Hine Named NESCAC Player of the Week for Connecticut College
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College senior tri-captain Abby Hine of Madison, Conn. has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Field Hockey Player of the Week. In a perfect 2-0 week for the Camels, Hine tallied three goals and three assists.
Saturday, Hine registered a goal and an assist in a 2-0 win versus Williams to move into third place on the program´s all time scoring list, passing Connecticut College Athletic Hall of Famer Sue Landau '87 with 83 points. She had two goals and two assists in a 6-2 victory at Springfield Thursday as the Camels put up their highest offensive output since October of 2005.
"This is an honor for Abby and is a result of her hard work and the support of her teammates," Connecticut College head field hockey coach Debbie Lavigne said. "She is focused and determined on doing whatever it takes to get results for the program. Her intensity and positive leadership are inspiring!"
Hine has been named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-Region Team and the All-NESCAC squad in each of the past two seasons.
In her junior campaign, she led the team in all three major offensive categories with nine goals, six assists and 24 points. Hine tallied 10 goals, four assist and 24 points in her sophomore season with the Camels. In her rookie year of 2007, Hine contributed eight goals, six assists and 22 points and was recognized as the teams´ most valuable forward.
In addition to her success on the turf, Hine has contributed to the Camel women´s ice hockey program, scoring 14 with five assists in 72 games.
In the classroom, Hine has distinguished herself as a Dean´s List Student majoring in Human Development.
Hine is a 2007 graduate of the Taft School in Watertown, Conn. She received letters in field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse as a Rhino. Hine garnered All-New England honors while serving as a team captain for the field hockey squad that reached the semi-finals in their post-season championship tournament.
September 20, 2010