On Van Norden: Player who coaches describe as having a great attitude and work ethic … will see substantial playing time on the attack if she can overcome injury problems.
2000 (Freshman): Played in four games … suffered from compartment syndrome in her shins, a condition where tension is present in the muscle and can not be relieved except through surgery.
1999 (Redshirt): Designated a redshirt in her true freshman season … an ACC Academic Honor Roll selection.
Prep: A four-year lacrosse letterwinner at Seneca Valley High School … a 1998 honorable mention All-America selection … named Gazette Player of the Year as a senior in lacrosse … a three-time captain and MVP in lacrosse … earned first team all-county honors as a sophomore, junior and senior … earned first team All-Met honors as a senior ... a member of the USWLA national tournament team … a four-year starter on the field hockey team … selected first team all-league in 1996 and 1997 … captain and MVP in 1997 and 1998 … was president of the National Honor Society … a member of the Spanish Honor Society.
Personal: Wendy Marie Van Norden was born May 10, 1980, in Olney, Md. … is the daughter of Sidra and Michael Van Norden … a mechanical engineering major.
Year GP G A Pts. 2000 4 0 0 0