On Poulin: A great team player who makes those around her better ... has improved her work rate and ability to cover the field ... “a special player” according to Higgins-Cirovski ... will be expected to play a full 90 minutes often as he did last season ... incredibly gifted skill-wise ... has an excellent tactical feel for the game ... great distributor ... expected to be a dominant force... member of the 2000 ACC All-Freshman team.
Summer of 2003: Played with the Northern Virginia Majestics of the W-League alongside Terp mates Melissa Anderson, Kimmy Francis, Katie Ludwig and Lindsay Niehaus.
As a junior (2002): Finished as the team’s second- leading scorer with 19 points on eight goals and three assists … alternated with Ali Andrzejewski for the team scoring lead throughout the season … started 21 of 22 games in midfield, playing 1,547 minutes … netted eight goals on 34 shots after scoring three on 68 shots as a sophomore … named to Soccer America, Soccer Buzz Teams of the Week after three goals in four games vs. George Mason & Clemson … netted fourth goal in three-game span at Clemson (10/20) … first career multi-goal game vs. George Mason (10/16) with two goals in first 16 minutes including third career game-winner … scored unassisted goal against Virginia (10/11) in 72nd minute … four goals in first eight games passed 2001 total … scored first goal (game-winner) and added assist vs. George Washington (9/22) … assisted Simone Dekker’s goal with 0:06 left in 1st half at Wake Forest (9/20) … recorded primary assist on Ali Andrzejewski’s game-winner vs. Loyola (9/13) … scored unassisted goal on free kick vs. VCU (9/8) … had Terps’ only goal in loss to UConn (9/1) … scored against Fordham (8/30) in season opener … named to Maryland Honor Roll.
Summer of 2002: Played with Team Harkes out of Braddock Road (Va.) with Terp teammates Melissa Anderson, Kimmy Francis and Katie Ludwig, advancing to the Region I championship.
As a sophomore (2001): Played in all 19 games, starting 15 ... played 1,529 minutes, scoring three goals and adding an assist for seven points ... led the team in shots with 68 ... assisted Kim King’s game-winning goal at Duke (9/2) ... netted first career goal for the dramatic game-winner in 111th minute of the second overtime vs. No. 8 Clemson (10/13) ... the goal came on the 63rd shot and in the 30th game of her career ... named ACC Co-Player of the Week (10/15) and Maryland Student-Athlete of Week (10/15) after her heroics vs. Clemson ... second career goal came vs. Rutgers (10/24) ... also scored vs. Mount St. Mary’s (10/31) on a header.
As a freshman (2000): Decorated freshman season ... named to ACC All-Freshman Team ... honored by Soccer Buzz with three awards: Freshman All-American Third Team, Mid-Atlantic Region All-Freshman team, Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team ... played in all 19 games, starting 12 ... drew first two college points on a pair of assists to Julie Nelson’s goals against George Washington (9/12) ... named to the Stanford Nike Invitational All-Tournament team with Katie Ludwig after solid play vs. Santa Clara (9/15) and Stanford (9/17) ... moved into the starting lineup midway through the season and saw significant action as the season progressed.
Before Maryland: Standout at Rockville High School in Rockville, Md. ... NSCAA All-American ... All-South Region NSCAA team ... Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year ... tallied 29 goals and 17 assists as a senior ... overall, netted 89 goals and 60 assists during career ... member of the Maryland ODP team for four years ... captured the Maryland state club championship with the Bethesda Falcons in 1993-98.
Personal: Audra Flynn Poulin ... born Aug. 16, 1982 in Washington, D.C. ... daughter of Rosalind Flynn and Malcolm Poulin ... sister of Justine (19) and Timmy (15) ... can play the piano by ear and is working toward a green belt in Tang-Soo-Do with former teammate Sally Harrison ... majoring in communications ... two-time member of ACC Honor Roll.
Career Stats Year GP GS G A Pts. Shots GWG 2000 19 12 0 2 2 29 0 2001 19 15 3 1 7 68 1 2002 20 19 8 3 19 30 2 2003 21 18 3 2 8 31 1 Totals 78 64 14 8 36 168 4