Virginia Field Hockey | Virginia announces nine new student-athletes

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia head coach Michele Madison has announced it Sloan Davidson(Houston, Tex.), Lauren Kenah ( Franken, Pa.), Daniela Mendez-Trendler (Towson, Md.), Caroline Nemec (Darien, Conn.), Madison Orsi (Downington, Pa.), Isabelle Roskott (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), Abigail Shim (Charlottesville, Va.) And Jet Trimborn (Bussum, The Netherlands) will join the hockey team as freshmen for the 2022 season. other than thatLindsay Dickinson (Glenn Mills, Pa.) Will join the team as a degree transfer from UConn.

“Today’s collegiate sport has more moving parts affecting lists than ever before,” Madison said. “With that said, this incoming class has an opportunity to thrive in these times of change. We are fortunate to have a reputation as UVA’s elite academic and athletic expertise and a very willing faculty and staff to navigate the times, so we still can commit the best in the country. Eight entrants committed to UVA during the pandemic. MAX field hockey has three of these players ranked in their 2022 top-10 class and four are NFHCA High School All-Americans. My comments will be brief about each as their collective value and upside is even more promising and exciting. “

Sloan Davidson (Houston, Texas)
5-7, midfielder, Johannesskolen

  • 2021 NFHCA First Team High School All-American After Being Named Third Team In Its Second Season (2019)
  • 2021 West / Mid-West All-Region first team
  • MAX Field Hockey Class of 2022 Top-50
  • Twice NFHCA High School All-Region West Team
  • In her senior season, she scored 45 goals and 19 assists; ended his preparatory career with 92 career goals and 40 assists
  • Twice Southwest Preparatory All-Conference Team
  • Selected for the USA Field Hockey 2022 Rise Selection Camp
  • Also plays football and lacrosse at St. John’s School
  • Named United States Lacrosse High School All-American in 2021
  • Plays on the Texas Pride club team

Madison on Davidson
“Sloan will bring significant speed up front by creating early depth on the counter and closing speed on the press. In the open field, she is a major threat.”

Lindsay Dickinson (Glenn Mills, Pennsylvania)
5-5, Back, UConn

  • Played four seasons for the Huskies (2018-21), appeared in 75 games with 72 starts and scored three goals with nine assists for 15 points
  • Also has three defensive saves in his career
  • Had a career-best five assists in his senior season
  • 2021 NFHCA Mideast Region Andethold. All-BIG EAST Second Team and BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
  • 2018 and 2019 US U-19 junior national team member
  • Participated in four years of university hockey at Villa Maria Academy and led his team to two PIAA State Championships (2014, 2017)
  • 2017 NFHCA High School First Team All-Region Selection, NHFCA First Team All-State and NFHCA Second Team All-American

Madison on Dickinson
Lindsay is a knowledgeable defender with international experience and is effective on both sides of the ball. Defensively, she defends the passing lanes well and possesses clear field awareness backed by the connections she makes upfield. I expect Lindsay to challenge for a spot in the back four.

Lauren Kenah (Franconia, Pennsylvania)
5-5, midfielder, Souderton Area High School

  • 2021 PA High School Field Hockey Coaches Assn. Allstats first team
  • 2021 MAX Field Hockey First Team All-Region
  • Four times All-Conference Suburban One League – Colonial Division, including three first team awards
  • Twice The Reporter / Times Herald / Montgomery Media All-Area First Team
  • In his senior season, Souderton Area High School led by scoring points (28 goals and 17 assists), and was number two in the Suburban One League
  • 2021 USA Field Hockey Rise Selection Camp and Rise Junior National Team
  • Former member of the U.S. U16 Junior National Team
  • Member of WC Eagles club team, 2021 U19 National Club Champions
  • Also plays lacrosse at Souderton Area High School, and will be named the most improved player in 2019

Madison on Kenah
“Lauren’s fundamental and tactical play suits any midfield position. She finds the open player quickly and delivers the built-up passes with precision. Her aggressive play and physicality will give her a chance to compete for playing time early.

Daniela Mendez-Trendler (Towson, Maryland)
5-9, midfielder, Garrison Forest School

  • 2021 NFHCA First Team All-American High School
  • This year’s All-Metropolitan Player 2021
  • Two-time Interskolastic Athletic Association of Maryland All-Conference “A”, All-Metropolitan and All-Region
  • Former member of the United States U-16 Junior National Team
  • Former member of the US Junior Indoor National Team
  • Invited to USA Field Hockey RISE selection camp

Madison on Mendez-Trendler
“Dani’s versatility will create chaos. She is strong on the ball and uses her body to gain a positional advantage. She attacks the space with power and skill and creates the necessary separation to perform a quick shot or pass. Her defensive persistence will add even more teeth to our press. At the end of the season, I expect her to have significant minutes under her belt. ”

Caroline Nemec (Darien, Connecticut)
5-2, midfielder, Sacred Heart Greenwich

  • 2021 NFHCA First Team All-American High School
  • MAX Field Hockey Top-10 player class in 2022
  • 2020 USA’s Field Hockey Rise National Team
  • 2019-2020 USA Field Hockey Junior National Indoor Team
  • 2021 National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Region Team Southern New England
  • 2020 Keith Waldman-Optimal Performance Associates / High School National Academic Squad
  • 2019 National Field Hockey Coaches Association High School All-American Second Team
  • 2019, 2021 Sacred Heart Greenwich Varsity Field Hockey MVP Award
  • 2019, 2021 MAX Field Hockey High School Invitational All-Tournament Andethold
  • 2018, 2019, 2021 Fairchester Athletic Association All-League Award
  • 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021 Class A All-New England Preparatory Athletic Council Team
  • Played for AGH Field Hockey Club

Madison on Nemec
“Caroline’s play is fundamentally healthy. She has the talent to take her game to the next level and could see the time in the backfield. She is ready for it and will thrive on the slightest challenge. That ACC hockey pushes itself off the ball will force growth in her transition game. “

Madison Orsi (Downington, Pennsylvania)
5-7, midfielder, The Hill School

  • 2021 NFHCA Third Team High School All-American
  • United States Indoor National Development Team
  • USA indoor world championship national team selection camp
  • MAX Field Hockey Top-50 player
  • 2021 NFHCA First Team All-Region
  • All-Pennsylvania Regions first team
  • Mercury First Team All-Area
  • PAISAA First Team All-State
  • First team All-Mid Atlantic Prep League
  • Won a gold medal at the Stars and Stripes Game
  • Twice state winners at The Hill School and three times MAPL champions
  • Played club hockey with WC Eagles, including competing in the Holland Elite Cup (Champions), China International Series and England / London Repton Cup (Champions)
  • Also plays lacrosse at The Hill School

Madison on Orsi
“Madi shows balance beyond her years. She takes on challenges, big and small, with calmness and confidence as an upper-class man. I’m excited to see how UVA and ACC hockey affect her development and develop her game. “

Isabelle Roskott (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
5-6, midfielder, Montessori Lyceum

  • 2018 Final Four in ABN-AMRO Dutch Championship 3 vs 3 (out of 160 teams)
  • The regional team 2018-19 South-Holland of Dutch Hockey Association
  • Winner of Dutch National Championship Girls C1 2018-2019 with HC Rotterdam
  • Her club team led the league in 2019-20 when the season was canceled due to COVID-19, and her current team led the Girls A1 division in 2021-22 when the season was suspended due to COVID-19

Madison at Roskott
“Isabelle adds depth in the top four. She can play vertically and also builds the little game. She likes to finish on goal. ”

Abbigail Shim (Charlottesville, Va.)
5-4, midfielder, St. Anne’s-Belfield

  • Player of the Year in Central Virginia 2019
  • 2018 and 2019 Blue Ridge Conference Player of the Year
  • Three times First Team All-State and First Team All-Conference
  • 2018 and 2019 All-Central Virginia First Team
  • Played three years at Covenant before playing at STAB in her senior season
  • Also played football and lacrosse at Covenant
  • Younger sister of current Cavalier Lizzy Shim

Madison on Shim
“Proud to have Abi on his hometown team. Every little sister wants her own experience, but it’s hard when you have a world-class university in your backyard. She chose UVA for the academics and the ACC experience. She is a well-rounded player and has the potential to take her game to the next level. She is ready for the challenges and will work hard for opportunities. ”

Jet Trimborn(Bussum, The Netherlands)
5-9, Goalkeeper, Vitus College

  • Member of the Dutch junior national team at U15, U16, U18 and U19 levels
  • Played with Gooische club team in the highest Dutch league, won the Dutch national outdoor championship and finished second in the indoor title at U12 level

Madison at Trimborn
“Jet has played at the highest levels of age groups in the Netherlands and internationally. Her style will add another dimension to the goalkeeping team with her aggressive shooting defense. It will improve the goalkeeping squad and also make our attackers better.”


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