Senior duo tabbed finalists for top award in college lacrosse
2004 (Senior): Tewaaraton candidate ... does it all for Maryland ... team captain ... ranks among Maryland's career leaders in goals (219), assists (81) and points (300) ... IWLCA, Inside Lacrosse and WomensLacrosse.com First Team All-America ... WomensLacrosse.com Midfielder of the Year ... All-ACC ... three-time ACC Player of the Week (3/22, 3/29 and 4/12) ... Tewaaraton and Honda Award finalist ... ACC Midfielder of Year in 2003 ... scored 300th career point against Georgetown (5/16) ... five goals and two assists in NCAA win over Temple (5/13) ... five goals to help lead the Terps to a win over George Mason (5/9) on Senior Day ... also had a game-high six draw controls ... hat trick and a game-winning assist against Loyola (5/1) ... despite being held scoreless for the first time in 40 games against Princeton (4/28), still contributed with a game-high five ground balls, three draw controls and three caused turnovers ... netted one goal against UVa at ACC Touney (4/23)... one goal and two assists in win over No. 15 North Carolina (4/17) ... also had a game-high five ground balls and controlled three draws ... ACC and Inside Lacrosse Player of the Week (4/12) ... seven points on six goals and one assist in win over No. 9 Johns Hopkins (4/10) ... also scooped four ground balls ... spear-headed Maryland attack in win over Georgetown (4/7) ... scored six goals and two assists for eight points ... also added three critical draw controls ... scored the game winning goal against the Hoyas and also put the game away with a terrific move behind the cage ... matched career high with nine points against Denver (4/2) ... scored six goals with three assists ... with those scores, she moved into second at Maryland for career goals ... ACC Player of the Week and Maryland Student-Athlete of the Week (3/29) ... exploded for five goals -- including the game-winner -- to lead the Terps to a runaway victory over Ohio State (3/28) ... also caused game-high four turnovers ... helped key late first-half surge to help propel the Terps to victory over Penn State (3/26) ... finished the game with two goals and team-high six ground balls ... scored the game-winner against Dartmouth (3/23) ... added another goal and an assist in the victory ... ACC Player of the Week (3/22) ... netted six goals and tallied two assists in rout of Old Dominion (3/19) ... also led the team in ground balls (six) and caused turnovers (five) and took four draw controls ... Maryland Student-Athlete of the Week (3/15) ... career-high seven goals and nine points at Brown (3/12) ... added two assists ... game-high four draw controls ... team-high six goals and two assists for eight points in runaway victory over Quinnipiac (3/11) ... also scooped five ground balls ... team-best four points on two goals and two assists in loss to Virginia (3/9) ... tied career-high with four assists at Syracuse (3/17) ... also added one goal and game-high five draw controls ... two goals in loss to Duke (2/29) ... netted three goals and one assist in season-opening win over Richmond (2/21) ... also scooped game-high six ground balls.
2003 (Junior): Started all 22 games ... earned NCAA Division I Midfielder of the Year honors from Brine/IWLCA ... named Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year ... first team All-American by the IWLCA and Warrior/Inside Lacrosse ... also an All-ACC selection ... named to the ACC and NCAA All-Tournament teams ... a finalist for both the Honda and Tewaaraton Awards ... led the team in scoring ... was in the top two in scoring in the ACC nearly all season as well as the top six nationally ... posted her single-season career high with 95 points in 2003 while also posting a career high in goals (73) ... 73 goals were the most in the nation while the 95 points were second most in Division I ... averaged 4.32 points per game ... converted 73-of-141 shots for an impressive .518 shooting percentage ... also posted 52 ground balls, 31 caused turnovers and 37 draw controls ... posted a hat trick or better in 12 games ... led the team in scoring in nine games ... posted 40 goals in the season's final 10 games ... had 12 points in three NCAA games ... led the team with seven game-winning goals ... posted five or more goals on five different occasions including a career single-game high of seven against Johns Hopkins (4/12) ... has notched 147 goals and 55 assists (202 points) in her two-plus years at Maryland.
2002 (Sophomore): Started all 21 games ... named a third team All-American midfielder by IWLCA/USLA ... a second team South Region All-America selection by the IWLCA ... an "at large" All-ACC pick ... second on the team in scoring with 75 points ... 50 goals and 25 assists trailed only senior standout Courtney Hobbs in team rankings ... averaged 3.57 points per game, fifth-best in the ACC ... finished sixth in goals scored (2.38 pg) and third in assists (1.11 pg) in the conference ... also posted 46 ground balls, a team-high 25 caused turnovers and 28 draw controls ... posted a .538 shooting percentage on 93 shots ... had 13 multiple goals, 10 of which were hat tricks or better ... hit five goals three times (vs. No. 8 UVa (3/12); at William & Mary (4/10); vs. George Mason (5/3)) ... had a career-high seven points against Old Dominion (four goals, three assists on March 23) and at William & Mary (five goals, two assists on April 10) ... career-high four assists came at Johns Hopkins (4/13).
2001 (Freshman): Saw action in all 23 games, starting the final six ... was fifth on the team in scoring and tops among freshmen and sophomores with 32 points ... had 24 goals and eight assists ... scored six goals in the final two games of the season, netting hat tricks in the national semifinals against Princeton (5/18) and in the finals against Georgetown (5/20) ... final goal of the season was one of the most impressive of the year for the Terps as she powered her way toward the net with 0:17 left in the first overtime of the championship game against Georgetown, scoring Maryland's lone goal of the first overtime session ... found the net in 11 games ... was an NCAA Championship all-tournament team selection for her play in the final two games ... had a .480 shooting percentage and averaged 1.39 points per game ... had 42 ground balls, 14 caused turnovers and 24 draw controls.
Prep: A three-year letterwinner at St. Mary's High School in Annapolis ... team most valuable player as a junior (1999) and a senior (2000) ... was named her school's Athlete of the Year for the 1999-2000 academic year ... team captain in 2000 ... also lettered four years in soccer and one in basketball ... was team captain for her soccer team as a senior as well ... was recruited by Virginia, Princeton and Vanderbilt ... excelled in academics as she was a Parvis Scholar, on the honor roll, finished in the top 10 percent of her class and a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Kelly Coppedge was born in Annapolis, Md. ... is the daughter of Bill and Jeanne Coppedge ... majoring in finance ... sister, Erin, is a former soccer player at George Washington.
Year GP-GS G A Pts. 2001 23-6 24 8 32 2002 21-21 50 25 75 2003 22-22 73 22 95 2004 20-20 72 26 98 Career 86-69 219 81 300
Career Highs Goals: 7 vs. Brown (3/12/04) Assists: 4, twice (most recently vs. Richmond, 2/21/04) Points: 9, twice (most recently vs. Denver 4/2/04)