The Loyola University Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated Notre Dame, 11-9, in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship.
Worth Noting Preseason All-BIG EAST ('12) Named to Tewaaraton Award Watch List ('12) BIG EAST Championship Most Outstanding Player ('11)
2011 (Junior) Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team BIG EAST Championships Most Outstanding Player Had 10 saves in the title game against Notre Dame Four-time BIG EAST Player of the Week (3/9, 3/14, 3/28, 4/5) Made 12 saves and picked up five ground balls against Cornell Allowed just two goals in 60 minutes at Towson Team co-captain Saved a season-high 14 shots at Rutgers and picked up a career-best six ground balls Ranked 18th nationally in goals against average (9.09) Second in the BIG EAST in goals against average and save percentage Recorded 100th career ground ball in BIG EAST Championship game, scooping up three
2010 (Sophomore) Started all 18 games in net for the Greyhounds, recording 153 saves, while accumulating a 9.47 goals-against-average and .497 save percentage Her GAA and save percentage both ranked third in the BIG EAST Named the team's Most Valuable Player Made 10 or more saves in seven games Nearly doubled her ground balls total with 37 on the year Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll twice Named the WomensLacrosse.com National Defender of the Week after stopping a career-high 15 saves in an upset road victory over Virginia (2/20) Upped her career-high in saves the following game with 16 stops, while allowing just four goals in a road victory at UMBC (2/23) Also recorded a then career-high five ground balls against the Retrievers Played all 66 minutes in an overtime contest at Denver, stopping six shots Stopped 10 shots in just over 49 minutes of playing time against Towson (3/6) Allowed nine or less goals in six straight games, all Loyola victories from March 9 to April 3 Recorded back-to-back games with over 10 saves against Notre Dame (4/5) and at Louisville (4/9) Appeared in the cage for a career-high 67 minutes and 54 seconds in a double overtime loss in the regular-season finale at Georgetown (4/28) Also picked a pair of ground balls and caused two turnovers against the Hoyas Stopped 13 shots, including a BIG EAST Championship record 10 in the first half of the conference semifinals (5/6) Also established her career-high with six ground balls
2009 (Freshman) Excellent first year in goal for the Greyhounds, creating a formidable tandem with Meg Steffe between the pipes Played just under 490 minted and had a .472 save percentage to go with a 10.53 goals against average Saw action in 16 games, starting five Made four saves in her collegiate debut, starting near her Long Island hometown at Stony Brook (2/18) Made eight saves in the second half against Cornell (3/18) Helped Loyola to a one-goal win over James Madison (3/21) with five saves against the Dukes Made five saves against just two goals versus Connecticut (4/3) Had 10 saves against Syracuse (4/5) Played all 60 minutes and recorded career-highs of 11 saves, three ground balls and three caused turnovers at Princeton (4/29)
High School Earned 13 letters - five in soccer, four in lacrosse and four in basketball - at Bayport-Blue Point High School Bayport, N.Y. Was the captain of all three teams during her basketball, lacrosse and soccer teams Five-time Most Valuable Player of her teams, earning the award twice in basketball and lacrosse and once in soccer Earned All-Suffolk County First Team honors in lacrosse as a junior and senior Led the county in saves and saves percentage her final year Member of the New York State National School Girls Tournament team in 2007 Picked up All-Conference honors as a soccer goalkeeper following her junior and senior years Helped the Phantoms win the Suffolk County and Long Island titles as a senior All-League guard in basketball all four years Played ice hockey for the Suffolk PAL Team Officer in the student government
Personal Kerry L. Stoothoff Daughter of Barbara and the late Tom Stoothoff Has two older brothers, Bryan and Brent Brent played lacrosse at Bryant University Majoring in elementary education