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#10 Berber Rischen
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'4"
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Rotterdam, Netherlands
High School: Wolfert van Borselen
Experience: 4 Letters

As a graduate student at Maryland in 2006
Completed her collegiate eligiblity in a Terrapin uniform, enrolling as a graduate student at UM's Smith School of Business ... made the game-deciding penalty stroke in the semifnal game of the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 16), putting the Terrapins in the championship game ... earned her fourth-consecutive regional citation and was voted second team All-Mid Atlantic ... second on the team in assists (11), tying a career best ... among the top 50 in the nation in assists per game at 0.44 ... a starter in the midfield in every game ... opened the season dishing out an assist in the first three games, including two in the games at Stanford (Aug. 27) and at California (Aug. 29) ... scored goals in three consecutive games from Sept. 13-17, including the game winner vs. #8 Boston College (Sept. 16) ... collected a season-high four points at #8 Virginia, tallying a goal and handing out a season-high tying two assists (Sept. 29) ... an Academic All-ACC pick for her performance on and off the field ... earned a 4.0 in her first semester of graduate school.

At Kent State
A three-year letterwinner at Kent State University from 2003-05, leading the Golden Flashes to three-straight first-place finishes ... she was named the Mid-American Conference Co-Player of the Year in 2004 and was a three-time National Field Hockey Coaches Association West Region pick ... also a three time first team All-MAC selection, conference all-academic team member and earned a spot on the NFHCA National Academic Squad three times ... led the team in assists every season, leading the conference in that category as a sophomore ... graduated from KSU with a degree in business.

Before College
A member of the Rotterdam girls club team and first ladies team... a three-year member of the South-Holland district team ... was part of the Dutch Under-16 champion club team ... selected to the Dutch Under-18 team in 2001 ... the Rotterdam first ladies team lost in the finals of the 2002 Dutch Championships ... attended Wolfert van Borselen secondary school.

Personal
Pursuing a MBA at the Smith School of Business while she plays out her final year of eligibility ... one of four daughters and five children of Rosalie and Robert Rischen ... has an older sister Robine (23) and two younger sisters, Lotte (19) and Ameliet (17) ... sister Ameliet is a freshman on the Terps's squad ... also has a younger brother, Quintus (13) ... Berber Rischen was born in Groningen, Netherlands, November 1, 1984.

RISCHEN'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS G A TP Sh. GWG DS PS
2003 @ KSU 20 20 10 11 31 62 4 0 1-1
2004 @ KSU 19 19 6 10 22 45 3 0 1-1
2005 @ KSU21 21 3 8 1480 0 0 1-1
2006 25 25 7 11 2534 2 0 0-0
TOTAL 85 85 26 40 92 221 9 0 3-3

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