LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's Bridget Falcone and Annie Horsley were named to the 2016 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-South Region Team, announced on Monday. Both players landed on the first team after earning All-Centennial Conference (CC) First Team honors earlier this month.
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Falcone (New Canaan, Conn. / New Canaan) earned All-region recognition for a second time after being named to the second team in 2015. The senior captain started all 21 games for the Diplomats, anchoring an F&M defense that finished the season ranked second in the CC and 14th in the nation with a 0.93 goals-against average.
Horsley (Pennington, N.J. / The Pennington School) earned her first All-region honors after starting all 21 contests for F&M in the heart of the midfield. The junior captain's seven assists led the Diplomats and ranked fourth in the conference to go along with one goal on the season.
F&M ended a historic 2016 campaign at 16-5, 9-1 CC, held a top-10 ranking throughout the season, and advanced to its first Elite Eight since 1992.