Stephanie Kratzer and Maria Petriello were honored for the fourth consecutive year for ODU
Five ODU players were selected the 2011 All-State Squad
Smither Named National Rookie of the Year
ODU outshot Terps, 11-8
ODU enters their 17th Final Four in search of their 10th National Championship
2011 (Senior): NFHCA Divsion I First Team All-American... WomensFieldHockey.com First Team All-American and National Offensive Most Valuable Player...NCAA Tournament Championship All-Tournament Team selection...CAA Player of the Year... CAA All-Tournament Team selection... NFHCA All-Region First Team selection... Player of the Year in VIrginia... Led the team in goals, points and shots... second in the CAA in shots, points and goals... ranked eighth in the NCAA in goals per game and 11th in points per game...Named CAA Player of the Week on August 30 after scoring three goals and dishing out an assist in ODU wins over No. 8 Penn State & No. 10 American...Named CAA Co-Player of the Week after scoring a career-high three goals in ODU's 4-0 win over No. 1 Maryland (Sept. 2)...Named to the womensfieldhockey.com Weekly Honor Roll and the CAA Co-Player of the Week after scoring a pair of goals and dishing out an assist in ODU wins at No. 1 North Carolina and No. 6 Duke... Earned fourth CAA Player of the Week honors on Oct. 18 after scoring three goals at No. 3 Maryland (10/14) and a goal against No. 7 Duke (10/16)... scored a career-high four goals in the CAA Tournament Championship game vs. Northeastern (11/6)
Prior to Old Dominion: Played field hockey for three seasons at University of Bath, one of the UK's leading universities...Captained her squad at University of Bath in 2010/11...Played for Wales Senior National Team since 2006...Competed for Wales at the Commonwealth Games.
Personal: Born November 28, 1987...Daughter of Richard Batten and Sandra Cornock-Taylor...Has four siblings, Charlie (25), Joe (20), Amy (9) and Edward (8)...Nickname is Batty...Dream vacation is to Melbourne, Australia...Favorite book is 'To Kill a Mockingbird'...Majoring in Exercise Science and Wellnessat ODU.