Paige Gunning - Women's Lacrosse - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#20 Paige Gunning Season 2019-20

Goalkeeper

Class Freshman
High School Archbishop Spalding
Hometown Severna Park, Md.
Major Medicine, Health & Society

Student-Athlete Features
The Vanderbilt Hustler — Gunning’s Dominance in goals leads Vanderbilt to victory

Career Honors
• 2022 AAC All-Tournament
• AAC Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 14, 2022)
• Three-time AAC Academic Honor Roll (2020, 2021, 2022)
• Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll (2021, 2022)
• 2019-20 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2021 All-AAC second team
• Two-time AAC Defensive Player of the Week (Feb. 22, 2021, April 5, 2021)

As a Junior (2022)
• AAC All-Tournament
• Compiled 10-6 record in goal
• Made 150 saves with a .424 save percentage
• Set a personal career high and AAC Tournament record with 20 saves in championship game vs. #8 Florida (May 7)
• Charged out of goal and intercepted a Temple pass with under a minute to play in regulation, setting up the game-tying goal to force overtime at AAC Tournament (May 5)
• Totaled 11 saves in semifinals win vs. Temple at AAC Tournament (May 5)
• Made 13 saves vs. #10 Florida (April 16)
• Tallied 11 saves in win at Towson (March 23)
• 11 saves in win vs. #12 Notre Dame (Feb. 19)
• AAC Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 14)
• 13 saves in season-opening win over Liberty (Feb. 12)

As a Sophomore (2021) – Game-by-Game Statistics
• AAC All-Academic
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• All-AAC second team
• Two-time AAC Defensive Player of the Week (Feb. 22, April 5)
• Started all 19 games, posting a 12-7 record
• Set program-record with 177 saves in the season, which paced Division I
• Caused four turnovers in the win over Mercer (March 3)
• Claimed 48 ground balls and caused 11 turnovers
• Nabbed five ground balls on three different occasions (vs. High Point, at Cincinnati and vs. Jacksonville)

As a Freshman (2020) – Game-by-Game Statistics
• AAC All-Academic
• First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Started all nine games and played full 60 minutes five times
• Finished season with 4-5 record, .374 save percentage and 68 saves in 459:07 minutes
• Second in the conference with 7.56 saves per game
• Also finished season with 11 ground balls and three caused turnovers
• Made 10 saves with season-high .476 save percentage in collegiate debut at Wagner (Feb. 9)
• Season-high 12 saves against Louisville (Feb. 25) and in win over No. 10 Denver (March 1)
• Season-high four ground balls against No. 21 Penn State (March 8)
• Season canceled after nine games due to coronavirus outbreak

The Gunning File
• 2019 Baltimore area girls lacrosse top 10 players to watch
• First-Team All-Conference
• First-Team All-County
• Baltimore Sun’s First Team All-Metro
• Capital Gazette’s Athlete of the Week
• Member of National Honor Society
• Principal’s Honor Roll
• Recipient of the LT. James Love Scholarship at Spalding
• Daughter to Christine and John Gunning
• Has two brothers, Mitch and Zack