Club/National Team: A member of the U.S. U17 Junior National Team ... participated in the 2012 CanAm Challenge in Vancouver ... named to the Junior Women’s National Indoor Team in 2012 ... In 2010 and 2011 she attended the Junior Olympics, garnering all-tournament team honors ... played club field hockey for the Spirit Eagles from 2006-12 ... served as the team captain ... guided squad to a pair of National Indoor Tournament championships, and 2012 National Hockey Festival and Disney Showcase gold medal ... participated in the Futures Elite championship in 2012, finishing second, while earning gold in 2010 and 2011 at the National Futures Championships.
Bridgewater-Raritan: A four-year starter and letterwinner at Bridgewater-Raritan ... helped guide the Panthers to four consecutive conference, county and state sectional championships ... squad also made appearances in the New Jersey Group IV State finals ... a three-time All-North Jersey, All-Group IV, all-area and all-conference first team selection, ... earned NJFHCA All-America, regional All-America and all-state honors in 2011 and 2012 ... in 2011 was tabbed the Courier News and Star Ledger county Player of the Year and was the MVP of the Somerset County championships ... county’s scoring leader as a junior and senior, and also led in assists as a junior ... served as the Panther’s team captain as a senior.
Personal: Full name Catherine Victoria Caro, born February 5, 1995 … the youngest child of Joseph and Dina Caro…has two older brothers, Len and Michael and an older sister Maria, who played field hockey at The College of William & Mary …was an Academic All-American selection in 2012 … the SCIAA Scholar Athlete award recipient, a member of the National Honor Society, Italian Honor Society and member of Student Government.
Get to Know Cat Caro:
Favorite word: Believe
Most memorable field hockey moment: My most memorable hockey moment was having the opportunity to represent my country at the CanAm Challenge in Vancouver. Being selected for the U17 Junior National team and getting to tour Canada was an experience that I will never forget. The competition was great and the friendships I made were even greater.
Comedy or drama?: Comedy
Salty or sweet?: Sweet
Best part about being a field hockey player: The best part of being a field hockey player is competing against so many girls. On the field we all have the same goal and we fight our hardest to get the win, but off the field we are all friends.
Pregame rituals: I always wear my hair the same way and I have to use certain hair ties.
Guilty social media pleasure: Twitter
Favorite sport to watch: Ice hockey
What must Tiger Field Hockey fans know about you?: TFH fans must know about me is that I really into baking, and one day I want to compete on the show Cupcake Wars