Northwestern advances to face conference foe Penn State in NCAA quarterfinals
2014: Dynamic offensive scoring threat from the midfield ... Scored three points (2g, 1a) in NU's season-opening 13-12 victory over No. 8 Virginia ... Against Duke, set a career high with four goals, including the eventual game-winner ... Named the ALC Offensive Player of the Week on Feb. 25 ... One goal and one assist vs. Notre Dame with a career-best three draw controls.
2013: Regular contributor in Northwestern midfield, playing in 22 games with one start ... In her collegiate debut, contributed two ground balls and two caused turnovers to win over UMass ... Scored her first career goal off an 8-meter attempt vs. USC ... Notched a goal and first career assist in win at Johns Hopkins ... Recorded a ground ball and her first draw control at Navy ... One goal in win over No. 8 Penn State ... One caused turnover vs. Virginia ... Scored her fourth goal of the year in win over Duke and scored for a second straight game against Stanford ... Two ground balls at Florida ... Goal at Notre Dame ... Scored one goal vs. Penn ... Scored NU's first goal in her NCAA Tournament debut vs. Stanford ... Secured a draw control in NCAA quarterfinal victory over Penn State.
High School: Four-year letterwinner ... Three-time All-County selection ... Named First Team All- American in 2012 ... Member of the All- Long Island Second Team ... Scored seven goals and had one assist as a senior in the county championship game ... Played for club team Long Island Wave ... Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball and cross country ... Two-time All-County selection and state qualifier in cross country ... Named All-Class for basketball and the recipient of the New York State Section VIII Coaches Award in 2009 ... High Honor Roll student ... Member of National Honor Society and an Academic All-American.
Personal: Born Kaleigh Anne Craig ... Daughter of Scott and Joan Craig ... Father played lacrosse (defense) at the University of Massachusetts and was a teammate of Northwestern volunteer assistant coach Scott Hiller ... Chose Northwestern over Princeton ... Played against current Wildcats Christina Esposito and Kara Mupo in high school ... Majoring in communications.
Craigs's Career Highs
4, vs. Duke (2/22/14)
1, three times, most recent vs. Notre Dame (3/5/14)
4, vs. Duke (2/22/14)
2, four times, most recent vs. Notre Dame (3/5/14)