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Six Terps Earn NFHCA All-Region Honors

Maryland Athletics
11-27-2017
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CHANDLER, Ariz. – Six members of the Maryland field hockey team were named to the Longstreth/NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region First and Second Teams Monday.

Seniors Lein Holsboer, Carrie Hanks and junior Linnea Gonzales were all voted to the First Team. Junior Sarah Holliday, sophomore Madison Maguire and freshman Bodil Keus earned Second Team honors. This is the first honor for Maguire, Keus and Holliday.

This marks Holsboer’s second straight year on the All-Region Teams, as she went on to earn NFHCA All-America Third Team honors as well. This is third straight All-Region honor for Hanks and Gonzales.

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.

Gonzales was named to the All-Big Ten First Team. She scored 10 goals, including four game winners, with two assists on the year. She scored both game-winning goal in the Terps’ NCAA First and Second Round wins. She has played in all 69 games of her career and has scored career 30 goals. Gonzales earned NFHCA Second Team All-America honors as a freshman.

Keus was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year earlier this month. She led the Terrapins in scoring with 13 goals, while also helping to anchor their defense. She scored three of Maryland’s 11 goals in NCAA Tournament play.

Holliday started all 23 games in goal for the Terrapins this year, earning a save percentage of 75.2 percent. She currently has 194 career saves and notched five shutout this season.

Maguire notched 24 points this season with nine goals and six assists, including three goals and an assist in the Terps’ NCAA Tournament run. She notched her first career hat trick vs. Rutgers on Oct. 22.

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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