Quakertown Field Hockey Preview

QUAKERTOWN FIELD HOCKEY PREVIEW

Coach:  Peach Draper (4th year)

Assistant coaches:  Mel Lepko and Jim Maiorino

Last year’s record:  5-12-1

Notable losses:  Ashley Guenst and Stephanie Zischang

Key returners:  Courtney Heverly—Center Forward, SR ; Sarah Northey, SR Goalie; Monica Bickford—SR midfield, Stephanie Thompson, JR Back

Others to watch:  Taylor Bednar and Megan Thompson (freshman wings), Jordan Potynski (defense), Jessica Wheeling (defense), Jessica Hudoka (defense)  Janelle Crossiett (defense),  Kelsey Farrell (defense) Kelsey Johnson (defense), Kelly Camburn (defense), Allie MacIntyre (midfield),  Sara Reigh (wing), and Rebecca Robinison (sweeper)

Strengths:  Goalie Sarah Northey returning and returning Captain Courtney Heverly

Question marks:  Many young players starting varsity for the first time, INEXPERIENCE

Outlook:  “Our focus is all about TEAM this year.  We also need to focus on strong leadership to help with many of the underclassman that will be playing varsity positions.  In addition, we need to take one game at a time and learn from our mistakes.  Hard work and commitment are not easy or everyone would play field hockey.”