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    Four Field Hockey Standouts Earn All-America Status

    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Rayell Heistand has been honored as an All-American twice in her career.
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    Rayell Heistand has been honored as an All-American twice in her career.
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    Nov. 21, 2011

    STORRS, Conn. – University of Connecticut field hockey standouts Jestine Angelini and Sarah Mansfield have each been honored as All-America First Team selections while Rayell Heistand and Anne Jeute have been selected to the Second Team as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association on Monday.

    The Huskies recently completed a 19-3 season and posted a perfect 6-0 mark in BIG EAST play to take home the league regular season championship.  UConn earned the No. 4 overall seed in the 2011 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship and advanced to the National Semifinal. 

    23 Huskies have earned a total of 39 First Team All-America selections and 25 Huskies have now earned a total of 28 Second Team honors.

    Angelini, the 2011 BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year, led the team with 19 assists and 41 points and was also fourth on the squad with 11 goals.  Angelini also earned mention on the All-NCAA Tournament Team. 

    Mansfield, the 2010 BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year, built off her solid rookie campaign and was even better in 2011. An All-BIG EAST First Teamer in 2010 and 2011, Mansfield was also honored as an All-NCAA Tournament Team selection this season. Mansfield has started each game for UConn in the last two seasons and has posted a 35-9 record with seven shutouts.

    Heistand, a senior back, was honored as a Second Team pick for the second-straight season. Heistand was an All-BIG EAST First Team selection in each of the last two seasons and was the 2011 Preseason BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year. Heistand is a three-time All-Mideast Region selection.

    Sophomore forward Anne Jeute capped another great season with a Second Team All-America selection.  The Meerbusch, Germany native was the Huskies’ third-leading scorer with 34 points and her 14 goals led the squad.  Jeute has been honored as an All-BIG EAST First Team selection in each of the last two seasons and was an All-Mideast Region selection in 2011 as well.   

    FIRST TEAM
    Kelsey Amy - Penn State University
    Jestine Angelini - University of Connecticut
    Chelsea Armstrong - Northwestern University
    Emma Batten - Old Dominion University
    Jenna Buckley - University of Maryland
    Becky Dru - Stanford University
    Katelyn Falgowski - University of North Carolina
    Whitney Frates - University of New Hampshire
    Megan Frazer - University of Maryland
    Kelsey Kolojejchick - University of North Carolina
    Sarah Mansfield - University of Connecticut
    Liz McInerney - Syracuse University
    Crystal Poland - Northeastern University
    Jenn Sciulli - Ohio State University
    Caitlin Van Sickle - University of North Carolina
    Jill Witmer - University of Maryland

    SECOND TEAM
    Bryn Bain - University of Michigan
    Amanda Bird - Princeton University
    Elly Buckley - University of Virginia
    Maike de Jager - Boston College
    Stefanie Fee - Duke University
    Ayla Halus - Penn State University
    Rayell Heistand - University of Connecticut
    Anne Jeute - University of Connecticut
    Rhian Jones - Duke University
    Kyle Lyons - University of New Hampshire
    Corrine McConville - University at Albany
    Jacinda McLeod - Boston University
    Kati Nearhouse - Old Dominion University
    Heather Susek - Syracuse University
    Harriet Tibble - University of Maryland
    Hayley Turner - University of Louisville
     

    THIRD TEAM
    Katie Ardrey - University of North Carolina
    Kaela Barker - Northeastern University
    Jessica Barnett - University of Iowa
    Tatum Dyer - American University
    Andrea Earle - University of California
    Virginia Egusquiza - Rider University
    Laura Gebhart - Penn State University
    Kelly Hood - Dartmouth College
    Genna Kovar - Hofstra University
    Anna Kozniuk - Wake Forest University
    Emmie Le Marchand - Duke University
    Rachael Mack - University of Michigan
    Kelsey Millman - Syracuse University
    Samantha Nelson - Duke University
    Kelly Newton - University of Maine
    Bridget Settles - Temple University


     

     

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