ACC Leads All Conferences with 33 Regional NFHCA Honors

Nov. 18, 2011

GREENSBORO, N.C. –Thirty-three Atlantic Coast Conference field hockey student-athletes were named to NFHCA Division 1 All-Region teams, which were announced Thursday. The total is the most for any conference in the nation, leading the Big Ten’s 24 and America East’s 19.

Of the 33 honorees, 22 were first-team selections and 11 were second team. Maryland led the league with nine selections, while North Carolina had seven and Duke had six. Boston College had five players honored, followed by Wake Forest with four and Virginia with two. The nine honors for the Terrapins were the most for any team in the nation.

Duke (5), North Carolina (5), Wake Forest (2), and Virginia (1) combined to give the ACC 13 of the possible 16 first-team selections in the South Region. The league had 6 student-athletes named to the South Region Second Team, including two each from North Carolina and Wake Forest and one each from Duke and Virginia.

ACC in the 2011 National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I All-Region First Teams

Player School Region
Maike de Jager Boston College Northeast
Nicole Schuster Boston College Northeast
Courtney Tavener Boston College Northeast
Stefanie Fee Duke South
Tara Jennings Duke South
Rhian Jones Duke South
Emmie Le Marchand Duke South
Samantha Nelson Duke South
Jemma Buckley Maryland Mid-Atlantic
Megan Frazer Maryland Mid-Atlantic
Katie Gerzabek Maryland Mid-Atlantic
Ali McEvoy Maryland Mid-Atlantic
Harriet Tibble Maryland Mid-Atlantic
Jilly Witmer Maryland Mid-Atlantic
Katie Ardrey North Carolina South
Meghan Dawson North Carolina South
Katelyn Falgowski North Carolina South
Kelsey Kolojejchick North Carolina South
Caitlin Van Sickle North Carolina South
Elly Buckley Virginia South
Anna Kozniuk Wake Forest South
Lizzie Rae Wake Forest South

ACC in the 2011 National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I All-Region Second Teams

Player School Region
Carla Tamer Boston College Northeast
Anna Wetherall Boston College Northeast
Devon Gagliardi Duke South
Maxine Fluharty Maryland Mid-Atlantic
Colleen Gulick Maryland Mid-Atlantic
Melissa Vassalotti Maryland Mid-Atlantic
Jaclyn Gaudioso Radvany North Carolina South
Marta Malmberg North Carolina South
Rachel Jennings Virginia South
Emily Cummings Wake Forest South
Lauren Greenwald Wake Forest South