On Tagliente: One of the top returning players in the nation has outstanding skills, vision and creativity through two seasons, her 36 career goals is already the seventh-highest total in Maryland history and her 84 career total points is the 11th-best total in school history has recorded three career hat tricks and has turned in five two-goal performances.
1998 season: A first-team All-America selection and a first-team Mid Atlantic Region All-America selection led the Terps with 17 goals and 41 points her 17 goals ties for the seventh-best single-season performance in Maryland history and her 41 points ties for the 10th-best single-season performance in school history named the ACC Player of the Week for Oct. 5-11 recorded a hat trick against Bucknell on Oct. 13 turned in two-goal performances against North Carolina on Oct. 11, Boston on Oct. 18 and Temple on Oct. 23 led the Terps with four game-winning goals, two of which were scored in overtime converted five of six penalty strokes named to the ACC Honor Roll and the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) National Academic Squad named to the GTE Academic All-America team.
1997 season: A third-team All-America selection and a first-team Mid Atlantic Regional All-America selection named the ACC Rookie of the Year scored 19 goals, which remains the fifth-best single-season total in Maryland history and the highest total any Terp has recorded during their freshman season tied for second on the team with three game-winning goals her 43 points marks the seventh-highest single-season effort in school history and is the highest total any Maryland player has recorded in their freshman season named the ACC Co-Player of the Week for Sept. 10-16 and Oct. 15-21 recorded hat tricks against Boston on Sept. 14 and against Georgetown on Sept. 20 named to the ACC Honor Roll.
Before Maryland: A high school All-American her senior season at Marathon High School her 159 career high school goals is second-best total ever recorded by any high school player in the nation a three-time all-state and all-state tournament selection Marathon won the state title three times during her career.
International Experience: A member of the 1999 U.S. National Team which competed at the Pan Am Games in Winnipeg an alternate to the 1998 U.S. World Cup Team a member of the 1997 U.S. National Team and the 1997 U.S. Under-21 team selected to the 1996 U.S. Under-18 team.
Personal: Born Jan. 2, 1979 parents are Carolyn and Dan Tagliente maintained a 4.0 GPA during high school and was named class valedictorian majoring in mechanical engineering.
Tagliente's Career Statistics
Year GP GS G A TP Shots GWG DS PS 1997 22 22 19 5 43 40 3 0 2-4 1998 22 22 17 7 41 80 4 0 5-6 Totals 44 44 36 12 84 120 7 0 7-10