10 Georgia Holland
10 Georgia Holland
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Stony Brook, N.Y.
High School: Ward Melville
Position: M/B

2010 (Freshman): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree … Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Year ... Second team All-Ivy League ... Started all 17 games ... Four goals ... Six assists.

High School: First Team All-American as a senior … National Academic Squad as a senior … All-state and all-county 2007-09 … All-county honorable mention 2006 … Captained team senior year … All-state tournament team as a senior … Newsday’s Long Island Field Hockey Player of the Year as a senior … Newsday All-Long Island Field Hockey Team 2007-09 … Empire State Games Silver Medal 2008 … Nancy Cole Award and Exceptional Senior Award 2009 … Led Long Island in goals (22) and assists (15) as a junior, and was second on Long Island in goals (18) and assists (11) as a senior … Team won first New York State Class A championship in 2008 and was New York State Class A semi-finalists in 2009 and 2007 … Also played basketball, captaining team for two years … Basketball team was Suffolk County semi-finalists in 2010, a first for the school, and was quarterfinalists in 2008 and 2009 … All-county in basketball in 2009 and 2010 … All-league in basketball in 2007 and 2008 … League rookie of the year in basketball in 2007 … Exceptional Senior Team in basketball in 2010 … Most Valuable Player in Suffolk County Shoot Out in basketball in 2010 … Also played lacrosse … Cellist in Ward Melville Symphony Orchestra … AP Scholar with Honor … National Honor Society … French Honor Society.

USA Field Hockey: Won Junior National Championship with Pennsylvania team June 2010 … Olympic Development Select 2010 … U-19 National Team 2010 (Argentina Tour in April) … Junior National Camp 2008-2010 … Futures Elite 2009 … National Futures Championship 2008, 2009 … Played for Yale associate head coach Tamara Durante, and with current Yale teammate Emily Cain, on Junior Olympic Team in 2008, earning second place …

Notes: Two-year captain of US Soccer Region I Premier club team …Soccer team was Eastern New York State champions in 2007 and 2008 … Father played football at Bucknell.

Why Yale? “I chose Yale because I think it provides the best combination of academics and athletics.”