November 19, 2003

Halfon, Nesburg and Hudson named All-Region

Nov. 19, 2003

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Three Yale field hockey players were honored by the National Field Hockey Coaches' Association for their performance in the 2003 season. Jana Halfon was named First Team All-Region and Krissy Nesburg and Meredith Hudson were selected as Second Team All-Region.

Senior midfielder Jana Halfon was named First Team All-Region after also being selected unanimously as first team All-Ivy. Halfon led Yale in total points with 30 (11 goals, 8 assists). She was also selected twice as Ivy League Player of the Week and was named Most Valuable Player of the ECAC Tournament. Halfon finished the season third in the league in points (30), points per game (1.76), goals (11), goals per game (0.65) and game-winning goals (3).

Senior goaltender Krissy Nesburg, a Second Team All-Region selection, was also selected as first team All-Ivy for the second consecutive year. Nesburg finished the year with three shutouts, 101 saves and a 1.86 goals against average.

Junior sweeper Meredith Hudson, an All-Ivy honorable mention selection, was named Second Team All-Region. Hudson finished second for Yale in total points with 22 (9 goals, 4 assists).

The Bulldogs (12-6, 5-2 Ivy) finished the regular season tied for second in the Ivy League, after winning 10 of their last 12 games. They were champions of the ECAC Tournament after defeating Penn on November 15 and are the only team in the tournament's history to win it two consecutive years.