Lacrosse Bio

Clare Theisen

Clare TheisenSenior ('18)
Downers Grove, IL
Benet Academy
Major: Biology

As a junior (2017): Started and competed in each of the 17 games of the year... third on the team in assists (13), fourth in points (67), fifth in goals (28)... was second on the team in ground balls (72) and draw controls (66)... led the Belles in caused turnovers (40)... became the second player in program history to net 100 career goals... first player to amass 100 career caused turnovers... had at least one point (goal or assist) in each of the team's games... matched own program record of 10 ground balls in a 13-11 win over Hope... team co-captain... twice named MIAA Defensive Player of the Week (Week #8 and Week #10)... First Team All-MIAA midfielder... Team Defensive MVP... MIAA Academic Honor Roll... IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Roll

As a sophomore (2016): Started in each of the team's 17 games of the season... led the team in goals (43), draw controls (39), and caused turnovers (39)... second on the team in total points (51), assists (8), and ground balls (66)... scored at least one goal in 15 of the 17 games of the year... tallied season-highs of five goals and 10 ground balls in a 10-4 win over Trine... posted four goals in four additional contests... collected a single-game high of six points (four goals, two assists) and six draw controls in a 15-8 win over Elms... caused six turnovers agains Shenandoah... fastest player in program history to 100 career ground balls... Team Offensive MVP... MIAA Offensive Player of the Week (Week #3) and MIAA Defensive Player of the Week (#6)... MIAA Academic Honor Roll

As a freshman (2015): Made 15 starts and saw time in 16 total games of the year... scored the game-winning goals in a 13-9 victory over Adrian and in an 8-6 decision over Dallas... posted four goals on three different occasions... had a hat trick in three additional contests... registered a single-game high five points (three goals, two assists) against John Carroll... recorded eight ground balls against Adrian... had eight draw controls against John Carroll... posted six caused turnovers against Trine... second on the team in total goals, total points, and caused turnovers... led the Belles in ground balls and draw controls... finished the season with 34 goals, six assists, 56 ground balls, 44 draw controls, and 29 caused turnovers... MIAA Academic Honor Roll... Team Rookie of the Year

Other Saint Mary's Activities: Did a semester at sea during the Fall 2015 semester... Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society