Senior duo tabbed finalists for top award in college lacrosse
On Kasper: Two-time All-American ... dependable with the ball and under pressure ... fierce competitor ... makes plays all over the field.
2007 (Junior): IWLCA/US Lacrosse and Inside Lacrosse second team All-American and WomensLacrosse.com third team All-American ... All-ACC selection ... nominee for the Tewaaraton Trophy ... ranked second on the team with 22 assists and fourth with 48 points ... her 27 goals were sixth ... led the Terps with 31 caused turnovers while picking up 28 draw controls and 24 ground balls ... season-high three goals and five points while adding three caused turnovers in the NCAA first round against Yale (5/13) ... two goals and four ground balls against Princeton (5/2) and two goals against Virginia (4/27) in the ACC Tournament ... season-best eight draw controls against Ohio State (4/6) while adding two goals and two assists ... two goals and two assists at Georgetown (4/3) ... two goals and three assists against Johns Hopkins (3/21) ... forced a season-high five turnovers against Duke (3/3) and at Richmond (3/7) ... scored two goals in first three games against Boston College (2/24), Duke, and Richmond.
2006 (Sophomore): Named to the IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-America Second Team ... IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-South First Team ... All-ACC selection ... started all 20 games ... led the team with 27 assists, 62 draw controls, and 42 caused turnovers ... second on the squad with 44 goals and 71 points ... third with 44 ground balls ... scored a goal and caused a turnover in every game ... recorded a ground ball in every game but one ... was 15-for-22 on free-position shots ... one goal and two assists in the last two games of the season at Princeton (5/3) and at North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament (5/14) ... one goal against Duke in the ACC Tournament (4/28) ... three goals, two assists, and a season-high nine draw controls against Boston College in the ACC Tournament (4/27) ... six points on four goals and two assists in 13-11 win at Boston College (4/22) ... one goal and an assist at North Carolina (4/15) ... recorded two goals, four ground balls, three draw controls, and three caused turnovers at Johns Hopkins (4/9) ... netted a hat trick against Georgetown (4/5) ... had a career game against Virginia Tech, recording person bests with five goals, four assists, and nine points ... also secured seven draw controls against the Hokies ... two goals, three assists, and eight draw controls against Ohio State (3/26) ... added two goals against Penn State (3/24) ... two goals and an assist against Dartmouth (3/21) ... four goals and three assists against Old Dominion (3/18) ... two goals and three assists at Brown (3/11) ... one goal against Virginia (3/7) ...notched a hat trick against Richmond (3/4) ... two goals at Duke (2/25) ... one goal and two assists against George Mason (2/22) ... two goals and assisted on two others against Ohio (2/19) ... two goals in the season-opener against Northwestern (2/13).
2005 (Freshman): Strong freshman campaign with 29 goals and nine assists ... had five multiple-goal games ... two goals against Princeton in the NCAA Tournament (5/12) ... hat trick and three draw controls to help the Terps past Loyola (5/7) ... three points on a goal and two assists in overtime victory over Princeton (5/4) ... also forced two turnovers ... earned All-ACC Tournament honors after scoring three goals and an assist against Virginia (4/29) ... four goals in win over Syracuse (4/24) ... also controlled a team-high three draws and added two ground balls ... goal and assist in win over UNC (4/16) ... also caused two turnovers and had three ground balls ... pair of goals in win over Virginia Tech (4/2) ... also grabbed two ground balls ... three points on a goal and two assists in win over Ohio State (3/27) ... two goals off the bench, including one free-position, against Penn State (3/25) ... scored the game-winner in overtime against George Mason (3/16) ... also had an assist and three ground balls ... pair of scores against Denver (3/14) ... two points on a goal and an assist in win over Richmond (3/3) ... poured in four goals and one assist in come-from-behind win over Old Dominion (3/2) ... also forced five turnovers and had five ground balls ... scored first career goal against Duke (2/26).
Prep: Standout midfielder under coach Rose Pentz at Century High ... tabbed by Inside Lacrosse as the top incoming freshman in Division I ... scored 233 career goals and 129 career assists ... as a senior, scored 72 goals and added 41 assists and led her team to the state title ... member of the Tewaaraton high school team ... All-America and Academic All-America selection ... two-time Baltimore Sun and Carroll County Times Player of the Year ... led her Mid-Atlantic 1 team to the 2003 National Tournament Championship ... also led NBC Club team to National Draw Championship in 2003 ... as a junior, scored 81 goals and 44 assists to lead her to team to the state finals ... All-American and All-Met ... WTTR Carroll County Athlete of the Year (2002-03) ... team MVP ... earned first team All-County by the Baltimore Sun and Carroll County Times after scoring 48 goals and 27 assists at South Carroll High as a sophomore ... also a decorated basketball and soccer player ... helped soccer team to state title in 2002.
Personal: Kelly Anne Kasper was born Mar. 23, 1986 ... daughter of Cathy and Tom Kasper ... sister Jenny played lacrosse at UMBC ... admires her sister because of her character ... was involved with student government and National Honor Society in high school ... selected Maryland over Penn State, Duke, Virginia, Boston, North Carolina, Loyola and Georgetown ... majoring in family studies.
Kasper's Career Statistics
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