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Pien  Dicke


Den Haag, Netherlands




Vittese and Dicke Named First-Team All-Americans

Tara Vittese is the first Virginia player to be a four-time first-team NFHCA All-American; Pien Dicke is UVA’s third freshman to be named to the first team


Six Cavaliers Earn All-South Region Honors

Tara Vittese and Pien Dicke named to the first team


Tara Vittese Repeats as ACC Offensive Player of the Year

Dicke named ACC Freshman of the Year; Madison named Coach of the Year


No. 3 Virginia Captures ACC Regular Season Title

Cavaliers pick up a 2-1 victory at No. 7 Louisville to secure the top seed in the ACC tournament


Pien Dicke Named the ACC Offensive Player of the Week

Freshman midfielder wins the honor for the second time in her career

  • Longstreth/NFHCA All-America First Team, just the third freshman in UVA history to be named to the first team
  • ACC Freshman of the Year
  • Longstreth/NFHCA All-South Region First Team
  • First Team All-ACC
  • ACC Field Hockey All-Tournament Team
  • VaSID All-State First Team
  • Ranked sixth in the nation in goals per game (1.05) and eighth in points per game (2.45), having ranked as high as No. 2 in goals per game (through the first six weeks of the season)
  • Ranked second in the ACC in goals and points per game
  • Tied the Virginia single-season record for hat tricks in a season with five
  • Finished her rookie season with 21 goals, including five game-winners, and seven assists
  • Was in the starting lineup for her collegiate debut in the season-opener against Fairfield (Aug. 25), scoring a hat trick in her first game
  • Followed up her debut by scoring a goal against Penn State (Aug. 27), finishing her opening weekend with eight points on four goals
  • Scored her second hat trick in the win over Michigan State (Sept. 10)
  • Logged her third hat trick a week later in the victory over Richmond (Sept. 17)
  • Added a fourth hat trick two games later against Pacific (Sept. 25)
  • Named the ACC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 25) for her efforts in the win over No. 8 BC, scoring two goals with an assist in the 3-0 victory
  • Had her fifth hat trick of the season against Drexel, tying the Virginia single-season mark for hat tricks in a single season set by Meridith Thorpe in 1996 (Oct. 8)
  • Named the ACC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time (Oct. 16) after scoring the game-tying goal at No. 7 Syracuse in a 2-1 comeback win over the Orange
  • Scored the game-winning goal in the contest at Louisville that clinched the ACC regular-season championship for UVA (Oct. 21)
High School/Club Hockey
  • Dutch Junior National Team at both the U16 and U18 levels
  • Won the 2015 Six Nations Championship with the U16 Team and the European Championship with the U18
  • Captain of the Dutch U18 Junior National Team
  • 2011 Dutch Individual Skills national champion
  • Her first ladies' team won the Dutch National Championship in 2015 and 2016


  • Daughter of Robert and Lisette Dicke
  • Has two younger brothers, Teun and Guus, and a younger sister Jip
  • Sister, Jip, plays on the Dutch U16 Junior National Team
  • Also played tennis and competed at judo

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