U-M Student-Athletes Recognized at Scholar Athlete Celebration
Mack Named Honda Award Finalist for Field Hockey POY
Field Hockey's Mack Named to NFHCA All-America First Team
Field Hockey's Mack Named NFHCA West Region Player of the Year
Mack Wins Two Big Ten Field Hockey Player of the Year Awards
The Wolverines will rely on depth and experience for the 2013 season, which begins with a road contest on Aug. 31 versus Massachusetts.
Rachael Mack scored the winning goal in the second half, while Aisling Naughton and Leslie Smith added markers to lead No. 16 Michigan past No. 18 Ohio State, 3-1.
Aisling Naughton scored four minutes into overtime to send No. 16 U-M past No. 19 Michigan State, 3-2, in OT.
Highlights from No. 17 Michigan's 7-1 win over Pacific.
Rachael Mack's second of three goals in a 6-2 win over Saint Louis is the MGoBlue.com Play of the Day.
At Michigan... Four-time NFHCA All-American (first team - 2013, second team - 2012, third team - 2010, '11) -- first four-time All-American in program history ... 2013 NFHCA West Regional Player of the Year ... 2013 Big Ten Player of the Year ... 2013 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (unanimous selection) ... Three-time All-Big Ten first team (2011, '12, '13) and second team (2010) ... 2010 Big Ten Tournament MVP ... Established Michigan program records in career goals (73) and career points (166).
Senior (2013)... Longstreth/NFHCA All-America first team ... NFHCA West Regional Player of the Year ... Big Ten Player of the Year ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (unanimous selection) ... All-Big Ten first team (unanimous selection) ... Started all 20 games ... Led the team with a career-best 21 goals ... Twice named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 8, Sept. 17) ... Scored two goals, including game-winner, vs. Indiana (Nov. 3) ... Netted game-winning overtime goal vs. #6 Penn State (Nov. 3) ... Scored the first goal vs. Pacific (Oct. 26) ... Assisted on U-M's lone goal at #11 Stanford (Oct. 25) ... Broke U-M's career goals and career points records with two goals, including the overtime game-winner, at Ohio State (Oct. 20) ... Posted a career-best four goals against Ball State (Oct. 6), including three unassisted markers in the first half ... Netted the game-winning goal in the second half vs. #15 Iowa (Oct. 5) ... Also assisted on the game-tying goal vs. the Hawkeyes ... Recorded a first-half assist vs. Missouri State (Sept. 27) ... Posted a hat trick at William & Mary (Sept. 20) ... Registered a goal and a career-best three assists vs. UC Davis (Sept. 15) ... Scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win vs. #16 Louisville (Sept. 14) ... Netted two first-half goals at Maine (Sept. 1) ... One of three team captains in 2013.
Junior (2012)... Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-America second team ... NFHCA All-West Region first team ... All-Big Ten first team (unanimous selection) ... All-Big Ten Tournament team ... Started all 22 games ... Led the Wolverines with 19 goals and 45 points ... Scored team's lone goal vs. #8 Old Dominion in the NCAA first round (Nov. 10) ... Scored two goals and assisted on another in U-M's 3-0 win vs. Miami (Oct. 21) ... Boasted a 10-game scoring streak (Sept. 7-Oct. 14) ... Scored two goals, including the second-half game-winner, and an assist vs. #18 Ohio State (Oct. 14) ... Posted U-M's first goal in its comeback vs. #19 Michigan State (Oct. 12) ... Scored two first-half goals at #6 Penn State (Sept. 23) ... Tallied two goals vs. #23 Fairfield (Sept. 16) ... Posted hat trick in U-M's 6-2 win against Saint Louis (Sept. 15) ... Scored goals in back-to-back games against #21 Albany (Sept. 7) and #7 Connecticut (Sept. 8) ... Earned assists in consecutive home games vs. Delaware (Sept. 1) and #22 Maine (Sept. 2) ... One of four team captains in 2012.
Sophomore (2011)... Longstreth NFHCA/Division I All-America third team ... All-Big Ten first team ... NFHCA All-West Region first team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2011) ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 18) ... Started all 22 games at forward for the Maize and Blue ... Had a team-best 17 goals and 37 points ... Completed a hat trick, scoring the game-winning goal with 3:14 remaining, in the NCAA Tournament first round game against New Hampshire (Nov. 12) ... Had a natural hat trick in the 5-0 win over Ball State (Sept. 17) ... Scored two second-half goals in a 2-0 win over Penn State (Oct. 16) ... Scored twice, including the game-winning goal in overtime, in a 3-2 win over Temple (Sept. 3) ... Had a goal in Michigan's 2-0 win over Iowa (Oct. 1) ... Had the game-winning goal in Michigan's 4-2 win over Indiana (Oct. 30) ... Had a goal and an assist in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal win over Iowa (Nov. 4) and added a goal in the final vs. Penn State (Nov. 6) ... Scored a goal in Michigan's 5-0 win over Bucknell (Sept. 11) ... Scored a goal in the Yale win (Oct. 8) ... Had a goal in the second half of a 5-1 win over Miami (Sept. 24) ... Led the team with 99 shots, 61 of which were on goal ... Assisted on the game-winning goal against Wake Forest (Aug. 28) ... Added an assist in the 5-0 win over Central Michigan (Sept. 9).
Freshman (2010)... Named to the NFHCA All-America third team ... Became the second freshman in Michigan history to earn All-America honors ... NFHCA West Region first team ... Big Ten Tournament Most Valuable Player ... All-Big Ten second team ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2011) ... Earned the U-M Rookie of the Year honor at the annual U-M Athletic Academic Achievement awards banquet ... Was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week four times in her rookie campaign (Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Oct. 11 and Oct. 18) ... Also earned Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 13 ... Holds the Michigan freshman record for most points in a season (36) ... Scored 10 points in the Big Ten Tournament, including netting a hat trick with an assist in the semifinal win over Penn State (Nov. 5) ... Tied Kelli Gannon (1999) for the most points by a Wolverine in a Big Ten Tournament ... Was fourth in the Big Ten in goals scored and tied for fifth in points ... Played in all 22 games with 17 starts for the Wolverines ... Had four game-winning goals, including the goal that lifted U-M over Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament championship game (Nov. 7) ... Had a hat trick, including scoring the game-winning goal in overtime, in the 4-3 win over Northwestern (Oct. 15) ... Had two goals and an assist and scored the game-winner in overtime against Miami (Oct. 8) ... Scored two second-half goals in the 4-3 overtime win over James Madison (Sept. 10) ... Had a five-game goal scoring streak from Sept. 10-24 ... Was 30th in the NCAA in goals per game (0.73/g).
Prep... Graduated from Bromsgrove School (2010) ... Represented school's first team (2007-09) ... Captain in 2009, vice captain in 2008 ... Three-time Bromsgrove Player of the Year (2007-09), Top Goal Scorer (2007) ... Sportswoman of the Year Shield (2009) ... Participated in two National Indoor Hockey Finals (2007, 2009), reaching the quarterfinals in 2009 ... Competed in two Midland Regional Level Outdoor Competitions (2007, 2009), reaching the semifinals in 2009 ... Competed at the indoor and outdoor Midlands Regional School Tournaments (2008) ... Also represented school's first tennis team (2007-09).
Club/Junior Team... Olton first team (2008-10) ... Competed in Women's Premier Division ... Reached quarterfinals of the European Hockey League held in Berlin ... Olton second team (2007-08) ... Worcester first team (2006-07).
National/International... England Under-18 squad (2009-10) ... Member of Midlands Under-18 team (2009-10) that won National Championships ... Member of England Under-18 squad (2008-09) that won bronze medals at a Four Nations competition and the Eurohockey Youth Nations Championships ... Played for Midlands Under-18 team (2008-09) that was the runner-up at National Championships ... Member of Midlands Under-16 team (2006-08) that won two National Championships.
Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in English ... Born on Jan. 24, 1992 ... Daughter of Derek and Fiona Mack.