2019 Junior Premier Outdoor League Champions of Spring

June 07, 2019, 10:44 a.m. (ET)

Content Courtesy of Junior Premier Hockey

The seventh annual Junior Premier Outdoor League (JPOL) came to a close on Sunday, June 2 and Junior Premier Hockey (JHP) would like to recognize and celebrate all the victors and show appreciation to all participants, supporters, volunteers and sponsors in this sanctioned event.

After several league dates of competitive field hockey, JPOL says that the benefits of participation and growing the game can be attested by many throughout the nation. The improvements in the quality of games from the first weekend in April to the various Championships is commendable and reflects the commitment of the players, parents, coaches, umpires, technical staff and many others.  

The continued success of this League would not be possible without the support of many who tirelessly give their time and experience. Much appreciation to the club directors, coaches and their membership who join JPH each spring to make this league possible. Many thanks to the umpire managers, technical directors and their staff of dedicated technical officers, umpires and parent judges.

Special thanks to JPH Directors, Lurah Hess, Technical Director, and Kim Scott, AltiusRT Director, who contribute countless hours of dedication behind the scenes to help make JPOL the event it has become to date.

Recognition must also be given to the college and university coaches who took the time to be present. JPH hopes that you were pleased with the level of competition and the organization of the event. Those in attendance represented the following field hockey programs: 

Catholic University of America, Columbia University, Connecticut College, Drexel University, Fairfield University, Frostburg State University, Gwynedd Mercy University, Hamilton College, Haverford College, James Madison University, Johns Hopkins University, Kent State University, Keuka College, Mercy College, Monmouth University, Morrisville State University, Pace University, Randolph-Macon College, Rowan University, Sage College, Saint Joseph’s University, St. John Fisher College, Stevenson University, SUNY New Paltz, Temple University, The College of New Jersey, The University of Scranton, University of Pennsylvania, Vassar College, Villanova University, Wesleyan University, William Patterson, Williams College, York College of Pennsylvania. JPH apologize for any establishment left out due to us not being aware of your presence or for any oversight.

Much appreciation to the universities and private institutions for granting access and use of their facilities year after year.

Special recognition to Dita USA, the official ball supplier, and Harrow Sports, the official awards sponsor. Thank you for your continued support and believing in this event!

To USA Field Hockey and staff who worked closely with JPH throughout the season, the support in growing the sport is appreciated for the good of the sport and membership. JPH thanks you and looks forward to building and strengthening the relationship as a Sanctioned Event, that benefits the membership and at the same time helps to grow the game by creating opportunities to athletes, umpires and technical staff.   

At this time, JPH would like to recognize and congratulate the 2019 Champions and Special Award recipients from each of the participating regions for an outstanding performance.

 

U-14 CHAMPIONS

Region 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 - Spirit of USA

Region 8 - Richmond Panthers FHC

Harrow’s Most Valuable Player

Region 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 - Olivia Bent-Cole, Spirit of USA

Region 8 - Mary Davis, Richmond Panthers FHC

Harrow’s Top Goal Scorer

Region 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 - Lauren Tobin, Central Penn FH & Darian Delco, South Jersey Edge

Region 8 - Callie Rogers, Richmond Panthers FHC

  

U-16 CHAMPIONS

Region 4 - East End FHC

Region 5 - Xcalibur FHC

Region 6 - UPRISE FHC

Region 7 - Oranje-Gottaloveit!

Region 8 - Potomac  Rapids FH

Harrow’s Most Valuable Players

Region 4 - Julianna Zunic, WNY Whalers

Region 5 - Karlee Alt, Central Penn FH

Region 6 - Isabella Bianco, UPRISE FHC

Region 7 - Madison Lepper, Oranje-Gottaloveit! 

Region 8 - Norah Otto, Potomac Rapids FHC

 Harrow’s Top Goal Scorers

Region 4 - Krista Dietz, Hudson Valley & Aerin Krys, New York FHC

Region 5 - Gianna Cugino, Main Line FHC (Mayhem)

Region 6 - Isabella Bianco, UPRISE FHC

Region 7 - Sydney Rowe, SPark

Region 8 - Gurnoor Dhaliwal, Potomac Rapids FHC

  

U-19 CHAMPIONS

Region 5 - Xcalibur FHC

Region 6 - Jersey Intensity FH

Region 7 - H2O

Region 8 - TCOYO FHC

Harrow’s Most Valuable Players

Region 5 - Aiyi Young, Xcalibur FHC

Region 6 - Megan McKenna, Jersey Intensity FH

Region 7 - Nathalie Friedman, H2O

Region 8 - Jayden Moon, Saints FHC

Harrow’s Top Goal Scorers

Region 5 - Madeleine Zimmer, Alley Cats

Region 6 - Cassie Boyce, NJ Starz

Region 7 - Leigh James, TNT

Region 8 - Stevie Drum, TCOYO FHC

In recognition of her dedication and all she does for the sport in Region 8 and the Virginia Beach area, a Sportsmanship Award was donated and presented in honor of Terri Sawyer.

The 2019 recipient of the Terri Sawyer Sportsmanship Award is Plunket Bierne and Tidewater FHC (Undertow).

On behalf of JPH and its Directors, Rachael Bloemker and Nigel Traverso, they would like say many thanks to all for their hard work, dedication, commitment, support and cooperation in making this Junior Premier Hockey event a continued success. They want to wish you all much success the rest of the year and look forward to your continued support and participation in 2020.

If you or anyone you know has any pictures you would like to see featured on the JPH website or social media pages, be sure to tag them @JrPremierHockey #JPOL #JPH or by emailing them to juniorpremierhockey@gmail.com.

If your region is not represented and your club would like to be part of any of the Junior Premier Hockey events, please contact JPH at your earliest. JPH are also looking for any field hockey enthusiasts who would like to contribute their talents as a volunteer. Check out the JPH Tech & Umpires section for the many areas where you can give back to the game. Training is provided!

For all results, final ranking and other information, visit the JPOL landing page and view results by region.