HAVERFORD, Pa. – Three members of the Haverford College field hockey team have been named All-Centennial Conference selections, the conference office announced in a release on Tuesday morning. Senior co-captain midfielder Stephanie Terrell was named to the first team while sophomore midfielder Rachel Gordon was named to the second team. Sophomore defender Caroline Aronowitz picked up honorable mention honors. With the addition of Terrell to the ranks of the first team, Haverford has now had 14 first team players in the history of the program.
Terrell, a product of Ann Arbor, Mich., started 18 games for the Fords this season, registering four goals, including the overtime golden-goal winner in the Centennial Conference first round on Tuesday, October 31. Terrell also logged the game winner in a 3-0 home triumph over McDaniel on October 14 as the Fords began a run of five straight victories to reach the Centennial Conference playoffs for the third consecutive season.
A stalwart for the Fords in all four of her collegiate seasons, Terrell has logged the fifth most minutes in program history and has started 68 total games, the 13th most in Haverford career history.
Terrell, selected to the second team a season ago and tabbed honorable mention in her first year campaign, becomes the first three-time All-Centennial performer for Haverford since Mary Hobbs took home the plaudit in four straight seasons from 2009-13 and Bridget Gibbons simultaneously garnered three straight from 2010-12.
Terrell was also named to the Centennial Conference All-Sportsmanship team for the third straight season. She has been a Centennial Conference Honor Roll recipient in each season of eligibility.
Gordon, from Winnetka, Ill, picks up second team honors after a season in which she started all 19 games for Haverford, leading the team in assists with five and picking up seven total points on the season. Gordon currently ranks eighth in program history with 0.24 assists per game, tallying nine total assists through her first two seasons. Gordon, tallied her first career goal in Haverford's 7-3 win over Immaculata on September 12.
Aronowitz, of Columbus, Ohio, was named honorable mention after helping to anchor the back line for the Fords in her sophomore campaign. Starting 17 contests as a lockdown defender, Aronowitz contributed to one of the stingiest defenses in the Centennial Conference, as the Fords allowed just 1.51 goals per game.
Aronowitz also tallied her first career goal on October 14, as Haverford bested McDaniel 3-0. As a part of the Fords' penalty corner offense, Aronowitz posted two assists this season.
Erin Coverdale of Franklin & Marshall was named the Offensive Player of the Year while Grace Hillman of Johns Hopkins took home Defensive Player of the Year Honors. Kailyn Brandt of Washington College was named the Rookie of the Year while Jane Wells was named Coach of the Year in her first campaign with the Blue Jays of Johns Hopkins.
The Fords finished the season 11-8, reaching the Centennial Conference playoffs for the eighth time in the last nine seasons. Haverford has now won at least 10 games in seven of head coach Jackie Cox's eight seasons at the helm.
The Fords will now await the release of All-Region and All-America squads, which are tenatively expected to be released on November 29 and December 6, respectively.