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Julia

Braig

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#24

Defense
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Reisterstown, Md.
High School: St. Paul's

Bio

CAREER HONORS

• 2018 Big Ten Defender of the Year
• 2018 IWLCA First Team All-American
• 2018 Tewaaraton Nominee
• 2018 Inside Lacrosse First Team All-American
• 2x All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
• 2018 IWLCA First Team All-Region
• 2018 All-Big Ten Tournament Team
• 2018 Team Captain
• 2017 Inside Lacrosse Media Honorable Mention All-American
• 2017 IWLCA Second Team All-Region

As a Junior in 2018: Started in all 22 games as the leader of the defense...totaled 15 caused turnovers and 29 groundballs...often defended the opposing teams best player, limiting their scoring chances...Caused two turnovers and picked up two groundballs in National Semifinals against Boston College (5/25)...Tied a career-best with three caused turnovers while adding two groundballs in NCAA Quarterfinal win over Navy (5/19)...Notched two caused turnovers and two groundballs in Big Ten Semifinals against Johns Hopkins (5/4)...Recorded three groundballs and one caused turnover in back to back home conference clashes against Penn State (4/19) and Northwestern (4/26)

As a Sophomore in 2017: Started all 23 games on defense ... led the team with 27 caused turnovers and ranked fourth with 29 ground balls ... tallied two ground balls and two caused turnovers in the NCAA Championship game vs. Boston College (5/28) ... caused three turnovers and had five ground balls vs. Princeton (4/12) ... picked up three ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. UNC (2/25) ... caused two turnovers at William & Mary (2/11).

As a Freshman in 2016: Started 22 games on defense ... totaled 15 ground balls, 10 draw controls and nine caused turnovers ... caused two turnovers vs. UNC (5/29) ... picked up two ground balls vs. James Madison (3/26) ... tallied two ground balls vs. Florida (3/19) ... picked up one ground ball and one draw control at Syracuse (3/12) ... notched one draw control vs. Hofstra (3/5) ... picked up three ground balls vs. Georgetown (2/20).

Before Maryland: 2015 Under Armour All-American ... ranked No. 25 on the Inside Lacrosse Top 50 Freshman rankings ... first team all-conference ... four-year letterwinner in lacrosse at St. Paul's ... also lettered in soccer and swimming.

Personal: Born on March 13, 1997 ... daughter of Stephan and Anne Braig ... has two older siblings, Derek and Ali ... economics major.


Braig Career Statistics
Year GP-GS G A Pts. Shots GB DC TO CT
2016 22-22 0 0 0 0 15 10 13

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2017 23-23 0 0 0 0 29 8 8 27
2018 22-22 0 0 0 0 29 3 7 15
Total 67-67 0 0 0 0 73 21 28 51

BRAIG CAREER HIGHS
Ground balls: 5 vs. Princeton (4/12/17)
Draw controls: 3 vs. Georgetown (2/20/16)
Caused turnovers: 3 (3x), last vs. Navy (5/19/18)


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