Sara Nolan's two goals gives her a team-high of 10 through three games this season.
The Chanticleers earned the first home win in the program's history.
As we count down to the inaugural game, each day GoCCUSports.com will profile the lighter side of Coastal Lacrosse.
The Chants begin their inaugural season Friday, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. at Brooks Stadium
Of the 453 Coastal Carolina student-athletes, 256 posted a GPA of 3.0 or better for the fall 2012 semester
WLAX: Coastal vs Kennesaw State
2014 - Big South Presidential Honor Roll (Sophomore)
2013 - Big South Presidential Honor Roll (Freshman)
2015 (Junior): Played and started in all 17 games on a Chanticleer defense that ranked second in the Big South in goals against average (9.77) … Registered 11 ground balls, seven caused turnovers and four draw controls … Matched a career-high with five ground balls in the season-opener at Stetson … Caused a pair of turnovers vs. Presbyterian … Won draw controls vs. Delaware State, vs. Cincinnati and in each of the Chants’ two Big South tournament games.
2014 (Sophomore):Started all 17 games on a Chanticleer defensive unit that ranked third in the Big South in goals against ... Ranked third on the team, first among defensemen, in ground balls with 26 ... Recorded multiple ground balls in five games including a season-high of five against Stetson ... Won five draw controls, including two against Longwood ... Forced four turnovers against Winthrop, three against William and Mary and two each against Stetson, Elon, High Point and Winthrop ... Finished the season with 17 total caused turnovers ... Was named to the 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2013 (Freshman): Started in 11 games as the captain of the Chanticleer defense before being sidelined by a season-ending injury ... Led Coastal's back line with 10 caused turnovers ... Had a career-high four caused turnovers against Detroit ... Was credited with 17 ground balls, including five against Detroit ... Ended the season with two draw controls, each one coming against Marquette ... Was named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
At Kings Park HS: Ranked as one of the top 25 high school defenders by ESPN ... Participated in the prestigious Lax Inception, National Draw, Under Armour Capital Cup, Best of the Beach, and Upper Atlantic tournaments ... Played with the Team Elevate lacrosse club for three years and the Long Island Express for four years.
Personal: Full name is Kaitlyn Mariah Trodden ... Daughter of James and Lynn Trodden ... Has one sibling - Ryan ... Intended major is exerecise science