On Givens: Honors candidate as a senior captain … All-ACC and Mid-Atlantic All-Region honoree in 2001 ... is serving as a team captain for the third year in a row along with Jen Biscoe and Jennifer Lovecchio ... made a triumphant return to the team as sophomore earning numerous accolades ... an offensive force with her strong throw-ins and precise corner kicks ... excellent defensive one-on-one skills ... a good distributor ... tallest member of the team ... an emotional leader ... ranks tied for sixth in career assists with 14 heading into senior season ... nine of those helpers have come on throw-ins … has started all 63 games of her career.
As a redshirt junior (2002): Started all 22 games and led Terps in minutes, playing 1,998 of a possible 2,013 as a team captain … totaled five points on a goal and three assists … throw-in assist on Mallory Mahar’s header goal at Florida State (11/7) in ACC Quarterfinal … that assist was her ninth in two years on a throw-in … scored first goal of the season and second of career as her throw-in deflected off Anne Felts and into goal at No. 2 North Carolina (11/1) … that goal gave the Terps their first-ever tie vs. the Tar Heels … named to Soccer America Team of the Week after UNC game on Nov. 4 … 13th career assist came on corner kick that lead to Ali Andrzejewski’s goal vs. George Mason (10/16) … defensive star of the game vs. Virginia (10/11), as Maryland posted just its second-ever win over the Cavaliers in holding them to just three shots on goal … throw-in assist led to Mallory Mahar goal vs. No. 11 Notre Dame (9/15) … started both games on defense at UConn (9/1) and was named to UConn Classic All-Tournament team for solid defensive play … came off field for final six minutes for Fordham (8/30) for first time in two seasons, as she played all 1,801 minutes in 2001.
Summer of 2002: Played for the Maryland Pride of the W-League for the second year in a row, along with Terp teammates Jen Biscoe, Sally Harrison, Jen Lovecchio and Carly Viher.
As a redshirt sophomore (2001): Award-filled season earning Soccer Buzz Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team, NSCAA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Team and All-ACC Second Team honors ... started all 19 games and was the only field player to play all 1,801 minutes ... aided fellow All-ACC selection goalkeeper Ali Wolff in posting a 1.00 goals against average and nine shutouts ... posted first career goal and six assists for eight points ... all six assists came off throw-ins ... opened the year with her first career goal vs. Towson (8/31) on a throw-in that deflected off a Tiger defender ... assisted Katie Ludwig’s first goal vs.Towson with a throw-in for career-high three-point game ... keyed solid defensive effort in 2-0 win at Duke (9/2) ... named to Soccer Buzz’s Elite Team of the Week (9/3) after her performances vs. Towson and Duke ... assisted Sara Gustafson’s game-winner vs. East Carolina (9/9) on a throw-in ... two assists at William & Mary (10/21), both on throw-ins ... another throw-in assist came on Jenny Boyd’s goal in the 20th minute at NC State (10/28) ... sixth assist came on throw-in that led to Kim King’s goal vs. Florida State (11/8) in the ACC Tournament at Wake Forest.
As a sophomore (2000): Sat out the entire season as a redshirt.
As a freshman (1999): Decorated freshman ... member of Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team ... earned Soccer Buzz Freshman All-American Second Team, Mid-Atlantic Region First Team and Mid-Atlantic Region All-Freshman honors ... started all 22 games on defense, recording a team-high five assists ... assist total was most by a freshman since Emily Harbo had nine in 1995 ... immediate impact player with tremendous throw-ins, strong corner kicks and tenacious defense ... recorded all five assists in an eight-game span from Sept. 19 at Duke to Oct. 17 vs. Clemson ... assisted on first goal of Maryland’s stunning 4-3 overtime win over No. 9 Duke (9/19) ... corner kick to Julie Nelson led to goal against James Madison (9/26) ... posted another assist on a corner kick which led to Kim King’s goal against No. 23 William & Mary (10/2) ... assisted Julie Nelson’s goal in 2-0 win over Rutgers (10/8) ... fifth and final assist came on a throw-in to Emily Janss for the first of her two goals in an upset overtime win over Clemson (10/17).
Before Maryland: Graduated from Downingtown Senior High School in Downingtown, Pa. ... a four-year letterwinner and team captain her senior season ... an all-state and All-East first team selection as a sophomore in 1996 ... named most valuable player of the State Cup Championship tournament as a sophomore ... three-time team MVP and four-time team defensive MVP ... named the West Chester Daily Local Player of the Year following her sophomore season ... earned all-area and Southeast Pennsylvania Player of the Year honors by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... member of the National Honor Society who graduated with honors... a member of the Pennsylvania Olympic Development Program for six years ... also a member of the U.S. Region I Olympic Development team from 1995-97 ... a member of the Northport/Cow Harbor Piranha club team that won the 1999 U-18 national championship, won the U-19 regional championship and finished as the runner-up in the national finals ... named to the U-19 Region I pool in 1999.
Personal: Lindsay Brooke Givens ... born April 21, 1981 ... daughter of Abby and John Givens ... sister of Bryan, who was a three-year starting goalkeeper at West Virginia ... father played professional football with the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL and the Ottawa Rough Riders of the CFL ... grandfather, Dr. Hank Zeller, played for the Pittsburgh Ironmen of the NBA during the 1940s ... double major in kinesiological sciences and communications.
Career Stats Year GP GS G A Pts. Shots GWG 1999 22 22 0 5 5 4 0 2000 Redshirt Season 2001 19 19 1 6 8 11 0 2002 22 22 1 3 5 1 0 2003 21 21 0 4 4 0 0 Totals 84 84 2 18 22 16 0