#3 - Marle van Dessel
Position: M
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Height: 5-4
Previous School: Odulphus Lyceum

 
Just the Facts

Full Name: Marle Anne van Dessel
Born: Oct. 11, 1989
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Parents: Thierry and Yolande van Dessel
Siblings: Twin sister Flore, as well as sister, Rymme (17)
Major: Mass communications (public relations)

Honors and Awards

  • 2010 All-CAA Preseason Team.
  • 2009 Second Team All-CAA.
  • 2009 VaSID Second Team All-State. 
  • 2009 All-CAA Preseason Team
  • 2008 Second Team All-CAA

While With The Rams

  • Has scored 25 career goals in three seasons, which ranks sixth in school history.
  • Has scored two or more goals in a game six times.
  • Tied for the team lead with 11 goals in 2009.
  • Blasted three goals in a 5-0 win over Monmouth on Sept. 20, 2009 for her second career hat trick.
  • Enjoyed breakout sophomore campaign in 2008 with 12 goals and 29 points.
  • Scored three game-winning goals for VCU in 2008. Has four game-winners in her career.
  • Attempted 59 of VCU’s 137 shots in 2008.
  • Provided two goals and one assist during freshman year in 2007.
  • Was credited with her first career hat trick in a win over Penn on Sept. 14, 2008.
  • Logged two goals and two assists in a victory over Radford on Sept. 7, 2008.

Prior to VCU

  • Member of Sint Odulphuslyceum field hockey club.
  • Played for MHC HOCO MA1 and MHC Hoco Dames1 in the Netherlands

Getting to Know Marle van Dessel

  • Lived in The Hague until 1994, when she moved to Palo Alto, Calif. Lived in Palo Alto until 1995, when she moved to Oisterwijk, Netherlands.
  • Her twin sister, Flore, and younger sister Rymme also play field hockey for the Rams.
MARLE VAN DESSEL - CAREER STATISTICS
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
Shots
Shot%
SOG
SOG%
GW
PS-Att
DSave
2007
17
2
1
5
26
.077
9
.346
1
0-0
0
2008
19
12
5
29
59
.203
40
.678
3
0-0
0
2009
17
11
1
23
70
.157
36
.514
0
1-1
0
Total
53
25
7
57
155
.161
85
.5486
4
1-1
0


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