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Esmée Peet
Player Profile:
Esmée Peet 1689938
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Zeewolde, The Netherlands
High School: RSG Slingerbos
Club: MHC Laren MA1
Major: Operations Management
Experience: 4 Letters

Four-time letter winner who graduated cum laude in May 2017 from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in operations management • capped remarkable career by playing in a program-record 91 games, all of which she appeared in the starting lineup • finished career in the top 10 of five statistical categories – points (fourth; 120), goals (fourth; 48), assists (sixth; 24), shots (sixth; 237) and game-winning goals (t-eighth; 9) • three-time NFHCA All-American • four-time NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team and All-CAA First Team selection • 2013 CAA Player of the Year • 2013 CAA Rookie of the Year • 2016 CAA Field Hockey Scholar-Athlete of the Year • 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee • led Delaware to four CAA Tournament trophies, two CAA regular season titles and the 2016 NCAA Division I Championship.

Team captain alongside classmates Meghan Winesett and Maura Zarkoski • helped guide the Blue Hens to the program's first-ever NCAA Division I Championship while registering a team-record and nation-best 23 victories and 90.2 winning percentage • CAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year • Longstreth/NFHCA All-American Second Team and Longstreth/NFHCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team selection • Synapse Sports Second Team All-American • CAA All-First Team • selected to participate in the NFHCA North-South Senior All-Star Game, but was unable to partake due to team's involvement in the NCAA Tournament • set new school record with 25 games played/started • tied for ninth in the CAA with 25 points • tied program NCAA Tournament record with four points on two goals in semifinals win over No. 14 Princeton (Nov. 18) • University of Delaware Mary Ann Hitchens Award winner • ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad • Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society) • CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee • NCAA Woman of the Year nominee.

Longstreth/NFHCA First Team All-American and All-Region honoree • All-CAA First Team selection • CAA Tournament Most Outstanding Performer • Synapse Sports Second Team All-American • led Delaware to its third straight CAA title • posted a team-best 36 points (15g, 6a), a mark good to tie for ninth in UD single season history • 15 goals also good to tie for eighth in program single season record books • ranked 33rd nationally with 0.68 goals per game and 36th overall with 1.64 points per contest • posted a program CAA Tournament mark with five points on two goals and one assist in semifinals contest against Hofstra (Nov. 6) • also set program NCAA Tournament record with three points (1g, 1a) at No. 4 Virginia (Nov. 14) • earned National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week (Nov. 9) and Synapse Sports Honor Roll accolades (Nov. 10) • registered the game-winning goal in 4-2 win at Hofstra (Oct. 9) • posted a perfect 2-of-2 mark in penalty strokes, including one in the team's NCAA First Round contest against the Cavs • opened year with five points on two goals and one assist in team's 10-3 victory at Central Michigan (Aug. 28) • also recorded five points on two goals and one assist versus Temple (Sept. 11) • ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad • member of Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society) • CAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

Longstreth/NFHCA Second Team All-American and All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team selection • First Team All-CAA and CAA All-Tournament Team honoree • ECAC Second Team All-Star • Synapse Sports Third Team All-American • helped guide the Blue Hens to their second consecutive CAA Tournament title and NCAA Tournament appearance • finished second on the team and
sixth in the CAA with 27 total points and 11 goals • ranked 67th nationally with 0.5 goals per game and 82nd with 1.23 points per game • named the CAA Player of the Week on Oct. 14 after posting an incredible game-winning goal in which she received a perfect pass from Michaela Patzner and scooped it over the Princeton goalie's head and into the cage for a thrilling double overtime victory against the Tigers on Oct. 10 • also collected game-winning goals against California (Sept. 1) and Villanova (Sept. 19) • team co-captain with Allie Mikelson • Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA National Academic squad • CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee • CAA Academic Honor Roll.

Third player in CAA history to win the Player and Rookie of the Year awards in the same season • first Blue Hen in program history to win Rookie of the Year honors • first to earn conference Player of the Year honors since 1998 when Jodi Byrd was named the America East Player of the Year • Longstreth/NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team • First Team All-CAA • CAA All-Rookie Team • Synapse Sports Rookie of the Year, Second Team All-American and All-Rookie Team • ECAC Division I Second Team All-Star • UD Team Rookie of the Year • led Blue Hens to 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 • staple for a dangerous UD offensive attack that ranked sixth in the NCAA with a 3.22 scoring average • set new single-season record for a UD freshman with 32 points • ended season with 13 goals and six assists • tied for third in the CAA with 13 goals • ranked fourth in the CAA with 1.45 points per game • tallied three game-winning goals • tied the league-high for a single game with seven points (3g, 1a) in a 6-0 win at Hofstra on Oct. 25 • hat trick was just the fourth in Delaware history for a freshman • recorded first career goal with a two-goal performance against Central Michigan in UD's home opening victory on Sept. 6 • also collected two goals in win against Towson on Oct. 11 • posted six total points in the CAA Tournament • scored on goal in the NCAA Tournament at North Carolina on Nov. 16 • CAA Player and Rookie of the Week for Oct. 29 • ECAC Player of the Week for Oct. 31.

Played last two seasons for MHC Laren MA1, leading the team to a second place finish in the National Shell League in 2013 • also helped team to titles at the Saturnus Indoor Tournament and Mercian Indoor Tournament in 2011-12 in addition to finishing third in the Dutch championship • played two years with AMHC Amersfoort MB1, with the team finishing second in the Middle Netherlands District Indoor both seasons • spent two years with AMHC Amersfoort MC1 from 2007-09, which finished first in the Top League District in her final year and fifth in the IDC League Dutch Championship • started career by playing three years with the HC Zeewolde.

Esmée (“ezz-may”) Marielle Peet • born November 14, 1994 in Amersfoort, The Netherlands • daughter of Maarten and Sandra Peet • has two younger brothers, Jorrit and Victor • enjoys shopping, watching movies and being with friends • majoring in finance with a minor in international business and MIS • chose Delaware for its ambitious field hockey team and because it has a good business school • only visited the United States once before attending the University of Delaware • speaks Dutch, German and English.

Points: 7 at Hofstra (10/25/13)
Goals: 3 at Hofstra (10/25/13)
Assists: 1 – 24x, last vs. #4 North Carolina (11/20/16 – NCAA Championship)
Shots: 8 vs. Central Michigan (9/6/13)
SOG: 6 at James Madison (10/3/14)

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PS-Att. DSv Cnr
2013 22/22 13 6 32* 72 41 3 1-1 0 0
2014 22/22 11 5 27 61 46 3 0-0 0 0
2015 22/22 15 6 36 73 48 1 2-2 0 0
2016 25/25 9 7 25 31 22 2 0-0 0 0
 TOTAL 91^/91^ 48 24
120 237 157 9 3-3 0 0

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* - Delaware freshman single-season record
^ - Delaware career record

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