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#6 Krista Pellizzi
Position: Attack
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: N. Massapequa, N.Y.
High School: Farmingdale HS

2006 (Junior): Named to the IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-America Third Team ... IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-South Second Team ... All-ACC selection ... Started all 20 games ... tied for second on the team with 22 assists and second with 37 draw controls ... third on the squad with 43 goals and 65 points ... recorded a goal in all but three games, scoring in 15-straight games from Feb. 22 to April 27 ... secured a season-best five draw controls at North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament (5/14) ... scored two goals at Princeton (5/3) and against Boston College in the ACC Tournament (4/27) ... had a goal against Boston College in the regular-season finale (4/22) ... picked up a pair of goals at North Carolina (4/15) ... racked up four goals and three assists at Johns Hopkins (4/9) ... recorded three goals and one assist versus Georgetown (4/5) ... notched career highs with five goals and eight points against Virginia Tech (3/31) ... scored two goals and assisted on two more against Ohio State (3/26) ... had three goals and two assists versus Penn State (3/24) ... netted a hat trick against Dartmouth (3/21) ... recorded a goal and three assists against Old Dominion (3/18) ... set career highs with five goals and eight points at Brown (3/11) ... notched two goals and two assists against Virginia (3/7) and had three goals and two assists versus Richmond (3/4) ... picked up a goal at Duke (2/25) ... had a pair of goals and an assist against George Mason (3/22) ... recorded two goals in season-opener against Northwestern (2/13).

2005 (Sophomore): Saw action in every game for Maryland and made two starts ... scored 12 goals and added eight assists ... played significant minutes down the stretch for the Terps ... started but did not score against Princeton in the NCAA Tournament (5/12) ... scored three points on two goals and an assist in first career start against Princeton (5/4) ... two goals for the Terps at the ACC Tournament against Virginia (4/29) ... one goal and two draw controls in win over Syracuse (4/24) ... provided a spark off the bench with a goal and two assists in win over UNC (4/16) ... scored her goal while falling to the ground just outside the crease ... played quality minutes and scored a free-position goal in the win over Johns Hopkins (4/9) ... passed off the 8-meter arc to Acacia Walker for an assist in the win over Virginia Tech (4/2) ... came off the bench and immediately scored a goal against Ohio State (3/27) ... pair of assists in win over Denver (3/14) ... scored two goals on free-position shots in win over Brown (3/12) ... notched a pair of goals on just two shots against Richmond (3/3).

2004 (Freshman): One of the top reserves for the Terps ... scored 11 goals and had three assists on the year ... found the net twice against Temple in the NCAA Tournament (5/13) ... scored one goal in ACC Tourney loss to UVa (4/23) ... netted two goals to help Maryland to a narrow 12-11 win over Penn State (3/26) ... found the back of the net on a free-position shot against Dartmouth (3/23) ... scooped three ground balls ... career-high three goals and one assist in win over Brown (3/12) ... also caused one turnover ... netted a goal against Quinnipiac (3/11) ... chipped in two points on a goal and an assist against Virginia (3/9) ... tallied an assist in collegiate debut against Richmond (2/21).

Prep: Four-year standout at Farmingdale High School ... member of the U.S. under-19 world team ... scored 406 career points in high school ... All-American, team captain and MVP as a senior ... tallied 65 goals and had 60 assists in final campaign ... helped team to Long Island championship and state finals as a junior as the team captain and MVP ... scored career-high 69 goals and added 50 assists during that season ... guided the team to two county and conference championships during her career ... four-time all-county selection ... a two-time All-School Girls selection and three-time Empire Team pick ... also excelled in basketball in soccer.

Personal: Krista Marie Pellizzi was born Sept. 6, 1985, in Long Island, N.Y. ... is the daughter of Fran and Mike Pellizzi ... one of three children, with brother Mike and sister Marisa ... lists making the under-19 team as biggest athletic thrill ... majoring in family studies ... picked Maryland over Loyola, Hofstra, Notre Dame and Boston College.

Pellizzi's Career Statistics

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Draw Controls Free-Position Caused Turnovers Ground Balls
2004 18/0 11 3 14 2 2-7 4 11
2005 19/2 12 8 20 10 3-11 6 14
2006 20/20 43 22 65 37 4-13 9 27
Total 57/22 66 33 99 49 9-31 19 52

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