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Christie Jenkins

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Media, Pa.

High School:
Penncrest

Height:
5-10

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
11/21/1978

Experience:
U.S. National Elite

1999:
ACC Player of the Year; Brine/IWLCA First-Team All-American

Career Stats
Year	GP	G	A	Pts.
1997	22	26	11	37
1998	21	30	9	39
1999	21	55	30	85
Totals	64	111	50	161

Career Highs
Goals: 7 vs. Harvard, 4-11-99
Assists: 4 vs. Towson, 4-7-99

A second-year captain for the Terps, Jenkins returns as the 1999 ACC Player of the Year. She was the team's second-leading scorer last season with 55 goals and 30 assists for 85 points. A deadly weapon in the midfield, she returns as the Terps' top scorer at that position. She is a preseason first-team All-American by College Lacrosse USA, Inside Lacrosse, and LaxPower. She has started every game of her three-year Maryland career and is a member of the U.S. Developmental squad. Jenkins will undoubtedly play a key role in the Terps' quest for a sixth straight title.

As a junior in 1999: Jenkins was named the ACC Player of the Year and also captained the team to its fifth straight national championship … a first-team Brine/IWLCA All-American and a member of the ACC and NCAA all-tournament teams, she was Maryland's second-leading scorer with 55 goals and 30 assists … her 55 goals in 1999 placed her fifth on the single-season goals list, while her 30 assists are tied for eighth-highest single-season total, and her 85 points are the fourth-highest single-season total in Maryland history … she finished 16th nationally with her 4.05 goals per game average … her career-high seven goals came against Harvard (4/11) … had 10 other games with three or more goals, including five-goal totals against Dartmouth (3/20) and North Carolina (4/24), four-goal efforts against Virginia in the ACC championship game (4/25) and Georgetown in the NCAA quarterfinals (5/8), and three-goal games against Penn State (3/2), Old Dominion (3/27), Temple (3/30), James Madison (4/3), Towson (4/7), William & Mary (4/21), and Penn State in the NCAA semifinals (4/14) … scored in every game but the North Carolina (3/7) and the Virginia (3/16) contests … her career-high four assists came against Towson (4/7) … her career best for points is eight, set in 1999 against Harvard (4/11) … she took 139 shots and scooped 55 groundballs … she started all 21 games for the Terps, had 25 draw controls and forced 42 turnovers.

As a sophomore in 1998: A second team All-American … named All-ACC … started in all 21 games … one of only eight Terps to start and play in all 21 games … totaled a career-high 39 points after scoring a career-high 30 goals and charting nine assists … her 30 goals was fourth on the team … scored a career-high four goals and totaled two assists against No. 12-ranked Dartmouth … scored at least one goal in 10 consecutive games … scored at the 25-minute mark in the first half of Maryland's national championship game against Virginia which put the Terps ahead 2-1 and gave them a lead they would never relinquish … equaled her then-career-high three-goal performance she set as a sophomore four times, including three goals against James Madison in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament and against North Carolina in the semifinals of the NCAA championship … totaled a season-high two assists against Brown …played the entire 60 minutes against North Carolina in the NCAA semifinals and all but three minutes against Virginia in the NCAA championship game.

As a freshman in 1997: Started in all 22 games … one of only three freshmen to play in all 22 games and the only first-year player to start all 22 games … started all three of Maryland's postseason games and its two NCAA championship games … finished tied for fourth on the team with 37 total points while finishing fourth in goals with 26 … also added 11 assists which was good for fifth-best on the team … scored the Terps' third goal in the NCAA championship game vs. Loyola (Md.), giving the Terps a 3-1 lead midway through the first half ... posted two goals vs. Temple in the NCAA semifinals … her goal broke a 2-2 tie … her second goal gave the Terps a 6-4 lead with just over 20 minutes remaining in the contest … played all but three postseason minutes as she played the entire 60 minutes vs. Temple in the semifinals, and 58 of the 60 minutes in the NCAA championship game … scored a career-high three goals vs. James Madison during the regular season and vs. Duke in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament.

Before Maryland: A graduate of Penncrest High School … a 1996 high school lacrosse All-American … a three-sport athlete at Penncrest, playing lacrosse, basketball and volleyball … named varsity captain in both basketball and volleyball … helped guide Penncrest's lacrosse team to a 13-1 record and the state runner-up trophy in 1995 … also helped lead the volleyball team to the 1995 league championship and a fifth-place finish in the state … volleyball team recorded a 21-3 record in 1995 … a two-time first team all-league and first team All-Delco selection in lacrosse … a two-time member of the Pennsylvania Area National Lacrosse Team in 1995 and 1996 … also a two-time first team all-league selection in basketball, and a second-team All-Delco selection … named second team all-league in volleyball in 1994 and 1995.

Personal: Christie Jenkins is the daughter of Marilyn Mellor and Richard Jenkins … born on Nov. 21, 1978 … majoring in communications.


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