On Hobbs: Had a breakout season a year ago, coming up huge in the NCAA championship game … coaches anticipate a big junior season … an outstanding offensive player with good speed … another Terrapin midfielder with strong attack skills … one of three Terps from Australia. Preseason honors: An honorable mention All-American selection by College Lacrosse USA and Inside Lacrosse.
2000 (Sophomore): Started in all 22 games … tallied 38 points, sixth-most on the team and tops among underclassmen … scored 32 goals and closed the season with a flurry … best game of her young career came in the NCAA finals versus Princeton (5/21) when she scored a career-high four goals … her first two goals in that game were huge as she netted the first goal of the game and later tied the score at four after the Terps had trailed, 4-3, at the half … had 11 multiple-goal games … shooting percentage was .508 … picked up 25 ground balls and caused seven turnovers.
1999 (Freshman): Saw action in 19 of the Terps’ 21 games … netted 15 goals, leading all freshmen … had a .484 shooting percentage … she took 31 shots and had 13 ground balls … had three goals at Old Dominion (3/27) in the Terrapins’ 16-9 win … had three multiple-goal games during the 1999 season, her three-goal effort against Old Dominion, as well as two goals each in the Syracuse (3/13) and Georgetown (4/14) games.
Prep: A product of Wilderness High School in Adelaide, South Australia … a three-sport athlete, playing lacrosse, tennis and netball … captained the U-16 state team … captain of the U-19 Australian tour in 1998 … helped guide lacrosse team to the premiers in 1995-98.
Personal: Courtney Hobbs was born February 2, 1981, in Adelaide, Australia … is the daughter of Pam and Graham Hobbs … a letters and sciences major.
Year GP G A Pts. 1999 19 15 0 15 2000 22 32 6 38 Career 41 47 6 53
Goals: 4 vs. Princeton (NCAA finals), 5-21-00
Assists: 2 vs. Old Dominion, 3-25-00; vs. Brown 4-11-00