Seven BIG EAST Field Hockey Players Named to All-America Teams

Updated BIG EAST Field Hockey Notes and Statistics

 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - BIG EAST field hockey powers Connecticut and Syracuse had a combined seven student athletes selected to the 2012 Longstreth/NFHCA All-America Teams. The Huskies led the conference with four selections and the Orange had three.

 

Syracuse's Laura Hahnefeldt was named Mideast Region Player of the Year in addition to her First Team All-America selection. The junior back scored three goals in the postseason to lead Syracuse to the BIG EAST regular season title and a berth to the NCAA Semifinals. Hahnefeldt was a First Team All-Mideast Region selection a year ago.

 

Connecticut's Sarah Mansfield was selected First Team All-America for the second consecutive year. The junior goalkeeper posted a goals-against average of 1.00 and a .800 save percentage in 2012. The three-time All-BIG EAST First Team selection also recorded six shutouts to help Connecticut win the 2012 BIG EAST Championship.

 

Connecticut graduate student Louisa Boddy, the 2012 BIG EAST Championship Most Outstanding Performer, was named to the second team along with Syracuse senior Kelsey Millman. Connecticut junior Marie Elena Bolles, the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year was named to the Third Team, as well as Syracuse senior and BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year Iona Holloway. Connecticut sophomore Chloe Hunnable rounded out the All-America group on the Third Team.

 

Sixteen BIG EAST field hockey players were also named to the All-Region teams, representing five of the seven schools that compete in the league.

 

2012 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I Mideast Region Player of the Year
Laura Hahnefeldt, Jr., Syracuse
 
 
2012 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-Americans
First Team
Sarah Mansfield, Jr., Connecticut
Laura Hahnefeldt, Jr., Syracuse
 
 
Second Team
Louisa Boddy, Gr., Connecticut
Kelsey Millman, Sr., Syracuse
 
 
Third Team
Marie Elena Bolles, Jr., Connecticut
Chloe Hunnable, So., Connecticut
Iona Holloway, Sr., Syacuse
 
 
2012 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-Region Teams
 
Mid-Atlantic Region, Second Team
Alyssa Bull, Fr., Rutgers
Lisa Patrone, Jr., Rutgers
 
 
Mideast Region, First Team
Louisa Boddy, Gr., Connecticut
Marie Elena Bolles, Jr., Connecticut
Chloe Hunnable, So., Connecticut
Sarah Mansfield, Jr., Connecticut
Leonie Geyer, Jr., Syracuse
Laura Hahnefeldt, Jr., Syracuse
Iona Holloway, Sr., Syracuse
Kelsey Millman, Sr., Syracuse
 
 
Mideast Region, Second Team
Alicia Angelini, Sr., Connecticut
Liz McInerney, Gr., Syracuse
Leann Stiver, Sr., Syracuse
 
 
Northeast Region, Second Team
Caitlin Malone, Jr., Providence
Henni Tietze, So., Providence
 
 
West Region, First Team
Amber Thomas, Sr., Louisville