UC Davis ties program best for conference scholar-athletes
2016: Started every game for second straight year... Posted 11 ground balls with 3 draw controls and 4 caused turnovers... Picked up season-best 3 GBs with a steal vs. Fresno State (4/19)... Also had 2 GBs each vs. Temple (2/21), Colorado (4/1) and USC (4/24)... Earned MPSF All-Academic.
2015: Started all 17 games as a low defender... Totaled 15 ground balls, 5 draw controls and 8 caused turnovers... Notched 3 GBs at Lafayette (2/22) then matched that total with a DC in finale vs. Saint Mary’s (4/25)... Earned MPSF All-Academic.
2014: Saw action in 10 games, making first collegiate start at home vs. Denver (4/6)... Finished with 3 goals and an assist, all in final two games vs. Fresno State (4/18) and Saint Mary’s (4/25)... Posted a ground ball with 2 draw controls and a steal vs. Colorado (4/4) to earn the starting nod against the Pioneers two days later.
DANBURY HS ’13: Twice earned all-state and All-Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference honors... Moved from defender to center prior to junior year, then responded with 69-goal season... Also earned All-FCIAC distinction in cross country and indoor track... Graduated with 4.1 GPA, making school’s highest honor roll.
PERSONAL: Born in Mobile, Ala.... Majoring in chemistry... Parents are Karl & Jere Kaplan... Middle child of three sisters, along with Hannah and Emma... Plans on joining Peace Corps after graduation.