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#20 Courtney Deena
Position: Forward/Midfield
Height: 5'2"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pickerington, Ohio
High School: Columbus Academy
Experience: High School
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As a freshman in 2013: Saw action in seven games...made first career appearance at Temple (Sept. 1)...member of 2013 ACC Championship team.

Before Maryland: Played four years of varsity field hockey at Columbus Academy...lead team to 74-6-3 record, four state final fours, a state title (2012), and four straight district championships...scored 56 goals and tallyed 53 assists...named a Harrow Sports/NFHCA High School All-American (2012)...named First Team All-Central Ohio League all four years...named a First Team All-American (2012) and Third Team (2011)...named First Team All-Ohio twice...named team Player of the Year (2012) and Offensive MVP (2010, 2011)...played for Jersey Intensity team...won gold at the National Field Hockey Festival and Disney tournament (2012)...member of National Futures program...selected as an alternate for 2010 Junior Olympics...selected for Futures Elite in 2012...also played three years of varsity lacrosse...in first three years of lacrosse career, as scored 139 goals, including 61 as a junior in 2012, and notched 78 assists.

Personal: Courtney Lynn Wallace-Deena...daughter of Norman and Fredericka Deena...has one brother, Antonio...created an Athletic Apparel Company, TomGirls, Co., to help dispel the "tomboy" image for female athletes and to show people that female athletes are allowed to be feminine...was a regional finalist for a state Art and Writing Award with her photography...her formal instruction of field hockey was a Coach Meharg DVD five years ago...lists her biggest accomplishment as collecting over 200 boxes of diapers for low-income families...chose Maryland ove UNC, Ohio State, Michigan State, BC and Cornell...came to Maryland for the education of a private institution, but diversity of a public school and the legacy of the Maryland field hockey program...intends to study international business to one day do international marketing for a large athletic corporation.


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