Nov. 10, 1997

Freshman Tagliente Garners Top Award

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Freshman forward Carla Tagliente (Cortland, N.Y.) was named the 1997 ACC Field Hockey Rookie of the Year. The voting was done by the conference coaches following this weekend's ACC Tournament.

Tagliente scored 19 goals and had five assists this season. She was named the ACC Co-Player of the Week twice this season.

The last Maryland player to win Rookie of the Year honors was Lori Vile in 1993.