Bishop Leads Foursome on All-CAC Field Hockey Team

Inset: Christy Bishop; (l-r): Ally, Dahlen, Olivia Edwards, Grace Reingruber
Inset: Christy Bishop; (l-r): Ally, Dahlen, Olivia Edwards, Grace Reingruber

York, Pa. – Senior captain Christy Bishop (Glenwood, Md./Glenelg) highlighted the 2014 All-Capital Athletic Conference Field Hockey Team for St. Mary's College of Maryland as CAC Commissioner Tom Byrnes released the team Wednesday morning. 

Complete All-CAC Field Hockey Team

Bishop was named to the first team while senior captain Olivia Edwards (Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand) and juniors Grace Reingruber (Bethesda, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase) and Ally Dahlen (Poolesville, Md./Poolesville) all earned spots on the second team. Bishop and Edwards are both first time honorees while Reingruber and Dahlen were repeat selections on the All-CAC second team.

Bishop's first team selection is the first for the Seahawk field hockey program since 2012. The 5-10 goalkeeper ranks second in the CAC with 142 saves while owning a CAC third-best .811 save percentage. She posted 2.05 goals-against average and a 9-7 record with two shutouts in her final season. Bishop tied a school single-game record with 26 saves in a double OT matchup at Christopher Newport University.

Bishop ends her four-year Seahawk career with a 1.86 GAA (2nd all-time) and a. 776 save percentage (6th all-time). She also registered 30 wins (2nd all-time) and seven shutouts in 57 games played (55 starts). Bishop will play her final collegiate game on November 22nd as she competes in the Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division III Senior Game at Washington and Lee University.

Edwards, a 5-6 forward, enjoyed her best campaign in 2014 as she finished ranked third in the conference in goals with team-best 16 and tied for fourth in game-winning goals with team-high 3 while being tied for fifth in points with team-best 35. She matched her career-best of three goals with her second career hat trick against Roanoke College.

Edwards was named the CAC Offensive Player of the Week on October 13th after scoring three goals in a 2-0 week for the Seahawks. She wraps up her four-year career with 63 points (6th all-time) on 27 goals (6th all-time) and nine assists. Edwards ranks seventh all-time as well with six game-winning goals.

A 5-9 midfielder/defender, Dahlen contributed a goal and three assists offensively while helping St. Mary's post team 1.95 goals-against average and four shutouts with three defensive saves. She ranks tied for seventh in the league in defensive saves.

Reingruber controlled the midfield for the Seahawks, aiding the transition from defense to attack and sustaining the offensive pressure once the ball crossed midfield. She picked up her lone tally of the season at University of Mary Washington.

St. Mary's finished 2014 with a 10-7 (3-3 CAC) record, marking the second consecutive 10-win season under seventh-year head coach Katie Newkirk

Facebook: StMarysAthletics

Twitter: @smcseahawks, @SMCMFH, #SeahawkAthletics

Instagram: @smcseahawks