#8 - Flore van Dessel
Position: M
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Height: 5-4
Previous School: Odulphus Lyceum


Just the Facts

Full Name: Flore Luce van Dessel
Birthdate: Oct. 11, 1989
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Parents: Thierry and Yolande van Dessel
Siblings: Marle (twin) and Rymme (17)
Major: Psychology

While With The Rams

  • Ranks seventh in school history with 17 assists.
  • Has played and started in 53 of a possible 54 games at VCU.
  • Recorded a team-high eight assists as a sophomore in 2008.
  • Scored her first career goal on a penalty stroke against Hofstra Oct. 3, 2008.
  • Ranked second on the Rams in points scored in 2008 with 10.
  • Has recorded two career defensive saves.

ior to VCU

  • Played club field hockey for Mixed Hockeyclub Oisterwijk (MHC HOCO).
  • Participated in the Shell National Stroke Competition.

Getting to Know Flore van Dessel

  • Twin sister of VCU teammate Marle van Dessel. Younger sister, Rymme, also plays for the Rams.
  • Plans to pursue a career in sports or child psychology when she graduates.
  • Lived in Palo Alto, Calif. from 1994-95.
FLORE VAN DESSEL - CAREER STATISTICS
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
Shots
Shot%
SOG
SOG%
GW
PS-Att
DSave
2007
17
0
5
5
8
.000
2
.250
0
0-0
0
2008
19
1
8
10
6
.167
5
.833
0
1-3
2
2009
17
0
4
4
13
.000
5
.385
0
0-0
1
Total
53
1
17
19
27
.037
12
.444
0
1-3
3


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