Tori Redding '13 is 1st-Team All-NESCAC, All-Region and 2nd-Team All-America in Field Hockey While Cardinals Earn Academic Honors as Team
After earning second-team all-NESCAC honors in her rookie season
(2009), goaltender Tori Redding '13 (main photo) was chosen a
first-team all-NESCAC selection in 2010 following the vote of the
NESCAC coaches. Also gaining her second selection to the all-NESCAC
squad as a two-time second-teamer is attacker Morgan McCauley '12 (#21,
photo insert upper right) while defensive stalwart and team tri-captain
Hilary Nabhan '11 (#8, photo insert lower right) also got a nod to the
second team. It was her first all-NESCAC honor.
Redding and Nabhan also found spots on the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) New England West regional first-team squad. McCauley was a second-team choice there as well, joined by fellow attacker Liz Chabot '12. When the NHFCA announced its Division III All-America squad, Redding graced the second team.
among NESCAC keepers with a .826 save percentage, Redding logged 10 or
more saves in a game four times during the team's 10-5 season, with a
season-high 15 stops in a 2-1 setback to NESCAC tournament winner
Bowdoin. She averaged 7.27 saves per game. Redding fashioned a 1.51
goals-against average with three shutouts. A year ago, Redding had a
1.87 goals-against average and a .819 save percentage along with an
average of 8.73 stops an outing during a 8-7 season. She now has six
career shutouts and has played all but 35 minutes in the Cardinal net
over two seasons.
McCauley ranked second on the squad in scoring
points this year with 25 as she netted 10 goals along with five
assists. That placed her eighth among NESCAC players. Two of her
goals were game-winners. She tied the Wesleyan records for goals and
points in a game when she posted four goals along with an assist in a
10-2 victory at Eastern Connecticut. After leading the Cardinals in
scoring in 2009 with nine goals and four assists for 22 points,
McCauley now has 19 goals and 11 assists for 49 points over her three
Nabhan, who started 14 games on defense in 2010 after
suffering through an injury-plagued career, was the anchor of the
Cardinals' backfield, helping the team post a 1.49 goals against
average. Wesleyan outscored its opposition by a 47-23 margin in 2010.
As a freshman, Nabhan played in seven games with three starts, then
advanced to nine games played with eight starts in 2008. A year ago,
Nabhan missed half the season as she played and started seven
contests. She picked up her first career point in 2010, assisting on a
goal in the Cardinals' record-setting 12-0 victory over Salve Regina.
earned the number-five seed in the 2010 NESCAC tournament but fell on
the road to Amherst in the opening round of the playoffs. Wesleyan
posted a 5-4 conference mark during the regular season with wins over
Trinity, Bates, Conn. College, Colby and Williams.
In February, 2011, the NHFCA announced its National Academic Honor squads and Wesleyan was one of 83 Division III colleges to post an overall team GPA of 3.0 or above. Wesleyan, with a 3.4 team mark, was not far below the top five squads as Vassar and RPI tied for fifth with a 3.46 figure. In total, eight NESCAC squads were among those noted on the list.