Our Lady of Good Counsel
Head coach Cathy Swezey earns 150th career win in the season opening win
The `Dores will face Kennesaw State in the opener for the third-consecutive season at 1 pm
Peters will join former Commodore Ally Carey (U.S.) to compete for the 2017 FIL Women’s World Cup
Vanderbilt junior scores 17 goals as Ireland finishes fifth at European Championships
Vanderbilt junior leads Ireland in goals, points
The Vanderbilt lacrosse team opened the 2017 season with a 17-5 win over Kennesaw State. Photos by David Clancy.
Vanderbilt hosted No. 6 Florida on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the VU Lacrosse Complex. (Daniel Dubois)
Vanderbilt defeated Boston U. 16-9 on Feb. 20, 2015 in the first lacrosse game in the Multipurpose Facility.
2016 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 All-European Championship Team
2015 European Championships (Ireland)
2015 BIG EAST Attacker of the Week (April 7)
2015 BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (March 24)
2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2016: Tore her ACL in the fall and redshirted last season... Named to the 2016 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll.2015: Played and started in all 16 games... Finished fourth on team with 24 goals... Her 11 assists and 35 points were third-most among Commodores... Scored game-winner in sudden-death double overtime victory over Connecticut... Named BIG EAST Attacker of the Week after scoring three goals (on three shots) and dishing out two assists in a win over Temple... Consistent threat had nine multi-goal games... Notched a career-high three goals three times, against Liberty, Louisville and Temple... Also set career high with two assists in four games, against Liberty, Penn State, Georgetown and Temple... Recorded personal-best five points twice, against Liberty and Temple... Also won 25 draw controls, including a career-high seven against No. 6 Florida... Dual citizen played for Ireland in 2015 Women's Lacrosse European Championships... Named to All-European Championship Team after leading Ireland with 17 goals and 21 points... She scored the third-most goals in the 17-team field and collected the sixth-most points... Helped lead Ireland to the quarterfinals and a fifth-place finish - their best finish ever... Named to Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll and All-BIG EAST Academic Team.
2014: Joined Jill Doherty as the only two freshmen to play in all 17 games... Highly touted midfielder scored seven goals and dished out four assists... Twice had two-goal games, including two in the season opener against Kennesaw State in her collegiate debut... She also scored two goals against Louisville and dished out an assist... Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity starter for Mike Haight with the Our Lady of Good Counsel High School Falcons, who won the WCAC championship in 2010 and 2011... Scored 96 goals and added 56 assists through first three seasons... US Lacrosse first-team All-American and Academic All American in 2012... WCAC Player of the Year... Also lettered in field hockey and diving... Played for M&D 2013 Black under Brooke Kuhl-McClelland... Led Team Ireland in goals (19) at the 2012 European Championships and played in the World Cup in 2013.
PERSONAL: Caroline Noel Peters... Born Dec. 24, 1994, in Rockville, Md.... Daughter of Kathy and Jeff Peters... Has an older sister, Olivia, and a younger brother, Owen... Grandfather, Bernie O'Rourke, played lacrosse at the University of Maryland... Aunt, Suzi Peters, swam in the Special Olympics... Volunteers at The Arc Montgomery County... Major in Human and Organizational Development.