLCA All-South Region Second Team
• Appeared in all 19 games with 16 starts
• Scored one goal with one assist with 17 ground balls, 12 draw controls, and 15 caused turnovers
• Caused three turnovers against Richmond
• Scored her lone goal of the season at Princeton, following with an assist in the next game against James Madison
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• First Team All-American ('11)
• Baltimore Sun All-Metro ('11)
• Three-year varsity starter at Notre Dame Prep
• Recipient of NDP's Outstanding Senior Athlete Award ('11)
• Team captain ('11)
• IAAM A Conference All-Star ('10, '11)
• Towson Times All-Star ('10, '11)
• ESPN Girls All-Rise ('10)

• Parents are Shaine and Arleen Gahan
• Has three brothers, Kyle, Chase and Reese
• Father, Shaine, played lacrosse at St. Mary's College of Maryland
• Brother Kyle played lacrosse (2001-02) at St. Mary's College of Maryland
• Brother Chase played lacrosse (2004-08) at Georgetown
• Her major is Studio Art

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