No. 4 UConn defeats No. 3 North Carolina in penalty strokes to advance to the National Championship.
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2015 Big East Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
2014 First Team All-America
2014 Mideast Region Player of the Year
2014 Big East Defensive Player of the Year
2014 NFHCA All-Mideast Region First Team
2014 NCAA All-Tournament Team
2014 All-Big East First Team
2014 Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player
2014 Big East Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
2014 ECAC Defensive Player of the Year
2014 ECAC First Team All-Star
2013 Second Team All-American
2013 All-BIG EAST First Team
2013 NFHCA All-Mideast Region First Team
2013 All-NCAA Tournament Team
2013 ECAC Second Team
2013 All-Big East Tournament Team
2012 All-Big East Tournament Team
2015: Named Big East Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 5…Added an assist at Yale (10/4)…Totaled eight points on her first career hat trick along with two assists in shutout win over Villanova (10/3)…Recorded two goals and two assists in victory over California (9/27)…Tallied her first goal of the season in 8-0 win over Lafayette (9/20)…Dished an assist against #10 Boston College (9/13) and #9 Stanford (9/25).
2014: Started in all 23 games..Tabbed as the Mideast Region Player of the Year and earned a spot on the All-Mideast Region First Team... Scored the game-winning goal in UConn's 2-1 victory over Lafayette (Sept. 21), also contributing to the win with an assist... Tallied 24 points on the season with 12 assists and six goals... Registered an assist in UConn's 3-1 win over Stanford in the NCAA Quarterfinals (Nov. 16).... Tabbed as the Big East Tournament's Most Oustanding Player after scoring a goal and dishing out an assist... Earned a spot on the NCAA All-Tournament Team following the Huskies' 1-0 victory over Syracuse in the national title game... Named the ECAC's Defensive Player of the Year and also earned a spot on the First Team All-Star squad.
2013: Started in all 25 games for the Huskies... Finished the season with 40 points, including 12 goals... Named a Second Team All-American... Selected as a member of the All-BIG EAST First Team... Placed on the National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Mideast Region First Team... Tied for sixth in the conference with 12 goals... Recorded a score in nine of UConn's 25 games... Tallied a six point game against Boston University (Oct. 13), scoring two goals... Registered the game-winning goal against Princeton (Sept. 29).... Selected as a member of the ECAC All-Stars Second Team.
2012:Started on the backline in each of UConn's final 17 games of the 2012 season ... Anchored a Husky defense that finished third nationally with a 1.15 opponents goals against average and shut the opposition out seven times. In fact, the UConn defense held its opponent to one goal or less in 15 of 22 games during the 2012 season.
Before UConn:Helped Crescent to one Munster Minor Cup, two Munster Junior Cups, two Munster Senor Cups and an All-Ireland bronze medal ... Helped her club team, Catholic Institute, win an Irish Trophy medal, two Munster League titles and two Munster Cup Championships ... Played interprovincial hockey with the Munster U16 team for three years, the Munster U18 team for three years and currently competes with the Munster U21 squad ... Junior Munster player of the year 2011 ... 2011 Junior Irish player of the year ... Played with the Irish U18 Team for two years, winning the Munster schools senior soccer medal ... She also captained her county (Limerick) in Gaelic football at under age level ... Has a Munster inter-county Gaelic football winners medal and an All-Ireland inter-county winners medal ... She has won a county winners medal in Gaelic football at every age level with her club, Mungret ... Served as the team captain for the Ireland U16 team for two years. That team placed third at the Four Nations in Scotland in 2009 and fourth at the 2010 Europeans in Barcelona ... Vice Captain of the Irish U17 team at the Inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010.
Personal:Roisin Upton ... Parents are Pauline and Dermot Upton ... A psychology major ... Born April 4, 1994 in Limerick, Ireland.