17 - Rhoni Gericke
Rhoni Gericke
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Cape Town, South Africa
High School: Herschel Girls School
Position: F
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Branford
g 3
a 2
sh % .150
gw 0
ds 0
pkp 0-0

2013 (Freshman): NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree ... Made varsity debut at Albany Sept. 14 ... Had first career point on an assist in 3-2 win vs. Vermont Sept. 22 ... Scored first career goal at Quinnipiac Oct. 6 ... Had four points (2-0-4) in 4-3 overtime win vs. Maine Oct. 20 ... Appeared in 15 games, starting 12 ... Three goals, two assists.

National Team Program: Selected to South African national U-16 high performance squad (2010).

High School: Captained Western Province (WP) U-18A … WP U-21A, third at IPT … Coaches' Player of the Tournament at the St. Mary's Hockey Festival (28 top teams nationally), Herschel placed third (best finish ever) … PGSGU indoor league… Herschel Sportswoman of the Year in 2012... Invitational Player for Kennemer Lyceum, Netherlands (winners) at Cape Town Hockey Festival 2011… Kennemer senior and Herschel U-16A basketball team 2010 ... Player of the Indoor Hockey Pro-series 2008-10 … Inter-schools Cross Country winner 2008-09 … Academic Top 10 of Western Cape matriculants … Herschel Dux (highest academic rank in class) … Academic Prefect … Top awards for bilingualism, and an enquiring mind in 2012 … National English Olympiad, top 1% … Sonia Beck Essay Prize … Winning inter-house play (script writer, composer, lead actress) in 2011 … WP Math Senior A team … National Math Olympiad Final Round (top 100) in 2010 … Johann Vos Regional Piano competition, second place in 2009.

Club Team: Played for WPCC 1st Ladies’ team (with three national team players), runner-up in the provincial Grand Challenge 2011-12… Junior Sports Achiever of the Year finalist 2012… Most Promising Player (joint) 2010-11.

Notes: First Yale field hockey player from South Africa … First name is pronounced RO-nee … Enjoys exploring the outdoors, reading, photography, music, piano, film and theatre.

Why Yale? “Although I've never been there yet dreamed, Yale somehow found me, I suppose. I just couldn't say no.”

Recent Games
Oct 19 Dartmouth W, 4-3
Oct 20 Maine W, 4-3
Oct 26 at Penn L, 1-0
Nov 1 at Columbia W, 3-1
Nov 3 Connecticut L, 3-0
Nov 9 Brown W, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 7
Games started 12 6
Goals 3 0
Assists 2 1
Points 8 1
Shots 20 12
Shot Pct .150 .000
Game-winning goals 0 0
Defensive saves 0 0
Penalty strokes 0-0 0-0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct gw ds ps-att
Sep 6 Virginia L, 6-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Sacred Heart W, 6-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Albany L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 15 at Hofstra L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 21 Harvard L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 22 Vermont W, 3-2 0 1 1 3 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 27 at Princeton L, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 5 Cornell W, 3-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 6 at Quinnipiac L, 3-2 1 0 2 2 .500 0 0 0-0
Oct 12 at California W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Oct 13 at Stanford L, 4-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 19 Dartmouth W, 4-3 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 20 Maine W, 4-3 2 0 4 2 1.000 0 0 0-0
Oct 26 at Penn L, 1-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0 0 0-0
Nov 1 at Columbia W, 3-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Nov 3 Connecticut L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Nov 9 Brown W, 2-1 0 1 1 3 .000 0 0 0-0
  gp g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
Total 15 3 2 8 20 .150 17 .850 0 0 0-0
Conference 7 0 1 1 12 .000 10 .833 0 0 0-0
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0

Home 7 2 2 6 10 .200 10 1.000 0 0 0-0
Away 8 1 0 2 10 .100 7 .700 0 0 0-0
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0

Wins 7 2 2 6 11 .182 11 1.000 0 0 0-0
Losses 8 1 0 2 9 .111 6 .667 0 0 0-0

September 5 0 1 1 4 .000 4 1.000 0 0 0-0
October 7 3 0 6 12 .250 9 .750 0 0 0-0
November 3 0 1 1 4 .000 4 1.000 0 0 0-0
December - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0

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