Collegiate accolades: NFHCA National All-Academic Squad (‘09 and ‘10); America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll (‘08 and ‘10); America East Academic Honor Roll (‘09); America East All-Academic Team (‘09); All-Wildcat Invitational Team (‘10).
As a junior in 2010: Started all 21 games and played 1462:39 of a possible 1482:09 in goal (98.7%); compiled a 14-7 record with a 1.96 GAA, .703 save percentage and two shutouts; held the opposition to less than two goals 11 times; in five America East conference games, went 5-0 with a 1.20 GAA, .786 save percentage and one shutout; in league-only games, ranked second in GAA and third in save percentage; career-high 12 saves vs. Dartmouth (Oct. 6); 11 saves in the regular-season win at Maine (Oct. 1); was 8-2 with a 1.41 GAA and .767 save percentage in 10 regular-season home games; stopped 10 of 15 shots in the America East tournament; the 14 wins marked the highest total by a UNH goalie since the 2000 season.
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 season-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.