2018 Field Hockey Roster

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Ailsa Connolly - 2018 Headshot

11 Ailsa Connolly

  • Class
  • Hometown
    Auckland, New Zealand
  • Height
  • High School
    St. Cuthbert's College



• All-Patriot League First Team (2018)
• All-Patriot League Second Team (2017)
• Patriot League All-Tournament Team (2017)
• Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week (8/27/18, 9/10/18)
• Patriot League Rookie of the Week (8/31/17, 9/25/17)

All-Patriot League Second Team ... Patriot League All-Tournament Team ... Played in all 22 games, making three starts ... Led team in points (22) and goals (11) ... Her 11 goals were the most by a BU rookie since 2005 when Holly Wiles scored 12 times ... Named Patriot League Rookie of the Week on Aug. 31 and Sept. 25 ... Recorded a hat trick in 5-1 win over Lafayette on Sept. 23 ... Scored her first collegiate goal on her first shot as a Terrier in 4-0 win over Bryant on Aug. 25 ... Scored lone goal in 1-0 triumph over UNH on Aug. 27 to help BU claim Terrier Classic title ... Tallied a goal against UConn in NCAA First Round on Nov. 11 ... Registered a goal in 2-1 loss at UMass on Sept. 10 ... Also scored a goal in wins over Colgate (Sept. 29), Northeastern (Oct. 9), Holy Cross (Oct. 13) and Lehigh (Oct. 21).

Three-year member of the Junior Black Sticks squad and a 2016 Auckland U18 representative … Helped St. Cuthbert's College claim titles at three Auckland Competitions (2013, 2014, 2016) and two Auckland Supercity Competitions (2013, 2016) … Served as team captain as a senior, leading team to runner-up finish at National Federation Cup after taking third two previous years … Helped her regional team capture the 2016 national U18 title as well and the 2013 national U15 title … Led Somerville club team to 2015 divisional title and second-place finish at 2016 Auckland Competition … Earned full sports colours.

Daughter of Jennifer and Peter Connolly ... Her grandfather, Leo Connolly, was an All Black in 1947 ... Enrolled in the College of General Studies.


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