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Terps Host Tribe Before Traveling to ACC Championship
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 06/21/1999

April 19, 1999

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The defending national champion Maryland womens lacrosse team returns home on Wednesday, hosting William & Mary at 4 p.m. Following Wednesdays game, the Terps travel to Chapel Hill, N.C., for the 1999 ACC Championships where they enter as the tournaments No. 1 seed. The Terps meet the fourth-seeded host Tar Heels on Sat., April 24, at 1 p.m. at Francis E. Henry Stadium. The championship game is scheduled for Sun., April 25, at 1 p.m.

Game Facts and Coverage

William & Mary at Maryland
Wednesday, April 21, 1999
4:00 p.m. - Ludwig Field

Maryland at North Carolina
1999 ACC Tournament Semifinals
Saturday, April 24, 1999
1:00 p.m. - Francis E. Henry Stadium

ACC Championship Game
Sunday, April 25, 1999
1:00 p.m. - Francis E. Henry Stadium

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RECORDS AND RANKINGS
Maryland enters Wednesdays game against William & Mary carrying a 13-0 record, and winners of its last 20 games, following its 21-9 win against Georgetown last Wednesday. Seven of Marylands 13 wins have been against teams ranked in the top 10 of the IWLCA poll. Maryland has been ranked No. 1 all six weeks in the regular-season IWLCA poll. William & Mary enters Wednesdays game with the Terps sporting a 6-8 record. The Tribe recently defeated Richmond (14-6) in the CAA quarterfinals, but lost to Loyola (12-10) in the semifinals. The Tribe is ranked No. 14 in the most recent poll.

ADAMS NEARING SINGLE-SEASON RECORD IN GOALS, ASSISTS AND POINTS
Maryland sophomore attack Jen Adams (Brighton, Australia) is nearing the mark in the Maryland single-season record book for goals and points. She is currently tied for 10th in assists with 28. To date, Adams is six goals shy of cracking the top 10 in goals with 43. Her 71 points is four points shy of tying former Terp great Cathy Nelson for 10th place.

Goals                       No.  Year
9.        Sascha Newmarch   49   1997
          Kay Ruffino       49   1985
Assists
10.       Jen Adams         28   1999   
          Kelly Amonte      28   1993
          Anysia Fedec      28   1985
          Kay Ruffino       28   1985
Points
10.       Cathy Nelson      75   1997   
HEAD COACH CINDY TIMCHAL
Marylands Cindy Timchal (West Chester 76) is in her ninth season at the helm of the Terrapin womens lacrosse program, and her 18th year overall. The Pennsylvania native has guided Maryland to five national championship titles, the inaugural ACC title in 1997, and eight consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. She has posted a 140-11 record at Maryland, and a 216-51 (.809) overall record. Timchal guided the Maryland womens lacrosse program to its pinnacle in 1997 -- its first-ever back-to-back-to-back national championship -- and followed it up with a return trip to the Final Four in 1998, and the schools record fourth consecutive national championship.

COMITO GARNERS ACC PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS
Sophomore attack Allison Comito (Glen Head, N.Y.) has been selected as the ACC Player of the Week following her performance in the Terps 21-9 win against No. 8 Georgetown last Wednesday. The New York native tallied a career-high six goals, on six shots, and added three assists versus the Hoyas.

PROBABLE STARTERS FOR MARYLAND...

Pos.    No.  Name 
D       #3   Kerri Mulligan (Has started in 13 games,12 GB, 5 CT)
A       #7   Jen Adams (Has started in 13 games, leading scorer with 71
                       points, team-high 43 goals and 28 assists, 48 GB)
A       #9   Allison Comito (Has started in 13 games, has totaled 48
            points, 29 goals, 19 assists, 34 GB, 8 CT, 8 DC)
A      #11   Tori Wellington (Has started in 13 games, 7 goals,
                              25 GB, 11 CT)
A      #16   Meghan McNamara (Has started in 13 games, 9 goals, 2
                               assists, 14 GB, 12 DC)
A      #20   Quinn Carney (Has started in 13 games, 47  points, 34 goals,
                           13 assists, 38 DC, 24 GB)
M      #10   Kristin Sommar (Has started in 12 games, 42 points, 28
                             goals, 14 assists, 21 CT, 20 DC, 19 GB)
M      #12   Courtney Martinez (Has started in 13 games, 1 goal, 2
                                assists, 21 GB)
M      #18   Tonia Porras (Has started in 13 games, 1 goal, 3 assists, 16
                           GB, 18 DC)
M      #21   Christie Jenkins (Has started in 13 games, second-leading
                               scorer with 54 points, 32 goals, 22
                               assists, 29 GB, 28 CT)
M      #23   Meredith Egan (Has started in 13 games, 5 goals, 2 assists,
                             24 GB, 9 CT, 15 DC)
GK      #33   Alex Kahoe (Has started in 13 games, 760 minutes played,
                           119 saves, 73 goals allowed, 5.76 GAA)

MARYLANDS LAST GAME:
APRIL 14, 1999 - MARYLAND 21, GEORGETOWN 9
Sophomore attack Allison Comito netted a career-high six goals and added three assists to lead the top-ranked Terps to a 21-9 victory against eighth-ranked Georgetown on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. It marked the third consecutive game that the Terps netted 21 goals.

The Terps scored early as sophomore Quinn Carney (Flemington, N.J.) accepted a quick pass from Comito at the 1:16 mark. Comito would connect next, scoring just one of her five first-half goals to put the Terps ahead 2-0. Georgetown would cut the lead to 2-1 at the four-minute mark.

Maryland would then hold the Hoya attack silent for 10 minutes and would score three consecutive goals. The Hoyas would cut the lead to 8-6 just before the half and the Terps answered, scoring four goals to close out the half, including two by sophomore Jen Adams.

In the second half, the Terps outscored the Hoyas 9-3 en route to the 21-9 win. Adams would net two more goals while junior Christie Jenkins (Media, Pa.) also punched in two.

Marylands Alex Kahoe (Villanova, Pa.) registered 14 saves while allowing the nine goals.

Box Score
Maryland (13-0)   12   9    -21
Georgetown (7-5)   6   3    - 9
Scoring
Maryland: Allison Comito 6-3-9, Jen Adams 5-2-7, Christie Jenkins 2-3-5, Kristin Sommar 2-2-4, Quinn Carney 3-1-4, Courtney Hobbs 2-0-2, Courtney Martinez 0-1-1, Meghan McNamara 1-0-1, Tonia Porras 0-1-1. GU: Sheehan Stanwick 4-0-4, Erin Elbe 2-0-2, Kristin Raneri 1-0-1, Reagan Raneri 1-0-1, Jordan Keating 1-0-1.

Goalies
Maryland: Alex Kahoe (14 saves, 9 GA, 60 min.)
GU: Bowen Holden (6 saves, 21 GA, 60 min.)

Stats

Category        Md   Gtown
Shots           32     33
Turnovers       12     16
Draw Controls   16     13
Fouls           21     20
Ground Balls    25     29
Att:   219
THE LAST MARYLAND-GEORGETOWN GAME:
APRIL 1998 - MARYLAND 16 , WILLIAM & MARY 7
Senior Sascha Newmarch scored four goals and added one assist as the third-ranked Terrapins handed the Tribe a 16-7 defeat.

TIMCHAL VS. WILLIAM & MARY
Marylands Cindy Timchal has a lifetime record of 8-0 against William & Mary while coaching at Maryland.

TERPS VS. THE TRIBE
Maryland owns a 16-6 record against the Tribe, dating back to 1974.

TERPS ON TAP TO BREAK ALL-TIME GOAL RECORD
Marylands 210 goals scored through 13 games is its highest in school history at this point in the season. The previous high through 13 games was 200 in 1993. Maryland is currently averaging 16.15 goals per game which also is a record at this point in the season. The single-season record is 14.40 which was set in 1996.

LUCKY NUMBER 21
Maryland has scored 21 goals in its last three consecutive games marking the first time in school history that the Terps have scored 20+ goals in three consecutive outings.

ON A STREAK OF HER OWN
Maryland junior midfielder Christie Jenkins is riding a 25-game scoring streak. The Pennsylvania native and U.S. National Team member has scored at least one point in all 13 games this season and was last held scoreless on March 31, 1998, against Temple. She recorded a career-high and team-high seven goals against Harvard on April 11.

JENKINS AND ADAMS NEARING CAREER MARKS
Junior Christie Jenkins and sophomore Jen Adams are nearing a mark in the Maryland all-time career assist record book. Adams is just five assists shy of cracking the top 10 as she has totaled 45 career assists, while Jenkins is 10 assists shy after posting a career-total of 42 during her three years.

Career Assists

     Name               Assists    Years
 1.  Kelly Amonte         132     1993-96
 2.  Judy Dougherty       106     1978-81
 3.  Anysia Fedec          83     1984-87
 4.  Cathy Nelson          77     1995-98
 5.  Karen MacCrate        76     1993-96
 6.  Sascha Newmarch       74     1995-98
 7.  Sarah Forbes          63     1994-97
 8.  Michele Uhlfelder     55     1988-91
 9.  Kay Ruffino           52     1982-85
     Sue Brown             52     1978-80
11.  Jen Adams             45     1998-
12.  Christie Jenkins      42     1997-
ADAMS NEARING INDIVIDUAL RECORD MARKS
Sophomore Jen Adams is chasing former Terrapin standout Kelly Amonte for the individual single-season goals record. Amonte scored a school-record 62 goals in 1996. Adams currently has charted 43 goals through 13 games, and there are at least five games remaining, including an NCAA quarterfinal berth.

TERPS BY THE NUMBERS

5
Maryland junior Kristin Sommar scored a career-high five goals against Towson.

6
Maryland sophomore attack Jen Adams scored a career-high six goals against Towson.

6
Maryland sophomore attack Allison Comito scored a career-high six goals against Georgetown.

7
Maryland junior midifelder Christie Jenkins scored a career-high seven goals against Harvard.

9
Maryland extended its winning streak against Virginia to nine consecutive games with its 13-3 defeat on March 16.

16.15
Maryland is averaging 16.15 goals per game.

17
Maryland junior goalkeeper Alex Kahoe posted a season-high 17 saves in Marylands 12-8 win against Penn State.

20
Maryland sophomore Quinn Carney has scored at least one point in the Terps last 20 games, including all 13 this season.

21
The Terps have scored 21 goals in their last three consecutive games, marking the first time a Terp team has scored 20+ goals in three straight outings.

25
Maryland junior Christie Jenkins has scored at least one point in the Terps last 25 games, including all 13 this season.

26
Maryland sophomore Jen Adams has scored at least one point in Marylands last 26 games, including all 13 this season.

210
The number of goals scored through 13 games this season--the most ever at this point in a season.

341
Maryland is the countrys all-time winningest program. The Terps own a 341-80-3 record.

COME AGAIN COMITO
Maryland sophomore attack Allison Comito (Glen Head, N.Y.) has gone from a top reserve on last years Terp squad to a starter on this years team. Playing behind departed seniors Sascha Newmarch and Cathy Nelson last season, Comito has started in all 13 games this season and ranks third in scoring with 48 points. She has scored at least one point in every game this season except against Duke. Last season, the New York native scored 11 goals and added eight assists to finish as the Terps ninth-leading scorer. In the Terps 12-11 win against JMU on April 3, she scored at the 63:53 mark in overtime to give the Terps a two-goal lead early in the second overtime period. She most recently scored a career-high six goals against Georgetown on April 14, and did not miss a shot on goal in that game.

ALL-AMERICA ADAMS
Maryland sophomore attack Jen Adams has posted All-American numbers in the Terps 13 games this season. Adams charted a career-high six goals against Towson. She leads the Terps in scoring with 71 points, and has totaled a team-high 43 goals and 28 assists. Here is a game-by-game review of the Australian natives numbers:

Opponent              Goals  Assists
No. 9 Penn State        4       1
No. 7 Duke              2       3
No. 2 North Carolina    3       0
No. 17 Syracuse         5       3
No. 3 Virginia          3       1
No. 8 Dartmouth         3       1
No. 20 Brown            5       2
No. 12 Old Dominion     0       3
Temple                  5       5*
No. 5 James Madison     1       2
Towson                  6*      3
Harvard                 1       2
No. 8 Georgetown        5       2

*Career-high

KAHOE IN 1999
Maryland junior goalkeeper Alex Kahoe, the Terps all-time saves leader, has totaled 119 saves while allowing 73 goals in 760 minutes played, including a season-low three goals against third-ranked Virginia and Towson. She has posted a 5.76 goals allowed average. Here is a game-by-game breakdown of Kahoes performances:

      Opponent        Saves
No. 9 Penn State        17*
No. 7 Duke              16
No. 2 North Carolina    14
No. 17 Syracuse         10
No. 3 Virginia           8
No. 8 Dartmouth          5
No. 20 Brown             7
No. 12 Old Dominion      4
Temple                   5
No. 5 James Madison     10
Towson                   3
Harvard                  6
No. 8 Georgetown        14

*Indicates season-high

SOMMAR SCORES
Junior midfielder Kristin Sommar (North Wales, Pa.) has already totaled 29 goals in the 12 games she has played in, surpassing her then-season-high 14 goals she scored in 1998. She has tied her season-high assist total with 14, which was also set in 1998. Sommar scored a career-high five goals against Towson on April 7.

LITTLE MEG
Sophomore attack Meghan McNamara (East Northport, N.Y.), who has started in all 13 games, has surpassed her single-season high of five goals which she scored last season, and now has a single-season high nine. McNamara has also surpassed her single-season high in games played (11). The New York native tied her career-high two goals that she had set against James Madison at Harvard on April 11. She is the seventh-leading scorer on this years team with 11 points.

DID YOU KNOW...
Maryland sophomore Jen Adams has scored at least one point in all 13 of Marylands games, extending her consecutive-game scoring streak to 26 games. Her streak began on March 31, 1998, when she scored two goals and added an assist against Temple. The last time she was held scoreless was on March 30, 1998, in the Terps 16-4 win against Vanderbilt.

DID YOU KNOW, PART II
Maryland sophomore Quinn Carney has scored at least one point in all 13 of Marylands games this season, and has extended her consecutive-game scoring streak to 20 games. Her streak began on April 23, 1998, when she totaled one assist in the Terps 16-7 win at William & Mary. The last time Carney was held scoreless was April 11, 1998, against North Carolina in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament.

OFF TO A HOT START
Sophomore midfielder Meredith Egan (Maplewood, N.J.) has started in all 34 games of her young Terrapin career, including all 13 games this season.

THE TORI STORY
Sophomore attack Tori Wellington (Chestnut Hill, Mass.), like fellow teammate Allison Comito, has gone from a key reserve player on last years team to one of the Terps 12 starters on this years team. The 6-1 Wellington has already matched her career-high seven goals she totaled last season. She matched her career-high three goal performance that she set against Towson last season, posting three goals against Syracuse on March 13.

MINUTES ON MILLON
Junior Tracie Millon (Huntington, N.Y.) has played in 11 games this season, surpassing her old season-high total of eight in 1998. She has also totaled a career-high three goals and two assists.



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