The Loyola University Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated Notre Dame, 11-9, in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship.
Worth Noting Two-time IWLCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team ('13, '14) Three-time all-conference (BIG EAST: '12, '13; Patriot League: '14) Patriot League All-Tournament Team ('14) Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week ('14) Baltimore Sun Player of the Week ('14) Patriot League Rockin' Refuel Performance of the Week ('14) Preseason All-Patriot League ('14) Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ('14) WomensLax.com National Rookie of the Week ('12) Named first-ever recipient of Diane Geppi-Aikens Endowed Scholarship ('14)
2014 (Junior) All-Patriot League First Team Patriot League All-Tournament Team Preseason All-Patriot League Patriot League Academic Honor Roll Started all 21 games, finishing the season ranked third on the team with 39 goals and 49 points Finished the season with six hat tricks,including tyingacareer-best six goals in opener at No.6 UVA Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week after Virginia game (2/18) Was also the Baltimore Sun Player of the Week on Feb. 20 Earned the Patriot League's Rockin' Refuel Performance of the Week on February 20 Had a hat trick in home opener vs. No.17 Princeton Had a career-best eight points at Lafayette, scoring five goals and adding a personal-best three assists Recorded 100th career point at Johns Hopkins Scored 100th career goal at Boston University to become 23rd Greyhound in program history to reach the plateau
2013 (Sophomore) Appeared and started in 19 games All-BIG EAST Second Team Scored game-winning goal with 10 seconds left at No. 16 Towson Also caused the turnover that gave Loyola the game-winning opportunity Had four goals - on four shots - in the game to mark first hat trick of the season Her third goal of the game made her the 44th player in program history to reach 50 career goals Was named to BIG EAST Honor Roll for play vs. Johns Hopkins and Towson Added four goals vs. Louisville Scored the game-winner in double overtime at No. 6 Notre Dame Had a hat trick in the game, scoring last two goals in regulation and assisting first OT goal Recorded five hat tricks including season-high four goals at No. 16 Towson and against No. 20 Louisville Also notched three goals at No. 6 Notre Dame, at Villanova, and at High Point Tied career-high with two assists at No. 6 Notre Dame Tied career-high with three groundballs at No. 16 Towson Tied career-high with three draw controls at Villanova
2012 (Freshman) All-BIG EAST Second Team WomensLax.com National Rookie of the Week on April 2 Include on BIG EAST Honor Roll on Feb. 20 and April 30 Among four freshmen in the starting lineup Finished season ranked third on the program's freshman record for goals scored (42) Also ranked fifth among on freshman record for points (51) Led the class and ranked second on the team in goals scored In conference only games, ranked fifth in the BIG EAST in goals (23) and 10th in points (25) Contributed at least one point in the last nine games Second on the team with nine hat tricks Scored six goals in NCAA Tournament, including five goals and one assist in quarterfinal round at No. 3 Maryland Started and played all 20 games Made collegiate debut at No. 10 Virginia Scored first collegiate goal in the game, finishing with a hat trick Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll on Feb. 20 Also had a hat trick in next game, at No. 20 Johns Hopkins Notched four goals vs. UMBC Recorded a hat trick at No. 13 Georgetown Tied a then-career-high four goals vs. No. 6 Notre Dame Added two assists for career-high six points Named WomensLax.com Rookie of the Week after play vs. Cincinnati and No. 6 Notre Dame Recorded a hat trick vs. Rutgers and had two GBs Scored four goals against Villanova Had a career-high six goals at No. 2 Syracuse Notched back-to-back scores in :07 within last 10 seconds of first half to come one second shy of Sarah Mollison's NCAA record for back-to-back goals Earned second BIG EAST Honor Roll accolade on April 30 Had one goal and one assist vs. Notre Dame in the BIG EAST Tournament Had two assists vs. SU in BIG EAST title game
Before Loyola Named US Lacrosse All-American following senior season Had a decorated career at Archbishop John Carroll High School in Radnor Township, Pa. Helped Patriots to their 11th-straight Philadelphia Catholic League title and advanced to the state quarterfinals in 2011 Schmitt earned All-Catholic League, All-Delco and All-Main Line First Team honors in 2009, 2010 and 2011 Was the Most Valuable Player of the Philadelphia Catholic League as both a sophomore and senior Earned US Lacrosse All-America honorable mention honors in 2009 Had six total varsity letters - two in field hockey and four in lacrosse Was an ambassador at the school