As a Senior: Appeared in 11 of Maryland's 23 games in 2011...notched an assist against Delaware (2/16)...scored two goals each against George Mason (3/8) and Stony Brook (3/26)...tallied a career-best four points against Mason...earned first career start on Senior Day against No. 12 Princeton (4/13)...tallied an assist against the Tigers.
As a Redshirt Sophomore in 2010: Saw action in five matches for the national champion Terps...notched an assist against Virginia Tech (4/17)...also saw action in Maryland's NCAA First Round win against Marist (5/15).
As a Sophomore in 2009: Redshirt season.
As a Freshman in 2008: Scored three goals in eight games played for the Terps...boasted a superior .750 shot percentage...scored her first collegiate goal against Boston College (2/24)...also netted scores in Maryland wins over Ohio State (4/6) and Loyola (5/3).
Prep: Led West Chester East to the PIAA District I state championship as a senior ... named a first team All-American and the All-Area Player of the Year as a senior ... first team All-Chesmont as a junior and senior ... led team to three Chesmont championships ... also played two years of field hockey.
Personal: Colleen Elizabeth Dawson was born on August 7, 1989 ... daughter of Patricia and Leo Dawson ... has an older brother and sister, Brendan and Kelly ... father played at Boston State, sister played at Duquesne, and brother played at Salisbury ... member of the National Honor Society ... majoring in kinesiology.