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17 Nadine de Koning
Nadine  de Koning


Laren, Netherlands

High School:
Laar & Berg College Prepatory




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Q&A with Field Hockey's Nadine de Koning

Catching up with the sophomore back from the Netherlands


Q&A with Field Hockey's Nadine de Koning

Catching up with the sophomore back from the Netherlands


Field Hockey vs. Miami (by Matt Riley)

Field Hockey vs. Miami (by Matt Riley)

2015 Web Feature on Nadine de Koning | 2017 Web Feature on Nadine de Koning

At Virginia


  • Through the first five weeks of the season (Sept. 26), ranked seventh in the country and second in the ACC in assists per game (0.70)
  • Had four assists in the season-opener against Fairfield (Aug. 25), just the second time in program history that a UVA player contributed four assists, matching the total from Michelle Vissuso against Davidson in a 1997 game
  • Had a pair of assists in the 8-0 win over Drexel (Oct. 8)
  • Team captain


  • Appeared in 24 games with 22 starts
  • Had an assist against Duke (Sept. 9) and UConn (Sept. 18) and a two-assist game at William & Mary (Oct. 11)
  • Had a defensive save at North Carolina (Oct. 7)


  • VaSID Second-Team All-State
  • Played in 20 games with 20 starts
  • Scored her first collegiate goal against Richmond (Oct. 4), which was also the game-winner
  • Logged an assist at Louisville (Sept. 11)


  • Appeared in all 20 games and has started every game since Sept. 9 against Miami (Ohio)
  • First career start on Aug. 31 at Penn State
  • Logged an assist in her first career game at William & Mary
  • Had two assists against Miami (Ohio)
  • Also had assists against Princeton (Sept. 7) and at Richmond (Oct. 10)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

High School/Club Hockey

  • Played both indoor and outdoor field hockey with club teams in The Netherlands in the National League, the highest national level, and has made it all the way to A1
  • 2011-12 squad finished in second place in the top league and her indoor squad finished third in the national finals
  • In 2012-13, her Laren team was in the top-six in The Netherlands
  • Has a referee's certificate in the B-category (age 14-15) and has served as a referee for other youth teams.
  • In 2010, played on a regional team with the 15 best players from the region


  • Daughter of Hans de Koning and Mariette de Koning-Orlandini
  • Father, Hans, played field hockey at the top level of the Dutch National League for Pinoké
  • Has an older brother, Robin, and a younger sister Julie
  • In academic honors, was a two-time Honor Award 6 VWO and Honor Award 5 VWO winner

de Koning's Career Statistics



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