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Greta Sommers

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chestertown, Md.

High School:
Kent County HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
Defense

2005 (Senior): IWLCA/US Lacrosse and Inside Lacrosse Second Team All-American ... started every game of her career ... scored a career-high five goals and four assists ... first team All-ACC ... scored a goal and caused three turnovers and added four ground balls against Princeton (5/12) ... forced four turnovers on Senior Day as Maryland downed Loyola (5/7) ... also scooped up four ground balls ... two caused turnovers and five ground balls while guarding Virginia's Amy Appelt at the ACC Tournament (4/29) ... ACC Player of the Week (4/11) ... one goal and three draw controls in win over Johns Hopkins (4/9) ... stopped JHU's Mary Key ... team-high three points on one goal and two assists against Georgetown (4/6) ... also limited Coco Stanwick to one goal and one assist ... forced three turnovers against the Hoyas ... held Virginia Tech's Natasha Fuchs to just one assist in the win over the Hokies (4/2) ... also scored two assists of her own and scooped a team-high five ground balls ... shut down Ohio State's Regina Oliver in Maryland's win over the Buckeyes (3/27) ... also jumped in on the attack and scored a goal ... forced three turnoves against Dartmouth (3/19) ... caused three turnovers and grabbed four ground balls in win over Brown (3/12) ... helped stifle the Denver offense and hold them to three goals in the entire game ... four ground balls against Richmond (3/3) ... scored on a free-position goal in loss to Duke (2/26) ... also contributed two forced turnovers, one ground ball and one draw control.

2004 (Junior): One of the top defenders in the country ... IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-America selection ... All-ACC ... caused career-high 23 turnovers on the year ... forced two turnovers and scooped two ground balls against Georgetown in NCAA Quarters (5/16) ... came through with five ground balls and two caused turnovers in win over George Mason (5/9) ... another strong defensive effort against a potent Loyola team (5/1) ... helped keep Greyhounds scoreless for over 29 minutes in that game ... scooped four ground balls in narrow loss to Princeton (4/28) ... scored a break-away goal against UVa in ACC Tournament (4/23) ... also did a solid job holding Tewaaraton winner Amy Appelt to just two goals in the game ... shut down Georgetown's leading scorer, Sarah Oliphant, in win over the Hoyas ... ground ball and a pair of caused turnovers in action against Denver (4/2) ... pair of caused turnovers and three ground balls against Ohio State (3/28) ... four ground balls and two caused turnovers in Penn State victory (3/26) ... scored first goal of the year against Old Dominion (3/20) ... also added four ground balls ... two caused turnovers against Quinnipiac (3/11) ... three ground balls and one caused turnover at Duke (2/29) ... three ground balls and caused three turnovers in opening win over Richmond (2/21).

2003 (Sophomore): A Terp starter in all 22 games ... scored three goals and added an assist ... registered 27 ground balls and caused 20 turnovers ... came up with nine draw controls ... had two ground balls and two caused turnovers in win over Syracuse (3/8) ... four caused turnovers in win over Brown (3/15) ... tallied a goal and assist in win over Old Dominion (3/18) ... grabbed four ground balls in win over Johns Hopkins (4/12) ... also found the back of the net against Virginia (3/8) and Temple (5/8).

2002 (Freshman): One of just two true freshmen to start in all 21 games ... posted three goals ... came up with 38 ground balls, caused 17 turnovers and had 21 draw controls ... named to the ACC All-Tournament team ... had goals against No. 8 Virginia (3/12), Brown (3/16) and Harvard (3/26).

Prep: A four-year letterwinner at Kent County High School in Worton, Md. ... starting attack-wing for two-time regional champ (1999 & 2000) KCHS ... scored a career-high 59 goals and added 14 assists as a senior ... team captain, MVP and Bay Area Player of the Year as a senior ... first team all-area as a sophomore, junior and senior ... earned the Coaches' Choice Award in 2000 ... team rookie of the year in 1998 ... 2001 Kent County High School Female Athlete of the Year ... earned 12 varsity letters as a prep ... also lettered in basketball, soccer and indoor track ... earned at least one MVP award in each of the four sports she played ... also recruited by Syracuse, George Mason and Towson.

Personal: Greta Sommers was born in Wilmington, Del. ... is the daughter of Charles and Margaret Sommers ... a business major ... social involvement in high school included the National Honor Society and student government ... earned numerous awards and scholarships as a prep (Maryland Distinguished Scholar; U.S. Marine Corps Excellence Award; Wheeler Baker, Ron Gun and Mary Roe Walkup Delegate Scholarships).

Career Statistics
Year	GP-GS	G	A	Pts.
2002	21-21	3	0	3
2003	22-22	3	1	4
2004    20-20   2       0       2
2005    19-19   5       4        9
Totals	72-72	13	5	18

Career Highs Goals: 1, 13 times (most recently vs. Princeton, 5/12/05) Assists: 2, twice (most recently vs. Georgetown, 4/6/05) Points: 3 vs. Georgetown (4/6/05)


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