Duke Women's Lacrosse BIO
5 Maura Schwitter
2014: Started the final five games of the season on defense while playing in 17 overall … Recorded four ground balls, one draw control and six caused turnovers as a rookie … Had a ground ball and a caused turnover against Virginia in the ACC Tournament (4/24).
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner for Jason Schlereth at Immaculate Heart Academy … 2013 Under Armour All-American (North Team) … Tabbed No. 20 on Inside Lacrosse’s list of the top 25 incoming freshmen … Two-time member of the Under Armour All-America Underclass New Jersey all-star squad … Tallied 70 goals, 29 assists and 47 ground balls during her senior campaign to earn All-North Jersey, all-state, all-county, all-league and all-suburban first team recognition … Helped Immaculate Heart finish runners-up at the state sectional tournament her senior year … Also guided her squad to second-place showings at the county tournament all four years … Concluded her prep career with 138 goals, 51 assists and 98 ground balls … Lettered one year in soccer and one year in basketball at Immaculate Heart … Member of the National Honor Society and the National Art Honor Society … Recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award.
Personal: Born Maura Theresa Schwitter on July 7, 1995 in Hackensack, N.J. … Daughter of William and Eileen Schwitter … Has two brothers, Billy and Michael, and two sisters, Meaghan and Tara … Grandfather, Bill, competed in basketball and baseball at Manhattan College (1937-41), went on to play baseball in the New York Giants’ minor league system and was inducted into Manhattan’s College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1995 … Father played basketball and baseball at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1976-80) … Mother played volleyball and softball at DeSales University (1976-80) … Brother, Billy, was a distance swimmer at Boston College (2004-08) … Sister, Tara, is a senior defender on the women’s soccer team at the University of Miami … Cousin, Sean Bohan, graduated from Duke in 2013.