Three-time letter winner for the Blue Hens • one of six international players on the team in 2016 • 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 • tied for ninth in program history with 95 career points and 39 career goals • tied for 14th all-time with 17 career assists • seven career game-winning goals • one career hat trick • has started all 66 games played during three-year career • CAA Player of the Year (2013) • CAA Rookie of the Year (2013) • Longstreth/NFHCA Second Team All-American (2014) • Longstreth/NFHCA First Team All-American (2015) • three-time Longstreth/NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team and All-CAA First Team honoree.
CAA Preseason Player of the Year.
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 – 17x, last at No. 4 Virginia (11/14/15 – NCAA First Round)
Shots: 8 vs. Central Michigan (9/6/13)
SOG: 6 at James Madison (10/3/14)
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* - Delaware freshman single-season record