Meharg on Harris: "Kristin had an incredible spring. She has speed and endurance, but what separates her from most people on any team is her work rate. She's exceedingly hardworking and, will be an amazing mentor for the six incoming players."
International Experience: Selected to U.S. Field Hockey's A-Camp in August 2001 ... member of 2004 Tidewater Tempest squad that defeated five-time U.S. Field Hockey Summer League Champion Southern Charm.
As a junior in 2003: Co-captain ... second team All-Mid Atlantic Region by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association ... given the team's Kateri Simon Unsung Hero Award ... a starter in every game at midfield ... scored a goal in the team's opening game of the year vs. New Hampshire ... dished out an assist in the 7-0 thumping of Rutgers ... field general among the midfielders, contributed to the Terps' defense which limited two opponents to no shots and three to no penalty corners ... Maryland was tied for fifth in the nation in scoring defense (1.20) ... also named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad for the third-straight year ... named to ACC Honor Roll for the third-consecutive year.
As a sophomore in 2002: Second team NFHCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region ... a steady back for the Terps, starting in all 22 matches ... Significant contributor on a Terps defense that was ranked fourth nationally at 1.10 and posted eight shutouts ... UM defense did not allow a shot or penalty corner to Boston University (Sept. 15) and limited Drexel (Sept. 6) and Massachusetts (Sept. 13) to one shot ... Credited with first-career helper in win over Duke (Oct. 12) ... attempted a shot in five games ... major factor on a Terrapin defense that ranked 4th in the nation in scoring defense at 1.10 while helping the squad post eight shutouts ... Named to ACC Honor Roll.
As a freshman in 2001: Terp regular in the backfield during her rookie campaign, starting all games with the exception of "Senior Day" vs. Drexel (Oct. 28) ... contributed to a season-long defensive effort that held opponents to only 0.88 goals per game on 5.6 shots per game ... also helped the Terrapins post 11 shutouts and sacrifice only 3.6 penalty corners per game ... part of a defensive unit that allowed Kent State (Sept. 9) and Drexel (Oct. 28) zero shots and limited Virginia Commonwealth (Oct. 13), James Madison (Oct. 26) and Syracuse (Nov. 11) to only one shot ... as a fullback, was credited with one shot for the entirety of 2001 ... selected to the NFHCA National Academic Squad ... one of 10 Terps listed on the 2001-02 ACC Honor Roll.
Before Maryland: A 2000 high school All-America first team selection at Warwick ... earned all-state and first team league all-star honors after leading her squad to the state championship game in 1999 and 2000 ... scored 11 goals and added six assists as a senior defender ... also Mid-East Regional All-American, all-state and all-league as a junior ... also a 1999 all-state selection, league MVP and four-time all-conference standout in soccer as a forward/midfielder.
Personal: Kristin is the daughter of Pam Harnish and Scott Harris ... has one brother, 14 year-old Tyler ... a life science major.
Harris' Career Statistics
Year GP GS G A TP Sh. GWG DS PS 2001 24 23 0 0 0 1 0 2 0-0 2002 22 22 0 1 1 5 0 0 0-0 2003 24 24 1 1 3 16 0 0 0-0 Totals 70 69 1 2 4 22 0 2 0-0
Harris' Single-Game Highs
Goals: 1 - vs. New Hampshire (Aug. 30, 2003)
Assists: 1 - two times (last vs. Rutgers, Sept. 13, 2002)
Points: 2 - vs. New Hampshire (Aug. 30, 2003)