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Hanks, Holsboer Earn NFHCA All-America Honors

Maryland Athletics
12-5-2017
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CHANDLER, Ariz. – Seniors Carrie Hanks and Lein Holsboer of the Maryland field hockey team were named to the Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-America First and Second Teams Tuesday.

Holsboer was voted to the First Team and Hanks was named to the Second Team. This marks Holsboer’s second straight year on the All-America Team, as she was name to the Third Team last season. This is Hanks’ first All-America honor.

Holsboer led the Terrapins (16-7) in points and assists with 37 points and 15 assists on the year. She was named to the All-Big Ten First Team and the NCAA All-Tournament Team. She picked up four assists in the Terps’ run to the NCAA Championship game. With her 11 goals this season, she matched her total over her first three years in College Park.

Hanks helped lead the Terrapins’ defense with five shutouts this season. She scored two goals, including a sudden victory goal in double overtime vs. No. 6 Penn State on Oct. 15. Hanks earned All-Big Ten Second Team honors this season. She started in all 92 games of her career, finishing with 11 goals and 13 assists.

Maryland won 11 of 13 games to end the season to make a run to its 18th NCAA Final Four as a program. The Terrapins picked up nine wins over ranked teams, including five over top 10 teams.

The Terps beat No. 12 Wake Forest in the NCAA First Round, then won at No. 2 Duke, 3-2, to advance to their 17th Final Four under head coach Missy Meharg. They handled No. 3 Michigan, 5-1, in the NCAA Semifinals.

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