Three UNH field hockey players named Regional All-Americans

DURHAM, N.H. - Marcie Boyer (Dillsburg, Pa.) and Cameron Schmitz (Cos Cob, Conn.) of the University of New Hampshire field hockey team were named to the 2001 STX/NFHCA Division I Northeast Region All-America First Team and teammate Lizzy Duffy (Oak Park, Ill.) was selected to the Second Team, the NFHCA announced Monday.

Boyer, a junior forward who was named to the America East All-Conference First Team earlier this month, led the Wildcats in both points (17) and goals (eight). Her season highlights included a two-goal game against UMass and a game-winning goal against Yale in overtime. She has three-year career totals of 19-11-49. Boyer's 2000 post-season honors included NFHCA All-Academic squad, Northeast Region All-America First Team and America East All-Conference Second Team.

Schmitz, a senior back who garnered All-Conference Second Team honors earlier this month, was the leader of the 2001 Wildcat squad. She started all 19 games and was a vital part of both the offensive and defensive penalty corner units. Schmitz recorded six points on two goals and two assists this season. Her career accolades include All-Conference Second Team in 1998 and 1999 and her career statistics include 81 games started, 10 points, two goals and six assists.

Duffy, a junior forward, missed the initial six games of the season after transferring from the University of North Carolina. In the final 13 games of the season, she recorded eight points on two goals and two assists. Her season highlights included her first career points as a Wildcat with a goal and an assist in the team's 6-2 victory against Towson (Sept. 21). She ended the season with a three-game point-scoring streak during which she recorded the game-winning goal against Albany (Oct. 21).

New Hampshire finished the 2001 season with a 7-12 overall record that included a 3-6 mark in America East.

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