On Klotz: Tough hard-nosed left-footed midfielder who plays the back some as well … excellent defender in one-on-one situations … a player who can shadow other team's top defenders … a great marker and ball winner.
Summer of 2000: Leading scorer with the Delaware Genies of the W-League … played in nine games, topping club in goals.
As a sophomore (1999): Played in 12 games, starting five … played back for the first time in college … started the first three games of the season, at George Washington (8/29), vs. UMBC (9/1) and at USC (9/4) … also started at Duke (9/19) and at George Mason (10/6) … has sensational game at Mason, marking the nation's third-leading scorer Katy Robertson entire game, holding her scoreless in a 1-0 Maryland shutout win.
As a freshman (1998): Played in all 23 games, mostly at forward, starting eight matches … recorded his college point on an assist at Clemson (9/6) in her second college game … scored first college goal in next game, as she netted the third goal in a 3-0 win against USC (9/11) to lift the Terps to the finals in the Maryland/PUMA Invitational … earned first career start against Texas Tech (9/13) in the championship game of the Maryland/PUMA Invitational … notched second goal, and first against an ACC foe, when she scored in the 11th minute against Florida State (10/18) … posted second assist at LSU (10/30).
Before Maryland: All-district first team selection four times at Homer Central High School at Cortland, N.Y. … a five-year starter on the high school varsity team … finished her high school career as the all-time leading scorer with 69 goals… scored a career-high 20 goals as a senior … team captain her junior and senior seasons … Olympic Development Program regional camp participant in 1996, 1997 and 1998 … team won the ODP Region I tournament in 1997 … her club team, the Salt City Shakers, won the State Cup in 1997 … president of the National Honor Society … graduated with honors as the salutatorian of her class of more than 200.
Personal: Carrie Rose Klotz … born Jan. 25, 1980 … daughter of Laurie and Larry Klotz … major is biological sciences … honored at halftime of a Maryland men's basketball game as one of three student-athletes at Maryland with a perfect 4.0 grade point average … two-time member of the ACC Honor Roll.
Klotz's Career Statistics Year GP GS G A Pt Shots GWG 1998 23 8 2 2 6 8 0 1999 12 5 0 0 0 1 0 Totals 35 13 2 2 6 9 0
Career Highs Goals: 1 vs. USC, 9/11/98; Florida St., 10/18/98 Assists: 1 at Clemson, 9/6/98; LSU, 10/30/98 Points: 2 vs. USC, 9/11/98; Florida St., 10/18/98