Field Hockey's NCAA Tourney Run Ended by No. 1 UNC
Field Hockey Denied Second Straight Big Ten Tourney Crown by PSU
Field Hockey Advances to Big Ten Title Game with Victory Over Iowa
Week #11: No. 1 Seed U-M to Begin Big Ten Tournament Play Friday
Field Hockey's Home Win Streak Ends in Shutout Loss to No. 9 Stanford
Senior (2011)... Named a co-captain for the 2011 season ... Started all 22 games for Michigan ... Scored her first goal of the season in the first half of the North Carolina game (Oct. 23) ... Added a goal in a 4-2 win over Indiana (Oct. 28) ... Had assists in Big Ten Tournament games against Iowa (Nov. 4) and Penn State (Nov. 6) ... Set a career high with two assists in the Ball State win (Sept. 17) ... Had 20 shots on the season, 15 of which have been on goal ... Helped U-M to six shutouts on the year, including 2-0 wins over Iowa (Oct. 1), Penn State (Oct. 16) and Michigan State (Oct. 21) ... Was named U-M's Player of the Game after the North Carolina game on Aug. 27 ...
Junior (2010)... Started all 22 games in the backfield for the Wolverines ... Helped a defense that had six shutouts and a 1.71 goals against average ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in Michigan's 4-3 overtime victory over Miami (Oct. 8) ... Had three shot attempts this season, including a shot on goal against Albany (Sept. 18).
Sophomore (2009)... Appeared in all 21 games, starting 17 as a defender... scored one goal (U-M's 7-0 win over Saint Louis on Oct. 3).
Freshman (2008)... Appeared in 14 games as a reserve, missing the final six with injury ... Posted a multi-goal effort vs. Saint Louis (Sept. 13), netting two goals in the final eight minutes of regulation ... Scored U-M's first goal at Ball State (Sept. 12) for first collegiate tally ... Made collegiate debut vs. North Carolina (Aug. 30) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Prep... Graduated from Eastern Regional High School (2008) ... Honor Roll ... 2007 NFHCA High School National Academic Squad ... Twice named to the NFHCA High School All-America second team (2006, '07) ... Two-time NFHCA High School All-Mid Atlantic Region team (2006, '07) ... Twice named the Field Hockey Club of South Jersey Offensive Player of the Year (2006, '07) ... Three-time All-Group IV selection (2005, '06, '07) ... Selected to the Camden Courier Post All-South Jersey first team on two occasions (2006, '07) ... Twice named to the Newark Star-Ledger all-state first team (2006, '07) ... Two-time All-Olympic Conference first team selection (2006, '07) ... Eastern Regional HS captured four state titles during her tenure (2004, '05, '06, '07) and won the 2006 New Jersey State Tournament of Champions ... EHS was crowned the 2004 Top of the Circle national champion ... Also participated in lacrosse ... Earned all-conference second team honors (2007).
Club/Junior Team... U19 Olympic Development Select Team (2007-08) ... Toured Argentina (2007) and Chile (2008) with the U19 squad ... Junior National Camp (2006, '07, '08) ... Competed at the 2005 AAU Junior Olympics ... Four-time participant of the USFHA Futures Tournament (2004, '05, '06, '07).
Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in English ... Born on October 14, 1989 ... Daughter of James and Hope Allen ... Father wrestled at Southern Connecticut State (1986-87) ... Mother played field hockey at Iowa (1983-87), where she was a teammate of U-M head coach Marcia Pankratz.
Ten Wolverines Listed on Fall Academic All-Big Ten Team
Thomas, Swenson Named NFHCA All-Americans
Thomas Named NFHCA West Region Player of the Year
Wolverines Place Five on NFHCA All-Region Teams
NCAA Central: Syracuse Tops North Carolina for Championship
Wolverines Fall to No. 1 UNC in NCAA Quarterfinals
Ellis, Thomas to Play in Senior Game Nov. 21 at Ocker Field