Sanza named top defender, Schwarzmann earns second straight midfielder of the year honor
Maryland drops 9-7 decision to Wildcats; finishes season 19-4
Four Terps named to first team, two tabbed to second team
Maryland faces Northwestern for chance at third straight championship game appearance Friday on ESPN3
Schwarzmann's eight points help lift Maryland past #6 Loyola 17-11 Saturday
As a Senior in 2012: 2012 Tewaaraton Watch List nominee ... Inside Lacrosse Preseason First Team All-American ...IWLCA Second Team All-Region selection...named to ACC championship all-tournament team for fourth straight season...has recorded a career-high 144 saves in 2012...tallied six saves against William & Mary (2/12) ... racked up eight saves vs. No. 17 Penn State (2/19 )... tallied nine saves at Hofstra (3/4)...tied career-high with 12 saves against Richmond (3/13)...recorded 11 saves vs. Stony Brook (3/20)...boasted a 7.88 goals against average...tallied career best 149 saves.
As a Junior in 2011: IWLCA, Synapse Sports, and WomensLax.com National Goalie of the Year...IWLCA First Team All-American...All-ACC selection...named to ACC Championship All-Tournament Team for third straight season...tabbed to Tewaaraton Watch List...named ACC Defensive Player of the Week after racking up seven saves and two ground balls against No. 5 Virginia (3/4)...boasts top goals against average in the country...made eight saves against No. 10 James Madison (3/26)...boasted a nation-best 6.54 goals against average...registered nine saves against No. 12 Princeton (4/13) and No. 14 Dartmouth (5/1)...tied a career best with 12 saves at No. 16 Georgetown (4/24)...tallied career-high 141 saves with an 21-2 record in the cage.
As a Sophomore in 2010: Maryland's starting goalie in 22 of its 23 matches in 2010...named the ACC Championship All-Tournament team for the second straight year after racking up 18 saves against Virginia (4/23) and North Carolina (4/25), including a career-high 12 against the top-ranked Tar Heels...tallied 102 saves on the year for a .445 save percentage while surrendering 7.35 goals per game...finished the season with an 18-1 record...made seven saves against Northwestern in the national championship game...held Syracuse to a mere five goals in the national semifinals while making five saves in the cage (5/28)...tallied five or more saves 11 times in 2010...registered nine saves while giving up only four goals against Duke (2/27).
As a Freshman in 2009: Named to the ACC Championship All-Tournament team after notching double-digit save performances against both Virginia (4/24) and Duke (4/26)... also tabbed WomensLax.com and WomensLacrosse.com Rookie of the Week after her impressive showing at the 2009 ACC Tournament... Dipper led the Terps with a career-high 12 saves and added two ground balls as Maryland topped Virginia 15-7 in the semifinals...her ten saves proved to be a difference-maker as the Terps narrowly topped Duke, 12-11, in the title game...played in all 22 games, earning starts in 19...also played for national champion Maryland field hockey team as a freshman...surrendered 9.17 goals per game with 109 saves...boasted an incredible 16-1 record as a rookie in the cage for the Terps...notched ten saves in Maryland's win against New Hampshire (3/15).
Prep: Lacrosse and field hockey standout at Kingsway Regional...four-time first team All-Olympic Conference selection...earned First Team All-South Jersey accolades as a senior after being tabbed to the second team three straight years prior...four-time Kingsway MVP...named to the Courier Post first team all four years at Kingsway...All-New Jersey pick as a senior...also excelled in field hockey where she was tabbed a two-time First Team All-Olympic Conference as well as a first team All-New Jersey as a senior...member of U.S.A Spirit field hockey squad in addition to the U-19 N.J. National Team.
Personal:Brittany Ray Dipper was born June 13, 1989...daughter of Kathleen and Ray Dipper...has a brother, Steve, and three sisters, Merayah, Kim and Kathy...admires Mia Hamm because she helped the change the sports world for women...chose Maryland because of the team, the great opportunities and experiences...majoring in physical education.