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#3 Ali McEvoy
Position: Defender
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gilbertsville, Pa.
High School: Boyertown Area Senior
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McEvoy Photos
  • NFHCA All-American (First Team - 2013)
  • ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2013)
  • All-ACC Team (2011; First Team - 2013)
  • All-ACC Tournament Team (2013)
  • Preseason All-ACC Team (2013)
  • ACC Player of the Week (9/11/12)
  • NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region Team (First Team - 2011, 2013; Second Team - 2012)
  • NFHCA Senior Game
  • womensfieldhockey.com All-American (First Team -2011; First Team - 2013)
  • womemsfieldhockey.com National Defensive Player of the Year (2013)
  • womensfieldhockey.com All-Rookie Team (2010)

International Experience: Named to U.S. Senior National Team in June 2013...member of U.S. Under-21 team since the summer of 2011...scored once and had a defensive save as Team USA won bronze in Junior Pan Am Games in Guadalajara, Mexico in Sept. 2012...team clinched bid to 2013 World Cup... traveled to London in April 2012 with Under-21 team for test series with Great Britain...member of U.S. National Indoor Team since 2008...member of 2005 and 2006 US Junior Olympic teams...member of US U16 team in 2006, 2007 and 2008 and U19 team in 2009 and 2010...played in Holland with junior national team and San Juan and Argentina in Pan American Indoor games.

As a senior in 2013: Voted ACC Defensive Player of the Year by the league's head coaches...named to NFHCA All-America First Team, All-ACC First Team and NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team, womensfieldhockey.com All-American and to NFHCA Senior Game...preseason All-ACC Team selection...has started in every game this season...notched an assist on Terps' final goal in 8-4 win over #20 New Hampshire (Aug. 31)...scored Maryland's first goal off a rebounded shot eight minutes in at Temple (Sept. 1)...scored Terps' third goal off a made stroke in 3-0 win at #8 Old Dominion and defense held Monarchs scoreless (Sept. 6)...scored Terps' final goal vs. Miami (Ohio) off a corner in the 64th minute, added an assist and defense held Redhawks scoreless (Sept. 15)...scored Maryland's final goal off a penalty corner in 4-1 win over #15 Wake (Sept. 15)...added Terps' second goal in 20th minute off a corner in 2-0 shutout win over Michigan (Sept. 22)...assisted on Sprink's game-trying goal in the 11th minute at #9 Boston College (Sept. 27)...led defense to stellar performance in 2-1 overtime win at #3 North Carolina (Oct. 5)...scored twice in Terps' win over Hofstra...first scored with a high shot from edge of the circle off a corner in the 21st minute, then made a penalty stroke in the 23rd minute...also added an assist on Terps' fourth goal (Oct. 8)...helped lead Terps' defense to fifth shutout of the year at American (Oct. 13)...assisted on Witmer's goal which gave the Terps' the 2-1 overtime win over #4 Syracuse (Oct. 18)...scored twice in Terps' 9-0 rout of Georgetown (Oct. 27)...picked up three assists in 5-1 win at #7 Duke (Nov. 2)...helped lead defense to shutout win in ACC Championship game ovee #3 North Carolina (Nov. 10)...named to All-ACC Tournament Team...assisted on Terps' first goal which tied the game at 1-1 five minutes in in NCAA Second Round win over #8 Princeton (Nov. 17)...member of 2013 ACC Championship team...earned Kate Kauffman-Beach Award at the team's annual banquet, an honor that goes to a player that epitomizes the "world class" hockey player that demonstrates the technical and tactical skills coupled with the heart of a champion.

As a junior in 2012: Started in the backfield in 23 of the Terps' 24 games...left team for game at Wake Forest (Sept. 22) to play with U.S. Under-21 Team in Junior Pan Am Games in Mexico...named to NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region Second Team...named ACC Player of the Week (Sept. 12)...notched first career hat trick vs. Dartmouth (Sept. 9)...scored twice in Terps' come-from-behind win over #18 Boston College, including the game-winning goal (Sept. 14)...scored Terps's second goal vs. #24 Duke (Oct. 6)...scored vs. UC Davis (Oct. 14)...notched an assist in Terps' 9-0 rout of Towson (Oct. 16)...had an assist in Terps' win over American (Oct. 22)...had an assist in ACC Championship game vs. #1 North Carolina (Nov. 4)...made a penalty stroke to tie the Terps' Final Four game vs. #2 Princeton in the 58th minute.

As a sophomore in 2011: Named a womensfieldhockey.com First Team All-American, to NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region Team and to All-ACC Team...member of defensive unit that held opponents to just five goals in Terps' NCAA tournament run... started in all 21 games...scored in 67th minute off her own rebounded shot at Rutgers in regular season finale (Oct. 30)...scored game-winner vs. Towson (Oct. 19)...notched a defensive save vs. No. 1 Old Dominion (Oct. 14)...scored vs. Princeton (Sept. 27)...scored first goal of the season in 44th minute at UMass (Sept. 18)...earned an assist vs. Villanova (Sept. 11)...notched first assist of the year vs. No. 9 Michigan (Sept. 4)...also notched a defensive save in that game.

As a freshman in 2010: Started 21 games and saw action in all 24...named to womensfieldhockey.com's All-Rookie squad...scored 11 goals and notched seven assists...scored first collegiate goal against Villanova (Aug. 29)...notched a defensive save at No. 4 Princeton...scored in 10 games...took a successful stroke for the Terps against UMass in the NCAA First Round (Nov. 13)...also scored game-winner over Rutgers (Sept. 12) and against Delaware (Oct. 17)...important member of Terps' penalty corner squad...current member of U.S. U-21 team.

Before Maryland: Four-year varsity starter for Boyertown Bears in Pioneer Athletic Conference...led team in scoring three years...suffered knee injuries in sophomore and senior seasons...named All-Area, All-State and All-PAC 10...team MVP in 2008 and 2009...served as captain in 2009...played for X-Caliber club team...was a member of U16 and U19 gold medal teams in National Field Hockey Festival...team won gold three times in National Indoor Festival...member of 2005 and 2006 US Junior Olympic teams...member of US U16 team in 2006, 2007 and 2008 and U19 team in 2009 and 2010...been on US Women's National Indoor team since 2008...played in Holland with junior national team and San Juan and Argentina in Pan American Indoor games.

Personal: Ali Brown McEvoy...daughter of James and Cindy McEvoy...has one brother, Shane...nickname is Mac...came to Maryland because of excellent education program and she wanted to play at a top-level Division I field hockey program...names her biggest sports thrill when her team beat Argentina in pool play at the Pan Am Indoor Cup in Argentina in 2008...has recovered from two ACL tears...family science major.

McEVOY'S CAREER HIGHS

Goals: 3, vs. Dartmouth, (Sept. 9, 2012)
Assists: 3, at. #7 Duke (Nov. 2, 2013)
Points: 7, vs. Dartmouth, (Sept. 9, 2012)


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