Inducted as a truly great player, Stumpf enjoyed a standout prep career as a low defensive player at Springfield (Pa.) High School (Delco) before becoming a four-year anchor on defense at the University of Maryland. Stumpf helped the Terrapins to the NCAA semifinals in 1984 and 1985 and ultimately to their first national championship as a team captain in 1986.
Stumpf earned first team All-America honors in both 1985 and 1986, and was named to the NCAA’s All-Tournament Team in 1984, 1985 and 1986. She played in the North-South All-Star Game in 1986 and was additionally named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary Team in 2002 and the NCAA’s 25th Anniversary Team in 2006. Stumpf spent seven years (1986-1993) as a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team Program, and was a member of the 1989 championship-winning U.S. World Cup Team. She served as an alternate for the 1986 U.S. World Cup Team.