UNH's Cameron Schmitz named to All-America Second Team

DURHAM, N.H. - Cameron Schmitz (Cos Cob, Conn.), a senior back on the University of New Hampshire field hockey team, was named to the 2001 STX/NFHCA Division I All-America Second Team, the National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced Monday.

This marks the fourth consecutive year that a New Hampshire player was selected to the All-America Second Team. Last year, Jessica Russell received the honor. Kristin Iarrusso, who returned to her alma mater an assistant coach this season, and Becky Craigue were honored in 1999 and 1998, respectively.

Schmitz, who garnered Northeast Region All-America First Team and America East All-Conference Second Team honors earlier this month, was the leader of a youthful 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.

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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