Cards will face Rutgers Saturday at 12 p.m. and Northwestern Sunday at 1 p.m.
Sixteen field hockey playeres among a record number of student-athletes named to 2012 Fall Semester Athletic Director's honor roll
Senior Amber Thomas was selected to the Longstreth/NFHCA All-West Region first team
Senior Amber Thomas scores with 3:28 in regulation to send the game into OT, but fifth-ranked UConn prevails 2-1
Thomas, Conrad and Voelmle Named to All-BIG EAST teams
As a junior (2011) - Played in 19 games with 13 starts... Recorded four goals... Registered the game-winner in the 1-0 victory over No. 19 Indiana... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and was a Dean's Scholar in the spring semester.
As a sophomore (2010): Played in 18 games with 12 starts... Tied for second on the team with eight goals - including game-winners against Georgetown and Rutgers... Named to BIG EAST Conference honor roll on Oct. 11.
As a freshman (2009): Played in seven games... Scored two goals for four points... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll in the spring.
High School: Four-year starter for Cowichan Secondary School... Helped her team to the 2006 BC AAA High School runner-up finish... Captain of the CanAm Challenge team (2008)... Captained her High Performance Zone Championship team which earned a Bronze Medal... Helped lead her team to a silver medal in the 2007 Indoor Provincial Championship... Indoor Sports Person of the Season (2007)... Selected Swifts MVP (2007)... Winner of the 2007 Vancouver Island Ladies League and Junior Achievement Award... Member of the 2006 British Columbia Provincial U16 Team... Member of the Academic Honor roll and Merit roll from 2004-07.
Personal: Full name is Amber Thomas... Daughter of Chris and Marcie Thomas... Birthdate is September 10, 1991... Major is communications..