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Katie Schwarzmann

Katie Schwarzmann

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Position: Midfield
Hometown: Sykesville, Md.
College: Maryland '13
Height: 5'4"
Birthday: 9/15/1991

Teammates on Katie

Quiet but deadly…quick in whatever she does…smart off-ball player in terms of cutting ability…speed makes her very dynamic…super deceptive with backdoor cuts…plays really well with Cait [McFadden], also from Maryland…places shot really well.

U.S. Team

  • Gold medalist at 2013 FIL World Cup in Oshawa, Ontario
  • Scored 10 goals and added four assists in seven tournament games
  • Youngest member of the team
  • One of two former Terrapins on the roster (McFadden)
  • U.S. National Team (2010-13)

College

  • Tewaaraton Award winner (2012-13), finalist (2011)
  • Honda Sports Award finalist (2011)
  • IWLCA National Midfielder of the Year (2011-13)
  • IWLCA All-America first team (2011-13), third team (2010)
  • ACC Offensive Player of the Year (2012-13), All-ACC first team (2010-13)
  • ACC Championship Most Valuable Player (2012-13), All-ACC Tournament Team (2011-13)
  • NCAA All-Tournament team (2010-13)
  • ACC Rookie of the Year (2010)
  • Finished her career ranked third all-time in Maryland history in goals (228) and points (304).
  • One of three two-time Tewaaraton Award winners, along with Kristen Kjellman (2006-07) and Hannah Nielsen (2008-09).
  • As a senior, led an undefeated Maryland sqaud to the NCAA championship game, leading the Terps in ground balls and ranking second in goals, assists, points and draw controls.
  • As a junior, led ACC and ranked second nationally with 72 goals, the fifth-highest mark in Terps single-season history, and scored in every game. Also ranked second on the Terps in ground balls, draw controls and caused turnovers.
  • As a sophomore, led Maryland in goals (65) and totaled 45 draw controls, 22 caused turnovers and 38 ground balls.
  • Scored 33 goals as a freshman, including three in Maryland's victory over Northwestern in the 2010 NCAA championship game.
Year GP-GS G A PTS GB DC CT
2013 23-23 58 27 85 39 39 19
2012 23-23 72 22 94 31 52 17
2011 23-23 65 16 81 38 45 22
2010 23-20 33 11 44 38 29 15
Total 92-89 228 76 304 146 165 73

Getting to Know...

  • Nickname: Shorty
  • Other sports played in high school: Soccer, basketball
  • Favorite lacrosse player: Jen Adams
  • Favorite athlete from another sport: Ray Lewis
  • Best advice received from a coach: Always believe in yourself and trust your instincts.
  • Strengths as a player: Speed
  • What should every player at your position be able to do on the field: Play both offense and defense
  • Favorite drill: 4v3 transition
  • Most important part of your preparation for a season: I work out with my Maryland trainer Mike Szemborski all year and in the summer.
  • Tip for young players: Pick up your stick whenever you have the opportunity.
  • Best lacrosse moment: Winning the 2010 National Championship.
  • Fun fact: Sister, Lauren, is also a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team Program.

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