van der Geest scored the Maroon and White’s lone goal
The sophomore scored the game winner against Bucknell
Leopards had three different goal scorers Sunday afternoon
Sophomore scores only goal in a Patriot League defensive battle
The Leopards held a 6-3 lead in corners against the Wildcats
2016: Named Second-Team All-Patriot League … tabbed Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week (9/27) and Patriot League Rookie of the Week (11/1) … one of six Lafayette players to start in all 18 games … finished first on the team in assists (5), second in points (11), and tied for third in goals (3) … her five assists was the most by any freshman in the Patriot League … patrolled the backline of the Leopards’ defense that posted a pair of shutouts and allowed one or fewer goals in six outings … scored first collegiate goal in the season opener against Fairfield (8/26) … assisted Amanda Magadan for the game-winning goal against Longwood (9/4) … caged a shot against No. 12 Delaware … found Amanda Magadan for the game-tying goal against Lehigh before scoring the game-winning goal late in the second half (10/28).
At Rijnlands Lyceum: Part of a regional championship-winning field hockey team…the squad also placed second in the National School Championships…played club field hockey for Leidsche en Oegstgeester Hockey Club.
Why Lafayette?: The school has a great reputation both academically and athletically.
Dream Job: Coach of the National Dutch Field Hockey team.