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Elly Buckley

Scarborough, Perth, Australia
High School / Club
John XXIII College
Previous School
Elly Buckley - Field Hockey - Virginia Cavaliers

At Virginia

2013 Longstreth / NFHCA Division I All-American First Team
One of only 13 ACC players to be a four-time All-American while playing all four years in the conference
All-ACC first team
One of just 11 players in conference history to become a four-time All-ACC honoree
First Team All-South Region
VaSID State Player of the Year
VaSID First Team All-State
Leads the ACC in shots, shots per game, points, points per game, goals, goals per game and defensive saves
Her four game-winning goals is tied for second in the conference
Finished her career ranked third in the Cavalier record book in points (182), fourth in career goals (73), seventh in career assists (36) and fourth with 11 defensive saves
Opened the season scoring game-winning goals against Louisville and No. 6 Penn State, earning the first of her two ACC Player of the Week honors
Earned her second ACC Player of the week honor for the week ending Oct. 20 after scoring a hat trick in the victory over No. 8 Duke
Also had six points against Vermont (two goals, two assists)
Co-Captain with Jess Orrett
Preseason All-ACC team

Longstreth/ NFHCA Division I Second Team All-American
Longstreth/ NFHCA Division I All-South Region first team
All-VaSID first team
Recipient of the Ralph Sampson Scholarship, awarded to a rising fourth-year student-athlete who has distinguished himself or herself during his or her intercollegiate athletic career at the University of Virginia After playing as a forward her first two seasons, transitioned to playing defense
Led the ACC with five defensive saves, seventh in the national rankings
Ranked among the nation[apos]s leaders in goals per game and points per game all season, ending the year ranked 23rd with 0.77 gpg and 23rd in ppg (1.86)
Will enter her senior season tied for seventh on the Cavalier career points list (133), in eighth place on the career goals list (53), and 10th on the career assists list (27)
Second on the team in goals (17), tied for second in assists (7) and second in points (41)
17 goals is ranked seventh on the Virginia junior class top-10 list, 41 points is ranked eighth
Had three assists in the win over Richmond (Aug. 29), the second three-assist game of her career
Scored four goals against Towson (Aug. 31), her second career four-goal game
Scored the game-winning goal in double overtime at Michigan State (Sept. 7)
Scored a goal in both NCAA Tournament games, also logging a defensive save against Princeton
Pre-season All-ACC selection
Served as team co-captain

Served as team co-captain
Tabbed NFHCA Second Team All-American
First Team All-South Region for the second consecutive year
An All-ACC selection for the second year in a row
Named to the ACC All-Tournament team
Played in all 20 games with 17 starts
Scored 17 times and contributed 9 assists for 43 points
Took 67 shots
Had six multi-goal games
Ranked fourth in the ACC for shots and goals, fifth for points

NFHCA Third Team All-American
Named Second Team All-American by
First Team All-South Region
An All-ACC selection
Honored on National All-Rookie Team
Started 21 of the 22 games she played
Compiled 19 goals and 11 assists for 49 points
Scored four goals against Radford for eight points, both ranking on the schools[apos] single-game best lists
Pre-season All-ACC selection
Her 11 helpers led the team
Second on the squad behind Paige Selenski with 19 scores
Her 89 shots also ranked second
Recorded five game-winning goals
Ranked fourth in the ACC in shots, points, goals and assists
Scored four times to mark first career hat trick vs. Radford (Oct. 24)
Had four multi-goal games
Scored twice in NCAA games vs. Michigan State (Nov. 13) and Princeton (Nov. 14)
Tallied three assists vs. Ohio State (Sept. 11)
Named to NFHCA All-Academic Team
Selected to All-ACC Academic Team
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll


Member of the U-16 Australian National Team

High School
State representative and state captain
Also captained John XXIII squad
Played for Perth Club Premiers

Daughter of Alan and Bernadette Buckley
Has two older brothers: Aedan and Ben
Has an older sister, Jemma, who played field hockey at Maryland
Psychology major

Buckley[apos]s Career Statistics

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