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    Kat DeRonda
    Kat DeRonda

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Carthage, N.Y.

    High School:
    Carthage Central

    Height:
    5-3

    Position:
    M



    06/20/2014

    Senior Wildcats Celebrate 2014 Commencement

    Alyssa Leonard named Northwestern's top female athlete of 2013-14

    05/28/2014

    NU Ends Year With School-Record 220 Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Fully 64 percent of eligible Northwestern student-athletes are Academic All-Big Ten

    05/02/2014

    Northwestern Outlasts Ohio State, 9-8, Advances to ALC Championship

    Wildcats seize first lead with 13:22 remaining; Leonard, Turner net hat tricks

    05/01/2014

    'Cats Claw Past Commodores, 12-9, at ALC Tournament

    Kara Mupo matches a career high with five goals

    04/10/2014

    Northwestern Pulls Away from Vanderbilt, 15-9

    Kat DeRonda continues recent scoring tear with career high four goals, five points

    2014: One of NU's senior leaders on attack ... Ranked third on the team with 35 goals and 45 points in her senior campaign ... One goal and one assist as well as a career-best three draw controls in season-opening win over Virginia ... Recorded a hat trick in 12-11 win at Duke ... Scored two goals at Ohio State ... Scored twice and added an assist at Michigan ... One goal at Syracuse ... Netted two goals in win at No. 10 UMass ... Led Northwestern with a hat trick in 5-4 victory over Penn State ... Followed that game with four points (2g, 2a) at Penn ... Scored a career-best four goals against Vanderbilt and matched it in her next outing vs. Johns Hopkins, also added three assists to total a career high seven points ... Four points (2g, 2a) vs. USC at Wrigley Field ... Two goals in ALC Tournament win over Ohio State ... Scored three goals in the final 17 minutes, including the game-winner with 16 seconds left in overtime, in NU's 12-11 win over No. 4 Florida in the NCAA quarterfinals ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2013: Talented attacker and feeder who scored 12 goals in her junior campaign ... Started six games in 2013 ... One goal and one assist in two preseason games ... One assist in opener vs. UMass ... Matched a career high with two goals against USC ... Scored once and added a ground ball in win at Vanderbilt ... Set a career high with three goals in a 10-8 win over No. 9 Notre Dame ... After scoring one 8-meter goal in ALC semis vs. Penn State, earned her third start of the season in the championship game vs. top-seeded Florida and produced her second hat trick in four games to lead NU to an 8-3 victory ... Named to ALC All-Tournament Team ... Scored a goal and added an assist in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament against Penn State ... Also had a goal and an assist in semifinals vs. UNC.

    2012: Reliable contributor in the midfield as a sophomore, finishing with 12 goals and five assists ... One goal in NU's season-opener at Stanford ... One assist at No. 5 Duke ... Contributed one goal and one assist to 15-2 win vs. Oregon and one goal at Louisville ... One assist and one ground ball vs. Navy ... One goal and one assist in 13-12 overtime win over Ohio State ... Scored once each in road wins at Penn State and Penn ... Scored one goal late in 16-12 win over Johns Hopkins ... One goal vs. Florida ... Notched her second career two-goal game with two 8-meter scores vs. Notre Dame ... Scored once vs. Virginia and also in ALC semifinal vs. Johns Hopkins ... One assist in NCAA Tournament win vs. Notre Dame.

    2011:Grew into a featured role by the end of her freshman season and finished with seven goals and nine assists (16 points) ... Scored two goals and picked up two ground balls in her first career start at Virginia (4/30) ... Named ALC Rookie of the Week for her performance at Virginia ... Notched a season-best three assists in her postseason debut vs. Penn State in the ALC Championship (5/6) ... Scored her first career goal at Vanderbilt (2/27) ... Notched her second career two-goal game with two 8-meter scores vs. Notre Dame ... Scored once vs. Virginia and also in ALC semifinal vs. Johns Hopkins ... Five multi-point games on the year.

    High School: Five-year letterwinner for Carthage Central, helping lead the Comets to the NYS Class C state runner-up in 2007 and 2010 and a state semifinal appearance in 2008 and 2009 ... Named an Under Armour All-American as a senior ... Two-time All-CNY first team selection ... Four-time first team All-North selection, including Player of the Year honors as a junior ... Four-time first team Frontier League All-Star ... Named to the NYS All-Tournament team in 2009 and 2010 ... Comets captured Frontier League and Section III championships all five years of her career ... Tallied 256 goals and 271 assists during her prep career, highlighted by 63 goals as a junior and 82 assists as a sophomore ... Named to the NY1 Women's Division National Tournament team in 2009 ... Coached by Sue Gallagher ... Member of StarRiders club team for four seasons, capturing the Nike Cup championship in 2008 and 2009 ... Also played soccer for five seasons and basketball for two ... Two-time Academic All-American selection and four-time NYSPHAA Scholar Athlete recipient ... National Honor Society member.

    Personal: Born Katherine Claire DeRonda ... Daughter of Chris and Charlene DeRonda ... Was born in Panama City, Panama ... Competed with classmates Caroline Gersuk, Kara Mupo and Kelly Rich in the 2010 Under Armour All-American game ... Majoring in communications studies with a minor in sociology.

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    DeRonda's Career Highs

    Goals 4, two times, most recent vs. Johns Hopkins (4/13/14)
    Assists 3, two times, most recent vs. Johns Hopkins (4/13/14)
    Points 7, vs. Johns Hopkins (4/13/14)
    Ground Balls 2, three times, most recent vs. Johns Hopkins (4/13/14)
    Draw Controls 3, vs. Virginia (2/9/14)
    Caused Turnovers 1, six times, most recent vs. Marquette (2/25/14)