CHANDLER, Ariz. – Three members of the Saint Anselm College field hockey team have been selected to participate in the Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division II Senior Game to be held on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. at Stonehill College.
This season, the #3 Hawks have posted an overall record of 15-3, while their 10-2 record in the Northeast-10 Conference earned them the program's first NE-10 Regular Season Championship and top seed in the upcoming NE-10 Tournament.
Defensively, the Hawks have posted the lowest goals-against average in program history at 1.07. They have only allowed 19 goals in 18 games played, while stepping up in conference play by allowing only 12 goals in 12 games for a 1.00 GAA.
Elizabeth Alie has started all 71 games since coming on the Hilltop and has five career defensive saves to her record. Last season, she was named to the NE-10 All-Conference First Team while also earning a spot on the NFHCA and Synapse Sports Second Team All-American squads. During her four years, the defense has gone from allowing 45 goals in 2013 to only 19 goals this year, improving from a 2.60 GAA in her freshman year to the 1.07 GAA they currently allow.
Jennifer Brown has appeared in all 71 games during her career, starting every game during the past three seasons. She has one career assist, picked up this season, while registering 10 career defensive saves. Brown currently ranks seventh in the NCAA with five defensive saves this year, while her 10 career stops on the goal line place her in a tie for sixth in program history.
Katherine Sears has backstopped the Hawks to 30 victories over the past two seasons and has 41 career wins since taking over as the starter in goal back in 2013. Sears will leave the College as the all-time leader in wins and shutouts (11), while ranking third in saves (344), fifth in save percentage (.771) and second in goals-against average (1.67).
The Hawks return to action on Friday night when they host Merrimack College in the Northeast-10 Conference Semifinals at 4 p.m. at Grappone Stadium.
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