Columbia Field Hockey BIO
7 Katie Ruesterholz

2014: Comes into 2015 as Columbia’s fifth leading career goal scorer (20) and ranks eighth in points (48)… Second team NFHCA All-Mideast Region… Earned a spot on the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad… Picked up first team All-Ivy League honors… Started 17 games for the Lions… Finished the season with 10 goals and 6 assists for 26 points, tied for the seventh most in a single-season… Opened the 2014 campaign with a goal and an assist in a win over La Salle… Scored a pair of goals in a 8-1 triumph over Georgetown… Found the back of the net with game winning goal for the Lions’ first win over Princeton in program history.

2013: All-Ivy League second team selection… Member of NFHCA Division I Collegiate National Academic Squad… Set Columbia record for goals by a first-year with 10… Finished with 22 points, the 10th highest single-season total in program history… Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week twice (Sep. 10, Oct. 1)… Potted a pair of scores in collegiate debut against Longwood… Posted five points (2 G, 1 A) in Ivy League opening win against Brown… Lit the lamp twice at Cornell… Tacked on two goals at Fairfield… Notched key second goal in a 2-1 win over UMass-Lowell.

At Pingry: Compiled 48 goals and 37 assists in three years on the Big Blue varsity squad… Two-time second team All-State, All-County, All-Conference, first team All-Star by the Northern New Jersey Coach’s Association… Was selected third team All-State, second team All-Conference and second team All- County in 2010.

Personal: Played club with the Spirit Eagles… AP Scholar with honors… Four-year member of the honor roll… Plans on majoring in Finance/Economics… Daughter of Kevin and Virginia Ruesterholz.

2013 17 10 2 22 27 .370 23 .852 0 0-0 0
2014 17 10 6 26 42 .238 36 .857 3 0-0 0
TOTAL 34 20 8 48 69 .290 59 .855 3 0-0 0
Position: F
Year: Junior
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Pingry
College: CC
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