Inside the Circle with Kelsey Vonier
Kelsey Vonier and the Cavaliers have been ranked in the top-20 throughout all of the 2007 season. The team will host ACC-rival Duke on Saturday, October 27 in the final home regular season game. Vonier has been a part of the resurgence of the Virginia field hockey program, helping the Cavaliers to a 23-15 record over the last two seasons despite playing a top-10 schedule both in 2006 and 2007.
My favorite Frozen Yogurt/Ice Cream Flavor: Chocolate chip cookie dough
My favorite movie: Dirty Dancing
My favorite book: The Harry Potter Series
My major and why I chose it: Biology so I can be a vet.
My advice to players is: There is no substitution for hard work, never give up, dream big.
My dream vacation would be: Sailing around the ports of the Mediterranean
The best advice I ever received is: Good, better, best, never quit until your good is better than your best. Slade Gormus, my high school field hockey coach
My song on the psych tape is: The Worlds Greatest
My favorite moment in sports history: When the Cavaliers defeated then-No. 2 Florida State in football in 1995
Best field hockey game I have been a part of: James River vs. Collegiate. We won 3-2 in overtime; it was the first victory against Collegiate in JRHS school history.
Why I play field hockey: For the love of the game
What do Michele Madison and her staff bring to Virginia? Positive, optimistic attitudes. They are personable and willing to work with you.
Why did I choose the number that I have? Given the choices, it seemed like the best option, not too high not too low.
Your favorite thing about UVa field hockey: I’ve loved being surrounded by people who can never get enough of hockey.
What is something about me that is unique/different? I am an artist. I mainly paint, but I also like to draw. I also enjoy wind surfing.