Wake Forest’s Rhea Named @ACCFieldHockey Player Of The Week


Senior’s hat trick keys Demon Deacons’ past Boston College in regular-season finale

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Wake  Forest senior forward/midfielder Taylor Rhea has been named the final 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Player Of The Week after scoring all three goals in a 3-1 win over No. 10 Boston College on Saturday to close out the regular season.

Rhea, a native of Virginia Beach, Va., delivered her third hat trick of the season in the win over the Eagles. She enters this week’s ACC Championship tied for second in the conference in goals scored (15) and third in total points (34). Rhea, who is averaging 1.89 points per match, was selected last week as a participant in the Front Rush/NFCHA Senior Game.

Rhea’s 15 goals matches the combined total of her first three years at Wake Forest prior to this season.