Trio Of UMass Standouts Named ECAC Field Hockey All-Stars
Dec. 21, 2013
CENTERVILLE, Mass. - The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced it 2013 Division I Field Hockey All-Star Teams on Saturday with Lauren Allymohamed, Hannah Prince and Brooke Sabia earning spots on the list. Prince was chosen to the first team while Allymohamed and Sabia were placed on the second squad.
Prince, an NFHCA First Team All-Region selection as a senior, spent all 24 games in 2013 as a starting defender for the Minutewomen. In addition to helping UMass hold opponents to 1.54 goals per game, Prince provided 28 points on eight goals and 12 assists. Prince has also earned Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference and A-10 All-Tournament Team honors this year as she helped head coach Carla Tagliente lead UMass to a 19-5 overall record, A-10 Tournament Title and NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals appearance.
Allymohamed, who was picked by the NFHCA as an all-American and the Atlantic 10 as its defensive player of the year in 2013, teamed with Prince as a starter on defense in holding foes to only 9.6 shots per game. She also helped out the offense with 16 points on eight goals, including two game-winning tallies.
Sabia, a midfielder and NFHCA First Team All-Region selection, rounded out the trio of UMass honorees. As a sophomore in 2013, Sabia provided an Atlantic 10-best 41 points, tied for the 10th-most in NCAA Division I. Her 20 goals scored, which included five game-winning tallies, tied her for the fourth-most in Division I.
The ECAC is the nation's largest athletic and the only multi-divisional conference in the country with more than 300 Divisions I, II, and III colleges and universities. The ECAC stretches from Maine to North Carolina and westerly to Colorado. Established in 1938, the ECAC, a non-profit service organization, sponsors nearly 100 championships in 37 men's and women's sports and assigns more than 4,400 officials in 12 sports.