Four members of the national champion North Carolina Tar Heels field hockey team earned All-American honors this week.
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) announced their selections for first, second, and third-team All-Americans.
Below are the Tar Heels honored:
- Amanda Hendry
- Erin Matson
- Eva Smolenaars
- Meredith Sholder
In addition to these All-American honors, Hendry, Matson, Smolenaars, and Sholder were named to the All-South Region first team and the NCAA All-Tournament team.
For Matson, the junior earned first-team All-American honors for the third year in a row. She also is the 2021 ACC Offensive Player of the Year and the Honda Sports Award for the top field hockey player in the nation.
Matson and Smolenaars earned All-ACC first-team honors back in April.
Hendry, a four-year starter in goal, is the 41st Carolina field hockey player on the 68th occasion named to the All-American first team.
Hendry and Sholder were named to the All-ACC second team.
Congratulations to these Tar Heels!