After earning her undergraduate degree and competing for three seasons at Cornell, Kate Ivory will attend graduate school and complete her eligibility at Northwestern in 2013-14.
2014: Debuted with the Wildcats in a win over No. 8 Virginia, chipping in two caused turnovers and two ground balls ... Racked up three caused turnovers against Marquette ... Two ground balls against both Notre Dame and Ohio State.
At Cornell: Competed in three seasons for the Big Red, missing her junior year due to a knee injury ... Returned as a team captain in 2013 and led Cornell with 48 ground balls and 33 caused turnovers, which tied the Cornell single-season record ...Named the 2013 Ivy League Defender of the Year and an All-Ivy honoree for the second time in her career ... 2013 IWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team selection ... As a sophomore (2011), led the conference in ground balls and caused turnovers en route to All-Northeast Region second-team honors.
High School: Two-time first-team all-league selection at Episcopal Academy ... Helped lead her team to four straight league championships and was a U.S. Lacrosse Scholastic All-American as a senior ... Given the John A. Harter Award and the Team of 1983 awards after her senior year ... Also lettered four times each in field hockey and basketball ... Team captain of the basketball and field hockey teams her senior year, while she was a two-time first-team all-conference pick in her final two seasons ... Field hockey team won an Inter-AC title in her final campaign and finished ranked fourth in the state.
Personal: Born Katharine Louise Ivory ... Daughter of Tom and Mary Ivory ... Older brother, Tim, played basketball at Hobard ... Was a high school teammate of current Northwestern junior Blake McHugh at Episcopal ... Studied in Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Ivory's Career Highs (at NU)
2, three times, most recent at Ohio State (3/9/14)