June 3, 1999
College Park, Md. - Sophomore attacker Jen Adams (Brighton, Australia) has been named the Women's NCAA Division I Player of the Year by College Lacrosse USA.
Adams set single-season school records for goals, with 71, and total points, with 117, as she led the Terps to a perfect 21-0 record this season. Maryland won its unprecedented fifth consecutive NCAA title last month, and Adams was named the NCAA Tournament MVP.
At the conclusion of the 1999 season, Adams was named a first-team All-America, All-ACC and first-team South Region All-America. In addition, she was also named the ECAC Player of the Year.
Maryland enters the 2000 season on a 28-game winning streak, dating back to March 28, 1998. The Terps were ranked first the entire 1999 season by the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association).
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