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  Maartje van Rijswijk

Maartje van Rijswijk

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Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Princess Anne

Last College:




Top-Ranked Tar Heels Down Lady Monarchs 3-1 in NCAA Quarterfinals

Head Coach Beth Anders Ends Her Career with 561 Wins


van Rijswijk Powers Old Dominion Past Michigan In NCAA First Round, 6-1

The senior forward tied an NCAA single game record with five goals on Saturday against Michigan



The junior midfielder and team co-captain was named first team All-CAA in 2012


Lady Monarchs Stopped by Tar Heels on Senior Night, 3-1

The regular season finale against William and Mary has been moved to Saturday at 6 p.m. due to impending weather issues with Hurricane Sandy


No. 9 ODU Hosts Senior Day Against Top-Ranked UNC on Friday in Anders' Home Finale

Friday will be head coach Beth Anders' final regular season home game while four ODU seniors will be honored after the game

2012 (Senior): Started all 21 games... Scored nine goals, including one game-winner... Responsible for 24 points off 46 shots... Tied an NCAA Tournament record against No. 9 Michigan (11/10) when she scored five goals in ODU's 6-1 victory... Scored a goal and added an assist in the 4-2 win over Drexel (10/7)... Scored a goal in the 3-2 victory over Duke (10/14).

2011 (Junior): Second Team All-CAA...Selected to the 2011 Colonial Athletic Association Preseason Field Hockey Team...Named WomensFieldHockey.com National Player of the Week and CAA Player of the Week (Sept. 27) after scoring two goals against #20 Northeastern and dishing out a career-high three assists against Hofstra...Named to the WomensFieldHockey.com Weekly Honor Roll on September 12... Started in 24 games and scored nine goals with 10 assistas and 28 points on 42 shots for the season including three game-winning goals... Second on the team in goals, third on shots and fourth on assits... Netted the game-winning goal at Drexel (10-9) in the second half to lead ODU to a 2-1 victory... Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad.

2010 (Sophomore): First Team All-CAA...First Team All-State...Second on Old Dominion and third in the CAA with 16 goals...Third on ODU and sixth in the conference with 33 points...Saw action in all 24 games after transferring from Duke...Tallied three game-winning goals for the Lady Monarchs...Tallied two scores in the NCAA tournament, including the only goal scored in ODU's win over Michigan...Scored her first career goal as a Lady Monarch against #12 Ohio State (Sept. 12)...Tallied a pair of goals to lead ODU past Northeastern (Sept. 24)...Recorded a career-high three goals against #2 Maryland (Oct. 15)...Named CAA Co-Player of the Week on October 27 after scoring three goals in a pair of ODU conference wins...Selected to the womensfieldhockey.com weekly honor roll on October 27.

Prior to Old Dominion: Transfer student-athlete from Duke...Saw action in nine games at Duke and scored a goal against Longwood...Scored 38 goals as a senior at Princess Anne High School, tying for fourth in the country...Led her team in scoring all four years...Group AAA Virginia State Player of the Year in 2008...Virginia Beach District Player of the Year in 2008...Beach District All-Tournament team in 2007...First team All-State in 2007 and 2008...First Team All-Tidewater in 2007 and 2008...First team All-Eastern Region in 2007 and 2008...First team All-Beach District in 2007 and 2008...Three-year letterwinner after playing her freshman season in the Netherlands...State finalist as a senior and semifinalist as a junior...Team captain as a senior...Started every game her sophomore through senior years won the South-Holland Top 1 division championship while playing in the Netherlands in 2005...Won the Top 1 Dutch field hockey championship four times, twice indoors and twice outdoors...Member of the Warande Mixed field hockey club in Oosterhout in the Netherlands...Beach Premier team member from 2001-03 and 2006-09...Also lettered one year in lacrosse...Member of class council and National Honor Society...Two-year Honor Roll and Principal's List member.

Personal: Born November 26, 1990...Daughter of Bastiaan and Karin van Rijswijk ...Has two siblings, Birgit (23) and Stijn (17)...Dream vacation is a trip around the world...If she could play a musical instrument she'd play the drums...Volunteered in Virginia Beach's local Dutch community...Coached 11-12 year old girls in field hockey for three years...Majoring in International Business at ODU.

Career Game Highs:
Goals: 5 (Nov. 10, 2012 vs. Michigan)
Assists: 3 (Sept. 23, 2011 vs. Hofstra)
Points: 10 (Nov. 10, 2012 vs. Michigan)


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