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Colleen Norair

Fredericksburg, Va.
Fredericksburg Academy
High School
Colleen Norair - Field Hockey - Virginia Cavaliers



  • Appeared in all 23 games with 14 starts
  • Scored her lone goal of the year in the NCAA first round victory over Delaware (11/15)
  • Had an assist in the win at Drexel (10/20)
  • Finished her career with six goals and four assists for 16 points, playing in 84 games with 23 starts
  • Competed at the USA Field Hockey Young Women’s National Championship, winning a silver medal with Team Spirit


  • Longstreth/NFHCA All-South Region Second Team
  • All-ACC Tournament Team
  • VaSID All-State Second Team
  • Appeared in all 19 games, making eight starts
  • Changed positions to playing defense this season after being a forward her first two seasons
  • Scored her first goal of the season in the ACC tournament 1-0 win over Boston College (Nov. 1)
  • Made a defensive save against Wake Forest (Oct. 19)
  • Competed in the 2018 USAFH Young Women’s National Championship in June 2018
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • Finished the season with three goals and three assists for nine points
  • Scored a goal and had an assist in the 8-0 victory over Drexel (Oct. 8)
  • Attended Young Women’s National Championship and earned an invitation to U21 US Junior Squad National Camp


  • Appeared in 24 games, making her collegiate debut against Miami (8/26)
  • Scored her first collegiate goal in the ACC first-round game against Boston College (Nov. 3)
  • Made her first career start at Richmond (10/18)
  • Took 12 shots, including firing off three in her debut against Miami (8/26)

High School/Club Hockey

  • Two-time Virginia State Player of the Year (2014-15)
  • Two-time Delaney Athletic Conference Player of the Year (2014-15)
  • 2015 Free-Lance Star All-Area Player of the Year
  • Four-time VISAA All-State (2012-15)
  • Second-team All-Area in 2013 and first team in 2014 and 2015
  • Four-time All-Delaney Athletic Conference (2012-15)
  • Led Fredericksburg Academy to four-straight state championship
  • Fredericksburg Academy’s all-time leading scorer with 117 goals and career assist leader with 47
  • Also played lacrosse, being named All-State in 2014 and 2015
  • Played two years with the U19 USA National Indoor Team (2015-16)


  • Daughter of Missy Norair and Steve Norair
  • Sister, Meghan Norair, plays field hockey at Duke
  • Mother, Missy, played tennis at Kentucky (1981-85); the former No. 1 player was All-SEC in 1984
  • Father, Steve, played lacrosse and soccer at Denison University (1976-80)
  • Also has an older brother, Stephen, and a younger sister, Grace
  • Went on a school trip to Costa Rica with a program called Global Explorers, doing service in a Nicaraguan refugee camp as well as painting local schools