Virginia players vying for spots on U.S. National Team
Bell, DeCerbo, Johnston, Robinson and Sumfest earned conference academic honor
Virginia has four players earn first-team honors and two named to second team
By Jeff White (email@example.com)
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2012 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-South Region second team
2012 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Field Hockey Team
Played 22 games with 20 starts
Third on the team in goals (16) and points (36)
Tied for sixth on the Virginia sophomore season top-10 list for both points and goals
Ranked 34th in the NCAA statistical rankings in points per game (1.64) and 28th in goals per game (0.73)
Ranked sixth in the ACC in points and fourth in goals
Had six multi-goal games
Scored the overtime game winner in the first game of the year at Temple (Aug. 24), the first of four game-winning goals in the season
Had two assists to go with the two goals for six points at Temple (Aug. 24)
Scored four game-winners in the first nine wins of the season
Scored a goal in the NCAA Tournament second round game against Princeton
Saw action in 19 games as a freshman forward with 11 starts
Contributed five goals and an assist for 11 points
Scored in her first collegiate game at home versus VCU (Aug. 26)
Recorded one of the two goals scored against Duke (Oct. 29) before upsetting the Blue Devils in penalty strokes
Took 24 shots, half of them were on target
Named to All-ACC Academic Team
Toured Germany with East Coast Field Hockey Club
2010 first team all-state
Two-time first team All-Heartland Conference honoree
Named team's most valuable player
Served as team captain
National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society member
Also competed in softball
Named to United States U-19 National Team in July 2011
Played with Pennsylvania High Performance Team at 2010 and 2011 Junior National Championships
Futures Elite selection
Daughter of Joel and Virginia Sumfest
Has two younger brothers, Will and Michael, and a younger sister, Cassie
Mother, Virginia, played softball at the University of San Francisco
Sumfest's Career Statistics
'Hoos Head Into Finals on High NoteMen's Basketball12/7/16No. 14 Virginia, which defeated East Carolina on Tuesday night, doesn't play again until Dec. 17, when Robert Morris visits JPJ.'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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