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Kristen Hinckley
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Kristen Hinckley 1593939
Position: Defense
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bryn Mawr, Pa.
High School: The Episcopal Academy
Year GP-S G A Pts. GB DC CT
2014 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 12-8 0 0 0 8 2 4
2016 13-9 0 0 0 4 0 4
Total 25-17 0 0 0 12 2 8


2016 (Junior): Appeared in 13 games and made 9 starts... Did not register a point... Snagged 4 ground balls and caused 4 turnovers. 

2015 (Sophomore): Played in 12 games with eight starts…Did not register a point…Picked up eight ground balls, including two games of two GBs…Had two draw controls and four caused turnovers.

2014 (Freshman): Did not see action.

Before Dartmouth: A three-sport athlete at The Episcopal Academy, Hinckley was a member of a team that won four Interac League Championships (2010-2013) and three PAISAA crowns (2011-13). Individually, she was recognized as a member of the Philadelphia Showcase All-Star Team in 2010 as well as First-Team All-Interac, All-Delco and All-Main Line in 2013. Hinckley was also honored as her team’s MVP as voted by the coaching staff and players her final season at The Episcopal Academy.


What drew you to the Dartmouth Lacrosse Program?
There were so many aspects of the Dartmouth Lacrosse Program that drew me. First of all, I LOVED the team and the support they showed each other. When I was here for camps/clinics, it was so amazing to see the pride and passion that everyone shared for the team, the sport, and the program. Furthermore, I wanted to take advantage of an incredible opportunity to be coached by some of the best coaches in the country. I learned so much at camp and improved my game immensely just by being coached by Dartmouth players and coaches. Academically, I loved the challenge of an Ivy League education and the alumni connections that it fosters after college. I was intrigued by the D plan in our ability to study abroad and the emphasis placed on this experience.  Socially, I knew it would be a great fit because everyone on the team was so welcoming to me.

Who is the most talented member on the team away from the field?
I look up to Liz Calby the most of anyone on the team. Her passion, dedication, and hard work are admirable. I think it is incredible how well she does academically, and how much time she still dedicates to lacrosse. I also love how positive and encouraging she is. I think she is the most talented because of how many things she devotes her time to. 

As a little kid what did you want to be when you grew up?
I always wanted to be a teacher. I am still considering a career in education.

What is your favorite place on campus?
My favorite place on campus is the Green because it is so beautiful. I love how I can fully relax on the green and forget about all of my stress. It is a great place to think and reflect.

What is the feeling you get when putting on a Dartmouth uniform?
Pride. I feel so much pride when I wear Dartmouth lacrosse clothes. It makes me feel so appreciative of what I have here and how lucky I am to be a part of such a wonderful program.

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