Former assistant coach tabbed to lead Terrapin program
Former All-American was taken with the 21st overall selection by the Philadelphia Independence.
In the last four years the Terps compiled a record of 51-24-10 (.659) overall and was 18-17-5 (.513) in ACC play
Yewande Balogun makes six saves for the Terrapins in the loss.
Maryland and Oklahoma State are set for a 2 p.m. kickoff at the Cowgirl Soccer Complex on Sunday, Nov. 20.
Spencer's Honor Roll
In The Record Book:
As a junior (2010): Named to the preseason Soccer AmericaAll-America team ... played only 33 minutes, earning an assist and taking just one shot, in 6-0 season-opening win over Iona (8/20) ... played 64 minutes, taking 10 shots with five being on goal, in 3-2 win over Missouri (8/22) ... scored her first goal of the season in 3-1 win at Tennessee (8/27) ... took four shots in 66 minutes vs. the Lady Vols ... scored the team's first two goals in 4-0 win over Kennesaw State (8/29) ... named Tournament MVP of the Lady Vol Classic ... also named the ACC Plater of the Week and was selected to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week and collegesoccer360.com's Primetime Performers of the Week for her efforts at the Lady Vol Classic ... assisted Danielle Hubka's game-winning goal in 2-0 win over Stony Brook (9/5) ... drew the foul on a breakaway that led to Sade Ayinde's game-winning penalty kick in 3-2 win at Seton Hall (9/8) ... had five shots in 77 minutes vs. the Pirates ... assisted Ayinde's second goal in 4-1 win over Delaware (9/12) ... made the pass that led to Ayinde being fouled inside the penalty box, setting up Ayinde's game-winning PK ... three shots in 62 minutes vs. the Blue Hens ... scored both goals, despite playing with a stomach ailment, in 2-1 overtime win over George Mason (9/17) ... nine shots in 77 minutes vs. the Patriots ... five shots in 102 minutes in 1-1 tie with No. 14 Duke (9/26) ... assisted Lydia Hastings' goal in 3-2 win over No. 6 Virginia (9/30) ... took one shot in 60 minutes vs. the Cavaliers ... played 78 minutes in 1-0 loss at Virginia Tech (10/2) ... three shots in 2-1 win at No. 2 Boston College (10/7) ... scored the game-winning goal in 1-0 win at NC State (10/10) ... took three shots in 68 minutes vs. the Wolfpack ... career-high five points on two goals and an assist in 4-0 win over Clemson (10/14) ... named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week for her efforts vs. the Tigers ... one shot in 85 minutes in 2-1 loss at Wake Forest (0/21) ... played 83 minutes of historic 2-1 win at No. 2 North Carolina (10/24) ... set-up Sade Ayinde's free kick by getting fouled just outside the UNC 18 ... scored the game-winning goal in 2-1 win over No. 8 Florida State (10/28) ... took six shots in 83 minutes vs. the Seminoles ... two shots in 58 minutes in 2-1 win over Miami (10/31) ... one shot in 73 minutes in 1-0 shutout of Duke (11/3) in the ACC quarterfinals ... one shot in 72 minutes in 1-0 overtime win over No. 18 Boston College (11/5) in the ACC semifinals ... one shot in 93 minutes in 1-1 tie with Wake Forest (11/7) in ACC championship game ... scored the game-tying goal in 4-1 win over High Point (11/12) in first round of NCAA tournament ... two shots in 50 minutes vs. the Panthers ... one shot in 100 minutes in 1-1 tie with Georgetown (11/14) in second round of NCAA tournament.
As a sophomore (2009): Has enjoyed a breakthrough season ... should garner consideration for post-season accolades ... scored her first career goal in 3-0 season-opening win at Army (8/21) ... career-high two goals in 2-1 win at Fordham (8/23) ... first career assist on Sade Ayinde's first goal in 5-2 win over Loyola (9/1) ... scored the game-winner in 1-0 win at American (10/9) ... put three of five shots on goal in 1-0 win over James Madison (9/13) ... a goal and an assist in 3-1 win over Brown (9/18) ... one goal on two shots on goal in 2-1 loss at No. 5 Florida State (9/24) ... one goal in 4-0 win at Duke (10/4) ... put three of four shots on goal in 2-2 tie at Virginia (10/8) ... career-best two assists in 3-1 win over No. 6 Virginia Tech (10/11) ... assisted Ashley Grove's goal in 3-2 overtime win ober NC State (10/18) ... tied her career best with two goals in 3-0 win at Clemson (10/22) ... three shots in 3-1 loss to No. 11 Wake Forest (10/29) ... scored the game-winning goal in 1-0 win over Washington State (11/15) in second round of NCAA tournament.
As a freshman (2008): Took one shot in 5-0 win over George Mason (8/23) ... missed last six games due to injury ... returned to see limited time in 10-0 win over Mount St. Mary's (9/21) ... made her first career start in 1-0 loss to No. 11 Florida State (10/2) in overtime ... one shot in 1-0 loss at No. 13 Boston College (10/23) ... one shot in 2-1 win at NC State (10/26) ... five shots in 1-0 win over Clemson (10/30).
Before Maryland: A forward from Bay Shore High School in Bay Shore, N.Y. ... two-time NYSSCOGS Class AA all-state ... two-time team MVP and captain ... four-time letterwinner for coach Dave Otto ... led the Marauders in scoring and assists in each of her four seasons ... holds the school record for career goals ... two-time all-state ... three-time all-conference ... played for the Albertson Fury 90 club team in the Region I Premier League ... helped lead the Fury to three-straight state titles ... led the Fury in goals for the 2007 season ...scored eight goals and had three assists for the Albertson Fury in the WPSL ... helped lead the Fury to four State Cup championships and two Jefferson Cup titles ... also ran track at Bay Shore High ... four-time all-county ... 2006 champion in the pentathlon ... league champion in the long jump and as a member of the 4x400 relay team in 2008 ... two-time national qualifier ... chose Maryland over UNC Wilmington, Binghamton, N.C. State and Stony Brook.
Personal: Daughter of Bryan and Toni Spencer ... younger sister of Bryan and Terrance, who both played soccer at Farmingdale State ... member of the National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society ... enrolled in the honors program, double-major in English general biology ... recipient of the Louis and Nancy Tacchetti Scholarship.