Maryland and Kahoe Among National Leaders

April 14, 1999

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The University of Maryland's top-ranked women's lacrosse team is among the nation's leaders in scoring margin, winning percentage, scoring offense and scoring defense. Maryland junior Alex Kahoe (Villanova, Pa.) also leads the nation in goals-against average as the Pennsylvania native has recorded a 5.49 average through 12 games this season. In 700 minutes played, Kahoe has allowed only 64 goals.

The Terps are averaging 15.92 goals per game compared to their opponents' 5.67, which gives them a 10.25 scoring margin. Maryland is also the lone team undefeated in Division I women's lacrosse, sporting a 12-0 record. The Terps' 15.92 goals per game average also is a national high. They have scored 191 goals through 12 games, the highest total of goals at this point in the season since 1996. The Terps are holding their opponents to 5.67 goals per game average, which also ranks them first in scoring defense.

Individually for Maryland, Kahoe is also ranked fifth in save percentage with a .621 after totaling 105 saves while allowing 64 goals. Sophomore attack Jen Adams (Brighton, Australia) is ranked third in the nation in points per game (5.27), 14th in goals per game (3.17) and fifth in assists per game (2.17).

Junior midfielder Christie Jenkins (Media, Pa.) also ranks 19th in assists per game with a 1.58 per game average.