Katie Gratzianna

#14 Katie Gratzianna

Pos. D
Ht. 5-7
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Elmhurst, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) York

2012: Started all 19 games for the Crusaders on defense for a team that allowed 0.54 goals per game...logged 1,589 minutes...scored the match-winner against Green Bay on Oct. 27th ... selected as the "Top Defensive Performer of the Week" in the Horizon League for game-winning goal against Green Bay (Oct. 27).

2011: Saw action in 11 matches in a reserve role for the Crusaders ... scored first collegiate goal at Bowling Green on Sept. 18 ... also registered a shot attempt against Wright State (Oct. 23) ... played a season-high 71 minutes against Butler (Nov. 1) in the Horizon League Tournament.

2010: Appeared in four matches off of the bench as a freshman ... made collegiate debut at Vanderbilt on Sept. 17 ... played a season-high 12 minutes at Milwaukee (Oct. 8).

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Dukes ... earned West Suburban Conference (Silver) honors in 2008 ... a two-time All-Sectional Team selection ... three-time school Defender of the Year ... team captain as a senior ... led school to the 2008 and 2010 conference championship ... team was regional champion in 2009 ... team won 59 matches during high school career.

Personal:  Katie is the daughter of Bill and Marci Gratzianna ... majors are sports management and business ... born March 2, 1992.