Chillano, Hoover invited to NFHCA Senior Game
Duke’s Alyssa Chillano and Penn’s Alexa Hoover have been invited to play in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I Senior Game Friday, Nov. 17 in Louisville, Ky.
Chillano (Spring-Ford) has been a standout all-around performer in her four seasons with the Blue Devils and has scored seven goals with four assists for 18 points thus far this season with three defensive saves. The 5-foot-5 back has 26 goals and 14 assists for 62 points in her career. She was named to the NFHCA South Region first team and was a firstteam Atlantic Coast Conference pick as a junior.
“Alyssa is a well-seasoned and experienced athlete who looks forward to this time in the season,” coach Pam Bustin said. “Her leadership really shows up and her main goal is to keep the team together down the stretch. With three previous seasons under her belt, she knows what to expect this time around.”
Hoover (Methacton) has started all 66 games that the Quakers have played in her career including all 16 this season. The 5-foot-2 forward leads the team in scoring with 30 points on 11 goals and eight assists. She has four game-winners heading into the Ivy League playoffs. Hoover has scored 67 goals and has 27 assists for 161 points with 11 game winners in her career.
“Alexa has impacted almost every aspect of the field hockey program,” coach Colleen Fink said.
“Alexa has impacted almost every aspect of the field hockey program. She has shattered every Penn scoring record and is one of the most decorated players in team history. Not only is she one of the best players ever at Penn but one of the best all-time in Ivy League history.” – University of Pennsylvania head coach Colleen Fink on forward Alexa Hoover.
“She has shattered every Penn scoring record and is one of the most decorated players in team history. Not only is she one of the best players ever at Penn but one of the best all-time in Ivy League history.”
CODY RICHMOND (BOYERTOWN) » The 5-foot-11, 195-pound linebacker had a career-high 12 tackles but his Ursinus football team dropped a 21-14 Centennial Conference decision to Susquehanna on Oct. 21 in Selinsgrove. He had six tackles in a 28-21 triumph over McDaniel on Oct. 28 in Collegeville to help lift the Bears to 6-2 overall and 5-2 in league play. Richmond has 49 tackles, including 30 unassisted, with two sacks and four tackles for losses. He also has a fumble recovery.
MADELYN MULLEN (OWEN J. ROBERTS) » The Indiana forward and Kutztown defender Morgan Aldinger (Methacton) have been selected to play in the NFHCA Division II Senior Game on Saturday, Nov. 18 in Louisville, Ky. The 5-foot-7 Mullen started all 17 games for the Crimson Hawks during the regular season and had five goals and three assists for 13 points. The 5-foot-4 Aldinger started all 18 games for the Golden Bears and had three goals and seven assists. She tied for third in the PSAC with six defensive saves.
PAUL POWER (SPRING-FORD) » The redshirt sophomore finished ninth out of 85 runners to help the Villanova men’s cross country team finish third at the Big East Conference Championships on Oct. 28 in Kenosha, Wis. Power, who earned All-Big East first team honors, covered the 8,000 meter course in 25:01.7 and was the third Wildcat finisher. The posting and the time were a big improvement over his effort in last year’s Big East meet when he finished 33rd with an 8k time of 26:06.9.
University of Pennsylvania forward Alex Hoover sends one upfield during a game this past season. Hoover, a Methacton grad, and Duke’s Alyssa Chillano (Spring-Ford) were selected to the NFHCA Division I Senior game.