Field Hockey team earns 2013 Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA National Academic Team Award; Six Friars named to National Academic Squad.
Twenty-seven student-athletes were awarded varsity letters.
Friars host the Cardinals on Saturday, October 27 at Noon.
Henni Tietze nets two goals to lead the offense.
Four Friars combine to score five goals; Caitlin Malone leads effort with two scores.
As a Graduate Student: Played 17 games and appeared in the starting line-up 16 times as left back... Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 3-2 victory against Holy Cross (September 11), which marked her first collegiate point... Scored her first collegiate goal against Georgetown on September 14... Finished the season with four points on one goal and two assists... NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad and BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team member.
At Providence: Joined the team as a graduate student for her first season of collegiate field hockey in 2012, following an impressive four-year career as a member of the Providence College softball team... During her softball career, Abrams recorded 175 hits, including 25 doubles, 12 home runs and two triples... Also collected 63 RBI and posted a .293 batting average and .402 slugging percentage... She was solid for the Friars defensively, having recorded just 21 errors in 192 career games for a .961 fielding percentage...A four-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star selection (2009-12)... American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Award winner (2012)... Capital One Academic All-District (2011).
In High School: Attended Reading Memorial High School where she competed in field hockey, ice hockey and softball... She led Reading Memorial's field hockey team in scoring as a junior and senior and finished in the top-five all-time in career scoring...A three-time First-Team League All-Star... Named Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic (2007-08)... Best of 60 in Massachusetts... Reading Times Chronicle Player of the Year (2007)... Led Reading Memorial to a 54-9 record and helped the team capture the 2007 league championship... While on the team, Reading Memorial advanced to the state tournament each season and also finished as semifinalists of the North Division 1 each year... Member of the National Honor Society and was a four-year winner of the Student Athlete Award.
Personal: Born December 17, 1989... Daughter of Lorry and Gary Abrams... Has one brother, Matthew... Earned a bachelor's degree from Providence College in marketing (2012) and is currently pursuing her MBA with a concentration in finance.
CAREER HONORS NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad 2013 BIG EAST Academic All-Star 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Award Winner 2012 Capital One Academic All-District 2011
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