ACC Leads with 35 NFHCA All-Region Honors


Wake Forest’s Kozniuk named South Region Player of the Year 


GREENSBORO, N.C. – Thirty-five Atlantic Coast Conference field hockey student-athletes were named to 2014 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-Region Teams, which were announced Tuesday by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. The total is the most from any conference in the nation.

The South Regional Player of the Year, Wake Forest’s Anna Kozniuk tallied 16 goals and six assists for 38 points during the 2014 season. She was named the ACC Offensive Player of the Year, the MVP of the ACC Championship, and was selected to the All-ACC First Team.

Of the 35 NFHCA All-Region honorees, 20 are first team selections and 15 are on the second team. North Carolina leads the league with seven players recognized, followed by Boston College with six, five each from Duke, Louisville, and Syracuse, four from Wake Forest, and three from Virginia.

For the full release from the NFHCA, visit: http://theacc.co/1AeuJgh.

Mideast Region

First Team
Alyssa Manley, Syracuse
Kati Nearhouse, Syracuse
Emma Russell, Syracuse
Lieke Visser, Syracuse

Second Team
Jordan Page, Syracuse

Northeast Region

First Team
Emma Plasteras, Boston College
Romje Stiekema, Boston College

Second Team
Jordyn Hamilton, Boston College
Emily McCoy, Boston College
Eryn McCoy, Boston College
Leah Settipane, Boston College

South Region

First Team
Abby Beltrani, Duke
Lauren Blazing, Duke
Aileen Johnson, Duke
Emma Bozek, North Carolina
Charlotte Craddock, North Carolina
Nina Notman, North Carolina
Samantha Travers, North Carolina
Emily Wold, North Carolina
Tara Vittese, Virginia
Georgia Holland, Wake Forest
Anna Kozniuk, Wake Forest

Second Team
Jessica Buttinger, Duke
Amanda Kim, Duke
Loren Shealy, North Carolina
Julia Young, North Carolina
Caleigh Foust, Virginia
Lucy Hyams, Virginia
Christine Conroe, Wake Forest
Jessica Newak, Wake Forest

West Region

First Team
Elisa Garcia, Louisville
Paige Monsen, Louisville
Alyssa Voelmle, Louisville

Second Team
Sydney King, Louisville
Mallory Mason, Louisville