Duke Field Hockey BIO
11 Abby Beltrani
2014: Started 18 contests at midfield, missing two due to injury … Garnered NFHCA All-America third team, All-South Region first team and All-ACC second team recognition … Selected to represent Duke in the NFHCA Senior Game … Totaled three assists on the year, including two in a season-opening overtime victory at Michigan State (Aug. 29) … Guided the Blue Devils to second consecutive NCAA quarterfinals appearance as the team’s field captain … Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team, the ACC Academic Honor Roll and the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.
2013: Moved into a starting role in the midfield as a junior, starting all 24 contests during Duke’s run to the NCAA championship match ... Tallied a career-best 16 points on three goals and 10 assists ... The 10 assists ranked her second on the squad ... Had a career-high two assists in a season-opening win over Indiana (Aug. 30) ... Scored in a 6-1 victory over New Hampshire in the first round of the NCAA Championship (Nov. 16) ... Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team and the NFHCA National Academic squad.
2012: Played in 13 games as a sophomore .... Earned five points on the year with one goal and three assists ... Tallied first goal of her career in an 11-2 victory over Kent State Sept. 30 ... Missed five games due to participation in the 2012 Junior Pan American Games where she helped the United States qualify for the Junior World Cup ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Played in all 22 games as a rookie, earning one start ... Registered her first collegiate point with an assist at Virginia on Oct. 29 ... Totaled four shots, placing two on goal.
Prior to Duke: Five-year letterwinner at Ward Melville High School … First team All-America selection and Long Island Player of the Year honoree as a senior, totaling 24 goals and 12 assists in her final high school campaign … Also garnered second team All-America accolades as a junior … Recognized on the all-county team for four seasons and named to the all-state squad her final three years … Earned a spot on the New England squad at the Senior High Performance center in 2011 … Traveled with the U.S. Under-19 Junior National Team to Chile in 2011 … As a member of the Under-17 squad in 2010, led the team to the bronze medal at the Junior Pan-Am qualifier in Uruguay … Also toured Holland with the Under-16 team in 2009 … Lettered one year in basketball and four seasons in lacrosse … Four-year starter in lacrosse, earning all-division honors junior and senior year.
Personal: Born on July 19, 1993 in Stony Brook, N.Y. … Daughter of Gary and Lori Beltrani … Has a brother (Alex) and a sister (Katie) … Brother Alex played lacrosse at Michigan ... Majoring in cultural anthropology and minoring in sociology ... Also pursuing a certificate in Markets and Management Studies.