Fifteen juniors and seniors lead way for veteran Vanderbilt squad
In five days, Commodores open season at Kennesaw State
Linthicum held scoreless for first time this season
Freshmen score 14 goals for VU
November 18, 2013
Vanderbilt defeated Boston U. 16-9 on Feb. 20, 2015 in the first lacrosse game in the Multipurpose Facility.
2013 (Sophomore): Played nearly 40 minutes over two games and made three saves while allowing just three goals... Made season debut against Presbyterian, playing 30 minutes and make one save in a 22-3 victory... Logged just under 10 minutes in a loss to Ohio State, making two saves and allowing three goals... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2012 (Freshman): Played the final 12-plus minutes of VU's 19-5 win over Presbyterian... Made four saves while allowing only one goal.
HIGH SCHOOL:Three-year varsity starter at Wilton High School... First-team All-America selection following her senior season... Connecticut State Player of the Year... Helped the Warriors win FCIAC titles in 2010 and 2011... Co-MVP of the 2011 championship game... All-Conference and All-State performer also named Academic All-State... Received Outstanding Senior Award from Wilton Lacrosse Association... First-team MSG Varsity All-Metro Team in 2011, covering players from Conn., N.J. and N.Y.... All-Area selection as a junior... Honor roll student also played soccer at Wilton... Played club lacrosse for coach Maureen O'Shea's Connecticut Lacrosse Futures.
PERSONAL:Madeline Elizabeth Kratz... Born May 21, 1993 in Summit, N.J.... Daughter of Lisa Galiano-Kratz and Geoffrey Kratz... Has one younger brother, Trevor (15)... Father played lacrosse... Went to Tanzania, Africa on service trip with Soles4Souls with 21 Vanderbilt student-athletes to deliver shoes to those in need in July 2013... Member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority... Major in medicine, health and society.
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