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
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.
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