4 Caitlin Espe
4 Caitlin Espe
Birth Date: 11/13/1989
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Gatos, Calif.
High School: Los Gatos
Previous College: West Valley
Position: Utility
College: 1V

2011 All-WWPA Second Team

AS A SENIOR IN 2011: Provided excellent defense for the Broncos at two-meters collecting a team-high 53 steals, 24 goals, 32 assist, and 36 KO’s drawn… tallied four steals, two assists, and three earned ejections against nationally-ranked UC Davis (1/30) … registered three goals, four assists and two five-meters drawn against CS Monterey Bay (2/5) … assisted on four goals against CS Bakersfield (2/13) … tallied three assists, two steals, and three earned ejections against Sonoma St (2/13) …  added an assist and three steals against CS Monterey Bay (2/26) … added an assist, two steals, and an earned ejection against Sonoma St. (3/24) … made five steals while scoring a goal against San Bernadino (4/2)… scored a goal while adding three assists, two steals and three earned ejections in a loss against UCSD (4/9) … scored two goals while drawing four ejections in a win over Sonoma St. (4/29).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Started all 33 games and scored 24 goals … led the team with 36 steals … finished with 30 assists and drew 20 ejections… scored three goals, registered two assists, one steal and drew an ejection against Sonoma State (1/31) … scored two goals and added two steals, one assist and one ejection drawn against Cal State Monterey Bay (2/6) … finished with two goals, two assists, and one steal against Cal Baptist (2/27) … registered two goals, three steals and two assists against Sonoma State (3/24) … scored three goals and collected two assists and two steals against Cal State East Bay (5/1).

AT WEST VALLEY: Spent two years at West Valley College ... coaches were Bruce Watson and Becky Hoang ... First Team All-Nor Cal ... First Team All-Coast Conference ... Second Team All-America.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Los Gatos High School in 2007 ... team went undefeated in league junior year ... three time all-league selection ... league MVP as a junior ... team MVP as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Steve Espe and Teresa Breidenthal ... has one sister, Elizabeth ... has one brother, Jonathan, who played football at San Diego ... enjoys traveling and reading ... Psychology major.