Maryland Heads For Showdown At James Madison

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March 31, 2000

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team (8-1) hits the road for its first away contest in two weeks, when it travels to No. 4 James Madison (7-1) on Saturday, April 1 at 1 p.m. Both teams have a lot in common entering the game, most notably both Maryland and James Madison have only one loss each this season with each losing by just one goal. The Terps' only loss came to North Carolina on March 5 by a 14-13 decision in triple overtime. James Madison lost its first game of the season last week by a 14-13 margin to Delaware, and is coming off a 17-6 win over 12th-ranked George Mason.

The Terps' Game at No. 4 James Madison
Maryland leads the James Madison series 27-1, with the Terps' only loss coming on April 12, 1976. The Dukes took that match-up 11-4. Maryland won the series opener in 1975 by a 3-2 margin. In 1999, Maryland squeaked out a 12-11overtime win at Ludwig Field to stay undefeated. Christie Jenkins (Media, Pa.) led the Terps with three goals. Quinn Carney (Flemington, N.J.) and Meg McNamara (East Northport, N.Y.) each had two for the Terps. Maryland has a 25 game win streak against the Dukes.

The Dukes are 5-1 after a close 14-13 loss at then-No. 12 Delaware. James Madison started the season with a 13-5 defeat of North Carolina and followed with wins against Penn State (18-11), Temple (20-5), Loyola (12-6) and Old Dominion (12-7). Senior Jess Marion is leading the Dukes with 34 goals and four assists. Attack Julie Martinez has 18 goals and three assists as the Dukes' second-leading scorer.

Maryland's Probable Starting Line-up vs. No. 4 James Madison

2Courtney HobbsMSo.9/9
3Kerri MulliganDR-Jr.9/9
7Jen AdamsAJr.9/9
9Allison ComitoAJr.9/9
10Kristin SommarMSr.9/9
11Tori WellingtonDJr.9/9
25Meg CarringtonDJr.8/5
16Meg McNamaraAJr.8/6
18Tonia PorrasDSr.9/9
20Quinn CarneyMJr.9/9
21Christie JenkinsMSr.
33Alex KahoeGSr.9/9

Key Reserves

5Sonia JuddMFr.9/0
6Tara ForanDJr.9/0
8Bridget FrandMFr.7/0
12Courtney MartinezMJr.6/4
34Katie RobinsonASo.6/0

Adams Ties Single-Game Maryland Records for Points and Assists
Maryland junior attack Jen Adams (Marino, Australia) netted five goals and added six assists for an 11-point outing against Harvard on March 30. Her 11-point game tied the single-game Maryland record that is also held by Maryland's Kelly Amonte (vs. Penn State, 1991), Judy Dougherty (vs. Salisbury St., 1979) and Kay Ruffino (vs. Towson, 1984). The single-game assists record (6) is also held by Terp assistant coach Sarah Forbes (vs. Brown, 1997), Kelly Amonte (vs. Penn State, 1994), Karen MacCrate (vs. Rutgers, 1993), and Judy Dougherty (vs. Rutgers, 1979). Adams broke the single-season goals mark last year when she netted 71 in the Terps 1999 national championship campaign. This season, she already has 36 after nine games.

The Terps' Non-Conference Streak
Top-ranked Maryland puts its 39-game non-conference win streak on the line when it travels to James Madison Saturday. The last time Maryland lost non-conference game was on April 22, 1997 vs. Loyola. That game was a one-goal decision, ending with a 7-6 win for the Greyhounds.

The Big Three On Offense Turn Into Four...
Maryland's Jen Adams leads the nation in scoring and goals with 60 points on 36 goals and 24 assists. The Australia native is coming off an 11-point, school record tying outing against Harvard on Thursday. Adams had a five-point effort on one goal and four assists against Dartmouth (3/21) and an eight-point day against Old Dominion (3/25) for a 13-point two-game outing last week. Adams started the season with three goals each against Duke (3/3) and North Carolina (3/5), and followed-up with an 18-point stretch the week of March 7-12, including a six-goal game against Syracuse (3/12). Adams also had an eight-point game against ACC rival Virginia (3/14).

Junior Allison Comito (Glen Head, N.Y.) continued her scoring ways on Thursday when she was one of four Terps to net three against the Crimson. Last week, she found the goal three times against Dartmouth (3/21) and netted four goals against ODU (3/25). Her totals now stand at 29 goals and 13 assists. Comito is averaging 3.22 gpg.

Junior Quinn Carney rounds out the Terps' 1-2-3 punch, with an emphasis on the assists. Carney had two points against Harvard Thursday, which followed-up a nine-point week which included a five-goal explosion vs. Dartmouth (3/21). Carney has 17 assists for the season, an average of 1.89 a game, and has a 3.67 ppg average.

Christie Jenkins has asserted herself once again this season as an important part of the Terps' offense. The senior tri-captain has gone from a 1.34 ppg average in the first three games to a 4.34 ppg average in the past six games, including a six-point game against Harvard Thursday and two five-point efforts against Virginia (3/14) and Old Dominion (3/25). A 1999 first-team All-American, she is Maryland's fourth-leading scorer this season rounding out the top four on an offense that averages 17.9 goals per game.

The Terps' Offensive Numbers
The 2000 Maryland offense is averaging an impressive 17.9 gpg through nine games. In 1999, the Terps led the nation with a 15.8 average. That's a 2.1 goals per game improvement this year.

Jen Adams Scoring Streaks
Maryland junior Jen Adams has scored at least one point in her last 40 games. Adams, who has 221 points for her career, began her streak 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. The Terps' scoring leader again this year, she has scored no less then four points in any one game this year, and is averaging 6.67 ppg.

Adams also has at least one goal in each of the past 20 games.

The Jenkins' Scoring Streak
Maryland tri-captain Christie Jenkins is riding a 42-game scoring streak into the Terps' game with James Madison. The last time the midfielder was held scoreless was on March 31, 1998, against Temple. She has 191 career points, and has moved into eighth on Maryland's career points list.

The Carney Streak Rounds It Out
Terrapin junior Quinn Carney has extended her scoring streak to 37 games after Thursday's 21-8 win over Harvard. 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 UNC in the 1998 ACC semifinals.

All-American Alex
Terrapin goalie Alex Kahoe (Villanova, Pa.) is shining again as the Terps' final stand on defense. The 1999 All-American has an outstanding 6.87 gaa, and a 60.0 save percentage thru nine games.

Maryland in the Polls
This week is the Terps' fourth straight week at the top of the IWLCA poll this year. Maryland has been the No.1 team in the nation for 14 consecutive polls, dating back to the final rankings of 1998 when the Terps' captured their fourth-straight NCAA championship.

The Terps Vs. Ranked Teams
No. 1 Maryland plays one of the toughest schedules in Division I women's lacrosse, and has already faced seven ranked opponents this year for a 6-1 record against foes ranked in the IWLCA poll. The Terps are 2-1 against opponents ranked in the Top 5 heading into their Saturday clash with No. 4 James Madison, with wins over then-No. 2 Duke on March 3 (14-10), and then-No. 4 Virginia on March 14 (17-8). Maryland's only loss to a Top 5 opponent, or any opponent for that matter, was its 14-13 triple overtime loss to then-No. 5 North Carolina. The Terps' are 6-1 against ranked opponents, and hold a 4-1 advantage over Top 10 foes, outscoring those opponents by an average of 6.8 goals per game.

Terps Own No. 1 Scoring Offense
Maryland, the No. 1 team in the nation again according to this week's IWLCA poll, owns the nation's most proficient scoring offensive at 17.5 goals per game entering the week. Ohio State is second, finishing last week averaging 15.75 goals per game.

Defense 2.5 Goals Behind Best
The Terps' defense was allowing 7.63 goals per game coming into this week's action, putting the Terps 13th nationally. Ohio State leads the country, giving up 5.13 goals per game. The only other ACC team ahead of Maryland in scoring defense is Virginia, allowing 7.38 goals per game.

Terps 2nd in Margin of Victory
Maryland, which owns the nation's top scoring offense and the 13th-best scoring defense, is the second-best team nationally in scoring margin entering this week. The Terps' have a +9.88 goals per game average. Ohio State leads the nation with a +10.63.

Adams Tops in NCAA Stats
Maryland junior attack Jen Adams entered this week at the top of the NCAA rankings in points per game, averaging 6.13 entering the week. She was also third in goals per game (3.88) and fourth in assists per game (2.25). Adams entered the week as the only player in the country who was ranked in the top five in all three categories.

Adams on the Career Charts
After setting the single-season record for goals at Maryland in 1999 with 71, junior Jen Adams finally moved onto the Terps' all-time goals list after scoring five against Harvard. Adams has 134 career goals, and is ninth on Maryland's career chart, one goal ahead of Christie Jenkins, who is on the career charts at No. 10 with 133. Adams is third on Maryland's all-time assists list with 87. Adams career point total is now an unbelievable 221 points. With her record-tying 11-points against Harvard, she passed Terp assistant coach Cathy Nelson (1995-98), who has 217 career points to take possession of the No. 5 spot in Maryland history. Only two points separate her from Sascha Newmarch (1995-98), who has a career total of 223.

Jenkins Career Numbers
Christie Jenkins held steady at No. 10 on the career-goals list at Maryland with 133. Jenkins is up to 58 career assists, passing Quinn Carney and landing Jenkins at No. 9, just one ahead of Carney. Jenkins' career total of 191 points is also good enough for eighth on Maryland's career goals list.

Carney Movin' On Up
With her three-assist effort against Harvard, teammate Christie Jenkins was able to slip past Quinn Carney into ninth on Maryland's career assists chart. Carney holds steady at No. 10 after one totaling one assist against the Crimson for 57 for her career and is only one assist behind Jenkins. Kristin Sommar is also hot on the pair's heels with 53.

A Look At the ACC
Despite the Terps' having no ACC regular season games remaining, the conference action is heating up with the other three teams. On March 25, then-No. 7 North Carolina upset then-No. 3 Virginia 12-5 in Charlottesville. Wednesday night, Duke downed the league-leading Tar Heels 8-7, to end Carolina's regular season ACC schedule at 2-1.

North Carolina still leads the conference race with a 2-1 record (6-3 overall). The Terps' are the ACC's second-place team at 2-1 (7-1 overall), because of their head-to-head triple overtime loss at North Carolina. Duke is third at 1-1 and still has to face Virginia in the ACC regular season, while the Cavaliers are still looking for their first conference win.

The Blue Devils' are 1-1 (6-2 overall), with their sole conference loss coming 14-10 to Maryland in the Terps' season opener. Virginia is 0-2 in the conference (6-2 overall), with losses to Maryland (17-8) and North Carolina (12-5). North Carolina has wins over Maryland (14-13, 3OT) and Virginia (12-5).

Terps To Host ACC Tournament
The University of Maryland will be the proud host of this year's ACC Championships on April 22 and 23 at Ludwig Field. The year 2000 will mark the first time in the tournament's four-year history that Maryland will be the host school. The Terrapins have won the tournament twice, in 1997 and 1999. Virginia took the 1998 championship home. Maryland is a combined 4-1 in ACC tournament action. Semifinal games will be held on April 22 at 1 and 3 p.m., with the championship game being held at 1 p.m. on April 23.

Maryland in the ACC Tournament
The two-time ACC tournament champions, Maryland is looking for its third conference crown- this time at Ludwig Field, when the ACC tournament comes to College Park on April 22-23.

Maryland took home the first-ever ACC tournament championship in 1997 with an 11-10 win over Virginia, and also won it in 1999 by defeating the Cavaliers 13-5. Maryland has made the finals ever year but 1998, when they dropped a 12-10 decision to North Carolina.

1997 ACC Tournament at Virginia
ACC Champions

4/19vs. DukeW, 14-4
4/20vs. VirginiaW, 11-10

1998 ACC Tournament at Virginia

4/18vs. North CarolinaL, 10-12

1999 ACC Tournament at North Carolina
ACC Champions

4/24vs. North CarolinaW, 19-17 ot
4/25vs. VirginiaW, 13-5

Johns Hopkins Game on WMAR
Maryland's women's lacrosse game on Apr. 15 against Johns Hopkins will be broadcast on WMAR Channel 2 Baltimore. The game will be part of a doubleheader that starts at 5:30 p.m., with the Maryland men's game to follow at 8 p.m.

WMUC To Broadcast Games
88.1 FM WMUC, the University of Maryland student radio station, will broadcast several Terrapin women's lacrosse games this season on 88.1 FM as well as on the world wide web at Terrapin men's basketball captain Matt Hahn will provide the play-by-play , with Jason Mandel on color. The broadcast started with the Penn State game and will tentatively continue throughout the postseason.

WMUC Broadcast Schedule

Apr. 1Brown3:45
Apr. 13Georgetown3:45

Terp Career Firsts
Several Terps played in their first collegiate contest ever against Towson on March 7, with Julie Shank (Arnold, Md.) coming up with her first collegiate goal. Key reserve Sonia Judd (Darlington, South Australia) also scored the first goal of her career at the 1:53 mark of the first half.

Kristin Crawford (Arnold, Md.) continued the career firsts against Penn State on March 9, netting her first career goal, with Bridget Frand? (Ellicott City, Md.) coming up with her first Terrapin goal as well. Loyola transfer Katie Robinson (Davidsonville, Md.) and Judd also tallied their first assists ever in a Maryland uniform.

The Old Dominion game on March 25 marked the first career minutes for Niav Hughes (Rutherford, N.J.), as well as sophomore Annie Morris' (Waltham, Vt.) first goal of the season. Robinson scored at the 14:40 mark for her first goal as a Terp.

Goalies Alexis Venechanos (Yorktown, N.Y.) and Virginia Solomon (McLean, Va.) have both replaced Maryland starter Alex Kahoe in limited time this season. Venechanos saw her first career action against Towson on Mar. 7, while Solomon saw her first collegiate minutes against Penn State on Mar. 9.

Adams ACC Player of the Week
Maryland's Jen Adams was named the ACC women's lacrosse Player of the Week for the second week in a row after a nine-point outing against ACC rival Virginia on March 14. Adams netted four goals and added five assists in Maryland's 17-8 win over the Cavs.

Adams also received the conference honor for the week of March 6-12 for her 18-point effort in a three-win week for the Terps. The junior attacker scored 15 goals and added three assists in wins over unranked Towson (17-4), then- No. 10 Penn State (19-4), and then-No. 16 Syracuse (24-11). Adams leads the nation in scoring with 41 points (26 goals, 15 assists) six games into the season.

Timchal Reaches 150 at Maryland
With the Terps' 17-4 win over Towson on March 7, Maryland head coach Cindy Timchal achieved her 150th win at the University of Maryland. Win No. 1 with the Terps came 10 years ago in a 15-4 defeat of the Richmond Spiders on March 8, 1991. The win was Timchal's coaching debut with Maryland after taking over for Sue Tyler, who had served a cumulative 16 seasons at the helm for the Terps.

Terps Reach Program Win 350
When No. 1 Maryland took down No. 2 Duke on March 3, the win was Maryland's 350th in the program's 26-year history. Overall, Maryland carries a 355-81-3 record into the Old Dominion game on Saturday.


North Carolina21.66763.667

Upcoming ACC Action:

Mar. 28: Maryland vs. Temple, ppd.
Mar. 29: Duke 8, North Carolina 7
Mar. 30: Maryland 21,. Harvard 8
Mar. 31: Virginia at Princeton, 7 p.m.
Apr. 1:  Maryland at James Madison, 1 p.m.
         Duke at William & Mary, 12 p.m.
         Virginia at Temple, 1 p.m.
Apr. 2:  North Carolina vs. Virginia Tech, 1 p.m.

Last Week's ACC Action:

Mar. 21: Maryland 15, Dartmouth 8
Mar. 22: Duke 13, Vanderbilt 7
         Virginia 15, William & Mary 3
Mar. 25: Maryland 21, Brown 4
         Duke 13, Georgetown 9
         N. Carolina 12, Virginia 5

2000 IWLCA Poll (3/27/00)

1.MARYLAND7-1160 (8)1
4.James Madison5-11382
5.North Carolina6-21217
11.Boston Univ.5-18610
12.George Mason4-26711
16.Penn State3-44313
19.Old Dominion3-51319
20.William & Mary1-5620

Receiving Votes: Virginia Tech (2-3)

Maryland's Career Charts

Maryland's Career Goals List

1.Kelly Amonte (1993-96)187
2.Betsy Elder (1991-94)158
3.Anysia Fedec (1984-87)157
4.Laura Harmon (1992-95)150
5.Sascha Newmarch (1995-98)149
6.Judy Dougherty (1978-1981)143
7.Cathy Nelson (1995-98)140
8.Karen Trudel (1982-85)135
9.Jen Adams (1998-Pres.)134
10.Christie Jenkins (1997-Pres.)133

Maryland's Career Assists List

1.Kelly Amonte (1993-96)132
2.Judy Dougherty (1978-80)106
3.Jen Adams (1998-Pres.)87
4.Anysia Fedec (1984-87)83
5.Cathy Nelson (1995-98)77
6.Karen MacCrate (1993-96)76
7.Sascha Newmarch (1995-98)74
8.Sarah Forbes (1994-97)63
9.Christie Jenkins (1997-Pres.)58
10.Quinn Carney (1998-Pres.)57

Maryland's Career Points List

1.Kelly Amonte (1993-96)319
2.Judy Dougherty (1978-1981)249
3.Anysia Fedec (1984-87)240
4.Sascha Newmarch (1995-98)223
5.Jen Adams (1998-Pres.)221
6.Cathy Nelson (1995-98)217
7.Betsy Elder (1991-94)199
8.Christie Jenkins (1997-Pres.)191
9.Karen Trudel (1982-85)185
10.Laura Harmon (1992-95)184

Terrapin did you know...

  • ... the last time Maryland tri-captain Christie Jenkins was held scoreless was 42-games ago? The opponent: Temple on March 31, 1998.

  • ... Jen Adams' 40-game scoring streak began on March 31, 1998, when she scored two goals and added an assist against Temple?

  • ...Maryland currently has a 38 game non-conference win streak going into the Temple game.

  • ...that Quinn Carney, Jen Adams, and Christie Jenkins all have current scoring streaks of 35 or more games? Carney has a 37-game streak, Adams is at 40, and Jenkins has the longest streak at 42 games with at least one point.


    Maryland's Jen Adams is the nations' leading goal scorer with 36 goals and 24 assists.

    + 2.1
    Goals per game improvement for Maryland's offense in 2000.

    The Terps led the nation last year, averaging 15.8 goals per game, and have raised the bar to 17.9 this season.

    Allison Comito is the Terps' No. 2 goal scorer with 29 in the Terp's first nine games.

    Number of 20+ goal games by the top-ranked Terps this season, Syracuse (24) on March 12, Old Dominion (21) on March 25, and Harvard (21) on March 31.

    Smallest margin of victory for the Terps this season, a 14-10 win over Duke on March 3 in the Terps' season opener.

    The Terps are outscoring their opponents by an average of 6.47 goals in the second half this season.

    The Terps' average margin of victory thru nine games is 10.1 goals.

    Junior Jen Adams scored 11 points against Harvard, tying the Maryland single-game record for points in a game (11) and assists in a game (6).

    16 different Terps have netted goals for Maryland this season.

    17 Terps have contributed at least one point to Maryland's offensive effort this season.

    Largest margin of victory for the Terps this season, a 21-4 win over Old Dominion on March 25.

    The Terps' goals per game average in 2000.

    Largest offensive effort by the Terps' this season, which came on March 12 at Syracuse.

    Total number of Terp goals this season.

    No. 1 Maryland has 254 points thru nine games (161 goals and 93 assists).



    at Duke325
    at North Carolina314
    at Towson516
    vs. Penn State404
    at Syracuse628
    vs. Virginia459
    vs. Dartmouth145
    vs. Old Dominion538
    vs. Harvard56 *11 *

    * Both marks tie the individual single-game records for assists and points at Maryland.


    at Duke314
    at North Carolina134
    at Towson213
    vs. Penn State303
    at Syracuse628
    vs. Virginia404
    vs. Dartmouth314
    vs. Old Dominion437
    vs. Harvard325


    at Duke314
    at North Carolina213
    at Towson314
    vs. Penn State123
    at Syracuse257
    vs. Virginia033
    vs. Dartmouth516
    vs. Old Dominion123
    vs. Harvard112

    Christie Jenkins

    at Duke101
    at North Carolina202
    at Towson101
    vs. Penn State505
    at Syracuse213
    vs. Virginia415
    vs. Dartmouth112
    vs. Old Dominion325
    vs. Harvard336

    Check this out...
    Maryland head coach Cindy Timchal is keeping a diary this season chronicling the Terps' improvements, points of emphasis, and overall team experiences as the Terps' challenge for their sixth straight championship. You can view the diary by going to and clicking the stick that says ?Locker Room.? Get the inside scoop on what's going on with the Terps from one of the best coaches in the business by checking coach Timchal's diary, which is updated weekly.

    2000 TEAM TRENDS

    Current Streak
    Seven wins.

    6- Jen Adams and Allison Comito at Syracuse(3/12/00)
    Team High (24) at Syracuse(3/12/00)
    Team Low (14) vs. Duke (3/3/00)
    and North Carolina (3/5/00)

    6- Jen Adams vs. Harvard (03/30/00)
    16 (Team) at Syracuse (3/12/00),
    vs. Old Dominion (3/25/00),
    and vs. Harvard (3/30/00).

    11 (Individual) Jen Adams vs. Virginia (3/13/00)
    38 (Team) at Syracuse(3/12/00)

    15 (Individual) Alex Kahoe at Syracuse(3/12/00)
    15 (Team) Alex Kahoe (15) and Alexis Venechanos (0) at Syracuse(3/12/00)

    Team Groundballs
    36 vs. Harvard (3/30/00)

    Team Draw Controls
    18 vs. Old Dominion (3/25/00)

    Team Trends

    Against Ranked Opponents7-1
    Against Top 5 Opponents2-1
    Against Top 10 Opponents4-1
    Against Unranked Opponents2-0
    Leading at the Half6-0
    Trailing at the Half2-0
    Tied at the Half0-1
    Overtime Games0-1
    Maryland Scores Less Then 10 Goals0-0
    Maryland Scores 10-14 Goals1-1
    Maryland Scores 15-19 or More Goals4-0
    Maryland Scores 20 or More Goals3-0
    Opponent Scores Less Then 5 Goals3-0
    Opponent Scores 5-10 Goals3-0
    Opponent Scores 11-14 Goals2-1
    Opponents Scores 15 or More Goals0-0
    Maryland Scores First5-0
    Opponent Scores First3-1
    Games Decided by One Goal0-1
    Games Decided by 2-4 Goals1-0
    Games Decided by 5-8 Goals1-0
    Games Decided by 9-11 Goals1-0
    Games Decided by 12 or More Goals5-0
    Outshooting Opponent8-1
    Opponent Has More Shots0-0
    Shots Are Even0-0


    Jen Adams is currently the nation's top scorer with 60 points.

    Jen Adams leads the nation in goals with 36.

    Jen Adams has been named the ACC Player of the Week two times so far this season.

    Assists per game average for Jen Adams through nine games.

    On Maryland's career assists list, Jen Adams is third with 87.

    Jen Adams' average goals per game in 2000.

    Jen Adams is currently No. 6 on Maryland's all-time points chart with 221.

    Season-high assists for Jen Adams (against Harvard on March 30). That also ties a Maryland single-game high for individual assists in a game.

    Season-high goals for Jen Adams (against Syracuse on March 12).

    Points per game average for Jen Adams through nine games.

    Career-high goals for Jen Adams, scored against North Carolina on April 29, 1999.

    8 of 9
    Jen Adams has scored three or more goals in eight of the Terps' nine contests this season, including six games with four or more goals.

    Season-high points for Jen Adams (against Harvard on March 30). That also ties the Maryland single-game high for individual points in a game.

    Jen Adams has at least one goal in each of the past 21 games for the Terps.

    Jen Adams has a string of 40 straight games with at least one point.


    Number of seniors who graduated from the Terrapins 1999 national championship team.

    The Terps are currently the top team in the IWLCA rankings.

    Goals needed by Jen Adams to get on the career goals list at a tie for No. 9 with Christie Jenkins and Mary Ann Oelgoetz at 130 points.

    Assists needed by Kristin Sommar to make the Maryland career assist chart at No. 10.

    Christie Jenkins has made the Maryland career list in every offensive category. She is tied for 9th on the career goals list with Mary Ann Oelgoetz at 130, tied for 10th on the career assists list with Michele Ulhfelder at 55, and is tied with Karen Trudel for 8th on the career points list with 185.

    2000 team captains: seniors Christie Jenkins, Alex Kahoe, and Kristin Sommar.

    The Terrapins enter the 2000 season as the five-time defending national champions.

    Jen Adams average points per game in 2000.

    The Terps are on a seven-game win streak.

    Number of national titles for the Maryland program.

    Cindy Timchal is in her 10th season as head coach for the Terrapins.

    Goals by Jen Adams, last year's Player of the Year, breaking Terp legend Kelly Amonte's previous record of 62 set in 1996.

    Head Coach Cindy Timchal's 17-4 win over Towson was her 150th at Maryland.

    Maryland Lacrosse by the Numbers

    The Terrapins are the No. 1 team in the nation for the fourth consecutive week this season in the IWLCA poll.

    Maryland has won two of the three ACC Tournaments (1997, and ?99).

    Number of coaches in Maryland history: Sue Tyler (1974, 1976-90), Margarite Arrighi (1975), Cindy Timchal (1991-Present).

    Academic All-Americans in Terp history.

    Number of consecutive titles for the Maryland women's lacrosse team. The string of five-straight is the longest current streak in Division I women's athletics.

    Number of national championships in Maryland history. Seven NCAA titles (1986, ?92, ?95, ?96, ?97, ?98, and ?99) and one AIAW title (1981).

    The Terps have made it to the NCAA title game nine of the past 10 years.

    National Players of the Year, including Terp legend Kelly Amonte, current Terp Jen Adams, Betsy Elder, Sarah Forbes, Mary Kondner, Kerstin Manning, Mary Ann Oelgoetz, Mandy Stevenson, Michele Uhlfelder.

    National team players in Maryland history, including current Terps Quinn Carney, Christie Jenkins, Alex Kahoe, Kristin Sommar, and Terp assistant coach Cathy Nelson.

    Appearances in the national tournament.

    Individuals who have achieved All-American status at least once with the Terps.

    Terp team record for consecutive wins (1995-97).

    March 3rd's win over No. 2 Duke was the program's 350th win. The Terps have just 81 losses in the program's history, and three ties.


    Maryland has only one ACC loss this season, a 14-13 triple overtime defeat at North Carolina.

    The Terrapins currently sit second in the conference standings, behind North Carolina who is also 2-1.

    Jen Adams has been named the ACC Player of the Week twice this season.

    The Terps have won two of the three ACC titles since the ACC Tournament began for women's lacrosse in 1997.

    The Terps' ACC record after completion of their regular season ACC schedule.

    Jen Adams leads the Terps' in goals per game against the ACC with 3.34 per game.

    Maryland's average margin of victory in the ACC is four goals.

    3 of 4
    ACC teams in this week's Top 5 slots in the IWLCA poll. Maryland is No. 1, Duke is No. 3, and North Carolina is No. 5.

    All four ACC teams are currently ranked in the Top 10 by the IWLCA. Maryland is No. 1, Duke is No. 3, North Carolina is No. 5, and Virginia is No. 8.

    Jen Adams is averaging 6.00 points per game against ACC competition.

    Largest ACC margin of victory for the Terps, a 17-8 win over Virginia on March 14, 2000.

    The Terps' defense allows 10.67 goals per game against ACC opponents.

    The Terps' are averaging 14.67 goals per game against the ACC.