Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mountain Top, Pa.
High School: Crestwood
Experience: 1 Letter


  • NFHCA All-American (First - 2015)
  • NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region Team (Second – 2013; First - 2014, 2015)
  • Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (10/14/14; 9/1/15; 9/22/15; 10/27/15)
  • All-Big Ten Team (Second - 2014; First - 2015)
  • Big Ten Players to Watch List (2015)
  • Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division I Senior Game (2015)

International Experience: Named to U.S. Under-21 Team in June 2013 and 2014...competed in Junior World Cup in Germany in 2013...named to the Under-19 National Team team in the summer of 2012, after being on the training squad...on the U.S. Senior and Junior National Indoor squads and last year, served as captain through the U.S. Junior National Team's tour through Holland.

As a senior (2015): NFHCA First Team All-American...All-Big Ten First Team...NFHCA All Mid-Atlantic Region First Team...named to Big Ten Players to Watch List by the league's head coaches...started in all 23 games...scored in Terps' first game of the year to seal win at Temple (Aug. 28)...scored an unassisted goal in the 41st minute in Terps' win over Saint Joseph's and added two assists (Aug. 30)...assisted on Terps' tying goal that forced overtime vs. #13 Boston College (Sept. 4)...picked up two assists in 6-1 rout of American (Sept. 13)...scored Maryland's game-tying goal in the 33rd minute, assisted on the winning goal and scored the third goal in team's 3-2 win over #12 Northwestern (Sept. 18)...scored Terps' fourth goal in 5-2 win over New Hampshire (Sept. 20)...named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 22)...picked up two assists in Terps' 5-1 win over Michigan State (Sept. 27)...notched three assists in Terps' 5-2 win at Ohio State (Oct. 2)...scored only goal in Maryland's 1-0 win at #11 Old Dominion (Oct. 14)...scored gamewinner in 78th minute to seal Big Ten regular season title in overtime over Indiana (Oct. 23)...notched three assists in Terps' 6-0 win over Towson (Oct. 25)...became sixth Terp in history to reach 50 career assists in game vs. Towson...named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 27)...named to Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division I Senior Game...scored Terps' first goal in 19th minute of 2-1 double overtime win at Iowa (Oct. 31)...notched an assist in the Terrapins' 3-2 win over Michigan State in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament (Nov. 5)...added three assists in Maryland's 5-1 win over #10 Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament championship game (Nov. 8)...named to the All-Big Ten Tournament Team...part of team that swept Big Ten regular season and tournament titles.

As a junior (2014): Started in all 17 of the Terps' games...scored the Terps' first goal of the year in the 19th minute vs. #10 Massachusetts for the 1-0 lead (Aug. 29)...assisted on Putsch's goal in the 63rd minute in Terps' 4-1 win over Northeastern (Aug. 31)...inserted on Schneid's goal off a corner in 68th minute vs. #2 North Carolina (Sept. 5)...scored 20th career goal and added an assist in Maryland's 3-1 win over Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 7)...notched an assist on Terps' third goal in 3-0 win over Drexel (Sept. 13)...assisted on game-winner in win over #16 Temple (Sept. 14)...scored the Terps' first goal at #15 Northwestern off a pass from Gerzabek to tie the game in the 38th minute (Sept. 20)...assisted on the Terps' second goal in a 2-0 win at #14 Michigan (Sept. 26)...scored Terps' first goal in 6-0 win over Ohio State (Oct. 3)...scored Maryland's first goal in 3-1 win over #18 Old Dominion (Oct. 5)...made a penalty stroke for Terps' fourth score and assisted on first goal in 4-3 win over #4 Penn State (Oct. 10)...tallied a career-high six points off of a made penalty stroke and four assists in 9-0 rout of Penn (Oct. 12)...named Big Ten Offensive Player if the Week (Oct. 14)...notched an assist in Terps' 8-1 rout at Princeton (Oct. 15)...notched two assists in 4-0 win over Rutgers (Oct. 19)...added five points off of a made stroke, the Terps' third goal and an assist in 8-2 win at #19 Indiana (Oct. 24)...added Maryland's third goal from top of the circle in the 15th minute and had an assist in 8-1 rout of American (Oct. 29)…scored Terps’ fourth goal in 5-0 rout of Ohio State in Terps’ Big Ten Tournament debut (Nov. 6)…assisted on Terps’ goal in the Big Ten Championship game (Nov. 9)… picked up two assists in Terps’ 5-1 win over Princeton in NCAA First Round (Nov. 15)…part of team that won first Big Ten championship in school history.

As a sophomore (2013): Started in 23 of 24 games and saw action in all...named to NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region Second team...scored first goal of the year in 30th minute vs. #20 New Hampshire and also notched two assists in the match (Aug. 31)...scored and had an assist at Temple (Sept. 1)...scored first two goals at #8 Old Dominion to help Maryland to a 3-0 lead (Sept. 6)...notched an assist on Terps' sixth goal vs. #17 Drexel (Sept. 8)...picked up two assists in Terps' win over Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 15)...notched an assist on first goal of the game to Witmer in fifth minute, then scored third goal in 4-1 win over #15 Wake (Sept. 20)...assisted on Sprink's tying goal in the 52nd minute at #9 Boston College (Dept. 27)...scored with 35 seconds left in the first half for a 1-0 lead at #7 UMass, then scored again in the 50th minute for a 4-1 win (Sept. 29)...notched an assist on Terps' second goal to give them a two-goal lead in the 13th minute vs. #5 Virginia (Oct. 25)...notched a career-high four assists in Terps' 9-0 rout of Georgetown (Oct. 27)...scored twice off of corners and assisted on another score all in first half in 5-1 win at #7 Duke to close regular season (Nov. 2)...scored Terps' second goal off a rebound on a corner for 2-0 lead in 44th minute of ACC Championship game vs. #3 North Carolina (Nov. 10)...scored team's first goal when she deflected it in off a corner in for 1-0 lead in 13th minute in NCAA First Round vs. #18 American...also assisted on Terps' third goal in 4-1 win (Nov. 16)...scored off a corner to tie game at 1-1 five minutes in in NCAA Second Round game vs. #8 Princeton (Nov. 17)...scored Terps' second goal in 29th minute off pass from Witmer in NCAA Final Four game vs. #4 Duke (Nov. 22)...member of 2013 ACC Championship team.

As a freshman (2012): Started in 20 of the Terps' 24 games and saw action in all...scored her first career goal vs. #15 Ohio State (Sept. 2) that game, she put in a rebounded shot for a 1-0 Terps lead in the 20th minute...scored twice against #19 UMass, both within 1:47 of each other (Sept. 8)...notched first career assist in Terps come-from-behind win over #18 Boston College (Sept. 14)...scored Terps' second goal for a 2-1 lead at #7 Virginia in second half (Sept. 28)...notched two assists in Terps' 9-0 rout of Towson (Oct. 16)...scored team's first goal in 2-0 win over #13 Lafayette in the NCAA First Round (Nov. 10).

Before Maryland: Played four years of varsity hockey at Crestwood High School and was team captain in her senior year...lead team to District II championships in 2009 and 2010 and the state semifinals as a a sophomore and as a senior, Dessoye and Crestwood went to the state quarterfinals.

Personal: Anna Patricia Dessoye...parents are Dale and Karen Dessoye...has two siblings, Elizabeth and Joshua...favorite pregame meal is pasta...enjoys outdoor activities...came to Maryland for the diversity, field hockey team and academics...also considered Duke, Syracuse and Penn State.

Goals: 2, 6X (last vs. #12 Northwestern, Sept. 18, 2015)
Assists: 4, twice (last vs. Penn, Oct. 12, 2014)
Points: 6, vs. Penn (Oct. 12, 2014)

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