Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Lutherville, Md.
High School: Garrison Forest School


  • NFHCA National Academic Squad (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
As a redshirt senior in 2013: Saw action in six games...saw first action of the year vs. #17 Drexel (Sept. 8)...started vs. Georgetown on Senior Day (Oct. 27)...saw time in Terps' NCAA First Round win over #18 American (Nov. 16)...member of 2013 ACC Championship team...named to NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Honor Roll.
As a redshirt junior in 2012: Saw action in four of the Terps' games - vs. UMass, Dartmouth, Temple and Towson...named to NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Honor Roll.

As a redshirt sophomore in 2011: Saw action in 11 games, including vs. Wake Forest (Sept. 24) and at No. 8 Duke (Oct. 8) NCAA Championship game vs. No. 1 North Carolina, replaced goalkeeper Vassalotti with under four minutes to play...Terps scored 59 seconds later to make score 2-1 (Nov. 20)...came in vs. Duke in ACC Tournament when coaching staff replaced goalkeeper (Oct. 14)...named to NFHCA All-Academic Squad and ACC Honor Roll.

As a redshirt freshman in 2010: Saw action in four games, including Villanova, New Hampshire, Rutgers and Pacific...helped team to second consecutive 23-1 overall record...member of 2010 ACC and NCAA Championship teams...named to NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Honor Roll.

Redshirted in 2009 season

Before Maryland: Led Garrison Forest School to three Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland (IAAM) "A" Conference championships from 2006-08, along with a pair of IAMM Tournament titles in 2007 and 2008...the Grizzlies were 2006 IAAM Tournament runners-up in 2006...two-time team captain...member of The Baltimore Examiner All-Metro First Team and The Baltimore Sun All-Metro Second Team in 2007... named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad as a senior...played club field hockey for Capitol Pegasus and Team Baltimore...also played soccer and a soccer goalie, was selected an IAAM All-Star and helped team to a pair of IAAM "B" Conference Tournament championships...helped Grizzlies' lacrosse team to one tournament and two regular season titles.

Personal: Engineering major...earned the AP Scholar Award from College Board...2008 National Honor Roll student...enjoyed a solo one-week backpacking tour through Ireland...daughter of Eric and Amy Knauss...has a sister, Kaitlyn...Christine Marissa Knauss was born in Red Bank, N.J.

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