Junior Forward Scores Gamewinner Less Than Two Minutes Into Extra Period
Six Players Score as Colonials Claim Opener for Second Straight Year
Colonials Look to Reach A-10 Championship for Second Consecutive Season
GW Women's Soccer Selected Seventh in League's Preseason Poll
Abbate Named to All-Conference Second Team; Keer, Ulrick Earn All-Academic Honors
GW vs. Loyola (9.24.2013) Photos by Mitchell Layton
GW vs. Saint Francis (9.01.2013) Photo by: Greg Fiume
GW vs. Butler (10.26.2012) Photos by George Kubas II
GW vs. Saint Louis (10.28.2012) Photo by: Mitchell Layton
GW vs. Howard - 9.21.2012 Photo by: George Kubas II
2013: Started all 18 contests at forward during her sophomore season...Tallied two assists for two points on the year...Both assists were game-winners (Aug. 23 vs. American and Nov. 1 vs. Delaware State)...Ranked second on team with 34 shots taken...Named to Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team for second straight postseason accolade...Member of GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Named to Spring 2014 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012: One of just five players to start all 18 matches during rookie season...Matched senior Adriana Moya for team lead with eight points...Scored three goals and recorded two assists...Named to Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team...Tallied team-high two game-winning goals against Towson (Sept. 7) and Howard (Sept. 21)...Took a team-high 34 shots and recorded .471 shots-on-goal percentage...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Fall 2012 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Four-year starter for Northport and four-time all-county honoree...NamedNewsday Player to Watch All-League selection...Three-time All-New York State honoree...Awarded All-Long island honors twice...Named Suffolk County Player of the Year during sophomore season...Also played for Albertson 93 Fury club team...Member of Honors Society and A Midwinter Night's Dream, which raises money and awareness for ALS.
Personal: Born Kristi Lynn Abbate on October 25, 1993 in Huntington, NY...Daughter of Alice and Anthony Abbate...Has two older sisters, Jennifer and Kelly, and one younger brother, Christopher...Majoring in business administration with a concentration in finance.