University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Caitlin McCurdy

Class Sr.
Hometown Mountain Top, Pa.
High School Crestwood
Caitlin McCurdy - Field Hockey - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Items… Member of the 2006-07 U.S. Under-21 team and 2007 HPTC Midwest Region team… played in all 83 games in her career… amassed 98 career points, 41 goals, 16 assists and 251 shots.

2008 as a Senior… Played all 23 games, including 21 starts… ranks second on the team in points (36), goals (15) and shots (49)… tallied three game-winning goals (#1 North Carolina, Northwestern and Missouri State)… started in Iowa’s national semifinal game against Maryland… the three game-winning goals tie for second-best in the league… ranked fourth in the Big Ten in points (36) and goals (15)… scored on 30.6% of her shots on goal… also had six assists… helped lead Iowa to a its third-straight Big Ten Tournament title with a goal and an assist vs. Indiana in the first round and a goal vs. #10 Michigan State in the semifinals… helped lead Iowa to back-to-back NCAA Regional victories over #13 Louisville and #10 Michigan State… recorded a hat trick with three goals vs. Pacific… scored two goals vs. #1 North Carolina and Missouri State… scored multiple points in nine contests… named Big Ten Player of the Week for her efforts in Iowa’s 3-2 win vs. #1 North Carolina and 3-2 loss to #3 Wake Forest.

2007 as a Junior… Letterwinner… started 20 of 21 games… recorded two goals against Indiana during the Big Ten Tournament… finished season with 12 points on five goals and two assists.

2006 as a Sophomore… Second team NFHCA West Regional pick and all-Big Ten second team selection… started all 21 games for the Hawkeyes… earned Big Ten Player of the Week after recording one goal and two assists in a 5-1 win over Kent State (Sept. 1) along with two goals in a 3-2 overtime loss against No. 3 Duke (Sept. 3)… scored the game-winning goal against Stanford (Sept. 13)… recorded both Iowa goals in a 2-1 double-overtime time victory over Michigan State (Oct. 14)… scored one goal in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal victory over Ohio State, 2-1… tied for the team lead in goals (10) and points (22). .

2005 as a Freshman… Second team NFHCA West Regional pick, member of the all-Rookie team, all-Big Ten second team pick and Big Ten Freshman of the Year… started all 18 games… scored first collegiate points with one goal and two assists in 6-1 win over Ball State (Sept. 9)… two goals in 5-0 win against Providence (Sept. 11)… scored unassisted goal in Iowa’s 3-2 victory over Michigan State (Oct. 1)… two goals in 3-1 win at Northwestern (Oct. 14)… picked up game winning goal in 2-1 overtime victory against Indiana… led team with 11 goals, including three game-winners… first on team in points (28) and second in assists (6).

High School… Led Crestwood to back-to-back Class AA state titles in 2003 and 2004… led squad to a 26-0 finish in 2004… first team all-state, all-regional and all-American as a junior and senior… Wyoming Valley Conference champs in 2003 and 2004… high school coach was Elvetta Gemski… played for the Storm Trooper Lightning club squad… USFHA Futures Camp (2003-2005)… National Futures Tournament participant in 2003 and 2004… scored game-winning stroke to earn gold in the 2003 AAU Junior Olympics… traveled overseas with the USFHA Future Elite squad in 2004… earned four varsity letters in soccer.

Personal… Born January 23, 1987… parents are Terry McCurdy and Robert Clark… has two older sisters, Lauren and Leah, and a younger brother, Aaron… attended same high school as Lissa Munley… psychology major.

Year GP SH G A Pts DS
2005 18 65 11 6 28 0
2006 21 75 10 2 22 0
2007 21 62 5 2 12 0
2008 23 49 15 6 36 0
Totals 83 251 41 16 98 0