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August 4, 2020

All Athletes | A Water Polo Athlete’s Injury and how it Impacted her Play

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Career Highs

Minutes: 39:39, vs. Princeton (4/8/18)

Saves: 18, vs. Harvard (4/29/17) 

Goals Allowed: 2 (3x), last vs. Harvard (4/13/19)

Steals: 5 (5x), last at UCSB (1/19/20)

Assists: 3 (2x), last vs. Brown (4/6/19) 

At Michigan

• Graduated in 2020 with a degree in sport management and a minor in business administration and history of art

• Team 20 captain

• ACWPC All-American (2020 – honorable mention)

• Two-time CWPA All-Conference (1st team – 2019, 2nd team – 2017)

• Two-time CWPA Championship All-Tournament Team (1st team – 2019, 2nd team –  2017)

• 13-time CWPA Defensive Player of the Week

• Five-time CWPA Rookie of the Week

• Three team CWPA Championships and three NCAA appearances

• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2020)

• U-M Rookie of the Year (2017)

• Team 17 Rookie of the Year

• Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2018-20)

• Three-time ACWPC All-Academic Team

• Two-time CWPA Scholar Athlete

• Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2017-20)

• Finished her career with an 88-33 overall record with 861 saves in 3,444:57 minutes, a .532 save percentage and a 7.00 goals against average

• Ranked among Michigan’s top goalkeepers in career wins (1st, 88), career saves (2nd, 861), career saves per game (2nd, 7.06) and career save percentage (5th, .532)   

• Set the single-season record with 30 wins in 2018 and also broke the U-M freshman wins records with 27 in 2017

Senior (2020)

• Team captain

• ACWPC honorable mention All-American

• Three-time CWPA Defensive Player of the Week (Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 25)

• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

• Academic All-Big Ten

• U-M Academic Achievement Award

• Tallied 10 or more saves in six games 

• Became Michigan’s career wins leaders (88) at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, tying Betsey Armstrong vs. Cal and passing her vs. UCSB

• Earned a win over No. 15 Long Beach State on her senior night, recording seven saves

• Posted a 3-1 record at the Michigan Invitational with 34 saves and a .618 save percentage

• Played all 134 minutes of the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, leading the team to a 7th-place finish with 43 saves and seven steals in four games 

• Started all four games at the UCSB Winter Invite with 30 saves and a 1-2 record

• Stopped a season-high 16 shots in an overtime win over No. 7 Cal to start off the Barbara Kalbus Invitational

• Matched a career high with five steals to go with 10 saves, including three saved penalty shots, in a win at No. 11 UCSB

• Recorded 12 saves and only allowed four goals in a win over No. 11 Pacific at the Michigan Invitational

• Made 11 saves against No. 6 UC Irvine in the Barbara Kalbus Invitational

• Blocked 11 shots and allowed just five goals in three quarters against No. 22 Bucknell in the Wolverine Invitational

• End of the season was canceled prior to conference play due to the COVID-19 illness

Resource: Stats from the  University of Michigan |  goblue.com 

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