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#21 Kirstie Dennig
Position: Forward
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pocomoke City, Md.
High School: Pocomoke

International Experience:
Member of the 2006-08 USA Field Hockey National Futures program...named a Junior National Camp alternate in 2008...member of the Futures Elite team in 2008-09...participated in the 2007 Junior Olympics...a National Team Futures alternate in 2005.

As a senior in 2012: Saw action in 23 of the Terps' 24 games this year, including ACC Semifinal win over #6 Virginia (Nov. 2), ACC Championship game vs. #1 North Carolina (Nov. 4), and all three NCAA Tournament games...scored first goal of the season in Terps' 9-0 rout of Towson (Oct. 16)...notched an assist in Senior Night game vs. Rutgers (Oct. 26)...honored with team's Keli Smith Award at the annual banquet as the team's "straight shooter" that wears her heart on her sleeve...named to ACC's Academic Honor Roll.

As a junior in 2011: Saw action in 20 games, including NCAA Semifinals vs. No. 2 Old Dominion (Nov. 18) and NCAA Finals vs. No. 1 North Carolina (Nov. 20)...started at Temple (Aug. 29) and vs. ACC opponent Wake Forest (Sept. 24)...started vs. Rutgers on Senior Night and notched an assist on Terps' opening goal (Oct. 26)...named to ACC's Academic Honor Roll.

As a sophomore in 2010:
Saw action in 15 games on the year...scored first collegiate goal against Villanova on Aug. 29...also scored at Wake Forest on Sept. 25...notched two assists...the first of her career against Rutgers on Sept. 12 and the second at Old Dominion on Oct. 15...member of 2010 ACC and NCAA National Championship team.

As a freshman in 2009:
Saw action in eight games for the Terrapins, including at #14 Duke (Oct. 10) and at #2 North Carolina (Oct. 24)...helped team earn second consecutive and eighth overall ACC title and a spot in the NCAA championship game...part of first 18-0 perfect regular season and best record in school history, 23-1.

Before Maryland:
Four-year starter at Pocomoke High School, where she led the Warriors to four-consecutive Maryland 1A State Championships...earned first team all-state honors as a senior...named Bayside Conference All-Star MVP in 2008...three-time All-Bayside Conference first team selection...served as a captain in both her junior and senior seasons...named WBOC-TV/Mountaire Farms 2008-09 Scholar-Athlete of the Year...selected second team all-state as a junior...four-year starter in softball as well, at catcher, helping Pocomoke to its first state title in school history as a senior...first team all-conference in softball as a senior, second team as a junior...member of the Shore Club Field Hockey team.

Personal:
Kirstin Louise Dennig ... majoring in education at Maryland...salutatorian of Pocomoke's Class of 2009...National Honor Society member and four-time selection to the National Honor Roll...volunteered to student-teach at local elementary school and during pre-k through 3rd grade summer school sessions...daughter of Charles and Teresa Dennig...father was an All-American lacrosse player at Salisbury University...has two older brothers, Rob, a soccer player at Salisbury, and BJ.

DENNIG'S CAREER HIGHS Goals: 1, 3X (last vs. Towson, Oct. 16, 2012)
Assists: 1, 3X (last vs. Rutgers, Oct. 26, 2012)
Points: 2, 3X (last vs. Towson, Oct. 16, 2012)

DENNIG'S CAREER STATISTICS

 


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