Faceoff between Maryland and Virginia is scheduled for 5 p.m. at UNC's Keenan Stadium.
On Schwartzman: A hard worker who plays with character, according to Dave Cottle ... has improved each season and will need to elevate his game even more as a senior ... splitting time between the first and second midfield units during spring practice ... spent most of his first two seasons as an attackman ... awarded the team's freshman of the year award in 2002.
As a senior (2005): Scored the game-winning goal in 13-6 win over No. 5 Georgetown (2/26) in the season opener ... also picked up one groundball vs. the Hoyas ... scored a man-up goal in 10-8 loss to Duke (3/5) ... also picked up a groundball vs. Blue Devils ... scored a man-up goal that proved to be the game-winner in 9-5 win at No. 9 Towson (3/12) ... one goal in 16-10 win over UMBC (3/19) ... assisted Xander Ritz's man-up goal in 7-6 loss to Dartmouth (3/22) ... also picked up a groundball and caused a turnover vs. the Big Green ... two groundballs in 10-2 loss at No. 3 Virginia (4/2) ... three groundballs in 9-8 loss at Navy (4/8) ... two groundballs in 11-6 loss to No. 1 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... had the best game of his career in 9-6 win at No. 15 Fairfield (4/23) ... set career highs for points (5) and goals (3), along with tying his career best with two assists vs. the Stags ... scored twice, including a man-up goal, in 8-7 overtime victory over No. 3 Virginia in the ACC Semifinals (4/29) ... one goal in 9-5 win over No. 2 Duke (5/1) to win the ACC championship ... selected to the ACC All-Tournament team ... scored a goal and added an assist in 21-6 drubbing of Penn (5/7) at Lincoln Financial Field ... scored a goal and assisted two others in 14-10 win over No. 11 Penn State (5/14) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... unbelievable effort in 9-8 overtime win over No. 8 Georgetown (5/22) in the NCAA Quarterfinals ... set his career high with three assists and scored the game-winning goal dodging to the front of the Hoyas crease before fliging a shot into the upper right corner of the net ... scored twice and picked up a groundball in 18-9 loss to No. 2 Duke (5/28) in the NCAA Semifinals ... recipient of the 2005 "Big Man" Award.
As a junior (2004): Played in all 16 games, mostly with the second midfield as a junior, but also played as a man-up specialist ... scored the final goal of 9-4 win at No. 13 UMBC (3/20) off a broken clear ... netted second quarter goal in 10-9 win at No. 4 North Carolina (3/27), taking five shots ... four groundballs in 9-6 loss to No. 4 Navy (4/10) ... career-high three points on a man-up goal and two assists in 14-10 loss at No. 1 Johns Hopkins (4/17), playing against his brother Jesse ... set up J.R. Bordley's first quarter goal in 10-7 ACC Semifinal win over No. 16 Duke (4/23) ... one goal in 9-8 (2OT) win over No. 12 Notre Dame (5/1) ... assisted Ian Healy's first-quarter goal in 13-5 regular-season finale victory over No. 13 Penn (5/8) ... set up a Bill McGlone goal in 16-12 win over No. 14 Army (5/15) in NCAA First Round ... had points in five of last seven games including three of the last four.
As a sophomore (2003): Played mostly as a reserve attackman and man-up specialist in 11 games ... scored three goals on seven shots, playing in 11 games ... garnered increased playing time late in the season ... netted fourth quarter goal vs. UMBC (4/25) ... scored two goals in a game for second time in his career at Stony Brook (3/15), including a man-up goal ... member of the ACC and Maryland Honor Rolls.
As a freshman (2002): Joined the Terps prior to the start of the spring semester after attending Catonsville Community College ... was the Terps' biggest impact freshman and won the Larry Levitt Freshman of the Year award from the coaches ... played in eight games in his first season, drawing additional time on the man-up unit as the season progressed ... scored three goals and added an assist for four points ... made collegiate debut against Hobart (2/23) ... scored first two career goals vs. Mount St. Mary's (2/26) on first two career shots ... began to play on the Terps' man-up unit at Johns Hopkins (4/13) ... assisted Mike Morsell's man-up goal vs. Yale (4/26) for first career assist ... scored with 54 seconds left at UMBC (5/4).
Before Maryland: Lettered for four years in lacrosse at Pikesville High School in Baltimore, Md. ... played for coach Tano Arrogancia ... set school records for points in a career and single season ... tallied 200 points in four years on 101 goals and 99 assists ... netted high school bests of 42 goals and 43 assists as a senior in helping his team to the state championship ... set record for goals in the state title game with seven ... named Baltimore Sun all-Metro and to the Sun's all-city/county squad ... named FOX45 TV Prep Athlete of the Week ... also played soccer for two years.
Personal: Born Feb. 20, 1983 in Baltimore, Md. ... son of Debbie and Rob Schwartzman ... brother of Jesse (19), who is a sophomore goalie for Johns Hopkins this season ... lists his biggest thrill as winning the Maryland high school state title ... came to Maryland because he has always been a Terp fan since he was a little kid and playing lacrosse at Maryland was his dream ... enrolled in the business school, majoring in marketing.