UNC Women's Lacrosse Bio
15 Kara Cannizzaro
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General - Named a 2012 preseason second-team All-America by Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Yearbook ... All-ACC candidate after ranking fourth on the UNC team in scoring in her first year as a starter.

Sophomore (2011) - Named second-team All-South by the IWLCA ... Finished fourth on the UNC team in scoring with 48 points (35 goals and 13 assists) ... Fourth on the team in goals and fifth in assists ... Led Carolina in caused turnovers with 21 from her midfielder position ... Second among Tar Heels with 27 ground balls and third in draw controls with 24 ... Second on the team with 11 goals and 15 points in ACC regular season games, including four goals and one assist at Duke, three goals and one assist at Maryland and two goals and one assist at Virginia Tech ... Her six goals in three NCAA Tournament games ranked second on the team behind Laura Zimmerman ... Set career highs with four goals and one assist at second-ranked Duke on April 15 ... A week later, had five points vs. Duke in the ACC Tournament semifinals on a goal and a career-high four assists ... Controlled a career-high four draws in the season opener against Florida ... Gathered a career-high four ground balls against Richmond and Georgetown.

Freshman (2010) - Saw action in all 20 games, starting against Cornell in the regular season finale ... Finished the season with 19 goals and one assist for 20 points ... Boasted a shooting percentage of 55.9 ... Scored five goals in five ACC regular-season games ... Tallied two goals and one assist in three NCAA Tournament contests ... Ranked fifth on the UNC team with 17 caused turnovers on the season ... Scored multiple goals in six games, including a season-high three against both Vanderbilt and Old Dominion ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Women's Lacrosse Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned a spot on the Dean's List.

High School - First-team US Lacrosse All-America and National Tournament All-Star as a senior in 2009 ... Played in the 2009 Under Armour All-America game, scoring two goals in the contest ... Played varsity lacrosse at Cazenovia Central High School for coach Mark Evans ... Two-time team MVP ... Holds school records in goals, assists, ground balls, caused turnovers and points ... Finished her career with 323 goals, 129 assists, 376 ground balls and 212 caused turnovers ... Four-time, first-team all-league choice ... Empire State Team bronze medalist in 2007 and 2008 ... Also played varsity soccer and ran track and cross country at Cazenovia Central ... Three-time MVP of the indoor track team and 2009 MVP of the cross country squad ... Named the Most Outstanding Female Athlete at Cazenovia Central ... Honor roll student.

Personal - Kara Rose Cannizzaro is the daughter of John and Katie Cannizzaro ... Born on Oct. 27, 1990, in Syracuse, N.Y. ... Undeclared major.

Kara Cannizzaro's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS Sh G A Pts GB CT DC 2010 20/1 34 19 1 20 24 17 19 2011 21/21 78 35 13 48 27 21 24 Total 41/22 112 54 14 68 51 38 43
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cazenovia, N.Y.
High School: Cazenovia Central
UNC North Carolina Women's Lacrosse

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