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Duke Field Hockey BIO
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Aisling Naughton
Player Profile:
Aisling Naughton 2803344
Position: Midfield/Forward
Height: 5'2"
Year: Graduate
City/State: Dublin, Ireland
High School: Mount Anville Secondary School

Career Statistics

2016: NFHCA All-South Region first team and All-ACC second team selection at forward in her lone season at Duke … Ranked second on the team in goals (12) and points (29) … Tallied two goals in Duke debut against William & Mary (8/26) … Found the back of the cage against No. 4 Syracuse (10/7) … Scored in six straight contests beginning in mid-October, with the streak including two-goal outings at No. 19 Old Dominion (10/16) and against No. 5 North Carolina in the ACC Tournament (11/4) … Added two assists against the Monarchs for a career-high six points … Rounded out the season with a point in seven straight contests … Totaled 10 corners on the year … All-ACC Academic Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Selected to Ireland's senior women's national team for four-match test series against Spain in June, 2016 ... Previous member of Irish U21, U18, U17 and U16 squads ... Served as one of squad's leaders for Irish U18 European Championship team ... Represented Leinster at U21, U18 and U16 age groups, captaining the U18 team ... Spent one season in the NCAA, playing at the University of Michigan in 2012 ... Led the Wolverines in scoring as a rookie ... Twice earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors ... Top goal scorer for Hermes Hockey Club in 2014-15 ... Her 23 goals also ranked her second in the Leinster Women's Division I League that year ... Helped guide Hermes to the Leinster Women's Division I League and Cup ... Also played for Ireland's seven's rugby in 2013-14, traveling internationally for the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series ... During prep career, led school's senior cup team in scoring for three of the four years ... Guided squad to the Senior Cup semifinals ... Also competed in gymnastics, athletics, gaelic football, basketball, cricket, tennis and cross country at Mount Anville Secondary School. 

Personal: Born Dec. 12, 1993 in Dublin, Ireland … Daughter of John and Gaye Naughton … Has one brother (Andrew) ... Enrolled in Duke's Fuqua School of Business.

Career Highs: 
Goals: 2 ... 4x, last vs. North Carolina ... Nov. 4, 2016
Assists: 2 ... at Old Dominion ... Oct. 16, 2016
Points: 6 ... at Old Dominion ... Oct. 16, 2016
Corners: 3 ... vs. North Carolina ... Nov. 4, 2016

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