June 16, 2000
COLLEGE PARK, MD. - Junior attack Jen Adams (Marino, South Australia) has now added 2000 College Lacrosse USA's Division I player of the year honors to her post-season accolades. The first-ever Honda Award winner for women's lacrosse, Adams has already been named to the first-team Brine/IWLCA All-American list as well as the College Lacrosse USA All-American list. Earlier this week, she was also named the GTE At-Large University Division Academic All-American of the Year.
The 2000 NCAA Tournament MVP, Adams' ended the 2000 season with 81 goals and 55 assists for an NCAA record 136 points. She reset every Maryland single-season mark, and will begin the 2001 season within striking distance of every Maryland career record, and several NCAA career records. Previously this season, she also received 2000 ACC Player of the Year accolades as well as ACC Tournament MVP honors. Maryland's leading scorer, she also tallied a Division I NCAA Tournament record 10 points against Princeton in the NCAA finals.
Maryland (21-1) won its sixth consecutive national championship on May 21, and increased its record to 26-8 overall in NCAA Tournament play. The Terrapins' championship win-streak is the longest active streak in Division I women's athletics.