One day after the
women earned the No. 1 seed in the
, the Terps made a clean sweep of the major
Katie Schwarzmann and Iliana Sanza repeated as the Offensive Player of the Year and the Defensive Player of the Year, respectively. Taylor Cummings was the Freshman of the Year and
All four are Baltimore-area natives and former All-Metro players.
Schwarzmann, who was the All-Metro Player of the Year her senior year at Century, is the reigning Tewaaraton Award winner. Last month, the senior midfielder became only the third player to earn All-ACC honors four times. The two-time ACC tournament Most Valuable Player, she had four assists in the No. 1 Terps’ 12-8 title-game win over
Sanza, a St. Paul's graduate, is also a Tewaaraton nominee. A key to a new defense this spring, the senior led a field unit that allowed just 8.32 goals per game – more than seven goals less than the Terps scored. She has 15 caused turnovers, 28 ground balls and 15 ground balls.
Cummings, a two-time All-Metro Player of the Year and two-time Baltimore Sun Female Athlete of the Year, picked up right where she left off at McDonogh. She contributed 2.53 points per game but was also a force in the midfield both ways. She won an average of 4.26 draws, fifth nationally among rookies. One of just two freshmen on the all-conference team, she is fourth on the team in scoring (36 goals, 12 assists), first in draw controls (81) and tied for first in caused turnovers (16).