Senior class led the Huskies to back-to-back NCAA titles.
Huskies Outshoot Bobcats 27-2
2,091 honorees from 10 member institutions and five affiliates were recognized by the conference
Marie Elena Bolles Collects the Honor for the Fourth Time
Baker, Boddy, Bolles, Davidson and Palmisano Honored for Academics by NFHCA
UConn vs Quinnipiac (photos by Stephen Slade)
Photos by Steve Lucas
UConn Field Hockey Defeated Duke, 2-0, to claim its Third National Championship on Nov. 24 in Norfolk, Va.
UConn vs Lafayette Field Hockey
2015: Made starts in all 23 games...Was a key defender for UConn, helping the team earn 15 shoutouts...Helped hold opponents to just 0.65 goals per game...Tallied her first collegiate point with an assist in UConn’s 7-0 win over Quinnipiac (9/4).
2014: Started in each of the 23 games... Has had an essential role as part of UConn's defensive backline... Helped the Husky defense record nine shutouts, to go along with a 1.04 goals against average... Helped keep Albany (Nov. 21) and Syracuse (Nov. 23) off the scoreboard in the National Semifinals and Finals, respectively.
2013: Started in all of UConn's 25 games... Was a mainstay on the Connecticut defense, helping the Huskies hold opponents to one goal or fewer in 19 of 25 games... Helped UConn hold opponents to just 1.16 goals per game.
2012: Played in eight games for the Huskies and started in two contests ... Earned starts in UConn's 3-0 season-opening victory over Bucknell (Aug. 25) and the 4-3 victory over Syracuse (Nov. 4) to win the BIG EAST Tournament ... Saw time the field in the Huskies last three postseason games, including the 2-1 victory over Northeastern in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
High School: Played three years at Chatham High School for head coach Jeremy Heinze ... Honored as a First Team All-Conference and All-County selection during her senior year to go along with a Second Team All-North Jersey honor ... Voted as the Team MVP during her senior season and picked to play in the Senior All-Star Game ... Team was crowned Festival Pool Champions in 2010 and 2011 ... MVP of the Sport Eurotour in 2010.
Personal: Megan Palmisano ... Parents Steven and Donna Palmisano ... An animal science major ... Born July 22, 1994 ... A high honor roll student, Palmisano also ran track and specialized in the 100m, 200m and triple jump.