Souderton Field Hockey Preview


Coach:  Mary Ann Harris

Assistant coaches:  Kim Dudek, Joan Moser, Lauren Whiteside, Sam Flowers, Jenny Purvis

Last year’s record:  10-4 SOL, 13-6-1 overall, lost in the second round of the District One Tournament to Mount St. Joseph Academy

Notable losses:  Alex Atiyeh (Drexel), Kirsten Russell (playing lacrosse at George Mason), Natalie Guerriero (Wilson)

Key returnees:  Taylor Yoder (Sr., Midfield), Alayna Brown (Sr., Forward), Rachel Valentine (Sr., Forward), Kalley Veit (Sr., Midfield), Courtney Bradshaw (Sr., Midfield), Cait Wetzler (Sr., Midfield), Morgan Brozena (Sr., Goalie), Rebekah Hershey (Jr., Back)

Others to watch:  Tabitha Almond (Jr., Forward), Kayla Ruth (Jr., Back), Megan McDermott (Soph., Back), Nikki Palmer (Soph., Back), Abby Gabriel (Soph., Forward)

Strengths:  “The team has played together for a few years, and they have a strong skill level.”

Question marks:  “We could use our experience to be a very strong team, but will we step up?”

Outlook:  “Our goal is to win the league, do well in districts and play in states.”