Kara Mupo paces 'Cats with three goals and two assists
2014: Appeared in the starting lineup in her first career game with the Wildcats, a 13-12 win over No. 8 Virginia, and has started every game since ... Scored her first career goal and picked up two ground balls in a win over Marquette ... Sparked the NU defense with three ground balls, three draw controls and one caused turnover vs. Notre Dame.
High School: Four-year starter at Penfield ... Leading scorer (62 goals) and team captain on 2013 New York State Regional Championship team ... 2013 All-American, All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year and Monroe County Player of the Year ... Two-time first-team All-Monroe County ... Team's offensive MVP in senior season ... Played in US Lacrosse Greater Rochester Senior All-Star game ... Received Penfield High School's Elmer Peck Most Improved Athlete Award in 2011-12, given to one PHS student annually ... Led Penfield to a win in 2013 New York State Championship semifinal game with three goals and one assist, including the game-winning goal in overtime ... Two-time US Lacrosse Academic All-American ... Ranked No. 2 academically in her senior class of 385 students ... Also a captain and four-year starting point guard on varsity basketball team, earning first-team All-Monroe County and honorable mention All-Greater Rochester as a senior ... Treasurer and Historian for PHS student government.
Personal: Born Sheila A. Nesselbush in Penfield, N.Y. ... Daughter of Marlene and Robert Nesselbush ... Father played college football at Bucknell and is president of Rochester General Hospital ... Twin sister, Michelle, is playing collegiate lacrosse at Harvard ... Competed in high school against NU teammate Spring Sanders ... Plans to major in engineering.