Veitner becomes the fifth Husky to win the award.
Looking to Become Fifth Husky to Win Award
UConn Went 22-1 Last Season
UConn will face Albany on Friday, Nov. 21 at 4:45 p.m.
The Huskies have won each of their last six Big East openers
Photos by Steve Lucas
UConn Field Hockey Defeated Duke, 2-0, to claim its Third National Championship on Nov. 24 in Norfolk, Va.
No. 4 UConn defeats No. 3 North Carolina in penalty strokes to advance to the National Championship.
Photos by Steve Slade
UConn vs Temple Field Hockey
- 2013 Division I National Player of the Year
- 2013 All-BIG EAST First Team
- 2013 First Team All-American
- 2013 All-Mideast Region First Team
- 2013 Mideast Region Player of the Year
- 2013 NCAA All-Tournament Team
- 2013 All-BIG EAST Tournament Team
- 2012 BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year
- 2012 All-America Third Team
- 2012 All-BIG EAST First Team
- 2012 All-Mideast Region First Team
- 2011 All-BIG EAST First Team
- 2011 All-Mideast Region
2013: Started in all 25 games for the Huskies...Became the first-ever UConn player to be named the Division I National Player of the Year... Tallied 17 goals, including three game-winners, and 14 assists for a 48 point season... Placed on the All-BIG East First Team for the fourth consecutive year... Member of the 2013 All-BIG EAST Tournament Team... Garnered attention from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association as Mideast Region Player of the Year, as well as Mideast Region First Team... 2013 NCAA All-Tournament Team Member... Tabbed as a First Team All-American for the first time in her career... Finished her career eighth in Connecticut history with 47 career goals... Ranked sixth in program history with 129 career points... Completed the season ranked fourth in the BIG EAST with 2.05 points per game... Ended the season tied for second in the conference with 0.76 goals per game... Recorded a hat trick trick against Georgetown (Oct. 18)... Tallied four goals on four shots against Temple (Nov. 2)... Notched a point in 17 of UConn's 25 games in 2013... Held a stellar .667 shot-on-goal percentage.
2012:Earned a starting assignment in each of the Huskies' 22 games ... Third on the team with 12 goals, eight assists and 32 points, Bolles finished fourth in the BIG EAST in goals and tied for third in points ... Became the fifth Husky to be honored as the BIG EAST Conference Offensive Player of the Year and the first since Loren Sherer in 2009 ... Needed only 47 shots on goal to register her 12 goals and led the team with a .701 shots on goal percentage ... Bolles also earned mention from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association on the All-Mideast Region First Team and as a Third Team All-America selection ... Honored as the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 3 and Sept. 10 ... Bolles scored at least one goal in 10 games and recorded multiple scores twice ... Posted a career-high three assists in UConn's 8-0 victory over Sacred Heart (Aug. 26) ... Scored a lot of big goals for the Huskies in 2012, evidenced by the fact that she was second on the team with five game-winning scores. Her five game-winners were tied for the second-highest total in the conference ... Scored one goal and added two assists in UConn's BIG EAST Championship Final victory over No. 3 Syracuse (Nov. 4). Bolles also assisted on Chloe Hunnable's game-winner with only 16-seconds remaining in regulation.
2011:Started in each of UConn's 22 games, scored 12 goals and added 12 assists ... Her 12 goals were the fourth-highest total on the team and her 12 assists were third on the team ... Selected to the All-BIG EAST First Team and honored as an All-Mideast Region selection ... Scored at least one goal in 11 games for the Huskies and registered at least one point 15 times ... Scored at least one point in 12 of the Huskies first 13 contests ... Registered multiple points on 13 occasions ... Dished-out three assists in UConn's 4-0 victory over Providence (Sept. 24) ... Scored a season-high two goals in the Huskies 4-3 overtime loss against North Carolina in the NCAA Semifinal ... Had four-point showings vs. Villanova (Sept. 17), vs. UMass (Sept. 25) and against the Tar Heels ... Bolles led the Huskies with four game-winning goals, including the dramatic overtime tally that clinched the win on Oct. 23 and propelled Connecticut to the BIG EAST Regular Season Championship.
2010:Played in all 22 of the Huskies games and earned 15 starts along the way ... Put together an excellent Rookie season, which saw Bolles score six goals and post one assist ... Her 13 points were good for the seventh-highest total on the team ... Recorded the first goal of her career in the Huskies' 5-0 win at Albany (Sept. 12). Bolles also dished-out her first-career assist against the Great Danes ... Connecticut was a perfect 6-0 when Bolles recorded a point ... Tied for fourth on the team with a pair of game-winning goals. The first came against Yale (Oct. 6) and the second came in the 2-1 BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal victory over Louisville (Nov. 6).
High School:Played four years at Villa Maria Academy in Malvern, Pa. ... Honored as a First Team All-State selection during all three seasons ... Garnered First Team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania honors from the Philadelphia Inquirer in 2009 ... Led the Hurricanes to a combined 64-5-6 during her tenure ... Villa Maria won the District I Class AA Championship in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and advanced to the finals of the PIAA State Tournament in 2008 and 2009 ... The Hurricanes were crowned AACA League Champs in 2007 and 2008 ... Tallied 48 goals and 88 assists in three years, including a 22-goal, 33-assist season in 2009.
Personal:Marie Elena Clare Bolles ... Mother is Michele Bolles ... Plans on majoring in nursing ... Born July 6, 1992 in Philadelphia, Pa.