New Hampshire's Boyer named to All-America First Team

DURHAM, N.H. - Marcie Boyer (Dillsburg, Pa.) of the University of New Hampshire was recently named to the 2002 STX/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I All-America First Team. On Thursday, the senior midfielder was selected to the ECAC Division I Field Hockey All-Star Team.

Boyer is the first UNH Wildcat to receive All-America First Team honors since 1994, when both Stacy Fimple and Rebecca Provost were feted. Since then, Becky Craigue (1998), Kristin Iarrusso (1999), Jessica Russell (2000) and Cameron Schmitz (2001) have been named to the Second Team.

Boyer's other awards in 2002 include Northeast Region First Team, America East Offensive Player of the Year, America East All-Conference First Team and America East All-Championship Team.

Boyer led UNH in goals (14), assists (eight) and points (36). Those numbers rank 12th in the nation in points, 17th in points per game, 13th in goals and 20th in goals per game, as well as second in America East in both scoring and goals and fourth in assists. On UNH's list of single-season superlatives, her numbers rank seventh in points and eighth in goals.

Boyer's season highlights featured four two-goal games, including a career-high six points (2-2-6) against Rhode Island and two game-winning goals.

Boyer ranks fourth on the program's career lists in both points (86) and goals (33), as well as seventh in assists (20).

New Hampshire, the regular season co-champions of America East, finished the year with a 12-8 record.

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