Wildcats striving for ninth consecutive win in series with Orange
2013: Attended Brighton High School (near Rochester, NY), the same school that produced the former NU stars Danielle Spencer and Hilary Bowen ... Appeared in season-opening win vs. UMass.
2012: Played in three games as a freshman ... Saw first field time of the season in win at Louisville ... Also made appearances vs. William & Mary and UMass ... Did not record any statistics.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and a team captain ... 2011 Class B Section V Player of the Year and a high school All-American ... Team won two sectional titles, two regional titles and made one trip to state championship during her career ... Named to state all-tournament team ... All-Greater Rochester team in 2011 and honorable mention in 2010 ... Finished with three goals, two assists, four draw controls and five ground balls in sectional finals vs. Irondequoit ... Competed in Herb Fitch Senior All-Star game ... Also lettered three years in soccer -- where she was team MVP as a junior -- and twice in basketball ... Three-year member of Relentless Hustle club team ... Two-time Academic All-American and winner of school's Senior Women's Scholar Athlete Award.
Personal:Born Mikaela Mary Bozza ... Daughter of Michael and Diane Bozza ... Sister, Liz, played lacrosse at Albany, and other sister, Katie, played lacrosse and field hockey at Virginia Wesleyan ... Older sisters were teammates of former Northwestern stars Danielle Spencer and Hilary Bowen at Brighton High School ... Played alongside current Wildcat Beatrice Conley in high school ... Chose Northwestern over Notre Dame, UMass and James Madison ... Plans to major in English.