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15 Kelsey Gahan
Kelsey  Gahan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cockeysville, Md.

High School:
Notre Dame Prep

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defense

07/15/2015

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

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

06/22/2015

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

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

05/11/2015

Five Cavaliers Earn IWLCA All-South Region Honors

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

04/01/2015

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

Cavaliers win their sixth-straight game

03/23/2015

Women's Lacrosse Feature: Kelsey Gahan

Originally published in the March 21 game program

05/23/2014

NCAA Tournament Semifinals vs Syracuse

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

03/22/2014

Women's Lacrosse at Duke (by Matt Riley)

Women's Lacrosse at Duke (by Matt Riley)

05/18/2013

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

AT VIRGINIA

2015
• 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

2014
• 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

2013
• 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

2012
• 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

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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)

PERSONAL
• 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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