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  Kelsey Twist
Kelsey Twist

Player Profile
Baltimore, MD

High School:
Roland Park




Seasons at Stanford:

As a Junior in 2004: Continued to solidify her place as one of the top players in Stanford lacrosse program history ... Has etched her named into the Cardinal career record book in several offensive categories ... Earned MPSF Academic All-Conference recognition ... Received IWLCA Academic All-American honors along with teammate Nina Pantano ... Started all 18 contests in the Cardinal midfield ... Ranked third on the team with 20 goals, and paced the team with 12 assists ... Her 32 points were the second highest total on the squad, and she ranked third with 59 shot attempts ... Scored goals in 12 of Stanford's 18 contests, with six multiple goal games ... Tallied four goals and registered a season high seven shots in 15-12 victory over California (4/2) ... Her 20 goals gives her 99 career scores, the third highest total in program history ... Has recorded the most assists in program history, pitching in on 52 goals in her three seasons ... Led the team with 21 free possession shots on goal, the third highest single season total in Cardinal history ... Paced the team with three free possession goals ... Strung together three straight two goal games in the middle of the season, scoring twice against Dartmouth (3/20), Ohio (3/23), and Hofstra (3/26) ... Led the team with 30 draw controls, increasing her program record career total to 117 ... The 30 draw controls ranks as the fourth highest single-season total in program history ... Recorded six draw controls in a single game for the third time in her career against California (4/2), a figure that ranks second on the Stanford single-game chart ... Her 222 career shots rank third on the Cardinal career list ... Tied for third on the team with 11 caused turnovers.

As a Sophomore in 2003: Followed up a phenomenal freshman season with an outstanding sophomore season ... Established herself as one of the best all-around players in the country ... Was named to the Mountain Pacific Lacrosse League (MPLL) All-Star team ... Played and started in all 18 games ... Scored at least one goal in every game and scored multiple goals in 13 contests ... Led the team in goals for the second straight season with 43 ... Her 43 goals rank as the third most in a single season in program history ... Also led the team in assists (28), points (71), shots (95), free-positions (30), and draw controls (46) ... Ranked second on the team in ground balls (60) and caused turnovers (30) ... Her 28 assists rank as the most in a single season in program history ... After just two seasons of play, ranked second on the Stanford career assists list with 40 and fourth on the career goals list with 79 ... Her 95 shots rank as the third most attempts in a single season in program history ... Set the school career mark for draw controls with 87 ... Her 46 draw controls eclipsed the previous single season school mark of 41, which she set in 2002 ... Finished the season ranked third on the single-season list with 60 ground balls, and ranked third on the Stanford career free positions list with 47, while ranking eighth on the caused turnover list with 50 ... Scored four goals on five different occasions, including tallying four goals in Stanford's 15-14 win over Cal in the MPLL Championship game.

As a Freshman in 2002: In her first season on The Farm, she turned in one of the finest individual seasons in Stanford lacrosse history ... She led the team in goals (36), points (48), free-positions (17), draw controls (41) and was second on the team in assists (12) ... She set a school record in draw controls (41) for a single-season ... She scored a goal in 17 of Stanford's 18 games in 2002, including three games in which she scored four goals.

High School: An excellent athlete ... Played lacrosse, basketball and field hockey all four years of high school and was captain of all three teams during her junior and senior seasons ... In '99, '00 and '01, she was named All-City and All-County first team ... In both '00 and '01, she was chosen to the All-Metro first team and All-American first team ... Named the 2001 U.S. Lacrosse High School Player of the Year ... Also named Player of the Year by the Towson Times, the Baltimore Messenger, and the Baltimore Sun ... Selected as the Baltimore Sun Athlete of the Year ... Member of the United States Under-19 World Championship team in 1999.

Personal: Parents are Joseph and Claudia Twist ... Majoring in Art History ... hobbies include basketball, ceramics, and biking ... Brother, Trevor, played lacrosse at Lehigh University.

2002 18/18 36 68 12 17 21 20 41
2003 18/18 43 95 28 30 60 30 46
2004 18/18 20 59 12 21 26 11 30
Total 54/54 99 222 52 68 107 61 117