2011 season highlights: McCarrick, who was on the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team, started all 15 games on defense. She has started every game in her career heading into her senior season. 2010 season highlights: Kat is one of Colby's top defenders and started all 14 games last year. A NESCAC Fall All-Academic selection, she also contributed an assist in a win against Maine-Farmington. 2009 season highlights: McCarrick started every game on defense in her first year and helped the Mules post seven shutouts. She also had her first collegiate goal -- a game-winning tally --- in a victory over Maine Maritime Academy. At Colby: Kat is pursuing a degree in English, with a minor in Creative Writing...plays on the women's lacrosse team as a defender...Colby Echo...spent the summer of 2010 as an intern for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Before Colby: Played soccer, lacrosse, and ran indoor track at Wellesley High School...won the Principal's Book Award and the Journalism Award at Wellesley...named captain and MVP for soccer her senior year...earned Bay State League First Team All-Star, Metro West Daily News Elite 8 Team, and Eastern Massachusetts All-Star honors in soccer.