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Dana Cahill
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Dana Cahill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Towson, Md.

High School:
Mercy

Height:
5-7

Position:
GK

Club Team:
ROME Lacrosse


08/09/2012

Women's Lacrosse Places 18 on ALC Academic Honor Roll

Nittany Lions among 123 conference honorees

07/03/2012

Penn State Student-Athletes Earn NCAA and Big Ten Titles and High Graduation Rates During Outstanding 2011-12

Nittany Lions Place 12th in Directors' Cup Standings; Post 88 Percent Graduation Rate

06/05/2012

Over 100 Nittany Lions Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Recognition

Penn State has a total of 4,023 honorees during 18 years of the program

05/28/2012

Three Nittany Lions Earn IWLCA All-America Honors

Cahill and Carney selected to the second team; Coffey earns third team recognition

05/24/2012

Five Nittany Lions Selected to IWLCA All-Region Teams

Cahill, Carney, Coffey, and McCormick honored on first team; Cyr named to second team

Year GP-GS MIN GA GAA SV SF
2009 5-0 89:22 8 5.37 11 27
2010 6-0 125:48 19 9.06 20 51
2011 18-17 1037:40 172 9.95 150 463
TOTALS 29-17 1252:50 199 9.53 181 541

PENN STATE CAREER
2011 (Junior): Emerged as one of the nation's top goalkeepers in first season as a starter...Named ALC Goalkeeper of the Year...Recognized on All-ALC First Team...Received IWLCA First Team All-West/Midwest Region honors...Two-time ALC Defensive Player of the Week (3/21, 4/25)...Honored as womenslacrosse.com National Defensive Player of the Week (3/21)... ALC Academic Honor Roll...Academic All-Big Ten...Started all 18 games, totaling 1,037:40 in goal...Led the ALC in save percentage (.466) and ranked first on the team and second in the conference in ground balls (47)...Compiled a 9.95 goals against average, ranking fourth in the ALC and 29th nationally...Recorded 150 saves, making a single game career-high 15 in a first round ALC Championship win over Johns Hopkins (5/5)...Registered 14 saves in an 11-10 overtime victory over rival Ohio State (4/17)...Totaled seven caused turnovers.

2010 (Sophomore): Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient...Academic All-Big Ten...ALC Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in six games, accumulating 125:48 in goal...Against 51 shots, recorded 20 saves (.513 save percentage) and allowed 19 goals against (9.06 goals against average)...Totaled eight ground balls and three caused turnovers.

2009 (Freshman): ALC Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in five games, totaling 89:22 in goal...Against 27 shots, recorded 11 saves (.579 save percentage) and allowed eight goals (5.37 goals against average)...Collected one ground ball.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
Three-time letter winner at Mercy High School...Named Mercy's MVP both junior and senior years...Named to the IAAM A Conference All-Star team in 2007 and 2008... Named to the 2007 Baltimore Sun All-City Team One, Metro Team Two, 2007 Baltimore Examiner All-Metro Team Two and Towson Times All Star Team One...Recognized on Inside Lacrosse Rising Senior watch list 2007...Named to the 2007 and 2008 Baltimore/Washington High School Tewaaraton watch list...Selected team captain and averaged 10.6 GAA as a senior...Received the 2008 C. Markland Kelly Award for Athletic Service at Mercy...Named to the 2008 Under Armour All-American High School Team...Selected as the Baltimore Sun All Baltimore City Player of the Year in 2008...Honored on the Baltimore Sun All Baltimore City Team One and the Baltimore Sun All Metro Team Two in 2008... Played club lacrosse for ROME 2008 in Baltimore, Md.

PERSONAL
Born Dana Elizabeth Cahill on February 25, 1990...Parents are Bob and Elizabeth Cahill...Has a younger brother named Emmett...Majoring in advertising and public relations.

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