- NFHCA National Academic Squad (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
As a redshirt sophomore in 2011: Saw action in 11 games, including vs. Wake Forest (Sept. 24) and at No. 8 Duke (Oct. 8)...in NCAA Championship game vs. No. 1 North Carolina, replaced goalkeeper Vassalotti with under four minutes to play...Terps scored 59 seconds later to make score 2-1 (Nov. 20)...came in vs. Duke in ACC Tournament when coaching staff replaced goalkeeper (Oct. 14)...named to NFHCA All-Academic Squad and ACC Honor Roll.
As a redshirt freshman in 2010: Saw action in four games, including Villanova, New Hampshire, Rutgers and Pacific...helped team to second consecutive 23-1 overall record...member of 2010 ACC and NCAA Championship teams...named to NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Honor Roll.
Redshirted in 2009 season
Before Maryland: Led Garrison Forest School to three Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland (IAAM) "A" Conference championships from 2006-08, along with a pair of IAMM Tournament titles in 2007 and 2008...the Grizzlies were 2006 IAAM Tournament runners-up in 2006...two-time team captain...member of The Baltimore Examiner All-Metro First Team and The Baltimore Sun All-Metro Second Team in 2007... named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad as a senior...played club field hockey for Capitol Pegasus and Team Baltimore...also played soccer and lacrosse...as a soccer goalie, was selected an IAAM All-Star and helped team to a pair of IAAM "B" Conference Tournament championships...helped Grizzlies' lacrosse team to one tournament and two regular season titles.
Personal: Engineering major...earned the AP Scholar Award from College Board...2008 National Honor Roll student...enjoyed a solo one-week backpacking tour through Ireland...daughter of Eric and Amy Knauss...has a sister, Kaitlyn...Christine Marissa Knauss was born in Red Bank, N.J.