Third-year member of the squad who sat out freshman campaign • calm player under pressure • possesses a defensive skill set that provides her with great opportunities to become a solid member of the team’s backfield • smart defensive player.
Saw time in five games for the CAA Champion and NCAA Tournament participant Blue Hens • appeared in first career game at Lafayette (Nov. 2) • also saw time during the CAA Championships (Nov. 7-9) and NCAA Tournament game against Kent State (Nov. 12) • did not record any statistics.
Did not compete and retained freshman eligibility.
Four-year varsity starter and letterwinner in field hockey and lacrosse at Annapolis Senior High School under coaches Angela Carpita (field hockey), Lisa Moylan (field hockey) and Dave Gehrdes (lacrosse) • team captain for both squads as a senior • two-time All-County Capital Gazette and Coaches Poll First Team selection • also earned First Team honors for lacrosse • represented Annapolis in the Maryland State Senior game • collected 10 goals and six defensive saves as a senior • played seven seasons with the SPark Travel Club, where she was a Junior Olympian Bronze Medalist • competed in the USA Field Hockey National Futures Championship in 2011 and 2012 • helped lead Spark to the National Indoor Championship in 2011 and 2013 in addition to the Disney Showcase U16 Silver Flight Championship in 2010 • participated in the University of Delaware Futures Elite Academy • honored as a lacrosse Academic All-American in 2012 and 2013 • excelled academically as a member of the National Honors Society, National Spanish Honors Society and the International Baccalaureate Program • named all four years to the Principal’s Honor Roll (straight A’s) while earning Outstanding Scholar Athlete and Academic Achievement awards • picked twice as a Superintendent’s Honor Roll awardee • selected as a US Army Scholar Athlete her senior year in addition to earning the Jean Boyd and Paula Rusko Award for Athletic Achievement, Integrity and Exemplary Sportsmanship • participated in Minds in Motion.
Kayla Maris Devlin • born March 16, 1995 in Annapolis, Md. • daughter of Beth and Joseph Devlin • has an older brother, Conor, and an older sister, Becca • comes from an athletic family as mother played tennis and squash at Johns Hopkins, brother played lacrosse at UMBC and sister was a member of the field hockey team at Radford • father was a two-sport athlete at Johns Hopkins as a member of the football and lacrosse teams while helping the lacrosse squad to a NCAA National Championship in 1978 • father also was an assistant coach from 1984-90 at JHU when the Blue Jays won three NCAA National Championships • enjoys boating, watching TV, hanging out with friends, playing with her dog, playing piano and painting • majoring in elementary education with a concentration in math • favorite sports teams include the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore, Orioles and Washington Capitals • babysits • chose the University of Delaware because she really liked the field hockey staff and what the school had to offer • represented the United States and earned a bronze medal at the 19th World Maccabiah Games, held in Israel, in summer 2013.
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