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    Christina Foley
    Christina Foley

    RS Senior

    Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    High School:
    Cape Elizabeth




    2007: Played in 13 games, starting 10 ... Fired most of 21 shots on the penalty corner unit, 13 came on goal leading too many rebound opportunities ... Led defensive unit for much of the first half of the season ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for a fourth-consecutive year.

    2006: Played in and started all 19 games scoring five goals for NU ... Foley also tallied two assists on the year putting her in a tie for the third most points on the team ... Scored two goals in a 5-4 loss against Indiana (9/22) ... Scored a goal in 4-3 wins against both Ball State (8/27) and Maini (9/3) ... Had 33 shots on goal on the year, which was the most on the team ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2005: Started every game of the season for the 'Cats ... Racked up the fifth-most points on the team, with eight ... Finished fifth on the team in goals, assists (2), and shots (38) ... Established herself as a main hitter in the Wildcats' battery, scoring all three of her goals off penalty corners ... Scored NU's first goal of the season on a penalty corner four minutes into the Wildcats' match with Maryland (8/27) ... Scored the 'Cats only goal at Indiana (10/8) ... Tallied Northwestern's lone goal versus Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament, giving Northwestern a 1-0 lead (11/4) ... Recorded an assist in a 4-1 victory at Bucknell (9/25) ... Assisted Jill Putnam on her first goal versus Central Michigan to make the score 2-0 (9/9) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2004: Was limited due to injury ... Appeared in two matches.

    2003: Did not appear in any matches.

    High School: Four-year field hockey letterwinner ... Named 2002 Portland Press Herald All-State Honorable Mention ... Chosen as Cape Elizabeth High School MVP in 2002 ... Garnered 2002 all-state accolades as well as 2001 and 2002 Western Maine All-Conference honors ... Named Western Maine Conference All-Star in 2001 ... Cape Elizabeth's Field Hockey Spirit Award recipient in 2001 ... Named 2000 Cape Elizabeth Defensive Player of the Year and was a member of Western Maine Conference championship and state runner-up field hockey team ... Also three-year letterwinner in softball and basketball ... As a softball player, selected as a Western Maine All-Conference Honorable Mention in 2001 and 2002, along with winning Cape Elizabeth's batting award in 2001 ... Received invitation to U.S. Field Hockey Futures Program in 2001 ... Cape Elizabeth Honor Roll student.

    Personal: Born Christina Marie Foley on 4/6/85 ... Daughter of Philip Foley and Catherine Groark ... Majoring in communication studies.

    Getting to know "Foley"
    Q: If I could make an assist on a goal to any one person, it would be:
    A: Jill, because she celebrates the best!
    Q: My favorite thing about NU is:
    A: The memories and friendships I've made with teammates.
    Q: My favorite book is:
    A: Running with Scissors
    Q: The best advice Coach McCollum has ever given me is:
    A: To stop thinking and just play.
    Q: My dream job is:
    A: To coach college field hockey.
    Q: The song I'd sing on karaoke night would be:
    A: I'd belt out a few Whitney Houston songs.
    Q: My favorite food is:
    A: Mashed Potatoes and Gravy.
    Q: In the movie about the 2007 NU field hockey team, the actor that would play me is:
    A: I'm not sure. Maybe Michelle Rodriguez.
    Q: My favorite pregame ritual/superstition is:
    A: Listening to music.
    Q: My favorite TV show is:
    A: Rob and Big and The Cosby Show.
    Q: If I could dine with any three people in history, they would be:
    A: Chris Farley, Will Ferrell and Vince Vaughn.
    Q: The biggest joker on the team is:
    A: There are so many...Cassie Miller, Alison Bullock, Annie Bosslet...
    Q: The top three songs on my iPod right now are:
    A: "He can only hold her" Amy Winehouse, "Get it Shawty" Lloyd, and "Lost" Saving Jane.
    Q: My nickname is:
    A: Foley (original, I know).
    Q: Describe Coach McCollum in three words or less:
    A: Passionate and Dedicated.

    Foley's Stats

    Year G/GS Shots G A Pts. GWG
    2003 0/0 0 0 0 0 0
    2004 2/0 0 0 0 0 0
    2005 19/19 38 3 2 8 0
    2006 19/19 56 5 2 12 0
    2007 14/10 21 0 0 0 0