Candidates must have a GPA of 3.30 or better through the first semester of the academic year
2012: Recorded assists in wins over No. 11 Stanford (8/29) and UC Davis (9/3) ... Tallied a goal in a victory over Central Michigan (10/14) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011: Started all 21 games as a sophomore midfielder ... Recorded 10 shots on the season, putting five on goal ... Earned a defensive save at Indiana (9/23) ... NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010: Played in all 20 games and started four as a true freshman ... Finished with one goal and three assists (five points) ... Took 13 shots on the season, putting nine on goal ... Recorded her first career goal in 3-2 upset win over No. 6 Ohio State (9/24) ... Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for her efforts vs. the Buckeyes ... Tallied her first career assist in win over Missouri State (9/11) ... NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.
High School: Captain and four-year letterwinner at St. John's, scoring 41 goals with 32 assists ... Two-year participant of the AAU Junior Olympics team, helping the team to a gold medal in 2008 ... Member of Futures Elite in 2009 ... NFHCA All-Region and all-conference selection in 2007 and 2008 ... All-South Zone in 2009 ... Also a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse, receiving all-state honors in 2008 and 2009 South District All-Star recognition ... 48 goals with 25 assists in lacrosse ... Played three years for Houston Hockey Club ... National Merit Scholar semifinalist.
Personal: Born Catherine Colt Franklin ... Daughter of Cynthia and Ron Franklin ... Chose Northwestern over Michigan, Cornell and Washington & Lee ... Majoring in communication studies.
Getting to know Catherine
Name your three favorite songs on your I-pod: All about U, Ghetto Cowboy, High Come Down
Facebook or Twitter: Facebook
Describe Tracey in five words or less: crazy cool lil lady
What's the best part of playing Northwestern Field Hockey? the team
Favorite food: steak
Favorite TV show: The Kardashians
Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite book: Water for Elephants
Favorite vacation spot: Bahamas
Favorite place to shop: Anthropologie
If I wasn't playing field hockey, I'd be playing: lacrosse
If I could be any character from a TV show or movie I'd be: Kloe Kardashian
Pregame superstitions: None
Best NUFH memory so far: Beating Ohio State
Which NUFH player is the biggest jokester on the team? ...Tracey?
Favorite thing to do besides play field hockey? lay in bed