COLLEGIATE ACCOLADES: NFHCA All-Academic Squad (‘09); America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll (‘08); America East Academic Honor Roll (‘09); America East All-Academic Team (‘09).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Started all 19 games and played every second in goal (1359 minutes, 22 seconds); compiled a 12-7 record with a 2.32 GAA, .679 save percentage and four shutouts; led the America East conference in shutouts; made her first career start in the season opener, a 5-2 loss to third-ranked Syracuse; recorded her first career victory with a two-save effort at Brown (Sept. 4); in five America East league games, went 3-2 with a 2.00 GAA and .706 save percentage; made a career-high 10 saves at 20th-ranked Providence (9/6; 4-3 loss); finished with nine saves at 12th-ranked Duke (9/27); had a 1.71 GAA and .767 save percentage in the four-game winning streak at the end of the regular season; in the last eight regular-season games, went 7-1 with a 1.43 GAA and .786 save percentage.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Played in five games with one start (at Holy Cross; 9/17); did not factor into a decision (0-0 record); did not play in any America East league games; tallied 11 saves in her limited time in net – a total of 113:51 – for a .550 save percentage; made her collegiate debut Aug. 31 against Radford; played the final 27:12 of that game and made one save to record a combined shutout.
HIGH SCHOOL: Katherine is a ‘08 graduate of Westborough High School, where she lettered in field hockey, swimming and lacrosse; competed at the Futures National program from 2003-07 as well as the USFH Under-16 National Tournament in ‘05 and ‘06; named a Midwach B All-Star and to the Worcester Telegram Super Team in ‘06 and ‘07; Division I MVP; as a senior captain, surrendered just six goals in 20 games for a 0.30 GAA to lead WHS to the Midwach B championship; also played on the Cape Ann Coalition club team.
PERSONAL: Born 1/3/90 in San Antonio, Texas; daughter of Richard and Kris Nagengast; major is kinesiology: exercise science.