UNC Women's Lacrosse Bio
33 Maggie Auslander
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General – Returns as a starting defender in 2017 and should help anchor the defense as a senior.

Junior (2016) – Started all 22 games at defender  ... Took on a starting role for the first time and responded well ... Gathered a season-high four ground balls on two occasions (vs. Duke in the regular season and vs. San Diego State) ... Caused three turnovers vs. the Aztecs ... Controlled a season-high two draws against Virginia ... In the summer of 2016, served as a research intern studying leadership development under Dr. J.D. DeFreese at UNC.

Sophomore (2015) – Saw action in seven games off the bench ... Collected five ground balls, including two versus Elon ... Also recorded two caused turnovers and two draw controls.

Freshman (2014) - Contributed right away as a defensvie midfielder ... Saw action in 17 of 20 games, including each of the last 13 contests ... Finished the year with two goals (one each vs. Elon and Georgetown), 13 draw controls, seven ground balls and nine caused turnovers ... Rated the No 8 freshman in the nation by Inside Lacrosse prior to the season.  

High School - Tallied 87 points and 62 ground balls for Green Hope HS in Cary, N.C., in 2013 ... Grabbed a spot in the 2013 Under Armour senior All-America game, starting for the South team and tallying two caused turnovers and a ground ball ... Scored 47 goals and had 37 assists and 62 ground balls in 2013 at Green Hope, earning conference player-of-the-year honors ... In her career, Auslander totaled 208 goals, 107 assists, 219 ground balls, 135 caused turnovers and 365 draw controls ... Also is a gifted basketball player.

Personal - Margaret Rose Auslander is the daughter of Ed and Elaine Auslander ... Has yet to declare an academic major.

Position: Defender/Midfielder
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
High School: Green Hope
Major: Exercise and Sport Science
UNC North Carolina Women's Lacrosse


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