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    Holly Palin
    Holly Palin

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mequon, Wis.

    High School:
    Univ. School of Milwaukee

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    M

    Birthdate:
    02/13/1984



    2005: Appeared in every game, starting 14 ... Scored 14 points with six goals and two assists ... Took 46 shots ... Finished fourth on team in points, goals, and shots ... Scored the game-winning goal against Ball-State in overtime (9/16) ... recorded two goals at Bucknell (9/25) ... Had three points with a goal and an assist versus No. 14 Louisville (9/18) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Academic All-NFHCA.

    2004: Played in all 20 games for the Wildcats, starting 17 of them ... Recorded five points for the year, tied for sixth-best on team ... Her three assists tied for sixth-best for the 'Cats ... Had a four-point game (one goal, two assists) versus Ohio on September 3 ... Scored her goal against Ohio.

    2003: Academic All-Big Ten ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Started all 18 matches in the midfield ... Ended season third on the team with three assists ... Assisted Ellen Schlafly's game-winner in season opener vs. Boston College (8/30) ... Also scored the Wildcats' first goal in 3-2 win over Indiana (10/17) ... Had assists in each of NU's final two games, vs. Syracuse (11/2) and in the Big Ten Tournament vs. Ohio State (11/8).

    2002: One of only two freshmen to start all 19 games ... Scored four goals in two games, finding the back of the net two times apiece vs. New Hampshire (9/2) and Providence (9/14) ... Recorded assists against Maryland (8/31) and Colgate (11/3) ... 13 of her 15 total shots were on goal ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Attended A and B Camp after completion of 2002 season.

    High School: Invited to the USFHA A Camp ... Also selected to attend 2002 National Futures Tournament in Virginia Beach, Va. ... Selected to attend B camp ... Four-sport varsity athlete at University School of Milwaukee ... Voted team MVP in field hockey and basketball in 2001 ... Four-year varsity field hockey starter ... 2001 Wendy's High School Heisman Award state finalist ... Two-time first-team Midwest Classic All-Conference and All-Star team selection ... Team captain as a junior and senior ... Team won Wisconsin state title her junior season, going undefeated (9-0) ... Received the "Spirit of the Game" award in 2000 ... Competed with Team EuroTour ... Chosen as one of six outstanding defensive players at Sport EuroTour Elite Camp in Barcelona, Spain ... Basketball conference Player of the Year in 2001 ... Three-time first-team all-conference selection in basketball ... Received the Freshman Academic Achievement Award ... Dean's List ... Won sophomore Class Citizenship Award ... Three-year Student Council member.

    Personal: Born Holly Merrill Read Palin on 2/13/84 ... Daughter of Drew and Alice Palin ... Father played football at Stanford ... Mom was a two-sport athlete at Stanford, competing in field hockey and rugby ... Learning and organizational changes major.

    Palin's Stats

    Year G/GS Shots G A Pts. GWG
    2002 19/19 15 4 2 10 0
    2003 18/18 13 1 3 5 0
    2004 20/17 13 1 3 5 0
    2005 19/14 46 6 2 14 1