On Shank: A strong defender who got significant playing time in fall ball … has improved tremendously since arriving as a freshman according to coaches … will have an opportunity to see more action this season.
2000 (Freshman): Played in eight games … scored two goals on just three shots … both goals came on the road as she scored against Towson (3/7) and Johns Hopkins (4/15) … also picked up three ground balls.
Prep: Graduated from Severna Park High School in Severna Park, Md. … a four-time honorable mention All-American in lacrosse, she also earned all-county recognition four times, and was a captain her senior year … was a three-time All-Met (Baltimore Sun and Washington Post) player … in field hockey, she was selected to the all-state team her senior year after Severna Park’s third straight championship … earned seven varsity letters in her prep career.
Personal: Julie Elizabeth Shank was born on February 12, 1981 … is the daughter of Mary and Samuel Shank, Jr. … sister of Becky, who played defense for the Terps last season … a member of the National Honor Society … majoring in business and psychology.
Year GP G A Pts. 2000 8 2 0 2