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#18 Kristina Foster
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tabernacle, N.J.
High School: Shawnee
Experience: 3 Letters
As a senior in 2009:
Started in all 24 games with the Terps...notched four assists on the year, including at #16 Old Dominion (Sept. 4), vs. #13 Penn State (Sept. 12), vs. #20 Old Dominion (Oct. 16) and at #2 North Carolina (Oct. 24)...helped lead team to perfect 18-0 regular season for the first time in school history and program-best 23-1 overall record.

As a junior in 2008:
Competed in a career-best 23 games, earning her first nine collegiate starts...played primarily at midfield for the Terps...starter in both of the Terps' ACC Tournament contests and the NCAA First Round game vs. Albany...appeared in four ACC contests and the game against No. 7 Syracuse...recorded her first career assist in the 7-0 victory over Delaware on Oct. 19...attempted a pair of shots in the shutout victories over Boston College (Sept. 20) and VCU (Oct. 30)...named an Academic All-ACC honoree for the first time in her career.

As a sophomore in 2007:
Played in 17 games getting time primarily at midfield...among the game appearances made were in all five ACC games and against No. 10 Old Dominion in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 10)...attempted a shot vs. Northeastern (Sept. 9)...also attempted a pair of shots in the win at No. 11 Boston College in the ACC opener (Sept. 15).

As a freshman in 2006:
Played in 22 games, making her first appearance in the season opener vs. Pacific (Aug. 26)...was one of the top options off the bench in the midfield...attempted shots in both games of the Terrapin Invitational vs. Temple (Sept. 9) and Northwestern (Sept. 10)...scored her first-career goal in the win over Albany (Oct. 15)...named to the NFHCA's National Academic Squad.

Before Maryland:
A four-year starter on the varsity field hockey squad at Shawnee High...was the only freshman on the varsity squad in 2002, helping the Renegades win the Olympic Conference and Central Jersey Group 4 championships...won back-to-back Central Jersey Group 4 titles and Patriot Division crowns as a junior and senior...a first team all-conference pick in 2004, she was a repeat selection in 2005, while also garnering first team All-Group 4, first team all-county, first team All-South Jersey and first team all-state honors in her final year...voted the county Player of the Year in 2005 and was one of five players from the Philadelphia/New Jersey area named to the fourth annual Bucks County All-Area squad...tallied 33 career goals and 98 career assists...member of the USFHA Futures and Futures Elite Program...Spirit of USA squad placed first in the 2003 USFHA National Field Hockey Festival and second in 2004 and 2005...played in the National Futures Tournament four times, winning the championship in 2005...also participated on the varsity cheerleading and lacrosse squads three times, and spring track once...helped the lacrosse team to two Patriot Division titles...track squad won the 2006 Olympic Division championship.

Personal:
Majoring in psychology...a National Honor Society student and member of the Congressional Youth Leadership Council...also participated with numerous fundraising opportunities...the youngest child of Denni Foster...has an older sister, Melissa (25), and older brother, Jonathan (24)...Kristina Foster was born in Seoul, Korea, on February 18, 1988.

FOSTER'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS G A TP Sh. GWG DS PS
2006 22 0 1 0 2 4 0 0 0-0
2007 17 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0-0
2008 23 9 0 1 1 12 0 0 0-0
2009 24 24 0 4 4 8 0 0 0-0
TOTAL 86 33 1 5 7 27 0 0 0-0

FOSTER'S SINGLE-GAME HIGHS
Goals: 1, vs. Albany (Oct. 15, 2006)
Assists: 1, five times (last at #2 North Carolina, Oct. 24, 2009)
Points: 2, vs. Albany (Oct. 15, 2006)


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