#6 Maddie O'Beirne
Position: Midfielder
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Vienna, Va.
High School: George C. Marshall HS
Major: Environmental Studies
Experience: 1 Letter
O'Beirne Photos

Third-year member of squad that redshirted freshman season • will battle for playing time at the midfield and forward positions • two-time NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.

Made an immediate impact following a redshirt season • saw playing time in all 22 games in a year in which the Blue Hens collected a program-record 17 victories in 2013 in addition to earning both the CAA regular season and tournament championships en route to the fifth NCAA Tournament berth in school history • registered a career-best day against Michigan State on Sept. 15; tallied four points on two goals against the Spartans • scored first career goal in team’s 2-1 over Lafayette on Sept. 8 • dished out first career assist in home opening win vs. Central Michigan on Sept 6 • finished year with four goals and one assist for nine points • CAA Rookie of the Week for Sept. 17 • NFHCA National Academic Squad • voted Team Most Improved Player.

Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • NFHCA National Academic Squad.

Three-year starter and two-time team Most Valuable Player at Marshall High School for head coach Christina Carroll • team went 14-5 her senior year • enjoyed her best season as a senior when she collected first team All-Liberty District, first team All-Northern Region, and second team All-State honors • earned all-district and all-region honors as a junior three-year starting guard in basketball • four-year starter in soccer as a forward and goalkeeper • three-time all-district selection who was team Most Valuable Player as a junior • competed at the National Futures Championships through USA Field Hockey and played club hockey with Capitol Pegasus •  Optimist Club Award for Sports Excellence.

Madison McDowell "Maddie" O'Beirne (“oh-burn”) • daughter of Bill and Eileen O'Beirne • born Nov. 1, 1993 • environmental studies major with a minor in geography • would like to go into teaching after college • father is a National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administrator and a Coastal Zone Management Specialist and mother is a family therapist • mother attended Drew University where she played field hockey and lacrosse • has an older brother and younger sister • enjoys movies, playing ultimate frisbee, reading, playing card games and dancing • was a model when she was age 10 • family owns six pets, including a ferret interned at the Living Oceans Foundation during the summer 2014 loves shaved ice and recycling.


Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PS-Att.
  2012  DNP    
  2013  22/1  4
 9  16  15 1  0-0
 TOTAL  22/1  4  1
 9  16 15  1  0-0

Points:  4 vs. Michigan State (9/15/13)
Goals: 2 vs. Michigan State (9/15/13)
Assists: 1 vs. Central Michigan (9/6/13)
Shots: 3 at Drexel (11/1/13)
SOG: 2 – 2x, last at Drexel (11/1/13)

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