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  Katie Claxton

Katie Claxton

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Cox

Height:
5-8

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/18/1984

2004 (Sophomore): Started 16 games of her 20 appearances...Recorded four goals and an assist for nine points...Recorded two goals at #14 Delaware (10/10), including her first career game-winner...Was named the CAA Player of the Week for her efforts in the victory over the Fightin' Blue Hens...Also notched goals against Syracuse (9/12) and CAA rivals Towson (10/8) and James Madison (10/22)...Recorded an assist against #19 Penn State (8/28) in the 2004 season opener...Shot on opponent net 15 times...

2003 (Freshman): Made 22 appearances in her first season including 12 starts...Old Dominion's fourth returning scorer entering her sophomore season...Recorded six goals, one assists, and 13 points in her first season with the Lady Monarchs...Tallied two goals in a 5-0 win at CAA rival James Madison (9/27)...Recorded first career goal in a 4-2 victory over #10 Connecticut (9/14)...Made first career assist at conference opponent Drexel (10/5) in a 2-1 victory ...Also registered goals against #5 Duke, #12 Virginia, and CAA opponent Towson...

Prior to Old Dominion: A four-year letterwinner at nearby Cox High School in Virginia Beach...Named the Virginia Beach Sports Club Female Athlete of the Year...Co-Captain of the team...Felthousen Award winner...Also played basketball all four years of high school...Earned the Gatorade "Will To Win" Award...Member of the Honor Roll...

Personal: Born December 18, 1984...Daughter of Charles and Sandra Claxton...Has one sister, Amanda (27)...Major is undecided.

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