2013: Earned a spot as a walk-on and spent the season adjusting to the Academy and collegiate competition.
High School: Four-year varsity letter and three-year starter at Carl Sandburg H.S. ... two-time first-team all-conference selection junior and senior years ... named school's defensive player of the year as a senior along with selection to the Chicago Fire/Southtown All-Area ... helped team to postseason honors all four years to include runner-up honor at the state tournament, sectional finalists twice and sectional champions (Elite 8) senior year ... also played for Eclipse Select Soccer Club (2006-2012) ...
Personal: Given name is Carly Marie Katalinic ... parents' names are Marc and Cheryl Katalinic ... brother Kevin (21) competes in boxing at Notre Dame and brother Brett (16) is a member of the varsity golf team at Carl Sandburg H.S. ... mother (Cheryl O'Dekirk) played softball at DePaul and is in the school's Hall of Fame ... graduated first in class of 972 students ... earned plethora of academic honors to include Illinois State Scholar ... AP National Scholar ... member of the National Honor Society ... Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society and PSAE Scholar ... major is undeclared.