Fifteen ACC Student-Athletes Earn NFHCA All-America Honors

Wake Forest’s Kozniuk earns fourth career honor

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Fifteen Atlantic Coast Conference field hockey student-athletes earned 2014 All-America honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association, the organization announced Monday. The total is the most for any conference in the nation.

All seven ACC teams had at least one player recognized, led by North Carolina which had a national-best four All-Americans. Duke and Syracuse had three players selected, followed by Wake Forest with two and Boston College, Louisville, and Virginia with one each.

Of the 16-member first team, seven are from ACC schools with two from Syracuse and one each from Boston College, Louisville, North Carolina, Virginia, and Wake Forest. Four league representatives are on the second team, and four garnered third team honors.

Wake Forest’s Anna Kozniuk is the 14th player in league history to earn four career All-America honors. Boston College’s Emma Plasters, and North Carolina’s Charlotte Craddock and Emily Wold were recognized for the third time.

ACC on the 2014 NFHCA All-America Teams

First Team
Emma Plasteras, Boston College
Alyssa Voelmle, Louisville
Emily Wold, North Carolina
Alyssa Manley, Syracuse
Emma Russell, Syracuse
Tara Vittese, Virginia
Anna Kozniuk, Wake Forest

Second Team
Aileen Johnson, Duke
Lauren Blazing, Duke
Charlotte Craddock, North Carolina
Samantha Travers, North Carolina
Third Team Abby Beltrani, Duke
Nina Notman, North Carolina
Lieke Visser, Syracuse
Georgia Holland, Wake Forest