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#10 Ameliet Rischen
Position: Midfield/Back
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rotterdam, Netherlands
High School: Wolfert van Borselen
Experience: 3 Letters

As a senior in 2009:
Started all 24 games for the Terps as part of the midfield/back line...one of the Terrapins' hardest hitters...scored six goals on the year... scored in four games in a five game stretch, including at Northwestern (Aug. 31), vs. No. 19 Michigan (Sept. 6), vs. No. 12 Penn State (Sept. 12), and vs. Towson (Sept. 13)...final goal of the year helped seal Terp's 7-5 win over No. 4 Princeton in NCAA semifinals (Nov. 20)...notched six assists on the year as well...member of ACC Championship team and NCAA finalist team...graduating from prestigious Smith School of Business this year.

As a junior in 2008:
Named to the Longstreth/NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team...started all 24 games for the Terps in the midfield, scoring four goals and contributing to a dominant defense with ranked second in the country in goals allowed per game during the regular season...scored a career-best two goals in the season-opening 5-0 victory at Lock Haven (Aug. 31)...posted two game-winning goals on the year versus Old Dominion (Sept. 5) and Penn (Oct. 12)...dished out two assists in the 10-0 drubbing of VCU on Oct. 30...assisted on the only goal of the game in the Terps' 1-0 victory at Penn State on Sept. 1...also recorded an assist in the 7-0 victory over No. 5 North Carolina on Oct. 25...named to the Academic All-ACC squad and the NFHCA National Academic Squad.

As a sophomore in 2007:
An NFHCA Mid-Atlantic Regional selection, earning a spot on the second team...it was the first regional honor of her career ...posted a career-high three points at Northwestern (Aug. 27)...notched a goal in the next game at Old Dominion (Aug. 31)...third goal of the season was in the 4-0 rout of ACC foe and 19th-ranked Virginia (Sept. 29)...in the following game, assisted on the game winner against Temple (Sept. 30)...was named to the All-ACC Academic team after starting in all 21 games in the midfield, while maintaining excellence in the classroom.

As a freshman in 2006:
Played in every game, starting in all but three...the second-highest scoring freshman on the team, behind team goal-leader Nicole Muracco...scored her first-career goal against Delaware (Sept. 13)...also had goals in ACC games at No. 2 Wake Forest (Sept. 23) and at No. 8 Virginia (Sept. 29), notching the game winner against the Cavs...her only assist of the season was in the 4-1 win at Princeton (Oct. 10)...had the game-winning goal in the 4-0 rout of No. 17 Richmond...tied the score at 1-1 early in the second half of the NCAA Tournament semifinal game vs. No. 7 Connecticut, eventually forcing penalty strokes, to help Maryland advance to the NCAA Championship game (Nov. 16)...an Academic All-ACC selection, for her performance on the field and in the classroom.

Before Maryland:
Named to the Holland Under-18 National Team...member of the Zuid-Holland Under-18 district squad in 2004-05, after spending two seasons on the Under-16 team...Under-16 Dutch National Team won a gold medal at the European Championship...captained the Under-14 team to a district championship in 2001-02...won back-to-back golds in the National Indoor Championship on the Under-16 squad, going undefeated in 2003-04...also placed second in the outdoor national tournament in 2002-03 and 2003-04...Under-18 team placed fourth in the national indoor tournament in 2004-05 and 2005-06...attended Wolfert van Borselen secondary school.

Personal:
Majoring in finance...one of five children of Rosalie and Robert Rischen...has three older sisters, Robine (26), Berber (24) and Lotte (22) and also has a younger brother, Quintus (16)...older sister Berber is a graduate student at the Smith School of Business and was a member of the 2006 National Championship team...Ameliet Rischen was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

RISCHEN'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS G A TP Sh. GWG DS PS
2006 25 22 6 1 13 50 2 0 0-0
2007 21 21 3 2 8 30 0 0 0-0
2008 24 24 4 4 12 19 2 0 0-0
2009 24 24 6 6 18 41 0 0 0-0
TOTAL 94 90 19 13 51 140 4 0 0-0

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