Eleven members of the team were named to the 2017-18 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad.
Thornton, Miller and Sanford each tally goals for the Friars.
Five different Friars crack the scoring column; Guilbert records five saves.
As a Sophomore: Played in six games for the Friars and registered two shot attempts... Earned the program's "Golden Rule" Award... NFHCA Division I All-Academic Squad selection.
As a Freshman: Appeared in 11 games and cracked the starting line-up during the final two games of the season... Her first collegiate start came against Old Dominion in the regular-season finale, in which Providence secured a berth in the BIG EAST Tournament with a 1-0 overtime victory on Oct. 28... Scored two points on one goal during the season... Her lone goal proved to be the game-winner in a 3-2 victory over Fairfield on Oct. 2... Earned the program's "Mountain Climber Award"... Named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.
In High School: Attended Hazleton Area High School, where she played field hockey and lacrosse... Totaled 202 career points on 86 goals and 30 assists, and holds school records in each of those offensive categories at Hazleton Area... Recognized as a First-Team All-State selection.
Personal: Born June 14, 1998... Daughter of Scott Sanford and Mary Ann Thomas... Has two sisters, Alexis Sanford and Josie Thomas, and one brother, Dane Sanford... Biology major.
SANFORD'S CAREER STATISTICS / HONORS
NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad • 2016, 2017
Mountain Climber Award • 2016
Golden Rule Award • 2017
BIG EAST All-Academic Team • 2017
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