Cate Soccodato
Cate  Soccodato


Huntington, N.Y.

High School:
Our Lady of Mercy Academy



Honors and Awards:

Named to Italian Team for FIL Women's Lacrosse World Cup

BIG EAST Freshman of the Week (March 15)

Appeared in 13 games, starting once ... Dished a pair of assists against No. 18 Louisville (Feb. 10) ... Scored two goals against No. 8 Notre Dame (Feb. 14) ... Recorded a pair of goals, an assist, four ground balls and a caused turnover versus No. 17 Johns Hopkins (Feb. 18) ... Scored a goal at Temple (March 25) ... Notched a goal against Villanova (April 1) ... Scored a goal versus No. 3 Florida (April 5) ... Netted a goal against Georgetown (April 15) ... Recorded a goal against Butler (April 22) ... Notched her 10th goal of the season at Vanderbilt (April 30). 

Played in all 17 games, starting 14 times ... Caused a turnover in her collegiate debut, a defeat at the hands of No. 15/16 Louisville (Feb. 6) ... Scored her first career goal and added an assist in a 11-8 loss to No. 17/17 Johns Hopkins (Feb. 12) ... Added a goal and a draw control in a 11-8 loss against Michigan (Feb. 21) ... Scored a goal, controlled three ground balls and forced a pair of turnovers in a 15-4 victory against California (Feb. 26) ... Had her first multi-goal game of her career with a pair of goals to go with an assist in a 17-11 loss to No. 11/13 Northwestern (March 8) ... Added an assist and two goals in a 17-4 win vs. Central Michigan (March 19) ... Contributed a goal in a 17-9 loss at the hands of No. 5/6 Notre Dame (March 28) ... Scored two goals and secured two ground balls in a 15-6 win over Villanova (April 2) ... Had her first collegiate hat trick in a 15-13 losing effort against UConn (April 9) ... Scored a career-high four goals in a 13-12 loss to Georgetown (April 23).   

Prior to Marquette:
Soccodato was a four-time letterwinner in lacrosse, while also lettering in basketball, tennis and track at Our Lady of Mercy Academy (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) … Holds the school record for single-season (61 goals, 53 assists), single-season assists (53), single-game points (5 goals, 8 assists), single game assists (8), and career points (348) … Led team to its first CHSAA Class A lacrosse title as a sophomore … Ranked by MSG Varsity and New York Newsday in 2014 and 2015 as a Top-100/150 Lacrosse Player … Named the league’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year as a sophomore … In tennis, was an All-League and All-State selection and helped lead team to three-straight Class A state titles … Twice represented Long Island and Queens Catholic Schools in the New York State Federation Tennis tournament … Member of the National Italian Honor Society … Recipient of the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award, given to a high school senior that shows outstanding talent in athletics and maintains a high academic average … Was one-of-six Italian Americans and the only high school player chosen to play for Team Italy in the Czech Republic at the 2015 European Lacrosse Championships where she scored 12 goals (including to hat tricks) and added one assist in helping team to a 4-2 record.  

Personal: Soccodato was born in Manhasset, N.Y. … Daughter of Joseph and Christine Soccodato … Has one younger sister, Emma … Plans to major in accounting.



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