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    Lacey Vigmostad
    Lacey Vigmostad

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Northport, N.Y.

    High School:
    Northport

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    D



    05/12/2013

    'Cats Feel Right at Home in NCAA Tournament, Defeat Stanford, 15-8

    Northwestern advances to face conference foe Penn State in NCAA quarterfinals

    05/31/2012

    NU Tops 200 Total Academic All-Big Ten Honors For Second-Straight Year

    Wildcats earn 65 awards in spring and at-large sports

    05/27/2012

    'Cats Climb Stairway to Seven! NU Bests Syracuse for NCAA Title

    Northwestern rallies from early 4-2 deficit to claim seventh championship in eight years

    05/26/2012

    Northwestern to Vie for Seventh Championship After Ousting Maryland, 9-7

    NU to meet Syracuse after tying NCAA record for consecutive title game appearances

    05/26/2012

    Seventh NCAA Title Within Reach for Amonte Hiller, Northwestern

    NU vs. Syracuse will to air live on ESPNU at 7 p.m. CT

    Career Highlights:
    • Four-year starter
    • Second-team All-American Lacrosse Conference in 2012
    • Fourth all-time at NU in caused turnovers (84) and eighth in ground balls (131)

    2012: Fixture on NU defense who moved into a midfielder role as a senior, scoring a career-best 15 goals and adding three assists ... Second-team All-American Lacrosse Conference selection ... 82 starts in 91 career games ... Leaves NU ranked eighth on career ground balls list with 131 and fourth with 84 caused turnovers ... Scored a career-best 15 goals as a senior, including a 6-of-11 success rate on 8-meter attempts ... One goal and two ground balls at Syracuse ... Set a career high with six ground balls vs. Oregon while adding one goal and four caused turnovers ... One assist and three ground balls at Louisville ... Tied a career high with two assists vs. William & Mary ... One goal against both UMass and Vanderbilt ... Four ground balls and three caused turnovers in 13-12 overtime win vs. Ohio State ... Scored go-ahead goal in second half of 8-7 win over No. 3 UNC ... Three caused turnovers and one goal vs. Notre Dame ... One goal and three ground balls in Senior Day win over Virginia ... Three caused turnovers vs. Johns Hopkins in ALC semifinal ... Three ground balls and two caused turnovers in ALC title game ... Scored final two goals in NU's 12-7 win vs. Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament ... Scored once vs. Maryland in NCAA semifinals ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2011: Started all 23 games of the year as a leader on Northwestern's defense ... Led the Wildcats with 26 caused turnovers -- tied for the eighth-best single-season total in school history -- and ranked second with 36 ground balls ... Enters her senior year ranked ninth all-time at NU with 55 career caused turnovers and approaching the top-10 in ground balls (90) ... Career-best five caused turnovers at Vanderbilt (2/27) ... Three games with four ground balls each (at Vanderbilt, vs. William & Mary and vs. Boston College) ... Scored one goal in a 7-6 overtime win at North Carolina (2/25) ... Helped NU post an 8.57 goals against average for the year -- eighth-best in Division I -- and limit opponents to fewer to 10 goals in six of the last seven games en route to the national championship ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2010: Continued to be a key component of the Wildcat rotation, appearing in all 22 games with 13 starts ... Set a career-best with seven goals and three assists, including a pair of goals against Duquesne (3/12) ... Also found the back of the net in the season opener against Massachusetts (2/6), at Stanford (2/26), against Georgetown (3/6), against Notre Dame (3/30) and at Duke (4/3) ... Dished out a pair of assists at Ohio State (3/24) ... Recorded 24 ground balls on the year, including three at Penn State (4/11) and against North Carolina (4/18) ... Scooped up a pair on seven different occasions ... Notched nine draw controls, highlighted by a pair against the Cardinal ... Caused 11 turnovers in 2010, led by a pair against the Dukes, the Tar Heels and Duke (5/22) in the NCAA quarterfinal victory ... Named to the Tewaaraton Award watch list ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2009: Key member of the Wildcat defensive unit, starting all 23 games as a freshman for Northwestern ... Helped hold opponents to just 6.83 goals per game, the second-lowest total in the nation ... Ranked fourth on the team with 30 ground balls, highlighted by five in the NCAA quarterfinal victory over Princeton (5/16) ... Also scooped up four against Syracuse (3/22) and Ohio State (4/22) ... Third on the team in caused turnovers with 18, including a career-high four against the Buckeyes ... Forced a pair at Penn State in the ALC championship game (5/2) ... Won 19 draw controls, including a personal-best three against Massachusetts in the NCAA first round victory ... Tallied a pair of draws on five other occasions ... Also came through on offense when needed, recording goals at Notre Dame (2/20) and against the Minutewomen ... Earned ALC Defensive Player of the Week honors on April 27 ... Named to the Womenslacrosse.com All-Rookie Team ... One of 24 players named to the U.S. Developmental Team.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner and team captain ... Finished her high school career with 78 goals, 79 assists and 184 ground balls ... Had single-game highs of six goals and seven assists ... Two-time All-American ... Helped lead Northport to the 2006 and 2008 Suffolk County Championship and was a finalist in 2007 ... Long Island Championship finalists in 2008 ... Named all-county and Newsday All-Long Island in 2007 and 2008 ... Team's MVP in 2007 and 2008 ... Named to National Draw all-tournament team and was first-team All-Galaxy in 2007 and 2008 ... Member of Long Island Yellow Jackets club team for three years ... Team went undefeated at every summer tournament it played in in 2007 ... Also was a three-time letterwinner in soccer ... Two-time Academic All-American ... Named most outstanding senior scholar-athlete ... Graduated in the top five percent of her class ... National Honor Society member ... Honor roll student.

    Personal: Born Lacey Elizabeth Vigmostad ... Daughter of Penny Rickard and Randy Vigmostad ... Mother played tennis at Georgetown while her father played tennis at Arizona and competed semi-professionally ... Played against current Wildcats Jessica Russo, Shannon Smith and Brianne LoManto in high school ... Majoring in learning and organizational change.

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    Vigmostad's Career Highs

    Goals 2, vs. Duquesne (3/12/10)
    Assists 2, two times, most recent vs. William & Mary (3/10/12)
    Points 2, three times (most recent vs. William & Mary (3/10/12)
    Ground Balls 6, vs. Oregon (3/3/12)
    Draw Controls 3, three times (most recent at Johns Hopkins, 4/16/11)
    Caused Turnovers 5, at Vanderbilt (2/27/11)