May 25, 2000
College Park, Md. - Jen Adams (Marino, South Australia) has picked up her third accolade of the week by being named to the 2000 GTE Academic All-District spring women's at-large team. Adams also received first-team Brine/IWLCA All-American status as well as being named the Warrior/Inside Lacrosse Player of the Week. Adams scored 10 goals and seven assists during last weekend's national championship run, and set the Division I record for most points in an NCAA tournament game with her 10-point second half effort against Princeton in the championship game. Maryland won 16-8, claiming its sixth straight title. Adams was also named the NCAA Tournament MVP for the second year in a row.
Adams 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 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 May 21, 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.