Nov. 1, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -
Providence College field hockey players Henni Tietze (Sankt Augustin, Germany) and Caitlin Malone (Ossining, N.Y.) were honored by the BIG EAST Conference on Thursday, November 1 at the annual championship banquet in Louisville, Ky. Tietze, a defender, was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team, while Malone, a midfielder, was tabbed a Second-Team selection.
The duo leads a talented Friar roster, which clinched its first BIG EAST Tournament berth since 2009. Through 17 regular-season games, Tietze recorded a career-best 24 points on a team-high 10 goals and four assists. Malone led Providence with a career-high 26 points on nine goals and eight assists.
Tietze earned Second-Team All-BIG EAST recognition in 2011 as a freshman, and was selected as a member of the 2012 Preseason All-BIG EAST Team. Malone earns post-season league honors for the first time in her career.
For the league's complete list of 2012 award winners, please click on the following link: http://www.bigeast.org/News/tabid/435/Article/238570/Connecticut,-Rutgers-and-Syracuse-Highlight-2012-BIG-EAST-Field-Hockey-Awards.aspx
Providence begins post-season play on Friday, November 2 in the semifinal round of the BIG EAST Field Hockey Championship against top-seeded Syracuse. The game is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. at Trager Stadium in Louisville, Ky. Connecticut, who claimed the No. 2 seed, and third-seeded Louisville will face off in the second semifinal at 7:30 p.m. The winner of each semifinal will advance to the championship game on Sunday, November 4 at 1:00 p.m. in Louisville, Ky.