27 Heather Sullivan
27 Heather Sullivan
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr
Hometown: Andover, Mass.
High School: Andover
Position: A
Major: Elementary Education
gp 19
p 75
g 62
a 13
Career Highs Totals Opponent
Goals 7 3/21/12 vs. St. Anselm
Assists 3 3/26/13 vs. Franklin Pierce
Points 8 4/14/10 vs. Southern Conn. State
Shots 12 Two Times
Ground Balls 6 Two Times
Draw Control 6 3/20/13 at Assumption
Caused TOs 2 Three Times

Became 13th 200 point scorer in program history with her six goal performance at Southern Connecticut State (4/11). Finished career ranked sixth in program history for career goals (190) and ninth for career points (228).

2013: IWLCA All-North Region second team. All-Northeast-10 Conference second team. NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Athletic Director's Honor Roll for spring semester. Started all 19 games played. Registered 62 goals and 13 assists for 75 points, ranking second on the team in goals and points and fifth for assists. Goal total is tied for sixth on program's single-season list. Led the team with three gamewinning goals and converted a team-best 13-of-25 free position attempts and also posted 35 ground balls, 23 draw controls and 11 caused turnovers. Ranked sixth among NE-10 leaders in goals, points and free-position goals. Finished 15th nationally in Division II for goals scored and 28th in scoring. Played all 12 NE-10 games and finished second on the team with 50 points on a team-high 40 goals and ten assists, adding 25 ground balls, 17 draws and ten caused turnovers. Posted 22 goals and three assists for 25 points in seven non-conference games. Finished with 26 goals and seven assists for 33 points in nine home games, collecting 22 ground balls, ten draws and five caused turnovers. Led the Skyhawks with 35 goals in nine road games, adding five assists for 40 points. Registered 41 goals and 11 assists for 52 points in the Skyhawks 13 wins, adding 25 ground balls, 17 draws and eight caused turnovers. Scored a team-best seven goals in three postseason games, adding an assist for eight points. Netted a team-high 29 goals in eight games in the month of April. Led the team with 28 goals in nine games played against ranked opponents, adding two assists for 30 points. Established her season-high with six goals in season-opener at #4 Rollins (3/2), adding a ground ball and two draw controls. Posted four points with two goals and two assists in win over Queens (3/17). Netted three goals, including the gamewinner, against Saint Michael's (3/18). Scored five goals and collected a career-best six draw controls in win at Assumption (3/20). Registered a season-high seven points with four goals and a career-best three assists in win over Franklin Pierce (3/26), adding four ground balls. Matched her career-high with six ground balls to go with two goals, including the gamewinner, and two assists for four points with four draws and two caused turnovers in win over American International (3/28). Posted three goals and an assist for four points in win at Southern New Hampshire (4/3). Totaled five points with four goals and an assist to go with three ground balls at #7 Le Moyne (4/6). Recorded three goals and three ground balls in key win over #12 Bentley (4/9). Matched her season-high with six goals in win at Southern Connecticut State (4/11). Added five goals, two ground balls and two draws against #1 LIU Post (4/13). Totaled four points with two goals and two assists with three ground balls and two caused turnovers in win at Merrimack (4/17). Posted four goals, including the gamewinner, and an assist for five points in key win at Saint Anselm (4/23) to cap the regular season. Scored three goals against the Hawks a week later (5/1) in the first round of the NE-10 Tournament. Netted three goals against top-ranked and eventual national champion LIU Post in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (5/11). NE-10 Player of the Week once (4/15).

2012: All-Northeast-10 Conference second team. One of just four players to start all 19 games. Ranked second on the team with 63 points and 55 goals, dishing out eight assists. Was among three players to share the team lead with three game-winning goals. Converted 13-of-35 free-position shots and also totaled 31 ground balls, 21 draw controls and three caused turnovers. Ranked sixth among NE-10 leaders for free-position goals, eighth in goals and 13th for points. Ranked 21st nationally in Division II for goals scored. Scored a team-high 37 goals in 12 NE-10 games and added six assists for 43 points, while also totaling 18 ground balls, 14 draw controls and two caused turnovers. Scored four goals in two NE-10 Tournament games. Posted 35 goals and five assists for 40 points in 13 games played against nationally-ranked opponents. Led the team with 27 points and 24 goals in seven home games, dishing three assists to go with 16 ground balls. Netted a team-high 24 goals in nine road games, adding four assists for 28 points, 12 ground balls and 14 draw controls. Registered a team-high 46 goals in the Skyhawks 14 wins, with seven assists for 53 points, 23 ground balls and 18 draw controls. Opened the season with three goals and two draw controls in victory at #13 Dowling (3/7). Also scored three goals to go with four ground balls in overtime setback at #4 Rollins (3/17). Netted a career-high seven goals in win over #15 Saint Anselm (3/21). Contributed three goals and an assist for four points in win over Southern Connecticut State (3/24). Registered five goals and two assists for season-high matching seven points, adding four draw controls in win at #8 Bentley. Scored five goals in win at American International (3/29). Also scored five times in win at Franklin Pierce (4/4), adding three ground balls and three draw controls. Registered five goals and an assist for six points in win over Southern New Hampshire (4/18). Posted four goals and an assist with three draw controls in win at #15 Queens (4/22). Scored three goals in NE-10 Tournament first round win over #13 Merrimack (5/2), adding a season-best five ground balls.

2011: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring Semester). Played all 19 games, starting 18. Posted 35 goals and nine assists for 44 points. Netted two game-winning goals and was 8-for-17 on free-position shots, adding 26 ground balls, ten draw controls and eight caused turnovers. Totaled 25 goals and seven assists for 32 points, including two gamewinners, in 12 NE-10 games. Scored four goals in two NE-10 Tournament games. Registered 19 goals and three assists for 22 points in ten home games. Posted five points on four goals and an assist with three ground balls, three draw controls and a caused turnover in win over Saint Michael's (3/8). Registered two goals and two assists for four points, with two ground balls in win at Merrimack (3/10). Recorded four goals, including the game-winner, and an assist for five points with two draw controls and two caused turnovers in win at Southern Connecticut State (3/26). Scored two goals, including the game-winner, and collected a career-best six ground balls in win over Bentley (3/29).  Contributed two goals and two assists for four points in win at Saint Anselm (3/31). Netted three goals in win over New Haven (4/2). Posted a goal and assist with two ground balls in win over #6 LIU-Post (4/16).

 2010: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall Semester). Made 16 appearances, 15 starts, in her rookie season. Ranked fourth on the team with 38 goals, and added eight assists for 46 total points. Scored three goals in season opener at Rollins (3/10). Back-to-back three-goal games against Merrimack (3/25) and at New Haven (3/27). Season-high six goals and two assists against Southern Connecticut (4/14). Collected three goals, two assists, and three draw controls at AIC (4/17). Two goals and four graound balls against Assumption (4/20). Three goals and three draw controls in NE-10 title game against Adelphi (5/9). Named NE-10 Freshman of the Week once (3/29).

High School: 2009 graduate of Andover High. Four-year letterwinner and senior year captain. Academic All-American in 2009. Named 2009 Outstanding Female Athlete of senior class. Two-time leading scorer. Unsung Hero honoree in 2008. Merrimack Valley All-Conference selection. Also lettered in field hockey, where she captained the team and holds the school record for goals scored.

Personal: Born July 1, 1991, in Boston, Mass. Daughter of Robert and Ellen Sullivan of Andover, Mass. Has two sisters, Katheryn (23) and twin Kelly (22). Father played baseball at Villanova, mother played tennis at Regis. Majoring in elementary education with a minor in psychology. Supports the Boston Red Sox. Lists Dustin Pedroia as a favorite athlete.

Year GP/S G A Pts Sh GW FPS-Att GB DC T/O CT
2010 16/15 38 8 46 78 2 7-11 24 20 24 6
2011 19/18 35 9 44 75 2 8-17 26 10 23 8
2012 19/19 55 8 63 127 3 13-35 31 21 28 3
2013 19/19 62 13 75 129 3 13-25 35 23 32 11
Totals 73/71
190
38
228
409 10 41-88 116
74
107
28
Recent Games
Apr 17 at Merrimack College W, 18-10
Apr 20 Dowling College W, 16-12
Apr 23 at Saint Anselm College W, 16-15
May 1 Saint Anselm College W, 13-12
May 4 vs. Adelphi University L, 11-7
May 11 at LIU Post L, 15-9
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 12
Points 75 50
Goals 62 40
Assists 13 10
Shots 129 80
Shooting percentage 48.1 50.0
Shots on goal 111 69
Shots on goal percentage 86.0 86.3
Free position goals-shots 13-25 8-12
Ground balls 35 25
Draw controls 23 17
Turnovers 32 22
Caused turnovers 11 10
Fouls 17 13
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 2 at Rollins College L, 16-15 6 0 6 2-2 1 2 2 0 10 60.0 8 80.0
Mar 4 at Florida Southern College L, 16-12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Queens (N.Y.) College W, 15-9 2 2 4 1-4 1 0 1 0 8 25.0 6 75.0
Mar 18 Saint Michael's College W, 17-5 3 0 3 1-1 1 0 1 1 6 50.0 5 83.3
Mar 20 at Assumption College W, 18-7 5 0 5 1-1 0 6 1 0 7 71.4 7 100.0
Mar 23 University of New Haven W, 15-7 2 0 2 1-2 2 1 3 1 6 33.3 5 83.3
Mar 26 Franklin Pierce University W, 23-6 4 3 7 1-1 4 1 2 1 6 66.7 5 83.3
Mar 28 American International College W, 15-2 2 2 4 0-0 6 4 3 2 5 40.0 4 80.0
Mar 30 at Adelphi University L, 12-5 2 0 2 1-1 1 1 2 1 4 50.0 4 100.0
Apr 3 at Southern New Hampshire University W, 16-8 3 1 4 1-1 2 1 1 1 6 50.0 4 66.7
Apr 6 at Le Moyne College L, 18-9 4 1 5 0-1 3 1 4 1 7 57.1 6 85.7
Apr 9 Bentley University W, 13-10 3 0 3 0-0 3 0 3 0 6 50.0 5 83.3
Apr 11 at Southern Connecticut State University W, 18-6 6 0 6 1-2 0 1 1 0 11 54.5 10 90.9
Apr 13 LIU Post L, 15-12 5 0 5 1-4 2 2 0 0 12 41.7 11 91.7
Apr 17 at Merrimack College W, 18-10 2 2 4 1-2 3 1 0 2 8 25.0 6 75.0
Apr 20 Dowling College W, 16-12 2 0 2 1-1 2 1 1 0 4 50.0 4 100.0
Apr 23 at Saint Anselm College W, 16-15 4 1 5 0-0 0 0 1 0 8 50.0 8 100.0
May 1 Saint Anselm College W, 13-12 3 0 3 0-0 1 1 1 0 4 75.0 4 100.0
May 4 vs. Adelphi University L, 11-7 1 1 2 0-2 2 0 4 1 5 20.0 4 80.0
May 11 at LIU Post L, 15-9 3 0 3 0-0 1 0 1 0 6 50.0 5 83.3
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2012-13 19 19 62 13 75 13-25 35 23 32 11 129 48.1 111 86.0
Total 19 19 62 13 75 13-25 35 23 32 11 129 48.1 111 86.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 19 19 62 13 75 13-25 35 23 32 11 129 48.1 111 86.0
Conference 12 12 40 10 50 8-12 25 17 22 10 80 50.0 69 86.3
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 26 7 33 6-13 22 10 15 5 57 45.6 49 86.0
Away 9 9 35 5 40 7-10 11 13 13 5 67 52.2 58 86.6
Neutral 1 1 1 1 2 0-2 2 0 4 1 5 20.0 4 80.0
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Wins 13 13 41 11 52 9-15 25 17 19 8 85 48.2 73 85.9
Losses 6 6 21 2 23 4-10 10 6 13 3 44 47.7 38 86.4
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March 8 8 26 7 33 8-12 16 15 15 6 52 50.0 44 84.6
April 8 8 29 5 34 5-11 15 7 11 4 62 46.8 54 87.1
May 3 3 7 1 8 0-2 4 1 6 1 15 46.7 13 86.7