Hilary played 4 seasons (2006-09) at Northwestern, helping the Wildcats to NCAA titles each year. She was an All-American her final 3 seasons. She was the MVP of the 2007 and 2008 NCAA Tournaments and made the 2009 NCAA All-Tournament team. She ended her career third on Northwestern’s all-time lists for points (299) and goals (219) and was fifth in assists. She also set the Wildcats’ single-season record for goals with 81 in 2008. She was a teammate of Munday’s in 2006 before Munday became a Northwestern assistant coach her next 3 seasons.
Bowen graduated from Northwestern in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in human development and psychological services. She was the CoSIDA Women’s At-Large Academic All-American of the Year in 2009, as well as an Academic All-American in 2008 and 2009 and Academic All-Big Ten Conference in her final three years. She made the Dean’s List at Northwestern every quarter.