RICHMOND, Va. - 2012 was a historic fall season for VCU Field Hockey program.
It saw the second highest win total in school history posted with 13 victories. It saw the third biggest turnaround in the country going from five wins in 2011 to 13 last fall. It saw the career goals, assists and points records be rewritten and it saw some of the biggest field hockey crowds in the country at Cary Street Field.
Two of the student-athletes that helped make the 2012 season so historic were honored this week as senior Kelsey Scherrer and junior Stephanie DeMasi were named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors All-State squads. It marked the second straight year that the duo had earned All-State recognition.
Scherrer wrapped up her historic VCU career by tallying a team and career-high 16 goals and 41 points, along with nine assists. The Chesapeake, Va. native earned first-team all-conference honors for the third straight year in addition to a third straight spot on the All-South Region squad. She finished her career as the program's all-time leader in goals (53), assists (24) and points (130).
DeMasi earned her second consecutive All-State accolade after leading VCU's backline, in addition to notching two goals and six assists on the year. Her leadership in the back helped the Rams post the third-best goals-against-average in the Atlantic 10 at 1.61. Her outstanding season landed her Second-Team All-Atlantic 10 honors.