November 28, 2016

Three NAC Student-Athletes Selected to NFHCA Division III All‐Region Teams

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) has announced its 2016 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All‐Region Teams and three North Atlantic Conference (NAC) student-athletes from the University of Maine at Farmington have been selected.

The three honorees include UMaine-Farmington senior Patty Smith (Gorham, Maine) and juniors Lee-Anne Greenleaf (Gardiner, Maine) and Emmah Spahr (Winthrop, Maine). Smith was named to the first team, while Greenleaf and Spahr were second team selections.

For the full list of NFHCA honorees, please click HERE.

A total of 197 student-athletes received either first or second team recognition across the six regions. There were 100 student-athletes on the first team and 97 on the second team, which included the Great Lakes, New England East, New England West, North Atlantic, South Atlantic and South.

Broken down by class, the All-Region squads consisted of 94 seniors, 56 juniors, 39 sophomores and eight freshmen. Thirty-five schools placed at least three student-athletes on the All-Region Teams, including UMaine-Farmington in the New England East region.

The Longstreth/NFHCA Division III Regional Players of the Year will be announced on Wednesday, with the All-America squad coming out on December 6 and the National Player of the Year on December 12.