Cal Lacrosse BIO
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Gaby Christman
Player Profile:
Gaby Christman 1250869
Position: Midfield
Year: Senior
Hometown: Simsbury, Conn.
High School: Westminster School
Experience: 3 Letters

AS A SENIOR (2015)
 
Named to the All-MPSF second team
• Scored four times on eight shots vs. Michigan, and also scored four times at George Washington and vs. Stanford
• Notched a hat trick against Notre Dame
• Led Cal in caused turnovers (18), tied for first in ground balls (20), second in points (37) and goals (28) and second in draws (32)
• Started all 15 games she appeared in
• Named to the MPSF All-Academic team

AS A JUNIOR (2014)
• Named to the All-MPSF second team
• Scored five times against Siena on nine shots, along with two draws and a caused turnover
• Notched hat tricks against Saint Mary’s and Yale
• Cal’s leader in numerous statistical categories including draws (45), caused turnovers (38) and ground balls (31)
• Tallied three points against Towson (2 goals, 1 assist), Stanford (2 goals, 1 assist) and Lehigh (1 goal, 2 assists)
• Scored two goals in the final six games of the season
• Caused at least three turnovers in eight of the last 10 games
• Collected four ground balls against Fresno State and three against Michigan

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013)
• Named to the All-MPSF First Team
• Garnered MPSF All-Academic honors
• Second on the team in goals with 28
• Scored three times at Fresno State, also amassing four draw controls
• Notched five goals vs. Saint Mary's and added three more vs. UC Davis
• Converted on 12 of her 14 free-position attempts, which ranked third in the conference
• Tallied four goals, three draws, a ground ball and a caused turnover vs. Stanford
• Scored twice against Fairfield, Stetson,Oregon and Denver, converting on both of her free position attempts against the Ducks. Also secured her first assist of the season at Oregon

AS A FRESHMAN (2012)
• Garnered MPSF All-Tournament honors after scoring three goals in Cal's 14-11 loss to Oregon in the MPSF semifinals.
• Appeared in all 16 games, starting 14 of them, notching seven points (six goals, one assist), 26 ground ball which tied for the team best, 16 caused turnovers and converted all three of her free-position shots.

HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS
• Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Westminster School.
• Garnered high school All-America honors in 2011 and honorable mention All-America honors in 2010.
• Played varsity lacrosse for four years for Westminster, and captained her team as a junior and senior; also her team's MVP in 2010 and 2011.
• Also played varsity soccer (4 years; senior captain in 2010) and varsity ice hockey (3 years); her ice hockey team won the New England championship in 2010 and 2011.

PERSONAL
• Media studies major.
• Born on March 28, 1993, in Hartford, Conn.
• Recently traveled to Ecuador on a service trip, helping build a medical facility high in the Andes Mountains and delivered much-needed medical care to remote areas.
• Parents are Peter and Jay Christman.
• Her uncle, Paul Laird, previously attended Cal.
• Siblings are Peter (24), Carson (21) and Eliza (13).
• Both brothers have played collegiate lacrosse: Peter Christman played at Notre Dame (2005-09), while Carson is currently a senior on the Colorado College team.

CHRISTMAN'S CAREER STATS

Year       Games  Shots     Goals     Assists  Pts

2012       16           14           6              1              7

2013       16           59           28           1              29

2014       16           66           29           8              37

2015       15           54           28           9              37     

Totals     63           193         91           19           110

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