UNC Field Hockey Bio
15 Tyler Powell
Powell Powell 842895

Majoring in business administration through the Kenan-Flagler Business School ... Member of the honors program ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll


2013: As a redshirt freshman, appeared in seven games ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad

2012: Did not see action and will count the year as a redshirt season ... Named to the NFCHA National Academic Squad

Before UNC: At Cary Academy, was a three-time all-state selection and a four-time all-conference pick ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad in 2011 ... Team captain as a junior and senior ...  Played in the North Carolina All-Star Game in 2010 and 2011 ... Holds four school records, three in field hockey (career goals, career assists, goals in a season) and one in track (sprint medley) ... Her school's Female Athlete of the Year in 2012 ... Named Raleigh News & Observer Scholar-Athlete of the Week ... Also earned all-state honors in track ... Ran third leg of state championship 4x100 team ... Helped her school to a state title in track as a senior ... Was a finalist for UNC's prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship

National/International: Played for X-Calibur club team under Coach Brian Hope ... National Indoor Tournament Champions (2011, 12) ... National Hockey Festival Champions (2010, 11) ... Big Apple International Indoor Champions (2011) ... Canadian Indoor Classic (2012) ... USAFH Futures 2007-12

More on Powell: Born in Raleigh, N.C. ... Daughter of Brian and Deanna Powell ... Favorite pastimes are reading, watching movies and going to the beach ... Favorite sport other than field hockey is ice hockey (to watch) ... Favorite candy is Nerds Rope ... Fun fact is that she doesn't know how to whistle ... Athletes she most admires are the 1980 U.S. men's ice hockey team ... After graduation, plans to go on to medical school ... Dream job is to be a pediatric intensive care specialist ... Wears No. 15 in honor of former Tar Heel and 2008 Olympian Jesse Gey, who played for the same club program (X-Calibur) she did

Position: Forward
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
High School: Cary Academy
Major: Business
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