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Maryland’s Witmer (pictured above), Virginia’s Buckley earn fourth-career honor
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Twenty-three student-athletes were honored on Wednesday as part of the 2013 Field Hockey All-ACC Team, as announced today by ACC Commissioner John Swofford. The accolades are voted on by the league’s seven head coaches.
Headlining the 2013 All-ACC team are Maryland’s Jill Witmer and Virginia’s Elly Buckley. The two have been named to the squad four times, and are just the 10th and 11th players in the 31-year history of ACC field hockey to be four-time honorees.
Two more student-athletes – Wake Forest’s Anna Kozniuk and Duke’s Emmie Le Marchand -- earned their third career All-ACC recognition.
All seven of the league’s teams are represented on the All-ACC squad, led by six student-athletes from top-ranked Maryland and four each from No. 8 Duke and No. 2 Syracuse. No. 3 North Carolina and No. 4 Virginia both had three honorees, followed by No. 15 Wake Forest with two and No. 11 Boston College with one.
The 2013 ACC Field Hockey Championship gets under way Thursday in Newton, Mass. Thursday’s quarterfinals are scheduled for 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m., and the semifinals will be at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Friday. The championship will be held Sunday at 1 p.m.
For more information, visit the official site of the 2013 ACC Field Hockey Championship at http://theacc.co/FHChamp.
|Emma Plasteras @||Jr.||M||Boston College|
|Ali McEvoy @||Sr.||D||Maryland|
|Jill Witmer %||Sr.||F||Maryland|
|Charlotte Craddock @||Jr.||F||North Carolina|
|Nina Notman||So.||M/D||North Carolina|
|Emily Wold @||So.||M/D||North Carolina|
|Elly Buckley %||Sr.||F||Virginia|
|Anna Kozniuk #||Jr.||D/M||Wake Forest|
|Paula Heimbach @||Sr.||D||Duke|
|Emmie Le Marchand #||Sr.||F||Duke|
|Christine Conroe||R-Jr.||M||Wake Forest|
|@ Two-time honoree, # Three-time honoree, % Four-time honoree|