4 Christian Coates
4 Christian Coates
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Junior
Hometown: Berlin, Md.
High School: Worcester Preparatory School
Position: Goalkeeper
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Mather

2011 (Junior):
Saw action in four games, making four saves ... Stopped two shots and collected a ground ball against Bellarmine (March 11) ... Recorded two saves against No. 2 Cornell in Ivy tournament final (May 8).

2010 (Sophomore):
Appeared in four games, starting three ... Owned a 2-2 record with a 9.62 goals-against average and a .520 save percentage (26 of 50) ... Recorded a career-high 11 saves and picked up two ground balls in season-opening win against Canisius (Feb. 27) ... Picked up a victory, making six saves and grabbing a ground ball against Colgate (March 16) ... Had one stop against Brown (March 20).

2009 (Freshman):
Saw action in three games between the pipes ... Made two stops in collegiate debut at Stony Brook (Feb. 28) ... Recorded four saves and did not allow a goal in 15+ minutes of action against Presbyterian (March 27).

Before Harvard:
Earned eight varsity letters at Worcester Preparatory School, including four in lacrosse and four in soccer ... Captain lacrosse in senior season ... Three-time All-ESIAC Conference goalkeeper ... Maryland Senior All-Star in 2008 ... Received Academic All-America recognition .... Graduated cum laude ... Memember of National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society.

Father, Thomas Coates, was the baseball captain and Washington and Lee ... Mother, Cathi Coates, played lacrosse at Lynchburg and served as the team captain.