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Three Monarchs Earn All-Big East Honors

November 01, 2017
By ODU Athletics

NEW YORK -- A trio of Old Dominion field hockey players earned All-Big East honors, including First Team selections Danielle Grega and Erin Huffman, the Big East office announced on Thursday.

In addition, Julia Van Dorsten was named to the Second Team.

Grega, a senior midfielder from Pennsylvania, lands on the All-Big East First Team for the second consecutive season. She currently ranks second on the team in scoring with seven goals and five assists. Grega, a former member of the U.S. U-21 National Team, was one of just six unanimous First Team selections.

Huffman, a sophomore forward from Pennsylvania, leads the Monarchs in scoring with 11 goals, which is also tied for fifth in the conference. Huffman has tallied two game-winning goals on the season, including the game-winner in overtime against Big East foe Villanova. 

Van Dorsten, a senior midfielder from the Netherlands, immediately made her impact felt in her lone season at ODU, after transferring in as a graduate student. For the season, Van Dorsten has totaled two goals and eight assists, which ranks second on the team.

Read the conference's full release on the All-Big East awards here.

The Monarchs take on Liberty in the Big East semifinals on Friday at 4 p.m. in Providence, Rhode Island.

All-Big East First Team
Amanda Collins, Connecticut, Jr., F/M
Nina Klein, Connecticut, R-Sr., GK
Casey Umstead, Connecticut, Sr., M/B * (Defensive POTY)
Charlotte Veitner, Connecticut, Sr., F * (Offensive POTY)
Jill Bolton, Liberty, Fr., MF
Ashley Dykema, Liberty, Fr., B
Agueda Moroni, Liberty, So., F *
Danielle Grega, Old Dominion, Sr., MF *
Erin Huffman, Old Dominion, So., F
Megan Hamilton, Providence, Sr., MF *
Manon van Weezel, Providence, Fr., B * (Freshman POTY)
Lauren Belskie, Quinnipiac, Sr., B 

All-Big East Second Team
Margot van Hecking Colenbrander, Connecticut, Fr., B
Karlie Heistand, Connecticut, Sr., M/B
Anna Farley, Georgetown, Fr., M/B
Allison Schaefer, Liberty, So., GK
Julia Van Dorsten, Old Dominion, R-Sr., MF
Megan Guilbert, Providence, Sr., GK
Corinne Kenney, Providence, Jr., B
Elisa Ruiz Martinez, Quinnipiac, Jr., MF
Rachael Mueller, Temple, Sr., F
Fresca Bello, Villanova, Sr., F
Erika Miller, Villanova, Jr., GK


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