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    Katie Charles
    Katie Charles


    Worthington, Ohio

    High School:
    Thomas Worthington




    2007: Started all but one game of the season on defense ... Took 11 shots, six on goal ... Made defensive save against Ohio State (10/19) ... Played almost the entire season on the penalty corner unit ... Big Ten All-Academic team for third-straight year ... Selected to the 2007 NFHCA National Academic Squad for the fourth-straight year.

    2006: Started in all 19 of the team's games ... Scored three goals on just nine shots on the year, including the game-winner against Yale ... Recorded a team-high six assists ... Notched a point in six of the team's seven wins ... Scored a goal and an assist against Stanford (9/15) and against Michigan State (9/30) ... Academic All-Big Ten for the second consecutive season ... Selected to the 2006 NFHCA National Academic Squad.

    2005: Appeared in 17 games, starting 16 ... Recorded her first collegiate assist against Maryland (8/27) ... Took one shot from the backline ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Academic All-NFHCA.

    2004: Played in all 20 games for Northwestern as a freshman, starting 19 ... Recorded no statistics from the back line ... Academic All-NFHCA.

    High School: Named the South Worthington Press Player of the Year ... First-team all-state, all-district and team MVP in 2003 ... Participated in senior all-star game after leading Thomas Worthington to a league championship ... Scored the game-winning goal to defeat Columbus Academy ending four year undefeated streak ... Wendy's High School Heisman nominee ... Participated in USFHA Futures Program and the National Futures Tournament in 2004 ... Earned three letters in lacrosse ... Class valedictorian ... Scholar Athlete and Honor Roll ... Member of Spanish Honor Society and National Honor Society.

    Personal: Born Mary Katherine Charles on 1/9/86 ... Daughter of John and Laura Charles ... Chose Northwestern over Davidson, Miami (Ohio), Ohio and Villanova ... Majoring in anthropology.

    Getting to know Katie Charles
    Q: If I could make an assist on a goal to any one person, it would be:
    A: Probably Jill... great celebrator
    Q: My favorite thing about NU is:
    A: Besides field hockey?  Great opportunities
    Q: My favorite book is:
    A: Mountains Beyond Mountains
    Q: The best advice Coach McCollum has ever given me is:
    A: To relax and have fun out there.
    Q: My dream job is:
    A: Something in health policy reform or international development in health
    Q: The song I'd sing on karaoke night would be:
    A: I try not to sing in public
    Q: My favorite food is:
    A: Ice cream
    Q: My favorite pregame ritual/superstition is:
    A: Listen to music
    Q: My favorite TV show is:
    A: Grey's Anatomy
    Q: If I could dine with any three people in history, they would be:
    A: Right now? Paul Farmer, Bill Gates and Ghandi
    Q: The biggest joker on the team is:
    A: Christina Foley
    Q: The top three songs on my iPod right now are:
    A: That would involve finding it... I think mostly Coldplay and Dave
    Q: Describe Coach McCollum in three words or less:
    A: Passionate

    Charles' Stats

    Year G/GS Shots G A Pts. GWG
    2004 20/19 0 0 0 0 0
    2005 17/16 1 0 1 1 0
    2006 19/19 11 3 6 12 2
    2007 18/17 11 0 0 0 0