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    Carolyn Edwards
    Carolyn Edwards

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lincolnshire, Ill.

    High School:
    Stevenson

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    GK



    Tied for second on NU's all-time list with 15 career shutouts
    Third on NU's all-time list with 228 career saves
    Second on NU's all-time list with 5,349 career minutes played
    Fourth on NU's all-time list with six shutouts in a season (2009)
    Eighth on NU's all-time list with 75 saves in a season (2008 & 2009)

    2010: Started all 19 games and played a total of 1720:26 minutes ... Recorded four shutouts and a total of 72 saves on the season ... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on August 30 after shutting out then-No. 3 UCLA, 1-0, the week prior ... Made 10 saves in the tie against Missouri (9/5) ... Stopped eight shots in her final collegiate game against Illinois (11/6) ... Named Northwestern's Defensive MVP ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2009: Returned for second season as starting goalkeeper ... Team captain ... Played all 1764:41 minutes in net ... Recorded career-high six shutouts and 75 saves ... Fifth in the Big Ten with six shutouts ... Sixth in the conference with 3.95 saves per game ... Made a career-high 11 saves in shutout win over Illinois on 11/6 ... Stopped nine shots in a win over Iowa (10/22) ... Recorded Big Ten shutouts against Illinois, Indiana and Michigan State ... Six shutouts ties for the fourth-best single season total in NU history ... Posted 1.22 goals against average, the sixth-best season mark ... Sits in fourth-place in school record book in career shutouts (11), career saves (156) and career minutes played (3,629) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: First season as starting goalkeeper ... Started all 20 games and played 1,778:48 minutes ... Recorded five shutouts and made 75 saves ... Fifth in the Big Ten in saves and sixth in saves per game (3.75) ... Fifth in the conference in overall shutouts and Big Ten shutouts ... First win came in season opener against Nebraska on 8/22 ... Recorded first shutout against Illinois State on 9/1 ... Made three saves to record shutout in 0-0 tie against Saint Louis on 9/21 ... Made five saves against Illinois to pick up shutout and first Big Ten win ... Recorded other Big Ten shutouts against Michigan (10/19) and Wisconsin (10/31) ... Made season-high eight saves against Penn State on 10/3.

    2007: Appeared in four games and took part in four shutouts ... Did not give up a goal in 85:58 of action ... Made six saves ... First collegiate appearance came in 3-0 win against Loyola (9/12) ... Played season-high 41:55 in 4-0 win over Michigan State (10/21) ... Saw 19 minutes of action against Iowa (10/28).

    High School: Five years on Eclipse select club team ... Earned varsity soccer letter in 2005 ... Goals against average of 0.53 ... Recorded 11 shutouts out of 19 games ... All-conference and all-sectional ... Member of 2005 Daily Herald all-area team ... Team in Illinois State Cup Finals 2003-06 ... Honor roll student.

    Personal: Born Carolyn Grace Edwards ... Daughter of Patrick and Maryann Edwards ... Mother Maryann graduated from NU in 1978 ... Double major in communication studies and psychology.

    Year GP/S Min. GA GAA Sv. ShO W-L-T
    2007 4/0 85:58 0 0.00 6 0 0-0-0
    2008 20/20 1778:48 29 1.47 75 5 10-9-1
    2009 19/19 1764:41 24 1.22 75 6 7-10-2
    2010 19/19 1720:26 22 1.15 72 4 6-10-3
    CAREER 62/57 5349:53 75 1.26 228 15 23-29-6