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16 Pippin Saunders
Outdoor Mark Date
100m 13.18 (+0.0) 5/2/14
200m 26.80 (-1.6) 5/2/14

Named first-team All-CAA ... Also earned first-team All-State honors ... Picked to the NFHCA All-Region second team ... Led W&M for the third year in a row with 23 points ... Is the first player since 1990 to led W&M in scoring three straight years ... Scored 10 goals and three assists ... Started every match ... Entering her final year, ranks second among active CAA players in assists (18) and third in both goals (25) and points (68) ... Only multi-goal game of the year came against Appalachian State, when she scored the game-winner ... Also got the win against Towson ... Had both a goal and an assist twice, against Rutgers and Jams Madison ... Solo goals came against Louisville, Towson, Delaware (both in the regular season and the tournament), VCU, and Hofstra ... Had an assist against Old Dominon.

Field Hockey:
Named first-team All-CAA ... Also earned honorable-mention All-Region honors, and second-team All-State accolades ... Picked to the pre-season all-conference team ... Led W&M for the second year in a row with 23 points ... Had seven goals and nine assists ... Has more assists through two seasons (15) than anyone else in school history ... Started every match in the midfield ... Scored the winning goal in the upset of No. 5 Virginia ... Also had the go-ahead tally in double-overtime against Hofstra to put W&M into the CAA Tournament ... Began the year with two assists and a goal in the shutout of Radford ... Added another assist against both VCU and Louisville ... Scored W&M's first goal against Michigan ... Had two goals and an assist against James Madison, scoring on all three of W&M's goals in the first half ... Had another multi-point game against Towson, with both a goal and an assist ... In addition to her goal against the Cavaliers, also assisted on the Tribe's second goal of the match ... Had assists against both No. 18 American and Northeastern before her overtime heroics against Hofstra to end the regular season.
Outdoor Track:
Came out for the Tribe track team in the spring ... Ran at three meets, the Colonial Relays, the New Captains Classic, and at the CAA Championships ... Season-best times of 13.18 for the 100m and 26.80 in the 200m both came at the conference meet ... Also ran the anchor for W&M's 4x200m relay at the Colonial Relays.

Picked to the CAA All-Rookie team ... Also named second-team All-State by VaSID ... Led W&M with 22 points on the year, scoring eight goals and six assists ... Scored more points as a freshman than any Tribe rookie since 1980 ... Appeared in all 19 matches, making 18 starts ... Honored as the CAA Rookie of the Week on Oct. 2, after scoring an assist against Delaware and a goal over Richmond the previous week ... Began her career with an assist in the season-opener against Davidson ... Also had a solo helper against Longwood ... Broke through with a goal in the win over Liberty ... Added another tally against Radford, in both games providing the final score of the match ... Turned up the intensity over the final month of the year ... Had two assists against Drexel, and a goal against Towson that sent the match into overtime where the Tribe proved victorious ... Had the team's lone goal against Wake Forest ... In the first match at Old Dominion, scored both of W&M's goals unassisted to send the game into overtime ... Closed out the year in the CAA Tournament with both a goal and an assist against Delaware.

Attacker/Midfielder .. Has played hockey since she was five ... Selected to the NSW Institute of Sport Academy every year from 2008-12 ... Named to the NSW U/21 Women's state squad in 2011 ... Member of the NSW U/18 squad in 2009 and 2010 ... Named to the NSW U/16 squad in 2008 ... In 2009, was selected to the Australian Schoolgirls hockey team ... Class Prefect as a senior at Bowral ... Served turns as house captain and vice house captain as a junior ... Also a Peer Support Leader in 2010-11.

Daughter of Joyce and Terry Saunders ... Enjoys outdoor activities, reading, and watching movies ... First indigenous Australian ever to attend W&M.
Position: Forward/Midfield
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mittagong, New South Wales
High School: Bowral
Alma Mater: William and Mary
Graduating Year: 2016
Major: Economics
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