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Princeton Field Hockey BIO
15 Kathleen Sharkey

At Princeton:

2012 - The most prolific scorer in Princeton history concluding career with 107 goals ... also first all-time in points with 245 ... tri-captain ... Ivy League Offensive Player of the Year ... First-Team All-Ivy ... All-America and All-Region First Team ... All-NCAA Tournament Team ... Ivy League Player of the Week four times ... NCAA Division I leading goal scorer and goals per game with 38 goals, averaging 1.73 per game ... scored eight game-winners ... tallied a hat trick and an assist in 5-2 win over then-No. 5 Duke on Aug. 31 ... scored four goals in 4-2 win at then-No. 13 Wake Forest on Sept. 2 ... dished both an assist and scored at then-No. 8 Penn State on Sept. 6 ... scored twice, including the game-winner, and had an assist in 4-1 win over Dartmouth on Sept. 15 ... recorded a hat trick, scoring game-winner, and dished two assists in 10-2 win over Delaware on Sept. 16 ... scored four goals for the second time this season, including notching game-winner, in 8-0 win at Yale on Sept. 22 ... scored a pair of goals in 8-0 win at Columbia on Sept. 28 ... notched opening goal in 3-2 win over then-No. 5 Maryland on Oct. 2 ... added a goal in 2-0 shutout win over American on Oct. 7 ... made an assist vs. Brown on Oct. 13 ... had a pair of goals in 4-1 victory over No. 4 UConn on Oct. 21 ... scored game-winner at Cornell in 5-0 win on Oct. 27 ... scored game-winner in 2-1 victory at then-No. 7 Virginia on Oct. 28 ... tallied four goals for third time this season, including game-winner, in 7-0 win over Penn on Nov. 3 ... in NCAA Play-In Game vs. then-No. 13 Lafayette on Nov. 6, had a hat trick and an assist ... scored a goal and dished a pair of assists in 5-0 win over then-No. 15 Drexel in NCAA First Round on Nov. 10 ... had a pair of goals in 5-2 comeback victory over then-No. 7 Virginia in NCAA Quarterfinals on Nov. 11 ... scored twice in 3-2 overtime victory over then-No. 6 Maryland in NCAA Semifinals on Nov. 16 ... had tying goal in 3-2 come-from-behind victory over then-No. 1 North Carolina on Nov. 18 in the NCAA Championship game.

2011 - Taking the 2011-12 school year off to train with the U.S. National Team … will travel with the team to Germany and Belgium in August ... participated in the Pan Am Games.

2010 - Started all 19 games … NCAA Division 1 Leading Goal Scorer with 33 goals total and 1.74goals per game ... named the Daily Princetonian Female Athlete of the Year ... nominated for the 2010 Honda Award for field hockey … was the Ivy League's Player of the Year … a unanimous first-team All-Ivy and a first-team All-America … scored 33 goals and added eight assists for 74 points … set Princeton records for goals and points in a single season … added seven game winners … scored three goals and added an assist for seven points in the season-opening win over Bucknell … set a Princeton record with six goals in a win at Richmond … added a goal and an assist in a win over VCU … named the Ivy League Player of the Week following the seven-goal weekend against Richmond and VCU … added three goals in a win over Dartmouth … scored three times in a win at Yale … had a goal and two assists in a win over top-ranked Maryland … scored at Columbia … had a goal and an asisst in a loss to American … scored in Princeton's shutout of Louisville … had two goals and an assist for five points against Brown … scored a goal and assisted on Princeton's second in a loss at UConn … scored three of Princeton's four goals in a 4-0 win over Harvard … scored twice at Cornell … had three goals in Princeton's win over Penn … earned her second Ivy Player of the Week Award following the Penn win … had the game winner and added an assist in Princeton's NCAA tournament opening win against Wake Forest … scored in the NCAA quarterfinals against Virginia.

2009 - Started all 18 games … led team in scoring with 21 goals and nine assists for 51 points … a unanimous first-team All-Ivy selection and named a first-team All-America … had three goals and an assist, including the game winner, in an overtime win against Ohio State to open the season … named the Ivy League Player of the Week following that performance … added two assists in a win over William & Mary … had a goal and an assist in a win over Richmond … scored three times in a win at Dartmouth … added an assist at Providence … scored Princeton's first goal in a 3-0 win over Penn State … added a goal and two assists in a win over Yale … scored in back-to-back wins over Columbia and fifth-ranked Connecticut … goal against UConn was the game winner … named Ivy League Player of the Week following the Columbia and UConn wins … scored in Princeton's overtime loss at top-ranked Maryland … scored the game winner and added an assist in a 3-2 win at American … named Ivy League Player of the Week following two goals performances at Maryland and American … scored twice a win over Cornell … added a pair of goals, including the game winner, in a win at Penn … scored three goals, including the game winner, in the NCAA quarterfinals against Syracuse … had a goal and an assist in the NCAA semifinals against Maryland … a member of the New Jersey team that won the USAFH National Championship in June ... also a member of the U21 National Team.

2008 - Appeared in 18 games ... named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year and a first-team All-Ivy selection named first-team all-region and a third-team All-America by the NFHCA ... selected to NFHCA National Academic Squad ... scored a team-high 15 goals and added five assists for 35 points ... made collegiate debut at Richmond ... scored three goals and added an assist in a win at Lehigh ... named Ivy League Rookie of the Week following Lehigh game ... scored a goal and had 10 shots in a win over Dartmouth ... scored at Penn State ... had two goals at Albany ... represented the United States and held the team win gold at the Junior Pan-Am Cup ... had a goal and an assist against Brown ... scored twice against Harvard ... had two assists in a win at Cornell and a goal against American to earn her second Ivy Rookie of the Week Award ... scored in a shutout win over Penn ... added two goals in the play-in game win over Stanford ... scored in the NCAA quarterfinals against Syracuse.

At Wyoming Seminary:
was the second-highest scorer in the nation as a senior in high school with 50 goals and 23 assists ... was team and league Most Valuable Player ... earned first-team all-conference and all-state honors for three-straight years ... two-time NFHCA First Team HSAll-America ... a NFHCA Academic All-American ... played for the NJ/PA team at the 2007 Women’s National Championship and was the second leading scorer in the tournament for the tournament champions ... was also the youngest player in tournament ... has extensive USFHA experience, appearing on the Olympic Development Squad from 2005-08 and touring Chile with the U19 team in 2008 ... a member of the first-place U19 team at the 2007 Can/Am Games ... toured Holland in 2006 as part of the U16 team.

Personal:
full name is Kathleen Curran Sharkey ... birthday is April 30 ... daughter of Dr. Thomas and Anne Sharkey ... has a sister Laura that graduated from Penn and two brothers Thomas and Jeffrey.

Career Stats:

Year GP G A Pts Sh SOG GW PS-ATT
2008 18
15
5
35
61
45
1
0-0
2009 19 21 9 51 127 76 6 0-0
2010 19 33 8 74 149 95 7 0-0
2012 22 38 9 85 167 105 8 0-0
Total 76 107 31 245 424 321 22 0-0

Career Highs:

Goals: 6 - Sept. 10, 2010 at Richmond
Assists: 2 (4 times) - Most Recent, Sept. 28, 2010 vs. Maryland
Points: 12 - Sept. 10, 2010 at Richmond
Shots: 15 - Oct. 16, 2010 s. Brown

Position: Striker
Year: Senior
City/State: Moosic, Pa.
High School: Wyoming Seminary
Major: Sociology
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