AS A SENIOR: Put capstone on sensational career with a senior season that was one for the record books ... named first team all-BIG EAST, IWLCA first team West/Midwest all-region and IWLCA second team All-American ... also earned a spot on the BIG EAST's All-Tournament team ... broke numerous school and BIG EAST records for assists ... ends career as the school's all-time leader in assists in a career (151), season (59), BIG EAST games only (31), game (8) and half (5), and the BIG EAST's all-time leader in assists in a season for conference-games only (31) and game (8) ... eight assists against Connecticut (16-9) was tied for second most in Div. I during 2012 season, and tied her for sixth all-time in Div. I for a single game ... had 14 games with two or more assists, 11 with three or more, nine with four or more and five with five or more ... tallied 29 assists in seven games from March 4 - April 1, registering three or more in all contests ... dished out three or more helpers in six of the eight BIG EAST regular season games ... six assists against No. 6 Stanford (17-14) and Cincinnati (22-2) would have tied the previous school record and placed her in tie for 14th in Div. I this year ... upped career tally to four games with six or more assists in a game ... tallied nine points twice in wins against Boston University (14-11) and Connecticut (16-9), which placed her into a tie for first in BIG EAST and 19th in Div. I for points in a game in 2012 ... six assists against Stanford and Cincinnati also tied an Irish home record for assists in a game ... five helpers in first half against Stanford and Connecticut set a new school record for assists in a half ... tied school mark for most consecutive games with a point at 51 after recording a point in every contest from Feb. 23, 2010 (first game of sophomore year against Hofstra) to April 25, 2012 (next to last game of regular season as a senior against No. 1 Northwestern) ... led team with 82 points (23G, 59A), including 42 points (11G, 31A) in BIG EAST regular season games ... ended career in fourth place in school history with 228 points ... also ended career tied for second in school history in games played with 76 ... tied for second in BIG EAST in points in a game with nine against Boston and Connecticut ... had top three single-game assist totals in league this year ... led BIG EAST in assists per game (3.88) and was third in points per game (5.25) ... in regular season conference-games only, tied for first with nine points in a single game, and led BIG EAST in assists per game (3.28) and was second in points per game (4.56) ... also scored 23 goals on the year, including career-high five in a win at Boston ... also broke school career assist mark against Terriers with her 107th helper ... tallied goals in 15 games, including two or more in five contests ... had three or more points in 15 games, including 11 with four or more ... had an impressive .511 shooting percentage and a .756 shots on goal percentage ... best games included seven points (1G, 6A) in win against Stanford (17-14), five points (0G, 5A) in win at No. 10 Ohio State (16-7), nine points (5G, 4A) in win at Boston (14-11), five points (1G, 4A) in win versus Yale (15-9), four points (4A) in win versus No. 16 Cornell (17-13), six points (2G, 4A) in win versus Louisville (13-11), five points (2G, 3A) in overtime win at Rutgers (13-12), six points (1G, 5A) in a loss at No. 15 Loyola (Md.) (17-11), nine points (1G, 8A) in a win at Connecticut (16-9) and seven points (1G, 6A) in a win versus Cincinnati (22-2) on Senior Day ... named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week and Womenslax.com Player of the Week after six assists against Stanford to open year ... also earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll three times - after scoring nine points in record-setting performance against Boston, after scoring six points in win against Louisville and after record-setting eight-assist performance against Connecticut ... was the women's lacrosse recipient of the 2011-12 Notre DameClub of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award ... was a 2011-12 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant ... prior to the season was named a tri-captain along with fellow seniors Jordy Shoemaker and Megan Sullivan ... selected a preseason third team All-American by Inside Lacrosse Magazine and a preseason first team all-BIG EAST member ... went with a group of Notre Dame student-athletes, including teammates Adele Bruggeman and Jaimie Morrison, during fall break to Alabama, where they helped with the cleanup efforts following the April 2011 tornado that hit Tuscaloosa ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Turned in brilliant junior season, earning third team All-American accolades by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA), first team West/Midwest all-region honors by IWLCA and first team all-BIG EAST accolades ... also earned a spot on the BIG EAST all-tournament team after helping lead the Irish to the championship game ... as the team's main distributer, led the BIG EAST and was tied for second in the country with 46 assists ... was second in the league and third in the country in assists per game (2.42) ... moved to within 14 assists of tying the Notre Dame career record for assists ... tallied 21 goals and 46 assists for 67 points ... 46 assists was new school single-season record, as was the 67 points ... had six games with two or more goals and 11 games with two or more assists ... produced 13 games with four or more points ... had multiple goals and multiple assists in three games ... had at least one goal and one assist in 12 games ... kept alive 37-match scoring streak, which is tied for second in school history, just 15 away from setting a new record ... played in all 19 games and started 18 for Notre Dame ... six assists against Connecticut tied a school record for assists in a game, as the Irish won 15-5 ... also tied school record for most assists in a home game and four assists in first half tied the school record for most assists in a half ... had five assists in a 16-15 win at Louisville, including the game winner to Jenny Granger with 0.8 seconds left in the second half ... tallied four assists in a BIG EAST semifinal win over Georgetown ... scored three goals each in wins against Boston University (14-5), Georgetown (13- 10) and Cincinnati (17-6) ... was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 18 games, making 17 starts ... second on the team in scoring with 18 goals and 26 assists for 44 points, all career highs ... scored in all 18 games on the season for a career-best point streak that she entered the 2011 season with ... had 12 games with two or more points and six with two or more goals ... picked up 10 ground balls, two draw controls and one caused turnover on the year ... opened the season with two assists in the 13-12 win over Hofstra (2/23) ... had a career-high four assists in the 15-10 win over Duquesne (2/27) ... had two goals and one assist for three points in games against Dartmouth (3/7) and California (3/13) ... scored twice in the 7-6 win at Boston University ... set up three goals in the 10-9 loss at home to Vanderbilt (3/24) ... had a career-high, five-point game (2g, 3a) in the 11-9 win over Louisville ... held to one assist in back-to-back losses at Northwestern and Georgetown ... sparked the Irish to an 11-10 win at Loyola (4/5) with three goals and an assist ... chipped in a goal and two assists in 16-0 win over Villanova (4/9) ... set up one goal in the 6-5 upset win of Syracuse (4/11) ... scored once in 15-5 win against Cincinnati (4/17) ... scored one goal, the game winner, and one assist in 12-11 win at Ohio State (4/22) ... assisted on one goal in 12-11 loss at Rutgers (4/24) ... had four-point game (3g, 1a) as Irish defeated Connecticut (5/1) to end regular season ... assisted on three goals in the 12-11, four-overtime loss to Syracuse in the BIG EAST semifinals ... held to one goal in the 19-7 loss to Northwestern in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 21 games as a rookie coming off the bench ... had 15 goals and 20 assists for 35 points - the seventh best single-season total for an Irish freshman ... added seven ground balls, two draw controls and five caused turnovers ... had three multi-goal games, seven multi-assist contests and 10 games with two or more points ... had points in 15 of 21 games ... got career off to a fast start with a goal and two assists for three points in opening win versus Duquesne (2/14) ... scored once in the 21-5 loss to Northwestern ... after being held scoreless versus Ohio State recorded a goal and two assists in 17-8 win over Stanford ... followed with a goal and an assist in 16-11 win at Dartmouth ... held to just one assist in 17-15 win over Hofstra (3/14) ... collected three points (1g, 2a) in 18-9 victory over Rutgers and followed that with the first of three career-high four-point games, getting a goal and three assists in 20-4 win over California ... turned in back-to-back four-point games in 16-5 win at Cincinnati (2g, 2a) and a career-high three goals and one assist in 20-8 win at Louisville (4/5) ... picked up just one assist in losses at Syracuse and Vanderbilt ... equaled career high with three goals in 20-5 win over Connecticut ... set up a pair of goals in 12-10 win over Georgetown in the BIG EAST championship game on April 26 ... chipped in two more assists in regular-season finale at Cornell (11-9 win) ... closed the season with one goal in the 19-13 victory over Vanderbilt in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament ... was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Played three sports at Boyertown High School in Boyertown, Pa. ... won four letters in lacrosse, three in basketball and played soccer for one season ... helped Boyertown girls lacrosse to four straight Pioneer Athletic Conference championships, going 55-0 in conference games ... helped squad to two District I semifinal appearances in 2007 and 2008 ... finished her career as the school and the conference's all-time leading scorer with 63 career points ... broke the 25-year old school record with 299 career goals ... added 164 assists ... had 92 goals and 38 assists for 130 points as a senior ... four-time first team all-PAC 10 conference selection ... four-time all-area selection ... named the Pottstown Mercury all-area player of the year in 2007 and 2008 ...named to the 2008 Philly Lacrosse.com first team all-area ... two-time U.S. Lacrosse high school All-American ... also excelled in the classroom as she was a two-time U.S. Lacrosse high school Academic All-American ... winner of Boyertown High School's Marcella Wise Award for outstanding display of character, leadership and sportsmanship for 2007-08 ... two-time nominee for Berks County athlete of the year ... member of the Phantastix Club Lacrosse team ... played in the U.S. Lacrosse national tournament in 2006 and 2007 for the Upper Atlantic Team ... full name is Margaret Mary Tamasitis ... daughter of Bill and Bonnie Tamasitis ... has two brothers, John and Patrick, and one sister, Courtney, who played lacrosse at Duquesne University and was named the first assistant women's lacrosse coach in Marquette history in the summer of 2011 ... born in Reading, Pa. ... graduated from the College of Arts & Letters with a degree in film, television and theatre with a concentration in television studies.
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