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Plasteras Earns First-Team All-ACC Honors

Plasteras is tied for 10th on BC's single-season assist list with 11.

Plasteras is tied for 10th on BC's single-season assist list with 11.

Nov. 6, 2013

Chestnut Hill, Mass. -Boston College junior Emma Plasteras was named to the 2013 All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team on Wednesday afternoon, as voted on by the league coaches. The award marks the second in the midfielder's career as she earned All-ACC honors last year as well.

"What an amazing accolade for Emma to receive," head coach Ainslee Lamb said. "Being recognized by the top coaches in the country in the top conference in the country is a phenomenal accomplishment. We know the impact that Emma has on our team and this certainly reinforces that the conference sees her as a key player in our program."

The North Vancouver, B.C., native leads the No. 11 Eagles in goals (11), assists (11), points (33) and game-winning goals (4). She is also tied for fourth in the ACC for points, tied for sixth for goals, tied for third in game winners and ranks fourth in assists. Last season, aside from her All-ACC accolades, she was named to the ACC All-Tournament and the NFHCA All-America Second Team.

All seven of the league's teams were represented on the All-ACC squad, led by six student-athletes from top-ranked Maryland and four apiece from No. 8 Duke and No. 2 Syracuse. No. 3 North Carolina and No. 4 Virginia both had three honorees while No. 15 Wake Forest had two represented.

The 2013 ACC Field Hockey Championship gets under way Thursday at Newton Campus Field Hockey Complex. The Eagles will battle second-seed Syracuse at 1 p.m.

For more information, visit the official site of the 2013 ACC Field Hockey Championship at http://theacc.co/FHChamp.

2013 ACC Field Hockey All-ACC Team
First Team
Emma Plasteras, Junior Midfield, Boston College - @
Maxine Fluharty, Junior Midfield/Forward, Maryland
Natalie Hunter, Senior Goalie, Maryland
Ali McEvoy, Senior Back, Maryland - @
Jill Witmer, Senior Forward, Maryland - %
Charlotte Craddock, Junior Forward, North Carolina - @
Nina Notman, Sophomore, Midfield/Back, North Carolina
Emily Wold, Sophomore, Midfield/Back, North Carolina - @
Leonie Geyer, Senior Midfield, Syracuse
Elly Buckley, Senior Forward, Virginia - %
Anna Kozniuk, Junior Back/Midfield, Wake Forest - #

Second Team
Lauren Blazing, Redshirt Sophomore Goalie, Duke
Paula Heimbach, Senior Back, Duke - @
Aileen Johnson, Sophomore Midfield, Duke
Emmie Le Marchand, Senior Forward, Duke - #
Katie Gerzabek, Junior Forward, Maryland
Sarah Sprink, Sophomore Back, Maryland
Laura Hahnefeldt, Senior Back, Syracuse
Alyssa Manley, Sophomore Midfield, Syracuse
Emma Russell, Sophomore Midfield/Forward, Syracuse
Lucy Hyams, Freshman Midfield, Virginia
Carissa Vittese, Senior Back, Virginia
Christine Conroe, Redshirt Junior Midfield, Wake Forest

@ Two-time honoree, # Three-time honoree, % Four-time honoree

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