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    Colleen Petronchak
    Colleen Petronchak

    RS Junior

    Voorhees, N.J.

    High School:
    Eastern Regional




    Second-Seeded 'Cats Return to Iowa City for Big Ten Tournament

    Northwestern opens against Indiana at 1:30 p.m. Thursday


    Armstrong is Grand on Senior Day as Wildcats Beat Bears, 6-0

    Senior tallies career goal No. 100 in home finale


    No. 8 Wildcats Close Out Home Season vs. No. 20 Spartans, Bears

    Five seniors to be honored in pregame ceremonies Sunday


    'Cats Ready Themselves for Tigers and Hawkeyes

    Pacific and Iowa make their way to Evanston for weekend showdowns

    2012: Notched first collegiate assist in a win over Missouri State (10/21).

    2011: Saw action in all 21 games, starting four as a defensive back ... Recorded a defensive save against American (9/11) ... Contributed on defense to five NU shutouts.

    2010: Played in five games as a reserve defensive player ... Did not record any statistics.

    2009: Redshirted.

    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 ... Member of Futures Program since 2003 and played on 2007 Junior Olympic team in Knoxville, Tenn. ... Selected to Futures Elite Level in 2008 ... Also played varsity lacrosse and softball ... Honor Roll student ... Competed in state competition with DECA marketing group.

    Personal: Daughter of Ross and Nancy Petronchak ... One brother, Brian ... Majoring in sociology.

    Getting to know Colleen

    Name your three favorite songs on your I-pod: You Only Live Once by The Strokes, Knock Knock by Mac Miller, 1901 by Phoenix, She Said Yes by Brad Paisley, 4 AM by Adam K. & Soha/Kaskade

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    What's the best part of playing Northwestern Field Hockey?
    Free gear!

    Favorite food:
    Penne alla Vodka or Salmon

    Favorite TV show:
    The O.C., Dexter, Arrested Development

    Favorite movie:
    Forgetting Sarah Marshall, anything directed by Coen Brothers

    Favorite book:
    Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

    Favorite vacation spot:
    The Jersey Shore

    Favorite place to shop:
    Soho, NYC

    If I wasn't playing field hockey, I'd be playing:
    On the beach

    If I could be any character from a TV show or movie I'd be:
    Uma Thurman (Black Mamba) in Kill Bill

    Pregame superstitions:
    Need to have pregame team sing along songs

    Best NUFH memory so far:
    kicking the power-ball ball through the 2 foot opening underneath the bleachers

    Which NUFH player is the biggest jokester on the team?
    Regan or Maria (unintentionally)

    Dream job:

    Best thing about Northwestern:
    warm cookie bar

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