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Makaela Potts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sydney, Australia

High School:
St. Patrick's Campbelltown

Height:
5-7

Position:
M

Birthdate:
02/02/1989


01/06/2014

Makaela Potts Chosen For Australian Indoor National Team

Potts one of 30 selected ahead of 2015 Indoor World Cup

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As A Senior In 2010: Game-by-Game Statistics
Longstreth/NFHCA All-American First Team ... UMass' first First-Team All-American since 2001 and fifth three-time All-American in program history ... Longstreth/NFHCA Northeast Region Player of the Year ... Longstreth/NFHCA All-Northeast Region First Team ... Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team ... Started all 23 games ... Scored one goal and tallied one assist at Maryland (11/13) ... Tallied one assist in game against Lock Haven (11/6) ... UMass Athlete of the Week (10/18) ... Had one assist at Richmond (10/17) ... Scored game winning goal against Lock Haven (10/15) ... Scored one goal at Dartmouth (10/12) ... Recorded two goals vs. Saint Louis (10/9) ... Scored one goal against Vermont (9/24) ... Had one assist at Yale (9/12).

As A Junior In 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
Longstreth/NFHCA Third Team All-American ... WomensFieldHockey.com Second Team All-American ... Longstreth/NFHCA All-Northeast Region First Team ... Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year ... Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Started in all 21 games ... Finished with 10 goals and 11 assists for 31 points ... Led team in assists and points, second in goals ... Tied for A-10 lead in assists, tied for second in points ... Took 69 shots, scored two game-winners, and had one defensive save ... Scored one goal and had one assist vs. West Chester (11/1) ... Had one assist vs. La Salle (10/30) ... Had one goal and one assist vs. Dartmouth (10/28)... Piled up a new career-high six points with two goals and two assists at St. Louis (10/25) ... Scored the lone goal at Temple (10/18) ... Scored the lone goal to win the game at Harvard (10/6) ... Set a then career-high with five points on one goal and three assists in a 7-1 win at Quinnipiac (9/27) ... Assisted on a goal at Vermont (9/26) ... Had four points on a goal and two assists in a 4-0 win vs. Northeastern (9/19) ... Tallied the game-winning goal against James Madison (9/12) ... Recorded her first goal of the season against Boston University (9/4).

As A Sophomore In 2008:
Longstreth/NFHCA Third Team All-American ... Longstreth/NFHCA All-Northeast Region First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Defensive Captain for the 2008 season ... Played and started in all 22 games ... Finished with four goals and three assists for 11 points with 69 shots and two defensive saves ... Led the A-10 in shots ... Recorded five shots against Kent State (11/11) ... Scored the fourth goal of her career and fourth of the season against Providence (11/1) ... Tallied an assist against Richmond (10/10) ... Took three shots and recorded one assist in a 5-4 loss vs. Syracuse (9/28)... Scored one goal in a 2-1 victory vs. Albany (9/27)... Scored second goal in as many games at Brown (9/23) ... Scored her first career goal in the second half of a 2-0 victory vs. Vermont (9/20) ... Had one defensive save and two shots against Northeastern (9/7) ... Had four shots and one assist, giving her her first career point against Dartmouth (9/5).

As A Freshman In 2007:
Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... Played in 23 games, starting in 19 ... Took eight shots.

Before UMass:
Like head coach Justine Sowry, Potts is a native of Australia ... Played high school field hockey at St. Patrick's College Campbelltown in Sydney, New South Wales ... Three-time Wollongong Diocesan Team member ... Played for metropolitan leagues since 2003, including Moorebank Division 4, KSC Division 3, KSC Division 2 and Briars Division 1 ... Earned Bronze and Gold awards in 2004, 2005 and 2006, as well as numerous Most Improved and Most Consistent awards throughout her career.

Personal:
Makaela Jane Potts ... Born February 2, 1989 in Australia ... Daughter of Trudy and Gary Potts ... Sister of Samantha, Michael and twin Kirsten ... Plans to major in Sports Management.

Makaela Potts' Career Statistics

YEAR GP GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2007 23 19 8 0 0 0
2008 22 22 69 4 3 11
2009 21 21 69 10 11 31
2010 23 23 87 6 4 16
Career 89 85 233 20 18 58

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    Friday, Aug 29
    vs Maryland 5:00 PM
    Sunday, Aug 31
    vs Temple 3:00 PM
    Friday, Sept 5
    vs Maine 4:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Sept 7
    at Boston College 3:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Sept 12
    vs California 4:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Sept 14
    at UMass-Lowell 2:00 PM
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