|Hometown:||New Gloucester, Maine|
|High School:||Hebron Academy|
The Planson File
2013: CAPTAIN ... Started all 17 games ... Scored a goal ... Had 30 ground balls ... Posted eight draw controls and caused nine turnovers ... Tallied in a 19-5 win over New England College (3/9) ... Scooped up five ground balls in a 16-8 win over Southern Maine (3/22) ... Had six ground balls and five caused turnovers in a 16-6 win against Southern Maine in the ECAC New England Championship Semifinals (5/11) ...
2012: CAPTAIN ... Started all 14 games ... Recorded five goals, including one on the free position ... Scooped up 16 ground balls ... Won six draw controls ... Had four caused turnovers ... Notched 12 shots, including seven on goal ... Scored a goal in a 15-14 win over Roger Williams (3/10) ... Had two goals in a 15-13 victory against Carthage (3/21) ...
2011: Played in 11 games, including 10 as a starter ... Scored eight goals with an assist for nine points ... Three of her goals were free position markers ... Scooped up 14 ground balls ... Won 13 draw controls ... Caused three turnovers ... Recorded 16 shots, including 11 on goal ... Had two goals and an assist in a 14-0 victory over Concordia (3/15) ... Had two goals in a 20-9 loss to Bridgewater State (3/24) ...
2010: Played in 13 games, including three as a starter ... Scored three goals with an assist for four points ... Scooped up eight ground balls ... Had two draw control wins and a caused turnover ... Recorded six shots on goal ... Notched two goals with an assist in a 20-0 win over Bard (4/24) ...
Before Mount Holyoke: Member of the lacrosse team ... Two-time captain ... Coaches Award ... Team won MAISAD Championship ... Participated in All-Star Game ... Played soccer ... Two-time captain ... Coaches Award ... Member of the swimming team ... Coaches Award ... Competed on freestyle snowboarding team ... Coaches Award ... All-Academic ...
Personal: International Relations major ... Member of the Smith College Rock Climbing team ... Daughter of Connie Justice ... Sister, Vika was a member of the Mount Holyoke lacrosse team and a 2011 graduate.
Getting to Know Katya
- Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - The outstanding academics, athletics, and beautiful campus.
- What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - The environment on campus is so comfortable and friendly.
- Favorite Sports Movie - Miracle
- Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - 2010 D1 lacrosse championships
- Favorite Pro Sports Team - US Women's Soccer team
- Favorite Athlete(s) - Hope Solo, Katrina Dowd, Lisa Wilcox
- Childhood Idol - Lisa Wilcox
- Hobbies - Dresage riding, rock climbing, snowboarding
- Best Concert You Ever Attended - Country fest
- Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Dressage Today
- Biggest Fear - Not being able to be active
- Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - Sean Connery
- Most Prized Possession - My horse
- Place You'd Like to Visit - Rusia
- Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Beating Springfield
- Best Advice From a Coach - Play every day like it’s your last
- Career Aspirations - Work for the United Nations