#23 Janell Holmes
Position: Defense
Year: Junior
Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.
High School: Harrisburg Christian HS
Club: East Coast Field Hockey
Club Coach: Bill Gaudette
Major: Nursing
Experience: 2 Letters
Holmes Photos

Third-year member of squad and two-time letter winner • key member of the defensive unit • energetic player who makes people around her better.

Key defensive competitor that started all 22 games in a year in which the Blue Hens collected a program-record 17 victories in addition to earning both the CAA regular season and tournament championships en route to the fifth NCAA Tournament berth in school history • did not record any statistics • NFHCA National Academic Squad selection • member of defensive  unit that ranked 21stin the nation with 1.54 goals allowed per game • voted Team Defensive Player of the Year.

Saw action in all 20 games while starting 19 for the Blue Hens in rookie campaign • earned spot in the starting lineup after the first game of the season • CAA All-Tournament Team selection • NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree • took first shot of career at William & Mary on Sept. 28 • recorded a defensive save in team’s 3-1 win over Monmouth on Sept. 12.

Led Harrisburg Christian High School to four CCAC conference championships and was selected to the All-CCAC first team each year during a stellar career • played for head coach Debbie Bassoff • earned second team Harrisburg Patriot News Big 11 honors • dished out a school-record 19 assists as a senior in 2011 • three-year starter in soccer who led team to two league titles and was a two-time all-league selection • played for Bill Gaudette as part of East Coast Field Hockey Club program • traveled with team to compete in Barbados and Germany • National Honor Society • Student Council President.

Janell Joy Holmes • daughter of John and Shari Holmes • born Aug. 22, 1993 in Indianapolis, Ind. • nursing major at Delaware • has an older brother • father is CFO of Ephrata Community Hospital • worked as a field hockey camp counselor during the summer • enjoys watching movies, reading, and swing dancing.


Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PS-Att.
2012 20/19 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0
2013 22/22 0
0 0 0 0 0-0
TOTAL 42/41 0 0
0 1 0 0 0-0

Points: n/a
Goals: n/a
Assists: n/a
Shots: 1 at William & Mary (9/28/12)
SOG: n/a

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