First home conference matches bring Nebraska, Iowa to Evanston
Finished career tied with Dionna Latimore for third in career goals (19) and fourth in career points (48).
2001: Second team All-Big Ten selection ? Started every match for the third straight year ? Led team with four goals and 10 points ? All four goals came on headballs ? Finished third on the team with 29 shots ? Had game-tying goal with just 27 seconds left against Minnesota (10/12) in a match NU went on to win in OT, 2-1 ? Had game-tying goal in a 1-1 draw with Indiana (9/21) ? Scored first goal and assisted gamewinner in a 2-1 decision over UW-Milwaukee (10/14) that snapped nine-match win streak for the Panthers ? Scored NU's first goal of 2001 in 2-1 win over Utah State (8/31) ? Other assist came in 3-0 win over Loyola (11/4).
2000: Started every match for the second straight year ? Led the team in goals (4) and was second in assists (2) ? Named Wildcat MVP for offense ? Scored the game-winning and lone goal in the ?Cats 1-0 win over Indiana (9/15).
1999: Started every game ? Second on the team in goals scored with four ? Scored the game-winning goal against Northern Illinois.
1998: Tied for team lead in goals scored (seven) ? Led team in game-winning goals ? All seven goals scored came in the second half or later, with three coming in overtime ? Scored both goals in 2-0 upset of No. 18 Cincinnati on 9/11? Overtime goal vs. Michigan State on 9/18 clinched NU's victory in its Big Ten opener ? Scored game-winner on a spectacular header in second overtime of team's second-round NCAA match vs. Baylor on 11/15 ? Finished second on the team in points (19) ? Voted team's Rookie of the Year.
High School: All-American and Illinois Player of the Year as a senior by Coaches Association ? First-team all-state selection by the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times ? High School Female Athlete of the Year ? Holds Illinois state record for career assists with 110 ? Member of National Honor Society and Math honor society ? High honors all four years ? Also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Born Kathleen C. Hertz on 8/2/80 ? Daughter of Richard and Mary Kay Hertz ? Played on a club team with Katie Kovatch ? Environmental sciences major.