Leonard becomes NU's all-time leader in career draw controls; Fitzgerald reaches 200 career points
2014: Senior leader and faceguarding specialist ... Tied a career high with three ground balls in a 13-12 season-opening win vs. Virginia ... Caused a pair of turnovers against Marquette ... Picked up a ground ball vs. Ohio State ... At Syracuse, faceguarded Kayla Treanor (5.7 ppg) and limited her to two goals.
2013: Remained one of NU's top all-around defenders and a faceguarding specialist, once again taking several prolific scorers out of the opponent's offense ... Started 19 of 22 games as a junior, recording 25 ground balls and nine caused turnovers ... Recorded two ground balls and a draw control at Vanderbilt ... At Johns Hopkins, faceguarded Jays leading scorer Taylor D'Amore and kept her without a point through the first 40 minutes of an 18-8 Northwestern victory ... Two ground balls vs. Ohio State ... Against No. 5 Syracuse, faceguarded returning Tewaaraton finalist Michelle Tumolo and held her without a shot or point in a 13-12 win (Tumolo came into the game averaging 4.3 points per game) ... One caused turnover vs. Penn State ... Defended Virginia's leading scorer (and her former NU teammate) Casey Bocklet and held her to one assist in 11-6 Wildcats victory ... Limited Duke's Makenzie Hommel to one goal in the first 59 minutes of a 12-4 NU victory ... Ground ball in win at Notre Dame ... Against Florida in ALC title game, helped limit UF's Shannon Gilroy to one assist after Gilroy had scored seven points in regular-season win over Wildcats ... Two ground balls and one caused turnover in NCAA Tournament opener vs. Stanford ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (3.7 GPA or above) and Academic All-Big Ten.
2012: Built on her performance in the 2011 NCAA title game and became a regular contributor and faceguarding specialist on defense ... Made 10 starts ... In the second half at Syracuse, faceguarded Tewaaraton finalist Michelle Tumolo and limited her to one goal after Tumolo had recorded two goals and two assists in opening half ... Two ground balls vs. William & Mary on March 10, which she matched in her next game vs. UMass ... Recorded first career draw control at Penn ... Made her second career start vs. No. 3 North Carolina, holding UNC's leading point-scorer Laura Zimmerman without a shot or point in an 8-7 NU victory ... Came on in the second half of win over Johns Hopkins to defend JHU's Taylor D'Amore, keeping her without a point the rest of the way ... Named ALC Defensive Player of the Week as well as WomensLax.com National Defensive Player of the Week (4/16) ... Defended prolific scorer Kitty Cullen of Florida, keeping her to one goal ... Contributed to NU's blanking of Virginia Tewaaraton Award nominee Josie Owen, who entered the game with 76 points ... Career-best three ground balls in NCAA Tournament win vs. Notre Dame ... Limited Syracuse's Michelle Tumolo to one goal in 8-6 championship game win ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011: Played in 10 games as a freshman ... Her first career start came in the NCAA Championship game vs. top-seeded Maryland, where she was tasked with guarding Tewaaraton Award finalist Sarah Mollison ... Held Mollison without a point for the first time in 67 games in helping NU defeat Maryland, 8-7 ... Caused a turnover in NU's first-round NCAA Championship game vs. Boston College.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Westwood ... Helped lead the Wolverines to a combined 71-2 record over that span, which included Massachusetts state championships in 2008 and 2009 and a semifinal appearance in 2010 ... Two-time Tri-Valley League All-Star ... Daily Transcript All-Star ... Earned the George Bader Award for the most athletic female ... Recipient of the Westwood Sports Hall of Fame award ... Coached by Leslie Frank ... Played club lacrosse for Mass Elite ... Also lettered three times in field hockey and twice in basketball ... Two-time Tri-Valley League All-Star for field hockey and was named the team's MVP ... National Honor Society member ... Honor roll student all four years.
Personal: Born Kerri Anne Harrington ... Daughter of Brian and Lynne Harrington ... Sister Sara played for the Wildcats from 2007-10 ... Father played soccer at Bentley University ... Another member of the Northwestern-Westwood connection, which includes former Wildcats Kristen Kjellman, Meredith and Alex Frank, Ali Jacobs and her sister, Sara, and current teammate Kelly Rich ... Majoring in learning and organizational change.