The Huskies are headed back to the title game for the second-straight season and sixth time overall
All five players were honored as All-Big East selections earlier this month
The Huskies are 5-1 all-time against the Cardinal
Seven Huskies and the UConn coaching staff received recognition from the conference on Wednesday
The Huskies will compete as the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Big East Championship on Nov. 7-9
UConn vs BC (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Louisville NCAA 1st Round (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Quinnipiac (photos by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs ODU Field Hockey
UConn vs Columbia Field Hockey
- 2014 All-Big East First Team
- 2014 NFHCA All-Mideast Region Second Team
2014: Appeared in 22 of 23 games... Earned a total of 19 points with eight goals and three assists... Scored the game-winning goal to secure a 1-0 victory for UConn over then-ranked No. 8 Penn State (Sept. 6)...Tallied a goal in UConn's regular season title-clinching victory over Temple on Nov. 1... An important asset to the offense, recorded 38 shots on goal.
2013: Started in all of UConn's 25 games... Scored four goals and tallied five assists for a 13 points season... Put nine of 25 total shots on goal... Tapped home an unassisted goal in double overtime against Stanford (Aug. 31) to lift the Huskies to a 2-1 victory over the then-ranked No. 12 Cardinal... Helped Connecticut record 11 shutouts in 2013... Was a mainstay in the Connecticut midfield, helping the Huskies allow just 29 total goals in 25 games.
2012: Played in 18 games and earned 16 starts for the Huskies ... Scored one goal but made it count as her one score was the game-winner of UConn's 1-0 victory over No. 13 Stanford (Oct. 14) ... Was a mainstay of a UConn defense that finished third nationally with a 1.15 opponents goals against average and shut the opposition out seven times. In fact, the UConn defense held its opponent to one goal or less in 15 of 22 games during the 2012 season.
Before UConn: Played four years of field hockey at the Taunton School under the direction of Clare Harvey ... Competed on the England U16 Team in 2008-09 and 2009-10 ... Selected to the U15 and U17 County Hockey Team in 2007-08 ... Named to the West of England U15 Team in 2008 ... Represented the Taunton School at the U18 National Indoor Final in 2008.
Personal: Sophie Bowden ... Parents are Andrew Bowden and Marguerite Bowden ... An economics major ... Born March 7, 1994.