|Hometown:||West Hartford, Conn.|
Szafman's Career Stats
Made her collegiate debut against Columbia on March 24...Finished the season with 35:42 of action over five games in the circle for the Big Green...Posted a goals-against average of 15.13 and a .357 save percentage in her five appearances...Turned aside three Syracuse shots during the regular season contest in the Carrier Dome in nearly eleven and a half minutes of play...Made two stops against Niagara on April 16...Saw 3:59 of action against Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament.
Did not appear in a game.
Did not see any varsity action behind two senior goalies
Versatile student-athlete who excelled on and off the athletic fields ... Team captain and second team Connecticut all-state as a senior ... US Lacrosse Academic All-America in 2009 … Selected to the Central Connecticut Conference All-Academic squad her sophomore through senior years ... Played club lacrosse for the Northern Stars from 2005-07 and Connecticut Futures Lacrosse from 2007-08 … Won her school's Spirit of the Hall Award as a senior ... Also ran cross country and indoor track.
Daughter of Steven Szafman and Michelle Kunzman … Has one brother … Also a black belt in tae kwan do.
Patton on Szafman: Julia will have unlimited potential at Dartmouth. She's athletic and very coachable, which we look for in goalkeepers.
What is the most adventurous thing you've ever done?
My friend and I decided to hike the AT for three days at the beginning of the fall without a map or plan, we set up camp wherever we could and slept outside, it was great.
What is your guilty pleasure?
I get really into watching terrible MTV shows
Do you have a pre-game ritual?
I used to have way too many, it was getting out of control, so when I got to college I stopped
What is your major & why?
Music, because there’s nothing that makes me happier than playing, listening to, composing, and studying music. Spanish because I fell in love with the culture and it’s interesting to see how language influences culture and vice versa
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A touring musician. Yeah, I know it’s unlikely
Three words to describe the coaches.
Dedicated, all-knowing, secretly goofy