8   Ella Gunson
Ella Gunson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Whangarei, New Zealand

High School:
Whangarei Girls

Last College:
Massey University

Height:
5-4

Position:
M

Birthdate:
07/09/1989


02/01/2013

Sixty-nine Terriers Named to Fall 2012 America East Academic Honor Roll

Twenty-nine receive additional recognition on the Commissioner's Honor Roll

11/20/2012

Gunson, McLeod Named Longstreth/NFHCA All-Americans

Gunson named to second team; McLeod earns All-America honors for second straight year

11/15/2012

Gunson, McLeod, van Oosterom Earn NFHCA All-Region Honors

Gunson, McLeod named to first team

10/31/2012

Gunson, Maroney Headline Eight BU AE All-Conference Honorees

Gunson unanimously named Midfielder of the Year

10/27/2012

No. 15 Terriers Set to Host Fairfield on Senior Day

Game marks BU's final America East contest

09/01/2012

#14 BU Field Hockey vs. Kent State

Photos from No. 14 Boston University's 4-1 victory over Kent State. Credit: Steve McLaughlin.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012
Finished the season leading the team in goals (9), assists (7), and points (25) ... Named the America East Midfielder of the Year and to the All-Conference First Team ... Picked up an assist in the first game of the season at Delaware ... Recorded a pair of assists in the following game against Rutgers ... Tallied three assists in a double-overtime victory against No. 25 UMass ... Scored two goals in a victory at Vermont ... Named America East Player of the Week after her two goal performance against Vermont ... Scored a hat trick, including the game-winner in double overtime, against No. 10 Northeastern ... Scored a pair of goals in a 6-2 victory against Fairfield.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Transferred to BU from Massey University ... Accomplished player with 84 international caps for the New Zealand Black Sticks ... Veteran of eight international tournaments with the Black Sticks, including the 2012 Olympics in London, where New Zealand had its best Olympic finish ever (fourth) ... Played for championship teams at the 2009 and 2011 Oceania Cups and the 2009 Champions Challenge Tournament ... Captured the silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and the bronze at the 2011 Champions Trophy ... Played in both the World Cup and the Junior World Cup in 2010 and also competed at the 2010 Champions Trophy ... Began playing for her national program in 2005 with the U16 team, was named to the U18 team in 2006, and then was selected to the Junior Black Sticks in 2007 ... Currently plays for Northland in the National Hockey League ... Also participated in the Black Sticks' four-game test series against Argentina in March 2012.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 7, 1989 ... Daughter of Gabrielle and Craig Gunson ... Enrolled in Sargent College, majoring in nutrition.


GUNSON'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS G A P Sh. GWG DS PS
2012 18 18 9 7 25 41 2 0 0-0
TOTAL 18 18 9 7 25 41 2 0 0-0

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