#23 - Heather Hovanesian
Position: Midfield/Forward
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Centreville, Va.
Previous School: Westfield High
Height: 5-5

WHILE AT VCU:

  • Started all 21 games for the Black and Gold in 2011 totaling over  1,600 minutes
  • Scored one goal and finished with two points on the season
  • Took 16 shots with nine of those coming on goal for .562 shots on goal percentage.
  • 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

HEATHER HOVANESIAN - CAREER STATISTICS
Year
GP-GS
G
A
Pts
Shots
Shot%
SOG
SOG%
GWG
PK-Att
2008
          
2009
15-14
4
1
9
8
.500
5
.625
1
0-0
2010
18-18
1
2
4
21
.048
 9  .429
1
0-0
2011
21-21
1
0
2
16
.062
9.562
0
0-0
Total
54-53
6
3
15
45
.133
23
.511
2
0-0


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