UMass drops Atlantic 10 Championship Game to host-Spiders
Minutewomen face Spiders with NCAA Tournament berth available for third consecutive season
No. 1 seed Minutewomen battle No. 4 Lock Haven at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7
Minutewomen play the Orange on Saturday, Nov. 1; Saint Louis the following afternoon
UMass to challenge La Salle in search of sixth consecutive A-10 victory
FH vs. SLU Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH VS. DAVIDSON Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. California Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH VS. UNH Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH VS. LOWELL Photos by Thom Kendall '93
2014 - Sophomore: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Started in 18 of her 21 appearance on the defense ... Directed both of her shot attempts at the cage ... Subbed in from the bench during the season-opener against No. 1 Maryland (8/29) at the Nook in Lancaster, Pa ... Took her first shot of the season, an on-target attempt, against No. 5 Connecticut (9/19).
2013 - Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Appeared in all 24 games in her first season at UMass, making four starts ... Tallied one goal for two points while playing on defense throughout the year ... Her first collegiate appearance came at Maine (8/30) when she attempted one shot ... Made her first start with the Minutewomen against UMass-Lowell and tallied a goal during the 6-0 win in the inaugural Kennedy Cup (9/3) ... Added appearances in the starting lineup against Ohio State (9/14), Boston University (10/6) and Saint Louis (10/12) while firing an on-target attempt at No. 3 Connecticut (9/18) ... Had a defensive save in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal against No. 5 Duke on Nov. 17.
Before UMass: Competed for the Casterton School and coach Andrea Thomas ... Also played for the Preston Hockey Club (2009-11) and the Whitley Bay and Tynemouth Hockey Club (2011-13) for coaches Simon Lee and Lynne Dobison ... Four-time Casterton School Athlete of the Year (2007-11) ... Competed on the Casterton School lacrosse, tennis and track and field squads as well ... Earned the Most Improved award for track and field in 2011 ... Senior Sports Person of the Year in 2012 ... Played for the county hockey team, Cumbria, from 2007-13 and the regional squad, Durham, from 2010-13 ... Selected to play for the North of England High Performance Team in the Futures Cup ... Was a captain for the Durham and North of England programs ... Awarded Best of Class in Drama (2011), History of Art (2013) and English (2013) at the Casterton School.
Personal: Daughter of David and Jenn Farrell ... Born on March 22, 1995 ... Mother, Jenn competed in the 1986 Commonwealth Games as a high jumper ... Father, David was also a track athlete, who ran a four minute, five second mile and earned a 14.13 time in the 5000-meter ... Older brother, Tom is a seven-time All-American, Big 12 Conference Champion and school record-holder on the Oklahoma State indoor and outdoor track and field and cross country teams ... Tom qualified for the 2012 London Olympics in the 5000 with a 13:15.31 finish at the Payton Jordan Invitational, but did not compete due to injury.
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