10   Marisha Schumacher-Hodge
Marisha Schumacher-Hodge

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Schenley

Height:
5-4

Position:
M



Schumacher-Hodge Radio Interviews:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - November 6, 2008

AS A SENIOR IN 2008: Called into the Boston Breakers preseason camp ... Reclaimed title as the America East Midfielder of the Year ... An America East All-Conference First Team honoree and NSCAA All-Northeast Region team selection ... Academically, was named to the 2008 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 1 Second Team, NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-America squad, America East All-Academic Team and AE Academic Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Was named an America East Scholar-Athlete ... At season's end, was named the team's Most Valuable Offensive Player ... A selection for the NEWISA Senior Bowl and All-New England honors ... Picked up Soccer Buzz All-Northeast Region Second Team honors and won the inaugural America East Fan's Choice Player of the Year award ... Was a nominee for the 2008 Soccer News Net Player of the Year ... Lifted BU into the championship game with the game-winning goal against Maine in the conference semifinals ... Recorded her first goal of the season in a 4-0 win over Vermont on Oct. 5 ... Posted the game-winner against Maine on Oct. 12 and followed it up with goals against Stony Brook (Oct. 19) and UMBC (Oct. 23) ... Assisted on junior Casey Brown's golden goal in double overtime at Hartford (Oct. 26) to keep BU undefeated in the conference.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007: Started all 20 contests ... Led the team in points (14) and assists (6), while tallying four goals - including two game winners ... Earned NSCAA All-Northeast Region Third Team, Soccer Buzz Northeast Region First Team and NEWISA All-New England Second Team accolades ... Received AE All-Conference First Team recognition ... Tallied the game-winning goal against Binghamton in the conference semifinals ... Named to the Preseason MAC Herman Trophy Watch List, college soccer's most prestigious honor ... Selected to the NSCAA/adidas Women's Scholar East Region Second Team ... Earned America East Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades for the second straight season.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006: One of eight Terriers to start all 21 games ... America East Midfielder of the Year and All-Conference First Team honoree ... Named to NSCAA All-Northeast Region Second Team ... Selected to Soccer Buzz Northeast Region Second Team ... Fourth on the team in points with 11 on three goals and four assists - third on team in each of those individual categories ... Took the majority of the team's corner kicks and set pieces during the season ... Scored the game-winning goal on Oct. 5 against Albany ... Third on the team in shots (33) and ranked fourth for shots on goal with 13 ... Earned a spot on the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll with a GPA or 3.5 or higher.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005: Played in all 23 games, starting 17 ... Named to America East All-Rookie Team ... Scored one goal and had two assists for four points, tops among Terrier newcomers ... Scored the game winner againt Binghamton (10/8) ... Assisted on the Terriers' only goal in a 1-0 win at TCU (9/9) ... Assisted on the game's lone goal in a win against UNH (10/16) ... Named AE Rookie of the Week on Oct. 10 for her efforts vs. Binghamton, and again on Oct. 17 for her assist against UNH ... Earned AE Academic Honor Roll accolades for a GPA of 3.0 or better.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Was a four-year standout at Schenley High School, scoring 109 goals and leading the City League in 2002 (31 goals), 2003 (36) and 2004 (35) ... Named All-City all three years, and was selected to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette All-Star team ... Was on the Pittsburgh Tribune Review East Elite Team in 2002 ... Helped team win the City League championship from 2001-03 ... Was an ODP player from 1999-04 ... In 2002 and 2003, reached the national finals in the Got Milk 3-on-3 tournament.

PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 24, 1987 ... Daughter of Dana Schumacher and the late Leroy Hodge ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as an international relations major.

STATISTICS
Overall Stats America East Stats
Year GP-GS Sh G Asts Pts GP-GS Sh G Asts Pts
2005 23-17 19 1 2 4 8-7 9 1 1 3
2006 21-21 33 3 4 10 8-8 19 2 1 5
2007 20-20 31 4 6 14 7-7 17 3 6 12
2008 22-22 34 5 2 12 8-8 16 2 4 8
Tot. 86-80 117 13 14 40 31-30 61 8 12 28

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