10 - Georgia Holland
Georgia Holland
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stony Brook, N.Y.
High School: Ward Melville
Position: M/B
Major: Molecular, cellular and developmental biology
Residential College: Ezra Stiles
g 8
a 4
sh % .092
gw 1
ds 9
pkp 0-0

2013 (Senior): Elected captain by her teammates ... Honored with Yale's Francis Gordon Brown Prize, selected by the Committee on Honors and Academic Standing from nominees in the junior class at the end of each academic year and presented to the student in Yale College "who most closely approaches the standards of intellectual ability, high manhood, capacity for leadership, and service to the University set by Francis Gordon Brown.”  Past recipients of award include U.S. President George H.W. Bush ’48 ... NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree for the fourth time ... ECAC All-Star ... Second team All-Mideast Region ... Unanimous first team All-Ivy League pick for the second time ... Earned team's Player of the Year Award for the second time ... Selected as recipient of team's Coaches' Award ... Selected as recipient of team's Amanda Walton Award, given by the Yale players and coaching staff to that team member who demonstrates the ability to confront challenges, displaying the courage to overcome them, while inspiring teammates with her work ethic and unselfish attitude ... Led Ivy League, and ranked second in the nation, with a school-record 10 defensive saves ... Led team in goals and was second on team in points (8-4-20) ... Key part of Yale's penalty corner units ... Had three points (1-1-3) in 6-0 win vs. Sacred Heart Sept. 7 ... Had season-high five points (2-1-5) at Hofstra Sept. 15 ... Started all 17 games ... Ended career with Yale record 18 career defensive saves.

2012 (Junior): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree for the third time ... Injured in season's third game, missed remainder of the year ... Started three games.

2011 (Sophomore): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree for the second time ... Unanimous first team All-Ivy League ... Earned Yale team's first Player of the Year award ... Led team and tied for fourth in Ivy League with three defensive saves ... Tied for sixth in Ivy League in goals, and tied for seventh in league in goals per game (9 in 17 games, .53 goals per game) ... Tied for eighth in Ivy League in points and points per game (9-4-22 in 17 games, 1.29 points per game) ... Tied for second on team in goals and tied for third on team in points ... Hat trick (3-0-6) in 5-1 win over Dartmouth Oct. 15 ... Named Ivy League Player of the Week Oct. 18 ... Started all 17 games for the second straight season ... Earned Major Y.

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 ... Had an assist in her first career game ... Scored first two career goals in 6-0 win vs. Colgate Sept. 11.

USA Field Hockey: Selected to play for U.S. at Junior Pan Am Championship in Guadalajara, Mexico, in Sept. 2012 but missed tournament due to injury ... Competed for North team at 2012 USA Field Hockey National Championship ... 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.

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.

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.”

Recent Games
Oct 19 Dartmouth W, 4-3
Oct 20 Maine W, 4-3
Oct 26 at Penn L, 1-0
Nov 1 at Columbia W, 3-1
Nov 3 Connecticut L, 3-0
Nov 9 Brown W, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 7
Games started 17 7
Goals 8 3
Assists 4 0
Points 20 6
Shots 87 45
Shot Pct .092 .067
Game-winning goals 1 1
Defensive saves 9 2
Penalty strokes 0-0 0-0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct gw ds ps-att
Sep 6 Virginia L, 6-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 1 0-0
Sep 7 Sacred Heart W, 6-0 1 1 3 8 .125 0 0 0-0
Sep 14 at Albany L, 4-2 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 15 at Hofstra L, 4-3 2 1 5 7 .286 0 0 0-0
Sep 21 Harvard L, 3-2 1 0 2 3 .333 0 0 0-0
Sep 22 Vermont W, 3-2 1 0 2 12 .083 0 0 0-0
Sep 27 at Princeton L, 2-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 5 Cornell W, 3-0 1 0 2 5 .200 0 0 0-0
Oct 6 at Quinnipiac L, 3-2 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 12 at California W, 3-2 0 2 2 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 13 at Stanford L, 4-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 19 Dartmouth W, 4-3 0 0 0 7 .000 0 1 0-0
Oct 20 Maine W, 4-3 1 0 2 4 .250 0 5 0-0
Oct 26 at Penn L, 1-0 0 0 0 8 .000 0 0 0-0
Nov 1 at Columbia W, 3-1 0 0 0 7 .000 0 1 0-0
Nov 3 Connecticut L, 3-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0 1 0-0
Nov 9 Brown W, 2-1 1 0 2 12 .083 1 0 0-0
  gp g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
Total 17 8 4 20 87 .092 57 .655 1 9 0-0
Conference 7 3 0 6 45 .067 25 .556 1 2 0-0
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0

Home 9 6 1 13 54 .111 39 .722 1 8 0-0
Away 8 2 3 7 33 .061 18 .545 0 1 0-0
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0

Wins 8 5 3 13 57 .088 40 .702 1 7 0-0
Losses 9 3 1 7 30 .100 17 .567 0 2 0-0

September 7 5 2 12 35 .143 26 .743 0 1 0-0
October 7 2 2 6 31 .065 18 .581 0 6 0-0
November 3 1 0 2 21 .048 13 .619 1 2 0-0
December - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0