Katie Schwarzmann

Sykesville, Md.

High School:

Maryland '13

U.S. Team

  • U.S. National Team (2010-12)
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  • Entering senior year at Maryland
  • Tewaaraton Award winner (2012), finalist (2011)
  • Honda Sports Award finalist (2011)
  • IWLCA National Midfielder of the Year (2011)
  • IWLCA All-America first team (2011-12), third team (2010)
  • ACC Offensive Player of the Year (2012)
  • All-ACC first team (2010-12)
  • ACC Championship Most Valuable Player (2012)
  • All-ACC Tournament Team (2011-12)
  • NCAA All-Tournament team (2010-12)
  • ACC Rookie of the Year (2010)
  • 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.

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 know, or need to be able to do on the field? Play both offense and defense  
  • Favorite drill? 4v3 transition
  • What’s the most important part of your preparation for a season? I work out with my Maryland trainer Mike Szemborski all year and in the summer.
  • What’s one tip you have for young lacrosse players? Pick up your stick whenever you have the opportunity.
  • Best lacrosse moment? Winning the 2010 National Championship.
  • Fun fact? Sister, Lauren, also plays for Team USA.