The team also honored its seniors for their dedication to the program.
The Huskies have improved from their 12 honorees in 2016.
The Huskies Claimed Their Fifth National Championship This Fall.
Veitner becomes the fifth Husky to win the award.
Field Hockey and Lacrosse Honored by the BIG EAST
UCONN vs Penn State NCAA Second Round (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Boston Universtity NCAA 1st Round (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Providence (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Pacific (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Stanford Field Hockey
- 2017 Field Hockey Honda Award Winner
- 2017 First Team All-American
- 2017 NCAA Tournament Most Valuable Player
- 2017 All-NCAA Tournament Team
- 2017 All-Mideast Region Player of the Year
- 2017 All-Mideast Region First Team
- 2017 Big East Offensive Player of the Year
- 2017 All-Big East First Team
- 2017 All-Big East Tournament Team
- 2016 First Team All-American
- 2016 All-Mideast Region Player of the Year
- 2016 All-Mideast First Team
- 2016 All-Big East First Team
- 2016 Big East Offensive Player of the Year
- 2016 All-Big East Tournament Team
- 2015 First Team All-American
- 2015 All-Mideast Region First Team
- 2015 All-Big East Tournament Team
- 2015 Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player
- 2015 All-Big East First Team
- 2015 Big East Offensive Player of the Year
- 2015 Big East Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
- 2014 Big East Rookie of the Year
- 2014 All-Big East Second Team
- 2014 All-Mideast Region First Team
AS A SENIOR (2017): Awarded the Honda Award for Field Hockey … tabbed a NFHCA First Team All-American … selected all the All-Mideast Player of the Year while being names to the All-Region First Team … earned NCAA Tournament’s Most Valuable Player after recording six points (3g) during the Final Four … led the nation in points per game (3.64) and goals per game (1.55), while pacing the team in points (80) and goals (34) for the fourth-straight year … fourth on the team with 12 helpers … with a hat trick against Villanova (Oct. 6), she became the 12th player in Division I to eclipse the 100-goal plateau … her 102 career points are fifth overall on the NCAA Field Hockey all-time scoring list and tops the UConn record book in points (299) and assists (63) as well … matched the BIG EAST record of 10 points at Villanova and against Georgetown (Oct. 21) … led the nation’s top offense that finished first in scoring margin (3.57) and second in scoring average (4.24).
AS A JUNIOR (2016): Historic season for the junior forward, who started all 24 games for UConn…Tallied 27 goals, 17 assists and 71 points, leading the team in all categories…Ranked third in goals per game (1.13), second in points per game (2.96), and fourth in assists per game (0.71) across all of Division I...Broke the all-time program records for points and assists…Passed Lizzy Peijs for the all-time assists record in 2-1 loss to Maryland on Oct. 23…Passed Lauren Henderson for the program points record against Boston College on Nov. 12…Named First Team All-American, All-Mideast Region Player of the Year, All-Mideast Region First Team, All-Big East Offensive Player of the Year, All-Big East First Team and All-Big East Tournament Team…Three-time selection for Big East Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 19, Sept. 26, and Oct. 3…Scored six goals (12 points) against Virginia on Sept. 18, a single-game program record…Six multi-goal games, including three hat tricks…Tallied game-winner in double overtime against Syracuse in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Nov. 13…Five multi-assist games.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Earned a start in each of the Huskies' 23 games...Became UConn's single-season record holder in points (99) and goals (39)...Her efforts this season earned her a spot in the NCAA record books as her points total stands eighth and goals rank 12th...Led the team and the Big East in all offensive categories...Dished out 21 assists...Topped the nation with 4.30 points/game and 1.70 points/game...Was third nationally with 0.91 assists/game...Honored as the Big East Offensive Player of the Year...Is the 18th Husky all-time to reach the 100-career point plateau...Selected as the Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player after registering four goals and three assists for 11 points, which tied the tournament’s individual points record held by UConn’s Wendy Brady ’96...Notched a team-best 10 game-winners...Was named Big East Offensive Player of the Week eight times…Registered a goal against #11 Louisville (11/14)...Posted a pair of goals and assists versus Temple (11/8)...Tallied two goals and one assist in 4-3 win over #20 Old Dominion (11/6)...Found the back of the net a career-high four times against Georgetown (10/31)...Earned one goal and two assists against #20 Princeton (10/25)...Dished four assists and scored once against Providence (10/23)...Tallied two goals against Drexel (10/11)...Posted a hat trick accompanied by two assists in UConn's 8-0 defeat of Temple (10/9)...Totaled a season-high four goals for eight points in 8-0 win over Yale (10/4)…Dished two assists against Villanova (10/3)…Had three goals along with an assist in 10-0 triumph over California (9/27)…Notched the game-winner to help UConn defeat #9 Stanford (9/25)…Had one goal and a season-high three assists in shutout win over Lafayette (9/20)…Added the game-winner and one assist in 2-1 victory over #10 Boston College (9/13)…Totaled three straight hat tricks in wins over New Hampshire (9/11), Columbia (9/6) and Quinnipiac (9/4)…Tallied two goals versus Northeastern (8/29)…Scored two goals in the season opener against #10 Northwestern (8/28), including the first goal of the 2015 season for UConn.
AS A FRESHMAN (20140: Appeared in23 games, earning 22 starts... Occupied a central role in the Huskies offense this season with a team-high 18 goals and 13 assists, totaling an impressive team-high 49 points... Brought UConn to victory in the 3-2 win over Northwestern (Aug. 31) with the game-winning goal... Registered a season high five points in the 8-3 triumph over Yale (Oct.19) with a goal and three assists.... Was named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 20... Helped UConn secure the 2014 Big East regular season title with a pair of goals against Temple on Nov. 1... Talllied five goals through UConn's first two NCAA Tournament games, including a hat-trick in the first half against Kent St. (Nov. 15).
High School: Played for Comenius Gynasium in Dusseldorf... Graduated in 2014... Member of the German U-19 Team.
Personal: Charlotte Friederike Veitner... Daugter of Jorg Veitner and Claudia Schmidt-Veitner... Has one brother, Simon (21)... Born January 26, 1996... An Engineering Major.
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