Northwestern set for ninth consecutive trip to championship weekend
2014: In her second year as a team captain ... Three-year starter ... Off to a strong start offensively in her senior season, recording the second two-point game of her career against Marquette (one goal, one assist) on Feb. 25 ... Also had one goal and one assist at Ohio State.
2013: 2013 co-captain ... Has started 45 consecutive games entering her senior season ... NU's 2013 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient ... Recorded her first career two-goal game in 2013 opener vs. UMass ... Two caused turnovers, one ground ball and one caused turnover at USC ... Tied a career high with two draw controls at UNC ... One goal in home-opener vs. Boston College ... One draw control and one caused turnover vs. Harvard ... Handed out one assist in 9-8 win over Ohio State ... Pair of caused turnovers at Virginia ... Recorded two ground balls vs. Penn ... Netted a free position goal in NCAA quarterfinal victory over Penn State ... One ground ball and one draw control in semifinal loss to North Carolina ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2012: Started all 23 games on defense after playing as a key reserve during freshman campaign ... Helped NU post the second-best scoring defense in the country at 7.48 goals allowed per game ... 22 ground balls and two goals on the year ... Played in front of hometown Orlando crowd at U.S. Lacrosse Champion Challenge preseason event ... One draw control and career-high three ground balls at Syracuse ... Contributed a ground ball and a caused turnover vs. Oregon ... Recorded her first career assist, three ground balls and two caused turnvoers to win at Louisville ... Scooped up a pair of ground balls vs. William & Mary ... Scored her first goal of the year on a coast-to-coast run vs. UMass ... Career-best two draw controls vs. Vanderbilt ... Pair of ground balls vs. Virginia ... Two caused turnovers in each game of ALC Championship ... Also scored on length-of-the-field run vs. Johns Hopkins ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011: Saw significant minutes as a reserve defender for NU, appearing in 21 games with two starts ... Also moved into the midfield late in the season and scored her first career goal in an NCAA quarterfinal win over Albany (5/21) ... Finished with eight ground balls, with her season-high two coming vs. Ohio State (4/22) ... Seven caused turnovers and one draw control ... Played in all four NCAA Championship games ... Helped NU post an 8.57 goals against average for the year, eighth-best in Division I.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Timber Creek, helping pace the Wolves to the district championship in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and a runner-up finish in 2010 ... First team All-American in 2009 and honorable mention in 2010 ... All-State honorable mention in 2008 ... Four-time first team All-District selection ... Three-time first team All-Region selection ... Named to All-Central Florida first team in 2009 and 2010 ... Served as team captain and named Most Valuable Player as a senior ... Finished her prep career with 185 goals and 92 assists ... Coached by Randy Polito (2007-09) and Fern Kidder (2010) ... Played for a number of different club teams ... National Honor Society member ... Honor roll student ... Army National Scholar-Athlete Award winner (2009) ... National Society of High School Scholars selection ... Orlando SentinelClassroom Star (March 2009).
Personal: Born Christy Lee Turner ... Daughter of Darrell and Tracy Turner ... Accumulated 240 hours of community service in high school by junior coaching and assisting with the Special Olympics ... Majoring in journalism.
Turner's Career Highs
2, vs. Massachusetts (2/8/13)
1, five times, most recent vs. Ohio State (3/9/14)
2, three times, most recent vs. Ohio State (3/9/14)
3, at Syracuse (2/29/12)
2, two times most recent at North Carolina (2/22/13)
2, five times, most recent vs. Marquette (2/25/14)