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    Sherilyn DeStefano
    Sherilyn DeStefano

    RS Senior

    South Kingston, R.I.

    High School:
    Moses Brown




    Northwestern Earns 97 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards to Break Own Mark Again

    Wildcats establish single-sport season high for the honor for the fifth-straight year


    'Cats Ready Themselves for Tigers and Hawkeyes

    Pacific and Iowa make their way to Evanston for weekend showdowns

    2011: Saw action in six games for the Wildcats as a reserve midfielder.

    2010: Played in eight games, primarily as a reserve midfielder ... Recorded the first goal of her career in 4-1 win over Colgate (8/30) ... Took two shots ... Academic All-Big Ten ... NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.

    2009: Redshirted ... NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.

    High School: Key contributor on three consecutive Division II state championship-winning 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 ... Daughter of Debbie and Peter DeStefano ... Began playing field hockey at Dollar Academy in Scotland (three years) ... Majoring in sociology.

    Getting to know Sherilyn

    Name your three favorite songs on your I-pod: 1901 - Phoenix, Uncharted - Sara Bareilles, Such Great Heights - Postal Service

    Facebook or Twitter: Facebook

    Describe Tracey in five words or less: hard-core, fiery, no-nonsense, inspiring, intense

    What's the best part of playing Northwestern Field Hockey? There are a lot of great things - The competitive yet fun team atmosphere, the opportunity to constantly challenge yourself, the fun road-trips all over the U.S., to name a few

    Favorite food: baked brie and apricot

    Favorite TV show: Covert Affairs

    Favorite movie: Good Will Hunting

    Favorite book: Once a Runner by John L. Parker

    Favorite vacation spot: Tuscany, Italy

    Favorite place to shop: Marshalls

    If I wasn't playing field hockey, I'd be playing: Foosball

    If I could be any character from a TV show or movie I'd be: Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Pregame superstitions: Don't think I have any

    Best NUFH memory so far: Any of our overtime wins. There's nothing like the intense feeling of excitement and joy that follows a hard-fought win.

    Which NUFH player is the biggest jokester on the team? April

    Favorite thing to do besides play field hockey? Bake

    Dream job: Exercise researcher or sports medicine physician

    Best thing about Northwestern: The feeling of school pride you get when cheering with hundreds of other students at football or basketball games.

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