|National Team: Played
with the U.S. National Team at training camps in December of 1995 and December
of 1996 ... One of the top players on the Under-20 Women's National Team,
she played for the USA's bronze medal U-20 team at the Nordic Cup in Sweden
in the summer of 1996 ... Played in the 1995 U.S> Olympic Festival in
Denver. College/High School: Started all 26 games for North Carolina
as a freshman, helping the Tar Heels to the NCAA Championship with 12 goals
and 15 assists, including the winning goal in the NCAA semi-final game ...
The Soccer America Freshman of the Year ... A Third-Team NSCAA All-American
... A First-Team Soccer News All-American selection ... Voted the
ACC Rookie of the Year and First-Team All-ACC ... Voted to the All-NCAA
Tournament Team ... Fourth on the Tar Heels in scoring as a freshmen with
39 points and third in game-winning goals with 5 ... The top high school
midfielder in the country as a senior at McDonogh School in Baltimore ...
The Parade Magazine Player of the Year and the 1995 NSCAA/Umbro High
School Player of the Year ... A three-time NSCAA All-American in high school
and two-time Maryland Player of the Year ... Set state records for goals
in a season with 69 and in a career with 198 .. Had 49 goals and 21 assists
as a sophomore ... Started her junior season scoring a goal 49 seconds into
the first game ... A four-time all-state selection she was featured on ESPN's
Scholastic Sports America and featured in USA Today the same year ...
Also participated in softball, basketball and track and field at McDonogh.
Personal: Full name is Laurie Annette Schwoy ... Most admired athlete
is Cal Ripken of the Baltimore Orioles. |
First Appearance: May 31, 1997 vs. Canada