Kristen Haldeman
Kristen Haldeman
Title: Assistant Coach
Year: 4th at MIT
Previous College: Connecticut '06

Kristen Haldeman enters her fourth season as an assistant coach with the MIT women's lacrosse program. A 2006 graduate of the University of Connecticut, she was named second team All-Big East her senior year. In addition, Haldeman became the first player in program history to be selected IWLCA Scholar-Athlete of the Year for Division I.

A reserve for the first three years of her career, Haldeman earned the starting spot her senior campaign. She finished her tenure ranked second for saves in a season (191) and third in career save percentage (.497) and career goals against average (11.07). Haldeman also tied the marks for saves in a game with her tallies of 20, 19, and 18 placing first, third, and seventh, respectively.

A member of the Canadian National Team, Haldeman has two World Cup appearances under her belt and is currently vying for a slot on the roster for the 2013 tournament to be held in Oshawa, Canada. In her 2005 debut the squad placed fourth and then captured the Bronze medal four years later in Prague.

Haldeman earned a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering and went on to receive a master's degree in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University.