Returned to the lineup and played five games in 2014 after recovering from a torn ACL in her freshman season ... Recorded her first career hat trick in win over Marquette ... One goal, one assist and three ground balls at Ohio State ... Did not play after March 9 due to injury, however, and plans to seek a medical redshirt.
2013: Regular contributor and starter in Northwestern attack before suffering a season-ending injury eight games into the season ... Still finished fourth on the team with eight assists ... In her collegiate debut vs. UMass, notched two ground balls and one caused turnover ... Made first career start and had one ground ball at North Carolina ... Scored her first career goal against Vanderbilt and finished with two for the game ... Three points vs. Boston College, including the first and second assists of her career ... Matched that effort with one goal and two assists at Johns Hopkins ... Named ALC Freshman of the Week for week of March 12 ... Against Navy, set career highs with three assists and four points in a 15-12 NU win ... Scored two goals with one helper vs. Harvard.
High School: Four-year letterwinner ... Two-time All-County selection and two-time All-American ... Named first-team All-Metro Long Island as a senior ... All- Long Island selection in 2012 ... Earned Player of the Year award in 2012 ... Named one of 15 College Rookies to Watch by Lacrosse Magazine... Recipient of Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award ... Three-time participant in the Under Armour All-American Lacrosse Classic ... Played in the All-American Showcase in 2012 ... Three-time participant in the United States Lacrosse National Tournament ... Led team to a 13-1 record as a captain her senior season ... Won the National Draw Championship in 2011 with club team Long Island Yellow Jackets ... Also a four-year letterwinner and captain in basketball and soccer ... Honor Roll student ... Academic All-American and Recipient of Army Scholar Athlete Award.
Personal: Born Christina Yolanda Esposito ... Daughter of John and Christine Esposito ... Attended same high school that produced NU great Shannon Smith (whose number she will wear at NU) and played against many current Wildcats while in high school ... Majoring in communication studies.
Esposito's Career Highs
||3, vs. Marquette (2/25/14)
||3, at Navy (3/11/13)
||4, at Navy (3/11/13)
||3, two times, most recent vs. Ohio State (3/9/14)
||1, two times most recent vs. Harvard (3/16/13)