Oct. 23, 2006
WASHINGTON - Senior midfielder Camila Infante (Santiago, Chile/Santiago College) has been selected to play in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I Senior All-Star game, officials announced Monday.
Infante has played and started in all seventeen games thus far into the season. She currently is tied for third on the team in points (18), recording seven goals and tallying four assists and has been an integral part of the team's offensive unit for the past four years.
Infante has been recognized all over, ranging from the Patriot League to both National and International levels. She is a two-time second team All-American (2004, 2005), earned back-to-back Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year honors (2004, 2005) and was a member of the 2003 STX/NFHCA Division I All-Region First Team. Infante was also awarded the 2003 Patriot League Rookie of the Year title. She has represented the Chilean National Team in the Junior World Cup, the Pan American Games, the Four nations Tournament and Five Nations Tournament, along with the South American Championships.
The Santiago, Chile native currently holds the American University career point record with 127 (including the current 2006 statistics) and is first in goals with 44 and assists, notching 39.
Infante is the only player chosen from American University and will solely represent the Patriot League in the 2006 All-Star Game. AU has had eight other players play in the All-Star game under current head coach Steve Jennings, with Heather Maranzano (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) and Javiera Villagra (Santiago, Chile/Santiago College) being the most recent in 2005.
This year's match will be played on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006 at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.