UConn secures spot in conference tournament
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2016): Started in all 17 contests…recorded one draw control and two caused turnovers in the 21-0 shutout against Quinnipiac (Feb. 17)…racked up four draw controls against JMU (Feb. 21)…picked up four ground balls at UNH (Feb. 27)…grabbed five ground balls at William and Mary (March 16)…had three ground balls and one caused turnover at Syracuse (March 29)…earned three draws in the overtime win at Temple (April 13)…scored her first career goal, in addition to two ground balls and one caused turnover against Vanderbilt (April 16)…caused two turnovers against Georgetown (April 20)…tallied four ground balls, and two caused turnovers at Towson (May 1)…took credit for three ground balls and one draw control in the Big East semifinal game against Temple (May 5).
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2015): Made the start in all 18 games after sitting out last season... Recorded double-digit ground balls (13), draw controls (12) and caused turnovers (11)... Played a key role in a Connecticut defense that ranked fourth among Division I schools in caused turnovers per match... Recorded multiple draw controls in two games.
AS A FRESHMAN (2014): Did not appear in any games.
BEFORE UCONN: Made All-State and All-County while playing for Ward Melville High School... Was a team captain... Played field hockey... Participated in the School Girls National Tournament... Was a scholar athlete.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 14th, 1995... Daughter of Keith and Erin Blaney... Has two brothers, Keegan (26) and Ryan (29), and two sisters, Shaylyn (24) and Kelly (31)... Communications Disorder Major.