Northwestern University Women's Field Hockey


  • Top 23% for international retention in women's field hockey
  • Top 30% in women's field hockey in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 22% for spending per athlete in women's field hockey in Division I
  • Top 7% for international students in women's field hockey
  • Top 11% in women's field hockey in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 8% in women's field hockey in Division I for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

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Big Ten Conference
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Counseling Associate

Leigh holds a B.A. in International Relations from Brown University and an M.Ed. from Stanford University. She is a former NCAA Division I and US National Team coxswain who has coached rowing Harvard-Radcliffe and at the high school level. Together, these coaching experiences help her better prepare her clients to make the jump from high school sports to college athletics. She has been a college counselor with Sparks since 2016.

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Academic Information

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On Campus
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Classroom Ratio:
7 to 1
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City: Small
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
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Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
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Most Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • Journalism
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 38
Journalism 176
Radio and Television 93
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 109
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Computer and Information Sciences, General 3
Computer Science 29
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Education, General 0
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Secondary Education and Teaching 10
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Chemical Engineering 42
Civil Engineering, General 14
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English Language and Literature, General 55
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Philosophy 14
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