15 - Kristen Bilney
Kristen Bilney
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Ellicott City, Md.
High School: Mt. Hebron
Position: M

2011: Selected to the America East All-Rookie Team… Scored nine goals and added three assists for 12 points on the season… Ranked second on the team with 20 draw controls… Also collected 11 ground balls and caused 11 turnovers… Saw action in all 18 games and made 15 starts, including the first eight games and final seven contests of the season… Recorded two assists and added a draw control and a caused turnover in her collegiate debut against George Mason… Scored her first career goal against 17th-ranked Florida… Posted her only multi-goal game of the season against American, scoring twice on two shots, and also picked up her first career ground ball and caused two turnovers… Tallied two points on a goal and an assist at Vermont… Recorded a season-high four draw controls, as well as two ground balls and two caused turnovers in the regular-season finale at No. 8 Albany… Set up the game-winning goal in overtime of the America East semifinals, as she caused a turnover off the opening draw and picked up the ground ball… Scored one of UMBC’s four goals in the loss to the Great Danes in the title game.

 

BACKGROUND: Earned First-Team All-County accolades from the Baltimore Sun in 2010… Named a Player to Watch as a junior and senior… Helped lead the Vikings to the regional and county titles in 2007 and 2009 and to the 2007 state championship… Mount Hebron was also the state runner-up in 2009… Played for UMBC assistant coach Tony Giro on the M&D Black 2010 club team that won back-to-back Galaxy national championships… Also lettered in basketball and helped lead the Vikings to the 2008 state title… An honor roll student… A member of the FRIENDS Club, which helped special education students… Chose UMBC over Maryland, Towson, James Madison and Shepherd… Daughter of Jim and Karen Bilney… Has three older brothers, JR, John and Brian… Born Jan. 7, 1992… Majoring in psychology… Aspires to be a special education teacher.

 
 

 Year

 GP/GS

 G

 A

 Pts.

 SH

 Pct.

 GW

 FPG-FPS

 GB

 DC

 TO

 CT

2011

18/15

9

3

12

21

.429

0

1-5

11

20

16

11

2012

17/16

23

2

25

45

.511

2

4-8

24

51

20

9

Career

35/31

32

5

37

66

.485

2

5-13

35

71

36

 20