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    Caroline Tesar
    Caroline Tesar


    Lake Bluff, Ill.

    High School:
    Loyola Academy




    2008: Played in 20 games for the Wildcats with 18 starts ... Recorded the first goal of her collegiate career in the victory at Hofstra (2/26) ... Scooped up 21 ground balls on the season, including three against Boston University (3/9) ... Also tallied career-highs in draw controls (13) and caused turnovers (13) ... Responsible for a pair of caused turnovers against Duquesne (3/7), at Ohio State (3/14), at Syracuse (3/24) and against Penn State in the ALC semifinals (5/3).

    2007: Saw action in all 22 games as a freshman from her midfield and defender positions ... Totaled 14 ground balls, six draw controls and caused five turnovers ... Recorded six total ground balls in wins at Vanderbilt (2/25) and Notre Dame (3/1) ... Had two draw controls in the win over Penn State (4/14).

    High School: A three-time all-state and All-America selection ... Led her team to the state championship three-consecutive seasons (2003-05), winning the titles in '03 and '05 with a runner-up finish in 2004 ... Scored eight goals at the 2005 State Lacrosse Championship ... A four-year member of the Wildcat Elite Club team ... An all-round talented athlete, Tesar also competed in diving, field hockey and ice hockey ... A two-time all-state field hockey selection ... Placed 26th at the 2002 Illinois State Diving meet ... Member of the 2003 and 2004 State Champion Ice Hockey teams and state runner-up in 2005 ... Four-year honor student ... Older brother, Robbie, is a member of the varsity hockey team at Connecticut College ... Also considered James Madison.

    Personal: Born Caroline Tesar on 3/6/88 ... Daughter of Robert and Kathleen Tesar ... Major is social policy.