On Andrzejewski: Made a major impact as a freshman by leading the team in scoring … has been a member of the United States National Team pool for the last four years … played and trained with the United States U-21 National Team for all of 2003 … a significant offensive force ... a dangerous player who has the ability to break open games ... a natural finisher ... has great speed ... incredibly hard-working striker ... very smart player ... last name pronounced ANN-druh-jes-KEE.
Summer of 2003: Played for the United States Under-21 team which captured the Nordic Cup Championship in Denmark as the world’s top competition for U-21 women … played in all four games for the U.S. team in the Nordic Cup and has eight U-21 International caps having played in Mexico and Brazil for the U.S.
As a freshman (2002): Member of the ACC All-Freshman Team … also named Soccer Buzz’s All Mid-Atlantic Freshman Team … led team in points with 20 and in goals with nine … became the first freshman to lead Terps in scoring and goals since 1995 when Emmy Harbo accomplished both feats … tied for third in the ACC in game-winning goals with four … notched fourth game-winner at Florida State (11/7) in ACC Quarterfinal win … her goal was named the “Sunshine Network Play of the Game” in the television broadcast … scored eighth goal at James Madison (10/28) … rebound shot was banged in for seventh goal vs. George Mason (10/16) … assisted Katie Ludwig’s goal vs. Duke (9/27) … netted second two-goal game of the year in win over George Washington (9/22) … named Maryland Student-Athlete of Week after GW games … returned to starting lineup at Wake (9/20) after being slowed by a right knee strain … came off the bench in 66th minute and scored in the 74th minute for third game-winner vs. Loyola (9/13) … named CN8-TV “Star of the Match” after scoring two goals and adding an assist at Rutgers (9/6), including game-winner … scored Terps’ first goal of 2002 for her first collegiate goal vs. Fordham (8/30) — also the game-winner.
Before Maryland: Played for the United States U-16/U-17 National Team and was part of the U-19 National Team Pool ... standout player at the McDonogh School in Baltimore, earning four letters, where she teamed with Terp goalkeeper Mariel Wilner ... named two-time Maryland state player of the year ... two-time city/county player of the year ... named the Baltimore Sun Player of the Year in 2001 ... scored 20 goals and added 15 assists as a senior in the center midfield ... served as team captain as a senior ... honored as a NSCAA All-American twice in both high school and club play and a Parade All-American ... Old Timer’s Soccer Association of Maryland Player of the Year ... a two-time ESP All-Star ... a member of the Maryland ODP and Regional ODP Teams as well as a USYSA All-Star ... captained the Regional U-17 ODP team ... led her club team, the Bethesda Dragons, to a No. 1 ranking in the nation.
Personal: Ali Marie Andrzejewski ... born Sept. 20, 1984 in Baltimore, Md. ... daughter of Patty and Gary Andrzejewski ... sister of Scott (16), Luke (12) and Bridgette (6) ... listens to everything from reggae to alternative music ... surfs and jet skis in her free time as she loves the water ... majoring in letters and sciences.
Career Stats Year GP GS G A Pts. Shots GWG 2002 22 19 9 2 20 53 4 2003 21 20 5 5 15 67 2 Totals 43 39 14 7 35 120 6Career Highs
Goals: 2 at Rutgers (9/6/02) & vs. G. Washington (9/22/02)
Assists: 1 at Rutgers (9/6/02) & vs. Duke (9/27/02)
Points: 5 at Rutgers (9/6/02)