NU scores five straight to break 10-10 tie, improve to 6-1 entering four-game homestand
2013: Regular contributor and starter in Northwestern attack before suffering a season-ending injury six games into the season ... Appeared in NU's starting lineup vs. Team USA in preseason Champion Challenge ... 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 ... Chose Northwestern over Syracuse.