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    Kerri Harrington
    Kerri Harrington

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Westwood, Mass.

    High School:
    Westwood

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    D



    06/20/2014

    Senior Wildcats Celebrate 2014 Commencement

    Alyssa Leonard named Northwestern's top female athlete of 2013-14

    05/28/2014

    NU Ends Year With School-Record 220 Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Fully 64 percent of eligible Northwestern student-athletes are Academic All-Big Ten

    05/04/2014

    Gators Come From Behind to Clip 'Cats, Claim ALC Crown

    Wildcats' NCAA Tournament destination will be announced Sunday night

    05/01/2014

    Five Wildcats Garner All-ALC Recognition

    Seniors Leonard, Harrington each receive first-team distinction

    02/09/2014

    Wildcats Win Thriller Over Virginia, 13-12, in 2014 Lid-Lifter

    GK Bridget Bianco finishes one shy of school record with 14 saves

    2014: Senior defensive leader and faceguarding specialist ... Named to the 2014 WomensLax.com All-America team ... Second-team IWLCA All-West Region selection ... Named a first-team All-ALC honoree and to the ALC All-Tournament Team for the first time in her career ... 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 entering the game) and limited her to two goals ... The next game, assigned to faceguard UMass' Katie Ferris (4.9 ppg) and held her to one second-half assist and zero shots ... Took UNC's Aly Messinger out of the game in Northwestern's 7-5 upset victory of the top-ranked Tar Heels Two caused turnovers against Vanderbilt ... Set a career high in her final regular season outing with three caused turnovers vs. USC at Wrigley Field ... Recorded two caused turnovers vs. Vanderbilt in ALC Tournament ... In the NCAA Tournament, held Louisville 100-point scorer Nikki Boltja to zero goals and two assists to help the Wildcats to an 11-8 victory ... Three ground balls in upset win over No. 4 Florida in NCAA quarterfinals ... Academic All-Big Ten and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honoree.

    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.

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    Harrington's Career Highs

    Goals N/A
    Assists N/A
    Points N/A
    Ground Balls 3, two times, most recent vs. Virginia (2/9/14)
    Draw Controls 1, four times, most recent vs. Duke (4/12/13)
    Caused Turnovers 3, vs. USC (4/26/14)