Minutewomen pick up team award; 11 student-athletes on national academic squad
Minutewomen won A-10 Tournament, reached NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
Minutewomen earn most selections among Atlantic 10 Conference schools
Freshman midfielder earned game-winning goal against No. 7 Virginia
Verelst scores game-winning goal for No. 10 UMass in 81st minute
With The Belgian National Program: Competed at the 2013 Junior World Cup (July 26-Aug. 4, 2013) with Team Belgium ... Previously participated at the national level with Belgium's U15, U16 and U18 squads.
2013 - Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year ... NFHCA Second Team All-Region ... Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference ... Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week ... Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (10/21) ... UMass Co-Athlete of the Week (11/18) ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Finished with 21 points on five goals and 11 assists earned during 24 games played ... Started each contest in the midfield ... Earned a pair of game-winning goals ... Made her first collegiate appearance and start at Maine (8/30) ... Assisted on one goal against UMass-Lowell (9/3) ... Added one more helper each against Harvard (9/6) and Boston College (9/8) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal during UMass' 1-0 win over Ohio State (9/14) ... Recorded her first collegiate tally against Hofstra before adding a helper vs. New Hampshire (9/27) ... Helped out on one goal at Boston University (10/6) and another at Saint Louis (10/12) ... Provided one tally against La Salle before recording back-to-back games against Saint Joseph's (10/20) ... Had assists in back-to-back games against VCU (10/27) and Lock Haven (11/1) ... Helped out on a pair of goals at Saint Francis (Pa.) during UMass' 4-3 comeback win in overtime on Nov. 3 ... Had the game-winning goal in overtime during the NCAA Tournament First Round contest against No. 7 Virginia (11/16).
Before UMass: Attended Collège Cardinal Mercier School in Braine L'Alleud, Belgium ... Competed in field hockey with the Waterloo Watducks Hockey Club as a defender and midfielder ... Coached by Xavier De Greve ... Is a member of Belgium's U21 National Team ... Also participated at the national level with Belgium's U15, U16 and U18 squads ... Has competed in field hockey since age five.
Personal: Daughter of Jean-Louis Verelst and Carine Mullie.
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