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Northwestern Athletic Department’s Key Principles Deliver on a World-Class student-athlete experience. Know and adhere to all NCAA, Big Ten and NU rules and regulations. Maintain strict financial integrity and responsibility. Compete for and win championships in all programs. Represent the institution in a positive fashion at all times.

TABLE OF CONTENTS General information • 1-7 Quick Facts............................................ 2 2009 Roster........................................... 2 Lakeside Field....................................... 3 2009 Season Outlook............................ 4 2008 In Review...................................... 5 2009 Opponent Information................ 6-7






n the eight short months since our coaching staff arrived on campus, we have already witnessed incredible growth by our studentathletes, both collectively and as individuals. Without a doubt, each of them has the competitive drive and the physical ability necessary to meet the rigorous demands of a grueling sport such as field hockey. Now, it is our mission to help our student-athletes truly FLY. We consider flying to be the ability to find the strength to step on the field and put together each of the the pieces that will permit them to spread their wings and get off the ground. We as coaches could not be more excited by the challenge and look forward to sharing with the Northwestern community the moment when our young women realize just how limitless their potential is. We expect great things from this group of Wildcats on the field, in the classroom and in the community.






—Tracey Fuchs Northwestern Head Coach

wildcat staff • 8-12 Head Coach Tracey Fuchs................. 8-9 Associate Head Coach Carla Tagliente............................. 10 Assistant Coach April Fronzoni.............11 Support Staff........................................ 12

2009 WILDCATS • 13-22 Almquist—Coburn............................... 13 Dobbs—Elmy....................................... 14 Fortson—Jamieson............................. 15 Lynch—Marcincin................................ 16 Mooney—Plaster-Strange................... 17 Polhmeyer—Putnam........................... 18 Robbins—Sirak.................................... 19 Standa—Uchida.................................. 21 Newcomers.......................................... 22

WILDCAT HISTORY • 23-33 Postseason Records........................... 23 Honda Broderick Cup Winners............ 23 Hall of Fame Inductees................... 24-25 Honors and Awards........................ 26-27 Year-by-Year Results...................... 28-30 Record Book................................... 31-33

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS The 2009 Northwestern University Field Hockey Media Guide was produced by the Northwestern University Athletic Communications Department. Assistant AD for Athletic Communications...................................Mike Wolf Associate Directors......................... Nick Brilowski, Julie Dunn, Doug Meffley Assistant Director.................................................................. Rand Champion Director of New Media/Big Ten Network Liaison........................ Rob Coons Assistant Director/Field Hockey Contact............................... Scott Hammer Direct Office Phone.................................................................(847) 491-8800 Cell Phone................................................................................(862) 268-1651 FAX............................................................................................(847) 491-8818 Web Photography..............................Scott Arey, Stephen Carrera, Walt Middleton Printing..........................................................................Multi-Ad Services, Inc.

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This is Northwestern • 34-40 This Is Northwestern............................ 34 More about Northwestern.................... 35 President Morton O. Schapiro............. 36 Director of Athletics Jim Phillips........... 37 Academic Services.............................. 38 Athletic Excellence.............................. 39 Athletic Endowments........................... 40 My Kind of Town, Chicago................... 41 The Ultimate Sports Town................... 42


ROSTER AND QUICK FACTS 2009 NORTHWESTERN NUMERICAL ROSTER No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. Hometown (High School) 1 Courtney Plaster-Strange F 5-2 Sr. Louisville, Ky. (Kentucky Country Day) 2 Sarah Marcincin B 5-10 Jr. Bethlehem, Pa. (Blair Academy) 3 Chelsea Armstrong M/B 5-5 So. Perth, Australia (Penrhos) 4 Beth Warner B 5-5 Fr. West Sussex, England (Seaford) 5 Elizabeth Dobbs F 5-4 Sr. Wellesley, Mass. (St. Ignatius (San Francisco)) 6 Zoe Almquist B 5-5 Jr. Ann Arbor, Mich. (Ann Arbor Pioneer) 7 Alyssa Elmy M/B 5-3 Sr. Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (G.A.R. Memorial) 8 Stacy Uchida M/B 5-2 Sr. Southbury, Conn. (Pomperaug) 9 Colleen Petronchak B 5-3 Fr. Voorhees, N.J. (Eastern Regional) 12 Regan Mooney F 5-7 So. Spring City, Pa. (St. Pius X) 13 Jaimie Orrico F/M 5-7 So. Southbury, Conn. (Pomperaug) 15 Sherilyn DeStefano M 5-2 Fr. Providence, R.I. (Moses Brown) 16 Kendra Sirak M 5-6 Jr. Dallas, Pa. (Wyoming Seminary) 17 Courtney Coburn B 5-5 Sr. Upper Arlington, Ohio (Upper Arlington) 18 Stephanie Fortson M 5-6 Sr. Lehighton, Pa. (Lehighton) 19 Kaylee Pohlmeyer M/B 5-6 So. Severna Park, Md. (Severna Park) 21 Jill Putnam M 5-4 RS Sr. Greenfield, Mass. (Greenfield) 22 Olivia Standa F 5-4 Jr. Lake Bluff, Ill. (Lake Forest) 23 Megan Jamieson B 5-8 Jr. Toledo, Ohio (Ottawa Hills) 24 Shannon Disbrow M 5-5 Fr. Potomac, Md. (Winston Churchill) 25 Amanda Wirth GK 5-4 Fr. Pittsgrove, N.J. (Schalick) 27 Claire Thompson F 5-1 So. San Jose, Calif. (Leland) 28 Marnie Robbins F/M 5-4 Jr. Milwaukee, Wis. (University School Milwaukee) 99 Katie Lynch GK 5-3 Jr. Briarcliff, N.Y. (Briarcliff) Head Coach: Tracey Fuchs, Connecticut ’88 Associate Head Coach: Carla Tagliente, Maryland ’01 Assistant Coach: April Fronzoni, Michigan ’04

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE ALMQUIST...................................... ALM-quest ELMY.................................................... EL-mee FUCHS...............................................FYOOKS MARCINCIN.................................. mar-SIN-sin ORRICO...........................................or-REE-co

PETRONCHAK......................puh-TRON-chack POHLMEYER................................POLE-my-er SIRAK................................................ SEE-rack STANDA........................................... STAN-duh UCHIDA.................................... you-CHEE-duh

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY QUICK FACTS Location...................................................................... Evanston, Ill. Founded..................................................................................1851 Enrollment..............................................................................8,000 President..........................................................Morton O. Schapiro Faculty Representative........................................... Bob Gundlach Home Facility........................Leonard B. Thomas Sports Complex Nickname........................................................................... Wildcats Colors.................................................................. Purple and White Conference..........................................................................Big Ten Director of Athletics and Recreation..........................Jim Phillips Senior Woman Administrator................................. Noreen Morris Sport Administrator....................................................Brad Hurlbut Head Coach..................................Tracey Fuchs (Connecticut, ’88) Associate Head Coach..................Carla Tagliente (Maryland, ’01) Assistant Coach.............................. April Fronzoni (Michigan, ’04) Fuchs’ Career Record / Seasons............................... First season NU Record / Years...................................................... First season Letterwinners Returning / Lost............................................17 / 4 Starters Returning / Lost........................................................7 / 4 2008 Overall Record................................................................7-13 2008 Conference Record / Finish.....................................1-5 / 6th


leonard b. thomas sports complex at lakeside field


uilt in 1997 at a cost of $3.5 million, the Leonard B. Thomas Sports Complex (LBT), also known as Lakeside Field, is one of the premier venues for field hockey in the United States. Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan with the world-famous Chicago Skyline serving as a panoramic backdrop, the complex includes an artificial turf playing field lined specifically for field hockey, permanent seating for approximately 300 fans, a sound system, a permanent scoreboard, lighting for night games and extensive landscaping. The LBT was the site for the 2002 Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament and, following field renovations two years later, hosted the Tournament again in 2004. The installment of the complex on the north end of Northwestern’s main campus brings field hockey closer to where the students live and has attracted additional fans to the team’s games. On a sunny day in the fall, the stands are packed to beyond capacity with fans spilling over onto the sidelines.

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2009 Season Outlook I

n the short period of time since Tracey Fuchs took over as the head coach of Northwestern, it has become clear that she would waste no time imparting her coaching philosophies and team identity to her new squad. Along with associate head coach Carla Tagliente and assistant coach April Fronzoni—both of whom have played or coached alongside Fuchs at the collegiate and international levels—Fuchs has introduced a new brand of field hockey to a talented returning Wildcats lineup. Throughout her first offseason practice schedule at NU, Fuchs demanded constant effort, focus and grit from her players, who were out to prove themselves in front of a new coaching staff. “I thought we had a really good spring practice schedule and that we really made progress in the way we play,” Fuchs said. “We had a lot of our girls playing a lot of field hockey at a high level this summer so I expect them be very confident and ready to go.” Equipped with all the necessary tools, this year’s NU team has decided that the 2009-10 campaign is about learning to fly; under the guidance of Fuchs, it certainly seems like a group that is ready to take flight. FORWARDS Late last season, Northwestern saw two particular players step up and declare themselves ready to be consistent scoring threats on the offensive end. Seniors Elizabeth Dobbs and Courtney Plaster-Strange both developed a nose for the goal, finishing second and third, respectively, in points and goals scored for NU. They seem prepared to account for the loss of the departed Alexandra Quinn and her team-best 14 goals from last season and will look forward to increased contributions from Regan Mooney and Olivia Standa. According to Coach Fuchs: “We definitely will be looking to Liz and Courtney to create opportunities for us but I really think our corner attack unit will need to step up to take some pressure off our primary forwards.” MIDFIELDERS Arguably NU’s strongest unit, the midfield line figures to provide the same type of stability and two-way effort it demonstrated last season. Senior Stephanie Fortson will once again anchor the middle of the field and this year will be joined by Jill Putnam, a senior with a wealth of experience and playmaking ability who missed last season due to injury. With former high school teammates Stacy Uchida and Jaimie Orrico as well as the dangerous Kendra Sirak running the sidelines, NU should be able to create plenty of scoring opportunities for its forwards. According to Coach Fuchs: “With Stephanie, Stacy and Kendra, we have a lot of experience in the midfield and won’t need to waste time letting them gel. Stacy is one of our best leaders so we’ll go as she goes and I expect really big things from her.”



DEFENDERS The back line is another source of experience for Northwestern, beginning with centerback Sarah Marcincin, who started all 20 games for NU in 2008. Zoe Almquist and Kaylee Pohlmeyer gained starting experience on the outside as underclassmen last year and could be joined in the mix by talented freshmen Shannon Disbrow and Colleen Petronchak. According to Coach Fuchs: “This year we’re very focused on making sure our backline players are both good stickhandlers and good defenders.”


Seniors (7) Courtney Coburn Elizabeth Dobbs Alyssa Elmy Stephanie Fortson Courtney Plaster-Strange Jill Putnam Stacy Uchida Juniors (7) Zoe Almquist Megan Jamieson Katie Lynch Sarah Marcincin Marnie Robbins Kendra Sirak Olivia Standa Sophomores (5) Chelsea Armstrong Regan Mooney Jaimie Orrico Kaylee Pohlmeyer Claire Thompson

Freshmen (5) Sherilyn DeStefano Shannon Disbrow Colleen Petronchak Beth Warner Amanda Wirth

’CATS BY STATE/COUNTRY Pennsylvania (5) Alyssa Elmy Stephanie Fortson Sarah Marcincin Regan Mooney Kendra Sirak Connecticut (2) Jaimie Orrico Stacy Uchida Maryland (2) Shannon Disbrow Kaylee Pohlmeyer Massachusetts (2) Elizabeth Dobbs Jill Putnam New Jersey (2) Colleen Petronchak Amanda Wirth Ohio (2) Courtney Coburn Megan Jamieson Australia (1) Chelsea Armstrong California (1) Claire Thompson England (1) Beth Warner Illinois (1) Olivia Standa Kentucky (1) Courtney Plaster-Strange Michigan (1) Zoe Almquist New York (1) Katie Lynch Rhode Island (1) Sherilyn DeStefano

JILL PUTNAM is back for the ’Cats after missing the 2008 season due to injury.

Wisconsin (1) Marnie Robbins

GOALKEEPERS Despite losing a three-year starter in Emily Kyle to graduation, Wildcat fans shouldn’t worry about a drop-off in play in the cage. Katie Lynch has plenty of game experience for the ’Cats and is ready to take the reins as the starter, while freshman Amanda Wirth also will be vying for playing time right from the start. According to Coach Fuchs: “I think it’s really going to be a battle at goalkeeper. Katie had a great spring and we’re bringing in a top goalie recruit in Amanda so I like our depth and options in the cage.”

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owered by the efforts of five remarkable seniors, Northwestern completed the 2008 season with a 7-13 overall record and a 1-5 record in the Big Ten. NU provided fans at Lakeside Field with a host of highlight reel plays and memorable performances in its five home victories. Two Wildcat players distinguished themselves statistically throughout their senior campaigns. Alexandra Quinn posted the most prolific scoring season of her career with a team-best 14 goals and 33 points on her way to first-team All-Big Ten accolades. Quinn’s scoring prowess landed her in a tie for 14th all-time at NU with 74 career points. Anchoring NU’s defense for the third season in a row was goalkeeper Emily Kyle. Kyle racked up 139 saves in 2008, which led the Big Ten and ranked as the sixth-highest single season total in school history. Kyle compiled exactly 400 career saves, fourth all-time in program history. Northwestern also featured a number of younger players who emerged as reliable scorers and permanent fixtures in the starting lineup. Elizabeth Dobbs finished second on the team with nine goals on 28 shots and enjoyed a stretch of four straight games with a goal in September. On Oct. 4 vs. Missouri State, Dobbs started her first game of the year and scored NU’s first two goals in the opening eight minutes of a 5-3 Wildcats win. Sarah Marcincin established herself as the team’s leading defender, starting all 20 games at center back while contributing on NU’s offensive penalty corner unit, scoring one goal and adding two assists. NU began its home schedule with a three-game winning streak during which it outscored its opponents by a 14-1 margin. Quinn scored four goals in two games against Miami (Ohio) and Sacred Heart to earn Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors for the first time in her career. Kyle also was 2008 first-team All-Big Ten named the conference’s Defensive Player of honoree ALEXANDRA QUINN the Week for her role in Northwestern’s first shutout victory since Oct. 9, 2005, an 8-0 drubbing of SHU. Two weeks later, NU improved to 4-0 at Lakeside Field with a 6-1 defeat of Saint Louis, a game in which Quinn sparked Northwestern’s attack to the tune of two goals and three assists to once again earn Big Ten Player of the Week recognition.

2008 Team StatISTICS

Beginning Sept. 13 vs. American, the ’Cats played top-20 ranked teams in eight of their next 13 contests, including run-ins with three of the four schools that would eventually reach the national semifinals (Iowa, Maryland and Wake Forest). One of NU’s best performances of the year came on Oct. 26 at No. 11 Louisville. Playing against her hometown team, Courtney PlasterStrange scored once in each half and Dobbs added a goal to give the ’Cats a 3-2 advantage. That remained the score until Louisville pushed across the equalizer with just three minutes to play in regulation. Sudden victory overtime lasted for nearly 13 minutes, with Kyle making four of her seasonhigh-tying 12 saves in the extra session, but the Cardinals managed a goal by Nicole Youman to end the overtime thriller. In the Big Ten regular season finale at home vs. Indiana, NU came out determined to send its seniors off with a victory. After the Hoosiers scored an early goal, Northwestern responded with a penalty corner goal by Stephanie Fortson to even the score. Quinn and Plaster-Strange then managed second-half tallies to lift NU to a 3-1 win and the No. 6 seed in the Big Ten tournament, where two goals by Quinn were not enough as NU’s season came to an end against second-seeded Michigan State, 4-2.

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Sat., Aug. 29 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 11-12 Series History: Ohio, 2-1 Last Meeting: 2004; NU 6-0 Starters Returning/Lost: 6/5 Field Hockey SID: Michael Weisman E-mail: Phone: (740) 597-1784 Web Site:

Sat., Sept. 12 at Miami Field Hockey Turf Field 2008 Record: 8-12 Series History: NU, 8-3 Last Meeting: 2007; NU 4-2 Starters Returning/Lost: 6/5 Field Hockey SID: Chad Twaro E-mail: Phone: (989) 774-3277 Web Site:


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Saint Joseph’s

Fri., Aug. 28 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 10-10 Series History: NU, 5-2 Last Meeting: 2008; BU 3-0 Starters Returning/Lost: 7/4 Field Hockey SID: Brian Kelley E-mail: Phone: (617) 353-2163 Web Site:

Mon., Aug. 31 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 22-2 (NCAA Champion) Series History: Maryland, 11-5 Last Meeting: 2008; Maryland 10-1 Starters Returning/Lost: 8/3 Field Hockey SID: Brandon Parro E-mail: Phone: (301) 314-7063 Web Site:

Sat., Sept. 5 at Johnson Field 2008 Record: 7-10 Series History: NU, 2-0 Last Meeting: 2006; NU 3-1 Starters Returning/Lost: 9/2 Field Hockey SID: Sam Rubin E-mail: Phone: (203) 432-1456 Web Site:

Sun., Sept. 6 at Johnson Field (Yale) 2008 Record: 7-12 Series History: NU 1-0 Last Meeting: 2008; NU 8-0 Starters Returning/Lost: 6/5 Field Hockey SID: Rick Cohen E-mail: Phone: (203) 365-4813 Web Site:


Thu., Sept. 10 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 9-11 Series History: NU, 10-3 Last Meeting: 2007; NU 3-1 Starters Returning/Lost: 9/2 Field Hockey SID: Brian Risso E-mail: Phone: (650) 736-9044 Web Site:

Sun., Sept. 13 at Miami Field Hockey Turf Field 2008 Record: 14-7 Series History: NU, 8-1 Last Meeting: 2008; NU 3-1 Starters Returning/Lost: 6/5 Field Hockey SID: Mike Roth E-mail: Phone: (513) 529-7092 Web Site:

Fri., Sept. 18 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 6-15 Series History: NU, 11-0 Last Meeting: 2008; NU 5-3 Starters Returning/Lost: Field Hockey SID: Brian Lynch E-mail: Phone: (417) 836-4585 Web Site:

Sun., Sept. 20 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 11-9 Series History: n/a Last Meeting: n/a Starters Returning/Lost: 9/2 Field Hockey SID: Joe Greenwich E-mail: Phone: (610) 660-1738 Web Site:

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Fri., Oct. 2 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 8-12 Series History: Northwestern, 28-18 Last Meeting: 2008; Michigan 3-0 Starters Returning/Lost: 8/3 Field Hockey SID: Leah Howard E-mail: Phone: (734) 615-0679 Web Site:

Fri., Oct. 23 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 18-5 (NCAA semifinalist) Series History: Iowa, 47-18-4 Last Meeting: 2008; Iowa 2-0 Starters Returning/Lost: 5/6 Field Hockey SID: Patrick Sojka E-mail: Phone: (319) 335-9411 Web Site:



Fri., Sept. 25 at Ralph Young Field 2008 Record: 17-6 (NCAA qualifier) Series History: Northwestern, 30-19 Last Meeting: 2008; Michigan State 4-2 Starters Returning/Lost: 9/2 Field Hockey SID: Jim Donatelli E-mail: Phone: 517-355-2271 Web Site:

Sat., Sept. 26 at Ralph Young Field (Michigan State) 2008 Record: 6-11 Series History: Tied, 1-1 Last Meeting: 2007; Maine 3-1 Starters Returning/Lost: 8/3 Field Hockey SID: Andrew Mahoney E-mail: Phone: (207) 581-4158 Web Site:

Sun., Oct. 4 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 4-13 Series History: Northwestern, 9-1-1 Last Meeting: 2008; Northwestern 6-1 Starters Returning/Lost: 6/5 Field Hockey SID: Chuck Yahng E-mail: Phone: (314) 977-2524 Web Site:

Fri., Oct. 9 at Penn State Field Hockey Complex 2008 Record: 13-7 (NCAA qualifier) Series History: Penn State, 24-3-1 Last Meeting: 2008; Penn State 4-0 Starters Returning/Lost: 8/3 Field Hockey SID: Justin LaFleur E-mail: Phone: (814) 865-1757 Web Site:

Sat., Oct. 17 at IU Field Hockey Field 2008 Record: 7-11 Series History: Northwestern, 9-4 Last Meeting: 2008; Northwestern 3-1 Starters Returning/Lost: 9/2 Field Hockey SID: Shana Daniels E-mail: Phone: (812) 855-9401 Web Site:

Sat., Oct. 31 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 14-7 Series History: Northwestern, 26-23-1 Last Meeting: 2008; Ohio State 6-0 Starters Returning/Lost: 9/2 Field Hockey SID: Emily Meyer E-mail: Phone: (614) 292-3270 Web Site:


Tue., Oct. 6 at Lakeside Field 2008 Record: 13-5 Series History: Northwestern, 5-4-1 Last Meeting: 2008; California 5-1 Starters Returning/Lost: 3/8 Field Hockey SID: Tim Miguel E-mail: Phone: (510) 643-9036 Web Site:

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Head Coach First Season



n Jan. 15, 2009, Tracey Fuchs became the seventh head coach in the history of the Northwestern field hockey program. Fuchs comes to Northwestern following two championship-laden coaching stints as the associate head coach at Michigan that spanned 12 seasons (1996-2003, 2005-’08). When Fuchs arrived as an assistant at Michigan in 1996, the Wolverines had never in their history reached the NCAA tournament. That quickly changed, however, under the leadership of Fuchs and new head coach Marcia Pankratz. In 1999, Michigan qualified for the tournament for the first time and went all the way to the championship game. Two years later, Fuchs and Michigan completed their rise to the top, winning the 2001 NCAA title. In total at U of M, Fuchs was part of six NCAAqualifying teams as well as three Big Ten Tournament-winning squads (1999, 2000, 2005). Since 2005, Fuchs has also been the head coach of the United States Junior National Team. In that role, Fuchs recently guided the 2008 team to a historic victory at the Pan American Junior Championships in Mexico City, posting a 2-1 overtime win in the finals against Argentina, which had won all five tournaments dating to 1988. The United States topped its previous-best finish of second, a feat it accomplished three times. Following one of those silver medal performances at the Pan American Junior Championships in her first year at the helm, Fuchs led the squad to a seventh-place showing at the Junior World Cup, the best finish by the USA at the international event. Consequently, she was named USA Field Hockey’s National Coach of the Year in 2005. In August, 2009, Fuchs helped the Americans to an eighth-place finish at the Junior World Cup. Arguably the greatest player in the history of USA field hockey, Fuchs is a two-time USA Field Hockey Athlete of the Year (1990, ’95), and a member of two Olympic and four World Cup teams. She has participated in more international matches (268) than any other player in U.S. field hockey history. Fuchs gained extensive leadership experience as a 17-year member of the national team, serving as team captain for 14 seasons. She racked up 69 international goals and in 1994 was named to the President’s XI, a world all-star team chosen to play the Australian Hockeyroos in honor of the International Hockey Federation’s 75th Anniversary.


November 3, 1966

High School

Centereach H.S. (Centereach, N.Y.)

Alma Mater

Connecticut, 1988

Degrees Playing Experience

Bachelor’s Degree Sports Management and Marketing Connecticut, 1984-87 United States National Team, 1988-2005

Coaching Experience Michigan, 1996-2000, 2005 Assistant Coach Michigan, 2001-2003 Volunteer Assistant Coach U.S. Field Hockey U-21 squad, 2005-2009 Head Coach Northwestern, 2009-present Head Coach Fuchs began her coaching career as an assistant at Connecticut, where as a collegiate player she was a three-time All-American and twice named a finalist for the Honda Broderick Award, winning the honor as the nation’s top field hockey player in 1987. She also earned all-tournament recognition after helping the Huskies win the 1985 NCAA championship and graduated with seven UConn scoring records to her name. A native of Centereach (N.Y.) High School, Fuchs earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management and marketing from Connecticut in 1988.

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HEAD COACH TRACEY FUCHS ON THE SIDELINE • Head coach of U.S. U-21 Junior National Team (2005-2009) • USA Field Hockey National Coach of the Year (2005) • Guided Junior National Team to gold medal at 2008 Pan American Games in Mexico City • Defeated Argentina—which had won all five previous tournaments—in the Pan American Games final •

Coached team to seventh-place finish at the 2005 Junior World Cup—the best showing for the U.S. in the history of the event—and an eighth-place finish in 2009


Fuchs first appeared on the senior USA Field Hockey circuit at the Pan American Games in 1987 immediately following her final season at Connecticut. Over 20 years later, Fuchs is widely regarded as one of the best players the country has ever produced and as a coach who brought the U-21 Junior National Team to unprecedented levels of success.

ON THE FIELD • 17-year member of U.S. senior national team, serving as captain for final 14 seasons • 268 career caps is the most by any player in USA Field Hockey history

Competed in five Pan American Games, winning four silver medals (1987, 1995, 1999 and 2003) and one bronze medal (1991)

• USA Female Field Hockey Athlete of the Year (1990, 1995)

• 69 international goals scored • Two-time Olympian (1988, 1996) •

Four-time World Cup participant (1990, 1994, 1998, 2002), leading team to bronze-medal finish in 1994 in Dublin

Member of President’s XI Team as part of International Hockey Federation’s 75th anniversary celebration in Alexandria, Egypt

Scored four goals in three games— including both goals in a pair of 1-1 ties—in World Cup qualifying series against India to send U.S. into World Cup

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arla Tagliente joined the field hockey staff as Northwestern’s associate head coach in January, 2009, beginning her seventh season coaching in the Big Ten after three-year stints at Iowa (2003-05), where she revitalized the Hawkeyes’ offense and helped them nearly double their goal output over her brief tenure, and Michigan (2006-08), where she also worked primarily with the offense and led the Wolverines to the 2007 Big Ten Tournament championship game. Tagliente has also stayed involved with the USA Field Hockey program as coach of the illustrious A-Camp and the High Performance Center Midwest Regional team. In fall 2008, Tagliente was elected to the U.S. Field Hockey Board of Directors and in November received a Level III accreditation from U.S. Field Hockey with a recommendation to go onto the International Hockey Federation. Tagliente and NU head coach Tracey Fuchs are two of only five coaches in the country to have earned such accreditation. Tagliente also spent two years as a volunteer assistant at Maryland, where as a player she was a three-time first-team NFHCA AllAmerican (1998, ’99, 2000). A two-time finalist for the Honda Broderick Award, Tagliente was a member of the 1999 NCAA champion Maryland squad that defeated Michigan in the tournament final and she continues to hold Terrapin school records for career goals (87) and points (187). A three-time CoSIDA Academic All-American (1999, 2000, ’01), Tagliente was awarded the Atlantic Coast Conference’s prestigious WeaverJames-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship in 2001. Additionally, Tagliente competed for seven years on the USA Field Hockey national team, playing in 78 games and scoring five goals. She contributed to U.S. silver medals at the 1999 Pan American Games and 2001 Americas Cup and played alongside Fuchs in the 2002 World Cup. In her first season with the national team in 1997, Tagliente was named the USFHA Female Athlete of the Year A native of Cortland, N.Y., Tagliente graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing and delivered the commencement address for Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. She is currently enrolled in Michigan’s Ross School of Business, where she is working toward an MBA degree.




January 2, 1979

High School Marathon Central H.S. (Cortland, N.Y.)

Alma Mater

Maryland, 2001

Degrees Bachelor’s Degree Finance and Marketing Playing Experience Maryland, 1999-2000 United States National Team, 1997-2003 Coaching Experience Maryland, 2001-02 Volunteer Assistant Coach Iowa, 2003-05 Assistant Coach U.S. U-16 National Team, 2004-05 Assistant Coach Michigan, 2006-08 Assistant Coach Northwestern, 2008-present Associate Head Coach Midwest Regional High Performance Team, 2009-present Assistant Coach


“This is a really exciting time to be part of the Northwestern field hockey family. Tracey has been so successful at every level both as a player and a coach and I have no doubt that it will be more of the same for her at NU. Northwestern field hockey has a gorgeous setting for its facilities, great tradition and outstanding support from NU’s athletic community so we’re excited to see what this year’s team can become.” —CARLA TAGLIENTE Associate Head Coach

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april fronzoni

February 18, 1982

High School Wyoming Valley Senior H.S. (Plymouth, Pa.)

Assistant Coach Second Season



pril Fronzoni, a 2004 graduate of the University of Michigan and one of the most successful collegiate field hockey players this decade, joined the Wildcats staff in August, 2008, serving as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2008 campaign before moving into her current role as a full-time assistant coach. She arrived at Northwestern on the heels of an impressive field hockey career at both the collegiate and international levels. A four-time letterwinner in field hockey at Michigan, Fronzoni concluded her Wolverine career as the all-time leader in goals (68) and points (155). She was the first player in program history to be named Big Ten Conference Athlete of the Year in 2002 and was tabbed Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year in both 2002 and 2003. Fronzoni, a three-time NFHCA All-American and All-Big Ten Conference selection, was also a member of the 2001 NCAA Championship team—the APRIL first title in Michigan’s program history—and earned FRONZONI all-tournament honors that year. The first player in Michigan history to receive All-American honors three times, Fronzoni twice was a finalist for field hockey’s Honda Broderick Award (2002 and 2003), presented annually to the nation’s best collegiate field hockey player. Current Northwestern head coach Tracey Fuchs, who spent 12 years as an assistant and associate head coach in Ann Arbor, helped mentor Fronzoni throughout her four-year stint playing for Michigan. On the international scene, Fronzoni played forward and scored 15 goals in 60 career caps, including a goal in the United States’ 3-1 win over South Africa in the 2006 World Cup. She has been a member of USA Field Hockey every year since 1998, starting with the Under-16 National Team and as recently as 2007-08 with the USA National Team. She served as an alternate for the 2008 Women’s Olympic Field Hockey Team that competed in Beijing, China and was also a member of the 2004 U.S. National Field Hockey Olympic Qualifying Team (Auckland, New Zealand). Fronzoni, a native of Larksville, Pa., received her degree in sports management and communication from the University of Michigan in 2004.

Alma Mater

Michigan, 2004

Degrees Bachelor’s Degree Sports Management and Communication Playing Experience Michigan, 1999-2003 United States National Team, 1998-2008 Coaching Experience Northwestern, 2008 Volunteer Assistant Coach Northwestern, 2009-present Assistant Coach

“I’m so proud to represent Northwestern field hockey along with Tracey and Carla. Last season I was constantly impressed with the level of fight and enthusiasm our players demonstrated and I know that is going to be a strength of our team again this year. Our players are so coachable and willing to learn so I can only imagine the influence that somone as knowledgeable as Tracey can have on their performance.” —APRIL FRONZONI Assistant Coach

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Strength and Conditioning Eighth Season

Marketing First Season

liz defelice


Equipment Second Season

Facilities Third Season


scott hammer

Athletic Training Third Season

Athletic Communications Second Season is the official Web site of Northwestern field hockey and all of NU’s 19 varsity sports. Updated daily, the site includes NU’s field hockey releases with links to statistics, rosters, game notes, photo galleries and video highlights.


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zoe almquist


courtney coburn

5-5 • Jr. Back Ann Arbor, Mich. Ann Arbor Pioneer

5-5 • Sr. Back Upper Arlington, Ohio Upper Arlington

2008 Started all 20 games at defense ... Recorded three shots ... Academic AllBig Ten.

2007 Played in two games, making first career start against Michigan State (9/22) ... One of only three freshmen to make a start ... Selected to the 2007 NFHCA National Academic Squad.

High School

2008 Played in five games ... Academic All-Big Ten, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.

2007 Selected to the 2007 NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Competed in one preseason game (8/13) against the Chicago Field Hockey Club, helping lead the ’Cats to a 3-0 victory.


Scored 27 goals and accumulated 24 assists while earning three varsity field hockey letters ... Named first-team all-state in 2005 ... Team MVP in 2006 ... Team finished with back-to-back undefeated seasons against in-state opponents in 2005-06 and won the state championship both years ... Participated in the National Futures Tournament in 2003, ’05-07 ... Won AAU Junior Olympics silver medal in 2005 ... Also lettered in water polo three years ... Won the Michigan water polo All-Academic Award and the MHSFHA All-Academic Award in 2006.

Selected to the 2006 NFHCA National Academic Squad.

High School 2005 all-state selection ... 2004-05 all-league selection ... Co-captained the 2005 Golden Bears team to an appearance in the Ohio High School Athletic Association State Qualifying Tournament ... NFHCA High School National Academic Squad.

PERSONAL Born Courtney Shea Coburn on 2/17/88 ... Daughter of Shannon Coburn and A.J. Rehlinger ... Majoring in psychology. COBURN’S CAREER STATS Year 2006 2007 2008 CAREER

G/GS 0/0 0/0 5/0 5/0

Shots 0 0 0 0

G 0 0 0 0

A 0 0 0 0

Pts. 0 0 0 0

GWG 0 0 0 0


ZOE ALMQUIST Born Zoe Lauren Almquist on 6/27/89 ... Daughter of Lauren Hall and Shellee Almquist ... Mother (Shellee) was the first varsity field hockey goalie at the University of Michigan from 1973-75 ... Mom (Lauren) lettered at NU in field hockey in 1975 and three times at Eastern Michigan University from 1976-78 ... Majoring in mathematics. ALMQUIST’S CAREER STATS Year 2007 2008 CAREER

G/GS 2/1 20/20 22/21

Shots 0 3 3

G 0 0 0

A 0 0 0

Pts. 0 0 0

GWG 0 0 0

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elizabeth dobbs


Alyssa elmy

5-4 • Sr. Forward Wellesley, Mass. St. Ignatius (San Francisco)

5-3 • Sr. Midfield/Back Wilkes-Barre, Pa. G.A.R. Memorial



Played in all 20 games, starting seven ... Ranked second on the team with nine goals and 19 points ... Finished with nine goals on the season ... Scored in four straight games from 9/13-9/21 ... Posted NU’s first two goals in a 5-3 win vs. Missouri State on 10/4, her first start of the season.

Saw action in 17 games and started five ... Picked up an assist in NU’s win vs. Saint Louis (9/19) ... Recorded a defensive save against Indiana on 11/1 ... Academic All-Big Ten and NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.



Played significant minutes in 10 games ... Scored a goal against California (10/14) ... Took five shots, including three on goal.

Inserted into the starting lineup against Ball State (9/3) for first of 13 games on the year ... Played in 14 games overall ... ALYSSA ELMY Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the first time.

2006 Saw action in all but one game ... Started nine of the team’s 19 contests ... Scored four goals, including the game-winner in overtime against Stanford (9/15) ... Scored a goal against both No. 11 Virginia and No. 12 American ... Took 34 shots on the year, 24 of which were on goal.

2006 Only freshman to play in and start all 19 games ... Did not register any statistics during 2006 season.

High school BVAL first-team all star ... BVAL junior of the year ... U-19 Can-Am selection ... National Futures elite section ... First-team All-American in lacrosse ... Member of San Jose Fly club team ... Four varsity letters won in field hockey and lacrosse.

personal Born Elizabeth Scott Gilbertson-Dobbs on 11/10/87 ... Daughter of Alex Dobbs and Marina Gilbertson ... Father played football for the University of Massachusetts ... Majoring in communication studies and psychology. DOBBS’ CAREER STATS Year 2006 2007 2008 CAREER

G/GS 18/9 10/1 20/7 48/17



Shots 34 5 28 67

G 4 1 9 14

A 0 0 1 1

Pts. 8 2 19 29

GWG 1 0 2 3

High school 2005 honorable mention all-state ... Led school to first field hockey Division II Championship ... Helped club team Majestyx win the gold medal in the USFHA U-16 National Futures Championship in 2003 ... Member of National Honor Society ... Member of National Honor Roll ... Member of the United States Achievement Academy for Mathematics and Social Studies.

personal Born Alyssa Marie Elmy on 11/18/87 ... Daughter of James and Linda Elmy ... Majoring in environmental sciences. ELMY’S CAREER STATS Year 2006 2007 2008 CAREER


G/GS 19/19 14/13 17/5 50/37

Shots 0 0 0 0

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G 0 0 0 0

A 0 0 0 0

Pts. 0 0 0 0

GWG 0 0 0 0

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stephanie fortson



5-6 • Sr. Midfield Lehighton, Pa. Lehighton

5-8 • Jr. Back Toledo, Ohio Ottawa Hills



Started all 20 games in 2008 as a leader in central midfield ... Scored two goals and recorded five assists for nine points ... Tallied goals against Saint Louis (9/19) and in a 3-1 win against Indiana (11/1) ... Took 21 shots.

Played in three games ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2007 Saw key minutes in all 18 games, starting 14 of them ... Scored first career goal on a deflection against Iowa (10/25) ... Nearly scored on a shot off the post against Michigan (10/21) ... Took six shots on the year and also picked up an assist.

2006 Started in every game played ... Second-most starts for a freshman (11) ... Did not register any statistics during 2006 season.


2007 Selected to the 2007 NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Did not see game action as a freshman.


High School Started for three years, scoring 21 goals and racking up 24 assists ... Named the 2006 team MVP and 2004 Most Improved player ... Named third-team all-state in 2007 ... Competed in all-star games in both field hockey and basketball ... Field hockey team was the 2003 state runner-up and was state quarterfinalist in 2006 ... Named first-team all-district and all-TAAC teams in basketball in 2006 and 2007 ... Offensive Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007 .. Honorable mention all-district performer as a freshman ... Also lettered in track three years and softball twice ... Named Academic All-Ohio all four years of high school ... Academic all-district honoree ... Student Council treasurer and sports editor of school newspaper ... National Honor Society member.

High School


Morning Call All-Area first team 2005, second team 2004 ... 2004 Mountain Valley Conference first team ... 2003 and 2005 Mountain Valley Conference second-team selection ... Academic all-state first team 2005 ... As a member of the Indians, team won 2005 district championship ... Class president ... National Honor Society ... Garnered four varsity field hockey letters.

Born Megan Carol Jamieson on 9/16/89 ... Daughter of Shelly and Burt Jamieson ... Father played basketball, golf and baseball in college at Wittenberg University ... Majoring in learning and organizational change.

PERSONAL Born Stephanie Elizabeth Fortson on 12/4/87 ... Daughter of Kenneth and Robin Fortson ... Majoring in political science and international studies.


G/GS 0/0 3/0 3/0

Shots 0 0 0

G 0 0 0

A 0 0 0

Pts. 0 0 0

GWG 0 0 0


G/GS 11/11 18/14 20/20 49/45

Shots 0 6 21 27

G 0 1 2 3

A 0 1 5 6

Pts. 0 3 9 12

GWG 0 0 0 0

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katie lynch 5-3 • Jr. Goalkeeper Briarcliff, N.Y. Briarcliff

5-10 • Jr. Back Bethlehem, Pa. Blair Academy



Played in three games ... Stopped one shot vs. Sacred Heart (9/7) and Missouri State (10/4) ... Academic All-Big Ten, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.

Started all 20 games at back for NU ... Scored her first career goal in an 8-0 win vs. Sacred Heart (9/7) ... Also had assists against Maryland (9/14) and Missouri State (10/4) ... Fired 18 total shots ... Recorded two defensive saves ... Academic All-Big Ten, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.

2007 Played in three games, with two starts ... Made a team- and season-high 13 saves in a game against Iowa (10/5) ... Played second half against Penn State (9/30) and made five saves ... Selected to the 2007 NFHCA National Academic Squad.

High School Two-time Regional All-American and two-time all-state goalkeeper at Briarcliff High School ... Three-time allsection honoree ... Participated KATIE LYNCH in the Junior Olympics and the Futures National Championship ... Member of the Section-One Golden Dozen ... Recorded 670 career saves, along with 35 shutouts ... Also was a two-time all-section performer in softball and a three-time team MVP ... Named an Academic All-American in high school ... Member of the Tri-M musical honors society.

PERSONAL Born Katrina Rose Lynch on 11/7/89 ... Daughter of Sarina and Brian Lynch ... Majoring in human communication studies. LYNCH’S CAREER STATS Year 2007 2008 CAREER

G/GS 3/2 3/0 6/2

Min. 153:25 42:11 195:36

GA 9 2 11


sarah marcincin

GAA 4.11 3.32 3.93

SV 22 2 24

PCT. .710 .500 .686

SHo 0 0 0


2007 Earned the most starts for a freshman with seven on the year ... Played in 14 games overall ... Did not record any statistics from the defensive position ... Named to the U.S. Field Hockey High Performance Midwest Regional Team ... Selected to the 2007 NFHCA National Academic Squad.

High school Scored 47 career goals to go along with 40 assists ... Scored four goals and had an assist against Peddie Academy in the 2006 state playoffs ... Named to the New Jersey All-State first team from 2004-06 ... First-team All-Mid-Atlantic Prep 2004-06 ... MAPL All-American nominee in 2006 ... Blair Academy field hockey prize 2005-06 ... Played on the Dixie Styx club team for five years ... Participated in the National Field Hockey Festival from 2003-06, won gold medal in 2003 ... New Jersey first-team all-state in lacrosse in 2006, second-team in 2005 and 2007 ... Firstteam All-Mid-Atlantic Prep in 2005-06 ... Blair Academy lacrosse prize in 2006 ... Third-team all-state, honorable mention All-Mid-Atlantic in basketball in 2004 ... Won the David Avery-Jones Prize for the most outstanding Blair Academy freshman.

personal Born Sarah Elizabeth Marcincin on 9/29/88 ... Daughter of Heather and Robert Marcincin ... Majoring in economics. MARCINCIN’S CAREER STATS Year 2007 2008 CAREER


G/GS 14/8 20/20 3428

Shots 0 18 18

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G 0 1 1

A 0 2 2

Pts. 0 4 4

GWG 0 0 0

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regan mooney 5-7 • So. Forward Spring City, Pa. St. Pius X

pionship from 2005-07 ... MVP of Team West in 2007 All-Star game ... MVP of Southwest Conference championship game in 2006 ... Threetime Danbury News Times all-area selection ... Scored 43 goals and had 72 assists and eight defensive saves in four-year career ... Holds Pomperaug school record for goals in a season in lacrosse ... 2007 first-team All-Colonial Division lacrosse selection ... 2006 first-team All-Southwest Conference lacrosse selection ... Scored 167 career goals in lacrosse ... 2007 academic All-American, All-Southwest Conference.

2008 Played in eight games her freshman year ... Recorded three shots on goal.

High School Two-time captain and four-time letterwinner in field hockey ... Threeyear letterwinner in basketball ... Scored 63 career goals ... Led the area in scoring senior year with 33 goals and 15 assists ... First-team allconference selection in 2006 and ’07, second-team in 2005 ... Pottstown Mercury all-area selection in 2007, second-team in 2006 ... 2007 team MVP ... Reached league semifinals three times ... Won division championship in 2005, ’07 ... Played in 2006 National Futures Tournament and won silver medal ... Played in 2006 Junior Olympics, Futures Elite ... Club team won Pool A championship at the National Indoor Tournament in 2007 ... Three-time National Hockey Festival pool champion ... Won 2007 Disney Showcase under-19 championship.

PERSONAL Born Regan Katherine Mooney on 6/24/90 ... Daughter of Kim and Jim Mooney ... Mother played field hockey at Purdue ... Sister plays basketball at the University of Scranton ... Competed against teammate Kaylee Pohlmeyer at National Indoor Tournament championship in high school ... Majoring in human development and psychological services.

G/GS 8/0 8/0

Shots 3 3

G 0 0

A 0 0


Pts. 0 0

PERSONAL Born Jaimie Elizabeth Orrico on 8/21/90 ... Daughter of Maureen and John Orrico ... Father was captain of the Lafayette football team ... Brother was captain of the Yale baseball team ... Sister played field hockey at Yale ... Played with NU teammate Stacy Uchida in high school ... Major is undeclared. ORRICO’S CAREER STATS Year 2008 CAREER



GWG 0 0

G/GS 17/8 17/8


Shots 3 3

G 0 0

A 0 0

Pts. 0 0

GWG 0 0



5-2 • Sr. Forward Louisville, Ky. Kentucky Country Day

5-7 • So. Midfield Southbury, Conn. Pomperaug 2008

2008 Played in 17 games her freshman season, starting eight ... Recorded three shots on goal.

High School Four-year letterwinner and captain in both field hockey and lacrosse ... 2007 Coca-Cola Connecticut Player of the Year ... Hartford Courant Connecticut Player of the Year ... All-state, All-Southwest Conference first team from 2005-07 ... NFHCA Regional All-American in 2006 and 2007 ... State runners-up in 2007 ... Won Southwest Conference cham-

Played in all 20 games, starting 17 ... Set career highs with seven goals, three assists and 17 points ... Her seven goals were third on the team ... Recorded a team-best 46 shots ... Posted a goal and an assist against Georgetown (9/11) and Saint Louis (9/19) ... In a 4-3 overtime loss to her hometown team, No. 12 Louisville, she scored two second-half goals ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Selected to U.S. Field Hockey Midwest Region High Performance Team, scoring two goals in national championship tournament in June.

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2009 WILDCATS 2007

High School

One of three players to start all 18 games ... Went on a late-season tear, scoring five goals in the final eight games ... Finished second on team in goals scored with five ... Scored first goal of season against Iowa (10/5) ... Scored two goals, including the game-tying goal, and recorded an assist against Providence (10/7) ... First of two goals against Stanford (10/13) proved to be game-winner ... Took 20 shots on goal ... Played most of the season on the penalty corner unit ... Earned first Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Selected to the U.S. Field Hockey High Performance Midwest Regional Team.

Three-year letterwinner in both field hockey and lacrosse ... Won state championship in 2005-07 ... Scored 32 goals in four-year career ... First-team all-county, coaches’ all-county, All-Examiner in 2007 ... Second-team all-state selection by Baltimore Sun in ’07 ... Second-team all-county, coaches’ all-county in 2006 ... Honorable mention All-Metro in 2006 and ’07 ... Scored game-winning stroke in 4A Regional Finals in 2007 ... Club team participated in Festival from 2004-07 ... Won Festival G pool in 2007, B pool in ’06 ... Named top scholar athlete of high school in 2006-08 ... Member of Futures Elite team in 2008, Futures from 2006-08.

2006 Saw action in 14 games ... Scored one goal against Missouri State in a 3-2 victory (9/1) ... Took 15 shots on the season.

PERSONAL Born Kaylee L. Pohlmeyer on 9/12/90 ... Daughter of Carol and Paul Pohlmeyer ... Father wrestled for the Naval Academy ... Major is undecided. POHLMEYER’S CAREER STATS Year 2008 CAREER


G/GS 17/15 17/15

2005 All-American ... 2006 Regional All-American ... 2005 Regional AllAmerican ... All-American nominee 2006 ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Captain of field hockey squad ... Second in school history with 57 total goals and 36 career assists ... Member of school’s high honors throughout high school ... Member of High School National Academic Squad.

Year 2006 2007 2008 CAREER

G/GS 14/0 18/18 20/17 52/35

Shots 15 34 46 95

G 1 5 7 13

A 0 2 3 5

Pts. 2 12 17 31

kaylee pohlmeyer

Pts. 0 0

DS 1 1


2008 Sat out 2008 season with medical redshirt ... Coordinated offensive penalty corner unit.


GWG 0 1 0 1

Played in all 18 games, starting all but one ... Recorded a point in three of team’s first four games ... Scored game-winning goal against Central Michigan (8/25) ... Notched an assist against both Northeastern (8/31) and against Ball State (9/3) ... Took 12 shots on the year.


5-6 • So. Back Severna Park, Md. Severna Park 2008 Played in 17 games in her freshman campaign and started 15, the most of any NU freshman in 2008 ... Took four shots ... Recorded one defensive save.


A 0 0

5-4 • Sr. Midfield Greenfield, Mass. Greenfield



G 0 0


High School

Born Courtney Brooke Plaster on 6/30/88 ... Daughter of Dr. John and Becky Strange ... Majoring in economics.

Shots 4 4

2006 Played in 18 of team’s 19 games as a sophomore, starting in 14 ... Scored six goals on the year ... Scored two goals against Michigan State (9/30) and had the game-winning goals against both Ball State (8/27) and Kent State (10/16) ... Tallied 13 points on the year, the second most on the team ... Her 44 shots also were good for second-most on NU ... Scored at least one point in four of the Wildcats’ seven wins.

2005 Started 18 games in her outstanding freshman campaign ... Was the nation’s leading freshman goal scorer for much of the season ... Led team in points (24) and goals (11) ... Recorded two assists ... Second on team with 49 shots ... Two game-winning goals (Bucknell, Central Michigan) ... Scored multiple goals in three matches ... Scored eight points in threematch span from Sept. 3-9 ... Scored 16 points in eight games from Sept. 18 through Oct. 16 (7g, 2a) ... Finished year tied for sixth in the Big Ten in goals per game (.61), tied for eighth in shots per game (2.72), tied for ninth in points per game (1.33) and tied for ninth in total goals.

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HIGH SCHOOL High school All-America second-team selection ... Four-year All-Northern League selection ... Scored overtime winning goals in Western Massachusetts semifinal and championship games in 2002 ... Team’s leading scorer all four years, amassing 180 points (75g, 30a) ... Club team won gold medal at the National Field Hockey Festival in 2003 ... Also played four years of softball and was team captain ... National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL Born Marion Anne Robbins on 12/30/88 ... Daughter of Lisa and Steve Robbins ... Vice president of Service Club of Milwaukee ... Majoring in communication studies.


G/GS 0/0 3/0 3/0

Shots 0 0 0

Born Jillian Page Putnam on 1/12/87 ... Daughter of Stephen and Nancy Putnam ... Sister, Kate, played field hockey for Massachusetts, where she was Rookie of the Year ... Majoring in art theory and practice.





18/18 18/14 18/17 DNP 54/49

49 44 12

11 6 1

G A 2 1 2

24 13 4

2 3 1








MARNIE ROBBINS 5-4 • Jr. Forward/Midfield Milwaukee, Wis. University School Milwaukee 2008 Played in three games ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2007 Selected to the 2007 NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Did not see game action as a freshman.

High School Letterwinner and captain all four years in field hockey, soccer and on the ski team ... Second player in school history to start all four years on varsity field hockey team ... Scored game-winning goal in final minute of state championship game ... Member of conference championship team (2003-05), state championship (2003 and 2005) and runner-up in 2004 ... Played in the National Futures Regionals (2004, 2005 and 2007) and participated in the National Futures Championship in 2007 ... Firstteam all-conference, Wisconsin state all-star team 2004-06 ... 2005 team MVP ... Second-team all-conference 2003 ... Played five years for the Windy City Flyers club team ... Played in the National Festival Tournament four years ... First-team all-conference (2005 and 2007) in soccer ... Team MVP in 2007 ... Most improved on ski team in 2005 ... Won school’s sportsmanship award in 2007.

GWG 0 0 0


5-6 • Jr. Midfield Dallas, Pa. Wyoming Seminary

PUTNAM’S CAREER STATS 2005 2006 2007 2008 CAREER

Pts. 0 0 0




G A 0 0 0 0 0 0

Played and started in all 20 games ... Scored her first career goal against Sacred Heart (9/7) and recorded assists against Georgetown (9/11) and Saint Louis (9/19) ... Took 20 shots on the year ... Academic All-Big Ten.


2007 One of two freshmen to see significant minutes on the season ... Played in 15 games, starting one ... Recorded a shot against California (10/13).

High School 2004 Citizens Voice All-Star, 2004-05 second-team all-state, ’06 all-state firstteam ... 2006 Wyoming Seminary Gold Award winner ... 2006 district, conference and state champion ... Finished the season 24-0 ... Played on the Pocono/ Valley Styx club team ... Won the under-16 National Festival Championship in 2004 .. Won the under-19 National Festival Championship in 2004-05, finished second in 2006 ... National Indoor under-16 Tournament Championships winner in 2003, ’05 ... Johns Hopkins CTY talent search, certificate of distinction ... Wendy’s High School Heisman nominee ... Certificate of merit from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Association ... Henderson Scholarship recipient.

PERSONAL Born Kendra Ann Sirak on 1/17/89 ... Daughter of Trish and Ron Sirak ... Majoring in psychology and anthropology.


G/GS 15/1 20/20 35/21

Shots 1 20 21

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G A 0 0 1 2 1 2

Pts. 0 4 4

GWG 0 0 0


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OLIVIA STANDA 5-4 • Jr. Forward Lake Bluff, Ill. Lake Forest

5-1 • So. Forward San Jose, Calif. Leland



Played in six games ... Recorded her first-career assist in an 8-0 win vs. Sacred Heart (9/7) ... Took one shot ... Academic All-Big Ten and NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.

Played in three games in her freshman season ... Scored her firstcareer goal in an 8-0 win vs. Sacred Heart (9/7).

2007 Selected to the 2007 NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Did not see action as a freshman.

High School Letterwinner in softball all four years and field hockey twice at Lake Forest High School ... State field hockey champions in 2005, ’06 ... Starter and top scorer on field hockey team both years ... Three-year starter in softball and an all-conference selection in 2007 ... Selected for National Futures Tournament in 2007 ... Made honor roll seven out of eight semesters ... Co-chair of SADD in 2006-07 ... Student council representative 2003-04.

PERSONAL Born Olivia Anne Standa on 12/15/88 ... Daughter of Sheila Leahy and Mark Standa ... Sister, Tess, played field hockey at Brown University and father played ice hockey ... Attended same high school as Vince Vaughn... Majoring in communication studies.


G/GS 0/0 6/0 6/0

Shots 0 1 0

G A 0 0 0 1 0 1


Claire thompson

Pts. 0 1 1

GWG 0 0 0

High School 2007 team MVP ... First-team all-league in 2004, second-team in 2005 ... CCS honorable mention in 2006 ... 2006 under-18 National Futures champion ... 2005 under-16 National Futures champion ... Played in the 2006 AAU Junior Olympics, 2005 Futures Elite ... Played soccer, swam, danced and cheered competitively ... Dean’s List all four years. CLAIRE THOMPSON


Born Claire Thompson on 12/8/89 ... Daughter of Terry and James Thompson ... Majoring in communication studies.


G/GS 3/0 3/0

Shots 1 1

G A 1 0 1 0



Pts. 2 2

DS 0 0


5-2 • Sr. Midfield/Back Southbury, Conn. Pomperaug 2008 Played and started in all 20 games ... Recorded three defensive saves ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Named to U.S. Field Hockey Midwest Region High Performance Team.

2007 Started both games played on the year against Iowa (10/5) and Providence (10/7) ... Did not register any statistics during the two games ... Named to the Academic All-Big Ten team for the first time.


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Selected to the 2006 NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Did not appear in any games as a freshman.

High School 2005 first-team Class M all-state ... 2005 first-team all-Southwest Conference ... Waterbury Republican-American “Athlete of the Week” (10/25) ... All-Southwest Conference honorable mention (2004) ... Participated in 2005 Connecticut Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Star Game ... Played in 2006 National Futures Tournament in Virginia Beach ... While on varsity squad, team compiled a 58-5 record ... Member of team that won the 2003 Class L State Championship ... State Qualifier National Field Hockey High School Academic Squad ... 2005 Waterbury Republican-American All-Academic Team for field hockey and track and field ... Member of High Honor roll, National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

PERSONAL Born Stacy Kristin Uchida on 3/26/88 ... Daughter of Jeffrey and Susan Uchida ... Majoring in environmental sciences.

G/GS 0/0 2/2 20/20 22/22

Shots 0 0 0 0

5-5 • So. Midfield/Back Perth, Australia University of Western Australia High School Captained Penrhos field hockey team to first place in the Independent Girls Sports Association (IGSA) … Four-year member of Curtin Trinity Pirates top-division club team, which placed second in the league’s Grand Final in 2007 … Member of Western Australia’s national team at U-15, U-18 and U-21 levels, winning a gold medal with the U-21 team in 2008.

PERSONAL Born Chelsea Armstrong on 1/12/90 ... Daughter of Paul and Kerri Armstrong … Plans to major in economics or business institutions.



G A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Pts. 0 0 0 0

DS 0 0 3 0




5-2 • Fr. Midfield South Kingston, R.I. Moses Brown High School Key contributor on three consecutive Division II state championshipwinning teams at Moses Brown ... Scored 16 goals and had 13 assists in helping her team to a 17-0-1 record her senior season ... Named the Division II state tournament MVP in 2008 and to the all-tournament team as a sophomore ... Rhode Island Interscholastic League and Providence Journal first-team all-state and all-division II selection ... Named team MVP senior season and represented Moses Brown in the Alice Sullivan Memorial All-Star game ... Finished career with 28 goals 23 assists ... Member of Futures program in 2008 ... Five-year member of club team—Lead the Way Field Hockey—with which she won the Bay State Games tournament in 2006 ... Also played lacrosse and was a two-time U.S. Women’s Lacrosse High School Academic All-American.

PERSONAL Born Sherilyn Marie DeStefano on 6/13/91... Daughter of Debbie and Peter DeStefano ... Began playing field hockey at Dollar Academy in Scotland (three years) ... Major is undecided.

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Beth Warner

5-1 • Fr. Midfield Potomac, Md. Winston Churchill

5-5 • Fr. Back West Sussex, England Seaford

High School

High School

Three-year varsity letterwinner with 20 goals and 24 assists at varsity level … Earned all-county honors her senior season and all-county honorable mention in 2006 and 2007 … Team reached state quarterfinals in sophomore and junior seasons … Four-year member of USFHA Futures Program and four-year participant in USFHA Festival Tournament … Played on Jackals Field Hockey club team … Also ran varsity indoor track and played varsity softball … Member of the National Honors Society.

Member of 2005 South England regional championship team … Sussex Plate winners in 2008 … Member of England’s U-16 national team and member of Woking Hockey Club.

PERSONAL Born Beth Warner on 5/19/89 ... Daughter of Robert Warner … One brother, Alex … Major is undecided.


Amanda Wirth

Born Shannon Disbrow on 12/12/90 ... Daughter of Jeff and the late Vicky Disbrow … Brother, Matt, played baseball at Mary Washington; brother, Brian, attends Syracuse ... Major is undecided.



5-4 • Fr. Goalkeeper Pittsgrove, N.J. Schalick


5-3 • Fr. Back Voorhees, N.J. Eastern

High School

High School Captained Eastern to 10th consecutive undefeated state championship season in Group IV, a state and national record … Named second-team All-Group IV and third-team All-South Jersey by Newark Star-Ledger … Team reached New Jersey Tournament of Champions in 2008 ... Member of Futures Program since 2003 and played on 2007 Junior Olympic team in Knoxville, Tenn. … Selected to Futures Elite Level in 2008 … Played on Jersey Intensity and Spirit USA club teams during high school ... Also played varsity lacrosse and softball … Honor Roll student … Competed in state competition with DECA marketing group.


Started and played in every varsity game all four years … Three-year captain and team defensive player of the year … Set school records for shutouts in a season (10) and in a career (25.5) … Participated in 2007 Regional Rumble … Received All-South Jersey second-team honors from Newark Star-Ledger … Named an all-star by the Daily Journal and a first-team all-star by Today’s Sunbeam … Played in New Jersey Senior Showcase ... Played Level I Futures and competed at National Futures Championship … Member of Model field hockey club since 2007 ... Also ran varsity indoor and outdoor track, finishing 13th in the state in the 2008 Indoor 3,200-meter race … Member of her school’s Relay For Life committee … National Honor Society student.

PERSONAL Born Amanda Kathryn Wirth on 4/12/91 ... Daughter of Brian and Kathryn Wirth … One brother, Christopher … Chose Northwestern over Northeastern ... Plans to major in biology.

Born Colleen Elizabeth Petronchak on 5/3/91 ... Daughter of Ross and Nancy Petronchak … One brother, Brian ... Father was a member of the golf team at Rutgers ... Chose Northwestern over Massachusetts, Providence, Quinnipiac and James Madison ... Major is undecided.



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WILDCAT HISTORY Northwestern in the Postseason



NCAA Tournament Big Ten Titles Appearances


NCAA Semifinal Appearances

NU ALL-TIME POSTSEASON RESULTS 1983 Big Ten Champs (Tie) NCAA Tournament NU 2, San Jose State 0 NU 2, Iowa 1 NCAA National Semifinals Connecticut 2, NU 0 Massachusetts 2, NU 1 (3 OT) 1984 Big Ten Champs NCAA Tournament Iowa 2, NU 0 1985 Big Ten Champs (Tie) NCAA Tournament NU 3, Iowa 2 Old Dominion 1, NU 0 NCAA National Semifinals NU 5, Boston 0

Head coach NANCY STEVENS (right) and assistant coach CINDY TIMCHAL (center) celebrate with elated Wildcat players after goalkeeper Robin Clark made the game-winning save in a stroke-off against Iowa to send Northwestern to the 1985 national semifinals.

1986 NCAA Tournament NU 3, Stanford 0 Iowa 2, NU 1 1987 NCAA Tournament Stanford 2, NU 0 Iowa 1, NU 0

1988 Big Ten Champs NCAA Tournament Iowa 4, NU 3 (OT) 1989 NCAA Tournament NU 3, Penn 2 NCAA National Semifinals Old Dominion 1, NU 0 NU 2, Iowa 1 1990 NCAA Tournament Iowa 2, NU 0 1991 NCAA Tournament Temple 2, NU 1 1993 NCAA Tournament NU 3, California 2 (2OT) Iowa 2, NU 1 1994 Big Ten Champs NCAA Tournament NU 2, Ball State 1 NCAA National Semifinals James Madison 1, NU 0

HONDA BRODERICK CUP WINNERS It is one thing to strive to be the best. It is another thing to simply be the best.


merican Honda Motor Co., Inc., annually recognizes the top collegiate female athlete in 11 sports. Jennifer Averill became the first Wildcat to garner the prestigous award as the top collegiate field hockey player in the country in 1986. Tabbed the Suzy Favor Award winner as Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year in 1987, Averill played for the ’Cats from 1983-86 and led Northwestern to a pair of NCAA semifinal appearances (1983 and 1985). In 1994, Gretchen Scheuermann, coached by Marisa Didio, was named the Honda Broderick Cup Award winner. The 1994 Big Ten MVP and Offensive Player of the Year, Scheuermann guided NU to the Big Ten title and an NCAA semifinal appearance. She ranks fourth all-time in scoring at Northwestern with 114 career points (48g, 18a).

Jennifer Averill

Two other Wildcats—Amy Kekeisen and Colleen Senich— were named finalists for the Honda Award in 1985 and 1991, respectively. Averill was inducted into Northwestern’s Hall of Fame in 1996 and Scheuermann was inducted in 2000. Gretchen Scheuermann

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antoinette lucas Field Hockey (1987-91)

ntoinette Lucas, a 1991 Northwestern graduate, was one of 16 players chosen to represent the United States at the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996. She was inducted into Northwestern’s Hall of Fame in 2001. Lucas excelled during her professional and collegiate careers in field hockey. Selected Lucas (center) with former Wildcat coaches to the National Senior squad Marisa Didio (right) and Kelly McColin 1990, Lucas earned a silver lum (left). medal in the 1995 and 1999 Pan American Games, a bronze medal in the 1991 Pan American Games and a bronze medal in the Women’s World Cup in 1994. She has competed in over 110 international matches and was first selected to the National Junior squad in 1989. During her collegiate career at Northwestern, Lucas was a two-time All-American in both field hockey and lacrosse. She led the ’Cats to fourstraight NCAA Tournament appearances in field hockey, including the Final Four in 1989 where she was named to the all-tournament team.



Kate Oleykowski Field Hockey (1984-87)

ne of Northwestern’s most decorated female athletes, Oleykowski was a three-time first-team All-America in lacrosse (1985, ’86 and ’87) and a three-time All-Big Ten selection in field hockey (first team in 1985 and ’86). She earned the reputation as the nation’s top attack player in lacrosse after leading the country in goals (68) in 1986 and goals per game (5.54) in 1987. A four-time all-region honoree, she also holds school marks for single-season goals (76) and points (102), single-game assists (7) and points (13). She is Northwestern’s career leader in goals with 228. During her lacrosse career, she led NU to a 37-16 record, four top-10 finishes, three NCAA postseason appearances and three fifth-place NCAA Tournament final finishes. In field hockey, Oleykowski, a defender, helped lead the Wildcats to a 72-13-3 record, four top-five NCAA finishes and three conference championships. She was a 1985 NCAA AllTournament selection and a two-time All-Midwest Region pick. At the time of her graduation, she ranked 10th in career scoring, despite playing defense. An outstanding student, Oleykowski was the recipient of an NCAA postgraduate scholarship. She KATE OLEYKOWSKI earned several postseason academic awards. Oleykowski was inducted in 2005.



Kathleen Kochmansky Field Hockey / Lacrosse (1981-85)


athleen Kochmansky is NU’s only three-time first-team field hockey All-American. She received AllAmerica honors in 1982, 1983 and KATHLEEN KOCHMANSKY 1984. Kochmansky helped NU to three straight NCAA tournament appearances, earning All-Tournament honors in 1983 as the ’Cats reached the national semifinals. She remains among NU’s all-time field hockey leaders in career scoring and career goals scored. As a lacrosse player, Kochmansky also earned All-America accolades three times. She was a second-team honoree in 1983 and 1984 and earned honorable mention in 1985. She holds the NU record for most goals scored in a game, and is second on NU’s career goals scored list. Kochmansky was a 2004 inductee into the Northwestern Athletic Hall of Fame. (pictured at right)


colleen senich-funk Field Hockey (1988-92)


enich entered Northwestern as a high school field hockey All-American and left in similar fashion as a three-time CFHCA All-American (first-team in 1990 and 1991). She was the defensive lynchpin on the Wildcats’ nationally ranked teams from 1988-91, leading NU to three NCAA Field Senich with former NU player and Hockey tournament appearances. In assistant coach Jen Pelleriti. her final season, Senich was named the Midwest Collegiate Most Valuable Player and the Midwest Collegiate Defensive Player of the Year, an honor she won a year earlier in 1990 as well. A member of the 1990 U.S. National Team, Senich currently ranks 10th on Northwestern’s all-time scoring list with 86 points (39 goals and 8 assists). In addition, her 39 goals are presently the seventh-most in NU history. Senich was inducted in 2005.

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wendi kemp Field Hockey (1983-86)


emp starred for both the field hockey and lacrosse teams during the mid-1980s, earning all-conference honors in field hockey and All-America distinction in lacrosse. She finished her lacrosse career fourth on Northwestern’s all-time scoring list with 85 points. At the conclusion of her career, she ranked fourth on the career goals (50) list and second in assists (35). Kemp is eighth presently on NU’s all-time assist list. She was named a Brine second-team All-American three times (1984, 1985 and 1986). For those three seasons Kemp earned All-America honors, the Wildcats went a combined 27-12 with NCAA postseason trips in 1984 and ’86. As a field hockey player, Kemp ranked fourth on the school’s all-time scoring list (82 points) at the conclusion of her career. Her 82 points still ranks 12th all-time. Kemp scored 32 career goals, which were the fourth most at the end of her career and ninth at the time of her induction. Kemp’s 36 points (15 goals, six assists) in 1985 is the 12thbest season in school history. Kemp earned second-team All-Big Ten honors in 1985, as the Wilcasts won the Big Ten title, reached the national semifinals and finished 20-2. Kemp earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in 1984 and 1985. Following her graduation in 1986, Kemp earned a law degree from the University of Connecticut and became an attorney, specializing in labor, employment and immigration law. She was indcuted in 2007.

AMY KEKEISEN FEDORCHAK Field Hockey (1982-85)


he only four-time, first-team All-Big Ten honoree in Northwestern history, Amy Kekeisen Fedorchak remains the Wildcats’ secondleading goal scorer and third-leading point-scorer in school history. During her time with the team, Northwestern won three Big Ten championships, qualified for two NCAA semifinals and finished third in the nation in 1985. Most impressive about Kekeisen’s career is that NU’s second-leading goal scorer twice was named the Big Ten Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year. In 1985, she also earned Big Ten Player of the Year and NCAA Championship All-Tournament team honors. Kekeisen was tabbed an honorable mention All-American as a junior in 1984 and a first-team AllAmerica selection as a senior in 1985. As a member of the Wildcats, Kekeisan helped the Wildcats compile a four-year record of 74-14-1, which included a Big Ten mark of 31-3-1. Her sophomore and senior seasons, Northwestern won 20 games, which still stands as NU’s single-season record for most team victories. Internationally, Kekeisen was a member of the United States Under-21 National Team in 1985. She was inducted in 2008.

WILDCATS ON THE INTERNATIONAL SCENE U.S. National Team MEMBERS 1985 Jennifer Averill 1986 Jennifer Averill 1990 Kathy Halley Antoinette Lucas Colleen Senich 1991 Kathy Halley 1995 Antoinette Lucas 1997 Ellie Karvoski

U.S. Olympic Team MEMBERS 1996

U.S. Under-21 NATIONAL TEAM MEMBERS 1985 Robin Clark Amy Kekeisen 1986 Robin Clark 1987 Robin Clark 1988 Antoinette Lucas 1990 Kathy Halley Tami Neuhausel Colleen Senich 1996 Ashley McWilliams Kristi Simons 1998 Jess Yates

Antoinette Lucas

U.S. Under-23 NATIONAL TEAM MEMBERS 1998 Ellie Karvoski Jessica Yates

U.S. World Cup team MEMBERS 1990 1994 1997

Antoinette Lucas Antoinette Lucas Antoinette Lucas Antoinette Lucas was a two-time All-American and 1996 Olympian. She was inducted into the NU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001.

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WILDCAT HONORS AND AWARDS 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986


NCAA ALL-AMERICANS Kathleen Kochmansky Jennifer Averill Lisa Griswold (HM) Kathleen Kochmansky Jennifer Averill (HM) Amy Kekeisen (HM) Kathleen Kochmansky Jennifer Averill (HM) Robin Clark Amy Kekeisen Jennifer Averill

1989 1990 1991

Antoinette Lucas Kim Metcalf Colleen Senich (HM) Natalie Beckerman (2nd) Kathy Halley (2nd) Antoinette Lucas Tami Neuhause (2nd) Colleen Senich Kathy Halley Colleen Senich Kathleen Sullivan (3rd)

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 2004

Kathy Halley Amy Vail (2nd) Gretchen Scheuermann Shannon Small (2nd) Gretchen Scheuermann Donna Barg (2nd) Amy Borneman (3rd) Betsy Vance (3rd) Betsy Vance Linda Formosi (2nd) Amy Borneman (3rd) Ellie Karvoski (3rd) Candice Cooper (2nd)

(National Player of the Year) 1986 1994

Jennifer Averill Gretchen Scheuermann


1983 1985 1989 1994

Jennifer Averill Kathleen Kochmansky Amy Kekeisen Wendi Kemp Kate Oleykowski Nicole Cattell Antoinette Lucas Jennifer Pelleriti Gretchen Scheuermann

Northwestern featured four All-Americans and six All-Big Ten selections in 1994 when it reached the NCAA semifinals for the fourth time in school history.

ALL-BIG TEN CONFERENCE 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987

Marianne Sekela Amy Kekeisen Kathleen Kochmansky Kim Shelton Lisa Griswold Jennifer Averill Robin Clark Amy Kekeisen Kathleen Kochmansky Leslie La Fronz Jennifer Averill Robin Clark Amy Kekeisen Kathleen Kochmansky Kate Oleykowski Jennifer Averill Amy Kekeisen Sannie Van Dijck Kate Oleykowski Jennifer Averill Pam Welder Lorette Vorstman Jocelyn Villanueva Sannie Van Dijck

1988 1992 1993 1994 1995

Kim Metcalf Rosie Seelaus Lorette Vorstman Sannie Van Dijck Tami Neuhausel Kathy Halley Amy Vail G. Scheuermann (2nd) Kathleen Sullivan (2nd) Jennifer Wolden (2nd) Gretchen Scheuermann Kathleen Sullivan Kelly McCollum (2nd) Donna Barg Amy Borneman Gretchen Scheuermann Kathleen Sullivan Betsy Vance Kelly McCollum (2nd) Amy Borneman Linda Formosi Betsy Vance Ellie Karvoski (2nd)

1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Ellie Karvoski Ashley McWilliams (2nd) Shanel Gohsler (2nd) Shanel Gohsler Wendy DeFord (2nd) Kristi Simons (2nd) Wendy DeFord (2nd) Amy Haase (2nd) Jessica Yates (2nd) Jessica Yates Wendy Roberts (2nd) Lindsay Wright (2nd) Suzi Sutton (2nd) Lindsey Millard (2nd) Candice Cooper (2nd) Diane Provencher (2nd) Candice Cooper (2nd) Meghan Small (2nd) Christine Nannicelli (2nd) Meghan Small (2nd) Amanda Care (2nd) Amanda Care Alexandra Quinn (2nd) Alexandra Quinn


1985 1986 1988 1994

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Amy Kekeisen Sannie Van Dijck Lorette Vorstman Gretchen Scheuermann


1986 1988 1994

Jennifer Averill




Sannie Van Dijck Sannie Van Dijck Gretchen Scheuermann

BIG TEN DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR 1984 1985 1987 1988 1995

Amy Kekeisen Amy Kekeisen Lorette Vorstman Lorette Vorstman Betsy Vance

WILDCAT HONORS AND AWARDS ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN HONOREES 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993

Wendi Kemp Kate Oleykowski Wendi Kemp Jennifer Ginsburg Kate Oleykowski Rosie Seelaus Jocelyn Villanueva Kim Metcalf Rosie Seelaus Jocelyn Villanueva Jennifer Ginsburg Kim Metcalf Rosie Seelaus Sannie Van Dijck Nicole Cattell Kim Metcalf Betsy Myers Natalie Beckman Erin O’Toole Amy Vail Jennifer Woolden Donna Barg Kathy Halley Kristen Logan Jennifer Pelleriti Shannon Small Kathleen Sullivan Tricia Tulloch Jennifer Wolden Amy Vail Brooke Ayden Donna Barg Beth Cleary Jennifer Pelleriti Shannon Small Kathleen Sullivan

1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

Brooke Ayden Donna Barg Amy Borneman Linda Formosi Ellie Karvoski Jennifer Pelleriti Kathleen Sullivan Betsy Vance Brooke Ayden Amy Borneman Lisa Clucci Ellie Karvoski Kristi Simons Brooke Ayden Amy Borneman Lisa Colucci Ellie Karvoski Anne Scuilli Kristi Simons Julie Lind Ana Perez Allyson Perry Kristi Simons Wendy DeFord Amy Haase Ana Perez Allyson Perry Wendy Roberts Annie Scuilli Kathryn Breed Amy Haase Colleen Hotz Ana Perez Wendy Roberts Kathryn Breed Colleen Hotz

NFHCA NATIONAL ACADEMIC SQUAD 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 2000 2001 2002 2003

Donna Barg Shannon Small Amy Vail Brooke Ayden Donna Barg Shannon Small Brooke Ayden Donna Barg Amy Borneman Jennifer Pelleriti Kathleen Sullivan Amy Borneman Brooke Ayden Amy Borneman Ellie Karvoski Kristi Simons Julie Lind Kristi Simons Colleen Hotz Suzi Sutton Kathryn Breed Katie Hall Morgan Kuhn Barrie Shapiro Stacy Spenser Juli Fomenko Holly Palin Thaddia Rintel Stacy Spenser Wenny Ng Sherri-Anne Nyberg Holly Palin Lauren Przyborowski Megan Sieberg Meghan Small

2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Suzi Sutton Katie Charles Holly Palin Lauren Przyborowski Megan Sieberg Meghan Small Katie Charles Holly Palin Lauren Przyborowski Ellen Schafly Megan Sieberg Meghan Small Noreen Stewart Katie Charles Courtney Coburn Meagan Harvey Lauren Przyborowski Megan Sieberg Meghan Small Jessica Stroup Stacy Uchida Zoe Almquist Katie Charles Courtney Coburn Megan Jamieson Katie Lynch Sarah Marcincin Marnie Robbins Olivia Standa Courtney Coburn Alyssa Elmy Katie Lynch Sarah Marcincin Olivia Standa

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Wendy Roberts Stacy Spenser Jessica Yates Kathryn Breed Juli Fomenko Katie Hall Kirsten Mackey Stacy Spenser Suzi Sutton Katie Walshauser Abbey Alley Juli Fomenko Morgan Kuhn Kendra Mesa Barrie Shapiro Stacey Spenser Suzi Sutton Katie Walshauser Morgan Kuhn Holly Palin Ellen Schlafly Suzi Sutton Katie Walshauser Candice Cooper Christina Foley Morgan Kuhn Wenny Ng Sherri-Anne Nyberg Holly Palin Lauren Przyborowski Ellen Schlafly Megan Sieberg Meghan Small Elisabeth de Roziere Katie Charles Christina Foley

2006 2007 2008

Sherri-Anne Nyberg Holly Palin Lauren Przyborowski Ellen Schlafly Megan Sieberg Meghan Small Noreen Stewart Katie Charles Christina Foley Emily Kyle Sherri-Anne Nyberg Lauren Przyborowski Megan Sieberg Meghan Small Katie Charles Alyssa Elmy Christina Foley Emily Kyle Cassie Miller Courtney Plaster-Strange Jenny Stancati Stacy Uchida Zoe Almquist Alison Bullock Courtney Coburn Alyssa Elmy Megan Jamieson Emily Kyle Katie Lynch Sarah Marcincin Courtney Plaster-Strange Marnie Robbins Kendra Sirak Olivia Standa Stacy Uchida


Amy Borneman Amy Vail Kristen Logan (2nd) G. Scheuermann (2nd) Kathleen Sullivan (2nd) Jennifer Wolden (2nd) Amy Borneman Kelly McCollum Gretchen Scheuermann Shannon Small Kathleen Sullivan Donna Barg Amy Borneman Gretchen Scheuermann Kathleen Sullivan Betsy Vance Kelly McCollum (2nd) Jennifer Pelleriti (2nd) Tricia Tulloch (2nd) Amy Borneman Linda Formosi Betsy Vance


Colleen Senich

1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Brooke Ayden (2nd) Ellie Karvoski (2nd) Ellie Karvoski Ashley McWilliams Amy Borneman (2nd) Shanel Gohsler (2nd) Shanel Gohsler Kristi Simons (2nd) Wendy DeFord Jessica Yates (2nd) Jessica Yates (2nd) Jessica Yates Candice Cooper Diane Provencher (2nd) Candice Cooper Meghan Small (2nd) Meghan Small (2nd) Amanda Care (2nd) Amanda Care (2nd) Alexandra Quinn (2nd)


1990 1991

Colleen Senich Colleen Senich


Kathleen Sullivan

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YEAR-By-YEAR RESULTS Note: Home games listed in BOLD CAPS 1975 Head Coach: Mary Ann Kelling Overall Record: 5-3-1W Date Result Opponent T, 1-1 Chicago L, 3-0 Lake Forest L, 3-0 Wheaton W, 2-1 Rockford W, 2-0 Beloit W, 2-0 Concordia W, 1-0 Wisconsin L, 2-0 UW-Milwaukee z Final record is correct. One score is unavailable. North Central Tournament

W z

1976 Head Coach: Mary DiStanislao Overall Record: 6-2-3, IAIAW Champions Date Result Opponent W, 2-0 Chicago W, 2-1 Concordia W, 1-0 Rockford T, 1-1 Wheaton T, 3-3 Lake Forest W, 3-0 Notre Dame W, 2-0 Chicago W, 1-0 Valparaiso L, 1-0 Eastern Illinois T, 0-0 Western Illinois L, 2-1 SIU-Carbondale 1977 Head Coach: Mary DiStanislao Overall Record: 8-7-2, 1-4 Big Ten Date Result Opponent L, 3-0 Iowa W, 4-1 Rockford W, 1-0 Wisconsin T, 1-1 UW-Stevens Point W, 4-0 Notre Dame T, 1-1 Lake Forest L, 1-0 Western Illinois W, 4-0 Concordia W, 2-0 Chicago L, 2-1 Purdue W, 2-0 Valparaiso W, 4-0 Wheaton L, 5-0 SIU-Carbondale s W, 1-0 Principia s L, 4-1 Purdue H L, 5-2 Michigan State H L, 5-0 Indiana H s

IAIAW Championships


Big Ten Championships

1978 Head Coach: Mary DiStanislao Overall Record: 13-5-1, 1-2 Big Ten Date Result Opponent W, 2-0 Concordia L, 2-1 Wisconsin W, 3-1 Wheaton L, 2-1 Western Illinois W, 3-0 Graceland W, 2-1 Lake Forest L, 1-0 Southern Illinois-Edwardsville W, 5-0 Northern Iowa L, 1-0 Purdue W, 3-2 Iowa W, 1-0 Kansas W, 5-1 Chicago T, 1-1 Northern Illinois W, 7-0 Rockford W, 6-0 Valparaiso W, 2-0 Eastern Illinois L, 2-1 Eastern Illinois s W, 3-0 Wheaton s L, 1-0 Western Illinois s s


IAIAW Championships

1979 Head Coach: Sharon Drysdale Overall Record: 8-10-1 Result Opponent L, 6-0 Ohio State W, 7-1 Wittenberg L, 1-0 Dayton W, 13-0 Chicago L, 3-0 Western Illinois T, 1-1 Minnesota W, 4-0 Notre Dame L, 2-1 Iowa W, 2-1 Wheaton W, 2-0 Northern Illinois W, 2-0 Northeast Missouri State W, 2-0 Southern Illinois-Edwardsville L, 2-1 (OT) Western Illinois 1980 (Program achieves varsity status) Head Coach: Sharon Drysdale Overall Record: 18-6-3 W, 3-1 UW-Whitewater W, 4-1 Lake Forest W, 3-1 Purdue T, 0-0 Toledo W, 3-0 Goshen T, 2-2 Southern Illinois T, 1-1 UW-Stevens Point W, 3-1 Franklin W, 6-1 Wheaton L, 2-0 Saint Louis W, 4-1 Northeast Missouri State W, 6-1 Principia L, 3-1 Iowa W, 1-0 Eastern Illinois W, 3-1 Wisconsin W, 4-1 Minnesota W, 3-2 (OT) Northern Illinois L, 2-0 Michigan State W, 2-0 Michigan W, 2-1 (OT) Indiana L, 3-1 Western Illinois W, 3-2 (OT) Illinois State W, 1-0 Northern Illinois W, 1-0 Southern Illinois W, 2-1 Illinois State L, 3-2 Western Illinois L, 6-0 Davis & Elkins 1981 Head Coach: Nancy Stevens Overal Record: 14-5-4, 7-2 Big Ten (3rd) 9/11 W, 2-0 vs. LaSalle F 9/12 T, 0-0 vs. Villanova F 9/16 L, 5-1 at Princeton 9/23 W, 2-0 Lake Forest 9/25 L, 3-1 Western Illinois 9/26 W, 1-0 Ball State 9/30 W, 6-0 Wheaton 10/3 W, 3-0 at Indiana 10/4 L, 1-0 at Indiana State 10/6 W, 3-0 Notre Dame 10/10-11 (at Ohio State—Columbus, O3hio) L, 1-0 vs. Purdue T, 1-1 vs. James Madison W, 3-1 at Ohio State 10/16-18 W, 2-1 vs. Michigan State L, 3-2 vs. Purdue W, 5-1 vs. Indiana 10/23-24 (California Tournament—Berkeley, Calif.) T, 1-1 vs. California T, 1-1 vs. UC Davis W, 4-2 vs. Stanford 10/31-11/1 W, 3-0 Minnesota t W, 1-0 Iowa t W, 3-1 SAINT LOUIS t 11/7 W, 2-1 Michigan StateH F Pocono Collegiate Tournament (East Stroudsburg, Pa.) t Northwestern Invitational (Evanston, Ill.) H Big Ten Tournament (Iowa City, Iowa)

1982 Head Coach: Nancy Stevens Overall Record: 17-5, 4-1 Big Ten (2nd) Date Result Opponent 9/11 L , 2-1 vs. North Carolina Q 9/12 W, 3-2 vs. Vermont Q 9/14 L, 1-0 (OT) at Massachusetts 9/16 W, 3-1 at Dartmouth 9/18 W, 3-1 at Springfield 9/25 W, 5-1 NORTHERN ILLINOIS 9/26 W, 7-1 TOLEDO 10/1 W, 3-0 MICHIGAN l 10/6 W, 8-0 NOTRE DAME 10/8 L, 2-0 at Iowa l 10/9 W, 3-1 vs. Michigan State l r 10/13 W, 7-0 LAKE FOREST 10/16 W, 2-1 PURDUE l 10/23-24 L, 3-2 at Iowa F W, 2-0 vs. Southern Illinois F W, 7-0 vs. Saint Louis F 10/30 W, 1-0 (OT) San Jose State t 10/31 W, 3-0 Washington State t 11/6 W, 2-0 INDIANA STATE 11/7 W, 3-0 OHIO STATE l 11/13 W, 4-2 vs. Virginia 11/14 L, 1-0 vs. Old Dominion l

Big Ten Conference Match

Q Connecticut Tournament (Storrs, Conn.) r Iowa City, Iowa F Iowa Invitational (Iowa City, Iowa) t Northwestern Invitational (Evanston, Ill.)

1983 Head Coach: Nancy Stevens Overall Record: 20-5, 9-1 Big Ten (1st-Tie) 9/7 W, 5-1 at Northern Illinois 9/11 W, 2-1 at Springfield 9/13 L, 1-0 at Massachusetts 9/15 L, 1-0 at New Hampshire 9/17 W, 7-0 at Harvard 9/18 W, 2-0 at Boston University 9/23 W, 2-0 at Michigan l 9/24 W, 1-0 vs. Purdue l I 10/1 W, 7-0 at Ball State 10/2 W, 6-1 at Indiana State 10/7 W, 2-0 vs. California G 10/8 L, 4-0 vs. Iowa l G 10/9 W, 2-0 vs. Stanford G 10/15 W, 2-0 vs. Michigan l v 10/16 W, 2-0 at Ohio State l 10/19 W, 4-0 NORTHERN ILLINOIS 10/21 W, 5-1 at Michigan State l 10/22 W, 2-0 vs. Ohio State l r 10/28 W, 5-1 PURDUE l 10/30 W, 5-1 MICHIGAN STATE l 11/5 W, 4-3 (OT) IOWA l W, 2-0 vs. San Jose State s W, 2-1 vs. Iowa s L, 2-0 vs. Connecticut s L, 2-1 (3OT) vs. Massachusetts s Big Ten Conference Match I Ann Arbor, Mich. G Northwestern Invitational (Evanston, Ill.) v Columbus, Ohio r East Lansing, Mich. s NCAA Tournament l

1984 Head Coach: Nancy Stevens Overall Record: 17-2-1, 9-0-1 Big Ten (1st) 9/4 W, 8-0 Northern Illinois 9/7 W, 1-0 (2OT) at San Jose State 9/9 L, 2-1 at California 9/10 W, 3-0 at Pacific 9/12 W, 2-1 (2OT) at Stanford 9/14 W, 2-1 at Temple 9/15 W, 2-1 at North Carolina 9/25 W, 4-0 at Northern Illinois 9/29 W, 2-1 Iowa 10/6 W, 5-0 vs. Michigan F 10/7 W, 3-0 at Ohio State 10/12 W, 7-2 Michigan 10/14 W, 3-0 Purdue 10/20 W, 5-0 vs. Michigan State z 10/21 W, 1-0 (OT) at Purdue 10/26 T, 2-2 (2OT) at Iowa 10/27 W, 1-0 vs. SW Missouri State Q 11/2 W, 3-0 Ohio State 11/4 W, 5-0 Michigan State 11/11 L, 2-0 Iowa s F Columbus, Ohio Q Iowa City, Iowa

z West Lafayette, Ind. s NCAA Tournament

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1985 Head Coach: Nancy Stevens Overall Record: 20-2, 9-1 Big Ten (1st-Tie) Date Result Opponent 9/7 W, 5-1 NORTHERN ILLINOIS 9/9 W, 1-0 vs. New Hampshire F 9/11 W, 3-1 at Boston College 9/13 W, 3-0 at Northeastern 9/14 W, 2-1 vs. Maryland F 9/21 W, 3-0 BALL STATE 9/22 W, 4-1 TOLEDO 9/29 W, 1-0 (2OT) IOWA l 10/4 W, 2-1 (2OT) at Michigan State l 10/5 W, 2-1 (OT) vs. Purdue l Q 10/11 W, 4-0 at Michigan l 10/12 W, 1-0 vs. Purdue l r 10/19 W, 5-0 vs. Ohio State l r 10/20 W, 3-0 at Michigan l 10/26 L, 2-1 at Iowa l 11/1 W, 2-1 OHIO STATE l 11/3 W, 6-0 MICHIGAN STATE l 11/8 W, 1-0 at Old Dominion 11/10 W, 4-0 vs. Temple z 11/17 W, 3-2 IOWA s 11/23 L, 1-0 at Old Dominion s 11/24 W, 5-0 vs. Boston University s J Big Ten Conference Match F Boston, Mass. Q East Lansing, Mich. r Ann Arbor, Mich. z Norfolk, Va. s NCAA Tournament J NCAA Tournament, Third Place Game l

1986 Head Coach: Nancy Stevens Overall Record: 15-4-2, 6-2-2 Big Ten (2nd) 9/2 W, 3-1 TOLEDO 9/5 W, 5-0 NORTHERN ILLINOIS 9/8 W, 5-1 at Boston College 9/10 L, 2-1 vs. New Hampshire Q 9/12 W, 1-0 at Boston College 9/13 W, 2-0 vs. Maryland Q 9/21 W, 11-0 at Northern Illinois 9/26 W, 9-0 MICHIGAN STATE 9/28 T, 0-0 (2OT) PURDUE 10/4 T, 0-0 (2OT) vs. Ohio State F 10/5 W, 2-1 at Michigan 10/11 W, 6-0 vs. Ohio State z 10/12 W, 2-1 at Michigan State 10/18 L, 4-2 at Iowa 10/25 W, 1-0 IOWA 11/1 W, 2-0 vs. Michigan m 11/2 L, 2-1 at Purdue 11/8 W, 7-0 vs. Davis & Elkins P 11/9 W, 2-0 at North Carolina W, 3-0 Stanford s L, 2-1 Iowa s Q Boston, Mass. z East Lansing, Mich. P Chapel Hill, N.C.

F Ann Arbor, Mich. m West Lafayette, Ind. s NCAA Tournament

1987 Head Coach: Nancy Stevens Overall Record: 14-6-3, 6-2-2 Big Ten (2nd) 9/11 L, 1-0 STANFORD 9/12 T, 0-0 BALL STATE 9/13 W, 3-2 MARYLAND 9/17 W, 3-0 TOLEDO 9/19 W, 3-0 at Old Dominion 9/20 L, 6-2 vs. North Carolina z 9/24 W, 3-1 at Northern Illinois 9/25 W, 4-0 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 10/1 L, 1-0 vs. Michigan State F 10/2 W, 3-0 at Ohio State 10/8 W, 3-0 at Michigan 10/14 W, 1-0 vs. Boston Uniersity l 10/16 W, 1-0 vs. Purdue l 10/18 T, 0-0 (2OT) at Iowa 10/22 L, 2-1 (2OT) NORTH CAROLINA 10/23 W, 4-1 at Northern Illinois 10/27 T, 1-1 (2OT) IOWA 10/30 W, 7-1 OHIO STATE 11/1 W, 2-0 MICHIGAN 11/6 W, 2-0 at Michigan State Q 11/7 L, 1-0 at Purdue 11/14 W, 2-0 vs. Stanford s 11/15 L, 1-0 vs. Iowa s z Norfolk. Va. Q West Lafayette, Ind. s NCAA Tournament


F Columbus, Ohio Big Ten Conference Match

YEAR-By-YEAR RESULTS 1988 Head Coach: Nancy Stevens Overall Record: 17-2-1, 8-0 Big Ten (1st) Date Result Opponent 9/7 W, 3-0 NORTHERN ILLINOIS 9/10 W, 1-0 vs. Maryland F 9/11 L, 4-1 at Old Dominion 9/16 W, 2-0 MIAMI (OHIO) 9/17 W, 8-1 TOLEDO 9/22 W, 4-1 (OT) vs. New Hampshire Q 9/24 W, 3-0 at Boston College 9/25 T, 0-0 (2OT) at Northeastern 10/1 W, 1-0 at Iowa l 10/2 W, 2-0 DARTMOUTH 10/8 W, 3-0 MICHIGAN l 10/14 W, 2-1 IOWA l 10/16 W, 2-1 CALIFORNIA 10/18 W, 2-0 at Northern Illinois 10/22 W, 5-0 vs. Michigan State l r 10/23 W, 4-0 at Ohio State l 10/27 W, 2-0 MICHIGAN STATE l 11/4 W, 3-0 OHIO STATE l 11/6 W, 2-0 MICHIGAN l 11/12 L, 4-3 (OT) at Iowa s l

Big Ten Conference Match

Q Boston, Mass. s NCAA Tournament

F Norfolk, Va. r Columbus, Ohio

1989 Head Coach: Nancy Stevens Overall Record: 18-4-1, 8-1-1 MCC 9/4 W, 5-0 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 9/7 W, 1-0 TOLEDO 9/9 W, 1-0 BALL STATE 9/10 W, 4-1 NORTHEASTERN 9/13 W, 2-1 (OT) at Boston University 9/15 L, 2-1 vs. Maryland Q 9/16 W, 2-0 at Boston College 9/23 W, 4-0 vs. Ohio State l r 9/24 W, 2-0 at Northern Illinois 9/30 T, 2-2 (2OT) IOWA l 10/1 W, 3-0 PACIFIC 10/6 W, 1-0 NORTHERN ILLINOIS 10/8 W, 2-0 MICHIGAN l 10/13 W, 2-1 at North Carolina 10/15 L, 2-1 vs. Old Dominion z 10/20 W, 3-1 OHIO STATE l 10/22 W, 8-0 MICHIGAN STATE l 10/28 L, 2-0 at Iowa l 11/3 W, 1-0 at Michigan State l 11/4 W, 4-0 vs. Michigan H 11/12 W, 3-2 vs. Penn s 11/18 L, 1-0 (OT) Old Dominion J 11/19 W, 2-1 vs. Iowa J Q Boston, Mass. r DeKalb, Ill. z East Lansing, Mich. l Big Ten Conference Match H Big Ten Tournament (East Lansing, Mich.) s NCAA Regional (Philadelphia Pa.) J NCAA Championship (Springfield, Mass.)

1990 Head Coach: Marisa Didio Overall Record: 15-3-1, 7-1 MCC 9/1 W, 3-1 BALL STATE 9/2 T, 0-0 (2OT) OLD DOMINION 9/5 W, 2-1 vs. New Hampshire Q 9/7 W, 7-0 at Boston College 9/8 L, 3-2 at Northeastern 9/15 W, 3-1 at Michigan l 9/16 W, 8-3 vs. Central Michigan 9/21 W, 2-0 NORTHERN ILLINOIS 9/23 W, 6-0 OHIO STATE l 9/28 W, 2-1 at Northern Illinois 9/29 W, 3-1 vs. Michigan l r 10/6 W, 8-0 vs. Michigan State l v 10/7 W, 4-1 at Ohio State l 10/13 W, 1-0 IOWA l 10/19 W, 1-0 at Saint Louis 10/20 W, 3-0 vs. North Carolina 10/27 W, 5-0 MICHIGAN STATE l 11/3 L, 3-2 (OT) at Iowa l 11/11 L, 2-0 IOWA s

1991 Head Coach: Marisa Didio Overall Record: 12-7-1, 5-3 MCC Date Result Opponent 9/7 L, 1-0 (OT) vs. Massachusetts F 9/8 L, 1-0 vs. Maryland F 9/10 W, 3-2 at Northeastern 9/13 W, 4-0 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 9/15 W, 9-0 SAINT LOUIS 9/22 W, 2-0 at Ball State 9/27 T, 2-2 (2OT) at Northern Illinois 9/28 W, 6-0 vs. Michigan l r 10/5 W, 3-0 Michigan State l 10/6 W, 4-0 vs. Providence z 10/11 W, 2-0 NORTHERN ILLINOIS 10/13 W, 2-0 OHIO STATE l 10/19 L, 4-0 at North Carolina 10/20 W, 2-1 vs. James Madison ¥ 10/25 L, 3-2 at Iowa l 10/26 W, 3-0 vs. Michigan l P 11/2 W, 3-0 MICHIGAN STATE l 11/9 L, 2-1 vs. Iowa l v 11/10 L, 2-1 Ohio State l 11/14 L, 2-1 Temple s F Boston, Mass. r DeKalb, Ill. z East Lansing, Mich. v Chapel Hill, N.C. P Iowa City, Iowa l Big Ten Conference Match s NCAA Tournament, First Round

1992 Head Coach: Marisa Didio Overall Record: 6-11, 3-7 Big Ten (4th-Tie) 9/7 L, 2-1 BALL STATE 9/9 L, 2-1 NORTHEASTERN 9/11 W, 3-1 MIAMI (OHIO) 9/13 L, 6-0 OLD DOMINION 9/20 W, 5-1 STANFORD 9/25 L, 2-0 at Iowa l 9/26 L, 1-0 vs. Maryland t 10/3 W, 4-0 MICHIGAN l 10/8 W, 7-2 SW MISSOURI STATE 10/11 L, 2-0 IOWA l 10/17 L, 2-1 MICHIGAN STATE l 10/24 W, 6-1 vs. Michigan l r 10/25 W, 4-2 at Ohio State l 10/31 L, 2-1 vs. Penn State l v 11/1 L, 1-0 at Michigan State l 11/7 L, 1-0 vs. Ohio State l P 11/8 L, 1-0 vs Penn State H t Iowa City, Iowa v East Lansing, Mich. l

Big Ten Conference Match

r Columbus, Ohio P University Park, Pa. H Big Ten Tournament

1993 Head Coach: Marisa Didio Overall Record: 12-6-1, 6-4 Big Ten (3rd) 9/4 W, 1-0 vs. Massachusetts 9/5 W, 3-2 vs. Boston College 9/7 W, 1-0 at Northeastern 9/11 W, 4-1 BALL STATE 9/18 L, 1-0 (2OT) vs. Temple z 9/19 T, 0-0 (2OT) at North Carolina 9/26 W, 3-1 SW MISSOURI STATE 10/1 W, 3-0 MICHIGAN STATE l 10/3 W, 2-0 OHIO STATE l 10/9 W, 2-0 IOWA l 10/15 W, 4-0 Michigan State l

10/16 10/23 10/24 10/30 11/5 11/7 11/11 11/14

L, 2-0 vs. Penn State l P W, 4-3 vs. Michigan l r W, 3-1 at Ohio State l L, 3-0 at Iowa l L, 2-0 MICHIGAN l L, 2-0 PENN STATE l W, 3-2 (2OT) CALIFORNIA s L, 2-1 vs. Iowa s

z Chapel Hill, N.C. r Columbus, Ohio s NCAA Tournament


P East Lansing, Mich. Big Ten Conference Match

1994 Head Coach: Marisa Didio Overall Record: 15-4-2, 8-1-1 Big Ten (1st) Date Result Opponent 9/3 W, 3-0 at Boston University 9/5 W, 3-2 (2OT) at Northeastern 9/7 T, 0-0 (2OT) at Ball State 9/9 W, 5-0 BROWN 9/12 W, 4-0 at Maryland 9/16 W, 4-1 SW MISSOURI STATE 9/18 L, 3-0 at William & Mary 9/23 W, 1-0 MICHIGAN l 9/25 W, 2-0 MICHIGAN STATE l 10/2 L, 3-2 at Iowa l 10/7 W, 2-1 at Ohio State l 10/9 W, 2-1 at Penn State l 10/16 W, 4-0 IOWA l 10/21 W, 3-0 at Michigan State l 10/23 W, 6-0 at Michigan l 10/28 T, 2-2 (2OT) PENN STATE l 10/30 W, 1-0 OHIO STATE l 11/5 W, 2-1 Ohio State H 11/6 L, 2-1 (3OT) Iowa H 11/13 W, 2-1 BALL STATEs 11/19 L, 1-0 James Madison J l

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H Big Ten Tournament (Columbus, Ohio) s NCAA Tournament, Second Round J NCAA Tournament, Semifinal Game

1995 Head Coach: Debra Brickey Overall Record: 13-6, 6-4 Big Ten (2nd-Tie) 9/2 W, 2-1 vs. Providence 9/4 L, 2-0 at Northeastern 9/8 W, 4-0 MIAMI (OHIO) 9/10 W, 1-0 BOSTON COLLEGE 9/13 W, 2-1 BALL STATE 9/15 W, 3-0 PACIFIC 9/18 W, 5-0 SAINT LOUIS 9/22 L, 6-0 at Penn State l 9/24 W, 2-1 (2OT) at Ohio State l 9/29 W, 3-1 MICHIGAN STATE l 10/1 L, 1-0 (2OT) MICHIGAN l 10/8 L, 2-0 IOWA l 10/13 W, 2-1 at Michigan l 10/15 W, 1-0 MICHIGAN l 10/20 W, 4-3 OHIO STATE l 10/22 W, 4-3 (OT) PENN STATE l 10/28 L, 4-3 (OT) at Iowa l 11/3 W, 4-3 vs. Michigan State H 11/4 L, 2-1 at Penn State H l

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H Big Ten Tournament (University Park, Pa.)

t Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

v Boston, Mass.

Big Ten Conference Match H Big Ten Tournament (Evanston, Ill.) l

1997 Head Coach: Debra Brickey Overall Record: 7-13, 3-7 Big Ten (5th-Tie) 9/4 L, 7-1 at James Madison 9/5 L, 1-0 vs. Wake Forest 9/7 L, 2-0 at Maryland 9/12 W, 4-2 at Miami (Ohio) 9/13 L, 2-0 vs. Virginia 9/18 W, 4-0 vs. Stanford 9/19 W, 7-0 at Saint Louis 9/21 L, 2-1 vs. Ball State 9/26 L, 3-2 (OT) at Michigan State l 9/28 L, 2-1 at Michigan l 10/3 W, 2-1 (3OT) PENN STATE l 10/5 L, 1-0 OHIO STATE l 10/10 W, 4-0 SW MISSOURI STATE 10/12 W, 1-0 IOWA l 10/17 L, 2-0 MICHIGAN l 10/19 L, 4-2 MICHIGAN STATE l 10/26 W, 3-1 at Iowa l 10/31 L, 4-1 at Penn State l 11/2 L, 6-1 at Ohio State l 11/7 L, 1-0 vs. Ohio State H l

Big Ten Conference Match

H Big Ten Tournament (Iowa City, Iowa)

1998 Head Coach: Diane Loosbrock Overall Record: 7-13, 2-8 Big Ten (6th) Date Result Opponent 9/5 W, 2-1 vs. Wake Forest v 9/7 L, 3-1 vs. Virginia v 9/10 L, 3-1 KENT STATE 9/11 W, 2-1 MIAMI (OHIO) 9/14 W, 1-0 DARTMOUTH 9/17 L, 4-3 at Stanford 9/19 L, 1-0 at California 9/20 W, 4-0 vs. Pacific t 9/25 L, 3-2 at Ohio State l 9/17 L, 6-1 at Penn State l 10/2 L, 3-2 (OT) MICHIGAN STATE l 10/4 L, 3-2 MICHIGAN l 10/9 W, 3-2 at Iowa l 10/16 L, 3-1 OHIO STATE l 10/18 L, 2-0 PENN STATE l 10/23 W, 3-2 SW MISSOURI STATE 10/25 L, 1-0 IOWA l 10/30 L, 1-0 at Michigan l 11/1 W, 2-1 (3OT) at Michigan State l 11/6 L, 1-0 vs. Ohio State H v Big Ten-ACC Challenge (St. Louis, Mo.) t California l Big Ten Conference Match H Big Ten Tournament (East Lansing, Mich.)

Q Boston, Mass. l

1996 Head Coach: Debra Brickey Overall Record: 9-12, 3-7 Big Ten (4th-Tie) 9/7 W, 5-0 vs. Richmond t 9/8 W, 4-3 vs. Duke 9/12 L, 2-1 at Northeastern 9/13 L, 4-2 vs. Virginia v 9/15 W, 3-2 (OT) vs. Dartmouth v 9/19 W, 2-1 (2OT) CALIFORNIA 9/22 L, 3-2 BOSTON UNIVERSITY 9/23 W, 3-0 MIAMI (OHIO) 9/28 L, 3-2 at Iowa l 10/4 L, 3-1 at Ohio State l 10/6 L, 5-4 at Penn State l 10/11 W, 3-2 MICHIGAN STATE l 10/13 W, 4-2 MICHIGAN l 10/18 L, 5-4 PENN STATE l 10/20 L, 2-1 OHIO STATE l 10/23 L, 3-2 at Ball State 10/27 L, 1-0 IOWA l 11/1 W, 3-2 (OT) at Michigan l 11/3 L, 4-1 at Michigan State l 11/8 W, 1-0 MICHIGAN STATE H 11/9 L, 1-0 (3OT) IOWA H

r DeKalb, Ill. v Columbus, Ohio Big Ten Conference Match s NCAA Tournament

AMANDA CARE received All-Big Ten recognition in 2006 and 2007.

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1999 Head Coach: Diane Loosbrock Overall Record: 4-14, 0-10 Big Ten (6th) 9/4 W, 6-1 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 9/6 L, 3-2 New Hampshire 9/10 L, 5-0 at Ball State 9/11 L, 3-2 vs. Delaware t 9/17 W, 4-2 at Villanova 9/19 W, 2-0 at Temple 9/24 L, 3-0 PENN STATE l 9/26 L, 3-2 OHIO STATE l 10/1 L, 2-1 IOWA l


YEAR-By-year RESULTS 10/3 10/8 10/10 10/15 10/17 10/22 10/24 10/30 11/5

W, 3-2 L, 5-1 L, 2-1 L, 6-1 L, 3-2 L, 5-1 L, 3-2 L, 3-2 L, 4-2

SW MISSOURI STATE at Michigan State l at Michigan l at Penn State l at Ohio State l MICHIGAN l MICHIGAN STATE l at Iowa l vs. Michigan H

t at Muncie, Ind. l Big Ten Conference Match H Big Ten Tournament (Columbus, Ohio)

2000 Head Coach: Marisa Didio Overall Record: 6-13, 2-4 Big Ten (5th-Tie) 8/26 L, 2-0 BALL STATE 9/2 W, 2-1 (OT) vs. Michigan State t 9/4 L, 6-0 vs. Wake Forest t 9/8 L, 2-0 at Virginia 9/10 W, 3-1 at Richmond 9/15 L, 2-0 VILLANOVA 9/17 L, 2-0 LOUISVILLE 9/22 W, 3-2 (OT) MICHIGAN STATE l 9/24 W, 4-0 PROVIDENCE 9/29 L, 2-1 (OT) at Ohio State l 10/1 L, 2-1 (OT) vs. Ohio University r 10/6 L, 2-1 (OT) at Michigan l 10/8 L, 6-1 vs. Kent State P 10/13 L, 5-0 PENN STATE l 10/15 W, 2-0 SW MISSOURI STATE 10/20 W, 7-0 INDIANA l 10/21 L, 1-0 IOWA 10/29 L, 1-0 at Iowa l 11/3 L, 1-0 vs. Ohio StateH Big Ten Conference Match t at Saint Louis r at Columbus, Ohio P at Ann Arbor, Mich. H Big Ten Tournament (Columbus, Ohio) l

9/14 9/15 9/18 9/20 9/29 10/5 10/9 10/11 10/13 10/18 10/20 10/26 11/1 11/3 11/8

W, 4-3 (3OT) vs. Providence v L, 1-0 (OT) vs. Boston College v L, 2-1 at Ball State W, 5-0 vs. Saint Louis L, 4-1 at Iowa l L, 1-0 (OT) PENN STATE l L, 2-1 IOWA L, 3-0 at Ohio State l L, 1-0 at Ohio L, 3-0 at Central Michigan L, 1-0 at Michigan l L, 2-0 MICHIGAN STATE l W, 1-0 INDIANA l W, 3-0 COLGATE L, 2-0 vs. Penn State H

v Big Ten/BIG EAST Challenge H Big Ten Tournament (Columbus, Ohio)


Big Ten Conference Match

2003 Head Coach: Marisa Didio Overall Record: 9-9, 1-5 Big Ten (6th) 8/30 W, 3-2 at Boston College 9/1 L, 2-1 at New Hampshire 9/7 W, 5-3 Central Michigan 9/13 W, 3-2 Ball State 9/15 L, 2-1 Delaware 9/17 L, 1-0 at Iowa 9/21 W, 2-1 Kent State 9/26 L, 3-0 Michigan l 9/28 L, 1-0 (OT) Ohio State l 10/3 L, 3-0 at Michigan State l 10/5 W, 2-0 at Stanford 10/12 L, 3-0 at Penn State l 10/17 W, 3-2 at Indiana l 10/18 W, 3-0 at California 10/26 L, 2-0 Iowa l 10/31 W, 7-0 at St. Louis 11/2 W, 2-0 at Syracuse 11/7 L, 3-2 vs. Ohio State H l

Big Ten Conference Match


H Big Ten Tournament (University Park, Pa.)

2001 Head Coach: Marisa Didio Overall Record: 2-13, 1-5 Big Ten (6th) Date Result Opponent 8/25 L, 2-1 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 8/27 W, 3-2 (2OT) SW MISSOURI ST. 8/31 L, 3-2 HOFSTRA 9/2 L, 1-0 (OT) BALL STATE 9/7 L, 4-0 at Maryland 9/9 L, 4-0 vs. James Madison t 9/22 L, 5-0 at Michigan State l 9/28 L, 3-1 OHIO STATE l 10/5 W, 4-1 at Indiana l 10/7 L, 2-1 (OT) vs Louisville 10/12 L, 5-1 at Penn State l 10/14 L, 2-1 IOWA l 10/24 L, 3-1 at Iowa 10/27 L, 2-0 MICHIGAN l 11/2 L, 6-1 MICHIGAN H Big Ten Conference Match t Maryland Invitational H Big Ten Tournament (Evanston, Ill.) l


2002 Head Coach: Marisa Didio Overall Record: 6-13, 1-5 Big Ten (6th) 8/31 L, 3-1 MARYLAND 9/2 W, 4-1 NEW HAMPSHIRE 9/6 L, 1-0 VIRGINIA

z at Kent, Ohio

r at Ann Arbor, Mich. City, Iowa l Big Ten Conference Match H Big Ten Tournament (Evanston, Ill.)

2005 Head Coach: Kelly McCollum Overall Record: 7-11, 0-6 Big Ten (6th) Date Result Opponent 8/27 L, 5-2 MARYLAND 9/3 W, 4-3 at Fairfield 9/4 W, 2-1 at Yale 9/9 W, 4-2 Central Michigan 9/11 W, 4-3 (2OT) VIRGINIA 9/16 W, 4-3 (OT) BALL STATE 9/18 L, 4-3 LOUISVILLE 9/24 L, 6-2 at Penn State l 9/25 W, 4-1 at Bucknell 10/1 L, 3-2 OHIO STATE l 10/4 L, 4-3 at Iowa l 10/8 L, 3-1 at Indiana l 10/9 W, 5-0 vs. Lindenwood 10/14 L, 3-1 IOWA l 10/16 L, 6-1 MICHIGAN l 10/22 L, 4-1 at Michigan State l 10/28 L, 9-0 at Duke 10/29 L, 7-0 at Wake Forest 11/4 L, 2-1 (OT) Indiana H l

Big Ten Match

H Big Ten Tournament — Ann Arbor, Mich.

2004 Head Coach: Kelly McCollum Overall Record: 7-13, 1-5 Big Ten (5th-Tie) 8/29 W, 2-1 (OT) vs. James Madison z 8/30 W, 4-2 at Kent State 9/3 W, 6-0 OHIO 9/5 W, 5-1 FAIRFIELD 9/8 L, 1-0 STANFORD 9/11 L, 3-1 at American 9/12 L, 2-0 at Maryland 9/18 W, 3-2 at Ball State 9/24 W, 1-0 (2OT) IOWA 9/26 L, 2-0 MICHIGAN STATE l 10/1 L, 2-1 vs. Harvard r 10/2 L, 4-1 at Michigan l 10/8 W, 2-1 (OT) INDIANA l 10/10 L, 4-3 NEW HAMPSHIRE 10/16 L, 4-2 at Ohio State l 10/22 L, 6-3 PENN STATE l 10/24 L, 5-1 DUKE 10/29 L, 3-2 at Iowa l 10/30 L, 1-0 vs. SW Missouri State t 11/5 L, 3-2 (OT) IOWA H

NANCY FISHER tops Northwestern’s career goals scored list with 59.

2006 Head Coach: Kelly McCollum Overall Record: 7-12, 1-5 Big Ten (6th) 8/26 L, 3-1 at Miami (Ohio) 8/27 W, 4-3 at Ball State 9/1 W, 3-2 (OT) MISSOURI STATE 9/3 W, 4-3 MAINE 9/7 L, 3-2 at Virginia 9/9 L, 3-2 vs. American 9/10 L, 7-2 at Maryland 9/15 W, 3-2 (OT) STANFORD 9/16 W, 3-1 YALE 9/22 L, 5-4 (2OT) INDIANA l 9/24 L, 3-2 at Central Michigan 9/30 W, 3-2 (OT) MICHIGAN STATE l 10/8 L, 3-1 at Iowa 10/15 L, 4-0 at Ohio State l 10/16 W, 2-1 at Kent State 10/20 L, 3-1 PENN STATE l 10/22 L, 2-1 Iowa l 10/29 L, 3-1 at Michigan l 11/3 L, 2-0 vs. Penn State H

2007 Head Coach: Kelly McCollum Overall Record: 4-14, 0-6 Big Ten (7th) 8/25 W, 4-2 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 8/27 L, 6-0 MARYLAND 8/31 W, 2-1 (OT) NORTHEASTERN 9/3 W, 5-2 BALL STATE 9/8 L, 3-1 at Maine 9/14 L, 4-1 KENT STATE 9/16 L, 7-0 AMERICAN 9/22 L, 4-0 at Michigan State l 9/30 L, 5-0 at Penn State l 10/5 L, 5-1 IOWA l 10/7 L, 4-3 (OT) PROVIDENCE 10/13 W, 3-1 at Stanford 10/14 L, 2-1 at California 10/19 L, 3-0 OHIO STATE l 10/21 L, 3-2 MICHIGAN l 10/25 L, 3-1 at Iowa 10/28 L, 2-1 at Indiana l 11/1 L, 4-1 vs. Michigan State H l

Big Ten Match

H Big Ten Tournament — Columbus, Ohio

t at Iowa

2008 Head Coach: Kelly McCollum Overall Record: 7-13, 1-5 Big Ten (6th) 8/30 L, 3-0 at Boston University 8/31 L, 3-0 at Northeastern 9/5 W, 3-1 MIAMI (OHIO) 9/7 W, 8-0 SACRED HEART 9/11 W, 3-0 vs. Georgetown 9/13 L, 5-2 vs. American 9/14 L, 10-1 at Maryland 9/19 W, 6-1 SAINT LOUIS 9/21 W, 4-0 ROBERT MORRIS 9/27 L, 3-0 at Michigan l 9/28 L, 5-1 vs. California 10/3 L, 2-0 at Iowa l 10/4 W, 5-3 vs. Missouri State 10/10 L, 3-1 MICHIGAN STATE l 10/12 L, 8-2 WAKE FOREST 10/19 L, 4-0 at Penn State l 10/24 L, 6-0 at Ohio State l 10/26 L, 4-3 (OT) at Louisville 11/1 W, 3-1 INDIANA l 11/6 L, 4-2 vs. Michigan State H l

Big Ten Conference Match

H Big Ten Tournament (Bloomington, Ind.)

Big Ten Conference Match

H Big Ten Tournament (Iowa City, Iowa)

EMILY KYLE graduated in fourth place on NU’s all-time saves list with 400.

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Scoring Name Years 1. Sannie Van Dijck 1985-88 2. Nancy Fisher 3. Amy Kekeisen 4. Gretchen Scheuermann 5. Jennifer Averill 6. Lisa Griswold 7. Lorette Vorstman 8. Candice Cooper Antoinette Lucas 10. Sue Novack 11. Colleen Senich 12. Wendi Kemp Kathleen Kochmansky 14. Natalie Beckerman Alexandra Quinn 16. Pam Welder 17. Amy Borneman 18. Kathy Halley 19. Kathleen Sullivan 20. Tami Neuhausel

1979-82 1982-85 1991-94 1983-86 1982-83 1985-88 2001-04 1987-90 1986-90 1988-91 1982-85 1981-84 1989-90 2005-08 1984-87 1993-96 1989-92 1991-94 1987-90



51 59 53 48 20 44 40 39 27 28 39 32 32 31 28 31 18 24 24 17

139 129 120 114 110 105 103 90 90 87 86 79 79 74 74 73 72 69 66 60

37 11 14 18 70 17 23 12 36 31 8 15 15 12 18 11 36 21 18 26

Goals Scored Name Years 1. Nancy Fisher 2. Amy Kekeisen 3. Sannie Van Dijck 4. Gretchen Scheuermann 5. Lisa Griswold 6. Lorette Vortsman 7. Candice Cooper Colleen Senich 9. Wendi Kemp Kathleen Kochmansky

1979-82 1982-85 1985-88 1991-94 1982-83 1985-88 2001-04 1988-91 1982-85 1981-84

Goals 59 53 51 48 44 40 39 39 32 32

2. Sannie Van Dijck 3. Antoinette Lucas Amy Borneman 5. Sue Novack Amy Vail 7. Tami Neuhausel 8. Lorette Vortsman 9. Kathy Halley 10. Kerin Jones

2. Sannie Van Dijck 3. Candice Cooper Nancy Fisher 5. Antoinette Lucas 6. Gretchen Scheuermann 7. Lisa Griswold 8. Lorette Vorstman 9. Natalie Beckerman 10. Sannie Van Dijck Gretchen Scheuermann

1986 2004 1981 1990 1993 1982 1986 1990 1985 1994

20 21 22 12 18 16 15 18 14 18

A Pts 8 9 4 2 21 6 9 10 4 10 2

64 49 46 46 45 42 41 40 40 38 38

Goals Scored Name Year Goals 1. Lisa Griswold 1983 28 2. Nancy Fisher 3. Candice Cooper 4. Sannie Van Dijck 5. Gretchen Scheuermann Gretchen Scheuermann Natalie Beckerman 8. Amy Kekeisen Lisa Griswold Colleen Senich

1981 2004 1986 1993 1994 1990 1984 1982 1990

22 21 20 18 18 18 16 16 16

70 37 36 36 31 31 26 23 21 20

1. Jennifer Averill 2. Antoinette Lucas 3. Jennifer Averill 4. Sue Novack 5. Amy Borneman 6. Kerin Jones 7. Jennifer Averill Amy Vail Amy Vail 10. Kathy Halley

1984 1990 1986 1990 1996 1984 1985 1991 1992 1991

515 441 421 400 386 214 208 202

1991-93 1983-86 2005-08 1986-89 1995-98 1981-82 1991-94

Season Save Percentage Name Year 1. Robin Clark 1985 2. Kim Metcalf 3. Kim Metcalf 4. Shannon Small 5. Robin Clark 6. Kim Metcalf 7. Robin Clark 8. Shannon Small 9. Donna Barg 10. Shannon Small

1989 1988 1993 1984 1987 1986 1992 1994 1990


G Pct.

150 144 98 176 78 134 93 71 111 91

11 15 12 22 10 18 13 10 18 15

.932 .910 .890 .889 .886 .882 .877 .876 .860 .858

Career Save Percentage 2. Robin Clark 3. Shannon Small 4. Marianne Sekela 5. Donna Barg 6. Cody Stephens 7. Jessica Yates 8. Schoen Liebert

25 21 19 18 17 16 15 15 15 13

1983-86 1990-93 1981-82 1991-94 1995-96 1997-00 1995-98

421 441 208 202 128 515 214

G Pct. 45 53 64 38 40 30 145 62

.896 .888 .873 .846 .835 .810 .780 .775

Season Shutouts Name Year

Season Saves Name Year Shannon Small 1993 Schoen Liebert 1996 Robin Clark 1985 Jessica Yates 1999 Kim Metcalf 1989 Emily Kyle 2008 Kim Metcalf 1987 Jessica Yates 2000 Jessica Yates 1997 Cody Stephens 1995

Shannon Small Robin Clark Emily Kyle Kim Metcalf Schoen Liebert Marianne Sekel Donna Barg

Name Years Sv. 1. Kim Metcalf 1986-89 386

GOALKEEPER RECORDS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.


* minimum 75 shots against



1985-88 1987-90 1993-96 1986, 88-90 1989-92 1987-90 1985-88 1989-92 1981-84

Scoring Name Years G 1. Lisa Griswold 1983 28

Name Year Assists

Assists Name Years 1. Jennifer Averill 1983-86

Name Years 1. Jessica Yates 1997-00

Saves 176 163 150 148 144 139 134 133 133 128

1. 2. 3. 5. 7. 8. 10.

Robin Clark Kim Metcalf Kim Metcalf Donna Barg Kim Metcalf Robin Clark Marianne Sekel Robin Clark Shannon Small Robin Clark Shannon Small

1983 1988 1987 1994 1989 1986 1981 1985 1993 1984 1990

Shutouts 12 11 10 10 9 9 8 7 7 6 6

Career Shutouts Name Years 1. Kim Metcalf 1986-89 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

LISA GRISWOLD is the Wildcats’ single-season leader in goals scored (28) and points (64).

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Robin Clark Shannon Small Marianne Sekela Donna Barg Jessica Yates Schoen Liebert Sherri-Anne Nyberg

1983-86 1990-93 1981-82 1991-94 1997-00 1995-98 2003-05

Shutouts 30 34 18 14 11 7.5 7 6


Record Book

YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS LEADERS (SINCE 1980) 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008


GOALS 15, Nancy Fisher 22, Nancy Fisher 16, Lisa Griswold 28, Lisa Griswold 16, Amy Kekesian 15, Wendi Kemp 20, Sannie Van Dijck 15, Pam Welder 13, Lorette Vorstman 13, Natalie Beckerman 18, Natalie Beckerman 15, Colleen Senich 14, Kathy Halley 18, Gretchen Scheuermann 18, Gretchen Scheuermann 10, Linda Formosi/Betsy Vance 12, Ashley McWilliams 11, Shanel Gohsler 6, Lisa Comrie 9, Amy Haase/Lindsay Wright 9, Nicole Smith 3, Nicole Smith/Diane Provencher 8, Candice Cooper 8, Candice Cooper 21, Candice Cooper 11, Jill Putnam 6, Alexandra Quinn/Jill Putnam 6, Alexandra Quinn/Alison Bullock 14, Alexandra Quinn

ASSISTS 6, Joanne McKenzie 4, Kerin Jones 9, Lisa Griswold 11, Jennifer Averill 25, Jennifer Averill 15, Jennifer Averill 19, Jennifer Averill 10, Sannie Van Dijck 12, Kathy Seelaus 12, Sue Novack 21, Antoinette Lucas 15, Amy Vail 15, Amy Vail 9, Kathleen Sullivan 8, Kathleen Sullivan 11, Amy Borneman 17, Amy Borneman 6, Kristi Simons/Shannon West 5, Shannon West/Lindsay Wright 12, Amy Haase 9, Jodie Condie 5, Lindsay Millard/Suzi Sutton 5, Michelle Cifelli/Suzi Sutton 3, Five players tied 6, Ellen Schlafly 5, Ellen Schlafly 6, Katie Charles/Cassie Miller 5, Alexandra Quinn 6, Annie Bosslet


Wins............................................................................................................ 20 (1983, 1985) Home Wins........................................................................................................... 10 (1981) Road Wins.............................................................................................................. 9 (1983) Big Ten Wins....................................................................................... 9 (1983, 1984, 1985) Winning Percentage......................................................................................... .910 (1985) Home Winning Percentage.................................................... 1.000 (4x, most recent:1994) Road Winning Percentage................................................................................ .890 (1984) Goals.................................................................................................................... 69 (1982) Goals Per Game.................................................................................................. 3.3 (1990) Assists.................................................................................................................. 62 (1990) Assists Per Game................................................................................................ 3.3 (1990) Points........................................................................................................ 186 (1986, 1990) Points Per Game................................................................................................. 8.9 (1986) Penalty Corners.................................................................................................. 196 (1985) Shutouts............................................................................................................... 14 (1988) Consecutive Shutouts......................................................................... 6 (1982, 1986, 1988) SINGLE-GAME Goals.............................................................................11 (9/21/1986 vs. Northern Illinois) Goals Allowed........................................................................... 10 (9/14/2008 at Maryland) Most Combined Goals................................. 11 (3x, most recent: vs. Maryland, 9/14/2008) Margin of Victory............................................................. 9 (9/21/1986 vs. Northern Illinois) Margin of Defeat............................................ 9 (2x, most recent: vs. Maryland, 9/14/2008)


OVERTIME GAMES Overall Record....................................................................................................... 35-26-13 Last Overtime Win.................................................................... 8/31/2007 vs. Northeastern Last Overtime Loss.........................................................................10/26/2008 at Louisville

POINTS 32, Nancy Fisher 46, Nancy Fisher 41, Lisa Griswold 64, Lisa Griswold 35, Jennifer Averill 38, Sannie Van Dijck 49, Sannie Van Dijck 33, Pam Welder 32, Lorette Vorstman 34, Natalie Beckerman 45, Antoinette Lucas 33, Colleen Senich 30, Kathy Halley 42, Gretchen Scheuermann 38, Gretchen Scheuermann 26, Linda Formosi 29, Amy Borneman 24, Shanel Gohsler 14, Lisa Comrie 30, Amy Haase 22, Nicole Smith 7, Nicole Smith/Diane Provencher 19, Candice Cooper 19, Candice Cooper 46, Candice Cooper 24, Jill Putnam 13, Alexandra Quinn 17, Alexandra Quinn 33, Alexandra Quinn

SAVES Tracy White 125, Marianne Sekela 83, Marianne Sekela 100, Robin Clark 78, Robin Clark 150, Robin Clark 93, Robin Clark 134, Kim Metcalf 98, Kim Metcalf 144, Kim Metcalf 91, Shannon Small 103, Shannon Small 80, Donna Barg 176, Shannon Small 111, Donna Barg 128, Cody Stephens 163, Schoen Liebert 133, Jessica Yates 101, Jessica Yates 148, Jessica Yates 133, Jessica Yates 43, Katie Hall 39, Kendra Mesa 89, Sherri-Ann Nyberg 77, Sherri-Ann Nyberg 114, Sherri-Ann Nyberg 123, Emily Kyle 98, Emily Kyle 139, Emily Kyle


Winning Streak..............................................................................................14 (1985) Home Winning Streak...............................................................................16 (1987-89) Road Winning Streak *...............................................................................8 (1983-84) Big Ten Winning Streak............................................................................15 (1982-84) Losing Streak..........................................................................................9 (1999-2000) Home Losing Streak...................................................................................7 (2001-02) Road Losing Streak *..........................................................................9 (2007-present) Big Ten Losing Streak...........................................................................19 (2006-2008)


* Neutral site games not included


No. 1 100 200 300 400 500

Date 1980 9/9/1984 10/27/1988 11/14/1993 11/1/1998 9/26/2004

Opponent UW-Whitewater California Michigan State Iowa Michigan State Michigan State

Site Evanston Berkeley, Calif. Evanston Iowa City, Iowa East Lansing, Mich. Evanston

WINS No. 1 100 200 300

Date 1980 10/20/1985 10/3/1992 10/8/2004

Opponent UW-Whitewater Michigan Michigan Indiana

Site Evanston Ann Arbor, Mich. Evanston Evanston

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Score W, 3-1 L, 2-1 W, 2-0 L, 2-1 W, 2-1 L, 2-0

Score 3-1 3-0 4-0 2-1 (OT)


ALL-TIME SERIES RECORDS TEAM Home American 0-1 Ball State 10-3 Boston College 1-0 Boston University 0-1 Brown 1-0 Bucknell 0-0 California 4-0 UC-Davis 0-0 Central Michigan 7-1 Colgate 1-0 Connecticut 0-0 Dartmouth 2-0 Davis & Elkins 0-1 Delaware 0-1 Duke 0-1 Eastern Illinois 1-0 Fairfield 1-0 Franklin 1-0 Georgetown 0-0 Goshen 1-0 Harvard 0-0 Hofstra 0-1 Illinois State 1-0 Indiana 5-1 Indiana State 1-0 Iowa 11-17-2 James Madison 0-0 Kent State 1-2 Lake Forest 2-0 La Salle 0-0 Lindenwood 0-0 Louisville 0-2 Maine 1-0 Maryland 1-3 Massachusetts 0-0 Miami (Ohio) 6-0 Michigan 10-8 Michigan State 15-7 Minnesota 1-0 Missouri State 8-0 New Hampshire 1-2 Northeast Missouri State 2-0 North Carolina 0-1

Away Neutral 0-1 0-2 4-3-1 0-1 7-0 1-1 3-1 2-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-3-1 0-1 0-0 0-0-1 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 1-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 3-2 1-1 1-1 0-0 6-25-2 1-5 0-1 2-2-1 2-0 0-1 1-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-0 1-5 3-2 0-2 0-3 1-1 1-0 10-9 8-1 8-9 7-3 1-0 0-0 0-0 3-0 0-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 3-1-1 1-2

Overall First meeting 0-4-0 2004 14-7-2 1981 9-1-0 1986 5-2-0 1983 1-0-0 1994 1-0-0 2005 5-4-1 1981 0-0-1 1981 8-3-0 1987 1-0-0 2002 0-1-0 1983 4-0-0 1982 1-1-0 1980 0-2-0 1999 1-2-0 1996 1-0-0 1980 2-0-0 2004 1-0-0 1980 1-0-0 2008 1-0-0 1980 1-1-0 1983 0-1-0 2001 2-0-0 1980 9-4-0 1980 2-1-0 1981 18-47-4 1980 2-3-1 1981 3-3-0 1998 3-0-0 1980 1-0-0 1981 1-0-0 2005 0-4-0 2000 1-1-0 2006 5-11-0 1985 0-5-0 1982 8-1-0 1988 28-18-0 1980 30-19-0 1980 2-0-0 1980 11-0-0 1984 3-6-0 1983 2-0-0 1980 4-4-1 1982

TEAM Northeastern Northern Illinois Notre Dame Ohio Ohio State Old Dominion Pacific Penn Penn State Princeton Principia Providence Purdue Richmond Robert Morris Sacred Heart Saint Louis San Jose State Southern Illinois Springfield Stanford St. Joseph’s Syracuse Temple Toledo Vermont Villanova Virginia Wake Forest Washington State Western Illinois Wheaton William & Mary Wisconsin Wis.-Stevens Point Wis.-Whitewater Yale

Home 2-1 10-0 1-0 1-0 11-9 0-1-1 2-0 0-0 2-8-1 0-0 1-0 1-0 3-0-1 1-0 1-0 1-0 4-0 2-0 0-0-1 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 6-0-1 0-0 0-1 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-2 2-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-1 1-0 1-0

Away Neutral 4-4-1 0-0 8-0-1 0-1 0-0 1-0 0-1 0-1 10-9 5-5-1 2-2 0-3 1-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 1-11 0-5 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-1 1-2 5-2 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-1 2-0-1 1-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 2-0 0-0 3-1 5-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 2-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 0-0-1 0-2 1-3 0-1 1-2 0-0 1-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0

Overall First meeting 6-5-1 1985 18-1-1 1980 2-0-0 1981 1-2-0 2000 26-23-1 1981 2-6-1 1982 4-0-0 1984 1-0-0 1989 3-24-1 1992 0-1-0 1981 1-0-0 1980 4-1-0 1991 9-4-1 1980 2-0-0 1996 1-0-0 2008 1-0-0 2008 9-1-1 1980 3-0-0 1982 2-1-1 1980 2-0-0 1982 10-3-0 1981 0-0-0 2009 1-0-0 2003 3-2-0 1984 6-0-1 1980 1-0-0 1982 1-1-1 1981 2-6-0 1982 1-4-0 1997 1-0-0 1982 0-3-0 1980 2-0-0 1980 0-1-0 1994 1-0-0 1980 0-0-1 1980 1-0-0 1980 2-0-0 2005


152-72 100-107 84-65 336-244-21

2009 opponents listed in bold Note: Records since 1980, when sport achieved varsity status

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The highest order of excellence N

orthwestern University was founded in 1851 as a private institution of “the highest order of excellence” to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and part of Minnesota. Today one of the nation’s premier universities, Northwestern occupies two campuses along the shore of Lake Michigan and is connected by both geography and programming to one of the nation’s great cities, Chicago. In addition, Northwestern has a campus in Doha, Qatar. In this midsize research university, 11 schools— each with relatively small academic departments—offer high-quality programs spanning a remarkably diverse portfolio. Northwestern is recognized both nationally and internationally for the quality of its educational programs at all levels. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the University’s undergraduate and graduate programs among the best in the country.

more about Northwestern • From 25,000 freshman candidates each year, about 6,500 are offered admission for a freshman class size of 2,000. • Students from all 50 states and more than 50 foreign countries make up the undergraduate student body of approximately 8,000. The undergraduate population is about 54 percent women, and just under 30 percent are African American, Hispanic or Asian American. Total enrollment is approx­imately 17,000, including 1,100 part-time students in evening programs of the School of Continuing Studies. • Undergraduate financial aid is need based. More than half of all Northwestern undergraduates receive some combination of needbased scholarships, student loans and work-study employment. • Among the more than 50 fellowships awarded to students or alumni in 2008–09 were two Rhodes, one Marshall, four Gates Cambridge and 32 Fulbright Scholarships. • Among graduate programs, the J.L. Kellogg School of Management regularly ranks among the top five business schools in the country for both its traditional curriculum and its executive master’s program. • U.S. News & World Report placed Northwestern’s School of Law in the top 10 law schools nationally and the Feinberg School of Medicine in the top 20 medical programs. In its most recent assessment of doctoral programs, the National Research Council ranked five Northwestern programs in the top 10 percent nationally and 10 programs in the top 25 percent.


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on the shore of lake michigan The unde rg radu at e sc h ool s The Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences is the largest of Northwestern’s undergraduate schools with more than 4,000 undergraduate students and 500 faculty members. It is the cornerstone of a University that believes study in the liberal arts and sciences is the foundation of a strong undergraduate education. Students may enhance their studies with independent research projects, ad hoc majors or minors, Chicago field studies and study abroad. The School of Communication offers opportunities for study in five top-ranking departments: communication sciences and disorders, communication studies, performance studies, radio/television/film and theatre. Cocurricular opportunities include the top debate team in the country, hospital internships, student video and film projects, theater productions and the largest student-run college radio station in the country. The School of Education and Social Policy started as a department in the College of Liberal Arts and became a separate school of education in 1926. “Social policy” was added to its name in 1986 to reflect a distinctive mission among schools of education—to understand and improve learning communities (schools and classrooms, workplace settings, families and neighborhoods), to study lifelong learning and to improve lives through policy. By producing scholarly research that informs and influences public policy-making about education, this small school (350 undergraduates, 300 graduate students and 23 faculty) has earned national recognition. In the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, about 1,300 undergraduates and approximately 750 graduate students choose from among 15 majors, including such interdisciplinary fields as materials science, biomedical engineering and environmental engineering. Recent curriculum innovations and the Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center give students exceptional opportunities for team learning, collaborative projects and computer-assisted learning. The Medill School of Journalism prepares students for careers in newspapers, magazines, broadcast journalism, new media or integrated marketing communications. Medill students have consistently won in the Hearst Foundation’s National Writing, Photojournalism and Broadcast News Championships, the Pulitzer Prize competition of college journalism; and its students dominate the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards competition. Established in 1895 as an integral part of the University, the HENRY AND LEIGH BIENEN School of Music combines a nationally ranked music program of conservatory intensity with the academic rigor and scholarly resources found only at a firstrank research university. Students are encouraged to grow as both artists and people and to explore the myriad career options available in a life devoted to music. Artists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and other world-class performing organizations are among the faculty.

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university president morton O. Schapiro M

orton Owen Schapiro was named 16th president of Northwestern University on December 16, 2008 and began his term on September 1, 2009. President Schapiro is among the nation’s premier authorities on the economics of higher education, with particular expertise in the area of college financing and affordability and on trends in educational costs and student aid. He is widely quoted in the national media and has testified before U.S. Senate and House committees on economic and educational issues. Before coming to Northwestern, he was president of Williams College from 2000 to 2009. Among the initiatives implemented during his presidency were a substantial reduction in average class size, a tripling of the number of courses offered in the college’s signature tutorial program and the completion of a number of major building projects including a center for theatre and dance, a student center and new faculty office/classroom buildings. Courses taught by President Schapiro at Williams College included introductory microeconomics, a tutorial on the economics of higher education and two interdisciplinary seminars, one on the economics and philosophy of education and the other on disease, culture and society. He previously served as a member of the Williams College faculty from 1980 to 1991, as Professor of Economics and as Assistant Provost. In 1991 he went to the University of Southern California where he served as Chair of the Department of Economics until 1994 and then as Dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences until 2000. During his last two years as Dean, he also served as the University’s Vice President for Planning. President Schapiro has written more than 100 articles and five books, and he has edited two others, most with his longtime co-author Michael McPherson. These include: The Student Aid Game: Meeting Need and Rewarding Talent in American Higher Education (Princeton University


Press 1998); Paying the Piper: Productivity, Incentives and Financing in Higher Education (also with Gordon Winston, University of Michigan Press 1993) and Keeping College Affordable: Government and Educational Opportunity (Brookings 1991), plus two recent edited volumes College Success: What It Means and How to Make It Happen (College Board 2008) and College Access: Opportunity or Privilege? (College Board 2006).

President Schapiro has received research grants and contracts from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, the World Bank, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, the College Board, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and other groups to study the economics of higher education and related topics. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Hofstra University in 1975 and his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979. President Schapiro and his wife Mimi have three children: Matt, Alissa and Rachel.

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director of athletics and recreation jim phillips J

ames J. Phillips became Northwestern’s 21st director of intercollegiate athletics and recreation on April 14, 2008, bringing a track record of Division I success and a commitment to the values NU always has maintained in collegiate athletics. “The opportunity to lead Northwestern’s athletic and recreation programs is both exciting and humbling,” Phillips said. “Northwestern is a world-class institution that does things right in terms of college athletics and what they stand for.” One of 10 children, Phillips, who grew up in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, is the perfect fit to head up NU’s 19-sport program in the nation’s No. 3 market. His Windy City roots and family orientation are integral parts of his philosophy of providing student-athletes with a “world-class experience” that enables them to succeed academically, socially and athletically. One of Phillips’ first actions at Northwestern was to begin the implementation of a Department of Athletics and Recreation re-organization that was completed in January of 2009. NU’s existing departments were broken into three key “silos:” internal, external and student-athlete welfare. Northwestern’s stellar marketing and promotions staff continued to excel in 2008-09, winning its sixth national NACMA award since 2003. Ticket sales for Big Ten football home games went up 17 percent, men’s basketball sales improved 13 percent for weekend games and overall attendance was up at all seven of NU’s admission-charging sports. New courtside seating at Welsh-Ryan Arena sold out for the men’s basketball season. NU signed corporate sponsorship deals with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Harris Bank, re-branded its media rights holder to Northwestern Sports Properties (NSP), defeated Notre Dame at U.S. Cellular Field in baseball and created an Annual Report to showcase the department’s previous year. Phillips hired ultra-successful women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown in June of 2008. McKeown came to Evanston after 19 years at George Washington, where he took his team to the postseason 17 times and compiled a 509-174 record. Phillips’ second coaching hire was to name Tracey Fuchs the head of the field hockey program in January of 2009. Fuchs had arguably the most successful playing career in USA Field Hockey history and has been referred to as the “Michael Jordan of field hockey.” In 2009, Phillips signed a four-year deal with WGN Radio, the long-time radio outlet of Northwestern football and men’s basketball. In addition to those two sports, a new weekly Inside

Wildcat Athletics show will air on The Voice of Chicago through the 2012-13 season. Phillips also inked head football coach Pat Fitzgerald to a new seven-year deal that will keep him on the Wildcat sidelines through 2015. Northwestern had a great athletic year in 2008-09, beginning in the fall with the Wildcats’ 9-4 Alamo Bowl season. The team became the fifth in NU history to win nine contests, finishing No. 23 in the BCS. The football team also earned a program-record 26 Academic All-Big Ten awards and earned a 3.0 or better team GPA during the spring quarter for the highest team GPA in school history. In addition, men’s soccer made its second appearance in the NCAA quarterfinals in the last three years. In the winter, men’s basketball earned NU’s first postseason bid during head coach Bill Carmody’s tenure. Northwestern recorded its fourth-straight year with an individual national champion when Jake Herbert won the 184-lbs wrestling title, the Hodge Trophy as the nation’s top collegiate wrestler and the Big Ten’s Jesse Owens Award. In the spring, Northwestern won its fifthstraight NCAA women’s lacrosse title and Hannah Nielsen repeated as the Tewaaraton Trophy winner. Women’s tennis ranked No. 1 for much of the year and won the ITA Indoor national title, a first for a northern school. Men’s tennis made a great turnaround to qualify for the NCAA Tournament and men’s golf made the NCAA Championships. Seven of NU’s eight men’s teams had postseason representation in 2008-09, making it arguably the top year for men’s athletics at NU in history. Academically and in the community, the Wildcats had a banner year in 2008-09. Northwestern touted a school-record-tying 879 studentathlete quarters in which a 3.0 GPA was earned, and 17 teams achieved a 3.0 or better team GPA. All 19 varsity squads recorded a 2.9 or better mark for two academic quarters (fall and spring) for the first time in school history. Northwestern’s combined student-athlete GPA for the spring was a school-record 3.21. NU’s APR and GSR scores ranked in the nation’s top five and 10, respectively. In the community, student-athletes volunteered a school-record 5,346 hours while serving 66 organizations in Evanston and greater Chicagoland. In June of 2009, Phillips served on the NCAA Champions Forum panel. The panel consisted of football coaches and athletics directors making an effort to bring minority football coaches closer to the mindset of those who hire football coaches. He also is part of the NCAA Mentoring Program, the NACDA Executive Committee and the 2016 Chicago Olympic Committee. Beginning in 2004, Phillips served as Northern Illinois’ athletic director for four years. In 2006, he was promoted to associate vice president in addition to his director of athletics title. He was chosen to serve as chairman of the MAC Athletic Director’s Council and also served on the NCAA

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women’s basketball selection committee. Phillips spearheaded the fund raising and construction of the $14-million Yordon Academic and Athletic Performance Center, the largest capital project in athletics history at NIU. The Huskies also opened an indoor practice facility for baseball, softball and men’s and women’s golf and began construction in the spring of 2008 on a soccer/track and field complex. During Phillips’ tenure at NIU, he helped schedule football games with Michigan and Ohio State that resulted in NIU’s first national TV appearances. He negotiated playing Iowa at Soldier Field in 2007 as a home game, a contest that sold out in less than a week. Phillips also signed a multiple-year agreement for the radio power WSCR-AM (The Score) to carry football, men’s basketball and a weekly NIU Live radio show. A 1990 Illinois graduate, Phillips worked as a manager and student assistant in the Illini’s athletic department. He earned a master’s degree in education at Arizona State (1992) while serving as a restricted earnings basketball coach before moving into athletics administration in the Arizona State development office. Phillips holds a Ph.D. in educational administration from Tennessee, completed in 2007. Phillips served as an assistant athletics director with the Volunteers until 2000. He directed a $12.4 million annual athletics giving program and aided in the first-ever capital campaign for athletics at UT that raised over $50 million for endowments, facilities and programs. Phillips moved to Notre Dame in 2000, serving as associate director of athletics and senior associate director of athletics for external affairs. He helped launch the Rockne Heritage Annual Fund and played an integral part in the funding of a $24-million, 96,000-square foot athletic facility. In addition, he managed the ticket office, various corporate sponsorships, athletic programs and a weekly Irish radio show. Phillips and his wife, Laura, have five children: Luke, Madeline, Meredith, John and James.

The Phillips family: (from left) Front: John, Meredith and Madeline. Back: Laura (holding James), Luke and Jim.


academic services and student development

Margaret Akerstrom Associate AD

Betsi Burns Assistant AD Director of Student Development

Shea’na Grigsby Academic Advisor

Mary Beth Hawkinson Associate Director

Davon Robb Intern

The staff of Academic Services and Student Development assists student athletes in their pursuit of academic excellence. The professional staff, which consists of four full-time advisors and an intern, helps the students make the most of all of the opportunities Northwestern University offers.

Mission Statement “The mission of the Office of Academic Services and Student Development is to offer a comprehensive array of the support programs and services, integrated with University resources, that empowers all student-athletes to achieve academic success while balancing the demands of athletic participation and everyday college life. The Office is built on the philosophy of individual responsibility and personal integrity, with the end result being the overall development and preparation of the studentathletes for a successful life after college.”

freshman assistance. The advisors work closely with the freshmen to help ease the transition from high school to college. The freshmen meet weekly with their advisors to discuss their performance in the classroom and to receive academic assistance when necessary. The evening study skills/tutoring program is held at the University Library 7 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The tutoring staff consists of mostly graduate students, with some outstanding undergraduates rounding out the 30-plus staff. The tutors are available for drop-in assistance, small group learning teams and individualized tutorial sessions. registration advising. In close collaboration with the advising staffs in each of the six undergraduate schools, the Academic Services and Student Development staff also provides advice to help student-athletes develop a plan of study, including guidance in selecting majors and minors. An important component of their services is course registration advising. Prior to the beginning of each quarter, student-athletes meet individually first with their schools’ academic advisors and then with their athletic advisors to plan their curriculum for the upcoming quarter and discuss the registration process. career planning. Preparation for a productive and successful entry into the workforce or graduate school begins during the freshman-year orientation programs. In conjunction with University Career Services, the provision of career counseling and the education of job search skills help Northwestern student-athletes obtain relevant summer employment and internships, as well as permanent employment or graduate school admissions upon graduation. The ’CATS Life Skills Program includes programs on major selection, finding a summer internship, securing a full time job, and the transition from school to work. The N club has partnered with the Life Skills program to provide mentoring opportunities as well as to facilitate internships and full-time employment. With the numerous companies and organizations that specifically recruit Northwestern student-athletes and with the help of the Wildcat network of alumni and fans, excellent job opportunities in all fields are possible.

NU academic advisor named best in the nation



ssociate Director for Academic Services & Director of Student Development Betsi Burns has been honored with the 2008 Lan Hewlett Award from the National Association of Academic Advisors in Athletics. The award, given for outstanding performance as an Academic Advisor for Athletics, is presented to an advisor who, in part, achieves a merited stature among and support from student-athletes, faculty, coaches and fellow administrators in addition to creating an innovative response

to the varied and emerging needs of student-athletes. It also recognizes significant contributions and leadership to the field both nationally and within the university. An 11-year veteran as an academic advisor at Northwestern, Burns has an impressive list of accomplishments in that time span. She has instituted the Junior Jumpstart and Senior Transition workshops, implemented the PURPLE Peer Mentoring Program and launched the Career Athlete program that currently has

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50 mentors and 150 student-athletes registered with multiple job postings. Burns developed “An Insider’s Guide to Northwestern Athletics” and also created Field Day, an event that has brought together student-athletes from all 19 of NU’s varsity sports and hundreds of community children for the past nine years. Burns has done all this while serving as an academic advisor to over 150 student-athletes.

Athletic excellence N

orthwestern University’s athletic department is consistently one of the finest in the Big Ten and the nation. The school has gained prominence in the last 15 years with the renewed success of the Wildcat football team, but fans who know college athletics know that Northwestern has long been a hidden gem in numerous other sports. A quick look across the board yields some truths about the quality of the Wildcats’ 19 varsity programs—and makes it no surprise to find out that Northwestern has been ranked in the Top 25 of The Sporting News listing of the top athletic departments in the nation every year that TSN has performed the survey. Since the 1995-96 athletic year, Northwestern has had 40 conference players of the year, 28 conference rookies of the year, and 29 conference coaches of the year. Twenty-six teams have been crowned with a conference championship, and 62 individuals have won Big Ten titles while 595 have received All-Big Ten recognition. Northwestern athletes have been accorded 130 first-team All-America honors during that time, while six different NU coaches have earned National Coach of the Year honors since 1997. Northwestern also has added five NCAA team championships (women’s lacrosse in 2005-09) and nine NCAA individual titles to its ledger. Northwestern finished 44th in this past year’s U.S. Sports Academy Directors’ Cup standings after posting three-consecutive top-30 finishes from 2005-07. Northwestern’s five-year run of finishing among the top-45 Division I programs in the country marks its best-overall stretch of athletic success. Northwestern’s athletes also deliver in the classroom—the department has had more than 1,530 Academic All-Big Ten certificates delivered since 1995-96, including more than 100 each of the last 10 years. The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) has honored a Northwestern athlete 28 times with Academic All-America recognition, and 81 times with Academic All-District accolades. The women’s lacrosse team recorded its fifth-consecutive NCAA title. Senior Hannah Nielsen (bottom right) won the Tewaaraton Trophy for the second-straight year.

2008 Valero Alamo Bowl

The No. 1-ranked wildcats captured their 11th-straight Big Ten Championship and won the ITA Indoor Championship in 2009.

Northwestern freshman ERIC CHUN won the Big Ten Individual title and helped the ’Cats advance to the NCAA Men’s Golf National Championships.

The MEN’S SOCCER TEAM tied a school wins record and reached a program-best No. 2 national ranking. It also advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals for the second time in three years.

Senior jake herbert was the 2009 NCAA champion and Dan Hodge Trophy recipient, which is presented annually to the nation’s most dominant collegiate wrestler. Herbert also was named the Big Ten’s Jesse Owens Award winner, given to the top male athlete across all sports in the Big Ten Conference.

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athletic endowments Through The Generosity... Each year more than 90 Northwestern student-athletes, representing all sports, are awarded a prestigious endowed scholarship, thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends of the Wildcats. These donors and recipients met for the annual Endowed Athletic Scholarship Luncheon which was held in Welsh-Ryan Arena (pictured at left). • Alex Agase and Tom Noble Honorary Scholarship • Alex Agase Wildcats’ Scholarship

• Stanley E. and Louise G. Hathaway Scholarship

• Nelson R. Nedde Memorial Scholarship

• Jennie Stoker Helwig Scholarship

• Robert and Dorothy Osborn Endowed Scholarship

• John L. Hennerich Baseball Scholarship

• Harold and Virginia Anderson Scholarship • Harry D. Brookby Baseball Scholarship • Henry S. Bienen Basketball Scholarship • Henry S. Bienen Tennis Scholarship

• Jay and Michaela Hoag Basketball Scholarship

• Carleton H. and Bradford H. Pendleton Memorial Scholarship

• Thomas J. Hoehn Tennis Scholarship

• James J. Progar Athletic Scholarship

• Thomas J. and Dorothy Somers Hoehn Athletic Scholarships

• Ray Regalis Basketball Scholarship

• Patricia and Albert Buehler Scholarship

• Robert K. Rauth Scholarship

• Dr. James R. Buntain Endowed Basketball Scholarship

• Patrick and Shirley Ryan Family Scholarships

• Willard J. and Evelyn G. Buntain Family Football Scholarship

• Steve and Audrey Sawle Scholarship • Paul and Margaret Schutt Scholarship

• John and Rita Canning Student-Athlete Scholarships

• Walter K. Smart Scholarship

• Ronald J. and Elizabeth D. Chinnock Scholarship • Vandy Christie Memorial Scholarship • Combe Family Tennis Scholarships • June S. Cordier Memorial Scholarship • Dean Family Scholarship • Richard H. and Jane S. Dean Scholarship • Ross and Elizabeth Dean Football Scholarship • Bruce and Betty DeSwarte Scholarship • Eggemeyer Family Endowed Scholarships • Raymond F. Farley Endowed Scholarship • Waldo Fisher Memorial Scholarships • Scott Freidheim Soccer Scholarship • Bon and Holly French Swimming Scholarship • Edwin C. Gage Memorial Scholarship


• James and Mary Jo Rausch Family Scholarship

• Stearns Family Scholarship • Marie Mikkelsen Stoker Swimming Scholarship ALEX QUINN received an endowed scholarship last season.

• Thomas J. and Dorothy Somers Hoehn Memorial Scholarship • Dr. Robert W. Johnson Memorial Scholarship • Ronald E. Kiper Memorial Scholarship • Koldyke Family Scholarship

• Bruce Thompson Wrestling Scholarship • Torch of Center Court Scholarship • Joseph H. Trienens Swimming Scholarship • Bob and Charlotte Voigts Recognition Scholarship • Randy Walker Memorial Football Scholarship

• Laird Koldyke Baseball Scholarship

• Sidney Warshauer and Joseph Stein Athletic Scholarship

• Mildred and Sidney LaPidus Scholarship

• Philip J. Weber Scholarship

• Robert F. and Gordon E. Lietzow Athletic Scholarship

• Mr. and Mrs. Roger LeMoyne White Basketball Scholarships

• Sophia and Konstandino Loukas Endowed Scholarship

• Mildred White Endowed Football Scholarship

• Shirley Louise Malloy Memorial Scholarship

• Charles “Doc” and Helen Glass Scholarship

• Gene G. and Merrill H. Mundy Athletic Scholarship

• John H. Glenn Memorial Scholarship

• N Club Scholarship

• Trent Whitney Endowed Scholarship • Alfred S. Wiltberger Memorial Scholarship

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my kind of town, chicago C

hicago is the third-largest city in the United States, behind only New York and Los Angeles. It has everything you’d expect of a world-class city. • Sports: Chicago is one of the best sports towns in the country. Among the pro teams that call Chicago home are the Cubs and White Sox (MLB), the Bulls (NBA), the Sky (WNBA), the Bears (NFL), the Blackhawks (NHL), the Rush (Arena Football), the Bandits (NFP Softball) and the Fire (MLS). • Nightlife: The pioneering Second City is just one of a host of top-flight comedy clubs in the city. Chicago is also famous for blues clubs and jazz lounges, including the Green Mill, the oldest jazz club in the U.S.

Evanston and Chicago Downtown Chicago is just 12 miles south of Northwestern’s Evanston campus. Students without cars can easily get to Chicago by taking the Northwestern shuttle bus or hopping on an el or Metra train at stations close to campus.

• Theater: Chicago has one of the most important and active theater communities in the nation. You can find everything from intimate store-front productions to the latest and greatest musicals. • Shopping: Ecletic boutiques can be found in neighborhoods throughout the city. Chicago’s downtown shopping, with all the major retail chains, is concentrated on State Street and Michigan Avenue. • Recreation: Chicago has plenty of beaches and parks easily reached from most neighborhoods as well as running and biking paths that stretch for miles along Lake Michigan. • Dining: Chicago boasts some of the finest dining establishments in the country. Among the most popular are Harry Caray’s, Ditka’s, the Chicago Chop House and the original Gino’s East (deep-dish pizza). • Museums: From the Impressionist collection at the Art Institute to the Boeing 727 at the Museum of Science and Industry, you’ll find an exhibit to match your interests. The museum campus, featuring the Field Museum, Adler Planetarium and Shedd Aquarium, is a popular destination for a day in the city. • Music: The choices for music lovers range from small clubs to outdoor festivals, from the latest in pop music to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Lyric Opera. If an artist or group is on tour, you can bet they’ll be coming to Chicago. • Festivals: The world famous Taste of Chicago in Grant Park is the largest of Chicago’s many festivals. Smaller fairs and festivals provide an opportunity to explore Chicago’s many neighborhoods. • Skyline: You can visit the top of the Willis (formerly known as the Sears Tower) Tower, the nation’s tallest building, for a breathtaking view of one of the world’s most beautiful skylines. Or enjoy the view of the lake and city while dining at the Signature Room in the John Hancock Center.

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the ultimate sports town Da Bulls, Da Bears and More When an athlete attends Northwestern University, he or she joins the Chicago sports family—an elite group that includes some of the most famous athletes in the world. • College sports: Chicagoland is the home base of the Big Ten Conference, and the local media serve as the hub for Big Ten coverage throughout the Midwest. Everyone loves a winner, and when Northwestern is winning the media coverage—both regional and national—is unparalleled.

Chicago’s Pro Teams

• Stadiums and arenas: Chicago is also home to some of the most famous sports venues in the country. The “friendly confines” of Wrigley Field, home of the Cubs, and Soldier Field, home of the Bears, are landmarks. The United Center is home to the Bulls and Blackhawks, while U.S. Cellular Field hosts the White Sox. Soldier Field, Home of the Chicago Bears

• Bandits, National Pro Fastpitch • Bears, National Football League • Blackhawks, National Hockey League • Bulls, National Basketball Association • Cubs, Major League Baseball • Fire, Major League Soccer • Machine, Major League Lacrosse • Red Stars, Women’s Professional Soccer • Sky, Women’s National Basketball Association • Thunder, United States Pro Volleyball • White Sox, Major League Baseball • Wolves, American Hockey League

US Cellular field, home of the 2005 world champion white sox


the chicago blackhawks advanced to the conference finals of the 2009 stanley cup playoffs.

Patrick Kane, 2007 NHL Rookie of the Year













F - Senior Louisville, Ky.

B - Junior Bethlehem, Pa.

B - Freshman Perth, Australia

B - Freshman West Sussex, England

F - Senior Wellesley, Mass.

B - Junior Ann Arbor, Mich.













M - Senior Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

M - Senior Southbury, Conn.

B - Freshman Voorhees, N.J.

F - Sophomore Spring City, Pa.

B - Sophomore Southbury, Conn.

M - Freshman South Kingston, R.I.













M - Junior Dallas, Pa.

B - Senior Upper Arlington, Ohio

M - Senior Lehighton, Pa.

B - Sophomore Severna Park, Md.

M - Redshirt Senior Greenfield, Mass.

F - Junior Lake Bluff, Ill.













B - Junior Toledo, Ohio

M - Freshman Potomac, Md.

GK - Freshman Pittsgrove, N.J.

F - Sophomore San Jose, Calif.

F - Junior Milwaukee, Wis.

GK - Junior Briarcliff, N.Y.

AUGUST 28 29 31

OCTOBER Wildcat Classic (Evanston, Ill.)

BOSTON UNIVERSITY Maryland vs. Ohio Maryland vs. Boston University OHIO MARYLAND

Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill.

11 a.m. 2 p.m. Noon 3 p.m. Noon

New Haven, Conn. New Haven, Conn. Evanston, Ill. Oxford, Ohio Oxford, Ohio Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich.

Noon Noon 3 p.m. Noon Noon 2 p.m. Noon Noon 2 p.m. 1 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 5 6 10 12 13 18 19 20 25 26

at Yale at Sacred Heart STANFORD vs. Central Michigan (at Miami) at Miami (Ohio) MISSOURI STATE Missouri State vs. Saint Joseph’s SAINT JOSEPH’S at Michigan State ✱ vs. Maine (at Michigan State)

Home matches in BOLD CAPS •

2 3 4 6 9 17 23 31

MICHIGAN * Michigan vs. Saint Louis SAINT LOUIS CALIFORNIA at Penn State * at Indiana * IOWA * OHIO STATE *

Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill. University Park, Pa. Bloomington, Ind. Evanston, Ill. Evanston, Ill.

3 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m. 2 p.m. 5 p.m. Noon 3 p.m. 1 p.m.

East Lansing, Mich. Campus Sites TBD


NOVEMBER 5–8 14–15 20–22

Big Ten Tournament NCAA First/Second Rounds NCAA Championship

Big Ten Conference match • All times Central and subject to change

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2009 Northwestern Field Hockey Media Guide  

2009 Wildcat Field Hockey Media Guide