|| Julia Drewes
Stanford: Has tremendous vision and receiving skills ... Extremely comfortable on the ball ... Will be key in creating transition from defense to offense.
Cardinal Career: Played in all 60 games possible in her first three seasons with 60 starts ... Has scored 17 points with six goals and five assists ... Has also collected five defensive saves ... Three-time NFHCA All-Academic selection.
2005 Season (Junior): A solid starter for the Cardinal, starting in all 21 games ... Ranked third on the team with five goals ... Was second on the squad with three assists, combining for 13 points to rank third ... Seventh on the team with 28 shot attempts and fourth with a .179 shooting percentage ... Went 3-3 in penalty shots ... Named to the NFHCA All-Academic team for the third-straight season.
Individual Game Notes
11/3 vs. Appalachian State (NorPac Tournament Opener) - G ... scored on a penalty corner in the eighth minute of Stanford's 5-1 victory 10/31 vs. Radford - G (PS) ... sank a penalty shot in the second minute to put the Cardinal in the lead 10/29 vs. California - AST ... assisted Jess Zutz's goal second half goal in the 3-2 overtime loss 10/14 vs. Longwood - G (PS) ... sank a penalty shot in the 21st minute to lead the Cardinal to a 3-0 win, also tallying a season-high six shots 10/7 at Davidson - G ... contributed a goal in the 5-1 victory 9/7 at Appalachian State - G (PS) ... netted her first goal of the season in the first half of the 2-0 win on a penalty shot 8/30 vs. Delaware - AST ... collected an assist in the 5-1 loss 8/27 vs. Miami (Ohio) - AST ... opened the season with an assist on Jess Zutz's goal
2004 Season (Sophomore): Emerged as one of the better defensive players in the NorPac, starting all 20 games to help lead a Cardinal defense that ranked fifth in the NorPac with a 2.05 goals against average ... Came up with four points on a penalty stroke goal and a pair of assists, while adding one defensive save ... Named NFHCA All-Academic for the second straight season.
Individual Game Notes
10/1 at Southwest Missouri State - G ... scored her first collegiate goal on a penalty stroke 9/10 - AST ... assisted on the second goal in Stanford's 5-1 upset win 8/28 - AST, DS ... picked up her first collegiate point when she assisted on Jess Zutz' first career goal that gave Stanford a brief 2-1 advantage in an eventual 3-2 season-opening loss
2003 Season (Freshman): Turned into one of the team's top defensive players in her rookie season, starting all 19 games and leading the Cardinal with three defensive saves ... Took one shot ... Named NFHCA All-Academic.
Individual Game Notes
10/4 at Michigan State - Took her first career shot 8/31 vs. Villanova - made her collegiate debut in the starting lineup
High School: A 2003 graduate of St. Mark's High School ... Earned All-State, All-Catholic Conference, school Female Athlete of the Year and Team MVP honors as a senior when she scored 17 points (six goals, five assists) and was invited to Delaware's All-State game ... Also named First Team All-League as a junior and Third Team as a sophomore ... Played prep basketball and lacrosse, earning All-State honors as a senior and First Team All-League honors three times, as well as Third Team All-League honors once, in the latter sport ... Teams won three field hockey and three lacrosse league titles, taking second and third in the state in field hockey in her sophomore and junior campaigns, respectively ... Won numerous academic honors, including her school's Best All-Around of Class honor as a senior and Outstanding Sophomore of the Year.
Other Amateur Field Hockey: Played with the Strikers club team in 2000-01 and 2002-03, as well as the Delaware Stars in 2001-02 ... Placed as high as second at the National Indoor Tournament and participated in the event all three seasons ... Has also played with the Virginia Mavericks ... During her sophomore season, was a member of the EPTC (Elite Performance Training Center) squad for Northern California.
Getting To Know Julia Drewes
Born: March 20, 1985
Parents: Roger Drewes and Kathleen Schodt
Professional Aspirations: Work for the CDC, NIH, or WHO
Stanford's field hockey team will be fun to watch this year because: our
corners will be the best in the nation!
My primary inspiration in sports is: the desire to push myself
The thing I love about field hockey is: how there are so many skills to
learn so you can always become a better player
Favorite sport other than field hockey: basketball
The biggest thrill in my life to date is: studying abroad in Oxford, England
for a quarter
What makes Stanford University so special: It's got the academic rigor of an
Ivy League, the relaxed atmosphere of California, and athletic teams
unrivaled in the world.
Favorite Food: spaghetti
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: pasta
My favorite movie: Happy Gilmore
My ultimate Sportscenter highlight would be: Stanford field hockey winning a
After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as: someone who was honest, compassionate, and gave it everything I had
If I could invite three people to dinner in history, they would be: Abraham
Lincoln, Gandhi, Winston Churchill
What are you most thankful for in life: my family
One wish I would make for the 21st century: that we become less dependent on oil for fuel