COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – December 6, 2019 – The 2019 National Hockey Festival, presented by CranBarry, held November 28 to 30 in Tampa, Fla., provided the opportunity for athletes in Futures to be evaluated for possible advancement to a Level 1 or Level 2 Futures training site. USA Field Hockey’s selection team evaluated various athletes from across the country who had been recommended by their club team coaches. There was no cost to the athlete and all evaluations were done during regular pool play.
Congratulations to all the athletes that participated in this great opportunity. Those athletes selected will be contacted by the Regional Futures Manager in their respective region for their new Futures site assignment.
USA Field Hockey would like to thank all club team coaches who helped in the identification process by recommending their top athletes for evaluation.
Congratulations to the following athletes who have displayed standout talent and have been selected to advance to a Level 1 or Level 2 training site in their respective regions.
Level 1 Advancement
Grace Burns | Pinnacle | Dexter, Mich.
Kendall Dowd | Lone Star | Austin, Texas
Maeve Fogarty | Aim | St. Louis, Mo.
Katherine Groff | Windy City | Flame Glenview, Ill.
Mckenna Horner | Shore Byrds | Dead Island, Md.
Abbey Kays | Lone Star | Oklahoma City, Okla.
Sarah Minges | Ambush | Charlotte. N.C.
Julia Ryan | Wizards | West Roxbury, Mass.
Alexa Shaffer | Nook Hockey | Hummelstown, Pa.
Brynn Shaffer | Nook Hockey | Hummelstown, Pa.
Berit Sharrow | Denver Field Hockey Club | Denver, Colo.
Grace Utz | Lone Star | Oklahoma City, Okla.
Regan Worley | Saints Hockey Rocks | Poquoson, Va.
Level 2 Advancement
Gabriela Braceras | Wizards | Concord, Mass.
Paige Cornelius | Coyotes | New Albany, Ohio
Carolina Dancu | Ambush | Charlotte, N.C.
Audrey Demare | Carolina All Stars | Raleigh, N.C.
Elizabeth Hunter | Ambush | Charlotte, N.C.
Ivey Mattscheck | Ambush | Charlotte, N.C.
Abby Smith | Southeast Storm/Spark | Odenton, Md.