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    Kara Mupo
    Kara Mupo

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Miller Place, N.Y.

    High School:
    Rocky Point

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    A



    2014: Returned to her role as one of NU's top offensive weapons after missing nearly all of 2013 with a leg injury ... Ranked second on the team in both goals (40) and points (50) ... Notched eight games with at least three goals ... Named to the American Lacrosse Conference All-Tournament Team ... Scored two goals in a season-opening win over Virginia ... Led NU and tied a career with five points on three goals and two assists vs. Marquette, also picking up a career best three ground balls ... One 8-meter goal at Ohio State ... Notched four points (3g, 1a) at Michigan ... Recorded a second straight hat trick at Syracuse ... Two goals at No. 10 UMass ... Scored one goal and added two assists in win over Vanderbilt ... Led Northwestern with a season-high four goals against No. 4 Florida ... Matched that with four goals and one assist vs. USC at Wrigley Field ... In her next game, tied a career high with five goals in the ALC Tournament opener vs. Vanderbilt ... Posted a hat trick in 9-8 ALC championship loss to Florida ... Continued her tear with a team-high four goals in 11-8 win over Louisville in NCAA Tournament ... Two points in quarterfinal upset of No. 4 Florida ... Closed the year with a team-high three points (2g, 1a) in NCAA semifinal loss to Maryland ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2013: Started the first three games of the year before suffering a season-ending injury ... Recorded one goal and one assist in opener vs. UMass and two goals in win over USC ... Played in final game at North Carolina on Feb. 22.

    2012: Scored 33 goals -- tied for third on the team -- despite missing the first two games of the season due to injury ... Career-best two assists in second game back vs. Oregon ... Set a career high with five goals at Louisville, also breaking her single-game points mark ... Matched that with five points (3g, 2a) against UMass ... Pair of goals vs. Vanderbilt ... Tied her career best with a five-goal effort vs. Navy, firing a game-high 10 shots ... Put up a hat trick in 13-12 overtime win vs. Ohio State ... Scored two goals against both Penn State and Penn ... Hat trick in win over Johns Hopkins ... Two goals vs. Notre Dame ... One 8-meter goal in ALC Championship game and also in first-round NCAA Tournament win vs. Notre Dame ... Scored once in semifinals vs. Maryland.

    2011: Key contributor in Northwestern's attack and midfield, scoring 22 goals and adding three assists to finish with 25 points ... Season-best three goals came at Georgetown, when she also posted a season-high four points (3/5) ... Seven multi-goal games, including the national championship game vs. Maryland when she scored twice while playing near her hometown on Long Island ... Reliable performer on free position attempts, converting 8-of-10 attempts for the year ... Named ALC Rookie of the Week on April 5 following a two-goal game vs. No. 3 Duke in which she accounted for the game-tying score after NU had trailed for nearly 30 minutes of game action ... Finished with four ground balls, two draw controls and five caused turnovers.

    High School: Five-year letterwinner at Rocky Point ... Named an Under Armour All-American ... Helped pace the Eagles to four-straight Suffolk County championships ... Three-time All-American selection ... Five-time All-Suffolk League selection, including MVP in 2009 ... Top-ranked recruit by Inside Lacrosse for class of 2010 ... Two-time North Shore SunAthlete of the Year ... Finished her career with a school-record 330 goals, which ranks fourth all-time in New York state history ... Coached by Joe Spallina and Dan Spallina ... Competed for the Long Island Yellow Jackets club team for four years ... Also lettered five times in soccer and twice in track at Rocky Point ... Two-time all-state selection in soccer, racking up 45 career goals ... High honor roll member.

    Personal: Born Kara Nicole Mupo ... Daughter of Kim Edwards and Louis Mupo ... High school teammate of former Wildcat goalkeeper Brianne LoManto ... Also competed against current Wildcats Alexa deLyra, Erin Fitzgerald, Alyssa Leonard and Amanda Macaluso in high school ... Majoring in human development and psychological services.

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    Mupo's Career Highs

    Goals 5, two times, most recent vs. Navy (3/25/12)
    Assists 2, two times, most recent vs. Vanderbilt (4/10/14)
    Points 5, five times, most recent vs. USC (4/26/14)
    Ground Balls 3, vs. Marquette (2/25/14)
    Draw Controls 1, two times, most recent at Florida (5/5/12)
    Caused Turnovers 1, 10 times, most recent vs. USC (4/26/14)