Northwestern advances to face conference foe Penn State in NCAA quarterfinals
2013: Freshman who earned significant playing time as the season progressed, playing in 21 of 22 games with two starts ... Tied for second on the team with nine assists ... Appeared in NU's preseason win vs. Team England ... Recorded one ground ball in collegiate debut vs. Massachusetts ... At Vanderbilt, set up Gabby Flibotte for her first career assist and point, also adding her first caused turnover in the game ... Followed that with her first career goal in home debut vs. Boston College, an 8-meter shot in the first half ... Handed out one assist in return to native Baltimore vs. Johns Hopkins ... One caused turnover and one ground ball at Navy ... Handed out one assist in win vs. Harvard ... One goal and one assist against Ohio State in her first career start ... Started again against No. 5 Syracuse and recorded her first two-assist game as well as two caused turnovers in a 13-12 win ... Scored one goal against No. 8 Penn State ... One assist against both Notre Dame and Penn ... First career two-goal game in her NCAA Tournament debut vs. Stanford.
High School: Four-year letterwinner ... Named to the Baltimore Sun/All-Metro First Team as a senior ... Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland All-Star in 2012 ... US Lacrosse All-American and Academic All-American selection as a senior ... Recipient of the Bryn Mawr Anne Pugh Award for Athletic Excellence, Sportsmanship and Leadership in 2012 ... Member of the Baltimore Metro Team 2 ... Towson TimesFirst Team All-Metro 2012 and Second Team All-Metro in 2011 ... Also four-year letterwinner in soccer and basketball and (along with lacrosse) served as a team captain in all three sports at the varsity level ... McCormick Unsung Hero nominee for basketball ... National Merit Commended Scholar ... Honor Roll Student
Personal: Born Nancy LeSage Dunbar ... Daughter of James Dunbar and Kathleen Gavin ... Mother played lacrosse at the University of Virginia and was named MVP in 1983 ... Father played lacrosse at Haverford College ... Cousin Grace Gavin was an All-American and Tewaaraton Award finalist at Loyola in 2011.
Dunbar's Career Highs
2, vs. Stanford (5/12/13)
2, vs. Syracuse (3/30/13)
2, two times, most recent vs. Syracuse (3/30/13)
1, eight times, most recent vs. Penn State (5/18/13)