Second-year member of the squad • third international player on the team in fall 2013 • versatile player that can play as many positions as she displays a solid offensive and defensive skill set and is well developed tactically • has always been fortunate to learn from strong players around her • CAA Player of the Year (2013) • CAA Rookie of the Year (2013).
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 marketing with a minor in psychology • 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.
* - Delaware freshman single-season record
Points: 7 at Hofstra (10/25/13)
Goals: 3 at Hofstra (10/25/13)
Assists: 1 – 6x, last vs. Northeastern (CAA Championship; 11/10/13)
Shots: 8 vs. Central Michigan (9/6/13)
SOG: 5 – 2x, last vs. William & Mary (CAA Tournament; 11/8/13)