On Beirne: Exceptionally speedy athlete had tremendous development in the spring season expected to see time at forward or at wide midfield continues to improve tactically has good ability to get in behind defenses.
Summer of 2001: Played for the Maryland Pride of W-League had previously played for the Northern Virginia Majestics in 1999, scoring two goals and assisted on one goal for five points.
As a junior (2000): Played in all 19 games, starting 16 finished third on the team in scoring with three goals and three assists for nine points after beginning year without a point in 11 games, posted eight points in back-to-back games in early October scored first goal of the season against No. 15 Virginia (10/6) to give Terps a 1-0 lead tallied first assist of year also against Virginia on Terri Greers goal to put Terps ahead 2-0 for first-career multi-point game (three points) set career highs with two goals and five points against Howard (10/11) also added an assist against the Bison her pass to Greer set up the game-winning goal to upset No. 23 Florida State (10/20) in the Terps 2-0 win member of the ACC Honor Roll.
As a sophomore (1999): Played in all 22 games, starting five at forward, including the first three matches of the season opened the year strong, recording her only assist of the season in the season-opening win at George Washington (8/29) helper came on Kim King's first career goal to give the Terps a 2-0 lead in the 75th minute notched only goal of the season in Maryland's second game -- its home opener against UMBC (9/1) goal, which gave Maryland a 1-0 lead 19:11 into the contest, was the first of her career also started at USC (9/4), at Duke (9/19) in the regular season and against the Blue Devils in the ACC Tournament (11/4) recorded seven shots during the season, including career-high three against Long Island (11/10) in Maryland's NCAA first round win.
As a freshman (1998): Saw action in all 23 games, starting 11 drew starting nod in first two college games, at Penn State (9/4) and Clemson (9/6) became the first freshman to start a game since Emily Janss started the 1996 opener against St. Mary's (Calif.) started nine of final 10 games of the season, including both of Maryland's NCAA Tournament games against Fairfield (11/11) and William & Mary (11/15) recorded three assists first career point came against NC State (9/20) recorded assists in back-to-back games with a helper against George Mason (9/23) third assist came against No. 4 Connecticut (10/11), as she set up Terri Greer's game-tying goal in the 79th minute for a 2-2 tie.
Before Maryland: Played four years of soccer at Westminster High School in Westminster, Md. All-Westminster County and Central Maryland Conference first-team selection each of her varsity soccer years led team in scoring all four years a member of the Olympic Development Program in the state of Maryland for three years helped lead the Columbia Phoenix club team to the regional finals in 1997 won the North Atlantic Indoor national championship played as a member of the Harford Energizers club team which won state championships in 1994 and 1995 also earned varsity letters in basketball, track and field and lacrosse a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Courtney Erin Beirne born Jan. 15, 1980 daughter of Ann and Jim Beirne sister of James (25) majoring in kinesiological sciences.
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