Karlie Heistand and Casey Umstead continue to work the USA Pipeline.
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.
Field Hockey and Lacrosse Honored by the BIG EAST
Senior Reception 2018 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Penn State NCAA Second Round (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Boston Universtity NCAA 1st Round (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs UMASS (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Pacific (photo by Stephen Slade)
- 2017 Third Team All-American
- 2017 All-Mideast Region First Team
- 2017 All-NCAA Tournament Team
- 2017 All-Big East Second Team
- 2017 Big East All-Tournament Team
- 2016 All-Big East Second Team
- 2016 All-Mideast Region Second Team
- 2015 All-Mideast Region First Team
- 2015 All-NCAA Tournament Team
- 2015 All-Big East Second Team
AS A SENIOR (2017): NFHCA All-American Third Team selection … tabbed to the All-Region First Team … garnered All-BIG EAST second team honors … selected to the 2017 NCAA All-Tournament Team … BIG EAST All-tournament Team honoree … finished the season with one goal for two points … started all 23 games for UConn … picked up the game-winner against Boston University (Sept. 17) … served as captain for the season … led a midfield that finished first in scoring margin (3.57) … a two-time National Champion (2014 & 2017) … graduated as part of the most successful class in program history with an 87-6 record.
AS A JUNIOR (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.
AS A SOPHOMORE (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).
AS A FRESHMAN (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.
UCONN OFFICIAL STORE
UCONN OFFICIAL AUCTIONS