Grace Gabriel
Grace  Gabriel


Lancaster, N.Y.

High School:



Honors and Awards:

IWLCA Second Team All-West/Midwest Region
First Team All-BIG EAST

BIG EAST Midfielder of the Week (March 28)
All-time leader with 106 career draw controls

Set single-season record with 81 draw controls
Set single-season record with 11 free-position goals
BIG EAST All-Academic
BIG EAST Freshman of the Week (Feb.16, March 29)

Started all 17 games for the Golden Eagles during her sophomore season ... An IWLCA Second Team All-West/Midwest Region selection ... First Team All-BIG EAST Conference ... Set the all-time career (106) and single-season (81) record for draw controls ... Finished second on the team and eighth in the BIG EAST with 41 goals during the regular season ... Set the single game ... Scored a goal and set the school record with eight draw controls at No. 8 Notre Dame (Feb. 14) ... Notched a hat trick to go with an assist, two ground balls and three caused turnovers versus No. 17 Johns Hopkins (Feb. 18) ... Netted two goals, grabbed three ground balls, caused a pair of turnovers and re-set the program mark with 11 draw controls at No. 14 Northwestern (March 11) ... Scored a goal and racked up 10 draw controls at Cincinnati in the BIG EAST opener (March 19) ... Poured in a school-record tying six goals at Temple (March 25) and was named BIG EAST Midfielder of the Week ... Notched a hat trick against Villanova (April 1) ... Scored a goal and added three ground balls and 10 draw controls (third game of at least 10 DCs in 2017) ... Recorded a hat trick to go along with one ground ball and five draw controls in a season-ending comeback win at Vanderbilt (April 30).

Appeared in all 17 games of her freshman campaign ... Made her collegiate debut and scored her first career goal in a 14-6 loss to No. 15/16 Louisville (Feb. 6) ... Notched a goal and two draw controls in a 11-8 loss against No. 17/17 Johns Hopkins (Feb. 12) ... Tallied a goal and a ground ball in a 11-8 loss to Michigan (Feb. 21) ... Scored a hat-trick in a 15-4 win over California (Feb. 26) ... Dished an assist, grabbed two ground balls and seized four draw controls in a 10-8 loss to Colorado (Feb. 28) ... Snatched two ground balls and controlled four draws in a 11-5 loss to Denver (March 25) ... Scored a goal and handed out an assist in a 17-9 loss to No. 5/6 Notre Dame (March 28) ... Tallied a goal in a 15-6 victory over Villanova (April 2) ... Notched three goals and an assist for a career-high four points in a 15-13 loss to UConn (April 9) ... Scored a pair of goals and scooped a ground ball in a 15-5 loss to No. 2/2 Florida (April 13) ... Tallied a goal in a 12-10 win over Temple (April 16) ... Recorded her third hat-trick of the season in a 11-7 win against Vanderbilt (April 20) ... Added a goal in a 13-12 loss to Georgetown (April 23) ... Closed her first season with a goal, three ground balls, a draw control and a caused turnover in a 8-7 victory against Cincinnati (April 29). 

Prior to Marquette:
Gabriel was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Lancaster High School (Lancaster, NY) … Served as team captain as a junior and senior … Was a two-time First Team All-America selection (2014, 2015) … Earned First Team All-Conference each of her four seasons … Prep Talk Player of the Year in 2015 … Led team to the Sectional title each of her four seasons … Holds school record for most career goals (247) and most goals in a season (80) … As a senior, registered 80 goals, 35 assists, 117 ground balls and 133 draw controls.

Personal: Gabriel was born in Syracuse, NY … Daughter of Craig and Cynthia Gabriel … Has three older siblings, including two brothers, Jedidiah and Joshua, and one sister, Esther, who will be a senior attacker for Oswego State in 2016… Plans to major in business.



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