Duke Field Hockey BIO
31 Abby Hassinger
2011: Started all 22 games on the Duke backline in 2011 ... part of a Duke defense that ranked second in the ACC and eighth nationally in goals against average (1.2).
2010: Played in all 19 contests, starting nine, including the last seven games of the season ... posted an assist in Duke's regular season finale vs. Virginia on Oct. 30 ... made a defensive save on Sept. 11 at Wake Forest to help force overtime with the Demon Deacons ... named to the NFHCA National Academic All-America team.
2009: Started all 19 games as a first-year player ... scored three goals and had four assists from the backline .... Tallied the game-winning goal against Longwood on Sept. 19 ... scored the final Duke goal of the season against Virginia in the ACC Tournament on Nov. 5 ... NFHCA National Academic All-America honors ... second team All-South Region ... ACC All-Academic Team selection.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner and four-time MVP Mid-Penn ... four-time Mid-Penn All-Star ... earned team's defensive MVP award as a senior in 2008 ... two-year captain ... voted Patriot News all-underclassman in 2005 and 2006 ... All-America in 2007 ... first team all-state as a junior and senior, second team as a freshman and sophomore ... named to Patriot News Big 11 list in 2008 ... Patriot News second team in 2007 ... played club field hockey with East Coast Field Hockey from 2004-09 ... Festival Pool D champion in 2007 ... National Indoor Tournament Pool B participant from 2005-08 ... also a member of the National Honor Society, student council, Students Against Destructive Decisions and Four Diamonds committee.
Personal: Born March 10, 1991 ... daughter of Mark and Cindy Hassinger ... favorites include baking, reading and spending time with her cousins ... dream job is to become a speech language pathologist or audiologist ... chose Duke for its mix of academics and athletics, and its beautiful campus.