Deacs fall to the fourth-ranked team in the nation
2001: Started every game ?P Named All-ACC ?P Recorded nine assists, bringing her career total to 29, which is third in Wake Forest history.
2000: Started every game for the Deacs ... was second on the team in assists with 18, to go along with 2 goals ... chosen as an NFHCA Second Team Regional All-American ... named to the All-ACC Tournament team.
1999: Enjoyed a solid rookie season, finishing with five goals and three assists ... named to the U-19 and U-21 National Teams ... registered two goals against Virginia.
High School: Was a four-time all-league selection and four-time all-area pick ... named the 1998 Chester County Player of the Year ... was team captain and team MVP her senior season ... a gold medalist in the 1997 Junior Olympics ... nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award ... selected as the 1999 East High School Female Athlete of the Year ... also lettered in lacrosse for four years ... was selected all-conference in lacrosse all four years in high school ... was the 1999 lacrosse team captain ... served as secretary of the Italian National Honor Society and was an honor roll student.
What the coaches say about Whitehead: "Maria??s speed provides us with a lot of options because she can cover so much ground. She will definitely help us to create some one-on-one situations on offense."
Career Statistics Year GP/GS SH G A PTS 1999 22/12 25 5 3 13 2000 22/22 20 2 18 21 2001 21/21 26 3 9 15 Totals 65/55 71 10 30 50