Holly Scherer Looks Back on Her Goal vs. Pacific and Previews Upcoming Games
Awards/Honors 2013: NFHCA Scholar of Distinction ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Academic All-MAC Team ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll 2012: NFHCA National Academic Squad ... All-MAC Second Team ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... MAC Co-Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 30)
2013 Field Hockey Followed up a stellar freshman campaign with another solid season as a sophomore ... Appeared in all 16 games and made 15 starts ... Matched a career best with five goals, including a walkoff score at Saint Louis on Oct. 15 ... Also notched a pair of assists for a total of 12 points ... Continued to pepper the opposition with shots, as she placed fifth in the MAC in shots per game (2.12) ... Also recorded a game-winning goal at Pacific on Sept. 2.
2012 Field Hockey Finished her freshman year with five goals and five assists ... Was named to the All-MAC Second Team ... Finished among the MAC's top-10 in assists (five) and assists per game (0.31) ... Posted the second-highest points total on the squad (15) ...Was also second on the team in shots (32) and shots on goal (20) ... Led the Bears to a 5-2 senior night victory by scoring four goals ... Earned MAC Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors on Oct. 30.
Background Scherer was a midfielder and a three-year captain at East Elgin Secondary School ... Helped lead her team to back-to-back conference titles in her junior and senior seasons ... Was part of a dominant squad that won 38 of 39 games over the course of her last two seasons, including a 20-0 mark in 2011 ... Was a four-year starter in ice hockey ... Started three years in soccer and was part of back-to-back conference champion teams as a sophomore and junior.
Personal Holly Alyssa Scherer was born Nov. 7, 1994 in London, Ontario ... Daughter of Mark and Leslie Scherer ... Has one brother, Erik ... Majoring in human resources management ... Biggest sports thrill was winning the U-18 National Field Hockey Championship gold medal.