Florida State to honor former Seminole great Cindy Schofield before the start of Sunday's match.
2002: The first two-time All-ACC first-team selection in Seminole soccer history, Schofield has backed up her amazing junior year with an All-American caliber performance again in 2002?first Seminole to ever record back-to-back seasons of 10 or more goals and just the second FSU player to ever record 10 or more points in three seasons?she is now the first Seminole to ever record 100 points in a career, score 40 goals in a career or take 200 shots?leads FSU in goals, points, shots, shots on goal and multi-goal games?has multi-goal games versus Wake Forest, Jacksonville and George Mason this season?has recorded three or more points in a game 22 times in her career?started every match this season and has scored 15 goals and recorded 35 points in the final 15 games of the season?tied the record she set herself last season for the most consecutive games with a goal as she scored in the last five matches of the 2002 regular season?has recorded at least one point in 12 of the last 16 games?already broken the single season record she established for shots on goal and shots...holds the top two places in single season records for points, goals, goals per game, points per game, shots, shots per game, shots on goal and shots on goal per game?with her assist versus Maryland in the first round of the ACC Tournament, Schofield took over sole possession for career assists...has established seven career records this season (points, goals, assists, shots, shots on goal, game-winning goals and multi-goal games)?first Seminole player to ever be named to the SoccerBuzz Elite Team of the week twice in her career and was also named to the Soccer America Team of the Week this season.
IN THE NCAA?S: The most prolific offensive player in FSU?s NCAA Tournament history?number one for goals, points, assists, shots and game-winning goals?in the midst of the best NCAA Tournament performance in team history?has had a monster tournament by recording a game-winning goal and an assist in each of FSU?s first two games?is currently the fourth leading scorer in the NCAA Tournament with six points on two goals and two assists?currently ahead of every forward Hermann Award finalist in NCAA Tournament scoring except for Portland?s Christine Sinclair?has more points than Christine Welsch (Penn State), Aly Wagner (Santa Clara), Susan Bush (UNC), Alyssa Ramsey (UNC), Kim Patrick (Tennessee) and Marcia Wallis (Stanford) in 2002 NCAA Tournament play?in the 2002 NCAA Tournament opener, her 42nd minute penalty shot was the difference in the game and was her second career NCAA Tournament goal?sealed the win versus Ole Miss with a perfect diagonal pass to Jez Ratliff who scored to put FSU up 2-0?in the Round of 32 match with Auburn, the senior came through again?helped put the Seminoles up 1-0 on a free kick after Leah Gallegos was fouled just outside of the 18-yard box. She slotted a ball to the backpost off the set piece that Camie Bybee slipped past U-19 National team back-up keeper Megan Rivera?with the Seminoles and Tigers tied 1-1 with less than four minutes remaining in the match, Schofield recorded the biggest postseason goal of her career. Gallegos drew two defenders at the top of the 18 and one-timed a pass to Schofield on the right. She beat Rivera with a low shot at the near post and sent FSU to the Sweet 16.
IN THE ACC: Started all seven conference games for FSU this season and has scored six goals including a game-winner versus Maryland?has increased her goal and point production in conference games every season she has been at FSU?set the FSU single season record for goals and points scored in conference games this season?holds the career goal and points record in ACC games?will finish her career having scored at least one goal against every team in the conference?currently second in the conference in goals per game, third in points per game, third in game-winning goals and fourth in shots per game?joins Deliah Arrington and Alyssa Ramsey as the only three ACC players to score 10 or more goals in each of the last two ACC regular seasons?currently second in the conference in goals scored and fourth in points?if Schofield is able to finish the 2002 season with the most goals in the ACC (she is currently two behind Arrington), she will join Mia Hamm (UNC) and Charmaine Hooper (NCSU) as only the third player in ACC history to lead the conference in goals scored in back-to-back seasons.
2001: Cindy Schofield had the most productive offensive season in the history of Florida State soccer as she scored 17 goals, had eight assists and recorded 42 points after starting 18 of FSU?s 24 matches?helped drive an FSU offense that ended the year as the 29th-best in all of Division I soccer?named an honorable mention All-American and first team All-Southeast Region selection by SoccerBuzz, NSCAA All-South Region second team selection and became just FSU?s second-ever All-ACC first team selection? Schofield was in the top 30 in the country in scoring offense and goals per game?she finished No. 28 in the nation with an average of 0.71 goals per game which led the conference?also finished No. 27 in scoring offense with 1.75 points per game and was the only player in the ACC to appear on the NCAA leaders list for both goals and points?became the first Seminole to ever lead the ACC in goals scored and finished the season second in the conference in points, second in goals per game, second in scoring average and fourth in assists?established FSU single season records for goals (17), goals per game (0.71), points (42), points per game (1.75), shots (69), shots per game (1.75), shots on goal (42), shots on goal per game (1.75) and game-winning goals (6)?her 42 points shattered the previous record of 31 set by Emma Breland in 2000 and her 17 goals were three more than the previ-ous record set in 1996?had the second-most assists in a single season?also established a new FSU record with four multi-goal games in a season?tied for first on the team in goals (5) and second in assists (4) and points (14) in games versus ACC competition?finished the year second on the team in goals (3), assists (3) and points (9) in conference play?the striker should finish this season owning every offensive record for a career at Florida State?for her career, the Lakeland, Fla. native is just five shots away from taking over No. 1 on that list, four goals away from becoming the top goal scorer in FSU soccer history, three assists away from moving into first, 10 points away from the top spot and she is already first all-time with seven career game-winning goals?after scoring eight career goals as a freshman and sophomore, in 2001 Schofield displayed the finishing touch that helped her score 238 goals while playing at George Jenkins High School?in the last seven matches heading into the NCAA Tournament, Schofield scored eight goals and racked up 21 points, including multi-goal games against Miami (three goals) and in the quarterfinals at the ACC Tournament against Maryland (two goals)?during an 11-game stretch between September 21 and October 25, Schofield scored 10 of her 17 goals and recorded four assists, which alone would have placed her fourth on the all-time single season point scorers list?against Kansas, NC State, Louisville, USF, UCF, FIU, Miami, Virginia and Duke, she scored 10 goals with five of those ten goals being game-winners?during that stretch, she scored five consecutive game-winners versus USF, UCF, Duke, FIU and Miami ?netted at least one goal in 10 of 12 games from September 30 to November 8 during which FSU went 9-3?scored the golden goal in an overtime win over Duke that helped FSU establish a program-best three ACC wins in a season?went on to record her first-ever collegiate hat trick in a 3-1 win over the University of Miami. The six points were a career high in a single game for Schofield, which broke her previous best set against UCF (2G 1A) less than three weeks before the Miami match?broke the single-season record for goals in the final game of the regular season in a dominating 5-1 win over Jacksonville University, giving her 15 goals, which surpassed the eight goals she totaled for her entire career...recorded her 16th and 17th goals in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals versus Maryland.
2000: One of the most important offensive players in Florida State?s turnaround? started 19 straight games to end the 2000 campaign?finished the season tied for first in assists (7), which also tied a single season record for Florida State?the Seminoles? second-leading point scorer (17), Schofield was also tied for second in goals scored (5) and third in shots (44) and shots on goal (22)?ninth in the ACC in assists and assists per game (0.29)?always played her best in FSU?s biggest games as evidenced by her goals against North Carolina, Texas A&M, Jacksonville (NCAA?s) and Clemson?scored a goal and recorded an assist in FSU?s 4-1 upset of No. 7 Texas A&M?also had a goal and an assist in a win over Florida International? recorded two game-winning assists in key road games at Oregon State and Miami?Schofield was a force on the road where she tallied five of her seven assists (Florida, Duke, Miami, Oregon State and Missouri).
1999: Had an impressive inaugural season at Florida State...led all freshman in goals (3), points (7) and tied for first amongst freshmen in game appearances (18)...re-corded an assist and scored the game winning goal versus Stetson...added a goal in games versus Mercer and Auburn.
HIGH SCHOOL: Holds the Florida High School League all-time career record for goals scored with 238... second on the all-time career goal scoring list in the nation...set the Florida High School record for most goals scored in a season with 70 her freshman year...was a four-time Tampa Tribune All-Area first team selection and a Lakeland Ledger All-County first team selection... twice named the Tampa Bay Player of the Year...was the Polk County Player of the Year...team MVP all four years...was the Tampa Tribune High School Player of the Year as a junior and senior...had her high school jersey No. 11 retired...a Florida Academic Scholar who received the Gulf Coast/United Soccer Association Scholarship?Vice President of the senior class and the Future Business Leaders...a member of the National Honor Society... also lettered in volleyball.
ODP EXPERIENCE: A member of the Florida state ODP team from 1994-96.
CLUB: A member of the three-time State Cup champion Tampa Bay Heather...was part of the 1998 Southeast Regional runner-up team.
ACADEMIC: 2001-2002 ACC Academic Honor Roll.