Noting ACC Field Hockey: October 14

Oct. 14, 2010

  • Maryland senior Katie O'Donnell was named the Women's Sports Foundation's Sportswoman of the Year on Tuesday. She is first field hockey player to receive the honor.
  • Maryland's Katie O'Donnell notched two game-winning goals as the Terps went 2-0 on the weekend. She is three goals away from tying Maryland's all-time career goals record of 85.
  • North Carolina has recorded eight shutouts on the season. The Tar Heels have given up just six goals on the season and never more than one in a game.
  • The latest NCAA RPI Rankings have all six conference teams ranked in the top 18, while three ACC teams are in the top four. Virginia is No. 1, followed by Maryland at No. 3 and North Carolina at No. 4.
  • ACC teams hold the top three spots in the latest Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll. North Carolina is No. 1, followed by Maryland at No. 2 and Virginia at No. 3. All six league teams rank in the top 16.