The Huskies have improved from their 12 honorees in 2016.
Three individuals were honored as Scholars of Distinction
Rich won the Elite 90 Award at the Field Hockey Final Four this fall.
Field Hockey and Lacrosse Honored by the BIG EAST
Konerth and Rich Named Scholars of Distinction
UCONN vs UMASS (photo by Stephen Slade)
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2017): Won the Elite 90 award at the NCAA Final Four … started five of her 20 games played … recorded a career-high three assists for three points … picked up her first career points with a personal-best two assists at Villanova (Oct. 6).
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016): Saw playing time in seven games throughout the season, including the Big East semifinals against Temple on Nov. 4.
AS A FRESHMAN (2015): Did not see any game action.
High School: Played for Westhill HS in Stamford, Conn. for head coach Kevin DeAngelo…Named Westhill’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior…Earned All-State CIAC Second Team and All-FCIAC Conference First Team honors in 2013…Awarded All-FCIAC Conference Player West Division in 2012…Chosen as the team MVP as a sophomore…Named Rookie of the Year…Spent for years with the FC United Field Hockey Club…Member of the 2012 USA U-16 Junior National Indoor Team…Made the 2013 and 2014 USA U-19 Junior National Indoor Team… Participated in USA Field Hockey’s National Futures Championship and Regional Futures Tournament in 2013.
Personal: Ashley Taylor Rich…Parents Al and Jennifer Rich…Two brothers, Tyler (23), a 2015 UConn graduate and Nick (15)…Nursing major…Member of the World Language National Honor Society and National Honor Society…Received the University of Michigan Book Award for Academic Excellence in English…Born May 12, 1997.
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