Four Minutewomen vie for roster spots on Under-21 National Team with participation
Minutewomen pick up team award, 10 individuals selected to NFHCA National Academic Squad
Minutewomen celebrate their 2015 A-10 Championship, NCAA Tournament berth
Minutewomen score twice late, but drop contest to No. 2 nationally ranked Syracuse, 4-2
Minutewomen clinch berth into Atlantic 10 Championship with win over Wildcats
FH VS. DARTMOUTH Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH VS. UMASS LOWELL Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. SLU Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH VS. DAVIDSON Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. MAINE Photos by Thom Kendall '93
PRONUNCIATION: RANK-in BURN
Rankin-Byrne With The U.S. National Program: Competed at the 2014 United States U21 Championship from June 22-25 ... Selected to the U.S. Young Women's National Championship (June 22-26, 2015) ... Helped the USA Patriots team to first place at the 2015 U.S. Young Women's National Championship ... Invited to the 2016 United States Young Women's National Championship (June 28 - July 3).
2015 - Redshirt-Sophomore: Game-by-Game Statistics ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... UMass Field Hockey Most Improved Player Award ... Provided eight points on a quartet of goals over 21 appearances, including 18 starts ... Split time between defense and forward ... Placed five of her eight shot attempts on-target ... Earned the starting nod during the season-opener against New Hampshire (8/29) ... Started at forward and score once during the 4-3 win over UMass Lowell in the 2015 Kennedy Cup (9/11) ... Added a goal against Richmond on Sept. 20 ... Third tally of the season came at Davidson (10/31) during the must-win UMass contest that pushed the Maroon and White into the Atlantic 10 Championship ... Her goal against Davidson went as the eventual game-winner ... Scored once on her only shot during the NCAA Tournament First Round game at No. 1 Syracuse (11/14).
2014 - Redshirt-Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll ... Reserve forward made 18 appearances off of the bench ... Recorded two points via her first collegiate goal ... Scored on her only shot taken during the season ... Made her first collegiate appearance as a reserve in the midfield and at forward against No. 1 Maryland (8/29) at the Nook in Lancaster, Pa. ... Earned her first collegiate goal during the 5-1 win over Saint Louis (11/2).
2013 - Freshman: Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll ... Redshirted the season to enter 2014 with four years of eligibility remaining.
Before UMass: Two-time NFHCA All-Region selection ... Participated in Futures Elite in 2011-12 ... Two-time all-state honoree (2011-12) ... Won a state championship with Lebanon High School in 2012 and finished her four-year scholastic career with a 61-2-1 record during regular season competition ... Ended the 2012 campaign with 57 points on 20 goals and 17 assists ... Produced 180 points over her four-year career at Lebanon via 59 goals and 64 assists ... Post-Star All-Region honoree in 2009-10 ... Also competed at the club level with Seacoast United ... Was an honor roll student at Lebanon and also participated in lacrosse.
Personal: Daughter of Beverley Rankin and David Byrne ... Has two siblings, Matthew and Michael.
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