Led by Kenyon senior Shannon Hart (Mandara, Harare, Zimbabwe/Hellenic Acad.) landing on the first team, three North Coast field hockey players were named to the 2017 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-America Team, it was announced on December 6th.
Hart, who was also named the NFHCA Great Lakes Region Player of the Year last week, started every game for Kenyon this season, notching six goals, and tallying 13 points, which ranked third on the team and helped the Ladies' defense post seven shutouts. Over her career, she scored 30 goals, assisted on 11 more and finished with 71 points, the seventh-best mark in program history. Furthermore, in 82 career games played, Hart tallied multiple points on 24 different occasions. On the defensive end, Hart assisted Kenyon's top-notch defense to the tune of 38 shutouts.
In addition, Denison freshman Michelle Kabaira (Harare, Zimbabwe/Arundel School), the 2017 NCAC Defensive Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year, was a second-team All-American selection in her rookie season, while DePauw junior midfielder Rose Revolinksi (Milwaukee, WI/Univ. School of Milwaukee) landed on the third team.
A total of 48 student-athletes representing 33 different schools were selected to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-American Team. The squad consisted of 28 seniors, 15 juniors, four sophomores and a freshman.