Dana Jarzyniecki
Dana Jarzyniecki

Player Profile
Rochester, N.Y.

High School:
Aquinas Institute




4 VL


2002 Update:
• Started 13 of 22 games this season, giving her 82 consecutive games played streak dating to her first game as a freshman.
• Played 1252 minutes mostly in a defensive midfielder role.
• 11th career assist came Audra Poulin goal vs. GW (9/22).
• Stands tied for 12th all-time in UM history in career assists with 11.
• Set the school record for assists in a game with three against Howard (10/11/00), which was tied by Jenny Biscoe on 9/6/02.

On Jarzyniecki: Enters her senior season having played in all 60 games at Maryland … ranks 11th all-time in career assists with 10 … a consummate workhorse … an engine in the midfield according to Higgins-Cirovski … works hard to win balls back defensively … a very consistent player … a technically solid and tactically-aware player who completes a well-rounded midfield.

As a junior (2002): Played in all 19 games, starting 17 … has played every game at Maryland since she came in as a freshman … played 1,554 minutes as a junior as a solid, consistent midfielder … tallied three assists to give her 10 in her career … notched first two assists of the year vs. Rutgers (10/24) … assisted Jen Biscoe’s goal vs. Mount St. Mary's (10/30).

As a sophomore (2000): Played and started in all 19 games in the midfield … led the team in assists with five … opened the year assisting on the Terps’ first two goals of the season … her corner kick set up Carly Viher for the only goal in a 1-0 victory at Rutgers (8/25) in the season opener … assisted the first of Sara Gustafson’s three goals in the upset win over No. 4 Penn State (8/29) … set a Maryland school record with three assists in a game, against Howard (10/11) … became the first Terp to post three helpers in a game after numerous two-assist efforts since the program began in 1987 … her assist total vs. Howard also set a Ludwig Field record.

As a freshman (1999): Played all 22 games, starting eight … drew first starting nod against UCLA (9/6) to begin stretch of four consecutive starts … picked up first college point as she assisted Kim King’s goal late in the 43rd minute against William & Mary (10/2) … returned to starting lineup in the ACC Tournament and recorded second assist against Duke (11/4) in the first round as her pass to Lindsay Basalyga led to Jackie Mynarski’s game-winning goal … started both NCAA Tournament games.

Before Maryland: Graduated from Aquinas Institute in Rochester, N.Y. … all-state first team selection as a senior and all-state second team selection as a junior … scored 40 goals and totaled 41 assists during her four-year high school career … named the private/parochial player of the year in 1998 … a private/parochial first team selection each of her four years on the varsity … All-Greater Rochester first team selection in 1998 … All-Greater Rochester second team as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore … four-year starter on the varsity at Aquinas … team captain and team most valuable player as a senior … helped lead the team to the Section V Class BB championship in 1996, 1997 and 1998 … named as the offensive MVP of the championship game in 1998 … scored the game-winning goal in the 1996 and 1998 sectional championship games … scored the game-winning goal in the 1997 state championship tournament semifinal game … played in the Empire State Games in 1997 and 1998 … team won gold medal in 1998 … a member of the New York West ODP the last five seasons and has been a member of the district and state teams as well at the regional camp … a member of the National Honor Society … the 1999 Aquinas Scholar-Athlete of the Year …received the Marlowe Scholarship for academic achievement as a senior.

Personal: Dana Jarzyniecki … born March 28, 1981 … daughter of Barbara and Andrew Jarzyniecki … sister of Karla (24) … majoring in psychology … three-time member of the ACC Honor Roll.

Career Statistics

Year	 GP	  GS	  G	  A	 Pts.	Shots	GWG
1999	 22	   8	  0	  2	  2	    7	   0
2000	 19	  19	  0	  5	  5	   19	   0
2001	 19	  17	  0	  3	  3	   27	   0
2002	 22	  13	  0	  1	  1	    9	   0
Totals	 82	  57	  0	 11	 11	   62	   0

Career Highs
Assists: 3 vs. Howard, 10/11/00*
Points: 3 vs. Howard, 10/11/00
*-Single-game school record