CHANDLER, Ariz. – Elms College senior goalkeeper Alexandra Bonavita (Agawam, Mass.) was named to the 2012 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-New England West Region second team as announced by the organization on Thursday.
For the second consecutive season, Bonavita was honored as the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Goalkeeper of the Year. Bonavita, who is now the first Blazers' field hockey player to be named all-region, allowed only six goals in six conference games recording 40 saves for a save percentage of .870 and a slim 1.00 goals against average. Bonavita, who was also named First Team All-NECC for the third straight season, graduates as the program's all-time saves leader after finishing her career with 784 stops. She is also the only player from the NECC to garner 2012 NFHCA all-region honors.