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    Cara Silverman
    10 Cara Silverman
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Roseland, N.J.

    High School:
    West Essex

    Position:
    Midfield/Forward

    03/05/2012

    Six Huskies Earn National Academic Honor

    Huskies Finished 19-3 and Advanced to NCAA Tournament Semifinal

    11/13/2011

    No. 5 Huskies Defeat Penn State To Advance To Final Four

    Jestine Angelini Scores Two To Give Huskies 3-2 Win

    11/04/2011

    Silverman's Game-Winner Lifts No. 4 Field Hockey to 3-2 Victory Over Louisville

    Huskies Will Play in Sunday's BIG EAST Final

    10/28/2011

    Huskies Earn 5-0 Road Shutout Over Rutgers

    UConn Goes Undefeated In Conference Play In Regular Season

    10/23/2011

    No. 4 Connecticut Upends No. 6 Syracuse; Clinches Share of BIG EAST Title

    Huskies Down Orange 3-2 in Double OT

    11/12/2011

    UConn 3, Princeton 2

    2011 NCAA Quarterfinal Photos by Steve Slade

    11/04/2011

    BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal

    UConn 3, Louisville 2

    10/17/2009

    Field Hockey vs Syracuse

    10/17 Sherman Complex

    Career Highlights

    • 2010 All-BIG EAST Second Team
    • 2010 All-Mideast Region
    • 2009 All-BIG EAST Second Team
    • 2010
      Earned a starting assignment in all 22 of Connecticut's games ... Second on the team with 12 goals and 27 points ... Honored as an All-Mideast Region selection by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association ... Selected as a member of the All-BIG EAST Second Team in a vote by the league's coaches ... Tallied each of UConn's two goals in the 2-1 victory over Penn State on September 3 ... Also netted a pair of scores in wins at Albany (9/12), vs. Yale (10/6) and against Northeastern on October 13 ... Earned a spot on the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team ... UConn was 7-0 in games that saw Silverman score at least one goal ... Led the team with four game-winning goals.

      2009
      Started all 22 games during her sophomore season...second on the team in goals (14) and points (31)...career-highs in points, goals and assists...recorded five goals in a three-game span against Yale (10/11), Northeastern (10/14) and Syracuse (10/17)...recorded game-winning goals at Penn State (9/6) and against Louisville (9/26).

      2008: Recorded five goals and one assist for a total of 11 points as a freshman...led USA entry to a silver medal finish at the 2009 Maccabi Games...tallied five goals and six assists over the USA's six games at the event which saw them finish 4-2 overall...scored two goals in first collegiate game vs. Sacred Heart (8/30)...followed with a pair of goals in win over Maine (9/1)...recorded lone assist of season in win vs. Rutgers (10/25)...registered game-winning
      goal in 4-0 BIG EAST win over Villanova (11/1).

      High School
      A three-year varsity letterwinner at West Essex (N.J.) High School...helped lead the Knights to three consecutive New Jersey State Championships...totaled 30 goals, 33 assists...helped West Essex H.S. post a 65-4-1 mark over her three prep seasons...earned All-State Second Team honors as a senior and third team All-State status as a junior.

      Personal
      Cara Elise Silverman...parents are Cathy and Lenny Dinnerstein...exploratory major...born June 6, 1990 in Livingston, N.J.

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