#23 - Heather Hovanesian
Position: Mid/For
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Centreville, Va.
Previous School: Westfield High
Height: 5-5

WHILE WITH THE RAMS:
· Started all 18 games of the 2010 season for the Rams
· Collected four points this season off of two assists and one goal
· Totaled 21 shots, with 9 being on target
· After missing her freshman season with an ACL injury, Hovanesian bounced back to play in 15 games in 2009, earning the start in 14 of those contests
· Tallied her first collegiate point with an assist in a 3-0 win at Wofford on August 30th
· Found the back of the net on her first collegiate shot in a tough 4-3 loss against Virginia Tech at the UNC Greensboro Tournament
· Tied for the second-most goals on the team with four and finished third on the team with nine points- Her lone goal was game winning against Longwood in the season opener

PRIOR TO VCU:
· Left Westfield High School as the school's all-time leading scorer and tied for the all-time lead in career assists
· During her final year with the Bulldogs, she tallied a school record 18 goals, earning First-Team All-District and All-Area accolades
· As the captain of her team during her senior year, she helped guide the team to the best record in school history and a berth in the District and Regional Finals
· Key member of the RFC United Club Team, who finished the 2008 season ranked second in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The squad had 22 players landed Division I scholarships

GETTING TO KNOW HEATHER:
· Daughter of Ed and Debra Hovanesian
· Majoring in Business
· Grandfather was a boxer at UVA for four years
· Family traces back to Armenian descent

HOVANESIAN'S CAREER STATS 

Season GP-GS Goals Assists Points Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2008 Did Not Compete
2009 15-14 4 1 9 8 .500 5 .625 1 0-0
201018-1812421.048  10-0
TOTAL 33-32 5
3
13
29
.274 5 .625 2
0-0


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