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.