LANCASTER, Pa. – July 13, 2017 – Sixteen of the nation’s top U-19 club teams gathered at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, Pa. for the 2017 U-19 National Club Championship (NCC), presented by Harrow Sports. The 3-day event panned out to be a great competition and saw dedicated athletes and coaches work hard in the summer heat for a chance to call themselves Champions.
After each winning in shootouts in the NCC Semifinal round, Nook Hockey (Manheim, Pa.) and New Heights (Essex Fells, N.J.) faced off in the final game. Nook Hockey came out on top winning 5-0 , earning the championship title along with prestigious golden Harrow sticks. Princeton FHC (Princeton, N.J.) defeated TCOYO (Virginia Beach, Va.) to claim bronze.
USA Field Hockey would like to congratulate all U-19 National Club Championship teams, athletes and coaches who participated! As well as thank the umpires, technical staff, umpire managers and volunteers who continue to make NCC a success.
Nook Hockey, coached by Matthew Soto
Athletes in Alphabetical Order: Allison Bitting, Gabby Bitts, Hannah Brown, Michala Butler, Mia Clancy, Brooke Deberdine, Emma Deberdine, Jessica Dembrowski, Autumn Gager, Madison Gaughon, Peyton Halsey, Kylie Herb, Karina Long, Katelyn Mark, Halle O’Neill, Katharine Olmstead, Madison Reese, Meghan Reese, Lisa Schaefer, Lydia Smeltz, Brooke Spezialetti, Cheyenne Sprecher, Rachel Yeager, Paityn Wirth
New Heights, coached by Ahmed Elmaghraby
Athletes in Alphabetical Order: Sara Amil, Devyn Aschenbach, Anabelle Brodeur, Bella Brosie, Hana Charnley, Elizabeth Cimilluca, Ellie Decker, Elizabeth Denehy, Cameron Haarmann, Kendall Hanlon, Ashley Iannuzzi, Sarah Iannuzzi, Kerrianne McClay, Jordan McGinley, Juli Porto, Elizabeth Romano, Julia Russo, Lia Sinsi, Jordyn Thies
Princeton FHC, by Carla Tagliente
Athletes in Alphabetical Order: Sophia Albanese, Gabriella Arata, Asia Buffaloe, Nicole Freeman, Molly Gorczyca, Gabrielle Guzdek, Lauren Hausheer, Mackenzie Keegan, Jenna Krause, Margaret Lynch Ali McCarthy, Chandler McFeeley, Caroline McGovern, Marykate Neff, Alexis Pettisani, Sammy Popper, Valerie Radvany, Isabella Sinibaldi, Erica Soomen, Sabrina Solomen, Julianna Tornetta, Kailtyn Valentino, Roxy Vassighi, Paige Zytkowicz