Ackers, Cafone, Hemeon to compete in Women's National Championship; Pecora, Silfer, Licciardello to play in U21 Championship
Incoming recruits Ackers, Pecora to compete in National Futures Elite Championships
4 current, 2 former student-athletes set to represent Hawkeyes
Hawk Items... Selected to compete at 2013 and 2014 USA Field Hockey U21 Women's National Championship... member of 2013 Midwest Senior High Performance team... has played in 23 career games while starting five.
2013 as a Sophomore...Saw action in all 21 contests... recorded two shots on goal.
2012 as a Freshman... Appeared in two games... one of four true freshmen to see action... letterwinner.
High School... Six-time USA Futures Program participant... five-year National Futures Championship participant... three-time Futures Elite participant... two-time gold medal winner at the National Festival, a Disney Showcase gold and bronze medal winner and a California Cup silver medal winner... two-time Silver Medal AAU Junior Olympian and was the 2009 recipient of the Joel Ferrell Memorial Award for all-around outstanding performance... attended Fredericksburg Academy in the Virginia Independent School League where she was called up to the high school varsity team as a seventh grader... started varsity in eighth grade and in ninth grade led her team to a perfect 19-0 record while leading the team with 35 goals and 16 assists... garnered first team all-state, all-state tournament, all-regional and all-district honors... finished her prep career at Riverbend High School, finishing her career with 75 goals and 67 assists.
Personal... Recreation and sport business major.