10 Gretchen Kempf
10 Gretchen Kempf
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Warrington, Pa.
High School: Central Bucks South
Position: F
Major: Occupational Therapy

A four-year starter who played in 71 games, including ... Finished with 41 goals and 18 assists for 100 career points.  Her 41 goals are fourth in school history. ... The 18 assists are second all-time at Scranton. ... Her 100 points are also fourth-most in Royals history. ... Also scored nine career game-winning goals.

Senior Year (2012): Started all 18 games at forward. ... Named Landmark Conference Player of the Year after finishing with 15 goals and eight assists for 38 points. ... Scored three game-winning goals. ... Led the team with 123 shots, including 82 on goal. ... Converted her only penalty stroke attempt. ... Opened the season by scoring in a 2-1 loss at Muhlenberg on Aug. 31. ... Had a goal and an assist while taking a season-high 17 shots in a 4-0 win over Marywood on Sept. 1 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 28th minute in 4-2 victory at Misericoridia on Sept. 5. ... Tallied a pair of goals in a 4-0 victory over Goucher on Sept. 22. ... Had a season-high five points on two goals and an assist in an 8-1 win over Immaculata on Sept. 25 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Had a goal and an assist in a 6-0 win over Wells on Sept. 29 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Tallied a goal and an assist in a 5-0 victory over Keystone one day later at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored a goal in a 4-0 win at Susquehanna on Oct. 6. ... Scored a goal and assisted on Alyssa Fania's game-winner with 12 seconds to play as the Royals rallied for a 3-2 win at Oneonta State on Oct. 10. ... Scored a goal in a 5-2 loss at Arcadia on Oct. 18. ... Her penalty stroke in overtime lifted the Royals to a 1-0 victory over nationally ranked Catholic on Oct. 20 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored the game-winning goal and assisted on Scranton's other two goals in a 3-0 win over Vassar on Oct. 23 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored late in the first half of a 5-4 overtime loss at Juniata on Oct. 28. ... Assisted on Jessica Conroy's goal in a 2-1 overtime loss to Juniata on Nov. 3 in a Landmark Conference semifinal.

Junior Year (2011): Started all 18 games at forward. ... Was named Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Year after leading the conference with 16 goals and 34 points. ... Her 16 goals are the fifth-highest single-season total in school history. ... Had two assists, giving her 34 total points, the eighth-highest single-season total in Scranton history. ... Her 26 careere goals are the eighth-highest in school history. ... Also had four game-winning goals on the season. ... Scored multiple goals four times and registered a point in 12 of 18 contests. ... Had a team-leading 101 shots. ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 3-1 win over Muhlenberg on Sept. 2 and Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored a pair of goals in a 4-2 win over Arcadia on Sept. 10 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Had a goal and an assist in a 5-1 win over Albright on Sept. 21 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Played a part in all three goals in a 3-1 victory over Oneonta State on Oct. 11, scoring twice and adding an assist. ... Tallied the game-winning goal in a 3-0 win over Drew on Oct. 15 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Notched the game-winner in a 3-1 victory at Vassar on Oct. 25. ... Scored twice in a 3-1 win over Juniata on Oct. 31 that clinched a Landmark Conference playoff berth.

Sophomore Year (2010):  Played in 16 of 19 games at forward…started 14 times in a season hampered by injuries…finished the season with three goals, one of which was a game winner, and two assists for a total of eight points…Scored the game-winning goal in the Royals’ 2-1 victory over Steven’s Tech (Sept. 29) off an assist from first-year midfielder Laura Megargel…also scored goals in losses to Neumann University (Sept. 25) and Ramapo (Oct. 14)…assisted on senior forward Kaitlyn Tirney’s game-winning goal in Scranton’s 1-0 victory over Wilkes University (Sept. 4)…also assisted on junior forward Alicia Tamboia’s game-winning goal in the Royals’ 3-0 victory over Immaculata College (Sept. 16)…finished the season with 44 shots, 30 of which were on goal for a shots on goal percentage of .682.

Freshman Year (2009):  Appeared in all 19 games and started 17 times...led Royals in assists (6), total points (20), and shots (62), and finished second in goals (7) and tied for second in game-winning goals (2)...earned second-team all-Landmark Conference honors in a ballot conducted among the conference's eight head coaches...her 20 total points were the most by a Royal since Karolyn Holody scored 29 points in 2006...scored all three of Scranton's goals in a 4-3 loss in overtime to Susquehanna University on October 3 in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, including two in the final six minutes as Scranton overcame a 3-1 halftime deficit to force overtime...scored the game-winning goal, unassisted, in the 44th minute of the second period to lift the Royals past Rochester, 2-1, on September 12 at Fitzpatrick Field...also scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal in the 18th minute of the first half in a 3-0 win over Misericordia University on September 23 at Fitzpatrick Field...two of her six assists came in the Royals' 3-1 victory over Goucher in the season-finale at Fitzpatrick Field on October 31...finished the season sixth in shot attempts (62), tied for eighth in assists (6), and ninth in total points (20) in the final Landmark Conference statistical rankings.

Awards & Honors
CoSIDA District IV All-Academic At-Large 1st-Team Selection (2013)
NFHCA All-South Atlantic Region 2nd-Team Selection (2011, 2012)
Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Year & 1st-Team Selection(2011)
Landmark Conference Player of the Year & 1st-Team Selection (2012)
Landmark Conference 2nd-Team Selection (2009)
Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 17, 2011)
Landmark Conference Field Hockey Senior Scholar Athlete (2012)
Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2011, 2012)
Landmark Conference Fall All-Academic Team (2012)
Landmark Conference Senior Scholar Athlete (2012)
Scranton Athlete of the Week (Sept. 25, 2011; Oct. 16, 2011)
Scranton O'Hara Award recipient as outstanding female athlete of the Senior Class (2013)