Katie Grill-Donovan
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Katie Grill-Donovan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta

High School:
Bishop Carroll

Height:
5-11

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
02/23/1988

Experience:
3L

2009: Appeared in five games, recording three wins and one shutout...allowed seven goals and made nine saves...ranks fifth at Illinois State for career saves with 122, most career win with 15 and most shutouts with eight... contributed to a Redbird defense that posted a 1.23 goals against average and eight shutouts...the eight shutouts ties for third place for most shutouts in program history.

2008: Appeared in nine games with eight starts ... started the first eight games of the season ... allowed 11 goals and made 33 saves ... posted a 2-5-0 record ... named the Brine MVC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 2 ... made three saves and recorded a shutout against Loyola (8/30) ... made six saves against Northwestern (9/1) ... tied her career-high with eight saves against Purdue (9/5).

2007: All-MVC Second-Team selection ... started all 18 games in goal for ISU ... ranked second in the Valley in goals against average, save percentage and shutouts, fourth in saves per game and sixth in saves ... led the Valley in goals against average in conference games (0.46) ... allowed just three goals against conference teams and had three shutouts ... made her first-career start and recorded her first-career shutout against Green Bay (8/31) ... recorded multiple saves in every game after that, including 10 games with at least four stops ... made a career-high eight saves against Central Michigan (9/7) and against Drake in the MVC Tournament semifinals (11/9).

2006: Appeared in four games, totaling 74:45 in goal ... made her first-career appearance at IPFW (9/16) and recorded one save ... made one save against North Dakota State (10/20) ... played the entire second half against Eastern Illinois (10/26), allowing one goal and making two saves.

Prior to ISU: Four-year letterwinner at Bishop Carroll High School ... team MVP her senior season ... selected to the CMSA All-Star Game in 2005 ... team finished in second place in provincials her final three seasons ... also played basketball all four years.

Personal: Katie Patricia Grill-Donovan ... born February 23, 1988 ... daughter of Mark Donovan and Betty Grill-Donovan ... AFNI Athletics Honor Roll: Fall 2006, Spring 2007 ... majoring in anthropology.