ODU Women's Lacrosse BIO
Kerri Caruso
Player Profile:
Kerri Caruso 2457241
Position: Defense
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Downington, Pa.
High School: Downingtown STEM Academy
Year GP GS Gls Ast Pts GB DC CT
2016 20 20 0 0 0 21 7 12
2017 18 18 0 0 0 40 6 32
TOTALS 38 38 0 0 0 61 13 44

2017 (So.): Started in defense for the Lady Monarchs in all 18 games this season … Earned VaSID second-team all-state laurels … Named to the 2017 ASUN All-Academic team … Tied for the team lead in caused turnovers with 32 … Tallied the second most ground balls (40) as well as six draw controls … Forced a career-high five turnovers and scooped up four ground balls in the quarterfinal game against Mercer (5/4) … Recorded back-to-back games with five ground balls at Richmond (3/1) and Liberty (3/4) … 

2016 (Fr.): Named to the A-Sun All-Freshmen Team and was the only defender named to the team ... Collected two ground balls and caused one turnover in the A-Sun Championship win over Detroit ... Tallied three multi-caused turnover games ... Started all 20 games at defense ... Only freshman to start every game for ODU ... Earned the C-USA Commisioner's Academic Medal and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

PREP: A three-sport athlete at Downington West, playing lacrosse, basketball and soccer ... Earned All-Chesmont League honors twice and First Team All-Area by PhillyLax.com as a senior ... Named to the Philadelphia National Tournament Team three times over her career ... Earned US Lacrosse Academic All-American honors and graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA ... Also a member of the PA Express Club team.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Joseph and Karen Caruso ... Has one brother, Nick, and two sisters, Kimberly and Amanda ... An Engineering major ... Chose Old Dominion over Connecticut and Cornell.

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