Karlie Heistand
Karlie  Heistand


Hamburg, Pa.

High School:
Hamburg Area High School





Four Players Invited to USA Field Hockey Camps

Collins, Heistand, Iacobucci and Umstead in USA Pipeline


Four Players to Compete at Young Women's National Championship

Collins, Heistand, Iacobucci and Umstead Chosen to Participate


Gonzalez, Upton to Compete in U.S.-Ireland Series

Matches on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday


Field Hockey to Host U.S. Developmental Squad, Boston College

Scrimmages on Saturday and Sunday


Field Hockey Gets 12 Players on National Academic Squad

Konerth and Rich Named Scholars of Distinction


UConn vs Temple

UConn vs Temple (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs UMass

UConn vs UMass (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs Temple

UConn vs Temple (photo by Stephen Slade)


Karlie Heistand

Karlie Heistand


UConn vs Drexel

UConn vs Drexel (photo by Stephen Slade)

  • 2016 All-Big East Second Team
  • 2016 All-Mideast Region Second Team
  • All-Mideast Region First Team
  • All-NCAA Tournament Team
  • All-Big East Second Team 

2016: Started all 24 games for the Huskies…Recorded three goals and three assists throughout the season…Primarily served as a defensive midfielder, playing a crucial role in UConn’s defense…Helped the Huskies allow just 1.22 goals per game…Named All-Big East Second Team and All-Mideast Region Second Team.

2015: Earned starting nods in all 23 games...Tallied a goal in the Big East Championship against Temple (11/8)...Had one assist against Georgetown (10/31)...Scored her first career goal against Villanova (10/3)…Dished an assist in 9-1 win over Columbia (9/6).

2014: Saw action in 22 contests with 15 starts... Part of an offensive attack that scored 15 goals in back-to-back wins over Providence and Yale... Registered her first career collegiate point with an assist in UConn's 6-1 win over Kent St. on Nov. 15 in the NCAA First Round.

High School: Competed at Hamburg Area High School... Earned four varsity letters in her career and was tabbed as Team MVP in each of her four years with the Hawks... Scored a combined 47 goals and registered 29 assists in her final two seasons en route to two All-state selections and a Regional All-America honor in her senior campaign... Served as Team Captain in both her junior and senior years, helping to lead Hamburg to a 30-16 record... Finished her high school career with 73 total goals and 58 assists... Member of the U.S. Women's U19 National Team.

Personal: Karlie Marie Hesitand... Daughter of Cliff and Diane... Has one sister, Rayell (23), who played for the Huskies from 2008-11 and earned a spot on the United States Field Hockey National Team ... A biochemistry major... was a member of the swimming, track and field and cross country teams during high school.