June 23, 2018

Meet Evie Keating - Middlebury Women's Lacrosse

Evie Keating - Middlebury

Courtesy of Middlebury Sports Information

Evie Keating is a 2018 graduate of Middlebury and was a member of the Panther women’s lacrosse team. For her work both on the field and in the classroom, the Hanover, New Hampshire native and Hanover High School product earned numerous athletic and academic honors.

Keating earned All-American accolades from the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) in 2018 for the second time in her career. A defender, she was a First Team selection in 2018, moving up from the Third Team in 2016. In 2018, she anchored a Panther defensive unit that limited opponents to a league-leading 7.13 goals against average and limited opponents 10 goals or less in 19 of 23 games.

Keating was a three-time All-NESCAC honoree and three-time First Team All-Region selection. A captain, she played in 70 games during her career, picking up 142 ground balls and causing 107 turnovers. She helped lead the Panthers to a 20-3 mark with a trip to the 2018 NCAA Championship game.

Keating was a conservation biology with a minor in gender, sexuality and feminist studies and graduated with a 3.82 grade point average. She was named a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American At-Large Second Team selection in the spring of 2017 for her efforts in the classroom. During her sophomore season, she was the recipient of the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Elite 90 Award, presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA’s Championships. She was also a three-time honoree on the NESCAC All-Academic Team.

Keating was a recipient of Middlebury’s Hazeltine-Klevenow Memorial Trophy, given to a Panther senior who best combines ability in athletics and excellence in scholarship.