Courtesy: MAAC Sports

MAAC Places Six on NFHCA D1 Region Teams

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  November 29, 2016

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I All-Region squads were announced on Tuesday with 160 student-athletes receiving either first or second-team recognition across the five regions.

The All-Region lists included the Mid-Atlantic, Mideast, Northeast, South and West. The All-Region squads consisted of 66 seniors or graduate students, 46 juniors, 33 sophomores and 15 freshmen.

Fifteen schools had at least four student-athletes make the All-Region squad, led by Connecticut with seven in the Mideast Region. Notching six selections were Maryland (Mid-Atlantic), Penn State (Mideast), Syracuse (Mideast), Boston College (Northeast), North Carolina (South), Duke (South) and Louisville (West). National champion Delaware (Mid-Atlantic) had five honorees along with Virginia (South), while Monmouth (Mid-Atlantic), Albany (Northeast), Stanford (West) and Northwestern (West) each notched four. The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) led all leagues with 38 selections to the All-Region Teams.

The Longstreth/NFHCA Division I Regional Players of the Year will be announced on Thursday, with the All-America squad coming out on Dec. 7 and the National Player of the Year on Dec. 14. The five All-Region teams are listed in full below.

Mid-Atlantic Region

First Team

Alyssa Ercolino, Monmouth 

Julie Laszlo, Monmouth

Christen Piersanti, Monmouth

Second Team

Casey Hanna, Monmouth


Mideast Region

First Team

Ann Burgoyne, Fairfield

Second Team

Julie de Paeuw, Fairfield 


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