Caitlin Malone And Daniella Bernasconi Claim All-Region Honors For Field Hockey

Nov. 19, 2013

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College field hockey players Daniella Bernasconi (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) and Caitlin Malone (Ossining, N.Y.) have been named to the 2013 Longstreth / NFHCA Division I All-Northeast Region Second Team. The announcement was made by the NFHCA office on Tuesday, November 19.

Malone, a center midfielder, earns All-Northeast Region honors for the second time in her career as a member of the Second Team (2012, 2013). She also was named to the 2013 All-BIG EAST First Team earlier this month and was an All-BIG EAST Second-Team honoree in 2012. In 2013, Malone finished with five points on one goal and three assists. For her career, Malone ranks tied for 25th all-time at Providence in assists (13) and is tied for 43rd in career scoring, with 33 points on 10 goals and 13 assists. Malone began her career at Providence as a walk-on and steadily developed into one of the premier players in the BIG EAST and the region. Malone, a senior academically, has one season of eligibility remaining with the program.

Bernasconi, a forward, earns All-Region honors for the first time in her career, after a stellar offensive season. The honor comes on the heels of earning All-BIG EAST Second-Team honors earlier this month. She led the team in scoring with 32 points on 15 goals and two assists. Bernasconi's 15 goals and 32 points are the most by a Friar in a single-season since 2008. That year, two-time All-American Nellie Poulin '10 notched 16 goals and 33 points. With six games remaining on the regular-season schedule, she was ranked No. 1 in the nation in goals per game, according to the NCAA statistical report. Bernasconi finished the season tied for 14th in the nation in goals per game (0.83). She also ranked sixth in the BIG EAST Conference in points (32), fourth in goals (16) and sixth in points per game (1.78). After three seasons, Bernasconi ranks 26th on the Friars' all-time scoring list with 50 points on 24 goals and two assists. Her 24 goals rank 24th all-time at Providence.



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