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Molly Gerst
#10 Molly Gerst
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ada, Mich.
High School: Forest Hills Central HS
Molly Gerst
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 12/14/2009

2009: Started all 24 matches at forward … finished second on the team with 12 points on six goals … 18 of her 29 shots were on goal … named MAC Co-Player of the Week (9/28) after recording the third hat trick in CMU history with three goals in the MAC opener at Ohio (9/25) … tied the school-record with both her fifth two-goal match and sixth multi-goal outing against Buffalo (10/4)… scored against No. 5 Notre Dame (11/15) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

2008: Honorable mention Academic All-MAC selection … started all 20 contests ... finished fourth on the squad with 12 points on four goals and four assists ... tallied the game-winner and added an assist in the season opener at Detroit (8/22) ... scored a pair of goals, including the game-winning tally at Kent State (10/10) ...  assisted on the game-winning goal in the MAC opener against Ball State (9/26).

2007: Played in all 18 matches, starting 15 ... tied for second on the squad with seven goals ... tied for third in the MAC in goals scored ... added one assist to post 15 points, the 10th-best total in the MAC ... point total ranked third on the squad ... also ranked third on the team in shot attempts with 36 and in shots on goal with 21 ... scored twice in a 4-0 victory over Elon (8/31) ... added two more goals against IPFW (9/9) ... scored three times in the season’s final three games, including two against Northern Illinois (10/26) and one against Eastern Michigan (11/1).

2006: Played in 17 matches, making six starts ... fourth on the squad with three goals and nine points ... also had three assists ... scored in her first collegiate match, netting the winner in the final minute of a 3-2 win at Michigan State (8/25) ... picked up her first assist in a 3-0 win over IPFW (8/27) ... set up the winning goal in overtime against Illinois State (9/3) ... assisted on the winning goal and also scored in a 3-1 victory at Canisius (9/10) ... netted a goal in a 3-0 win at Ball State (10/6).

High School:
Four-year varsity letterwinner ... named first team all-state as both a junior and a senior and second team as a sophomore ... named to MHSSCA Dream Team for 2006 ... led team to state title in 2005 ... scored 61 goals and added 28 assists during her high school career ... two-year member of Michigan’s Olympic Development Program state team... also participated in varsity skiing running slalom and giant slalom for two seasons ... honor student all four years.  

Personal:
Full name is Molly Elizabeth Gerst ... born on May 12, 1988 ... parents are David and Leslie Gerst ... elementary education major with a concentration on language arts ... planned program minor ... carries a 3.63 GPA.

Season GP Goals Assists Points Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2006 17 3 3 9 15 .200 8 .533 1 0-0
2007 18 7 1 15 36 .194 21 .583 0 0-0
2008 20 4 4 12 35 .114 22 .629 2 0-0
2009 24 6 0 12 29 .207 18 .621 2 1-1
TOTAL 79 20 8 48 115 .174 69 .600 5 1-1