16 Katie Gitlin
16 - Katie Gitlin
Height: 5-5
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Owings, Md.
High School: Northern
Position: M/B

2009: One of five Retrievers to start all 17 games… Recorded a goal and an assist for three points on the season, tied for fourth-most on the team… Scored her first career goal in UMBC’s 1-1 tie against George Washington… Tallied the assist on UMBC’s second goal against New Hampshire, which tied the game… Took five shots on the season, including two on goal… Named the team’s Unsung Hero at UMBC’s varsity awards banquet.


Background: Four-year starter at Northern High School… Earned All-County First Team nods in 2007 and 2008 and Honorable Mention in 2006… Also tabbed to the All-Conference Second Team as a senior… Team co-captain in 2008… Four-year SMAC All-Academic First Team member… Led the Patriots to back-to-back regional championships and state semifinals appearances… Also led her club team, the Freestate Phoenix, to the 2008 State Cup title and the Region I semifinals… Scored a goal and added an assist in the State Cup semifinals victory… Was a club teammate of current Retriever Rachel McKee... Also lettered in swimming at Northern, where she holds the 400-yard freestyle record and was a three-time state championship qualifier and four-time All-County honoree… An honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society… President of the Student Government… Received the Outstanding Community Service Award in 2008… Daughter of Tom and Pat Gitlin… Born Oct. 24, 1991… A biology major who hopes to pursue a career as an orthopedic surgeon or a physician’s assistant.