May 23, 2000
College Park, Md.- - Jen Adams (Marino, South Australia) has been named the Warrior/Inside Lacrosse Player of the Week for her efforts in the semifinals and finals of the National Collegiate women's lacrosse tournament this past weekend. Adams scored 10 goals and seven assists over the two-game stretch, and set the NCAA Division I record for most points in an NCAA game with her 10-point second half against Princeton in the championship game. The title was Maryland's sixth straight, and the third overall for Adams.
The 2000 NCAA Tournament MVP, Adams received her second consecutive Brine/IWLCA All-American selection Monday. She finished the 2000 season with 81 goals and 55 assists for an NCAA Division I record 136 points this season. Only a junior, Adams shattered the Maryland single-season marks for goals, assists and points and will begin the 2001 season with 179 career goals, 118 career assists, and 297 career points. Entering her senior year, she is just eight goals away from Kelly Amonte's all-time goals record of 187 at Maryland. Adams is also 14 assists away from topping Amonte for career assists, as well as 22 points from Amonte's career record 319 career points.
Earlier this season, Adams received 2000 ACC Player of the Year accolades as well as ACC Tournament MVP honors. She was also named ACC Player of the Week twice this season.
Maryland (21-1) won its sixth consecutive national championship on Sunday, and increased its record to 26-8 overall in NCAA Tournament play. The Terrapins' championship title streak is the longest active streak in Division I women's athletics.