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#17 Frances Bird
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Summit, N.J.
High School: Kent Place School
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Bird's Career Stats

YEAR GP-S G A Pts. GB DC CT
2012 17-14 4 3 7 12 9 7
2013 19-12 6 3 9 19 9 15
TOTAL 36-26 10 6 16 31 18 22

2013 (Sophomore):
Appeared in all 19 games, making 12 starts…Set new career highs with six goals and nine points, while matching her output of three assists from her freshman season…Her three points and two assists on March 19 at Davidson set a new career highs…Registered her only multi-goal game of the season with two against Vermont on March 27…Opened the season with a goal at Oregon on Feb. 23…Tied for fifth on the team with 19 ground balls and third on the team with 15 caused turnovers…Started in five and played in all seven games against Ivy League opponents.

2012 (Freshman):
Played in all 17 games in her first season, making 14 starts...Played alongside her sister and team co-captain, Georgia, in her final season with the Big Green...Posted four goals and three assists for seven points in her first year with the team... Notched her first career goal against Boston University on March 7, eventually scoring another that afternoon for the first multi-goal game of her career as well...Picked up her first career point with an assists against Yale in the home and Ivy opener on March 3...Scored a free-position goal in Dartmouth's 9-8 upset win over then No. 3 Duke on March 17...Added a goal against Columbia as part of an 11-goal victory for the Big Green on March 24...Posted 12 ground balls, seven caused turnovers and nine draw controls...Had two games of three ground balls against Vermont and at Florida... In her collegiate debut, she set a high with two draws against the Wildcats of UNH, a figure she would tie twice more in her freshman campaign...Set a new high with two caused turnovers at Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament game on May 13...Credited with an assist against Penn in the Ivy League Tournament Championship Game as part of the Big Green's come-from-behind victory.

Before Dartmouth
Four-year lacrosse player at Kent Place School...Served as a captain her senior season, while earning team MVP honors as a junior...Received the team's "unsung hero" award as a senior...Named an academic all-American as a junior...A member of the All-Union County team as both a junior and senior...Earned second-team all-league honors in 2011...Part of the 2008 Union County championship team...Played two seasons of varsity soccer, earning "most improved player" as well as Union County honorable mention as a senior.

Personal
Daughter of Susan and Michael Bird...Sister, Georgia, also plays on the Dartmouth women's lacrosse team...Sisters, Samantha (Penn) and Courtney (Princeton), also played collegiate lacrosse...Member of the Mu Alpha Theta (math honor society) in high school...Recipient of Kent Place School's Pat Conley Award...Undecided on major.

STICK CHECK

What drew you to the Dartmouth Lacrosse Program?
The people definitely drew me to this program. When I visited I felt so included and felt like I really fit in with the girls on the team. I love the homey feeling on the campus and the atmosphere.

What is your favorite Dartmouth Lacrosse moment?
When Amy tricked us and took us bowling! Also winning the Ivy Tournament freshman year.

As a little kid what did you want to be when you grew up?
A Crossing Guard

What do you love most about playing on our home field Scully-Fahey? 
The beautiful background and being with my teammates.

Best memory from the Australia Tour
SKYDIVING!

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