April 18, 2000
College Park, Md.- - Maryland's Alex Kahoe (Villanova, Pa.) has been named the ACC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week after amassing 36 saves in a three-win week for the top-ranked Terps. The senior goalkeeper highlighted the week with her season-high 18 saves in Maryland's 16-6 win over No. 5 Georgetown on April 13. She also tallied 11 saves against No. 20 Johns Hopkins, carrying a shutout through the first 45 minutes of Maryland's 16-3 win on April 15. The Blue Jays' three goals were the fewest allowed by the Terps so far this season.
Kahoe was a 1999 first-team Brine/IWLCA All-American, as well a member of the All-ACC squad, the ACC All-Tournament team and the NCAA All-Tournament team. This week, Kahoe ranks 12th nationally with a 7.72 goals against average. A four-year starter for the Terps, she also has 128 saves this season for a .566 save percentage.
No. 1 Maryland holds a 12-1 record heading into tomorrow's game against No. 19 William & Mary. The Terps play host to the ACC Tournament this weekend, and enter the conference championships as the No. 2 seed. Maryland will meet No. 3 seed Virginia on Saturday, April 22, at 3 p.m. No. 1 seed North Carolina and No. 4 seed Duke will start the action on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the first semifinal. The winners of each semifinal will meet on Sunday, April 23, at 1 p.m. in the ACC title game. All games will be played at Ludwig Field.