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#3 Molly Kuptz
Position: Defender
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Carondelet
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AS A SENIOR (2017): Started and played in all 14 games… Has never missed a game in her career at Saint Mary's… Named All-Academic by MPSF… Finished the year as a defensive captain… Led the squad with 32 ground balls to tie for 12th most in MPSF… Also caused 16 turnovers for the second most on the team… Had two or more ground balls in nine out of the 14 games. 

AS A JUNIOR (2016): The defender played and started in 13 games for the Gaels...Totaled two goals and two assists for the season...Only took four shots with all shots on goal... Collected 15 ground balls, 13 draw controls and had nine caused turnovers...Had three ground balls against Denver...Caused four draw controls in games against USC and SDSU.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Took three shots as a defender and finished the year with 21 ground balls, five draw controls and 10 caused turnovers… had four ground balls against San Diego State…. Recorded three caused turnovers against Detroit…. Started all 15 games for the Gaels.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014): 
One of SMC's key freshmen, starting all 12 games she appeared in… played in 688 minutes with four goals, three assists and scoring seven points during the year… took eight shots with six coming on goal… scored on her only free position shot of the year… second on the Gaels with 26 ground balls, adding seven draw controls and 13 caused turnovers… recorded an MPSF-high of nine ground balls against Robert Morris… scored her first collegiate goal against Harvard on February 23rd… had her first multi-goal game scoring two in a win at Presbyterian… also had a single-game high of five caused turnovers against Robert Morris.

PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S:
  A two-sport athlete at Carondelet HS… lettered in both lacrosse and soccer… won the NCS lacrosse championship in 2011, 2012 and 2013… in 2013 the team was ranked No. 1 on the West Coast… also earned an NCS soccer title in 2010-11… a four-time scholar-athlete award winner… earned second-team All-League in lacrosse as a senior… also a United States Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.