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Ellie Knott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Bryn Mawr School

Height:
5-9

Position:
Attack

Major:
Journalism


08/02/2017

Men's Lacrosse Places 35, Women's Lacrosse 30, on Big East All-Academic Team

Pioneers earn postseason academic awards for 2016-17 season

04/12/2017

[13/13] Pioneers Sink Commodores, 17-4

Senior Ellie Knott sets new DU single-season draw controls record in win

04/11/2017

[13/13] Denver Faces Vanderbilt for Midweek BIG EAST Match

Pioneers look to build on three-game win streak

04/08/2017

Sophomores Spearhead [13/13] Denver's 18-12 Win over Marquette

Behrins, Feiss, Lanuza and Schreck pace Pioneers to convincing win

04/06/2017

[13/13] Denver Hosts Marquette for One Love Game

Game part of Denver's One Love and BIG EAST's It's On Us Campaign

Career Highs:

  • Goals: 1, twice, last at Saint Mary’s (4/19/15)
  • Points: 1, twice, last at Saint Mary’s (4/19/15)
  • Shots: 3, twice, last at Butler (4/5/17)
  • Ground Balls: 2, once, at Oregon (4/22/16)
  • Draw Controls: 11, once, at Butler (4/5/17)
  • Caused Turnovers: 1, three times, last vs. Louisville (2/18/17)

2017:

  • Started all 18 games for Denver as a draw control specialist
  • Ended the year with 93 draw controls, two ground balls and two caused turnovers
  • Denver single-season record holder in draw controls
  • Career-high 11 draw controls in a 20-3 win over Butler on Apr. 5

2016:

  • Appeared in 15 games for Denver.
  • Finished the season with 58 ground balls, after never taking a draw before the James Madison game (3/5/16).
  • Won 10 draw controls and picked up two ground balls in the Pioneers' season finale at Oregon (4/22/16).


2015:

  • Played in six games.
  • Scored two goals.
  • Recorded first career goal at California (Apr. 17).
  • Registered one groundball.

2014:

  • Played four games.
  • Recorded one shot on goal against Louisville (Mar. 1).

BEFORE DENVER:

  • Played four years at The Bryn Mawr School.
  • Also played four years of field hockey.

PERSONAL:

  • Born June 19, 1995 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Daughter of Mark and Patty Knott.
  • Has two sisters, Kate and Lila.
  • Chose Denver for the strong academics and competitive athletics.
  • Hopes to work as a creative director for a major publication.
  • Enjoys drawing and skiing.
  • Was a Peer Educator and member of the Baltimore Girls School Leadership Coalition.
  • Also considered Boston College, James Madison University, Virginia Tech and Virginia.
  • Journalism major.

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