UNC Field Hockey Bio
00 Sassi Ammer
Ammer Ammer 817207

Majoring in exercise and sport science with minors in chemistry and biology ... Participates in the Carolina Leadership Academy as part of the Rising Stars program and also is a CREED mentor, helping freshman student-athletes adjust to college life ... Member of the German Under-21 team and played three matches against England over the summer

2012: As a sophomore, played in all 25 games, starting 23 ... Honored with the team's Dawson Family Most Improved Player Award ... Finished the season with a goals against average of 1.21, allowing 29 goals over 25 games (1676 minutes played) ... Had six solo shutouts and shared one more for a total of seven on the season ... Made 76 saves for a .724 saves percentage

2011: As a freshman, played in all 25 games and started 20 in goal ... Named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference team ... Allowed just 17 goals in 25 games and finished the season with a goals-against average of 0.86, the lowest in the ACC ... Recorded four solo shutouts and was a part of eight more ... Made a season-high four saves against Boston College on Oct. 8 and in the national semifinal game against Connecticut

Before UNC: Attended Theresia Gerhardinger Gymnasium in Munich ... Member of the 2013 Under-21 National Team and played in three matches against England over the summer ...  Played for the U-18 National Team in 2010 and the U-16 National Team in 2009 ... Named Goalkeeper of the Tournament at the 2009-10 indoor German Championships, when her club team finished second ... Her team also was second at the indoor championships in 2007-08 and eight in 2008-09 ... Selected as best goalkeeper at the South German youth championships in 2008 ... In addition to field hockey, has played soccer and participated in skiing, snowboarding, ballet and horseback riding

More on Ammer: Full name is Saskia Theresa Maria Ammer ... Known as Sassi ... Born Feb. 13, 1993, in Graefelfing, Germany ... Daughter of Beate and Klaus Ammer ... Has one older brother, Sebastian


Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'9"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Munich, Germany
High School: Theresia-Gert. Gym
UNC North Carolina Field Hockey


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