Duke Women's Lacrosse BIO
24 Katie Trees
Career: Played in 46 contests with 26 starts at midfield … Graduated ranked among the top 20 players in program history in career assists (29) and the top 30 players in career points (72) despite missing much of her first three seasons due to injury … Recorded 43 goals, including 12 from the eight-meter mark, 48 draw controls, 33 ground balls and 22 caused turnovers over her four seasons … Tabbed second team All-South Region and All-ACC as a senior … Guided the Blue Devils to four NCAA quarterfinals appearances, including a trip to the national semifinals her senior year … Also completed four seasons as a member of Duke’s women’s soccer program.
2015: Started all 21 contests at midfield during Duke’s run to the NCAA semifinals … Named to the IWLCA’s All-South Region second team and the All-ACC second team … Led the team in free position goals (11) while tying for first in game-winning goals (3) and ranking second in assists (22) and draw controls (40) … Registered a career-best 57 points to rank third on the team … Also picked up 22 ground balls and accounted for 15 caused turnovers … Wrapped up the spring ranked among the ACC’s top 15 players in assists, assists per game and points … Helped the Blue Devils rank second in the conference and 14th in the country in assists per game … Went 11-of-18 from the eight-meter mark (.611) … Notched four hat tricks and seven multiple assist games … Tallied a career-high five goals and seven points in a 17-3 win over No. 16 Notre Dame (3/1) … Recorded at least one point in nine consecutive contests between March 28 and May 10 … Won a career-best five draw controls at No. 3 Boston College (4/4) … Dished four assists in an NCAA second round victory over Southern California (5/10) … Totaled four goals, five assists and seven draw controls in the Blue Devils’ three NCAA Tournament contests … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... During the fall, made appearances in 11 contests for Duke's women's soccer team ... Recorded an assist against Wake Forest.
2014: Started the final five contests of the 2014 season while seeing action in 17 overall … Notched eight goals and six assists for 14 points … Also registered seven ground balls, eight draw controls and six caused turnovers for the spring … First career goal came in the season opener against Elon (2/7) … Posted her first hat trick against Davidson (3/13) … First start of her career came in a 7-6 overtime victory at No. 3 North Carolina (4/16) … Dished a career-best two assists against Stanford in the NCAA First Round (5/9) … Had a career-high three caused turnovers in the second round against Notre Dame (5/11) … Took the field in 10 contests for the Duke women’s soccer team in the fall, recording one assist … Made her third appearance on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013: Took the field in five games in 2013 … Recorded an assist against Boston University (May 5) … Also picked up a career-high three ground balls and notched her first career caused turnover in the win over the Terriers … Appeared in 15 games for the Duke women’s soccer team during the fall, helping the squad advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament … Earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Played in three games as a freshman in 2012, seeing the field against North Carolina, Boston College and High Point ... Picked up a groundball against High Point on April 11 ... Saw action in 22 games for the Duke soccer team while earning four starts ... Totaled five goals and four assists for 14 points during the fall ... Helped the soccer team advance to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Played in 15 games for the Duke soccer team which advanced to the NCAA finals ... Scored her first career goal against Radford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Totaled five shots for the season.
Prior to Duke: Totaled 212 goals and 91 assists over four years at Torrey Pines ... Ranked as the No. 1 player for the Western United States ... As a senior, notched 64 goals and 36 assists ... 2011 North Country Times Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year, San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic first team selection, all-league first team for the Palomar League, All-Section CIF first team for San Diego County and All-North County Times first team honoree ... Led her squad to its second CIF Division I title with six goals and two assists in an 18-5 victory during the championship ... Also garnered honorable mention ESPNRISE All-America recognition in 2011 ... Notched 53 goals and 22 assists in 2010 as a junior, while posting 45 goals and 20 assists as a sophomore ... KBCSports.com Player of the Game for the 2010 CIF Sectional Championship, which was the first ever CIF title for Torrey Pines girls' lacrosse ... All-Section CIF second team selection in 2010 ... As a freshman, registered 50 goals and 13 assists ... Three-time All-League CIF Second Team selection ... California Youth Lacrosse Attack Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007 ... Also lettered in soccer and was named to the ESPNRISE All-America second team in 2011 ... Ranked as the No. 97 player in soccer by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Led team with 28 goals and 15 assists her senior soccer season ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Received the 2008 Falcon Award for overall excellence by her school ... Two-time president of Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... 12-year classical pianist ... Received the 2011 Most Athletic Female Award for Torrey Pines H.S., which was voted on by the student body.